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KQED World: Tuesday, August 29, 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.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12041] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36171] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Harvey has dumped trillions of gallons of water on Texas creating catastrophic and historic flooding, with more on the way. Refineries are closed, ports are closed, and the nation's fourth largest city is essentially underwater. We'll look at the human and economic impact of this monster storm. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4179] Tavis talks with Founder and Executive Director Susan Burton about her memoir "Becoming Ms. Burton" and with actress Felicity Huffman about her Emmy-nominated role in the ABC drama, American Crime. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Highpointers Two college-age women attempting to climb the highest peaks in 50 states meet their match in Wyoming. This warmly-told family film in the first to introduce the little known sport of 'highpointing," a quirky American hobby for nature lovers and climbers. Their quest turns more serious as they learn Wyoming's Gannett Peak is deep in wilderness territory. duration 56:38   STEREO TVMA
  • 3:00 am
    Global 3000 [#934] Plastics-Free Future? Animals usually migrate in search of food or warmer climes, or because it's mating season. But the fruit bats of central Africa move for different reasons. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3534] Neo-Nazis On Mallorca Greece's tax inspectors are trying to combat massive fraud. Urban explorers relish ruins in Kyiv. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#524] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#160] From super-famous global brands to fast fashion, everyone uses Shima Seiki knitting machines. Today the creations of founder and president Masahiro Shima have applications in medicine and industry. duration 12:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Plants Behaving Badly [#101] Murder & Mayhem Examine the extraordinary behavior of carnivorous plants, which have been a feature of many a sci-fi film over the years. The reality turns out to be far stranger than the fiction. See why. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Plants Behaving Badly [#102] Sex & Lies Revel in the ethereal beauty of orchids and examine their exotic flowers, which are shaped for one purpose - to attract pollinators. Many use sex as a lure, impersonating a female bee or wasp. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Life on the Line [#304H] The Lasting Impact Wilber "Wil" Alexander has sat at the bedside of the sick and the dying for the last 40 years, inviting the wounded to tell their stories. This story follows Wil as he uniquely cares for sick, wounded, and terminal patients by walking alongside them and aiding in their search for meaning and healing in their time of unique vulnerability. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:30 am
    On Story [#720H] Frank Marshall On Producing from the Creative Side Acclaimed producer Frank Marshall talks about starting his career and the creativity in producing. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Highpointers Two college-age women attempting to climb the highest peaks in 50 states meet their match in Wyoming. This warmly-told family film in the first to introduce the little known sport of 'highpointing," a quirky American hobby for nature lovers and climbers. Their quest turns more serious as they learn Wyoming's Gannett Peak is deep in wilderness territory. duration 56:38   STEREO TVMA
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4180] Tavis talks with Academy Award-winning actress Holly Hunter about her film The Big Sick. Original air date 6/22/17 duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4181] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Mellencamp about his career and latest album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Original air date 6/20/17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Global 3000 [#934] Plastics-Free Future? Animals usually migrate in search of food or warmer climes, or because it's mating season. But the fruit bats of central Africa move for different reasons. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3534] Neo-Nazis On Mallorca Greece's tax inspectors are trying to combat massive fraud. Urban explorers relish ruins in Kyiv. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Plants Behaving Badly [#101] Murder & Mayhem Examine the extraordinary behavior of carnivorous plants, which have been a feature of many a sci-fi film over the years. The reality turns out to be far stranger than the fiction. See why. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Plants Behaving Badly [#102] Sex & Lies Revel in the ethereal beauty of orchids and examine their exotic flowers, which are shaped for one purpose - to attract pollinators. Many use sex as a lure, impersonating a female bee or wasp. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Life on the Line [#304H] The Lasting Impact Wilber "Wil" Alexander has sat at the bedside of the sick and the dying for the last 40 years, inviting the wounded to tell their stories. This story follows Wil as he uniquely cares for sick, wounded, and terminal patients by walking alongside them and aiding in their search for meaning and healing in their time of unique vulnerability. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    On Story [#720H] Frank Marshall On Producing from the Creative Side Acclaimed producer Frank Marshall talks about starting his career and the creativity in producing. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8107] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14172] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4181] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Mellencamp about his career and latest album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Original air date 6/20/17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36172] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, North Korea fires a missile over Japan. The fourth largest city in the U.S. is underwater. Yet, nothing seems to rattle this stock market. Why? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12042] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8107] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7022] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36172] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, North Korea fires a missile over Japan. The fourth largest city in the U.S. is underwater. Yet, nothing seems to rattle this stock market. Why? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4457H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12042] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4457H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23182] A look back at conversations with musicians: Jon Bon Jovi, Gary Clark Jr., John Mayer and Chris Stapleton. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4457H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36172] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, North Korea fires a missile over Japan. The fourth largest city in the U.S. is underwater. Yet, nothing seems to rattle this stock market. Why? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4457H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4182] Tavis talks with heralded musician Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah about his latest project, The Centennial Trilogy. Original air date 6/23/17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4457H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12042] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4457H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7022] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12042] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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!

    • 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.

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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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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.