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Big Brother (Episode #110)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Grace Brothers management decides to install a closed circuit television system to keep an eye out for shoplifters, as well as to keep an eye on the staff. This idea does not go over well at all, as the staff decide they do not want to be on TV!

The Think Tank (Episode #109)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Grace Brothers may seem quaint and old-fashioned with extra personal attention, but their eye is still on the bottom line. When sales in Ladies' Lingerie and Gentlemen's Ready-Made begin to drop, the staff are asked to pool their ideas for improving sales.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

Cold Comfort (Episode #108)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

The British government has asked everyone to conserve fuel supplies, and so the management of Grace Brothers turns off the heating. The staff goes to surprising lengths to keep warm, utilizing the store's stock in most creative ways.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

The Clock (Episode #107)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 10, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Grace Brothers is holding an anniversary dinner for Mr. Grainger, and it is probable he will be told to retire. He doesn't want to go, his friends don't want him to go, and all do their best to keep him. Their efforts turn out to be useless, until Mr. Grace himself shows up at the dinner with a pleasant surprise.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

Diamonds Are A Man's Best Friend (Episode #106)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

A wealthy customer loses a large diamond from her pendant and offers a nice reward for its recovery. This starts a chain of conspiracies among the staff because no one wants to share the reward. A shipment of jeweled evening gowns adds to the complications.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 4, 2013 -- 2:30 AM
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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.

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