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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Gary Ross On Drive and Inspiration (#611) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Writer/Director Gary Ross discusses his film trajectory from co-writing the iconic film Big to approaching and adapting Seabiscuit on screen as well as working on historically depicting his new film Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Path of an Action Writer: A Conversation with Robert Kamen (#605H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Rodrigo Garcia, whose credits include Albert Nobbs, Nine Lives, Mother and Child, and most recently, Last Days in the Desert, contemplates the importance of writing honest relationships in his work, and the visceral connection audiences have with stories about family. Followed by a short film from Faraday Okoro about a father and son who agree to a 'winner takes all' blitz chess game in order to settle a bet.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

America Ferrera on the Storyteller's Responsibility (#612) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Producer/Emmy-award winning actress, America Ferrera talks about her early roles in film and television including the hit show Ugly Betty, Real Women Have Curves, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and working with Ryan Piers Williams on the independent film The Dry Land.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Charles Burnett: Film As A Means for Social Change (#613) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Writer/Director/Producer Charles Burnett shares his career development process in narrative and documentary filmmaking with Killer of Sheep (1978), his seminal film, which was definitive in highlighting African American cultural experience. Burnett's films Killer of Sheep and To Sleep with Anger were both added to the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress for being culturally significant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Saving Mr. Banks: Script to Screen (#614H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

Director John Lee Hancock and writer Kelly Marcel discuss how the script for Saving Mr. Banks was successfully transformed onto the screen using heavily stylized elements, and musical cues from the classic film Mary Poppins to depict the life of author PL Travers during the 1960's.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

Daredevil: Behind The Screen (#606H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Christos and Ruth Fletcher Gage discuss the process of adapting the Marvel comic Daredevil for television. The duo break down the juxtaposition of brute realism and the moral complexity of Daredevil's characters, along with how they navigated the show's unconventional story structure in the writers room.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

John Singleton's Classic Influences (#601) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

John Singleton, the youngest and first African American filmmaker to win an Academy Award for his work on Boyz in the Hood, discusses his process, influences, and inspirations, from the work of acclaimed playwright August Wilson to pioneering directors Spike Lee and Federico Fellini.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

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