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On Story Previous Broadcasts

The Jungle Book: Justin Marks on Updating a Classic (Episode #702)

KQED World: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Jeff Nichols and Loving (hitting Award Season 2017).

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

America Ferrera on the Storyteller's Responsibility (Episode #612H)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Producer/Emmy-award winning actress, America Ferrera talks about her early roles in film and television including the hit show Ugly Betty, Real Women Have Curves, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and working with Ryan Piers Williams on the independent film The Dry Land.

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

KQED World: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Paula Pell, Katie Dippold, Liz Meriwether, Paul Feig-moderator.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Norman Lear - A Retrospective (Episode #602H)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 10:30 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 Life: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Breaking Bad: A Conversation with Vince Gilligan (Episode #401)

KQED World: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Vince Gilligan, creator of the AMC hit series Breaking Bad, reflects upon the show's hyper-serialized storytelling, along with his inspirations and influences. Accompanied by Victor Nores' short film, Euthanas Inc., about an old lady whose family wishes to no longer be burdened by her presence, and her plans to grant them an unexpected change of scene.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships (Episode #604)

KQED World: Tue, Apr 4, 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, Apr 7, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Gary Ross On Drive and Inspiration (Episode #611H)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Writer/Director Gary Ross discusses his film trajectory from co-writing the iconic film Big to approaching and adapting Seabiscuit on screen as well as working on historically depicting his new film Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey.

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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 […]

    • 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.

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