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KQED World: Tuesday, December 5, 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, December 5, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12111] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36241] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, CVS buys Aetna and lays out an ambitious agenda that could reshape the entire health care industry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4249] Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Changing Seas [#901] The Future of Seafood It is estimated there will be two billion more people on the planet by mid-century. To feed this booming world population, more fish will need to be farmed than ever before. One way to increase fish production in a sustainable way is to move aquaculture operations offshore - where there is plenty of available space and strong currents flush out the pens to avoid polluting sensitive ecosystems. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Changing Seas [#902] Toxic Algae: Complex Sources and Solutions Lake Okeechobee was once the blue heart of Florida, pumping fresh water down to the Everglades and beyond. But now that a dike and canal system control its flow, water releases from the lake periodically create putrid mats of blue green algae. Scientists think water pollution is to blame, and if something isn't done about it there could be irreparable damage to the environment, the local economy and people's health. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Global 3000 [#948] Climate Change: Man-Made Problem Are extreme weather events the result of climate change or not? It's a hotly disputed topic. Now, a new branch of science can show where there is a link. Attribution science compares data from recent weather events with long-term climate models. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3548] Venice's Battle Against Cruise Ships In Spain, up to 300,000 babies are thought to have been stolen from their parents and sold for adoption. The huge cruise ships that dock in Venice threaten the city's delicate cultural heritage. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#590] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#257] 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
    BrainFit: 50 Ways to Grow Your Brain with Daniel Amen, MD and Tana Amen, RN In this program, award winning psychiatrist, brain-imaging expert and 10-time New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen and his wife Tana Amen, also a New York Times bestselling author and nurse, will give you 50 ways to grow your brain and their best secrets to ignite your energy and focus at any age. duration 1:54:05   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Local USA [#211] Portrait of Harry This renowned painter Harry Somers endured an incredible trauma and is now suffering from a terminal illness. In this portrait of the successful impressionist painter, Harry talks about growing up in Zweibruecken, Germany, in the shadows of the Nazi Socialist Party, escaping on a Kindertransport to Australia, and losing almost every relative to the death camps of the Holocaust. More than anything, Harry talks about the beauty of life, hope, survival, forgiveness and about the best frankfurter he ever had in his life. duration 26:50   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 am
    Stories from the Stage [#101] Last Dance A last dance may be at the end or beginningof something big: Sandi Marx narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway'sA Chorus Line; choreographer Mark Lamb returns to his small, unaccepting town in Kentucky andencounters an extraordinary reunion;and Jean Appolon dances his way out of a deathsentence in Haiti. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Last Dance, hosted by Theresa Okokon. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Changing Seas [#901] The Future of Seafood It is estimated there will be two billion more people on the planet by mid-century. To feed this booming world population, more fish will need to be farmed than ever before. One way to increase fish production in a sustainable way is to move aquaculture operations offshore - where there is plenty of available space and strong currents flush out the pens to avoid polluting sensitive ecosystems. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Changing Seas [#902] Toxic Algae: Complex Sources and Solutions Lake Okeechobee was once the blue heart of Florida, pumping fresh water down to the Everglades and beyond. But now that a dike and canal system control its flow, water releases from the lake periodically create putrid mats of blue green algae. Scientists think water pollution is to blame, and if something isn't done about it there could be irreparable damage to the environment, the local economy and people's health. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4250] Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 2 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4251] Tavis talks with author and television host Lawrence O'Donnell about the troubling year in politics and his latest book, Playing With Fire. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Global 3000 [#948] Climate Change: Man-Made Problem Are extreme weather events the result of climate change or not? It's a hotly disputed topic. Now, a new branch of science can show where there is a link. Attribution science compares data from recent weather events with long-term climate models. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3548] Venice's Battle Against Cruise Ships In Spain, up to 300,000 babies are thought to have been stolen from their parents and sold for adoption. The huge cruise ships that dock in Venice threaten the city's delicate cultural heritage. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    BrainFit: 50 Ways to Grow Your Brain with Daniel Amen, MD and Tana Amen, RN In this program, award winning psychiatrist, brain-imaging expert and 10-time New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen and his wife Tana Amen, also a New York Times bestselling author and nurse, will give you 50 ways to grow your brain and their best secrets to ignite your energy and focus at any age. duration 1:54:05   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Local USA [#211] Portrait of Harry This renowned painter Harry Somers endured an incredible trauma and is now suffering from a terminal illness. In this portrait of the successful impressionist painter, Harry talks about growing up in Zweibruecken, Germany, in the shadows of the Nazi Socialist Party, escaping on a Kindertransport to Australia, and losing almost every relative to the death camps of the Holocaust. More than anything, Harry talks about the beauty of life, hope, survival, forgiveness and about the best frankfurter he ever had in his life. duration 26:50   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 pm
    Stories from the Stage [#101] Last Dance A last dance may be at the end or beginningof something big: Sandi Marx narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway'sA Chorus Line; choreographer Mark Lamb returns to his small, unaccepting town in Kentucky andencounters an extraordinary reunion;and Jean Appolon dances his way out of a deathsentence in Haiti. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Last Dance, hosted by Theresa Okokon. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8177] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14242] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4251] Tavis talks with author and television host Lawrence O'Donnell about the troubling year in politics and his latest book, Playing With Fire. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36242] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, CEOs are the most optimistic they've been in years but are they ready to hire? Plus, why more millennials are becoming farmers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12112] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8177] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7092] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36242] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, CEOs are the most optimistic they've been in years but are they ready to hire? Plus, why more millennials are becoming farmers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4527H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12112] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4527H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations [#111H] David Petraeus Part 1 David Rubenstein interviews retired Army General David Petraeus, part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Overheard with Evan Smith [#717H] Jeff Nichols, Director Jeff Nichols is a writer and director whose past works include internationally acclaimed Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter, Mud and Midnight Special. His latest film Loving tells the story of the landmark US civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4527H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36242] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, CEOs are the most optimistic they've been in years but are they ready to hire? Plus, why more millennials are becoming farmers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4527H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4252] Tavis talks with legendary journalist and author Dan Rather about the current political climate and his latest book, What Unites Us. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4527H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12112] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4527H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7092] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12112] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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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 […]

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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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