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KQED World: Friday, February 7, 2014

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, February 7, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10859] * Olympic Games * Children in Syria * AIDS cure * Late night * The money race * "The Parthenon Enigma" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33027] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks soar after an upbeat reading on the labor market. But tomorrow's employment report will be the real test to see whether the gains can be extended. And, as profits at General Motors drop, does the new CEO of the largest U.S. automaker have a plan for the road ahead? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3133] Tavis talks with Dr. Alvaro Huerta, from UCLA's Chicano Studies Research Center. An interdisciplinary scholar, Herta unpacks his text, Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne, who discusses balancing her singing and songwriting with being a label chief and the experience of recording her latest project, the southern country gospel-influenced CD, "Thanks." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Closing The Gap [#101] Skipping Up/Still Segregated "SkippingUp" - Set primarily in Mark Twain Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, Skipping Up follows a group of eighth graders as they finish their year in the Middle School Partners Program, a new and highly successful dropout-prevention project that helps students who were previously behind catch up quickly. Students in the program have seen their chances of dropping out fall from 90% to 10% while their tests scores in many cases exceed that of their peers, and it has generated national interest as a model for schools with significant Latino populations. duration 26:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 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)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4225] duration 28:02   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3134] Tavis talks with two of the featured singers in the Oscar-nominated documentary, 20 Feet from Stardom, Merry Clayton and Darlene Love. In the first part of an enlightening 2-part conversation, the two renowned backing singers-turned-solo headliners reflect on being back in the spotlight. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#310] Niel James Brown, The Boys in the Boat A ragtag group of young Americans rowed to gold at the 1936 Olympics, right in the face of Adolph Hitler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1210] Why Seek An Alternative God? God, if there is a God, a personal, conscious, all-powerful Supreme Being? Some offer radically different concepts of "God". duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4104H] Roman Catacomb Mystery Beneath the streets of Rome lies an ancient city of the dead known as the Catacombs -- a labyrinth of tunnels, hundreds of miles long, lined with tombs. Now, Nova goes inside a previously-unknown complex within the tunnel system: a mysterious mass grave, locked away for nearly 2000 years. Nova's forensic investigation opens up fascinating new insights into the daily life and health of Roman citizens at the heyday of its mighty empire. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Super Skyscrapers [#101H] One World Trade Center One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the western hemisphere and a famous modern landmark, is engineered to be the safest and strongest skyscraper ever built. This episode follows the final year of exterior construction, culminating with the milestone of reaching the symbolic height of 1,776 feet. For head of construction Steve Plate, as well as scientists, engineers, ironworkers and curtain wall installers, this is a construction job suffused with the history of the site and a sense of duty to rebuild from the ashes of Ground Zero. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    America Revealed [#101H] Food Machine Over the past century, an American industrial revolution has given rise to the biggest, most productive food machine the world has ever known. In this episode, host Yul Kwon explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans every day. He discovers engineering marvels we've created by putting nature to work and takes a look at the costs of our insatiable appetite on our health and environment. For the first time in human history, less than 2% of the population can feed the other 98%. How does this all work? Who are the men and women who keep us fed 365 days a year? Kwon embarks on a trip across the country to find out. duration 54:16   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Closing The Gap [#101] Skipping Up/Still Segregated "SkippingUp" - Set primarily in Mark Twain Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, Skipping Up follows a group of eighth graders as they finish their year in the Middle School Partners Program, a new and highly successful dropout-prevention project that helps students who were previously behind catch up quickly. Students in the program have seen their chances of dropping out fall from 90% to 10% while their tests scores in many cases exceed that of their peers, and it has generated national interest as a model for schools with significant Latino populations. duration 26:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 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)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3134] Tavis talks with two of the featured singers in the Oscar-nominated documentary, 20 Feet from Stardom, Merry Clayton and Darlene Love. In the first part of an enlightening 2-part conversation, the two renowned backing singers-turned-solo headliners reflect on being back in the spotlight. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3133] Tavis talks with Dr. Alvaro Huerta, from UCLA's Chicano Studies Research Center. An interdisciplinary scholar, Herta unpacks his text, Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne, who discusses balancing her singing and songwriting with being a label chief and the experience of recording her latest project, the southern country gospel-influenced CD, "Thanks." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#310] Niel James Brown, The Boys in the Boat A ragtag group of young Americans rowed to gold at the 1936 Olympics, right in the face of Adolph Hitler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1210] Why Seek An Alternative God? God, if there is a God, a personal, conscious, all-powerful Supreme Being? Some offer radically different concepts of "God". duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4104H] Roman Catacomb Mystery Beneath the streets of Rome lies an ancient city of the dead known as the Catacombs -- a labyrinth of tunnels, hundreds of miles long, lined with tombs. Now, Nova goes inside a previously-unknown complex within the tunnel system: a mysterious mass grave, locked away for nearly 2000 years. Nova's forensic investigation opens up fascinating new insights into the daily life and health of Roman citizens at the heyday of its mighty empire. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Super Skyscrapers [#101H] One World Trade Center One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the western hemisphere and a famous modern landmark, is engineered to be the safest and strongest skyscraper ever built. This episode follows the final year of exterior construction, culminating with the milestone of reaching the symbolic height of 1,776 feet. For head of construction Steve Plate, as well as scientists, engineers, ironworkers and curtain wall installers, this is a construction job suffused with the history of the site and a sense of duty to rebuild from the ashes of Ground Zero. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    America Revealed [#101H] Food Machine Over the past century, an American industrial revolution has given rise to the biggest, most productive food machine the world has ever known. In this episode, host Yul Kwon explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans every day. He discovers engineering marvels we've created by putting nature to work and takes a look at the costs of our insatiable appetite on our health and environment. For the first time in human history, less than 2% of the population can feed the other 98%. How does this all work? Who are the men and women who keep us fed 365 days a year? Kwon embarks on a trip across the country to find out. duration 54:16   SRND51 TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4225] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10028] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3134] Tavis talks with two of the featured singers in the Oscar-nominated documentary, 20 Feet from Stardom, Merry Clayton and Darlene Love. In the first part of an enlightening 2-part conversation, the two renowned backing singers-turned-solo headliners reflect on being back in the spotlight. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33028H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, fewer jobs were created in January than expected. So why are some experts saying the report is actually better than it seems? And, our Market Monitor guest tonight is recommending stocks with big potential for growth. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10860] * New jobs numbers * Ukraine * AIDS cure * Syria * Shields & Brooks * Ancient footprint duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33028H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, fewer jobs were created in January than expected. So why are some experts saying the report is actually better than it seems? And, our Market Monitor guest tonight is recommending stocks with big potential for growth. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3140] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17038Z] duration 28:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3530H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10860] * New jobs numbers * Ukraine * AIDS cure * Syria * Shields & Brooks * Ancient footprint duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3530H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20035H] (original broadcast date: 02/07/2014)
    * A discussion about quantum computing with Lev Grossman of Time magazine
    * Donna Tartt on her new novel "The Goldfinch"
    * Pulitzer prize winning photographer Lynsey Addario
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3530H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3135] Tavis concludes his 2-part conversation with Merry Clayton and Darlene Love, two of the talented artists featured in 20 Feet from Stardom. Love and Clayton recount backstories of their indelible vocal work behind some of the greatest musical legends in the business. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3530H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#807H] Washington, DC / New York City While in Washington, DC, the Roadtrippers head over to the International Child Art Foundation's headquarters to meet with its founder, Dr. Ashfaq Ishaq. He tells them about the importance of nurturing creativity in young minds. Then the team moves on to the popular DC-based restaurant Busboys and Poets to speak with its owner, Andy Shallal. The Roadtrippers hear about learning from failures, and they leave feeling uplifted. From there, they fly back to Chicago to pick up the Green RV from the mechanic to hit the road to New York. In New York City, they meet with dance legend Judith Jamison and catch a performance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Central Park. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3530H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10860] * New jobs numbers * Ukraine * AIDS cure * Syria * Shields & Brooks * Ancient footprint duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3530H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3140] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10860] * New jobs numbers * Ukraine * AIDS cure * Syria * Shields & Brooks * Ancient footprint duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

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V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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