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Philippe De Montebello and Michael Kimmelman (#601) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

As director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philippe de Montebello, nearly doubled the size of the museum, modernized its research, and helped establish new standards for museums worldwide. Now retired, this longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, continues to be recognized as an authority and passionate observer of art. In this program he discusses his book, Rendez-vous with Art, which examines great works from museums around the world, with chief art critic for The New York Times Michael Kimmelman. Their conversation was recorded in October 2014 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

Timothy Geithner and James Surowiecki (#602) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Timothy Geithner, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and CEO of the Federal Reserve, served under President Obama during the 2008 financial crisis. In his book Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, he takes readers behind the scenes of America's greatest period of economic distress since the Great Depression of the 1930. In this program, recorded in November 2014 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum, Geithner discusses his book and the financial crisis with James Surowiecki, staff writer of "The Financial Page" at The New Yorker.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 13, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

Jessye Norman and Gloria Steinem (#603) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Two powerful voices for women and the arts come together in this program. Jessye Norman, recognized as one of the most versatile operatic singers of recent decades, talks with Ms. Magazine founder and feminist icon Gloria Steinem. The two discuss Norman's memoir Stand Up Straight and Sing!, which recalls the strong women who were her role models, and the importance of the arts and arts education. Their conversation was recorded in November 2014 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 20, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

David Boies and Jeffrey Toobin (#604) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

David Boies is a highly distinguished American trial lawyer who has litigated some of the highest profile cases in recent history talks with Jeffrey Toobin, prominent legal journalist, staff writer for The New Yorker, senior analyst for CNN, and author of The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court. The two discuss Boies' book Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality, a dramatic and up-close account of his arguments, and ultimate triumph, in the landmark Supreme Court case which struck down Proposition 8, reinstating the freedom to marry for gays and lesbians in California.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

Great Conversations: John Irving and Sam Tanenhaus (#701) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Author John Irving discusses his body of work, from the National Book Award-winning novel The World According to Garp to his 14th and latest novel, Avenue of Mysteries, which explores themes of religion, philosophy, love, and imagination. Sam Tanenhaus, former editor in chief of the Sunday Book Review and Week in Review at The New York Times, interviews Irving. The program was recorded in November 2015 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 4, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

Great Conversations: E. J. Dionne and James Fallows (#702) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Journalist and political commentator E.J. Dionne, a long-time op-ed columnist for The Washington Post, talks about his book Why The Right Went Wrong: Conservatism - from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond. He is interviewed by James Fallows, a National correspondent for The Atlantic. The program was recorded in February 2016 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Great Conversations: Diane Rehm and Ann Patchett (#703) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Public radio talk show host Diane Rehm talks about her life and career, from growing up in Washington, D.C. as the sheltered daughter of Arab immigrants to her new memoir, On My Own, which recounts how her husband's death influenced her own ideas on mortality and the right to die. Rehm is interviewed by award-winning writer Ann Patchett, author of the novels Bel Canto and State of Wonder, along with many other essays and works of fiction. The program was recorded in March 2016 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

Great Conversations: Joe Nocera and Buzz Bissinger (#704) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Joe Nocera, long-time writer for the New York Times, discusses his book Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellions Against the NCAA. The book was sparked by a Times story he wrote in 2011, "Let's Start Paying the Players." Nocera talks with Buzz Bissinger, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Friday Night Lights and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The program was recorded in April 2016 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too