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Frankenstein & The Vampyre Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

A fascinating exploration of one of the most significant moments in gothic history - the night when Mary Shelley, Lord Byron and their cohorts gathered together at Lake Geneva to tell ghost stories and the night when Frankenstein and the modern vampire were born. On June 16, 1816, trapped inside a villa by thunderstorms lashing across Lake Geneva in Switzerland, Byron challenged his party of young bohemians: his fellow literary star Percy Shelley, his girlfriend Mary, and her step-sister Claire, and young doctor John Polidori, to a ghost story competition. Their confinement was to change their destiny and the course of literary history forever.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
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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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