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KQED World: Friday, July 21, 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, July 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12014] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36144] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4152] Tavis talks with former CIA Analyst John Kiriakou about his memoir, Doing Time Like A Spy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#203] Voices from Atlantic City Follow students, teachers and staff at an Austin high school under threat of closure by the state. For years Eastside Memorial High School has been plagued by failing test scores and negative headlines. An Eastside Education spends one semester at one of Austin's lowest income schools, as teachers, parents, administrators, and students fight to meet state accountability standards or watch their school be closed. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    On Story [#714H] Writing Dumb: A Conversation with Bobby Farrelly The Bobby half of the Farrelly brothers team talks about improv and what makes comedy funny. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Well Read [#620] George Saunders / Lincoln in the Bardo Lincoln in the Bardo is an astonishing feat of imagination and a bold step forward from one of the most important and influential writers of his generation. The long-awaited first novel from George Saunders: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1710] What Exists? Lots of things exist. But what's truly fundamental? The challenge is to discern the minimum number of basic categories that explains the entirety of existence. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#508] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#187] 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 [#4302] Life's Rocky Start From the first sparks of life to the survival of the fittest, unearth the secret relationship between rocks and life. Nova goes around the world and back in time to investigate how minerals are vital to the origins and evolution of life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Nature's Great Race [#102] Caribou Join 100,000 caribou who face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world's longest land migration: 3,000 miles through the frozen Arctic wilderness of Canada and Alaska. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Paleo Sleuths This program explores a series of paleontology excavations that showcase the changing landscape and animal life on America's Great Plains - beginning 34 million years ago with the Ice Age. Through interviews with paleontology experts, modern-day footage of excavations, historic re-enactments, archival photographs, and stunning animations with 3D models that bring prehistoric figures to life, the educational and informative doc features fossil discoveries in the Great Plains that challenge popular understanding of the origins of mammals. duration 57:02   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#203] Voices from Atlantic City Follow students, teachers and staff at an Austin high school under threat of closure by the state. For years Eastside Memorial High School has been plagued by failing test scores and negative headlines. An Eastside Education spends one semester at one of Austin's lowest income schools, as teachers, parents, administrators, and students fight to meet state accountability standards or watch their school be closed. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    On Story [#714H] Writing Dumb: A Conversation with Bobby Farrelly The Bobby half of the Farrelly brothers team talks about improv and what makes comedy funny. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4153] Tavis talks with acclaimed actress Jada Pinkett Smith about her career and latest project, Girl Trip. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4154] Tavis talks with acclaimed filmmaker Luc Besson about his life and latest film, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#620] George Saunders / Lincoln in the Bardo Lincoln in the Bardo is an astonishing feat of imagination and a bold step forward from one of the most important and influential writers of his generation. The long-awaited first novel from George Saunders: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1710] What Exists? Lots of things exist. But what's truly fundamental? The challenge is to discern the minimum number of basic categories that explains the entirety of existence. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4302] Life's Rocky Start From the first sparks of life to the survival of the fittest, unearth the secret relationship between rocks and life. Nova goes around the world and back in time to investigate how minerals are vital to the origins and evolution of life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Nature's Great Race [#102] Caribou Join 100,000 caribou who face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world's longest land migration: 3,000 miles through the frozen Arctic wilderness of Canada and Alaska. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Paleo Sleuths This program explores a series of paleontology excavations that showcase the changing landscape and animal life on America's Great Plains - beginning 34 million years ago with the Ice Age. Through interviews with paleontology experts, modern-day footage of excavations, historic re-enactments, archival photographs, and stunning animations with 3D models that bring prehistoric figures to life, the educational and informative doc features fossil discoveries in the Great Plains that challenge popular understanding of the origins of mammals. duration 57:02   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8080] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14145] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4154] Tavis talks with acclaimed filmmaker Luc Besson about his life and latest film, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36145] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12015] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17202H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6260] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36145] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4430H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12015] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4430H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23155H] (original air date 7/21/2017)*We look at the six month anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency, with Shannon Pettypiece of Bloomberg News and Dan Balz, chief correspondent for the Washington Post.
    *We conclude with Pete Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. He is one of America's youngest mayors and is seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party. The Washington Post has called him "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4430H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36145] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4430H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4155] Tavis talks with legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins about her career and latest book, Cravings: How I Conquered Food. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4430H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12015] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4430H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6260] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12015] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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