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Queen Victoria's Children Previous Broadcasts

Princes Will Be Princes (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 -- 2:15 AM

This episode focuses on Victoria's relationship with her sons and how, after Albert's death, they struggled to live up to his model of purity. It explores Victoria's difficult relationship with her eldest son Bertie, whom she blamed for Albert's death, believing his sexual indiscretions to have fatally weakened her husband. It also examines her relationship with her son Leopold, the physically weak but spirited hemophiliac who put up the most determined effort to break free from his mother's control. Ultimately, the idea of monarchy based on purity is put to the test as the philandering Bertie comes to the throne.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 -- 2:15 AM

A Domestic Tyrant (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 -- 1:00 AM

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert shared a passionate marriage but historians claim that behind closed doors their domestic life was a battlefield. Spanning 60 years, this family saga tells a tale of manipulation, conflict, intimidation, emotional blackmail and fevered attempts by Victoria's children to escape the clutches of their domineering and needy mother.The series draws on the written material and photographs the family left behind to bring the characters and complex relationships to life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 -- 1:00 AM

Princes Will Be Princes (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 26, 2015 -- 8:15 PM

This episode focuses on Victoria's relationship with her sons and how, after Albert's death, they struggled to live up to his model of purity. It explores Victoria's difficult relationship with her eldest son Bertie, whom she blamed for Albert's death, believing his sexual indiscretions to have fatally weakened her husband. It also examines her relationship with her son Leopold, the physically weak but spirited hemophiliac who put up the most determined effort to break free from his mother's control. Ultimately, the idea of monarchy based on purity is put to the test as the philandering Bertie comes to the throne.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 -- 2:15 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 26, 2015 -- 8:15 PM

A Domestic Tyrant (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 26, 2015 -- 7:00 PM

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert shared a passionate marriage but historians claim that behind closed doors their domestic life was a battlefield. Spanning 60 years, this family saga tells a tale of manipulation, conflict, intimidation, emotional blackmail and fevered attempts by Victoria's children to escape the clutches of their domineering and needy mother.The series draws on the written material and photographs the family left behind to bring the characters and complex relationships to life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 26, 2015 -- 7:00 PM
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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!

    • 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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