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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 [#4415H] Secrets of the Forbidden City For nearly 500 years, Beijing's complex of palaces and temples was the power center of imperial China. Explore this ancient architectural masterpiece, long hidden from western eyes, as experts use ancient craft secrets to restore its fading grandeur. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Gene Doctors duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Time Team America [#102H] Topper, South Carolina TTA travels to the "Topper" site, which some archaeologists claim could rewrite our understanding of how long ago the Americas were inhabited by people. Wade into the alligator swamps of South Carolina to search for evidence of North America's first human inhabitants. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 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 [#4219] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 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 [#4415H] Secrets of the Forbidden City For nearly 500 years, Beijing's complex of palaces and temples was the power center of imperial China. Explore this ancient architectural masterpiece, long hidden from western eyes, as experts use ancient craft secrets to restore its fading grandeur. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Gene Doctors duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Time Team America [#102H] Topper, South Carolina TTA travels to the "Topper" site, which some archaeologists claim could rewrite our understanding of how long ago the Americas were inhabited by people. Wade into the alligator swamps of South Carolina to search for evidence of North America's first human inhabitants. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 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 [#4219] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 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 [#23220H] (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 [#4220] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 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
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