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Freaks & Muppets: A Conversation with Jason Segel (#707) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Jason Segel discusses his career and how he's formed a family of weirdos in film and television.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 7:30am
  • KQED World: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 1:30pm
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

A Conversation with Marta Kauffman (#704H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVPG

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Creed: A New Legend (#708) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Writer Aaron Covington discusses how he and director Ryan Coogler came up with the idea for Creed.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen (#705H) Duration: 26:52 STEREO TVPG

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Deconstructing Billy Wilder (#709) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Humor and Heart of Animation (#211H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The writers behind the beloved animated classics Kung Fu Panda 1 & 2, King of the Hill, and The Iron Giant, Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger and Tim McCanlies discuss the comedy, action, and emotion that go into creating the worlds and characters of the beloved and popular films that appeal to audiences of all ages. And then enter the magical world of the short film Dreamgiver by director/producer Tyler Carter. What fanciful adventures happen after we go to sleep?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Queens of Comedy: A Conversation with Paula Pell (#706) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Complicated Relationships: A Conversation with Nancy Meyers (#710) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
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The Jungle Book: Justin Marks on Updating a Classic (#702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Screenwriter Justin Marks talks about updating the classic Disney story to the modern screen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

A Conversation with Jim Sheridan (#711) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 27, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
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A Conversation with Tony Hale (#703H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVPG

Tony Hale, star of Arrested Development and Veep, discusses the collaborative environment of comedy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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

KQED DTV Channels

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.