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Episode #207 Duration: 26:46 TVPG

The interviews include an anchor at CNN en Espanol, a couture designer turned yoga guru and musical performer outside of Wrigley Field.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 -- 9:30pm

Episode #208 Duration: 26:46 TVPG

Learn about writer and civil rights activist in Detroit, a rocket scientist who founded matchmaker.com, and the cofounder of ImprovOlympic theatres, which has produced famous comedians including cast members of "Saturday Night Live."

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  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #209 Duration: 26:46 TVPG

Interviews include an executive director at Greenpeace USA, a member of the FBI in Washington, D.C. and a newscaster at NPR who focuses on Latin American issues.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 31, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #210 Duration: 26:46 TVPG

Interviews include an independent film director, the founder of Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist in Washington, D.C.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #211 Duration: 26:46 TVPG

Interviews include the Editor of "Seventeen" magazine, the owner of an adored chocolate shop in New York City, and world famous photographer Abelardo Morrell.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #212 Duration: 26:46 TVPG

The final episode of the series includes an interview with the chancellor of the New York School District who was the former Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, and a cofounder of the Blue Man Group.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #701H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Meet Team "Tabula Rasa" and follow their first attempts at cold calling, from local restaurants to the White House, hoping to speak with Michelle Obama. They meet each other and their RV for the first time in Southern California, before heading to interview Christian Jacobs, lead singer of The Aquabats, and co-creator, writer, and director of the hugely popular Yo Gabba Gabba pre-school television show.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #702H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Traveling up Highway 101 to San Francisco, the team takes in the iconic sights of the West coast, from sea lions to the Golden Gate Bridge, before stopping to speak with Aleks Zavaleta, Executive Director of Loco Bloco, a community outreach program. In Sebastopol they interview Jay Shafer, designer of Tumbleweed Tiny Homes, sustainable homes as small as 65 square feet, whose home makes the RV seem spacious. Continuing into the Pacific Northwest, the team is invited into the home of Lori Pappas, CEO of Global Team for Local Initiatives, an Ethiopian aid organization.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #703H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The team drives into Canada to meet Heather Cameron, prop stylist and story producer, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to discover how she created her own path in life, combining nature, home, beauty, and photography. From there, they travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where they have a chance encounter with cowboy and horse trainer, Grant Golliher of the Diamond Cross Ranch, who challenges them to face their fears and discover more about themselves.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #704H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In Fort Collins, Colorado, Calvin, Tina, and Vanessa stop to have a pint with Jennifer Orgolini, Sustainability Director, and Bryan Simpson, Media Relations Director, of New Belgium Brewing Company. The team then proceeds to Kansas City to interview Greg Carroll, CEO of the American Jazz Museum. Across town, they are also able to connect with Michelle Dreher, printmaker, owner, and operator of Two Tone Press.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #705H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Team "Tabula Rasa" winds up their Roadtrip with a series of final interviews. In Asheville, North Carolina, Kitty Love, tattoo artist, talks about the unusual path that led her to become an Arts activist and community organizer. On their way to Philadelphia, they have a conversation with The Knux, hip-hop artists, performing at the All Points West Music & Arts Festival in New Jersey. Their final interview is with Daniela Romero, ESL Coordinator at the Nationalities Service Center.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #706H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The second Roadtrip begins with three friends from Stevensville, Montana. Aaron, Liz, and Autumn, Team "Poor Lazy Overachievers," want to get out of the "velvet coffin" of their small town. They begin their Roadtrip across the US in Los Angeles. Their first interview is with Kary Mullis, Nobel Prize-winning chemist and author of Dancing Naked in the Mind Field.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #707H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The team drives east and stops in Santa Fe, New Mexico to interview Glenna Goodacre, a renowned sculptor, before heading into Roswell, the UFO Capital of the World, to speak with actor Malcolm McDowell, who starred in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. In New Orleans, the team munches on beignets and spends a long afternoon with Matthew Nolan, poet and author of Crumpled Paper Dolls. The artists they visit during this period have a significant impact on Autumn, who wants to be a writer.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #708H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Aaron, Liz, and Autumn settle into life on the Road, enjoying each other and the cities that they visit. Driving on to Georgia, they interview Kyle Maynard, a young man born with congenital amputation, who became a college award-winning wrestler and an entrepreneur. From there, the team heads into Tennessee to speak with Dr. Bill Bass, forensic anthropologist, which is a significant moment for Liz. In Cleveland, they visit with Van Taylor Monroe, sneaker artist, whose custom-painted Obama sneakers were donated to the Smithsonian Museum.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Episode #709H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The team sits down with Rep. Barney Frank in Washington D.C. After taking in the sights of the nation's capital, the team travels to Norfolk, Virginia to watch a roller derby scrimmage and interview Margaret Wagner and her fellow skaters, hoping to gain insights into how to become fearless. Finally, it is on to New York City to visit with Liz Mandarano, former lawyer-turned-yoga instructor and studio owner.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Episode #710H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The finale of Season 7 finds the team seeing the sights of New York City before interviewing singer-songwriter Zee Avi, as she relates her road from YouTube posting to successful recording artist. Their final interview is with Nathan Vincent, crochet artist. The team reflects on the places that they visit.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Los Angeles (#801H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

Meet Antoine, Hannah, and Nika of team Crazy, Babbling, Sunshine. Antoine has never left Southern California, but feels that he's ready to get out and explore. Hannah left her job as a weather broadcaster in South Korea to move back to the US to figure out what she really wants to do with her life; while Nika grapples with whether she should transfer to a performing arts school or do what is expected of her. After the Roadtrippers meet for the first time in Southern California, they head to their first interview in the Green RV with LiNK (Liberty in North Korea) president Hannah Song who tells them to "tap into their inner passions." After their conversation, the team is inspired and ready to take on their next interview in Los Angeles.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Los Angeles, Part 2 (#802H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In Los Angeles, Calif., the Roadtrippers make their way to Amoeba Music, one of the largest indie record stores in the US, to meet co-owner Karen Pearson. Next, the team speaks with Joe Rogan, a stand-up comedian, who tells them to do what you do because you love it, not for money. Just as the Roadtrippers are leaving their interview, they snag an impromptu and unexpectedly musical interview with actor Craig Robinson. Playing the piano and in a sing-songy voice, the actor of the The Office empowers Nika to not be afraid to pursue her dream as a performing artist.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Las Vegas, Phoenix (#803H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

After arriving in Las Vegas, NV, the Roadtrippers meet up with Rex Doty, a toy maker that creates toys for children in need, who inspires the team through his passion for giving. Next, the team heads to the restaurant Rick Moonen's rm Seafood to speak with none other than its charismatic chef and owner, Rick Moonen. Afterward, the team gets back on the road where - after taking in the picturesque scenery at the Grand Canyon - they head to Phoenix, AZ., to speak with Larry Colbert, a blind motivational speaker and author. The Roadtrippers hear Larry's moving story of overcoming obstacles to do what made him happy, despite others not believing in him.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Tempe, AZ / Albuquerque, NM (#804H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Roadtrippers start out in Tempe, AZ, where they speak with Todd McFarlane, the creator of the best-selling comic book series Spawn, and Antoine's personal hero. The team is given encouraging advice by Todd to move away from the idea that they "need to have everything now." Next, the team heads to Albuquerque, NM, where they meet with lobbyist and co-founder of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Tom Rutherford. Afterward, as they head back on the Road, an unfortunate event happens-an unexpected mechanical issue leads the Green RV to catch fire. The Roadtrippers pull over and no one is seriously injured; but emotions are high as the stark realization sets in as to whether they'll be able to continue their journey.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Albuquerque, NM / Chicago, IL (#805H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Roadtrippers are in Albuquerque, NM, salvaging what they can from their burnt Green RV-the aftermath of a mechanical fire that caused the vehicle to burn down. After they decide that they want to continue their Roadtrip, a few of the Roadtrip Nation staff arrive and they're given a new Green RV named "Norm." Moving onward to Atlanta, Ga., they speak with notable portrait artist Ross R. Rossin. Next, in Chicago, Ill., they meet with entrepreneur and famed business executive Alana Ward Robinson. The Roadtrippers hear her story of struggle as an African-American female trying to make it in the burgeoning (and mainly white male) tech industry.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Chicago, IL / Washington, DC (#806H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

While in Chicago, the team encounters a roadblock - the Green RV's transmission breaks. After leaving the RV at a mechanic, the Roadtrippers meet up with Food Network host and chef Gale Gand who greets them with home-baked muffins. Gale tells the team about her life of traveling, working in France, and meeting Julia Child. Afterward, the Roadtrippers meet with Alex Ross, a comic book artist who tells them about his incredible luck in his career, but stresses that anyone can do anything they want-they just have to put in the effort. Afterward, the team hears bad news: the RV won't be fixed in time for their next interviews. So, they decide to book flights to their next stop in Washington, DC, despite that Antoine has never been on a plane before.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

Washington, DC / New York City (#807H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

While in Washington, DC, the Roadtrippers head over to the International Child Art Foundation's headquarters to meet with its founder, Dr. Ashfaq Ishaq. He tells them about the importance of nurturing creativity in young minds. Then the team moves on to the popular DC-based restaurant Busboys and Poets to speak with its owner, Andy Shallal. The Roadtrippers hear about learning from failures, and they leave feeling uplifted. From there, they fly back to Chicago to pick up the Green RV from the mechanic to hit the road to New York. In New York City, they meet with dance legend Judith Jamison and catch a performance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Central Park.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me

New York City / Atlanta, GA (#808H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's the last week of the team's six-week Roadtrip-and also Hannah and Antoine's first time in New York City. While there, they meet up with MMA (Mixed Marital Arts) reporter Ariel Helwani who talks about his beginnings as a shy kid to becoming one of the most notable MMA sports reporters in the world. At the end of their conversation, he stresses to the team, "don't give up on your dreams." Antoine, Hannah, and Nika then move on to their last interview at the CNN headquarters where they meet with anchor Soledad O'Brien who talks about the hard work it takes to follow a dream. Afterward, the team reflects on the events of the trip and the people they met before signing the Green RV and saying their goodbyes.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 31, 2015 -- 9:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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

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XFINITY 190

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XFINITY 191 & 621

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