On Story Previous Broadcasts

Treat Yo Self: A Conversation with Alan Yang (Episode #719)

KQED World: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 -- 3:30 PM

Parks and Recreation and Master of None writer Alan Yang talks about making up for lost time, writing for the Harvard Lampoon, and putting stories from his personal life into the show.

Norman Lear - A Retrospective (Episode #602H)

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 -- 11:30 PM

Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 18, 2018 -- 5:30 AM

A Conversation with Jeff Nichols: Bringing History to the Screen (Episode #701H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 11:30 AM

Award-winning Director Jeff Nichols discusses making the American historical drama film "Loving."

A Conversation with Tony Hale (Episode #703)

KQED World: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 3:30 PM

Tony Hale, star of Arrested Development and Veep, discusses the collaborative environment of comedy.

Neo Noir: The Modern Day Film Noir (Episode #412H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 10:30 AM

Shane Black and Brian Helgeland discuss the modern day Neo Noir - a genre-bending response to the Film Noirs of the 1940s and 50s - and dissect the basic styles, impulses, themes, and tones that embrace this form of storytelling.

Psychological Thrillers (Episode #715H)

KQED 9: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 11:30 PM

Authors James Wong, Carl Ellsworth, Christina Hodson talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 5:30 AM

Groundhog Day: Deconstructing The Comedy Classic (Episode #508)

KQED World: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 -- 3:30 PM

Danny Rubin, co-writer of Groundhog Day, deconstructs the unconventional romantic comedy's progression from script to screen and reminisces on his unique collaboration with the legendary Harold Ramis.

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      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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