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KQED World: Friday, October 27, 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 27, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12084] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36214] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4222] Tavis talks with international law expert and professor Oona A. Hathaway about the possibilities for war...and peace in Trump's America and with author Deepak Chopra about his newest project Home and his New York Time bestseller You Are the Universe. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#303] Finding America II duration 26:46   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 [#608] Tracy Kidder, A Trunk Full of Money Author Tracy Kidder, the "master of the nonfiction narrative" tells the story of Paul English - founder of Kayak.com - a kinetic and unconventional inventor and entrepreneur, who as a boy rebelled against authority. Kidder casts a fresh, critical, and often-humorous eye on the way new ideas and new money are reshaping our culture and the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1611] What Is Philosophy of Science? Can science discover all truths? Or are there truths beyond science? What is science? A process? A way of thinking? How to get at the essence of science, discern how it really works? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#565] 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 [#4416H] Killer Volcanoes Join NOVA and a team of volcanologists looking for an elusive volcanic mega-eruption that plunged the medieval earth into a deep freeze. Investigate the geologic evidence from Greenland all the way to Antarctica to identify the 750-year-old culprit. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Lost Civil War Prison, A Time Team America Presentation Near the end of the Civil War, Confederate soldiers quickly erected a prison to take the over-flow from Andersonville, an effort to fix design problems and over-crowding. The new stockade housed 10,000 prisoners. Yet one Union prisoner described Camp Lawton as "Andersonville all over again." When General Sherman's forces approached, prisoners and guards fled quickly and left bits and pieces of their lives behind. What will the relics TIME TEAM AMERICA finds tell us about life in a Civil War prison? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Time Team America [#103] New Philadelphia, Illinois TIME TEAM AMERICA digs for the remains of the first American town founded by freed slaves. In 1836, "Free Frank" McWorter purchased his freedom from a Kentucky plantation owner and headed north. When he reached Illinois, he planted roots, started a town and sold enough property to buy the rest of his family out of slavery. A farmer's field now covers this dramatic testament to victory over enslavement. The local landowners and the McWorter family want to uncover what remains of New Philadelphia to memorialize its history and the history of their ancestors. TIME TEAM joins in the search for the remains of the schoolhouse where New Philadelphia's black children learned to read and write in freedom. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#303] Finding America II duration 26:46   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
    Tavis Smiley [#4223] Tavis talks with actress Danai Gurira about the new season of The Walking Dead, Black Panther, and her non-profit "Love Our Girls". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4224] Tavis talks with journalist and writer Walter Isaacson about his latest work, Leonardo da Vinci. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#608] Tracy Kidder, A Trunk Full of Money Author Tracy Kidder, the "master of the nonfiction narrative" tells the story of Paul English - founder of Kayak.com - a kinetic and unconventional inventor and entrepreneur, who as a boy rebelled against authority. Kidder casts a fresh, critical, and often-humorous eye on the way new ideas and new money are reshaping our culture and the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1611] What Is Philosophy of Science? Can science discover all truths? Or are there truths beyond science? What is science? A process? A way of thinking? How to get at the essence of science, discern how it really works? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4416H] Killer Volcanoes Join NOVA and a team of volcanologists looking for an elusive volcanic mega-eruption that plunged the medieval earth into a deep freeze. Investigate the geologic evidence from Greenland all the way to Antarctica to identify the 750-year-old culprit. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Lost Civil War Prison, A Time Team America Presentation Near the end of the Civil War, Confederate soldiers quickly erected a prison to take the over-flow from Andersonville, an effort to fix design problems and over-crowding. The new stockade housed 10,000 prisoners. Yet one Union prisoner described Camp Lawton as "Andersonville all over again." When General Sherman's forces approached, prisoners and guards fled quickly and left bits and pieces of their lives behind. What will the relics TIME TEAM AMERICA finds tell us about life in a Civil War prison? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Time Team America [#103] New Philadelphia, Illinois TIME TEAM AMERICA digs for the remains of the first American town founded by freed slaves. In 1836, "Free Frank" McWorter purchased his freedom from a Kentucky plantation owner and headed north. When he reached Illinois, he planted roots, started a town and sold enough property to buy the rest of his family out of slavery. A farmer's field now covers this dramatic testament to victory over enslavement. The local landowners and the McWorter family want to uncover what remains of New Philadelphia to memorialize its history and the history of their ancestors. TIME TEAM joins in the search for the remains of the schoolhouse where New Philadelphia's black children learned to read and write in freedom. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8150] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14215] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4224] Tavis talks with journalist and writer Walter Isaacson about his latest work, Leonardo da Vinci. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36215] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12085] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17300H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7065] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36215] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4500H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12085] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4500H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23225H] (original air date 10/27/2017) A report on the week in politics with Al Hunt of Bloomberg News and Mike Allen, co-founder of Axios Media.
    *We continue with David Ignatius of the Washington Post on changes in China and President Trump's upcoming visit.
    *Next, Roger Altman of the Washington Post discusses his latest article about Trump's tax plan and the economy.
    *We conclude with a look at newly released government files regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with Dr. Larry Sabato, founder and director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4500H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36215] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4500H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4225] Tavis talks with author Sasha Polakow-Suransky about his latest book, Go Back To Where You Came From and with street artist Shepard Fairey about his new documentary, Obey Giant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4500H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12085] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4500H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7065] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12085] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Friday, October 27, 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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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
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XFINITY 192
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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