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Deej (Episode #514)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Deej is the story of DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a "profoundly disabled" foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year college student who insists on standing up for his peers: people who are dismissed as incompetent because they are neurologically diverse. Will Deej be able to find freedom for himself and others like him?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Farewell Ferris Wheel (Episode #513)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love. But rising expenses and changes in U.S. labor patterns mean this national pastime is nearly extinct. Farewell Ferris Wheel is an inside look at the struggles of an industry trying to stay alive by employing Mexican migrant workers with a controversial visa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

The Hand That Feeds (Episode #419)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

At a popular bakery cafe, residents of New York's Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers who will fire them for calling in sick. Mild-mannered sandwich maker Mahoma L?pez has never been interested in politics, but in January 2012, he convinces a small group of his co-workers to fight back.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

We Breathe Again (Episode #512)

KQED World: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Suicide - one of the leading causes of death for Alaska Natives. Almost every family has lost brothers, sisters, parents, and children to it. WE BREATHE AGAIN introduces four Alaska Natives who are trying to break free from histories of trauma and suicide , creating a new, more positive trail for their communities.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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 […]

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