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KQED World: Thursday, May 1, 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, May 1, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10918H] * Execution gone wrong * Minimum wage * Obama foreign policy * Forcing the Spring duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33086H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a new report says China will overtake the U.S. as the world's largest economy a lot sooner than originally thought. And, what the Fed's latest move to cut back on stimulus says about the health of the overall economy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3192] Tavis talks with the author of Border Insecurity, Sylvia Longmire. An experienced intelligence professional, Longmire dissects her book, Border Insecurity. Tavis also chats with Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actor Harry Hamlin. The classically trained actor discusses his addition to the cast of the provocative AMC hit series, Mad Men. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#304] Na Loea: The Masters This program beautifully depicts the lives of those who are considered masters in Hawaiian culture. It includes two stories: Ancestral Ink features Keone Nunes, a kumu hula (teacher of hula) and master of traditional k?kau (tattooing); The Great Heart of Waiok?ne features Ed Wendt, a pioneer in the taro restoration movement who has helped to re-establish the water rights for all traditional farmers in east Maui. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#5024] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3193] Tavis talks with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts. The veteran broadcaster recounts lessons learned from her incredible journey, as told in her memoir, Everybody's Got Something. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1652] Authors Series - Guest: Robert E Frye duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#1005] Teen Depression Patient Story: We all want our teens to be happy and carefree, but the reality is that teen depression is a legitimate and life-changing disease. Ellen and Olivia Reardon share their story of how they worked their way through Olivia's depression together.
    Myth or Medicine: Are antidepressants safe for teenagers?
    Second Opinion 5: Five signs of teen depression.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1319H] Revenge of the Electric Car In 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same auto companies that built them. Today, fewer than six years later, the electric car is back...with a vengeance. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    America Reframed [#219] Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek This program follows the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to coastal Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. Over the course of a decade, Derrick and his neighbors stand up to powerful corporate interests and politicians and face ordeals that include Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil disaster in their struggle for self-determination and environmental justice. duration 1:23:50   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#304] Na Loea: The Masters This program beautifully depicts the lives of those who are considered masters in Hawaiian culture. It includes two stories: Ancestral Ink features Keone Nunes, a kumu hula (teacher of hula) and master of traditional k?kau (tattooing); The Great Heart of Waiok?ne features Ed Wendt, a pioneer in the taro restoration movement who has helped to re-establish the water rights for all traditional farmers in east Maui. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3193] Tavis talks with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts. The veteran broadcaster recounts lessons learned from her incredible journey, as told in her memoir, Everybody's Got Something. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3192] Tavis talks with the author of Border Insecurity, Sylvia Longmire. An experienced intelligence professional, Longmire dissects her book, Border Insecurity. Tavis also chats with Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actor Harry Hamlin. The classically trained actor discusses his addition to the cast of the provocative AMC hit series, Mad Men. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1652] Authors Series - Guest: Robert E Frye duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#1005] Teen Depression Patient Story: We all want our teens to be happy and carefree, but the reality is that teen depression is a legitimate and life-changing disease. Ellen and Olivia Reardon share their story of how they worked their way through Olivia's depression together.
    Myth or Medicine: Are antidepressants safe for teenagers?
    Second Opinion 5: Five signs of teen depression.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1319H] Revenge of the Electric Car In 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same auto companies that built them. Today, fewer than six years later, the electric car is back...with a vengeance. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    America Reframed [#219] Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek This program follows the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to coastal Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. Over the course of a decade, Derrick and his neighbors stand up to powerful corporate interests and politicians and face ordeals that include Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil disaster in their struggle for self-determination and environmental justice. duration 1:23:50   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#5024] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10087] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3193] Tavis talks with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts. The veteran broadcaster recounts lessons learned from her incredible journey, as told in her memoir, Everybody's Got Something. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33087H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what a potential mega deal between AT&T and DirecTV says about the future of the industry. And, what does the future hold for Ford when its new CEO takes over? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10919] * Military sexual assaults * Ukraine * Incarceration * Domestic workers * Positive political ads duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33087H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what a potential mega deal between AT&T and DirecTV says about the future of the industry. And, what does the future hold for Ford when its new CEO takes over? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3199] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#5024] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3589H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10919] * Military sexual assaults * Ukraine * Incarceration * Domestic workers * Positive political ads duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3589H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20094] (original broadcast date: 5/01/14)
    An hour with Nabil Fahmy, Egypt's Foreign Minister
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3589H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3194] Tavis talks with Elizabeth Economy and Michael Levi. The CFR senior fellows discuss their text, By All Means Necessary, which tackles China's meteoric rise and the impact it will have on the rest of the world. Tavis also chats with one of the UK's most up-and-coming talents, Hugh Dancy. The British actor previews the second season of his NBC series, Hannibal, and his role as an FBI criminal profiler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3589H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1008H] It Doesn't End Here After traveling over 5,000 miles in 45 days, the Roadtrippers reach Massachusetts for the final week of their journey. There, they meet with Jeremy England, an MIT biophysicist, and Juan Enriquez, the CEO of Biotechnonomy LLC. Change is the topic of discussion with Juan, who tells the Roadtrippers to 'scare the hell' out of themselves sometimes because stagnancy is the enemy of personal growth. Moving onto the last interview of the trip, the Roadtrippers meet with Lydia Villa-Komaroff, an internationally-acclaimed molecular biologist and Chief Scientific Officer at CytonomeST. Lydia discusses the challenges of being a Mexican-American woman in a male-dominated field, and credits her passion for helping her to overcome obstacles. Afterwards, the team heads to the airport where they reflect on their personal growth and future paths before sharing one last group hug. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3589H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10919] * Military sexual assaults * Ukraine * Incarceration * Domestic workers * Positive political ads duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3589H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3199] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10919] * Military sexual assaults * Ukraine * Incarceration * Domestic workers * Positive political ads duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Thursday, May 1, 2014

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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.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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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.