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Episode #430 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

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  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 31, 2015 -- 4:00am
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 31, 2015 -- 10:00am

James McBride, The Good Lord Bird (#407) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

James McBride is one of the most critically acclaimed African American authors working today. In 2013, he won the National Book Award for fiction for his latest novel "The Good Lord Bird," and his memoir "The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to his White Mother" was on the New York Times best-seller list for two years.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 10:00am Remind me

Richard Ford's Let Me Be Frank with You (#417) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Considered one of the best-known science fiction writers in North America, is out with a new novel William Ford Gibson has written or collaborated on 12 novels and a number of short stories. He has been called the "noir prophet" of cyberpunk and is often credited with coining the word cyberspace. His first novel, "Neuromancer," won the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award and the Hugo Award after it was published in 1984.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
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Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings (#414) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Marlon James has written 12 books, including "The Book of Night Women, " which won the 2009 Dayton Literary Peace Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. His first novel, "John Crow's Devil," was a New York Times Editor's Choice and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Commonwealth Prize. His new book, "A Brief History of Seven Killings," explores the attempted assassination of Reggae superstar Bob Marley. Born in Jamaica, James teaches at Macalester College in Minnesota.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
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Joyce Carol Oates' The Sacrifice (#421) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives and probes the persistence of stereotypes, the nature of revenge, the complexities of truth, and our insatiable hunger for sensationalism.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
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Peter Coyote's The Rainman's Third Cure (#418) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

With the guiding metaphor drawn from a line in an early Bob Dylan song, Coyote's new spiritual biography is the tale of a young man's journey that leads him from the privileged halls of power to Greenwich Village bars, jail and the White House. In this energetic, reflective and intelligent memoir, The Rainman's Third Cure is the way out of the box.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 4, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
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Episode #501 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

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  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 11, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
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Episode #502 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

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  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 18, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
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Episode #503 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

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  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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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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
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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