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Jack Conte - Patreon (#1727) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

How does one take a creative vision and turn it into a success? It's a question many of us ask in almost any field. One man, who has done that to the hilt, is my guest Jack Conte. Jack is a talented musician and now the successful CEO and Founder of Patreon, one of the most innovative companies on the web. And he's on a mission to help every creator in the world achieve a sustainable income.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 8:00am

Leonard Mlodinow, PhD - How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior (#1716) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Physicist Leonard Mlodinow unravels the complexity of our unconscious mind and by doing so he changes our view of ourselves and the world around us.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Sam Esmail - The Creative Process and Making it in Show Business (#1728) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Sam Esmail, the creator of the acclaimed Mr. Robot returns to the show, this time to discuss the creative process itself and what it entails to make it in show business.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Joel Bailey - The Vorpal Sword (#1729) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Author and Producer Joel Bailey takes Lewis Carroll's nonsensical poem, the Jabberwocky, and turns it into an epic, fantasy journey filled with parables that can be related to our current times.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Ed Asner - A Man and His Prostate (#1718) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Ed Asner is the most honored actor in the history of television. He has won seven Emmy awards and over 15 nominations, along with his five Golden Globes. This legendary actor, known for his portrayal of Lou Grant in the Mary Tyler More show and then in his own series, discusses what it's like to age in the world of Hollywood.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Neil deGrasse Tyson - Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Part 1 from the Big Bang to Newton) (#1719) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

What is the nature of space and time? How does the universe fit in within us? There's no better guide through these mind expanding questions than my guest, the acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. In the first of this 2 part conversation about his book, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, we explore the universe from the big bang to Isaac Newton.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.