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Silk (Episode #4323H)

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones star as two barristers facing off in the competition of their professional lives, the prestigious appointment as Queen's Counsel, while working high-stakes cases amidst the rivalry, tension, and intrigue on the front lines of criminal law.
This episode: "Innocent until proven guilty. Four words to live by" is just about all Martha Costello has to go on when she's handed two big cases with only one night to mount her defenses of an accused drug mule and aggravated burglar. All this, before she must defend an accused rapist, whose alleged victim is being defended by her ruthless rival, Clive Reader.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Inspector Lewis, Series II: Quality of Mercy (Episode #3929H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

When a young actor is murdered during a student Shakespeare production, Lewis and Hathaway sift through the motives of several suspects -- from a jealous thespian to an Oxford dropout to a playgoer only too anxious to use his ticket stub as an alibi. As the duo tracks down the truth, they unearth a dark secret that hits Lewis eerily close to home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Inspector Lewis, Series II: Allegory of Love (Episode #3928H)

KQED Life: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Literary whimsy becomes murderous reality with the death of a Czech barmaid. The scene of the crime yields two puzzling clues: a bloodstained note and a broken antique mirror. To find the killer, Lewis and Hathaway must uncover the hidden connections between the victim and a prominent Oxford professor, a literary society, and a book by Oxford's hottest new author.

Endeavour, Series I: Home (Episode #4322H)

KQED Life: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

While studying for his upcoming sergeant's exam, Morse investigates the hit-and-run death of an eminent Oxford professor. The pressure mounts with his father's illness and the appearance of an enemy threatening to reveal aspects of Inspector Thursday's past. In the end, Morse must choose between the responsibilities of his job and loyalty to his mentor.

Inspector Lewis, Series II: Allegory of Love (Episode #3928H)

KQED Life: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Literary whimsy becomes murderous reality with the death of a Czech barmaid. The scene of the crime yields two puzzling clues: a bloodstained note and a broken antique mirror. To find the killer, Lewis and Hathaway must uncover the hidden connections between the victim and a prominent Oxford professor, a literary society, and a book by Oxford's hottest new author.

Endeavour, Series I: Home (Episode #4322H)

KQED Life: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

While studying for his upcoming sergeant's exam, Morse investigates the hit-and-run death of an eminent Oxford professor. The pressure mounts with his father's illness and the appearance of an enemy threatening to reveal aspects of Inspector Thursday's past. In the end, Morse must choose between the responsibilities of his job and loyalty to his mentor.

Inspector Lewis, Series II: Allegory of Love (Episode #3928H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Literary whimsy becomes murderous reality with the death of a Czech barmaid. The scene of the crime yields two puzzling clues: a bloodstained note and a broken antique mirror. To find the killer, Lewis and Hathaway must uncover the hidden connections between the victim and a prominent Oxford professor, a literary society, and a book by Oxford's hottest new author.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Miss Marple, Series V: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (Episode #4015#)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Hollywood star Marina Gregg leaves Los Angeles for the picturesque countryside of St. Mary Mead and takes up residence at Gossington Hall with her dashing young English husband, film director Jason Rudd. When the glamorous couple decides to throw a benefit for the St John Ambulance, the grounds are abuzz with curious locals including previous owner of Gossington Hall, Dolly Bantry. But when a local fan consumes a poisoned daiquiri, Marina finds herself starring in a real-life mystery -- supported by Miss Marple and Inspector Hewitt, who suspect that the lethal cocktail was intended for someone else.

Miss Marple VI: The Pale Horse (Episode #4117H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Julia McKenzie is back as Agatha Christie's detective with a gentle smile and probing mind in "The Pale Horse." Miss Marple's old friend is found murdered and, when she receives a list of names sent by the victim before his death, Miss Marple seeks justice.

Miss Marple, Series V: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (Episode #4015#)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

Hollywood star Marina Gregg leaves Los Angeles for the picturesque countryside of St. Mary Mead and takes up residence at Gossington Hall with her dashing young English husband, film director Jason Rudd. When the glamorous couple decides to throw a benefit for the St John Ambulance, the grounds are abuzz with curious locals including previous owner of Gossington Hall, Dolly Bantry. But when a local fan consumes a poisoned daiquiri, Marina finds herself starring in a real-life mystery -- supported by Miss Marple and Inspector Hewitt, who suspect that the lethal cocktail was intended for someone else.

Miss Marple VI: The Pale Horse (Episode #4117H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Julia McKenzie is back as Agatha Christie's detective with a gentle smile and probing mind in "The Pale Horse." Miss Marple's old friend is found murdered and, when she receives a list of names sent by the victim before his death, Miss Marple seeks justice.

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      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

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      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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