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KQED World: Friday, December 15, 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 15, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12119] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36249] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4257] 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 [#615] Garth Stein & Mary Ann Gwinn: Writers to Reviewers A show for readers, writers and reviewers. First author Garth Stein gives tips on navigating the world of the writer. Then some of our past guests weigh in on research, inspiration and writing styles. Finally, Mary Ann Gwinn is interviewed about life of a reviewer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1805] Cosmology and Creation? To most physicists, mindless laws generated the universe. A few believe that a supreme being is the creator. But don't the discoveries of cosmology eliminate the need for supernatural causes? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#598] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#242] 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 [#4301] Secret Tunnel Warfare Join archaeologists who reveal traces of World War I's most devastating, ultra-secret tunneling operation. During WWI, the Allies devised a devastating plan, planting 600 tons of explosives in secret tunnels driven under German trenches. Join Nova to uncover traces of the operation and learn why it failed to break the lethal deadlock of trench warfare. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Supernature - Wild Flyers [#101] Defying Gravity Explore the basic principles of flight to see how animals become airborne in the first place. From leapers to gliders and those that effortlessly fly for hours, each creature has special techniques. But all must overcome a powerful force - gravity. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Quietest Place On Earth The Hawaiian Islands are the most remote major island group on earth. On the second-largest island of Maui, the Haleakala volcano rises 10, 000 feet - nearly two miles - into the sky. And the massive crater located at its summit carries the unique distinction of "The Quietest Place on Earth." For some, the exquisite stillness of this stark volcanic landscape can mimic a religious experience, while for others, it simply inspires a deeper awareness of humans' place in nature. This program explores Maui's geological and spiritual birthplace. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 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 [#4258] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4259] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#615] Garth Stein & Mary Ann Gwinn: Writers to Reviewers A show for readers, writers and reviewers. First author Garth Stein gives tips on navigating the world of the writer. Then some of our past guests weigh in on research, inspiration and writing styles. Finally, Mary Ann Gwinn is interviewed about life of a reviewer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1805] Cosmology and Creation? To most physicists, mindless laws generated the universe. A few believe that a supreme being is the creator. But don't the discoveries of cosmology eliminate the need for supernatural causes? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4301] Secret Tunnel Warfare Join archaeologists who reveal traces of World War I's most devastating, ultra-secret tunneling operation. During WWI, the Allies devised a devastating plan, planting 600 tons of explosives in secret tunnels driven under German trenches. Join Nova to uncover traces of the operation and learn why it failed to break the lethal deadlock of trench warfare. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Supernature - Wild Flyers [#101] Defying Gravity Explore the basic principles of flight to see how animals become airborne in the first place. From leapers to gliders and those that effortlessly fly for hours, each creature has special techniques. But all must overcome a powerful force - gravity. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Quietest Place On Earth The Hawaiian Islands are the most remote major island group on earth. On the second-largest island of Maui, the Haleakala volcano rises 10, 000 feet - nearly two miles - into the sky. And the massive crater located at its summit carries the unique distinction of "The Quietest Place on Earth." For some, the exquisite stillness of this stark volcanic landscape can mimic a religious experience, while for others, it simply inspires a deeper awareness of humans' place in nature. This program explores Maui's geological and spiritual birthplace. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8185] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14250] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4259] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36250] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12120] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17349H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7100] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36250] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4535H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12120] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4535H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Frontline [#3413H] A Subprime Education Examine reports of predatory behavior and fraud in the troubled for-profit college industry and the implosion of Corinthian Colleges; also "Omarina's Story," how a program to stem the high school drop-out crisis has affected one girl's journey. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4535H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36250] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4535H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4260] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4535H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12120] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4535H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7100] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12120] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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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 […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.