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KQED World: Thursday, February 14, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Thursday, February 14, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10563] Minimum Wage Push * California Standoff * Pre-School Education * Immigration Reform duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32051] The president says $9 an hour is what it will take to lift working Americans above the poverty line. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at whether the President's plan can work. Gridlock in Washington may be one issue weighing on the markets. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Nuveen Asset Management's Chief Equity Strategist Bob Doll. And, a shining debut for Alamos Gold on the New York Stock Exchange. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at the outlook for gold in 2013. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2837] Tavis talks with Mark Pinsky, president-CEO of Opportunity Finance Network, who discusses the work of his national network of Community Development Financial Institutions. Tavis also pays tribute to Essie Mae Washington-Williams, author of Dear Senator: A Memoir by the Daughter of Strom Thurmond. In 2004 and again in 2005, Ms. Washington-Williams shared the story of her secret parentage and details from her memoir, Dear Senator. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    America In Primetime [#101H] Independent Woman Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters. Interviews include Roseanne Barr ("Roseanne"); Candice Bergen ("Murphy Brown"); Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives"), Robert and Michelle King and Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife"); James L. Brooks and Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"); Shonda Rhimes and Sandra Oh ("Grey's Anatomy"); and Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem ("Nurse Jackie") among others. duration 55:50   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3319] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2838] Tavis talks with Tony-nominated actor Josh Gad, exec producer and star of the new family sitcom, 1600 Penn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1541] Entrepreneurs/The Cenovus Series - Guest: Richard Boudreault duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#907] Lyme Disease Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the microscopic bacteria that is carried by ticks. Trevor Shorb was a star high school lacrosse player when Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks and kept him on the bench for a few years. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics; however, late diagnosis can lead to complications such as arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Learn from the experts about steps you can take to protect yourself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4006] Earth from Space This film reveals a spectacular new space-based vision of our planet. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA takes data from earth-observing satellites and transforms it into dazzling visual sequences, each one exposing the intricate web of forces that sustains life on earth. Viewers witness how dust blown from the Sahara fertilizes the Amazon; how a vast submarine "waterfall" off Antarctica helps drive ocean currents around the world; and how the sun's heating up of the southern Atlantic gives birth to a colossally powerful hurricane. From the microscopic world of water molecules vaporizing over the ocean to the magnetic field that is bigger than Earth itself, this show reveals the astonishing beauty and complexity of our dynamic planet. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Barbara Morgan: No Limits From more than 11,000 applicants to the 1985 Teacher-in-Space program, McCall Elementary School teacher Barbara Morgan was chosen to be the backup to Christa McAuliffe. When McAuliffe was killed in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger in 1986, Morgan's dream of flying in space was threatened. Using rare footage, as well as interviews with Morgan, her friends, colleagues, students and family, this program shows how Morgan became a full-fledged astronaut, overcoming additional, and sometimes tragic, challenges. On August 8, 2007, Morgan and her crewmates triumphantly launched in the shuttle Endeavour. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    America In Primetime [#101H] Independent Woman Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters. Interviews include Roseanne Barr ("Roseanne"); Candice Bergen ("Murphy Brown"); Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives"), Robert and Michelle King and Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife"); James L. Brooks and Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"); Shonda Rhimes and Sandra Oh ("Grey's Anatomy"); and Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem ("Nurse Jackie") among others. duration 55:50   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2838] Tavis talks with Tony-nominated actor Josh Gad, exec producer and star of the new family sitcom, 1600 Penn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2837] Tavis talks with Mark Pinsky, president-CEO of Opportunity Finance Network, who discusses the work of his national network of Community Development Financial Institutions. Tavis also pays tribute to Essie Mae Washington-Williams, author of Dear Senator: A Memoir by the Daughter of Strom Thurmond. In 2004 and again in 2005, Ms. Washington-Williams shared the story of her secret parentage and details from her memoir, Dear Senator. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1541] Entrepreneurs/The Cenovus Series - Guest: Richard Boudreault duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#907] Lyme Disease Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the microscopic bacteria that is carried by ticks. Trevor Shorb was a star high school lacrosse player when Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks and kept him on the bench for a few years. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics; however, late diagnosis can lead to complications such as arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Learn from the experts about steps you can take to protect yourself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4006] Earth from Space This film reveals a spectacular new space-based vision of our planet. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA takes data from earth-observing satellites and transforms it into dazzling visual sequences, each one exposing the intricate web of forces that sustains life on earth. Viewers witness how dust blown from the Sahara fertilizes the Amazon; how a vast submarine "waterfall" off Antarctica helps drive ocean currents around the world; and how the sun's heating up of the southern Atlantic gives birth to a colossally powerful hurricane. From the microscopic world of water molecules vaporizing over the ocean to the magnetic field that is bigger than Earth itself, this show reveals the astonishing beauty and complexity of our dynamic planet. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Barbara Morgan: No Limits From more than 11,000 applicants to the 1985 Teacher-in-Space program, McCall Elementary School teacher Barbara Morgan was chosen to be the backup to Christa McAuliffe. When McAuliffe was killed in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger in 1986, Morgan's dream of flying in space was threatened. Using rare footage, as well as interviews with Morgan, her friends, colleagues, students and family, this program shows how Morgan became a full-fledged astronaut, overcoming additional, and sometimes tragic, challenges. On August 8, 2007, Morgan and her crewmates triumphantly launched in the shuttle Endeavour. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3319] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9033] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2838] Tavis talks with Tony-nominated actor Josh Gad, exec producer and star of the new family sitcom, 1600 Penn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32052] Warren Buffett partners up to buy ketchup maker HJ Heinz in a deal worth $28 Billion dollars. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at why Buffett may have chosen Brazil's 3G Capital. The American Airlines-US Airways merger is ready for take-off and the companies say they see no turbulence ahead from Washington regulators. NBR's Suzanne Pratt has a look at the impact fewer airlines will have on ticket prices. Senate Democrats offer their plan to head-off the sequester's sharp spending cuts. NBR's Darren Gersh speaks with Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10564] American and US Airways * Chuck Hagel * Freshmen Members of Congress *South African Sprinter * Lyndon B. Johnson's Love Letters duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32052] Warren Buffett partners up to buy ketchup maker HJ Heinz in a deal worth $28 Billion dollars. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at why Buffett may have chosen Brazil's 3G Capital. The American Airlines-US Airways merger is ready for take-off and the companies say they see no turbulence ahead from Washington regulators. NBR's Suzanne Pratt has a look at the impact fewer airlines will have on ticket prices. Senate Democrats offer their plan to head-off the sequester's sharp spending cuts. NBR's Darren Gersh speaks with Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2144] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3319] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3274] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10564] American and US Airways * Chuck Hagel * Freshmen Members of Congress *South African Sprinter * Lyndon B. Johnson's Love Letters duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3274] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19039] (original broadcast date: 02/14/13)
    * Tony Kushner discusses writing the Oscar nominated screenplay for Steven Spielberg's Lincoln
    * Oscar nominee Christoph Waltz on his role in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3274] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2839] Tavis talks with singer Eric Burdon. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer describes the personal nature of his new disc, "'Til Your River Runs Dry!" duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3274] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#603] After a Zorbing adventure the team are at the halfway point of their roadtrip. In Rotorua, they meet with Doug Tamaki, local personality John "Bertie" Cocking, and political blogger David Farrar. After a ferry ride to the South Island, the team meets with mountaineer Mark Ingalls. They head to Christchurch where they talk with Robin Judkins, an artist, author, and creator of adventure racing events. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3274] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10564] American and US Airways * Chuck Hagel * Freshmen Members of Congress *South African Sprinter * Lyndon B. Johnson's Love Letters duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3274] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2144] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10564] American and US Airways * Chuck Hagel * Freshmen Members of Congress *South African Sprinter * Lyndon B. Johnson's Love Letters duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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Wave 157

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XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Wave 154

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Wave 155

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