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KQED World: Thursday, March 13, 2014

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, March 13, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10883] * Ukraine update * Florida & the midterms * The web turns 25 * Commercial sex trade duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33051] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President Obama wants employers to pay millions of salaried workers overtime for their extra hours. But is it a smart business decision? And, what the recent slide in copper prices is saying about the health of the global economy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3157] Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Eric Schlosser. The best-selling author unpacks his text on nuclear safety and the arsenal of the US, entitled Command and Control. Tavis also chats with best-selling biographer Brian Jay Jones, who brings to the forefront the complexity that was Jim Henson - as detailed in his biography of the beloved American icon that created the Muppets. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#514] I Was Worth 50 Sheep Following a long practiced tradition in Afghanistan, 10-year-old Sabere was sold to a man in his fifties. For the next six years she was both slave and wife, miscarrying four times. Now at sixteen, she is fighting for her freedom. duration 52:57   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4249] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3158] Tavis talks with best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. The inventive and award-winning storyteller talks about his latest effort: the collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II. Tavis also chats with writer-comedian-producer Rick Najera. One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera breaks down the challenges he's faced while navigating Hollywood, which he writes about in his memoir, Almost White. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1645] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#911] Mystery Diagnosis A fascinating discussion unfolds as doctors work to solve a mysterious medical case affecting a prominent Boston physician. Dr. Anne Louise Oaklander shares her mother's medical story, which was complicated by her mother's knowledge as a medical professional. Follow along as the life-altering problems are described and the surprising diagnosis is revealed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Women, War & Peace [#103H] Peace Unveiled When the US troop surge was announced in late 2009, women in Afghanistan knew that the ground was being laid for peace talks with the Taliban. This episode follows 3 women in Afghanistan who are risking their lives to make sure that women have a seat at the negotiating table. Tilda Swinton narrates. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wings for Maggie Ray This documentary pays tribute to the remarkable life and legacy of Margaret "Maggie" Ringenberg (1921-2008), a US Army Air Force WASP (Women's Air Service Pilot) and renowned long-distance aviation racer. Re-enactments, archival photos and film, and insightful interviews from those closest to her, shed light on Maggie's fearlessness, confidence, competitive nature, drive and determination. The program covers the Indiana native's numerous aviation adventures during and after WWII, including ferrying personnel and supplies, test-flying new planes, and serving as the lead pilot in around-the-world and London-to-Sydney races. duration 57:05   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3110] Outlawed In Pakistan When Pakistani teenager Kainat Soomro accused four men of gang rape, the courageous young woman did not put her suffering behind her. For this unforgettable documentary, which premiered at Sundance, filmmakers Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann spent five years tracing both Kainat's odyssey through Pakistan's broken justice system-and her alleged rapists' quest to clear their names. The result is a powerful and nuanced profile of courage in a society where rape victims and their families are often considered dishonorable and subjected to humiliation, poverty, and mortal danger. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#514] I Was Worth 50 Sheep Following a long practiced tradition in Afghanistan, 10-year-old Sabere was sold to a man in his fifties. For the next six years she was both slave and wife, miscarrying four times. Now at sixteen, she is fighting for her freedom. duration 52:57   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3158] Tavis talks with best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. The inventive and award-winning storyteller talks about his latest effort: the collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II. Tavis also chats with writer-comedian-producer Rick Najera. One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera breaks down the challenges he's faced while navigating Hollywood, which he writes about in his memoir, Almost White. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3157] Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Eric Schlosser. The best-selling author unpacks his text on nuclear safety and the arsenal of the US, entitled Command and Control. Tavis also chats with best-selling biographer Brian Jay Jones, who brings to the forefront the complexity that was Jim Henson - as detailed in his biography of the beloved American icon that created the Muppets. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1645] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#911] Mystery Diagnosis A fascinating discussion unfolds as doctors work to solve a mysterious medical case affecting a prominent Boston physician. Dr. Anne Louise Oaklander shares her mother's medical story, which was complicated by her mother's knowledge as a medical professional. Follow along as the life-altering problems are described and the surprising diagnosis is revealed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Women, War & Peace [#103H] Peace Unveiled When the US troop surge was announced in late 2009, women in Afghanistan knew that the ground was being laid for peace talks with the Taliban. This episode follows 3 women in Afghanistan who are risking their lives to make sure that women have a seat at the negotiating table. Tilda Swinton narrates. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Wings for Maggie Ray This documentary pays tribute to the remarkable life and legacy of Margaret "Maggie" Ringenberg (1921-2008), a US Army Air Force WASP (Women's Air Service Pilot) and renowned long-distance aviation racer. Re-enactments, archival photos and film, and insightful interviews from those closest to her, shed light on Maggie's fearlessness, confidence, competitive nature, drive and determination. The program covers the Indiana native's numerous aviation adventures during and after WWII, including ferrying personnel and supplies, test-flying new planes, and serving as the lead pilot in around-the-world and London-to-Sydney races. duration 57:05   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3110] Outlawed In Pakistan When Pakistani teenager Kainat Soomro accused four men of gang rape, the courageous young woman did not put her suffering behind her. For this unforgettable documentary, which premiered at Sundance, filmmakers Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann spent five years tracing both Kainat's odyssey through Pakistan's broken justice system-and her alleged rapists' quest to clear their names. The result is a powerful and nuanced profile of courage in a society where rape victims and their families are often considered dishonorable and subjected to humiliation, poverty, and mortal danger. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4249] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10052] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3158] Tavis talks with best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. The inventive and award-winning storyteller talks about his latest effort: the collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II. Tavis also chats with writer-comedian-producer Rick Najera. One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera breaks down the challenges he's faced while navigating Hollywood, which he writes about in his memoir, Almost White. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33052] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what's behind today's big sell-off on Wall Street and what should investors do next? And, how safe is our utility infrastructure? NBR has details of a new report that shows it won't take much to cause a national blackout. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10884] * Overtime * Nuclear future of Japan * Drug sentencing * Social media in Ukraine duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33052] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what's behind today's big sell-off on Wall Street and what should investors do next? And, how safe is our utility infrastructure? NBR has details of a new report that shows it won't take much to cause a national blackout. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3164] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4249] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3554H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10884] * Overtime * Nuclear future of Japan * Drug sentencing * Social media in Ukraine duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3554H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20059] (original broadcast date: 3/13/14)
    * Andy Pasztor of the Wall Street Journal on the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight
    * Turki al Faisal, former Saudi Ambassador to the US & UK
    * venture capitalist Jon Medved on is his latest project, OurCrowd
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3554H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3159] Tavis talks with Oscar-nominated filmmaker and author M. Night Shyamalan. The famed moviemaker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the US with his text, I Got Schooled. Tavis also chats with actor-turned-TV variety show host Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The director-screenwriter describes his innovative series, hitRECord on TV - which reinvents the variety show format for the digital generation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3554H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#703H] The team drives into Canada to meet Heather Cameron, prop stylist and story producer, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to discover how she created her own path in life, combining nature, home, beauty, and photography. From there, they travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where they have a chance encounter with cowboy and horse trainer, Grant Golliher of the Diamond Cross Ranch, who challenges them to face their fears and discover more about themselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3554H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10884] * Overtime * Nuclear future of Japan * Drug sentencing * Social media in Ukraine duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3554H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3164] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10884] * Overtime * Nuclear future of Japan * Drug sentencing * Social media in Ukraine duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Thursday, March 13, 2014

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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.

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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.
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XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(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.

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KQED Life

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

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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