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Saving Mr. Banks: Script to Screen (#614H) Duration: 26:48 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: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 12:00am
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
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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
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 12:30pm
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Carl Reiner: A Conversation with a TV Legend (#607H) Duration: 28:40 STEREO TVPG

Comedy titan Carl Reiner looks back on creating The Dick Van Dyke Show, how the show evolved over the course of its five seasons, and the collaborative efforts of the writers and actors involved. Reiner recalls special moments from behind the scenes and, ultimately, how the creative vision was translated to the screen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Norman Lear - A Retrospective (#602) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

War on the Big Screen: Oliver Stone & John Milius (#107) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

War in film is discussed by the creative minds behind Red Dawn, Born On The 4th Of July, and Apocalypse Now. Features Oliver Stone and John Milius. Film: Veterans by Miguel Alvarez.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 11:33pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 5:33am Remind me

Awkward Black Girl: A Conversation with Issa Rae (#608H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Creator/director/producer/star Issa Rae discusses the unique challenges that surround creating independent webseries, the freedoms that come with doing it your own way, and how to navigate the growing sensation of developing original online content. Followed by The Unexpected, a short webisode from The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Zombies & Groot - Bringing Comics to Life (#603) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Nicole Perlman (Guardian of the Galaxy) and Angela Kang (The Walking Dead) explore navigating a male-dominated industry as female genre writers. The women discuss tackling comic book adaptations, the importance of character development, and the fine line between staying true to the spirit of the source material while also breathing new life into preexisting storylines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
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Se7en: Script to Screen with Andrew Kevin Walker (#610H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVPG

Screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker dissects his bleak thriller masterpiece, Se7en and working with director David Fincher to create the cult classic film.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 11:33pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 5:33am Remind me

Chris Cooper: A Conversation On Acting (#609H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

Chris Cooper, the Academy AwardA? winning Best Supporting Actor, for his role in the comedy-drama Adaptation, discusses his acting career in both film and television. Cooper looks back on how he managed to navigate through his roles in iconic films such as Lone Star, Adaptation, American Beauty, Seabiscuit, and August: Osage County among many others.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships (#604) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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 World: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
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Gary Ross On Drive and Inspiration (#611H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVPG

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 Plus: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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.

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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

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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