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KQED World: Friday, July 28, 2017

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, July 28, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12019] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36149] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4157] Tavis talks with actress Mary-Louise Parker about her career and latest projects, Broadway's Heisenberg and Stephen King's TV drama Mr. Mercedes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Life on the Line [#204] The Match A childhood friendship-and Facebook-could save John Brannon's life. While on the brink of kidney failure, John reunites with an old friend who suddenly realizes that she has the ability to save him through organ transplantation. Meanwhile in the same hospital, 5-year-old Chealsey Melendez is diagnosed with stage-4 cancer. Doctors harvest her own stem cells and freeze them so they can be transplanted back into her marrow at a later date, all in a desperate attempt to save her life. duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    On Story [#715H] Psychological Thrillers Authors James Wong, Carl Ellsworth, Christina Hodson talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Well Read [#623] Ann Cleeves / Cold Earth and the Crow Trap Gerda Saunders joins us with her very personal book - Memory's Last Breath - based on the "field notes" she keeps in her journal about her life distorted by dementia. Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders takes the reader and our viewers on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1711] How Did The Universe Begin? How things start helps reveal what things are. How to conceive the beginning of the universe? What are latest theories? Are they all speculation? What's the recent evidence? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#513] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#178] DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis. duration 12:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4311H] Wild Ways From Yellowstone to the Yukon, to Southern Africa's elephant highways stretching across five nations, explore how newly established wildlife corridors may offer a glimmer of hope to some of our planet's most cherished - but endangered - species. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Nature's Great Race [#103H] Zebra Witness the perilous journey of thousands zebra who face lions, hunting dogs, drought and starvation as they brave a brutal Botswana wilderness and undertake Africa's longest land migration to the rich grasslands of Nxai Pan National Park. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement This haunting and subtle documentary questions commonly held beliefs about disability and normalcy by exploring technologies that promise to change our bodies and minds forever. Told primarily through the perspectives of five people with disabilities - a scientist, journalist, disability justice educator, bionics engineer and exoskeleton test pilot - this program takes a close look at the implications of emerging enhancement technologies for the future of humanity. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Life on the Line [#204] The Match A childhood friendship-and Facebook-could save John Brannon's life. While on the brink of kidney failure, John reunites with an old friend who suddenly realizes that she has the ability to save him through organ transplantation. Meanwhile in the same hospital, 5-year-old Chealsey Melendez is diagnosed with stage-4 cancer. Doctors harvest her own stem cells and freeze them so they can be transplanted back into her marrow at a later date, all in a desperate attempt to save her life. duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    On Story [#715H] Psychological Thrillers Authors James Wong, Carl Ellsworth, Christina Hodson talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4158Z] Tavis talks with professor and author David Schweickart about ongoing inequality and alternatives to capitalism and with actress Jenny Slate about her film, Landline. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4159] Tavis talks with Sheriff Greg Champagne about the importance of early childhood education and after-school programs and with entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria about business success and the documentary about his life, Good Fortune. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#623] Ann Cleeves / Cold Earth and the Crow Trap Gerda Saunders joins us with her very personal book - Memory's Last Breath - based on the "field notes" she keeps in her journal about her life distorted by dementia. Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders takes the reader and our viewers on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1711] How Did The Universe Begin? How things start helps reveal what things are. How to conceive the beginning of the universe? What are latest theories? Are they all speculation? What's the recent evidence? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4311H] Wild Ways From Yellowstone to the Yukon, to Southern Africa's elephant highways stretching across five nations, explore how newly established wildlife corridors may offer a glimmer of hope to some of our planet's most cherished - but endangered - species. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Nature's Great Race [#103H] Zebra Witness the perilous journey of thousands zebra who face lions, hunting dogs, drought and starvation as they brave a brutal Botswana wilderness and undertake Africa's longest land migration to the rich grasslands of Nxai Pan National Park. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement This haunting and subtle documentary questions commonly held beliefs about disability and normalcy by exploring technologies that promise to change our bodies and minds forever. Told primarily through the perspectives of five people with disabilities - a scientist, journalist, disability justice educator, bionics engineer and exoskeleton test pilot - this program takes a close look at the implications of emerging enhancement technologies for the future of humanity. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8085] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14150] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4159] Tavis talks with Sheriff Greg Champagne about the importance of early childhood education and after-school programs and with entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria about business success and the documentary about his life, Good Fortune. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36150H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, The Dow closes at a record high - despite the chaos in the capital. At what point will Washington start to matter to investors? Plus, the FDA wants to make cigarettes less addictive and that burned a hole in a handful of tobacco stocks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12020H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17209H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6265] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36150H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, The Dow closes at a record high - despite the chaos in the capital. At what point will Washington start to matter to investors? Plus, the FDA wants to make cigarettes less addictive and that burned a hole in a handful of tobacco stocks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4435H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12020H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4435H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23160H] (original air date 7/28/2017)We begin with Jonathan Karl, chief White House correspondent for ABC News, discussing the sudden departure of Reince Priebus as chief of staff.
    *Next, a political update with John Dickerson, host of Face the Nation.
    *We conclude with a conversation on the global economy and the future of capitalism with Jeremy Grantham, chief investment strategist at GMO.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4435H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36150H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, The Dow closes at a record high - despite the chaos in the capital. At what point will Washington start to matter to investors? Plus, the FDA wants to make cigarettes less addictive and that burned a hole in a handful of tobacco stocks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4435H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4160] Tavis talks with rapper and activist Vic Mensa about his influences and debut album The Autobiography. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4435H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12020H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4435H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6265] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12020H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (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 […]

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.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

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.