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KQED World: Friday, March 14, 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.

Friday, March 14, 2014
  • 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)
  • 1:00 am
    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)
  • 1:30 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)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#105] Native American Culture Three stories about the modern Native American culture: A look at how climate change is effecting a Pacific Northwest tribe known as the "Salmon People" and how science can help find a solution; the Lincoln, Nebraska rock star artist who's creating sculptures, linking the past to the present; and the fight an Oklahoma tribe tries to revive their fading language. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#116] Immigration: on the Border Stories from Arizona and California. Issues on immigration - from both sides of the fence; the treacherous conditions migrants face while trying to cross into the United States;danger for the children of immigrants who are left behind; and the vigilante Americans who patrol the border. duration 27:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4250] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    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)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#315] Rebecca Eaton, Making Masterpiece The Emmy-winning producer of PBS's Masterpiece reveals the secrets to Downton Abbey, Sherlock and other hit programs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1202] How Do Humans Differ from Other Animals? Physically, humans and animals seem similar. Mentally, humans seem so superior. What's so special about human nature? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Women, War & Peace [#104H] The War We Are Living This episode travels to Cauca, a mountainous region in Colombia's Pacific southwest, where 2 extraordinary Afro-Colombian women are fighting to stay on their gold-rich lands. They are standing up for a generation of Colombians who have been terrorized and forcibly displaced as a deliberate strategy of war. Alfre Woodard narrates. duration 55:47   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:59 am
    No Job for a Woman: The Women Who Fought to Report WWII Before World War II, war reporting was considered No Job For a Woman. But when the United States entered the war, American women reporters did not want to miss covering the biggest story of the century so they fought for and won access. But there was a catch: women reporters would be banned from the frontlines, prevented from covering Front Page stories about generals and battlefield manoeuvres, and assigned "woman's angle" stories about nurses and female military personnel. Several women reporters refused to abide by these journalistic conventions and military restrictions and, instead, brought home a new kind of war story: one that was more intimate yet more revealing. They reached beyond the battlefield and deep into human lives to tell a new story of war. duration 1:03:48   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:03 am
    Women In Chemistry: Life Lessons from the Laboratory A documentary profiling eight remarkable women who have made important contributions to the field of chemistry. The Women in Chemistry project set out to present a group of eminent women chemists in all their dimensions principally to inspire young women to consider careers in the chemical and molecular sciences. duration 55:59   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#105] Native American Culture Three stories about the modern Native American culture: A look at how climate change is effecting a Pacific Northwest tribe known as the "Salmon People" and how science can help find a solution; the Lincoln, Nebraska rock star artist who's creating sculptures, linking the past to the present; and the fight an Oklahoma tribe tries to revive their fading language. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#116] Immigration: on the Border Stories from Arizona and California. Issues on immigration - from both sides of the fence; the treacherous conditions migrants face while trying to cross into the United States;danger for the children of immigrants who are left behind; and the vigilante Americans who patrol the border. duration 27:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    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)
  • 9:30 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)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#315] Rebecca Eaton, Making Masterpiece The Emmy-winning producer of PBS's Masterpiece reveals the secrets to Downton Abbey, Sherlock and other hit programs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1202] How Do Humans Differ from Other Animals? Physically, humans and animals seem similar. Mentally, humans seem so superior. What's so special about human nature? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Women, War & Peace [#104H] The War We Are Living This episode travels to Cauca, a mountainous region in Colombia's Pacific southwest, where 2 extraordinary Afro-Colombian women are fighting to stay on their gold-rich lands. They are standing up for a generation of Colombians who have been terrorized and forcibly displaced as a deliberate strategy of war. Alfre Woodard narrates. duration 55:47   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:59 am
    No Job for a Woman: The Women Who Fought to Report WWII Before World War II, war reporting was considered No Job For a Woman. But when the United States entered the war, American women reporters did not want to miss covering the biggest story of the century so they fought for and won access. But there was a catch: women reporters would be banned from the frontlines, prevented from covering Front Page stories about generals and battlefield manoeuvres, and assigned "woman's angle" stories about nurses and female military personnel. Several women reporters refused to abide by these journalistic conventions and military restrictions and, instead, brought home a new kind of war story: one that was more intimate yet more revealing. They reached beyond the battlefield and deep into human lives to tell a new story of war. duration 1:03:48   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:03 pm
    Women In Chemistry: Life Lessons from the Laboratory A documentary profiling eight remarkable women who have made important contributions to the field of chemistry. The Women in Chemistry project set out to present a group of eminent women chemists in all their dimensions principally to inspire young women to consider careers in the chemical and molecular sciences. duration 55:59   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4250] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10053] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33053] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, why investors are cautious ahead of this weekend's big vote in Crimea. And, our Market Monitor guest is looking for bargains in this market and he has picks for your portfolio. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10885] * Missing Malaysian airliner * Ukraine update * Shields & Brooks * "The Snowden Files" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33053] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, why investors are cautious ahead of this weekend's big vote in Crimea. And, our Market Monitor guest is looking for bargains in this market and he has picks for your portfolio. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3165] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17073Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3555H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10885] * Missing Malaysian airliner * Ukraine update * Shields & Brooks * "The Snowden Files" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3555H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20060] (original broadcast date: 3/14/14)
    * Colonel Stephen T. Ganyard on the missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777
    * Lakhdar Brahimi, United Nations and Arab League special envoy to Syria
    * Verne Lundquist, one of television's most accomplished sports broadcasters
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3555H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3160] Tavis talks with Teller, the usually silent half of the Penn & Teller duo. The award-winning entertainer discusses his feature documentary directorial debut, the acclaimed Tim's Vermeer. Tavis also chats with biographer Robert Hilburn. The pop music critic shares the backstory of his biographical text on one of the most influential singer-songwriters in the US, Johnny Cash. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3555H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#704H] In Fort Collins, Colorado, Calvin, Tina, and Vanessa stop to have a pint with Jennifer Orgolini, Sustainability Director, and Bryan Simpson, Media Relations Director, of New Belgium Brewing Company. The team then proceeds to Kansas City to interview Greg Carroll, CEO of the American Jazz Museum. Across town, they are also able to connect with Michelle Dreher, printmaker, owner, and operator of Two Tone Press. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3555H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10885] * Missing Malaysian airliner * Ukraine update * Shields & Brooks * "The Snowden Files" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3555H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3165] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10885] * Missing Malaysian airliner * Ukraine update * Shields & Brooks * "The Snowden Files" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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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.

KQED DTV Channels

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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KQED Plus / KQEH

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.