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An Honest Liar (Episode #1712)

KQED World: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Meet James "The Amazing" Randi, the famed magician and self-proclaimed "honest liar" who dedicated his life to exposing frauds. But when dealing with a master deceiver, the truth can be hard to find.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Rich Hill (Episode #1606)

KQED World: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 12:30 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.

Welcome to Leith (Episode #1713)

KQED World: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Explore how residents of a North Dakota town struggle against a notorious white supremacist. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor.

Rich Hill (Episode #1606)

KQED World: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 6:30 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.

Welcome to Leith (Episode #1713)

KQED World: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Explore how residents of a North Dakota town struggle against a notorious white supremacist. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor.

Dogtown Redemption (Episode #1718)

KQED World: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 7:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
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    • 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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 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 […]

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

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