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Dava Sobel, The Glass Universe (#613) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

From The New York Times best-selling author Dava Sobel comes The Glass Universe. This week on Well Read, Sobel shares the hidden history of the women whose contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Jayne Ann Krentz, When All The Girls Have Gone (#614) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Today's Well Read guest believes at the core of the romance suspense novel lies a classic American story. Author Jayne Ann Krentz explains the core values present in each of her books; debunks the misconception that romance novels are sexual tales; and introduces us to an unlikely crime fighting couple in her new book "When All The Girls Have Gone." In Bookmarks, Mary Ann's list of improbable partners working together to right wrongs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Tracy Kidder, A Trunk Full of Money (#608) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Author Tracy Kidder, the "master of the nonfiction narrative" tells the story of Paul English - founder of Kayak.com - a kinetic and unconventional inventor and entrepreneur, who as a boy rebelled against authority. Kidder casts a fresh, critical, and often-humorous eye on the way new ideas and new money are reshaping our culture and the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Garth Stein & Mary Ann Gwinn: Writers to Reviewers (#615) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

A show for readers, writers and reviewers. First author Garth Stein gives tips on navigating the world of the writer. Then some of our past guests weigh in on research, inspiration and writing styles. Finally, Mary Ann Gwinn is interviewed about life of a reviewer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Mark Shriver Pilgrimage (#616) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Since his 2013 election, Pope Francis has captivated the world. In Pilgrimage, Mark Shriver, nephew of President Kennedy, retraces Francis's personal journey, revealing the origins of his open and unpretentious style... in so doing Shriver reveals his personal reconnection to his own religious commitments.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Ann Patchett, Commonwealth (#606) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Ann Patchett comes to the show with her newest book, Commonwealth - a brilliant and tender tale of the far-reaching ties of love and responsibility that bind us to one another. Full of rich characters intertwined in a complicated family dynamic full of explosive secrets.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

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XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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