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KQED World: Thursday, September 27, 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.

Thursday, September 27, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31323Z] New home sales cooled a little this summer but prices jumped to their highest level since the recession. NBR's Diane Eastabrook takes a look a new home construction in the Midwest. Radio Shack sacks its CEO promising to move in a new direction. But, how does a niche player find its footing between the big box retailers and online competitors. NBR's Ruben Ramirez reports from New York. And, paying for college. The confusing and complex business of figuring out financial aid. NBR's Sylvia Hall has details from Washington on navigating the complex web. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3178] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10463H] Greece Protests * Campaign 2012- Youth Vote * Early Voting * Turkey and Syria * 2012 Teacher of the Year * Andy Williams duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18198H] (original broadcast date: 9/26/12)
    * Mario Monti, Prime Minister of Italy
    * Laurent Fabius, France's Foreign Minister
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2698] Tavis talks with The Washington Post's Managing Editor of online politics coverage Chris Cillizza about this year's election, and with life coach Iyanla Vanzant about her new TV show, "Iyanla, Fix My Life". duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31323Z] New home sales cooled a little this summer but prices jumped to their highest level since the recession. NBR's Diane Eastabrook takes a look a new home construction in the Midwest. Radio Shack sacks its CEO promising to move in a new direction. But, how does a niche player find its footing between the big box retailers and online competitors. NBR's Ruben Ramirez reports from New York. And, paying for college. The confusing and complex business of figuring out financial aid. NBR's Sylvia Hall has details from Washington on navigating the complex web. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10463H] Greece Protests * Campaign 2012- Youth Vote * Early Voting * Turkey and Syria * 2012 Teacher of the Year * Andy Williams duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2043] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1305] Mysteries of the Deep Scientists relay the stories of famous submarines and their pioneering crews - from the ill-fated Confederate secret weapon, Hunley, which carried out the world's first successful submarine attack, to the deep-diving Alvin, which found the Titanic and discovered life in the deep ocean. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#2902H] The Animal House Animals build homes for reasons very similar to our own, but they've been doing it for much longer. From a small depression in the sand to an elaborate, multi-chambered tunnel - animal structures can be simple or architectural marvels. In each case, the goal is the same - protection from predators and a nearby source of food. These structures, whether a nest, a burrow or a mound, are also the site of great dramas and extraordinary behaviors. From master builders like termites and beavers, to master decorators like the bowerbird, which places colorful flowers at the entrance to its nest, "The Animal House" will be a global look at the "homelife of wildlife." duration 56:16   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nova [#3804H] Making Stuff Cleaner Most modern materials are dangerous to the environment, but what about cleaning up our world? Batteries grown from viruses, tires made from orange peel oil, plastics made of sugar, and solar cells that cook up hydrogen-these are just a few glimpses of a new generation of clean materials that could power devices of the future. In Making Stuff Cleaner, David Pogue explores the rapidly developing science and business of clean energy and examines alternative ways to generate it, store it, and distribute it. Is hydrogen the way to go? One scientist is even using America's abundance of chicken feathers to create a cheap way to make hydrogen cars safer. What about lithium batteries? Does this solve an energy problem or create a new dependency - in this case, on South America for a different kind of limited resource than oil? Can scientists instead develop a process in which batteries run on molten salts found in cheap abundance in the US or on genetically engineered viruses? Pogue investigates the latest developments in biobased fuels and in harnessing solar energy for our cars, homes, and industry in a fascinating hour full of the "stuff" of a sustainable future. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1305] Mysteries of the Deep Scientists relay the stories of famous submarines and their pioneering crews - from the ill-fated Confederate secret weapon, Hunley, which carried out the world's first successful submarine attack, to the deep-diving Alvin, which found the Titanic and discovered life in the deep ocean. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Nature [#2902H] The Animal House Animals build homes for reasons very similar to our own, but they've been doing it for much longer. From a small depression in the sand to an elaborate, multi-chambered tunnel - animal structures can be simple or architectural marvels. In each case, the goal is the same - protection from predators and a nearby source of food. These structures, whether a nest, a burrow or a mound, are also the site of great dramas and extraordinary behaviors. From master builders like termites and beavers, to master decorators like the bowerbird, which places colorful flowers at the entrance to its nest, "The Animal House" will be a global look at the "homelife of wildlife." duration 56:16   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3804H] Making Stuff Cleaner Most modern materials are dangerous to the environment, but what about cleaning up our world? Batteries grown from viruses, tires made from orange peel oil, plastics made of sugar, and solar cells that cook up hydrogen-these are just a few glimpses of a new generation of clean materials that could power devices of the future. In Making Stuff Cleaner, David Pogue explores the rapidly developing science and business of clean energy and examines alternative ways to generate it, store it, and distribute it. Is hydrogen the way to go? One scientist is even using America's abundance of chicken feathers to create a cheap way to make hydrogen cars safer. What about lithium batteries? Does this solve an energy problem or create a new dependency - in this case, on South America for a different kind of limited resource than oil? Can scientists instead develop a process in which batteries run on molten salts found in cheap abundance in the US or on genetically engineered viruses? Pogue investigates the latest developments in biobased fuels and in harnessing solar energy for our cars, homes, and industry in a fascinating hour full of the "stuff" of a sustainable future. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2044] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8194] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2698] Tavis talks with The Washington Post's Managing Editor of online politics coverage Chris Cillizza about this year's election, and with life coach Iyanla Vanzant about her new TV show, "Iyanla, Fix My Life". duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3179] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18198H] (original broadcast date: 9/26/12)
    * Mario Monti, Prime Minister of Italy
    * Laurent Fabius, France's Foreign Minister
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31324Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10464H] UN Netanyahu * Libya * American Graduate - North Dakota * Daily Download * NFL duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17271H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3174] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10464H] UN Netanyahu * Libya * American Graduate - North Dakota * Daily Download * NFL duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3174] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3179] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3174] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10464H] UN Netanyahu * Libya * American Graduate - North Dakota * Daily Download * NFL duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3174] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18199H] (original broadcast date: 9/27/12)
    * a look at the global water crisis with Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of the Coca Cola Company; Gabriel Jaramillo, General Manager of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS; Dean Kamen, founder and president of DEKA Research and Development Corp
    * actor Matt Damon & Gary White, founders of Water.org
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3174] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2699] Tavis talks with show business powerhouse Penny Marshall about life and career, as described in her humorous memoir, My Mother Was Nuts. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3174] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31324Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3174] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10464H] UN Netanyahu * Libya * American Graduate - North Dakota * Daily Download * NFL duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3174] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2044] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31324Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3179] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Thursday, September 27, 2012

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