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Bari Weiss, New York Times Writer (#1003) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

New York Times op-ed writer Bari Weiss discusses her book, "How to Fight Anti-Semitism."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 3:30am
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 10:00am

Anne Lamott, Author (#906H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With self-effacing humor, author Anne Lamott discusses the books she writes that take on difficult subjects - alcoholism, loss, motherhood, and more. This New York Times best selling author is past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me

Tim O'brien, Author (#1004) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Tim O'Brien, author of "The Things They Carried" talks about his latest book, "Dad's Maybe Book."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Singer-Songwriter (#907H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Five-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter discusses her acclaimed 30-year recording career and her latest album, Sometimes Just The Sky, which features re-imagined versions of songs from Carpenter's previous twelve albums.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me

Ed Zwick, Filmmaker (#922) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Filmmaker Ed Zwick discusses his celebrated Hollywood career and his latest film "Trial by Fire" starring Laura Dern.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Sandra Cisneros, Author (#908H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Through novels, short stories, essays and poems, author Sandra Cisneros explores the lives of the working-class and discusses her writing with host Evan Smith. Cisneros has received many awards including the National Medal of the Arts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me

Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Jason Reitman, Filmmaker (#909H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Jason Reitman discusses his current film "The Front Runner," which he co-wrote and directed. Reitman also talks with Evan Smith about his fascinating career that includes the films "Thank You For Smoking," "Juno," and "Up In The Air."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me

Brene Brown, Researcher and Author (#910H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Brene Brown discusses her latest book "Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations." Evan Smith also asks about her research on courage, vulnerability, shame, empathy, and the TEDx Houston talk that has garnered more than 36 million views.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me

Michael Beschloss, Presidential Historian and Author (#911H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Presidential historian and author Michael Beschloss discusses his book "Presidents of War," his thoughts on presidential power, the state of U.S democracy, and writing historical books that hold relevance in the modern era.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me

Tommy Orange, Author (#913H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Native American novelist Tommy Orange discusses his transformation from being a poor student to receiving rave reviews on his debut novel "There There," which chronicles the lives of Native Americans living in Oakland, California.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 30, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      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

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

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XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.