TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
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KQED 9: Saturday, June 9, 2012
Comcast 9 and 709 • Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1
Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.
12:00 amCharlie Rose [#18120H] (original broadcast date: 06/08/12)
* Boris Johnson, Mayor of London on his book "Life of London"
* a look at the film "Prometheus" with actors Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace duration 56:46 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amNightly Business Report [#31245Z] Disappointing job numbers surprise even the most pessimistic. Only 69-thousand jobs were added in May, making today on wallstreet a dismal day, Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall reports. Wall Street Sell-Off: New York Correspondent Erika Miller explains that the combination of bad job numbers and the uncertainty in Europe are enough to put the markets into a dive, erasing this year's gains. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh speaks with Alan Kruegar, Chair of The President's Council of Economic Advisers about the political aspect of May's job numbers. How to motivate your staff to go above and beyond their job description. Author and educator Lou Heckler explains in this week's "Lou's Been Thinking." duration 24:46 STEREO TVRE
1:30 amTHIS WEEK in Northern California [#2332H] June 8, 2012 ELECTION RESULTS: Voter turnout was low but Tuesday's primary, which put California's newly drawn districts and the top two primary system to the test for the first time, produced some surprising results in candidate races throughout the state. Voters also overwhelmingly approved new term limits for state lawmakers while Proposition 29, a cigarette tax, appears to be headed for defeat.
PENSION REFORM: There are already legal challenges to the pension reform measures that passed by wide margins in San Jose and San Diego, sending a signal to Gov. Brown and the Legislature to take similar action for the state and other struggling local governments.
STOCKTON UPDATE: In Stockton, financially strapped from having the second-highest foreclosure rate in the country, the City Council has authorized the city manager to seek Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection if an agreement can't be reached with its creditors through mediation by June 25.
Guests: Carla Marinucci, San Francisco Chronicle; Dan Walters, Sacramento Bee; and Scott Smith, Stockton Record.
REP. NANCY PELOSI (D-Calif., Minority Leader) - The Democratic Leader recently sat down with Belva Davis for an intimate conversation, reflecting on her 25 years in Congress and what challenges lie ahead for her and the Democratic Party in this election year. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
2:00 amWashington Week [#5150H] * Republicans scored a significant victory in Wisconsin this week when voters decided to keep first-term Governor Scott Walker in office. Walker won 53% of the vote in an election engineered by opponents of his cost-cutting budget strategy that included limiting union rights for most public workers. Outside donations flooded into the state for both sides but the majority of the money came from conservatives who supported Walker.
* But there was some positive news for Democrats. Exit polls found 51% of Wisconsin voters say they will support President Barack Obama in November, while 44% said they will support Romney. Can Romney capitalize on Walker's win in a state that has backed the Democrats in every presidential election since 1988? We'll get answers and analysis from John Dickerson of Slate Magazine and CBS News and Jeanne Cummings of Bloomberg News.
* A CIA drone strike has killed Al Qaeda's second in command in Pakistan. The death of Abu Yahya al-Libi and another senior Al Qaeda leader is being described as a victory for the US and the most significant setback for the terrorist network since the death of Osama bin Laden more than one year ago. The New York Times' David Sanger, author of "Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power" will report on President Obama's vastly-accelerated use of drone strikes against terror suspects in Pakistan and Yemen. duration 24:10 STEREO TVRE
2:30 amUse Your Brain to Change Your Age with Dr. Daniel Amen Award-winning psychiatrist, brain imaging expert and best-selling author Dr. Daniel Amen will show you how to look and feel younger every day by boosting the physical power of your brain. duration 1:57:13 STEREO TVG
4:30 amNeed To Know [#239H] This week's show explores genocide and how to punish those who perpetrate it.
* First up: a report from Cambodia, where former leaders of the Khmer Rouge are being tried for the mass murders committed there decades ago.
* Anchor Ray Suarez interviews "New Yorker" writer Philip Gourevitch, who has written extensively about genocide in Cambodia and Rwanda.
* In the "American Voices" essay, Sadia Hameed of Human Rights First comments on the US obligation to prevent genocide. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
5:00 amAnyone and Everyone This documentary tells the stories of families from Utah to North Carolina and Wyoming to New York, all connected by a common thread - a gay child. By first-time filmmaker Susan Polis Schutz (also the parent of a gay son), it depicts families representing a wide range of religions, nationalities and political leanings. During the film, parents of homosexual teens and young adults eloquently recall their initial reactions to their child's coming-out and their sometimes difficult journeys to acceptance. Some showed unconditional support; others struggled with their child's sexual orientation, either fearing alienation from their extended family, their church or community or failing to understand the universal nature of homosexuality. duration 56:46 STEREO TVPG
6:00 amRoad to Perfect Health with Brenda Watson We all know the saying, "All roads lead to Rome." Well, according to digestive care expert, Brenda Watson, they all lead to the digestive system - at least where our health is concerned. In this program, Brenda shows us how all health ailments can be linked to an imbalance in the digestive system.
With over 20 years experience helping people overcome health challenges, Ms. Watson has been able to help people return to health - whether they suffer from typical digestive problems or chronic fatigue - by balancing the good and bad bacteria in their gut. Brenda shows us that a well-balanced intestinal tract makes up a large part of our immune system, or our body's "Gut Protection System" (GPS).
Unfortunately our GPS sometimes malfunctions and becomes out of balance, leading our health in the wrong direction. When this happens it leads to sickness and health problems. Ms. Watson shows us that no matter what our sickness or condition, putting our GPS in balance will put us back on the road to better health. Even if you don't have a heath problem, you need to keep your GPS in balance. How do you do this? Brenda gives a clear and concise plan to maintain a healthy, well-balanced GPS. duration 1:54:31 STEREO TVG
8:00 amSuze Orman's Money Class Based on her new book, this program reveals Suze's expert take on what actions people need to take in light of the new economy. After the upheavals of the economic downturn, Suze believes it's critical to rethink many of the traditional strategies we've been using to achieve our financial goals. In this special, she unveils her own new and powerful advice, updating and sometimes revising her long-held beliefs, to help viewers navigate today's unsettling economic waters.
Suze provides audiences powerful, timely and often surprising advice for moving forward on the most important financial fundamentals: saving and investing, building a career, planning for retirement and more. As Suze puts it, "Bad financial habits can hurt you in any economic environment, but in the one we're in now, they can bankrupt you." Filmed before a live audience, this special presents fresh insight in Suze's time-honored style: plenty of frank and down-to-earth advice combined with compassionate and humorous Q&A. It offers viewers nationwide the insight they need to succeed in this new financial frontier. duration 1:52:42 STEREO TVG
10:00 amBrain Fitness 2: Sight and Sound [#1] Highlights from the program designed to help people get the most from their senses as they age. It looks at the two important senses of vision and hearing, how they change throughout life, and what we can do to keep them healthy and fully functional. This program is based on neuro-plasticity - the ability of the brain to change and adapt -- even rewire itself! It studies how we see and how that changes through life. Host: Dr. Michael Merzenich. duration 28:18 STEREO
10:30 amBaby Animals & Their Fuzzy Friends Puppies romp in a yard full of toys and kittens play in their new surroundings in this adorable program that will delight everyone from the youngest child to the young at heart. Gentle classical music accompanies pictures of the cutest, cuddliest animals from the home, farm and zoo. This program is a soothing way for young children to appreciate the natural world, and gives parents and guardians a safe program to engage a child's interest. Whether you want the program to provide material for discussion, or you just want to sit back and relax, it's perfect for the whole family to enjoy over and over again. duration 21:58 STEREO TVY
11:00 am3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D. [#1B] This program directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese - and that number is growing just like our waistlines! Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary health plan is not about will power, it is about knowledge. It offers a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve. duration 1:57:25 STEREO TVG
1:00 pmRick Steves' Hidden Europe In a thrilling special designed to stoke viewers' travel dreams, Rick Steves reveals a dozen of his favorite overlooked European destinations. In this select and intriguing collection of segments taken from recent seasons of Rick Steves' Europe, Rick travels to the cliff-hanging vistas of Civita, San Sebastian (Spain's proud Basque capital), the enchanting castle town of ?esk? Krumlov, the thriving Moroccan port of Tangier, the well-preserved Italian fortress hill town of Lucca, battle-scarred Mostar in Bosnia, the delightful Alpine town of Hallstatt, vibrant (and unspoiled) Volterra,the fairytale Danish isle of Aer? and the romantic and traffic-free Greek island of Hydra, among other sights. duration 1:56:46 STEREO TVRE
3:00 pmQuantum Activist While mainstream science remains based on material concepts, a number of scientists are supporting a concept based on the primacy of consciousness. This program presents the ideas and work of Amit Goswami, Ph.D., who shares his vision of the unlimited potential of consciousness as the ground of all being, the overall unity found in the world's major religions and spiritual traditions, and how this revelation can actually help us to live better. Dr. Goswami explains how he moved away the spiritual teachings of his childhood to his education and career in nuclear and theoretical quantum physics, only to return to the religious tenets of his youth. duration 1:59:54 STEREO TVG
5:00 pmBritish Beat (My Music) This special travels on location to London and around the UK to the place where the British Beat was born. It features rare archival full-length performance films mixed with new live performances recorded throughout the UK, including introductions and performances from various legendary clubs and hot performance spots that inspired the Mersey Beat. duration 1:57:40 STEREO TVG
7:00 pmIl Divo: Live In London Operatic pop group Il Divo perform their hits and new material at an intimate concert in the beautiful surroundings of the London Coliseum. Formed in the UK by music executive and reality TV star Simon Cowell, operatic pop vocal group Il Divo consists of four male singers: Spanish baritone Carlos Marin, Swiss tenor Urs Buhler, American tenor David Miller, and French pop singer Sebastien Izambard. Since they launched in late 2004, Il Divo have achieved phenomenal worldwide fame and success, selling more than 25 million albums. The group has garnered over 50 gold and platinum awards in 33 countries.
Fresh from their Classic Brit 'Artist of the Decade' accolade, II Divo perform at London's beautiful Coliseum, home of the English National Opera. This 2000 seat theater offers a unique chance to see II Divo as never before. As part of this special performance, Il Divo unveil songs from their new album, including the sensational Dov'e l'amore. duration 1:29:42 STEREO TVG
8:30 pmDr. Wayne Dyer - Wishes Fulfilled Dr. Wayne Dyer presents his Five Wishes Fulfilled Foundations: the five steps to living from your "highest self" and thereby attracting your deepest desires. Using his trademark humor, combined with source material drawn from some of the most original American New Thought philosophers of the 20th century, Dr. Dyer outlines a program for mastering the tools necessary for living a profoundly extraordinary life. Viewers learn how to use Imagination, Living from the End, Assuming the Feeling of the Wish Fulfilled, Attention and the Last 5 Minutes of Each Day to create new and astonishing thought patterns, while defeating unproductive and recurring habits. He also introduces viewers to the philosophies of influential metaphysics teacher of the 20th Century, Neville Goddard.
Special guest Anita Moorjani joins Dr. Dyer on stage in part 3 of Wishes Fulfilled. Anita is the survivor of a near-death experience and shares her perceptions of the event with Dr. Dyer. The program concludes with a moving performance of "Amazing Grace" by the San Diego Children's Choir. duration 2:56:54 STEREO TVG
11:30 pmImageMakers [#904H] A Higher Power GLENN OWEN DODDS - Australia
Who is Glenn Owen Dodds? Conman? Charlatan? Or is he as he says - the creator and ruler of the universe? A skeptical young man has serious doubts until Glenn starts revealing facts the young man has never told anyone. He may in fact be meeting his maker, but his meeting is only going to last five minutes. If you only had a few minutes with God, what would you ask him? Directed by Frazer Bailey. Principal cast: David Wenham, Abe Forsythe and Bella Heathcote.
TOUCH - USA
Sometimes standing on the edge can be very inviting. Everyday millions of people pass each another by walking to work oblivious to one another. While waiting for a subway train, a commuter makes a shocking statement to the person next to her and learns how a simple act of kindness can alter one's life. Sometimes the most important connection in your life happens with a complete stranger. Directed by Jen McGowan. Principal cast: Lily Knight and Rachel Kanouse. duration 27:25 STEREO TVG
12:00 amRevolutionaries [#102H] Reality Is Broken Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World. Author Dr. Jane McGonigal in conversation with NPR's Laura Sydell. duration 53:05 STEREO TVG