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KQED World: Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10747] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32195] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks started the day strong, but reversed course on concerns over Syria. NBR will have the latest from Washington and what it could mean for your investments. And, Microsoft buys Nokia's device unit. But will the purchase be enough to make Microsoft a big player in a phone market dominated by Apple and Google? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2981] Tavis talks with Nancy DiTomaso, author of The American Non-Dilemma: Racial Inequality Without Racism. A vice dean at Rutgers Business School, DiTomaso shares her conclusions of 12 years of research into the causes of minority unemployment. Tavis also talks with jazz great Charlie Haden. The legendary bassist reflects on his 50-year music career that's still going strong and the jazz studies program that he founded. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Building The Dream Building the Dream recounts the journey of an idea for a national monument honoring Martin Luther King Jr. - from a group of friends talking around a kitchen table to the creation of this permanent symbol - to ensure King's Dream will remain alive for future generations. duration 53:34   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4113] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2982] Tavis talks with the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard Haass. The longtime diplomat and president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations think tank assesses the situation in Syria. Tavis also talks with actress Toni Collette. The Oscar-nominee discusses her highly anticipated fall TV series, Hostages, and her film, The Way, Way Back duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#208] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#422] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nature [#2913H] Cracking The Koala Code By following individual koalas from a small social group on an Australian island, we will reveal just how a koala manages to survive and thrive on a diet poisonous to almost all other herbivorous mammals. From the miracle of marsupial birth, to tender moments of discovery between mother and newborn joey, encounters with threatening forest creatures, battles between rival males and the complex chorus of bellows and grunts that have become so important to science - we will join leading scientists as they unravel just what a forest needs to support a healthy population of koalas by listening to these marsupials themselves and cracking the koala code. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Nature [#2905H] Kangaroo Mob Meet the mob of street smart kangaroos moving into Australia's capital city and the ecologists following their every move. Over the course of one drought-stricken year we follow mob leader, Black Spot, and kangaroo mother, Madge, with her two young joeys -- mischievous Sonny and tiny pouch-bound Alice. Here is a look at what happens when human development encroaches on wildlife habitat and two very different species are forced to co-exist. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Aspen Institute Presents [#202] American People and American Politics What does it mean to be an American today? The Aspen Institute Presents: People, American Politics questions the current state of politics as the country's politicians and citizens remain divided on issues, including gun control, immigration and national security. Host Hari Sreenivasan (PBS NewsHour) looks at compelling political sessions at the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival from citizenship led by writer Eric Liu to the Republican Party with Karl Rove to the 2008 and 2012 elections with Nate Silver and Katie Couric. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Building The Dream Building the Dream recounts the journey of an idea for a national monument honoring Martin Luther King Jr. - from a group of friends talking around a kitchen table to the creation of this permanent symbol - to ensure King's Dream will remain alive for future generations. duration 53:34   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2982] Tavis talks with the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard Haass. The longtime diplomat and president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations think tank assesses the situation in Syria. Tavis also talks with actress Toni Collette. The Oscar-nominee discusses her highly anticipated fall TV series, Hostages, and her film, The Way, Way Back duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2981] Tavis talks with Nancy DiTomaso, author of The American Non-Dilemma: Racial Inequality Without Racism. A vice dean at Rutgers Business School, DiTomaso shares her conclusions of 12 years of research into the causes of minority unemployment. Tavis also talks with jazz great Charlie Haden. The legendary bassist reflects on his 50-year music career that's still going strong and the jazz studies program that he founded. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#208] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#422] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#2913H] Cracking The Koala Code By following individual koalas from a small social group on an Australian island, we will reveal just how a koala manages to survive and thrive on a diet poisonous to almost all other herbivorous mammals. From the miracle of marsupial birth, to tender moments of discovery between mother and newborn joey, encounters with threatening forest creatures, battles between rival males and the complex chorus of bellows and grunts that have become so important to science - we will join leading scientists as they unravel just what a forest needs to support a healthy population of koalas by listening to these marsupials themselves and cracking the koala code. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Nature [#2905H] Kangaroo Mob Meet the mob of street smart kangaroos moving into Australia's capital city and the ecologists following their every move. Over the course of one drought-stricken year we follow mob leader, Black Spot, and kangaroo mother, Madge, with her two young joeys -- mischievous Sonny and tiny pouch-bound Alice. Here is a look at what happens when human development encroaches on wildlife habitat and two very different species are forced to co-exist. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Aspen Institute Presents [#202] American People and American Politics What does it mean to be an American today? The Aspen Institute Presents: People, American Politics questions the current state of politics as the country's politicians and citizens remain divided on issues, including gun control, immigration and national security. Host Hari Sreenivasan (PBS NewsHour) looks at compelling political sessions at the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival from citizenship led by writer Eric Liu to the Republican Party with Karl Rove to the 2008 and 2012 elections with Nate Silver and Katie Couric. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4113] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9177] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2982] Tavis talks with the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard Haass. The longtime diplomat and president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations think tank assesses the situation in Syria. Tavis also talks with actress Toni Collette. The Oscar-nominee discusses her highly anticipated fall TV series, Hostages, and her film, The Way, Way Back duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32196] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, American families will earn more money in the coming years thanks to the nation's energy boom. NBR will tell you how much may be added to your household budget. And what's driving the sizzling sales of cars and trucks? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10748] Syria * Secrets * Age-Friendly Cities * Why Teach? duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32196] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, American families will earn more money in the coming years thanks to the nation's energy boom. NBR will tell you how much may be added to your household budget. And what's driving the sizzling sales of cars and trucks? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3028] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4113] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3418] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10748] Syria * Secrets * Age-Friendly Cities * Why Teach? duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3418] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19183] (original broadcast date: 9/04/13)
    An hour with filmmaker Shane Salerno on his documentary about reclusive author J.D. Salinger.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3418] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2983] Tavis talks with award-winning writer Terry McMillan, whose best sellers include Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back. The best-selling author, whose work changed publishing and film, describes the premise of her latest novel, Who Asked You? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3418] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#707H] The team drives east and stops in Santa Fe, New Mexico to interview Glenna Goodacre, a renowned sculptor, before heading into Roswell, the UFO Capital of the World, to speak with actor Malcolm McDowell, who starred in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. In New Orleans, the team munches on beignets and spends a long afternoon with Matthew Nolan, poet and author of Crumpled Paper Dolls. The artists they visit during this period have a significant impact on Autumn, who wants to be a writer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3418] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10748] Syria * Secrets * Age-Friendly Cities * Why Teach? duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3418] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3028] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10748] Syria * Secrets * Age-Friendly Cities * Why Teach? duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      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 […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (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.

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

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

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.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(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.

KQED Life

KQED Life

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

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.