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Tavis Smiley Previous Broadcasts

Episode #3024

KQED World: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actress Mary Steenburgen. The stage, screen and television star discusses her role in the new film comedy, Last Vegas. Tavis also chats with veteran funnyman George Wallace about the power of laughter. A humorist who's entertained audiences for more than 3 decades, Wallace describes his latest project, the book "Laff It Off".

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 1, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3023

KQED World: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with one of the most prolific creators working in film and television, J.J. Abrams. The Emmy winner offers a peek inside his latest creation, the provocative interactive novel, "S".

Episode #3022

KQED World: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning producer, writer and director William Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, who reflects on his extraordinary life and career.

Episode #3023

KQED World: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with one of the most prolific creators working in film and television, J.J. Abrams. The Emmy winner offers a peek inside his latest creation, the provocative interactive novel, "S".

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3022

KQED World: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning producer, writer and director William Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, who reflects on his extraordinary life and career.

Episode #3023

KQED World: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with one of the most prolific creators working in film and television, J.J. Abrams. The Emmy winner offers a peek inside his latest creation, the provocative interactive novel, "S".

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3022

KQED World: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning producer, writer and director William Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, who reflects on his extraordinary life and career.

Episode #3021

KQED World: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Barnard College president, Dr. Debora L. Spar. A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today's women. Tavis also chats with inventive storyteller and best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II.

Episode #3022

KQED World: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning producer, writer and director William Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, who reflects on his extraordinary life and career.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3021

KQED World: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Barnard College president, Dr. Debora L. Spar. A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today's women. Tavis also chats with inventive storyteller and best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II.

Episode #3022

KQED World: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning producer, writer and director William Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, who reflects on his extraordinary life and career.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 30, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3021

KQED World: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Barnard College president, Dr. Debora L. Spar. A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today's women. Tavis also chats with inventive storyteller and best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II.

Episode #3020

KQED World: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with political journalist John Nichols about the impact of big money on US elections. The pioneering political blogger unpacks Dollarocracy, the text in which he looks at how unbridled campaign spending defines US politics.

Episode #3021

KQED World: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Barnard College president, Dr. Debora L. Spar. A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today's women. Tavis also chats with inventive storyteller and best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3020

KQED World: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with political journalist John Nichols about the impact of big money on US elections. The pioneering political blogger unpacks Dollarocracy, the text in which he looks at how unbridled campaign spending defines US politics.

Episode #3021

KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Barnard College president, Dr. Debora L. Spar. A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today's women. Tavis also chats with inventive storyteller and best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 29, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3020

KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with political journalist John Nichols about the impact of big money on US elections. The pioneering political blogger unpacks Dollarocracy, the text in which he looks at how unbridled campaign spending defines US politics.

Episode #3019

KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with the conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, who reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Episode #3020

KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with political journalist John Nichols about the impact of big money on US elections. The pioneering political blogger unpacks Dollarocracy, the text in which he looks at how unbridled campaign spending defines US politics.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3019

KQED World: Sat, Oct 26, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with the conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, who reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Episode #3020

KQED World: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with political journalist John Nichols about the impact of big money on US elections. The pioneering political blogger unpacks Dollarocracy, the text in which he looks at how unbridled campaign spending defines US politics.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 26, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3019

KQED World: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with the conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, who reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Episode #3018

KQED World: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Grammy-winning jazz great Herb Alpert about his new release, "Steppin' Out." The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business.

Episode #3019

KQED World: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with the conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, who reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3018

KQED World: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Grammy-winning jazz great Herb Alpert about his new release, "Steppin' Out." The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business.

Episode #3019

KQED World: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with the conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, who reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3018

KQED World: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Grammy-winning jazz great Herb Alpert about his new release, "Steppin' Out." The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business.

Episode #3017

KQED World: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Patrick McCarthy, CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children's well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the US. Tavis also talks with The Nation's Greg Kaufmann about the persistence of poverty in America. Called "one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America," Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy.

Episode #3018

KQED World: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Grammy-winning jazz great Herb Alpert about his new release, "Steppin' Out." The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3017

KQED World: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Patrick McCarthy, CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children's well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the US. Tavis also talks with The Nation's Greg Kaufmann about the persistence of poverty in America. Called "one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America," Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy.

Episode #3018

KQED World: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Grammy-winning jazz great Herb Alpert about his new release, "Steppin' Out." The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 24, 2013 -- 12:03 AM

Episode #3017

KQED World: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Patrick McCarthy, CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children's well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the US. Tavis also talks with The Nation's Greg Kaufmann about the persistence of poverty in America. Called "one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America," Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy.

Episode #3016

KQED World: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and American Research at Harvard University. The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

Episode #3017

KQED World: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Patrick McCarthy, CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children's well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the US. Tavis also talks with The Nation's Greg Kaufmann about the persistence of poverty in America. Called "one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America," Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3016

KQED World: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and American Research at Harvard University. The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

Episode #3017

KQED World: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Patrick McCarthy, CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children's well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the US. Tavis also talks with The Nation's Greg Kaufmann about the persistence of poverty in America. Called "one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America," Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3016

KQED World: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and American Research at Harvard University. The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

Episode #3015

KQED World: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Brian Jay Jones (author)/Kathy Eldon (writer)

Episode #3016

KQED World: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and American Research at Harvard University. The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3015

KQED World: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Brian Jay Jones (author)/Kathy Eldon (writer)

Episode #3016

KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and American Research at Harvard University. The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3015

KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Brian Jay Jones (author)/Kathy Eldon (writer)

Episode #3014

KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Emmy-nominated British actress Jacqueline Bisset.The international film star talks about her latest projects, including the jazz drama miniseries, Dancing on the Edge

Episode #3015

KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Brian Jay Jones (author)/Kathy Eldon (writer)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3014

KQED World: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Emmy-nominated British actress Jacqueline Bisset.The international film star talks about her latest projects, including the jazz drama miniseries, Dancing on the Edge

Episode #3015

KQED World: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Brian Jay Jones (author)/Kathy Eldon (writer)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3014

KQED World: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Emmy-nominated British actress Jacqueline Bisset.The international film star talks about her latest projects, including the jazz drama miniseries, Dancing on the Edge

Episode #3013

KQED World: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with music industry veteran Robbie Robertson. The celebrated musician and founding member of The Band shares his insight on the business that made him a legend.

Episode #3014

KQED World: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Emmy-nominated British actress Jacqueline Bisset.The international film star talks about her latest projects, including the jazz drama miniseries, Dancing on the Edge

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3013

KQED World: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with music industry veteran Robbie Robertson. The celebrated musician and founding member of The Band shares his insight on the business that made him a legend.

Episode #3014

KQED World: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Emmy-nominated British actress Jacqueline Bisset.The international film star talks about her latest projects, including the jazz drama miniseries, Dancing on the Edge

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3013

KQED World: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with music industry veteran Robbie Robertson. The celebrated musician and founding member of The Band shares his insight on the business that made him a legend.

Episode #3012

KQED World: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen. The award-winning director reflects on the Oscar buzz around his latest feature film, 12 Years a Slave.

Episode #3013

KQED World: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with music industry veteran Robbie Robertson. The celebrated musician and founding member of The Band shares his insight on the business that made him a legend.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3012

KQED World: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen. The award-winning director reflects on the Oscar buzz around his latest feature film, 12 Years a Slave.

Episode #3013

KQED World: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with music industry veteran Robbie Robertson. The celebrated musician and founding member of The Band shares his insight on the business that made him a legend.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 17, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3012

KQED World: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen. The award-winning director reflects on the Oscar buzz around his latest feature film, 12 Years a Slave.

Episode #3011

KQED World: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning author Edwidge Danticat. The Haitian-born novelist discusses her most recent effort - her first novel in a decade - Claire of the Sea Light. Tavis also talks with BlogTalkRadio show host Rick Najera. One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera previews his autobiography, Almost White.

Episode #3012

KQED World: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen. The award-winning director reflects on the Oscar buzz around his latest feature film, 12 Years a Slave.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3011

KQED World: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning author Edwidge Danticat. The Haitian-born novelist discusses her most recent effort - her first novel in a decade - Claire of the Sea Light. Tavis also talks with BlogTalkRadio show host Rick Najera. One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera previews his autobiography, Almost White.

Episode #3012

KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen. The award-winning director reflects on the Oscar buzz around his latest feature film, 12 Years a Slave.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 16, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3011

KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning author Edwidge Danticat. The Haitian-born novelist discusses her most recent effort - her first novel in a decade - Claire of the Sea Light. Tavis also talks with BlogTalkRadio show host Rick Najera. One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera previews his autobiography, Almost White.

Episode #3010

KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with investigative journalist Eric Schlosser. The best-selling author unpacks his text on nuclear weapons and safety, Command and Control. Tavis also chats with writer Kathy Eldon about her memoir, In the Heart of Life. The co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation shares her experience with power and strength in the face of tragic loss.

Episode #3011

KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning author Edwidge Danticat. The Haitian-born novelist discusses her most recent effort - her first novel in a decade - Claire of the Sea Light. Tavis also talks with BlogTalkRadio show host Rick Najera. One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera previews his autobiography, Almost White.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3010

KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with investigative journalist Eric Schlosser. The best-selling author unpacks his text on nuclear weapons and safety, Command and Control. Tavis also chats with writer Kathy Eldon about her memoir, In the Heart of Life. The co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation shares her experience with power and strength in the face of tragic loss.

Episode #3011

KQED World: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning author Edwidge Danticat. The Haitian-born novelist discusses her most recent effort - her first novel in a decade - Claire of the Sea Light. Tavis also talks with BlogTalkRadio show host Rick Najera. One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera previews his autobiography, Almost White.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3010

KQED World: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with investigative journalist Eric Schlosser. The best-selling author unpacks his text on nuclear weapons and safety, Command and Control. Tavis also chats with writer Kathy Eldon about her memoir, In the Heart of Life. The co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation shares her experience with power and strength in the face of tragic loss.

Episode #3009

KQED World: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and actress Danai Gurira. Acclaimed as much for writing plays as for her acting, Gurira - one of the stars of The Walking Dead - reflects on her role in the new indie film, Mother of George.

Episode #3010

KQED World: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with investigative journalist Eric Schlosser. The best-selling author unpacks his text on nuclear weapons and safety, Command and Control. Tavis also chats with writer Kathy Eldon about her memoir, In the Heart of Life. The co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation shares her experience with power and strength in the face of tragic loss.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3009

KQED World: Sat, Oct 12, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and actress Danai Gurira. Acclaimed as much for writing plays as for her acting, Gurira - one of the stars of The Walking Dead - reflects on her role in the new indie film, Mother of George.

Episode #3010

KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with investigative journalist Eric Schlosser. The best-selling author unpacks his text on nuclear weapons and safety, Command and Control. Tavis also chats with writer Kathy Eldon about her memoir, In the Heart of Life. The co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation shares her experience with power and strength in the face of tragic loss.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 12, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3009

KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and actress Danai Gurira. Acclaimed as much for writing plays as for her acting, Gurira - one of the stars of The Walking Dead - reflects on her role in the new indie film, Mother of George.

Episode #3008

KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with musician Jimmy Carter, the last original member of Gospel Music Hall of Famers the Blind Boys of Alabama, who talks about how their sound continues to help define decades-old gospel traditions.

Episode #3009

KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and actress Danai Gurira. Acclaimed as much for writing plays as for her acting, Gurira - one of the stars of The Walking Dead - reflects on her role in the new indie film, Mother of George.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3008

KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with musician Jimmy Carter, the last original member of Gospel Music Hall of Famers the Blind Boys of Alabama, who talks about how their sound continues to help define decades-old gospel traditions.

Episode #3009

KQED World: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and actress Danai Gurira. Acclaimed as much for writing plays as for her acting, Gurira - one of the stars of The Walking Dead - reflects on her role in the new indie film, Mother of George.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3008

KQED World: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with musician Jimmy Carter, the last original member of Gospel Music Hall of Famers the Blind Boys of Alabama, who talks about how their sound continues to help define decades-old gospel traditions.

Episode #3007

KQED World: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Emmy-winner Jessica Lange. The multifaceted actress shares the backstory of her new children's picture book and previews her role on the new season of American Horror Story.

Episode #3008

KQED World: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with musician Jimmy Carter, the last original member of Gospel Music Hall of Famers the Blind Boys of Alabama, who talks about how their sound continues to help define decades-old gospel traditions.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3007

KQED World: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Emmy-winner Jessica Lange. The multifaceted actress shares the backstory of her new children's picture book and previews her role on the new season of American Horror Story.

Episode #3008

KQED World: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with musician Jimmy Carter, the last original member of Gospel Music Hall of Famers the Blind Boys of Alabama, who talks about how their sound continues to help define decades-old gospel traditions.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3007

KQED World: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Emmy-winner Jessica Lange. The multifaceted actress shares the backstory of her new children's picture book and previews her role on the new season of American Horror Story.

Episode #3006

KQED World: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Illinois' Rep. Luis Gutierrez. The longest serving member of the Illinois House delegation weighs in on the state of affairs in DC and on his candid memoir, Stilll Dreaming. Tavis also chats with Jeanne Tripplehorn. The Emmy-nominated actress and co-star of the hit series Criminal Minds describes her role in the new indie feature drama, Morning.

Episode #3007

KQED World: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Emmy-winner Jessica Lange. The multifaceted actress shares the backstory of her new children's picture book and previews her role on the new season of American Horror Story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3006

KQED World: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Illinois' Rep. Luis Gutierrez. The longest serving member of the Illinois House delegation weighs in on the state of affairs in DC and on his candid memoir, Stilll Dreaming. Tavis also chats with Jeanne Tripplehorn. The Emmy-nominated actress and co-star of the hit series Criminal Minds describes her role in the new indie feature drama, Morning.

Episode #3007

KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Emmy-winner Jessica Lange. The multifaceted actress shares the backstory of her new children's picture book and previews her role on the new season of American Horror Story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3006

KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Illinois' Rep. Luis Gutierrez. The longest serving member of the Illinois House delegation weighs in on the state of affairs in DC and on his candid memoir, Stilll Dreaming. Tavis also chats with Jeanne Tripplehorn. The Emmy-nominated actress and co-star of the hit series Criminal Minds describes her role in the new indie feature drama, Morning.

Episode #3005

KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with former New York City mayor David Dinkins. The first African American mayor in New York City history, Dinkins reflects on leading the city during tumultuous times.

Episode #3006

KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Illinois' Rep. Luis Gutierrez. The longest serving member of the Illinois House delegation weighs in on the state of affairs in DC and on his candid memoir, Stilll Dreaming. Tavis also chats with Jeanne Tripplehorn. The Emmy-nominated actress and co-star of the hit series Criminal Minds describes her role in the new indie feature drama, Morning.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3005

KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with former New York City mayor David Dinkins. The first African American mayor in New York City history, Dinkins reflects on leading the city during tumultuous times.

Episode #3006

KQED World: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Illinois' Rep. Luis Gutierrez. The longest serving member of the Illinois House delegation weighs in on the state of affairs in DC and on his candid memoir, Stilll Dreaming. Tavis also chats with Jeanne Tripplehorn. The Emmy-nominated actress and co-star of the hit series Criminal Minds describes her role in the new indie feature drama, Morning.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 8, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3005

KQED World: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with former New York City mayor David Dinkins. The first African American mayor in New York City history, Dinkins reflects on leading the city during tumultuous times.

Episode #3004

KQED World: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gregory Porter about his latest CD. Described as having "the next great voice in jazz," Porter reflects on his rise as a major talent.

Episode #3005

KQED World: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with former New York City mayor David Dinkins. The first African American mayor in New York City history, Dinkins reflects on leading the city during tumultuous times.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3004

KQED World: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gregory Porter about his latest CD. Described as having "the next great voice in jazz," Porter reflects on his rise as a major talent.

Episode #3005

KQED World: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with former New York City mayor David Dinkins. The first African American mayor in New York City history, Dinkins reflects on leading the city during tumultuous times.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3004

KQED World: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gregory Porter about his latest CD. Described as having "the next great voice in jazz," Porter reflects on his rise as a major talent.

Episode #3003

KQED World: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland.

Episode #3004

KQED World: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gregory Porter about his latest CD. Described as having "the next great voice in jazz," Porter reflects on his rise as a major talent.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3003

KQED World: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland.

Episode #3004

KQED World: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gregory Porter about his latest CD. Described as having "the next great voice in jazz," Porter reflects on his rise as a major talent.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3003

KQED World: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland.

Episode #3002

KQED World: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with the most successful crossover Latin artist of all time, Gloria Estefan. The 7-time Grammy winner shares the backstory of her new bilingual CD, "The Standards."

Episode #3003

KQED World: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3002

KQED World: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with the most successful crossover Latin artist of all time, Gloria Estefan. The 7-time Grammy winner shares the backstory of her new bilingual CD, "The Standards."

Episode #3003

KQED World: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 3, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3002

KQED World: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with the most successful crossover Latin artist of all time, Gloria Estefan. The 7-time Grammy winner shares the backstory of her new bilingual CD, "The Standards."

Episode #3001

KQED World: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. The Princeton University professor assesses the impact of the continuing brinksmanship that dominates Washington. Tavis also talks with Oscar-nominated filmmaker and author M. Night Shyamalan. The famed moviemaker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the US.

Episode #3002

KQED World: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with the most successful crossover Latin artist of all time, Gloria Estefan. The 7-time Grammy winner shares the backstory of her new bilingual CD, "The Standards."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3001

KQED World: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. The Princeton University professor assesses the impact of the continuing brinksmanship that dominates Washington. Tavis also talks with Oscar-nominated filmmaker and author M. Night Shyamalan. The famed moviemaker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the US.

Episode #3002

KQED World: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with the most successful crossover Latin artist of all time, Gloria Estefan. The 7-time Grammy winner shares the backstory of her new bilingual CD, "The Standards."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #3001

KQED World: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. The Princeton University professor assesses the impact of the continuing brinksmanship that dominates Washington. Tavis also talks with Oscar-nominated filmmaker and author M. Night Shyamalan. The famed moviemaker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the US.

Episode #3000

KQED World: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Emmy-winning comedy legend Bob Newhart.The TV veteran and comedy icon reflects on his first primetime Emmy win after more than 50 years in show business.

Episode #3001

KQED World: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. The Princeton University professor assesses the impact of the continuing brinksmanship that dominates Washington. Tavis also talks with Oscar-nominated filmmaker and author M. Night Shyamalan. The famed moviemaker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the US.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3000

KQED World: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Emmy-winning comedy legend Bob Newhart.The TV veteran and comedy icon reflects on his first primetime Emmy win after more than 50 years in show business.

Episode #3001

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. The Princeton University professor assesses the impact of the continuing brinksmanship that dominates Washington. Tavis also talks with Oscar-nominated filmmaker and author M. Night Shyamalan. The famed moviemaker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the US.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
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    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

    • KQET planned overnight outage: early Tues 5/13

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET’s Over The Air (OTA) signal will shut down late May 12/early Tues 5/13 shortly after midnight to allow for extensive electrical maintenance work at the transmitter. Engineers will do their best to complete the work by 6am Tuesday morning. This will affect OTA viewers of the DT25 channels, and signal providers […]

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