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Psychological Thrillers (Episode #715H)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Authors James Wong, Carl Ellsworth, Christina Hodson talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Script to Screen: Motorcycle Diaries (Episode #712H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Screenwriter Jose Rivera discusses his approach to bringing Che Guevara's story to the screen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Psychological Thrillers (Episode #715H)

KQED World: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Authors James Wong, Carl Ellsworth, Christina Hodson talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Queens of Comedy: A Conversation with Paula Pell (Episode #706H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Comedy writer Paula Pell talks about creating characters that stick and drawing from a funny family.

Writing Dumb: A Conversation with Bobby Farrelly (Episode #714H)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

The Bobby half of the Farrelly brothers team talks about improv and what makes comedy funny.

Queens of Comedy: A Conversation with Paula Pell (Episode #706H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Comedy writer Paula Pell talks about creating characters that stick and drawing from a funny family.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Writing Dumb: A Conversation with Bobby Farrelly (Episode #714H)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

The Bobby half of the Farrelly brothers team talks about improv and what makes comedy funny.

Queens of Comedy: A Conversation with Paula Pell (Episode #706H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Comedy writer Paula Pell talks about creating characters that stick and drawing from a funny family.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

A Conversation with Jim Sheridan (Episode #711H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Screenwriter Jim Sheridan discusses translating Irish situations and accents for American audiences.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Writing Dumb: A Conversation with Bobby Farrelly (Episode #714H)

KQED World: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

The Bobby half of the Farrelly brothers team talks about improv and what makes comedy funny.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen (Episode #705H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Playwright, screenwriter and theatre and film director John Patrick Shanley is interviewed.

Daredevil: Behind The Screen (Episode #606H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Christos and Ruth Fletcher Gage discuss the process of adapting the Marvel comic Daredevil for television. The duo break down the juxtaposition of brute realism and the moral complexity of Daredevil's characters, along with how they navigated the show's unconventional story structure in the writers room.

Constructing Comic Book Movies (Episode #305H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

The creative minds behind the films Thor, The Avengers, Hulk, The Incredible Hulk, Elektra, The Green Lantern, X-Men: The Last Stand, X2, and X-Men: First Class divulge the complexities of memorable heroes and villains, and how some of the best supernatural films tap into the most basic of human elements. Followed by Jeremy Kipp Walker's Super Powers, a lively short film about a husband and wife who try to salvage their love-life by dressing as superheroes, and find they save more than just their marriage when they're forced out of their apartment fully costumed.

Script to Screen: The Revenant (Episode #713)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Screenwriter Mark L. Smith discusses adapting The Revenant from book to screen, working with Alejandro Inarritu, and getting that famous bear attack right. For their work on this stunning - and freezing - historical picture, Inarritu won the Academy Award for Best Director, Emmanual Lubezki won for Best Cinematography, and DiCaprio won his first award for Best Actor.

John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen (Episode #705H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Playwright, screenwriter and theatre and film director John Patrick Shanley is interviewed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Script to Screen: The Revenant (Episode #713)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Screenwriter Mark L. Smith discusses adapting The Revenant from book to screen, working with Alejandro Inarritu, and getting that famous bear attack right. For their work on this stunning - and freezing - historical picture, Inarritu won the Academy Award for Best Director, Emmanual Lubezki won for Best Cinematography, and DiCaprio won his first award for Best Actor.

John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen (Episode #705H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Playwright, screenwriter and theatre and film director John Patrick Shanley is interviewed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Complicated Relationships: A Conversation with Nancy Meyers (Episode #710)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Writer/director Nancy Meyers discusses her career and shares stories of her many collaborations.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Script to Screen: The Revenant (Episode #713)

KQED World: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Screenwriter Mark L. Smith discusses adapting The Revenant from book to screen, working with Alejandro Inarritu, and getting that famous bear attack right. For their work on this stunning - and freezing - historical picture, Inarritu won the Academy Award for Best Director, Emmanual Lubezki won for Best Cinematography, and DiCaprio won his first award for Best Actor.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Script to Screen: Motorcycle Diaries (Episode #712H)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Screenwriter Jose Rivera discusses his approach to bringing Che Guevara's story to the screen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

A Conversation with Marta Kauffman (Episode #704H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 5:33 AM

Writer and producer Marta Kauffman discusses the appeal of the Netflix series Grace and Frankie.

Raising Stakes, Reversals, and Payoffs (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Thriller master writer/director Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Lethal Weapon) discusses the critical elements of a taut, suspense-filled movie - raising stakes, unexpected reversals, and satisfying payoffs - using examples from such classics as Rocky, The Long Kiss Goodnight, and La Femme Nikita. Followed by the apocalyptic short film Blind Spot by writer/director Matthew Nayman.

A Conversation with Marta Kauffman (Episode #704H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Writer and producer Marta Kauffman discusses the appeal of the Netflix series Grace and Frankie.

Script to Screen: Motorcycle Diaries (Episode #712H)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Screenwriter Jose Rivera discusses his approach to bringing Che Guevara's story to the screen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

A Conversation with Marta Kauffman (Episode #704H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 11:33 PM

Writer and producer Marta Kauffman discusses the appeal of the Netflix series Grace and Frankie.

Raising Stakes, Reversals, and Payoffs (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Thriller master writer/director Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Lethal Weapon) discusses the critical elements of a taut, suspense-filled movie - raising stakes, unexpected reversals, and satisfying payoffs - using examples from such classics as Rocky, The Long Kiss Goodnight, and La Femme Nikita. Followed by the apocalyptic short film Blind Spot by writer/director Matthew Nayman.

A Conversation with Marta Kauffman (Episode #704H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Writer and producer Marta Kauffman discusses the appeal of the Netflix series Grace and Frankie.

Deconstructing Billy Wilder (Episode #709H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

The unique filmmaking style of Billy Wilder and what makes his films relevant today are discussed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Script to Screen: Motorcycle Diaries (Episode #712H)

KQED World: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 7:30 AM

Screenwriter Jose Rivera discusses his approach to bringing Che Guevara's story to the screen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

A Conversation with Marta Kauffman (Episode #704H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Writer and producer Marta Kauffman discusses the appeal of the Netflix series Grace and Frankie.

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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED?s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh?s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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