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KQED World: Friday, May 19, 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, May 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11830] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36099] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks rebound after yesterday's steep losses, but what can investors expect in the weeks and months ahead? Plus, why the company that pioneered working remotely wants its employees to return to the office. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4107] Tavis talks with rapper and activist Michael Render a.k.a. Killer Mike about the importance of community and political activism. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#212] Roots of 'ulu The Roots of 'Ulu will transport the viewer from the Polynesian voyaging canoes that brought 'ulu from Tahiti to Hawai'i, up through the present day efforts of native practitioners, medical specialists and agricultural experts who have a shared vision of the 'ulu (breadfruit) tree playing an important role in cultural preservation, health restoration and food sustainability for Hawai'i's future. The Roots of 'Ulu is a recipient of R&D, Production, and Completion funding from PIC's Media Fund. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    On Story [#705H] John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen Playwright, screenwriter and theatre and film director John Patrick Shanley is interviewed. duration 26:52   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Well Read [#624] Hari Kunzru / White Tears Hari Kunzru is one of the most talented fiction writers at work today. He comes to Well Read with his new book White Tears about two ambitious young musicians drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1701] Death Disrupted? Religions offer life after death. Many people are skeptical. Evidence for post-mortem survival? Again, skeptics abound: Can death ever be defeated? Are these possible ways? duration 29:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#463] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#174] 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 [#4409] Chinese Chariot Revealed For over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields-dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on earth. Now, a series of amazing archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Food - Delicious Science [#101] Food on the Brain Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to learn how the hidden chemistry in every mouthful of food keeps our bodies fit and healthy. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    It's "Just" Anxiety This revealing documentary introduces a dozen people from diverse backgrounds who describe their personal struggles with this mental health condition. Filmed over a period of five years, it follows several individuals with anxiety symptoms ranging from excessive worry and fear to more extreme manifestations such as compulsive behavior and torturous panic attacks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#212] Roots of 'ulu The Roots of 'Ulu will transport the viewer from the Polynesian voyaging canoes that brought 'ulu from Tahiti to Hawai'i, up through the present day efforts of native practitioners, medical specialists and agricultural experts who have a shared vision of the 'ulu (breadfruit) tree playing an important role in cultural preservation, health restoration and food sustainability for Hawai'i's future. The Roots of 'Ulu is a recipient of R&D, Production, and Completion funding from PIC's Media Fund. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    On Story [#705H] John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen Playwright, screenwriter and theatre and film director John Patrick Shanley is interviewed. duration 26:52   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4108] Tavis talks with Founder and Executive Director Susan Burton about "A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4109] Tavis talks with Dr. Keith Black about early detection and the development of a groundbreaking new test that can identify signs of Alzheimer's disease. He also chats with actor Michael Weatherly about his starring role on the hit CBS drama Bull. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#624] Hari Kunzru / White Tears Hari Kunzru is one of the most talented fiction writers at work today. He comes to Well Read with his new book White Tears about two ambitious young musicians drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1701] Death Disrupted? Religions offer life after death. Many people are skeptical. Evidence for post-mortem survival? Again, skeptics abound: Can death ever be defeated? Are these possible ways? duration 29:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4409] Chinese Chariot Revealed For over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields-dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on earth. Now, a series of amazing archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Food - Delicious Science [#101] Food on the Brain Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to learn how the hidden chemistry in every mouthful of food keeps our bodies fit and healthy. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    It's "Just" Anxiety This revealing documentary introduces a dozen people from diverse backgrounds who describe their personal struggles with this mental health condition. Filmed over a period of five years, it follows several individuals with anxiety symptoms ranging from excessive worry and fear to more extreme manifestations such as compulsive behavior and torturous panic attacks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8035] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14100] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    The Whole Truth with David Eisenhower [#203H] Feminism at Home and Around the World, in the Age of Trump Guests: Carrie Lukas, Managing Director, Independent Women's Forum; Jarune Uwujaren, Editor, Daily Progressive; Manal Omar, Associate Vice President, Center for Middle East and Africa, United States Institute of Peace; Gayatri Spivak, Professor of Humanities, Columbia University. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36100] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, three stocks that our market monitor says could see double-digit returns over the next year or so. Plus, why Californians are using less water but paying more for it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11831] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17139H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6215] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36100] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, three stocks that our market monitor says could see double-digit returns over the next year or so. Plus, why Californians are using less water but paying more for it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4385H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11831] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4385H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23110H] (original broadcast date: 5/19/17)
    * we begin with a conversation about Donald Trump's first foreign trip of his presidency. It begins in Saudi Arabia - from there he goes to Israel, Vatican City, Belgium, and back to Italy. Charlie is joined by Ian Bremmer, the president of the Eurasia Group, and Michael Hanna, a senior fellow at the Century Foundation.
    * a discussion of Robert Mueller's special counsel appointment. Joining us is John Carlin, the former Assistant Attorney General for national security, and Chief of Staff to Robert Mueller.
    * Gabe Sherman of New York Magazine and Jim Rutenberg of the New York Times reflect on the legacy of the late media titan Roger Ailes, known for launching Fox News in 1996.
    * we conclude with Adam Lindemann, an art collector and gallery owner who held the previous auction record for a Jean Michel Basquiat painting with his sale of Untitled (Devil) for $57.3 million last year.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4385H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36100] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, three stocks that our market monitor says could see double-digit returns over the next year or so. Plus, why Californians are using less water but paying more for it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4385H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4110] Tavis talks with environmental activist Winona LaDuke about her documentary First Daughter and the Black Snake and with singer Faith Evans about her long-awaited duets album with the Notorious B.I.G. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4385H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11831] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4385H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6215] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11831] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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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.