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KQED World: Thursday, April 26, 2012

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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

Thursday, April 26, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31213] The Federal Reserve is more optimistic about the economy, but still keeping interest rates low. Anchor Tom Hudson will talk to a bond expert about what it means for your money. How are small investors navigating 2012? New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt reports. Apple was the hot stock on Wall Street, thanks to China. Expectations for China have been dropping, but there may still be opportunity to invest. "Street Critique" guest Jim Oberweis shares his Chinese stock picks. How social media is changing the school fundraiser. New York Correspondent Erika Miller talks to the CEO of Fundly, an online fundraising platform. Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross spent $1 billion on the NFL team. Sports expert Rick Horrow asks why he chose to spend so much money. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3024] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10314H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18088] (original broadcast date: 04/25/12)
    * Evan Osnos of The New Yorker on the continued investigation into the ousting of Bo Xilai from the Chinese Communist party.
    * Sebastian Thrun, Founder and head of Google X on his online University project called Udacity.
    * Jack Dorsey, Chairman of Twitter and CEO of Square
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    BBC World News [#117] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2588Z] Tavis talks with author Judy Blume about her latest projects. The award-winning and controversial writer discusses book censorship in the Internet age, how she can continue to connect with children as she grows older and what's next on her agenda. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10314H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#1193] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1505] Hot Planet - Cold Comfort So you think global warming won't affect you? Wait until the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down. And find out what's already happening in Alaska. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1506] Hydrogen Hopes We've all heard of hydrogen as the fuel of the future, but what will it take to get there from here? How can we create hydrogen from renewable sources like the sun? And how do we store it safely once we've got it? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#2405Z] Rhinoceros Millions of rhinos once roamed the Earth. There were hundreds of species of all shapes and sizes. But today, the rhinoceros is one of the planet's rarest animals, with three of its species on the brink of extinction. The program follows a team of experts who are working to protect rhinos from poachers -- relocating them to better habitats and breeding them in captivity. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nova [#3907H] Secrets of the Sun It contains 99.9% of all the matter in our solar system and sheds hot plasma at nearly a million miles an hour. The temperature at its core is a staggering 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. It convulses, it blazes, it sings. You know it as the sun. Scientists know it as one of the most amazing physics laboratories in the universe. Now, with the help of new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing the Sun as they never have before and even re-creating what happens at the very center of the Sun in labs here on Earth. Their work will help us understand aspects of the sun that have puzzled scientists for decades. But more critically, it may help us predict and track solar storms that have the power to zap our power grid, shut down telecommunications, and ground global air travel for days, weeks, or even longer. Such storms have happened before-but never in the modern era of satellite communication. Thid episode reveals a bright new dawn in our understanding of our nearest star-one that might help keep our planet from going dark. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1505] Hot Planet - Cold Comfort So you think global warming won't affect you? Wait until the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down. And find out what's already happening in Alaska. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1506] Hydrogen Hopes We've all heard of hydrogen as the fuel of the future, but what will it take to get there from here? How can we create hydrogen from renewable sources like the sun? And how do we store it safely once we've got it? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Nature [#2405Z] Rhinoceros Millions of rhinos once roamed the Earth. There were hundreds of species of all shapes and sizes. But today, the rhinoceros is one of the planet's rarest animals, with three of its species on the brink of extinction. The program follows a team of experts who are working to protect rhinos from poachers -- relocating them to better habitats and breeding them in captivity. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3907H] Secrets of the Sun It contains 99.9% of all the matter in our solar system and sheds hot plasma at nearly a million miles an hour. The temperature at its core is a staggering 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. It convulses, it blazes, it sings. You know it as the sun. Scientists know it as one of the most amazing physics laboratories in the universe. Now, with the help of new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing the Sun as they never have before and even re-creating what happens at the very center of the Sun in labs here on Earth. Their work will help us understand aspects of the sun that have puzzled scientists for decades. But more critically, it may help us predict and track solar storms that have the power to zap our power grid, shut down telecommunications, and ground global air travel for days, weeks, or even longer. Such storms have happened before-but never in the modern era of satellite communication. Thid episode reveals a bright new dawn in our understanding of our nearest star-one that might help keep our planet from going dark. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1194] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#16117] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2588Z] Tavis talks with author Judy Blume about her latest projects. The award-winning and controversial writer discusses book censorship in the Internet age, how she can continue to connect with children as she grows older and what's next on her agenda. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3025] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#8084] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18117] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31214Z] Exxon Mobil, profits fall at the world's biggest publicly traded oil company. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt looks at whether it's time to buy, sell or hold. Amazon is in the midst of the battle of the tablets. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh reports on the online marketplace's earnings. Consumer spending is on the rise. The CEO of Lands' End talks to Anchor Tom Hudson about business at the retailer. The President's push to keep student loan rates from rising has arrived at Congress. Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall previews the vote. How social media is helping artists fund their ideas. New York Correspondent Erika Miller looks at a group called Kickstarter, in her week-long series on crowdfunding. No need for a Ph.D. in economics to teach your kids about money. "Earn It, Learn It" author Alisa Weinstein has a few ideas for how to start talking about money. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10315H] Liberia's Charles Taylor Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity * Murdoch Blames Rogue Newspaper For Phone-Hacking * China's Political Scandal *Making Sen$e: The Downside Of Tech * Women In Science Conversation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18117] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3064] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10315H] Liberia's Charles Taylor Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity * Murdoch Blames Rogue Newspaper For Phone-Hacking * China's Political Scandal *Making Sen$e: The Downside Of Tech * Women In Science Conversation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3064] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3025] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10315H] Liberia's Charles Taylor Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity * Murdoch Blames Rogue Newspaper For Phone-Hacking * China's Political Scandal *Making Sen$e: The Downside Of Tech * Women In Science Conversation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3064] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18089] (original broadcast date: 04/26/12)
    * John F. Burns of The New York Times & Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson of The Financial Times on the Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal
    * Nick Hanauer & Eric Liu on "The Gardens of Democracy: A New American Story of Citizenship, the Economy, and the Role of Government"
    * Irshad Manji of New York University on her book "Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3064] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    BBC World News [#118] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3064] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2589Z] Tavis talks with Ayad Akhtar about his first novel American Dervish. The actor-writer talks about the real-life experiences that inspired the book, relates Islam to Christianity and discusses his challenges as a storyteller to expose new truths that readers would not normally consider. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3064] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10315H] Liberia's Charles Taylor Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity * Murdoch Blames Rogue Newspaper For Phone-Hacking * China's Political Scandal *Making Sen$e: The Downside Of Tech * Women In Science Conversation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3064] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1194] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31214Z] Exxon Mobil, profits fall at the world's biggest publicly traded oil company. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt looks at whether it's time to buy, sell or hold. Amazon is in the midst of the battle of the tablets. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh reports on the online marketplace's earnings. Consumer spending is on the rise. The CEO of Lands' End talks to Anchor Tom Hudson about business at the retailer. The President's push to keep student loan rates from rising has arrived at Congress. Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall previews the vote. How social media is helping artists fund their ideas. New York Correspondent Erika Miller looks at a group called Kickstarter, in her week-long series on crowdfunding. No need for a Ph.D. in economics to teach your kids about money. "Earn It, Learn It" author Alisa Weinstein has a few ideas for how to start talking about money. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3025] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Thursday, April 26, 2012

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KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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