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Katharine Hayhoe, Atmospheric Scientist (Episode #715)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 25, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change. In 2014, she was recognized by Time Magazine as one of the top 100 Most Influential People in the world and by Foreign Policy as one of the top 100 Global Thinkers. Dr. Hayhoe is currently a professor and directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She also hosts the PBS Digital Studios web series Global Weirding.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Shawn Colvin, Singer/Songwriter (Episode #704)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Shawn Colvin is a singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas. She has won three Grammy awards, including Song of the Year for her hit "Sunny Came Home." Colvin's new album titled "Colvin & Earle" was released this summer. Colvin joined forces with long-time friend and creative partner Steve Earle to create the debut collaborative album.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Bill Paxton - Actor (Episode #117)

KQED World: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Bill Paxton landed his first movie role in 1975's Crazy Mama, and spent the '80s playing small roles in a series of big movies. His first big lead was in One False Move, and a series of successful roles in movies and on TV has followed. His current projects include the hit HBO series Big Love and the Steven Soderbergh movie Haywire, scheduled for release later this year.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Thomas Haden Church, Actor (Episode #712H)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Thomas Haden Church is an actor who first gained attention for six seasons on NBC's sitcom Wings, followed by two seasons starring opposite Debra Messing on Fox's Ned & Stacey. Other film and television roles have included parts in Spider-Man 3, Easy A and most recently the HBO TV series Divorce.

DeRay McKesson, Activist and Educator (Episode #714)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

DeRay Mckesson is a civil rights activist and educator. He is a predominant member of the Black Lives Matter movement and was named one of Fortune Magazine's top 50 World's Greatest Leaders in 2015. Mckesson is a co-founder of Campaign Zero, a platform to end police violence.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

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