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KQED World: Friday, August 31, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Friday, August 31, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2024] This expanded edition includes coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. duration 1:59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10444H] Convention Readies For Romney Speech * Shields and Brooks * A Glimpse At Romney's Record In Massachusetts * Leavitt, Stemberg On Romney * What The Voters Are Looking For From The Nominee * Beschloss, Norton Discuss The Election duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18179H] (original broadcast date: 8/30/12)
    continued political analysis of the Republican National Convention with Gov. Michael Leavitt; Al Hunt of Bloomberg News; Scott Pelley of CBS News; Mike Murphy, Republican strategist and columnist for Time magazine; John Heilemann of New York Magazine; and Mark Halperin of Time Magazine.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2679] Tavis talks with award-winning economist-writer Ben Stein on the final night of the Republican National Convention. The author of the new text, How to Really Ruin Your Financial Life and Portfolio, weighs in on abortion, the defense budget, the economy, poverty and how voters choose their candidate. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31304Z] Spain puts investors around the globe on edge as the country rethinks its decision to seek a bailout. Why should U.S. investors care? We'll speak with Scott Macdonald, Head of Economic Research at MC Asset Management Holdings. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke makes his annual speech at Jackson Hole tomorrow morning as investors listen for clues to how and when the Fed may do something to help the economy. But within the Fed there are a range of opinions. Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall takes a look at the dissent within the Fed. More signs today the economy may be picking up steam as consumer spending climbs to its highest level in 5 months. One beneficiary was the nation's retailers but as New York Correspondent Ruben Ramirez reports... was it just a back to school blip? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10444H] Convention Readies For Romney Speech * Shields and Brooks * A Glimpse At Romney's Record In Massachusetts * Leavitt, Stemberg On Romney * What The Voters Are Looking For From The Nominee * Beschloss, Norton Discuss The Election duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2024] This expanded edition includes coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. duration 1:59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2024] This expanded edition includes coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. duration 1:59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 am
    Global Spirit [#103H] Music, Sound and the Sacred The transcendent power of music has long been recognized as a vehicle for spiritual practice and a path to spiritual fulfillment and enlightenment. In this episode of Global Spirit, host Phil Cousineau explores the transcendent qualities of spiritual and sacred music with guests Rev. Alan Jones, and Grammy-award-winning singer and member of the Native American Onondaga tribe Joanne Shenandoah. Experience the power of liturgical musical performances in Latin from Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, and witness powerful, live studio performances by Joanne Shenandoah and a haunting sequence from Peter Brook's film, "Meetings with Remarkable Men" with sacred sounds resonating across the Afghan mountaintops. duration 54:09   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Global Spirit [#104H] Art and the Creative Spirit What makes art sacred? Does the creative spirit lie within the artist, or is it channeled through the artist from some "higher power"? This episode of Global Spirit seeks answers to these and other questions by looking at various sacred art forms, and by engaging with artists who speak eloquently about the spiritual aspect of the creative process. The program presents the work and teachings of Buddhist artist and teacher Lama Lhanang Rinpoche as well as Pueblo Indian sculptor Estella Loretto. Visually engaging and emotionally uplifting, this Global Spirit episode imparts new insights and discoveries about sacred art and the creative spirit from spiritual traditions as distant and seemingly disconnected as Tibet and the American Southwest. duration 54:01   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    History Detectives [#801H] Space Exploration This episode launches into space for an exhilarating hour exploring the excitement, promise and ingenuity that fueled America's foray into space exploration. First, detective Tukufu Zuberi tracks a scrap of metallic Mylar that could be one of America's early satellites - balloons - in the segment "Satelloon." Then, in the segment "Moon Museum," Gwendolyn Wright investigates the audacious notion that Andy Warhol's art may be on the moon. Finally, in the "Space Boot" segment, Elyse Luray tries on a jury-rigged ski boot with a magnetic metal brick bolted to the bottom that may be one of the first prototypes for a NASA space boot. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Global Spirit [#103H] Music, Sound and the Sacred The transcendent power of music has long been recognized as a vehicle for spiritual practice and a path to spiritual fulfillment and enlightenment. In this episode of Global Spirit, host Phil Cousineau explores the transcendent qualities of spiritual and sacred music with guests Rev. Alan Jones, and Grammy-award-winning singer and member of the Native American Onondaga tribe Joanne Shenandoah. Experience the power of liturgical musical performances in Latin from Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, and witness powerful, live studio performances by Joanne Shenandoah and a haunting sequence from Peter Brook's film, "Meetings with Remarkable Men" with sacred sounds resonating across the Afghan mountaintops. duration 54:09   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Global Spirit [#104H] Art and the Creative Spirit What makes art sacred? Does the creative spirit lie within the artist, or is it channeled through the artist from some "higher power"? This episode of Global Spirit seeks answers to these and other questions by looking at various sacred art forms, and by engaging with artists who speak eloquently about the spiritual aspect of the creative process. The program presents the work and teachings of Buddhist artist and teacher Lama Lhanang Rinpoche as well as Pueblo Indian sculptor Estella Loretto. Visually engaging and emotionally uplifting, this Global Spirit episode imparts new insights and discoveries about sacred art and the creative spirit from spiritual traditions as distant and seemingly disconnected as Tibet and the American Southwest. duration 54:01   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2025] This expanded edition includes coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. duration 1:59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2025] This expanded edition includes coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. duration 1:59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    LinkAsia [#104] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18179H] (original broadcast date: 8/30/12)
    continued political analysis of the Republican National Convention with Gov. Michael Leavitt; Al Hunt of Bloomberg News; Scott Pelley of CBS News; Mike Murphy, Republican strategist and columnist for Time magazine; John Heilemann of New York Magazine; and Mark Halperin of Time Magazine.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31305Z] Convincing talk from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke today that the Fed is ready to act to boost the economy. Susie Gharib speaks with the Former Vice-Chairman of the Fed, Alan Blinder. The American economy may be inching along, but a slowdown overseas threatens to drag down the U.S. Tonight's Market Monitor is Alan Lancz, Director of Research at LanczGlobal.com Across the country, millions of Americans are heading out for the Labor Day weekend. Ruben Ramirez takes a look at the travel outlook beyond the unofficial end to summer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10445H] Romney and Ryan Are On The Trail Again As Obama And Biden Ready For Charlotte * Surveying The Damage From Hurricane Isaac * Criminal Investigation Into CIA Interrogations Ends * A Look At The Charlotte Economy * Conversations With Undecided Voters * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17244H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3155] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10445H] Romney and Ryan Are On The Trail Again As Obama And Biden Ready For Charlotte * Surveying The Damage From Hurricane Isaac * Criminal Investigation Into CIA Interrogations Ends * A Look At The Charlotte Economy * Conversations With Undecided Voters * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3155] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17244H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3155] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10445H] Romney and Ryan Are On The Trail Again As Obama And Biden Ready For Charlotte * Surveying The Damage From Hurricane Isaac * Criminal Investigation Into CIA Interrogations Ends * A Look At The Charlotte Economy * Conversations With Undecided Voters * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3155] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18180H] (original broadcast date: 8/31/12)
    Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform and highlights from this week's Republican National Convention
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3155] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2680Z] Tavis talks with Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick, star of the TNT series The Closer, about the show's conclusion after a 7-year run, Hollywood marriages and her new film, The Possession. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3155] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31305Z] Convincing talk from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke today that the Fed is ready to act to boost the economy. Susie Gharib speaks with the Former Vice-Chairman of the Fed, Alan Blinder. The American economy may be inching along, but a slowdown overseas threatens to drag down the U.S. Tonight's Market Monitor is Alan Lancz, Director of Research at LanczGlobal.com Across the country, millions of Americans are heading out for the Labor Day weekend. Ruben Ramirez takes a look at the travel outlook beyond the unofficial end to summer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3155] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10445H] Romney and Ryan Are On The Trail Again As Obama And Biden Ready For Charlotte * Surveying The Damage From Hurricane Isaac * Criminal Investigation Into CIA Interrogations Ends * A Look At The Charlotte Economy * Conversations With Undecided Voters * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3155] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2025] This expanded edition includes coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. duration 1:59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2025] This expanded edition includes coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. duration 1:59:00   STEREO TVRE
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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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (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 […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (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 […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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XFINITY 192
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XFINITY 189
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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