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KQED World: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31296Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3141] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10436H] Candidates React To Missouri Senate Candidate's Comment About Rape * Smoking Is Booming In Developing Nations, Study Finds * In Rhode Island, School Officials Aim To Curb Summer Learning Loss * Augusta National Brings In Rice, Payne As First Female Members * Al-Qaeda Militants Strengthen Presence In Mali * A Conversation With E.J. Dionne duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18171H] (broadcast date: 8/20/12)
    rebroadcast of the Charlie Rose Brain Series 2 Episode 6: Autism
    with Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Gerald Fischbach of The Simons Foundation, Uta Frith of University College London, Matthew State of Yale University, and Alison Singer of the Autism Science Foundation
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2671Z] Tavis talks with former presidential candidate Ralph Nader. The consumer and political activist shares his opinions on how minimum wage and the weakened labor movement will play into the 2012 presidential race. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31296Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10436H] Candidates React To Missouri Senate Candidate's Comment About Rape * Smoking Is Booming In Developing Nations, Study Finds * In Rhode Island, School Officials Aim To Curb Summer Learning Loss * Augusta National Brings In Rice, Payne As First Female Members * Al-Qaeda Militants Strengthen Presence In Mali * A Conversation With E.J. Dionne duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2016] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#518H] Faye Wattleton Faye Wattleton - the youngest person, the first woman, and the first African American president of Planned Parenthood (1978-1992) - talks with Maria Hinojosa about the polarities of politics and emotions around women's reproductive health. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Need To Know [#249H] OBESITY IN THE CITY - NTK examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend.
    INTERVIEW: ROSS HAMMOND - Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute to get his take on whether or not the federal government can help solve the nation's obesity epidemic.
    AMERICAN VOICES - This week's essay is by entrepreneur Haile Johnston, who helps provides fresh food to residents of inner city Philadelphia.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#412] Cascade of Light In the arctic, some adventures make the spirit dance. Discover perpetual light and the spectacle of arctic life with group of friends from an urban culture who follow a river to the Arctic Ocean. They learn that awareness, not crisis, must define our relationship with the rest of the natural world. And how the greatest journey is where the land takes us within ourselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:30 am
    Natural Heroes [#413] The Story of Stuff The Story of Stuff is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Saving Songbirds Travel from New England to Costa Rica and Jamaica to meet some of the most colorful and melodic migratory birds and the people who are dedicated to saving them. Meet researchers who employ creative means to assess the health of bird populations, and grassroots efforts by Vermont school children to help re-forest the mountains of Costa Rica. Also featured are scientists in Cape May, NJ, who track large flocks of migrating songbirds in total darkness, and Costa Rican coffee farmers practicing bird-friendly methods of cultivation and processing. Avid bird watchers Samuel Habib and Andrea LeBlanc show the personal side of why the survival of songbirds is so important to us all. duration 56:49   TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#518H] Faye Wattleton Faye Wattleton - the youngest person, the first woman, and the first African American president of Planned Parenthood (1978-1992) - talks with Maria Hinojosa about the polarities of politics and emotions around women's reproductive health. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Need To Know [#249H] OBESITY IN THE CITY - NTK examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend.
    INTERVIEW: ROSS HAMMOND - Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute to get his take on whether or not the federal government can help solve the nation's obesity epidemic.
    AMERICAN VOICES - This week's essay is by entrepreneur Haile Johnston, who helps provides fresh food to residents of inner city Philadelphia.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#412] Cascade of Light In the arctic, some adventures make the spirit dance. Discover perpetual light and the spectacle of arctic life with group of friends from an urban culture who follow a river to the Arctic Ocean. They learn that awareness, not crisis, must define our relationship with the rest of the natural world. And how the greatest journey is where the land takes us within ourselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 am
    Natural Heroes [#413] The Story of Stuff The Story of Stuff is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Saving Songbirds Travel from New England to Costa Rica and Jamaica to meet some of the most colorful and melodic migratory birds and the people who are dedicated to saving them. Meet researchers who employ creative means to assess the health of bird populations, and grassroots efforts by Vermont school children to help re-forest the mountains of Costa Rica. Also featured are scientists in Cape May, NJ, who track large flocks of migrating songbirds in total darkness, and Costa Rican coffee farmers practicing bird-friendly methods of cultivation and processing. Avid bird watchers Samuel Habib and Andrea LeBlanc show the personal side of why the survival of songbirds is so important to us all. duration 56:49   TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2017] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8167] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2671Z] Tavis talks with former presidential candidate Ralph Nader. The consumer and political activist shares his opinions on how minimum wage and the weakened labor movement will play into the 2012 presidential race. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3142] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18171H] (broadcast date: 8/20/12)
    rebroadcast of the Charlie Rose Brain Series 2 Episode 6: Autism
    with Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Gerald Fischbach of The Simons Foundation, Uta Frith of University College London, Matthew State of Yale University, and Alison Singer of the Autism Science Foundation
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31297Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10437H] Akin Maintains He Will Stay In Missouri Senate Race * As Facebook's Stock Falters, Apple's Stock Sets Record * American Graduate: In Seattle, A Nonprofit Points Students To College Graduation * In Florida Straits, One Swimmer's Dream Comes To An End * A Conversation With Mickey Edwards duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17234H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3147] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10437H] Akin Maintains He Will Stay In Missouri Senate Race * As Facebook's Stock Falters, Apple's Stock Sets Record * American Graduate: In Seattle, A Nonprofit Points Students To College Graduation * In Florida Straits, One Swimmer's Dream Comes To An End * A Conversation With Mickey Edwards duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3147] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3142] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3147] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10437H] Akin Maintains He Will Stay In Missouri Senate Race * As Facebook's Stock Falters, Apple's Stock Sets Record * American Graduate: In Seattle, A Nonprofit Points Students To College Graduation * In Florida Straits, One Swimmer's Dream Comes To An End * A Conversation With Mickey Edwards duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3147] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18172H] (broadcast date: 8/21/12)
    a rebroadcast of the Charlie Rose Brain Series 2: Depression
    with Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Peter Whybrow of UCLA, author Andrew Solomon, Frederick Goodwin of George Washington University and Helen Mayberg of Emory University
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3147] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2672Z] Tavis talks with Jeff Foxworthy, host of The American Bible Challenge. The popular comedian discusses the new game show and lessons he hopes viewers will learn from it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3147] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31297Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3147] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10437H] Akin Maintains He Will Stay In Missouri Senate Race * As Facebook's Stock Falters, Apple's Stock Sets Record * American Graduate: In Seattle, A Nonprofit Points Students To College Graduation * In Florida Straits, One Swimmer's Dream Comes To An End * A Conversation With Mickey Edwards duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3147] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2017] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31297Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3142] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, 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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XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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