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KQED World: Friday, May 9, 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, May 9, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10924] * Nigeria * Burwell hearing * Benghazi * The cost of child care * College outcomes * V.A. waitlists duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33092] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3198] Tavis talks food safety with Vermont's Governor Peter Shumlin, who explains why he's signing legislation that makes his state the first in the US to require labeling of all genetically modified food. Tavis also chats with Ken Cook, president and co-founder of Environmental Working Group. One of the environmental community's most prominent critics of US farm and food policy describes his organization's new food database and mobile app. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#110] Poetry In Motion Storytelling with a kick! The words, sounds and people that bring poetry to life - a painful story about bullying; powerful memories of a soon-to-be demolished housing project; inaccurate assumptions about a pretty face; coming to terms and acceptance with loss; and the melting pot of identity politics. Five pieces from cities across the USA, including San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago and Minneapolis, that are connected by the rhythm of words and the search for identity. duration 27:13   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#109] Social Media We get social, with social media! Finding the people using social media to change the world. The Chicago painting duo, who use Twitter to reward treasure hunters; documentary cameras hit the streets of Raleigh-Durham, NC, to ask how social media influenced the 2012 presidential election; a look at what happens when an entire generation of Instagram users get together with their cameras on the beaches of Santa Monica, California; and how Facebook helped to make a young Los Angeleno boy's dream come true. duration 27:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#5030] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3199] Tavis talks with New Jersey's Sen. Robert Menendez, chair of the foreign relations committee. One of only three Hispanics in the US Senate, he weighs in on US policy, including on Egypt, Ukraine and immigration. Tavis also chats with Hannibal star Hugh Dancy. The British actor previews the second season of his series, and his role as an FBI criminal profiler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#323] Jonathan Lethem, Dissident Gardens An American communist and an activist, mother and daughter, antagonize and love each other through the pages of Lethem's latest novel. 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 [#4111] Why Sharks Attack In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in 10 months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, not far from the waters where Steven Spielberg filmed the ultimate shark fright film, Jaws. What's behind the mysterious arrival of this apex predator in an area where they've rarely been seen for hundreds of years? Are deadly encounters with tourists inevitable? To separate fact from fear, Nova teams up with leading shark experts in Australia and the United States to discover the science behind the great white's hunting instincts. Do sharks ever target humans or is each attack a tragic case of mistaken identity? Can a deeper understanding of shark senses lead scientists to design effective deterrents and help prevent future attacks? With shark populations around the world plummeting, scientists race to unlock the secrets of these powerful creatures of the deep in their quest to save people -- and sharks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Nazi Mega Weapons [#105H] Jet Fighter Me262 Explore the most technologically advanced plane of World War II, the Messerschmitt Me262, a fighter jet that inspired a revolution in aerial warfare. Learn the remarkable story of an awe-inspiring aircraft, the subterranean bat-cave where it was built and the battle for air supremacy that decided the fate of the war. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG-V
  • 7:00 am
    Nazi Mega Weapons [#102H] U-Boat Base To create a haven in port for their lethal U-boat submarines, the Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Structures too immense to be hidden, they were constructed to withstand direct hits from even the biggest Allied bombs. Such was their size and strength that these pens survive today, a testament to their engineering. duration 54:01   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#110] Poetry In Motion Storytelling with a kick! The words, sounds and people that bring poetry to life - a painful story about bullying; powerful memories of a soon-to-be demolished housing project; inaccurate assumptions about a pretty face; coming to terms and acceptance with loss; and the melting pot of identity politics. Five pieces from cities across the USA, including San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago and Minneapolis, that are connected by the rhythm of words and the search for identity. duration 27:13   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#109] Social Media We get social, with social media! Finding the people using social media to change the world. The Chicago painting duo, who use Twitter to reward treasure hunters; documentary cameras hit the streets of Raleigh-Durham, NC, to ask how social media influenced the 2012 presidential election; a look at what happens when an entire generation of Instagram users get together with their cameras on the beaches of Santa Monica, California; and how Facebook helped to make a young Los Angeleno boy's dream come true. duration 27:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3199] Tavis talks with New Jersey's Sen. Robert Menendez, chair of the foreign relations committee. One of only three Hispanics in the US Senate, he weighs in on US policy, including on Egypt, Ukraine and immigration. Tavis also chats with Hannibal star Hugh Dancy. The British actor previews the second season of his series, and his role as an FBI criminal profiler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3198] Tavis talks food safety with Vermont's Governor Peter Shumlin, who explains why he's signing legislation that makes his state the first in the US to require labeling of all genetically modified food. Tavis also chats with Ken Cook, president and co-founder of Environmental Working Group. One of the environmental community's most prominent critics of US farm and food policy describes his organization's new food database and mobile app. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#323] Jonathan Lethem, Dissident Gardens An American communist and an activist, mother and daughter, antagonize and love each other through the pages of Lethem's latest novel. 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 [#4111] Why Sharks Attack In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in 10 months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, not far from the waters where Steven Spielberg filmed the ultimate shark fright film, Jaws. What's behind the mysterious arrival of this apex predator in an area where they've rarely been seen for hundreds of years? Are deadly encounters with tourists inevitable? To separate fact from fear, Nova teams up with leading shark experts in Australia and the United States to discover the science behind the great white's hunting instincts. Do sharks ever target humans or is each attack a tragic case of mistaken identity? Can a deeper understanding of shark senses lead scientists to design effective deterrents and help prevent future attacks? With shark populations around the world plummeting, scientists race to unlock the secrets of these powerful creatures of the deep in their quest to save people -- and sharks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Nazi Mega Weapons [#105H] Jet Fighter Me262 Explore the most technologically advanced plane of World War II, the Messerschmitt Me262, a fighter jet that inspired a revolution in aerial warfare. Learn the remarkable story of an awe-inspiring aircraft, the subterranean bat-cave where it was built and the battle for air supremacy that decided the fate of the war. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG-V
  • 1:00 pm
    Nazi Mega Weapons [#102H] U-Boat Base To create a haven in port for their lethal U-boat submarines, the Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Structures too immense to be hidden, they were constructed to withstand direct hits from even the biggest Allied bombs. Such was their size and strength that these pens survive today, a testament to their engineering. duration 54:01   SRND51 TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#5030] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10093] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3199] Tavis talks with New Jersey's Sen. Robert Menendez, chair of the foreign relations committee. One of only three Hispanics in the US Senate, he weighs in on US policy, including on Egypt, Ukraine and immigration. Tavis also chats with Hannibal star Hugh Dancy. The British actor previews the second season of his series, and his role as an FBI criminal profiler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33093] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10925] * Ukraine * #Bringbackourgirls * Overprotected kids * Shields & Brooks * Governor Jerry Brown duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33093] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3205] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17129Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3595H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10925] * Ukraine * #Bringbackourgirls * Overprotected kids * Shields & Brooks * Governor Jerry Brown duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3595H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20100] (original broadcast date: 5/09/14)
    The Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun with Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Anika Noni Rose, and Sophie Okonedo
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3595H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3200] Tavis talks with director Amma Asante. The British filmmaker discusses the kinds of films she likes to make and the buzz around her recently released feature, Belle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3595H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#706H] The second Roadtrip begins with three friends from Stevensville, Montana. Aaron, Liz, and Autumn, Team "Poor Lazy Overachievers," want to get out of the "velvet coffin" of their small town. They begin their Roadtrip across the US in Los Angeles. Their first interview is with Kary Mullis, Nobel Prize-winning chemist and author of Dancing Naked in the Mind Field. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3595H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10925] * Ukraine * #Bringbackourgirls * Overprotected kids * Shields & Brooks * Governor Jerry Brown duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3595H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3205] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10925] * Ukraine * #Bringbackourgirls * Overprotected kids * Shields & Brooks * Governor Jerry Brown duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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      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.

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.