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The Crusader (Episode #104)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 20, 2011 -- 8:00 PM

Delve into the increasingly grey area between right and wrong as television heroes confront internal demons while seeking their own forms of justice. Interviews include Alan Alda ("M*A*S*H"); Steven Bochco and David Milch ("NYPD Blue"); Chris Carter and Gillian Anderson ("The X-Files"); Bob Cochran and Joel Surnow ("24"); Michael C. Hall ("Dexter"); Shawn Ryan and Michael Chiklis ("The Shield"); and David Shore and Hugh Laurie ("House"), among others.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 23, 2011 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 22, 2011 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 22, 2011 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 21, 2011 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 21, 2011 -- 2:00 AM

The Misfit (Episode #103H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 13, 2011 -- 8:00 PM

Celebrate the unique characters who defied comic stereotypes and societal expectations to reflect America's diverse personalities. Interviews include Alec Baldwin ("30 Rock"); Diablo Cody ("The United States of Tara"); Greg Daniels and Rainn Wilson ("The Office"); Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Seinfeld"); Paul Feig and Judd Apatow ("Freaks and Geeks"); Mitchell Hurwitz ("Arrested Development") ; Mike Judge ("Beavis and Butthead"); and Garry Shandling ("The Larry Sanders Show"), among others.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 16, 2011 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 15, 2011 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 15, 2011 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 14, 2011 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 14, 2011 -- 2:00 AM

Man of the House (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 6, 2011 -- 8:00 PM

This episode showcases the evolution of the man of the house from the king of his castle in classic family sitcoms to a more intricate, conflicted figure in modern shows. Interviews include Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner ("The Cosby Show"); David Chase ("The Sopranos"); Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"); Ron Howard ("The Andy Griffith Show") ; Carl Reiner and Dick Van Dyke ("The Dick Van Dyke Show"); and Phil Rosenthal and Patricia Heaton ("Everybody Loves Raymond"), among others.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 9, 2011 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 8, 2011 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 8, 2011 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 7, 2011 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 7, 2011 -- 2:00 AM

Independent Woman (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 1, 2011 -- 4:30 AM

Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters. Interviews include Roseanne Barr ("Roseanne"); Candice Bergen ("Murphy Brown"); Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives"), Robert and Michelle King and Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife"); James L. Brooks and Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"); Shonda Rhimes and Sandra Oh ("Grey's Anatomy"); and Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem ("Nurse Jackie") among others.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 2, 2011 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 1, 2011 -- 9:30 PM
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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • 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 […]

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