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Sister (Episode #201H)

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Violet panics when her wealthy sister Lillian, whom she hasn't seen in years, announces a visit. Worried that Lillian will discover the truth, Violet and friends begin an elaborate ruse to save her from humiliation. Meanwhile, Ash is keen to introduce his new girlfriend, Jess, to the group, but he's in for a surprise.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Holiday Special (Episode #107H)

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi) host a holiday soiree in their small central London flat. Ash (Iwan Rheon), their young upstairs neighbor, has volunteered to cook the meal, their feisty best friend Violet (Frances de la Tour) is up to her old tricks, and a wicked game of Truth or Dare brings up hidden truths -- and surprises as well.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Episode #106H

KQED 9: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Freddie and Stuart expect a long-awaited guest at their anniversary party. When Ash accidentally mentions the party to Stuart's mother, Stuart decides, finally, to tell her that he and Freddie are a couple. The whole clan comes around again to celebrate a typically awkward and eventful evening. Freddie is excited about the arrival of a celebrity actor he invited, but Stuart doubts she'll show up.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Episode #105H

KQED 9: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Freddie and Stuart invite Ash and his new girlfriend, Chloe, to dinner. Infrequent acting work has been getting Freddie down, but things are looking up for Ash, who has fallen in love with the perfect woman. Or is she? As the evening progresses, Chloe's habits stop seeming so sweet, and tensions mount over dinner. Violet, meanwhile, is having difficulty with her lover in Buenos Aires.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Episode #106H

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Freddie and Stuart expect a long-awaited guest at their anniversary party. When Ash accidentally mentions the party to Stuart's mother, Stuart decides, finally, to tell her that he and Freddie are a couple. The whole clan comes around again to celebrate a typically awkward and eventful evening. Freddie is excited about the arrival of a celebrity actor he invited, but Stuart doubts she'll show up.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Episode #105H

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Freddie and Stuart invite Ash and his new girlfriend, Chloe, to dinner. Infrequent acting work has been getting Freddie down, but things are looking up for Ash, who has fallen in love with the perfect woman. Or is she? As the evening progresses, Chloe's habits stop seeming so sweet, and tensions mount over dinner. Violet, meanwhile, is having difficulty with her lover in Buenos Aires.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
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    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      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.

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

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