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American Denial (Episode #1609)

KQED World: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

"American Denial" uses the story of Gunnar Myrdal's 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard to explore the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality and justice still affect notions of race and class today. By Llewellyn Smith.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 8:00 AM

1971 (Episode #1616)

KQED World: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 12:30 PM

In 1971, eight citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, took hundreds of damning secret files and shared them with the public and the press. Now, for the first time, they tell their story. By Johanna Hamilton.

Let The Fire Burn (Episode #1519)

KQED World: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 11:00 AM

This film brings to life one of the most tumultuous clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, as a longtime feud between Philadelphia police and controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a tragic climax in 1985.

1971 (Episode #1616)

KQED World: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 6:30 AM

In 1971, eight citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, took hundreds of damning secret files and shared them with the public and the press. Now, for the first time, they tell their story. By Johanna Hamilton.

Let The Fire Burn (Episode #1519)

KQED World: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

This film brings to life one of the most tumultuous clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, as a longtime feud between Philadelphia police and controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a tragic climax in 1985.

T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold (Episode #1720H)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 10:00 PM

Meet Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women's boxing in 2012. In this coming-of-age story, life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 4:00 AM

The Homestretch (Episode #1612)

KQED World: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

Follow three smart and ambitious Chicago teens who brave frigid winters, high school pressures and homelessness as they fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future. By Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 8:00 AM

Rich Hill (Episode #1606)

KQED World: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 12:00 PM

Follow three boys as they navigate the often-treacherous road between childhood and adolescence in an economically depressed Missouri town. Despite the isolation and deprivation, they long for the American Dream. By Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo.

Dogtown Redemption (Episode #1718)

KQED World: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 11:00 AM

Meet street recyclers who fight to survive in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Oakland, California. Their poignant personal stories raise questions about race, class and the rights of the poor.

Rich Hill (Episode #1606)

KQED World: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 6:00 AM

Follow three boys as they navigate the often-treacherous road between childhood and adolescence in an economically depressed Missouri town. Despite the isolation and deprivation, they long for the American Dream. By Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo.

Dogtown Redemption (Episode #1718)

KQED World: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Meet street recyclers who fight to survive in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Oakland, California. Their poignant personal stories raise questions about race, class and the rights of the poor.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 8/01: DT9 Over the Air PSIP outage (apx 8:30am-2:30pm)

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:30pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9-1, 9-2 & 9-3 again. – – – – – (DT9-1, 9-2 & 9-3) BACKGROUND: the PSIP information line in our Over the Air signal stopped again this morning. So while we were still transmitting programming on our three channels, they […]

    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED ? KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

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

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Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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