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Ann Patchett, Commonwealth (Episode #606)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Ann Patchett comes to the show with her newest book, Commonwealth - a brilliant and tender tale of the far-reaching ties of love and responsibility that bind us to one another. Full of rich characters intertwined in a complicated family dynamic full of explosive secrets.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Maria Semple, Today Will Be Different (Episode #605)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

First garnering critical acclaim and her loyal fan base with her novel, Where'd You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple is back with another humorous romp. Semple's Today Will Be Different is full of characters every reader can and will recognize from their own lives.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Anuradha Roy, Sleeping On Jupiter (Episode #604)

KQED World: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Traveling from India to the US, Man Booker long-list author Anuradha Roy discusses Sleeping on Jupiter on the show. This unflinching novel by a spellbinding storyteller, weaves a deep and disturbing story based on religion, love, and violence in the modern world.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      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 […]

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

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