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KQED World: Friday, November 1, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Friday, November 1, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10789] More Spying Revelations * Instability in Iraq * Future of the GOP * Book Conversation - Lincoln in the World duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32237] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, October turned out not to be a scary month for investors - but some big names are starting to use the "bubble" term. NBR will take a look at the bull and bear cases for your money. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3023] Tavis talks with one of the most prolific creators working in film and television, J.J. Abrams. The Emmy winner offers a peek inside his latest creation, the provocative interactive novel, "S". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#102] Sense of Place Finding a sense of place and purpose in four stories: a young girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of one of his favorite places; a silent film star tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. duration 26:59   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#101] Through The Past Wherever we go, the past is never far behind. We explore four stories that connect us to times gone by. A family business that started a major fast food innovation, a man trying to keep a legacy alive, a muralist who keeps the iconic images of yesteryear around for generations to come and the fragility of life is examined through the memories we keep, and the ones we forget. duration 24:12   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4155] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3024] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actress Mary Steenburgen. The stage, screen and television star discusses her role in the new film comedy, Last Vegas. Tavis also chats with veteran funnyman George Wallace about the power of laughter. A humorist who's entertained audiences for more than 3 decades, Wallace describes his latest project, the book "Laff It Off". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#201] Ian Rankin, Standing In Another Man's Grave Ian Rankin's latest crime thriller finds former detective John Rebus investigating the disappearance of three women from the same road over a 10-year period. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1201] Did The Universe Have A Beginning? Some scientists claim that the universe did not have a beginning. Some theologians contend that the universe did not need a beginning. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4020H] Making Stuff Colder In this mini-series, New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation. With his humor and zest for discovery, Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the bottom of the temperature scale, finding design inspiration in nature, and breaking every speed limit to make tomorrow's "stuff" colder, faster, wilder and safer. duration 54:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raw to Ready [#103H] Mack Truck The highway truck - a modern workhorse, a heavy hauler vital to commerce - carries an 80,000-pound payload and must operate in every condition from sub-zero cold to triple-digit heat. To survive, it must be strong, durable and fuel-efficient, like the Mack Pinnacle, an engineering achievement made possible by platinum, petroleum, copper, manganese and polyurethane. duration 54:01   SRND51 TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Life On Fire [#105H] Ash Runners Around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, life has struggled for thousands of years to re-emerge from the ashes. Underground, vampire and other bat species have colonized the miles of tunnels created by hot flowing magma. In the crater, parakeets and vultures have made nests on cliffs exposed to toxic gases. On the flanks of this still active mountain, the vegetation has been burnt away by lava flows leaving barren stretches that are recolonized over hundreds of years. At the foot of the volcano, fields, pastures and towns have grown over the oldest lava flows. In this harsh environment, nature struggles to conquer ash and lava before the next eruption erases its efforts ... and the phoenix must rise again. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#102] Sense of Place Finding a sense of place and purpose in four stories: a young girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of one of his favorite places; a silent film star tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. duration 26:59   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#101] Through The Past Wherever we go, the past is never far behind. We explore four stories that connect us to times gone by. A family business that started a major fast food innovation, a man trying to keep a legacy alive, a muralist who keeps the iconic images of yesteryear around for generations to come and the fragility of life is examined through the memories we keep, and the ones we forget. duration 24:12   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3024] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actress Mary Steenburgen. The stage, screen and television star discusses her role in the new film comedy, Last Vegas. Tavis also chats with veteran funnyman George Wallace about the power of laughter. A humorist who's entertained audiences for more than 3 decades, Wallace describes his latest project, the book "Laff It Off". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3023] Tavis talks with one of the most prolific creators working in film and television, J.J. Abrams. The Emmy winner offers a peek inside his latest creation, the provocative interactive novel, "S". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#201] Ian Rankin, Standing In Another Man's Grave Ian Rankin's latest crime thriller finds former detective John Rebus investigating the disappearance of three women from the same road over a 10-year period. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1201] Did The Universe Have A Beginning? Some scientists claim that the universe did not have a beginning. Some theologians contend that the universe did not need a beginning. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4020H] Making Stuff Colder In this mini-series, New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation. With his humor and zest for discovery, Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the bottom of the temperature scale, finding design inspiration in nature, and breaking every speed limit to make tomorrow's "stuff" colder, faster, wilder and safer. duration 54:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Raw to Ready [#103H] Mack Truck The highway truck - a modern workhorse, a heavy hauler vital to commerce - carries an 80,000-pound payload and must operate in every condition from sub-zero cold to triple-digit heat. To survive, it must be strong, durable and fuel-efficient, like the Mack Pinnacle, an engineering achievement made possible by platinum, petroleum, copper, manganese and polyurethane. duration 54:01   SRND51 TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Life On Fire [#105H] Ash Runners Around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, life has struggled for thousands of years to re-emerge from the ashes. Underground, vampire and other bat species have colonized the miles of tunnels created by hot flowing magma. In the crater, parakeets and vultures have made nests on cliffs exposed to toxic gases. On the flanks of this still active mountain, the vegetation has been burnt away by lava flows leaving barren stretches that are recolonized over hundreds of years. At the foot of the volcano, fields, pastures and towns have grown over the oldest lava flows. In this harsh environment, nature struggles to conquer ash and lava before the next eruption erases its efforts ... and the phoenix must rise again. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4155] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9219] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3024] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actress Mary Steenburgen. The stage, screen and television star discusses her role in the new film comedy, Last Vegas. Tavis also chats with veteran funnyman George Wallace about the power of laughter. A humorist who's entertained audiences for more than 3 decades, Wallace describes his latest project, the book "Laff It Off". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32238] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all reported a double-digit rise in October sales. What's working for the country's biggest automakers and can it continue? And, earnings have been powered in part by companies buying back stock. But does a stock outperform the market historically when it repurchases its shares? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10790] Iraq Violence * Virginia Election * Food Stamp * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32238] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all reported a double-digit rise in October sales. What's working for the country's biggest automakers and can it continue? And, earnings have been powered in part by companies buying back stock. But does a stock outperform the market historically when it repurchases its shares? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3070] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17305Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3460] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10790] Iraq Violence * Virginia Election * Food Stamp * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3460] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19225] (original broadcast date: 11/01/13)
    * Discussion about the meeting between Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and President Obama with: David Ignatius of the Washington Post; Robin Wright, joint fellow at the US Institute of Peace and Woodrow Wilson Center; Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Dexter Filkins of the New Yorker.
    * baseball legend Reggie Jackson on his book "Becoming Mr. October."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3460] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3025] Tavis talks with Tower of Power founding members Stephen "Doc" Kupta and Emilio Castillo. Sax players, composers and founding members of the R&B-based band, Kupta and Castillo talk about their 40+ years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3460] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#708H] Aaron, Liz, and Autumn settle into life on the Road, enjoying each other and the cities that they visit. Driving on to Georgia, they interview Kyle Maynard, a young man born with congenital amputation, who became a college award-winning wrestler and an entrepreneur. From there, the team heads into Tennessee to speak with Dr. Bill Bass, forensic anthropologist, which is a significant moment for Liz. In Cleveland, they visit with Van Taylor Monroe, sneaker artist, whose custom-painted Obama sneakers were donated to the Smithsonian Museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3460] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10790] Iraq Violence * Virginia Election * Food Stamp * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3460] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3070] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10790] Iraq Violence * Virginia Election * Food Stamp * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Friday, November 1, 2013

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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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