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KQED World: Friday, December 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.

Friday, December 29, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12129] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36259] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#113] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Forever Chinatown: Local USA Special duration 28:22   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Stories from the Stage [#103] Welcome to the Neighborhood Neighborhoods are forever in flux: Paloma Valenzuela travels to a Dominican neighborhood searching for her identity; Mark Redmond learns what happens when you are no longer welcomed on your street; and Norah Dooley finds the real meaning of community from neighbors who teach her life lessons. Hosted by Wes Hazard. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Well Read [#617] Katie Kitamura, A Separation From critic and novelist, Katie Kitamura - a searing, suspenseful story of intimacy and infidelity, A Separation lays bare the guilt that divides us from the inner lives of others. Named one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, Huffington Post, and The Millions duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1807] How Can We Know Anything? How can we have confidence in what we know or believe? What is knowledge? What is belief? How is belief justified? And, is justified belief, knowledge? How can we not doubt everything? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    NHK Newsline duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Inspiring Landscapes [#53] In July, the 1,700-meter-high 'roof of Hokkaido' is suddenly carpeted with wild flowers which have developed clever ways to ensure pollination through their special relationship with insects. duration 14:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#271] Grammy Award nominee and Electronic Dance Music supremo DJ, Steve Aoki tours the globe sharing his passion for music with his 8 million fans, in pursuit of happiness and new creative opportunities. duration 12:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4421H] Day The Dinosaurs Died How did an asteroid 66 million years ago kill off the dinosaurs? Join scientists as they drill into the impact crater and, for the first time, reconstruct the hell on earth that unfolded in the minutes, hours and months after the impact. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Supernature - Wild Flyers [#103] Crowded Skies The sky is a crowded world where mammals, birds and insects hunt, escape, mate, defend territory, sleep and even die on the wing. Survival up there depends not just on beating gravity or mastering flight, but also out-flying the competition. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Monks of Vina What started out as a story of winemaking in the documentary THE MONKS OF VINA ended up being a look into the lives of the men who have dedicated themselves to a monastic life. With the challenging wine harvest of 2012 as the backdrop, the film explores the rituals and curiosities of monastic life. Along the way, the monks' faith is tested, especially among the new arrivals who recently relinquished all worldly possessions, and took their vows of poverty, obedience and chastity. Lifting a veil on the spiritual side of winemaking, THE MONKS OF VINA reveals the extreme sacrifice and devotion required in a quest to become closer to God. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Forever Chinatown: Local USA Special duration 28:22   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Stories from the Stage [#103] Welcome to the Neighborhood Neighborhoods are forever in flux: Paloma Valenzuela travels to a Dominican neighborhood searching for her identity; Mark Redmond learns what happens when you are no longer welcomed on your street; and Norah Dooley finds the real meaning of community from neighbors who teach her life lessons. Hosted by Wes Hazard. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#114] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#113] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#617] Katie Kitamura, A Separation From critic and novelist, Katie Kitamura - a searing, suspenseful story of intimacy and infidelity, A Separation lays bare the guilt that divides us from the inner lives of others. Named one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, Huffington Post, and The Millions duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1807] How Can We Know Anything? How can we have confidence in what we know or believe? What is knowledge? What is belief? How is belief justified? And, is justified belief, knowledge? How can we not doubt everything? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4421H] Day The Dinosaurs Died How did an asteroid 66 million years ago kill off the dinosaurs? Join scientists as they drill into the impact crater and, for the first time, reconstruct the hell on earth that unfolded in the minutes, hours and months after the impact. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Supernature - Wild Flyers [#103] Crowded Skies The sky is a crowded world where mammals, birds and insects hunt, escape, mate, defend territory, sleep and even die on the wing. Survival up there depends not just on beating gravity or mastering flight, but also out-flying the competition. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Monks of Vina What started out as a story of winemaking in the documentary THE MONKS OF VINA ended up being a look into the lives of the men who have dedicated themselves to a monastic life. With the challenging wine harvest of 2012 as the backdrop, the film explores the rituals and curiosities of monastic life. Along the way, the monks' faith is tested, especially among the new arrivals who recently relinquished all worldly possessions, and took their vows of poverty, obedience and chastity. Lifting a veil on the spiritual side of winemaking, THE MONKS OF VINA reveals the extreme sacrifice and devotion required in a quest to become closer to God. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Asia Insight [#512] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14260] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Well Read [#617] Katie Kitamura, A Separation From critic and novelist, Katie Kitamura - a searing, suspenseful story of intimacy and infidelity, A Separation lays bare the guilt that divides us from the inner lives of others. Named one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, Huffington Post, and The Millions duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36260] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - as stocks close out a stellar 2017 our Market Monitor has three picks for 2018 that he says will benefit from tax reform and you should own. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12130] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17363H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7110] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36260] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - as stocks close out a stellar 2017 our Market Monitor has three picks for 2018 that he says will benefit from tax reform and you should own. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4545H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12130] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4545H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Frontline [#3507H] Trump's Road to the White House An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through interviews with key players, the film shows how Trump rallied millions of supporters, defeated adversaries, and who he's bringing into the White House with him. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4545H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36260] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - as stocks close out a stellar 2017 our Market Monitor has three picks for 2018 that he says will benefit from tax reform and you should own. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4545H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Amanpour On PBS [#114] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4545H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12130] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4545H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7110] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12130] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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