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Upcoming Broadcasts:

A Conversation with Courtney Kemp (#814) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

In this episode, creator, showrunner, and producer Courtney A. Kemp discusses the power dynamics in the television industry, the writers room, and a well-crafted story. With credits that includes The Good Wife, The Bernie Mac Show, Justice, and creating the critically acclaimed gritty New York drama Power, Kemp knows her way around a successful TV show.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 24, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 24, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me

The People v. OJ Simpson: A Conversation with Scott Alexander (#810) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

It was the verdict heard around the world, one that has continued to haunt and divide our country's collective conscience. In this episode, Scott Alexander, a master of dramatizing true life events, discusses developing and writing the award-winning series The People v. O.J. Simpson, one of the most notorious American crime stories for the screen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Lady Bird: A Conversation with Greta Gerwig (#801) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

In our season 8 premiere episode, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and actress Greta Gerwig talks about her theatrical beginnings, what she learned working with filmmakers Noah Baumbach, Mike Mills, and others in such films as Frances Ha and 20th Century Women, and taking the leap to write and direct her own film, the critically acclaimed Lady Bird.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me

A Conversation with Larry Wilmore (#901) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

In our season 9 premiere episode, legendary television producer, actor, comedian, and writer Larry Wilmore talks about his more than 25-year career span. As a writer, he's been behind the TV comedies The PJs, The Bernie Mac Show, and HBO's Insecure, which he co-created with star Issa Rae. On camera, Wilmore is known for his memorable appearances as the "Senior Black Correspondent" on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and as the host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. In this episode, Larry Wilmore talks comedy-in front of and behind the camera.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 14, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 14, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me

The Original Disney Princess: A Conversation with Linda Woolverton (#902) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

In 1991, Linda Woolverton became the first woman to write an animated feature for Disney. Since Beauty and the Beast, Woolverton has gone on to write some of Disney's biggest family films, including The Lion King, 2010's Alice in Wonderland, and Maleficent. In this episode, Woolverton discusses her animated classics and writing tales as old as time.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Avengers: A Conversation with Stephen McFeely & Christopher Markus (#903) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Writing partners Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are no strangers to blockbuster franchises. After adapting the Chronicles of Narnia series and several films in the Marvel universe, they were given the daunting task of writing the highly anticipated Avengers: Infinity War. In this episode, Markus and McFeely discuss how they were able to juggle a massive ensemble cast, multiple storylines spanning several movies, and still create a cohesive and entertaining film.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 29, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV – Transmitter Status
    • 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.

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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.