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Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships (Episode #604)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Rodrigo Garcia, whose credits include Albert Nobbs, Nine Lives, Mother and Child, and most recently, Last Days in the Desert, contemplates the importance of writing honest relationships in his work, and the visceral connection audiences have with stories about family. Followed by a short film from Faraday Okoro about a father and son who agree to a 'winner takes all' blitz chess game in order to settle a bet.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Norman Lear - A Retrospective (Episode #602)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

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 World: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Carl Reiner: A Conversation with a TV Legend (Episode #607H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Comedy titan Carl Reiner looks back on creating The Dick Van Dyke Show, how the show evolved over the course of its five seasons, and the collaborative efforts of the writers and actors involved. Reiner recalls special moments from behind the scenes and, ultimately, how the creative vision was translated to the screen.

Jonathan Demme and Paul Thomas Anderson: A Conversation (Episode #414)

KQED World: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

In this second On Story installation featuring Paul Thomas Anderson and Jonathan Demme, the duo look back on the vision, style, influences, and creative passion for Demme's The Silence of the Lambs, Stop Making Sense, Rachel Getting Married and Something Wild.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

The Humor and Heart of Animation (Episode #211H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

The writers behind the beloved animated classics Kung Fu Panda 1 & 2, King of the Hill, and The Iron Giant, Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger and Tim McCanlies discuss the comedy, action, and emotion that go into creating the worlds and characters of the beloved and popular films that appeal to audiences of all ages. And then enter the magical world of the short film Dreamgiver by director/producer Tyler Carter. What fanciful adventures happen after we go to sleep?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Jonathan Demme and Paul Thomas Anderson: A Conversation (Episode #414)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

In this second On Story installation featuring Paul Thomas Anderson and Jonathan Demme, the duo look back on the vision, style, influences, and creative passion for Demme's The Silence of the Lambs, Stop Making Sense, Rachel Getting Married and Something Wild.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Se7en: Script to Screen with Andrew Kevin Walker (Episode #610H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker dissects his bleak thriller masterpiece, Se7en and working with director David Fincher to create the cult classic film.

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      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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      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.

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      (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.

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