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Episode #103

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Comedy in film is discussed by the creative minds behind To Die For, The 40 Year Old Virgin, National Lampoon's Vacation, and The Hangover. Features Harold Ramis, Judd Apatow, Buck Henry, and Jon Lucas. Film: Sleep Study by Kerri Lendo and John Merriman and My Biggest Weakness by Bradley Jackson.

Episode #102

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

The challenges of creating fantastical world and getting the audience to suspend their disbelief are discussed by the creative minds behind Star Trek, Transformers, El Mariachi, and Watchmen. Features David Hayter, Robert Orci, Damon, Lindelof, and Robert Rodriguez. Film: Tadpoles by Miguel Alvarez.

The Screenwriter's Path (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

The road to screen can be a punishing, rigorous trek. In this episode, storied collection of creators, behind some iconic films, Lawrence Kasdan (Empire Strikes Back), Randall Wallace (Braveheart) and Shane Black (Lethal Weapon) relive some of their most memorable journeys, marked by each step along the way.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Ted Talley: The Silence of the Lambs (Episode #208)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Ted Tally gives a provocative look at the adaptation and production of the Oscar-winning film The Silence Of The Lambs. Tally covers it all: working with director Jonathan Demme, anticipating Jodie Foster's Oscar win, the delicious changed ending for the world's most famous cannibal, Hannibal Lecter, and more. Recently listed on the Library of Congress' National Film Registry as a "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" film, The Silence Of The Lambs is guaranteed to be lauded for decades to come. Thomas Ward's haunting short film In The Middle follows.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Script to Screen: Danny Boyle, Jason Reitman, & Ed Burns (Episode #108)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

The script-to-screen process is discussed by the creative minds behind Slumdog Millionaire, Up In The Air, and The Brothers McMullen. Features Danny Boyle, Jason Reitman, and Ed Burns. Film: The Printer by Berndt Mader.

War on the Big Screen: Oliver Stone & John Milius (Episode #107)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

War in film is discussed by the creative minds behind Red Dawn, Born On The 4th Of July, and Apocalypse Now. Features Oliver Stone and John Milius. Film: Veterans by Miguel Alvarez.

Episode #106

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Historical and modern day relevance in television dramas is discussed by the creative minds behind the shows Mad Men, The Wire, and Treme. Features Matthew Weiner and David Simon. Film: Drama by Timica Seretti.

Episode #105

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Creating westerns with resonance is discussed by the creative minds behind Unforgiven, A Perfect World, and 3:10 To Yuma. Features John Lee Hancock, David Peoples, Michael Brandt, and Derek Haas. Film: Western by Lucas Millard.

Episode #104

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

Academy Award winning films are discussed by the creative minds behind Apollo 13, Schindler's List, and A Beautiful Mind. Features Ron Howard and Steve Zaillian. Film: 18 by Joy Gohring.

Episode #103

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Comedy in film is discussed by the creative minds behind To Die For, The 40 Year Old Virgin, National Lampoon's Vacation, and The Hangover. Features Harold Ramis, Judd Apatow, Buck Henry, and Jon Lucas. Film: Sleep Study by Kerri Lendo and John Merriman and My Biggest Weakness by Bradley Jackson.

Episode #102

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

The challenges of creating fantastical world and getting the audience to suspend their disbelief are discussed by the creative minds behind Star Trek, Transformers, El Mariachi, and Watchmen. Features David Hayter, Robert Orci, Damon, Lindelof, and Robert Rodriguez. Film: Tadpoles by Miguel Alvarez.

The Screenwriter's Path (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

The road to screen can be a punishing, rigorous trek. In this episode, storied collection of creators, behind some iconic films, Lawrence Kasdan (Empire Strikes Back), Randall Wallace (Braveheart) and Shane Black (Lethal Weapon) relive some of their most memorable journeys, marked by each step along the way.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

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

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