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KQED World: Friday, October 20, 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, October 20, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12079] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36209] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, The Dow closes at an all-time high on the 30th anniversary of Black Monday. Plus, are you driving one of the most or least reliable car brands? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4217] Tavis talks with reporter Jere Van Dyk about his new book The Trade and with journalist Sasha Abramsky about his new text Jumping at Shadows. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#302] Finding America I duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Stories from the Stage [#102] Chance Chance could mean possibilities, risk or opportunity: Rodrigue Kalambayi seeks asylum from political violence in the Congo; Korean-AmericanEson Kimisheld at gunpoint in her family's hardware storein New York; and Christine Gentry donates a kidney to a complete stranger. Three storytellers, three interpretation of Chance, hosted by Wes Hazard. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Well Read [#607] Amor Towles, A Gentlemen In Moscow From the New York Times best-selling author of Rules of Civility-a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. Amor Towles' A Gentleman in Moscow is brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1610] Fallacies In Arguing for God? When believers argue that God exists, what mistakes do they make? What are their errors in logic as well as in fact? Whoever wants to believe in God must not use arguments that do not work. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#560] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#216] 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 [#4415] Secrets of the Forbidden City Discover the ingenious engineering of Beijing's Forbidden City, the power center of imperial China for nearly 500 years. Discover how the design of this vast complex of palaces and temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquake shocks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Gene Doctors Every year, a million babies are born with hereditary diseases. Physicians once had little to offer, but a new breed of gene doctors is now on the case. Devising treatments that target the root causes, they are transforming lives. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Time Team America [#102] Topper, South Carolina TIME TEAM AMERICA wades into the swamps of South Carolina to find the truth about North America's first human inhabitants. Experts debate when people first came to this land. Did they follow big game across the continent 15,000 years ago or did they arrive much, much earlier? TIME TEAM AMERICA has three days to search for evidence that could shed light on the controversy. What they find could rock the archaeological world. Along the way, they glimpse what life was like in North America 15,000 years ago and discover what may have happened to the continent's first people. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#302] Finding America I duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Stories from the Stage [#102] Chance Chance could mean possibilities, risk or opportunity: Rodrigue Kalambayi seeks asylum from political violence in the Congo; Korean-AmericanEson Kimisheld at gunpoint in her family's hardware storein New York; and Christine Gentry donates a kidney to a complete stranger. Three storytellers, three interpretation of Chance, hosted by Wes Hazard. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4218] Tavis talks with musician Michael McDonald about his latest album Wide Open. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4219Z] Tavis talks with renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall about the new documentary Jane, featuring never-before-seen footage from her groundbreaking study. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#607] Amor Towles, A Gentlemen In Moscow From the New York Times best-selling author of Rules of Civility-a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. Amor Towles' A Gentleman in Moscow is brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1610] Fallacies In Arguing for God? When believers argue that God exists, what mistakes do they make? What are their errors in logic as well as in fact? Whoever wants to believe in God must not use arguments that do not work. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4415] Secrets of the Forbidden City Discover the ingenious engineering of Beijing's Forbidden City, the power center of imperial China for nearly 500 years. Discover how the design of this vast complex of palaces and temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquake shocks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Gene Doctors Every year, a million babies are born with hereditary diseases. Physicians once had little to offer, but a new breed of gene doctors is now on the case. Devising treatments that target the root causes, they are transforming lives. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Time Team America [#102] Topper, South Carolina TIME TEAM AMERICA wades into the swamps of South Carolina to find the truth about North America's first human inhabitants. Experts debate when people first came to this land. Did they follow big game across the continent 15,000 years ago or did they arrive much, much earlier? TIME TEAM AMERICA has three days to search for evidence that could shed light on the controversy. What they find could rock the archaeological world. Along the way, they glimpse what life was like in North America 15,000 years ago and discover what may have happened to the continent's first people. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8145] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14210] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4219Z] Tavis talks with renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall about the new documentary Jane, featuring never-before-seen footage from her groundbreaking study. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36210H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12080H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17293H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7060] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36210H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4495H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12080H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4495H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23220] (original air date 10/20/2017) An update on the week in politics with Mike Allen, co-founder of Axios.
    *We continue with professor Graham Allison of the Harvard Kennedy School. His latest article in the Wall Street Journal is called "Behold the New Emperor of China."
    *We conclude with an interview and performance from Zac Brown.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4495H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36210H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4495H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4220Z] Tavis talks with Grammy award-winning musician Peter Frampton about his career, and he performs his latest single I Saved a Bird Today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4495H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12080H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4495H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7060] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12080H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
Friday, October 20, 2017

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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

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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.