Upcoming Broadcasts:

The Hollow Crown: Henry VI, Part I (#4104#) Duration: 1:56:46 SRND51 TV14-V

England is in crisis. War rages and divisions within the English court threaten the crown. Young Henry VI causes outrage by marrying Margaret of Anjou; the scene is set for civil war. With Tom Sturridge, Sophie Okonedo and Hugh Bonneville.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Hollow Crown: Henry VI, Part II (#4105H) Duration: 2:26:46 SRND51 TV14-V

Bitter rivalries erupt. The feeble King Henry is overshadowed by Queen Margaret. Edward IV takes the throne, but youngest brother Richard has his eyes on the crown. Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Sturridge, Sophie Okonedo and Keeley Hawes star in this episode.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Hollow Crown: Richard III (#4011#) Duration: 2:26:46 SRND51 TV14-V

In his quest for the crown, Richard plans the murder of his brother George. After the death of Edward IV, Richard's path to the throne is clear, except for the princes in the tower. Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench and Phoebe Fox star in this episode.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me

From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2017 (#4201H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVG

Ringing in 2017, Great Perforances continues its cherished tradition of welcoming the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein. Conducted by the virtuoso Gustavo Dudamel and featuring everyone's favorite Strauss Family waltzes, the broadcast also showcases performances of the Vienna State Ballet and a picturesque view of Vienna landmarks. Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns as host.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Bel Canto The Opera (#4106H) Duration: 2:56:46 SRND51 TVPG-VL

In December 2015, the Lyric Opera of Chicago premiered an opera adaptation of the novel Bel Canto , based on the best-seller by Ann Patchett .A? Commissioned as part of the Lyric's Renee Fleming Initiative , Bel Canto A? The Opera A?tells a gripping contemporary story inspired by the 126-day hostage crisis at the Japanese ambassador's house in Lima, Peru, over the course of 1996-97.A? Central to the story is the fictional soprano Roxanne Coss, portrayed by Australian-born American soprano Danielle de Niese .A? Like the novel, the opera explores the tensions and unexpected alliances between terrorists and their hostages.A? Featuring a score is by gifted young Peruvian composer Jimmy Lopez , the libretto is by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz .A? The production is conducted by Lyric music director Sir Andrew Davis A?and directed by Kevin Newbury.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Barrymore (#3904H) Duration: 1:26:46 SRND51 TV14-LD

In "Barrymore," 83-year-old stage and screen legend Christopher Plummer portrays another titan of theater and film from an earlier age, the illustrious -- and notorious -- John Barrymore. This film adaptation of William Luce's 1997 play is set in 1942 during the final months of Barrymore's life. On the stage of a Broadway theater, the famously combative star struggles to recreate his performance in Shakepeare's Richard III, recalling the highs and lows of his remarkable life and career in the process.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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

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