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KQED World: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12052] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36182] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4190] Tavis talks with heralded actor Martin Sheen about the current political climate and his latest roles in Grace and Frankie and Anne of Green Gables. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Time Scanners [#104] Colosseum The team uses incredible new laser-scanning technology to uncover the engineering secrets behind ancient Rome's Colosseum. Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of laser-scanning experts to Rome in Italy on a quest to uncover some of the engineering world's oldest mysteries of the Colosseum. Using cutting-edge 3D laser-scanning technology, the team want to answer three questions. How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? Finally, how does the mighty Colosseum perform in state of the art computer testing against the sports stadiam of the 21st century? Armed with incredible scanning technology, the data will provide the clues to help Steve find the answers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2627] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    American Forum [#301] The Long Shadow of Vietnam Historian MARC SELVERSTONE previews and critiques Ken Burns' epic new Vietnam War series on PBS, which begins Sept. 17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#535] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#208] DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis. duration 12:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#511] Night School Every year, over a million students drop out of high school. They may complete their graduate equivalency degrees, but then they discover they're still struggling to get good jobs. For some in Indianapolis, there's another option: a night school program that will get them their full high school diploma - if they can complete a tough curriculum that includes algebra and biology. NIGHT SCHOOL is an intimate look at a year in the lives of three students: a single father trying to make abetter life for his young daughter, an older woman looking to complete the schooling she abandoned almost 40 years before, and a young woman who needs her diploma to enroll in nursing school. duration 1:26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Dropping Back In [#101] Second Chances High school dropouts, educators, and researchers introduce the economic and personal costs of dropping out, why a high school equivalency is no longer enough, and the benefits of dropouts gaining second chances. Two former dropouts, Kellie Blair Hardt, homeless as a child, now an award-winning teacher, and Hasan Davis, former commissioner of juvenile justice for the state of Kentucky, tell their stories. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Castle In Every Heart: The Arto Monaco Story A CASTLE IN EVERY HEART: THE ARTO MONACO STORY chronicles the engaging life and work of Arto Monaco (1913-2003), the pioneering designer and gifted storyteller responsible for Santa's Workshop, The Land of Make believe and Old MacDonald's Farm petting zoo. Beginning in the late 1940s, Monaco introduced Americans to a new form of outdoor entertainment - the theme park - and in the ensuing decades, visitors responded by flocking to his parks by the thousands. The program charts Monaco's education at the prestigious Pratt Institute in New York City, his stints as a storyboard artist for Hollywood film studios and as an army recruit during World War II and finally, to his life's work building theme parks. duration 52:50   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Time Scanners [#104] Colosseum The team uses incredible new laser-scanning technology to uncover the engineering secrets behind ancient Rome's Colosseum. Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of laser-scanning experts to Rome in Italy on a quest to uncover some of the engineering world's oldest mysteries of the Colosseum. Using cutting-edge 3D laser-scanning technology, the team want to answer three questions. How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? Finally, how does the mighty Colosseum perform in state of the art computer testing against the sports stadiam of the 21st century? Armed with incredible scanning technology, the data will provide the clues to help Steve find the answers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4191] Tavis talks with former Senator Russ Feingold about voting against the Patriot Act and his organization "Legit Action" and with blues quintet Southern Avenue's Ori Naftaly and Tierinii Jackson about their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, including the band's national debut performance of "Don't Give Up". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4192] Tavis talks with labor leader Dolores Huerta about DACA and the new documentary about her life titled Dolores. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2627] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    American Forum [#301] The Long Shadow of Vietnam Historian MARC SELVERSTONE previews and critiques Ken Burns' epic new Vietnam War series on PBS, which begins Sept. 17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#511] Night School Every year, over a million students drop out of high school. They may complete their graduate equivalency degrees, but then they discover they're still struggling to get good jobs. For some in Indianapolis, there's another option: a night school program that will get them their full high school diploma - if they can complete a tough curriculum that includes algebra and biology. NIGHT SCHOOL is an intimate look at a year in the lives of three students: a single father trying to make abetter life for his young daughter, an older woman looking to complete the schooling she abandoned almost 40 years before, and a young woman who needs her diploma to enroll in nursing school. duration 1:26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Dropping Back In [#101] Second Chances High school dropouts, educators, and researchers introduce the economic and personal costs of dropping out, why a high school equivalency is no longer enough, and the benefits of dropouts gaining second chances. Two former dropouts, Kellie Blair Hardt, homeless as a child, now an award-winning teacher, and Hasan Davis, former commissioner of juvenile justice for the state of Kentucky, tell their stories. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Castle In Every Heart: The Arto Monaco Story A CASTLE IN EVERY HEART: THE ARTO MONACO STORY chronicles the engaging life and work of Arto Monaco (1913-2003), the pioneering designer and gifted storyteller responsible for Santa's Workshop, The Land of Make believe and Old MacDonald's Farm petting zoo. Beginning in the late 1940s, Monaco introduced Americans to a new form of outdoor entertainment - the theme park - and in the ensuing decades, visitors responded by flocking to his parks by the thousands. The program charts Monaco's education at the prestigious Pratt Institute in New York City, his stints as a storyboard artist for Hollywood film studios and as an army recruit during World War II and finally, to his life's work building theme parks. duration 52:50   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8118] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14183] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4192] Tavis talks with labor leader Dolores Huerta about DACA and the new documentary about her life titled Dolores. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36183] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12053] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8118] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7033] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36183] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4468H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12053] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4468H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23193H] (original air date 9/13/2017) We look at President Trump's bipartisan meetings to overhaul the nation's tax code. Charlie is joined by Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia.
    *We conclude with part three of Charlie's conversation with Steve Bannon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4468H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36183] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4468H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4193] Tavis talks with legendary singer-songwriter David Crosby about his career and latest album Sky Trails. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4468H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12053] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4468H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7033] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12053] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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