KCET's 7 Days of Local and International News

Part of being an informed consumer of the news is having a wide array of coverage and opinions so you can make sure you have both sides of the story before forming your own opinions.

KCET offers viewers original local news programming with SoCal Connected, as well as a wealth of international news programs from highly respected news outlets from around the globe. Every day you can tune in and get the latest on happenings in Japan, the Middle East and beyond. Take a look at some of the award-winning news shows we offer, and make sure to check online or in your local listings for up-to-date showtimes!

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Weekdays at 8 AM and 7 PM, Weekends at 6:30 AM 
This Middle Eastern news service English-language channel offers breaking news and features plus background material including profiles and global reactions.

SoCal ConnectedWeds. and Fri. 8:30 PM, Sat. 6 PM, Sun. 6:30 PMSoCal Connected is KCET's award-winning signature news series. This half-hour local news magazine offers viewers substantive, in-depth reporting on vital issues that impact Southern Californians. Since its debut in September 2008, SoCal Connected has been honored with prestigious journalism awards, including eleven L.A. Area Emmy Awards, thirteen Golden Mikes, a George Foster Peabody Award, a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award and the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Journalism..

BBC World News 
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and World News America
Weekdays at 6 AM, 5 PM and 6 PM
BBC World News offers in-depth international news and views, broadcast in English in more than 200 countries and territories across the globe. BBC World News broadcasts a diverse mix of authoritative international news, sport, weather, business, current affairs and documentary programming.

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BBC Newsnight 
Fridays at 6 AM and 2 PM, Weekends at 6 AMThe international version of BBC Newsnight is a weekly round-up of news and current affairs including interviews with global opinion formers and documentary features from all over the world. Presenters include Jeremy Paxman, Kirsty Wark, Gavin Esler and Emily Maitlis. Thought-provoking and informative, Newsnight offers in-depth analysis of complex global issues.BBC Newsnight is commissioned by BBC World News. Produced out of the BBC's London studio, BBC Newsnight and BBC World News draw from the BBC's unrivalled global newsgathering resource of 2,000 journalists and 70 international bureaus.

NHK NewslineWeekdays at 5:30 and 11:30 PMNewsline is produced by NHK, Japan's news leading public broadcaster, featuring global news and current affairs, business, sports, science and technology trends plus global weather forecasts from over 30 news bureaus throughout the world.

Weekdays at 4:30 PM
The Israeli Broadcasting Authority presents balanced and impartial news on political, social, education, economic, technological and cultural issues focused on Israel and the surrounding area.

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