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KQED World: Friday, December 8, 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 8, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12114] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36244] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4252] Tavis talks with legendary journalist and author Dan Rather about the current political climate and his latest book, What Unites Us. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#211] Portrait of Harry This renowned painter Harry Somers endured an incredible trauma and is now suffering from a terminal illness. In this portrait of the successful impressionist painter, Harry talks about growing up in Zweibruecken, Germany, in the shadows of the Nazi Socialist Party, escaping on a Kindertransport to Australia, and losing almost every relative to the death camps of the Holocaust. More than anything, Harry talks about the beauty of life, hope, survival, forgiveness and about the best frankfurter he ever had in his life. duration 26:50   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Stories from the Stage [#101] Last Dance A last dance may be at the end or beginningof something big: Sandi Marx narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway'sA Chorus Line; choreographer Mark Lamb returns to his small, unaccepting town in Kentucky andencounters an extraordinary reunion;and Jean Appolon dances his way out of a deathsentence in Haiti. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Last Dance, hosted by Theresa Okokon. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Well Read [#614] Jayne Ann Krentz, When All The Girls Have Gone Today's Well Read guest believes at the core of the romance suspense novel lies a classic American story. Author Jayne Ann Krentz explains the core values present in each of her books; debunks the misconception that romance novels are sexual tales; and introduces us to an unlikely crime fighting couple in her new book "When All The Girls Have Gone." In Bookmarks, Mary Ann's list of improbable partners working together to right wrongs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1804] Does Consciousness Require A Radical Explanation? What causes consciousness? Our inner sense of awareness is at once most mundane and most bizarre. No explanation makes sense. Here are three novel candidates for explaining consciousness. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#593] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#234] 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 [#4306H] Rise of the Robots Machines with human-like capabilities have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now. Meet the world's most advanced humanoid robots as they leave the lab, battle real-world challenges and endeavor to become part of our everyday lives. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Beyond A Year In Space Picking up where the first film left off Scott Kelly's last day in space and return to Earth-the final installment also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth's orbit and travel into deep space. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:30 am
    Stories from the Stage [#101] Last Dance A last dance may be at the end or beginningof something big: Sandi Marx narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway'sA Chorus Line; choreographer Mark Lamb returns to his small, unaccepting town in Kentucky andencounters an extraordinary reunion;and Jean Appolon dances his way out of a deathsentence in Haiti. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Last Dance, hosted by Theresa Okokon. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#211] Portrait of Harry This renowned painter Harry Somers endured an incredible trauma and is now suffering from a terminal illness. In this portrait of the successful impressionist painter, Harry talks about growing up in Zweibruecken, Germany, in the shadows of the Nazi Socialist Party, escaping on a Kindertransport to Australia, and losing almost every relative to the death camps of the Holocaust. More than anything, Harry talks about the beauty of life, hope, survival, forgiveness and about the best frankfurter he ever had in his life. duration 26:50   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Stories from the Stage [#101] Last Dance A last dance may be at the end or beginningof something big: Sandi Marx narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway'sA Chorus Line; choreographer Mark Lamb returns to his small, unaccepting town in Kentucky andencounters an extraordinary reunion;and Jean Appolon dances his way out of a deathsentence in Haiti. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Last Dance, hosted by Theresa Okokon. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4253] Tavis talks with Myrlie Evers-Williams, long-time activist and wife of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, about her husband's legacy and the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4254] Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#614] Jayne Ann Krentz, When All The Girls Have Gone Today's Well Read guest believes at the core of the romance suspense novel lies a classic American story. Author Jayne Ann Krentz explains the core values present in each of her books; debunks the misconception that romance novels are sexual tales; and introduces us to an unlikely crime fighting couple in her new book "When All The Girls Have Gone." In Bookmarks, Mary Ann's list of improbable partners working together to right wrongs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1804] Does Consciousness Require A Radical Explanation? What causes consciousness? Our inner sense of awareness is at once most mundane and most bizarre. No explanation makes sense. Here are three novel candidates for explaining consciousness. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4306H] Rise of the Robots Machines with human-like capabilities have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now. Meet the world's most advanced humanoid robots as they leave the lab, battle real-world challenges and endeavor to become part of our everyday lives. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Beyond A Year In Space Picking up where the first film left off Scott Kelly's last day in space and return to Earth-the final installment also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth's orbit and travel into deep space. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Stories from the Stage [#101] Last Dance A last dance may be at the end or beginningof something big: Sandi Marx narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway'sA Chorus Line; choreographer Mark Lamb returns to his small, unaccepting town in Kentucky andencounters an extraordinary reunion;and Jean Appolon dances his way out of a deathsentence in Haiti. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Last Dance, hosted by Theresa Okokon. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8180] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14245] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4254] Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36245] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12115] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17342H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7095] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36245] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4530H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12115] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4530H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1718] Dogtown Redemption Meet street recyclers who fight to survive in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Oakland, California. Their poignant personal stories raise questions about race, class and the rights of the poor. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4530H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36245] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4530H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4255] Tavis talks with entrepreneur Jamie Merisotis about making higher education available to all and with education advocate Brandon Busteed about the political divide over higher education. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4530H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12115] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4530H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7095] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4254] Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:34 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12115] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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