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Zombies and Groot - Bringing Comics to Life (Episode #603)

KQED World: Sun, Oct 20, 2019 -- 3:00 AM

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.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 20, 2019 -- 1:30 PM

The Original Disney Princess: A Conversation with Linda Woolverton (Episode #902H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 17, 2019 -- 11:30 PM

In 1991, Linda Woolverton became the first woman to write an animated feature for Disney. Since Beauty and the Beast, Woolverton has gone on to write some of Disney's biggest family films, including The Lion King, 2010's Alice in Wonderland, and Maleficent. In this episode, Woolverton discusses her animated classics and writing tales as old as time.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 18, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

A Conversation with Keenen Ivory Wayans (Episode #802H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 16, 2019 -- 11:30 PM

Entertainment trailblazer writer/director/producer Keenen Ivory Wayans achieved national prominence when he created the culturally groundbreaking, Emmy award-winning, black-oriented comedy satire In Living Color. In this episode, Wayans talks about his circular path to Hollywood and how In Living Color paved the way for so many artists and subsequent projects.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 17, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

The Original Disney Princess: A Conversation with Linda Woolverton (Episode #902H)

KQED World: Sun, Oct 13, 2019 -- 3:00 AM

In 1991, Linda Woolverton became the first woman to write an animated feature for Disney. Since Beauty and the Beast, Woolverton has gone on to write some of Disney's biggest family films, including The Lion King, 2010's Alice in Wonderland, and Maleficent. In this episode, Woolverton discusses her animated classics and writing tales as old as time.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 18, 2019 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 13, 2019 -- 1:30 PM

A Conversation with Roger Corman (Episode #910)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 10, 2019 -- 11:30 PM

In this episode, legendary producer and director Roger Corman shares his independent filmmaking background and his extensive body of work, which includes over 500 film credits.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 11, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

Lady Bird: A Conversation with Greta Gerwig (Episode #801H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 9, 2019 -- 11:30 PM

In our season 8 premiere episode, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and actress Greta Gerwig talks about her theatrical beginnings, what she learned working with filmmakers Noah Baumbach, Mike Mills, and others in such films as Frances Ha and 20th Century Women, and taking the leap to write and direct her own film, the critically acclaimed Lady Bird.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 10, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

A Conversation with Roger Corman (Episode #910)

KQED World: Sun, Oct 6, 2019 -- 3:00 AM

In this episode, legendary producer and director Roger Corman shares his independent filmmaking background and his extensive body of work, which includes over 500 film credits.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 11, 2019 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 6, 2019 -- 1:30 PM

Trail Stories: The Making of Lonesome Dove (Episode #717)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 3, 2019 -- 11:30 PM

Producer Suzanne de Passe, screenwriter Bill Wittliff, and crew share stories about the making of Lonesome Dove, the movie adapted from the NYT bestselling novel by Larry McMurtry. From Tommy Lee Jones doing his own stunts to cattle stampedes, cowboy hats with personality to confounding Hollywood executives, this episode is full of entertaining stories about the made-for-TV movie that almost didn't happen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 4, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

Frank Marshall On Producing from the Creative Side (Episode #720H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 2, 2019 -- 11:30 PM

Acclaimed producer Frank Marshall talks about starting his career and the creativity in producing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 3, 2019 -- 5:30 AM
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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

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      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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