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Daredevil: Behind The Screen (Episode #606H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 11:33 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 5:33 AM

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

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

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

Deconstructing Jane Austen (Episode #716H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Filmmakers Lindsay Doran, Robin Swicord, Bernie Su, and Janine Barchas discuss the timelessness and relate-ability of Jane Austen's characters.

The Path of an Action Writer: A Conversation with Robert Kamen (Episode #605H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 11:33 PM

Rodrigo Garcia, whose credits include Albert Nobbs, Nine Lives, Mother and Child, and most recently, Last Days in the Desert, contemplates the importance of writing honest relationships in his work, and the visceral connection audiences have with stories about family. Followed by a short film from Faraday Okoro about a father and son who agree to a 'winner takes all' blitz chess game in order to settle a bet.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 5:33 AM

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

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Script to Screen: The Revenant (Episode #713H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Screenwriter Mark L. Smith discusses adapting The Revenant from book to screen and other topics.

Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships (Episode #604H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Writer/director Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit, Free State of Jones) explores lessons learned and wisdom gained over the course of his career as a storyteller, including the significance of mythology, imagination, and inventiveness throughout all parts of creation, from conception through completion of each project.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues! We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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