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A Conversation with Damon Lindelof, Co-Creator of Lost and Co-writer/Producer STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (#306) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Damon Lindelof discusses his hand in some of the most celebrated and scrutinized works of science fiction over the past five years, and how much of their success is attributed to writing stories that leave a lot up to one's imagination. Followed by Martin Rosete's allegorical short film, Voice Over, about a few extreme situations that literally take your breath away.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 13, 2016 -- 5:00pm
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 2, 2016 -- 11:33pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 3, 2016 -- 5:33am Remind me

The Evolution of Funny: TV Comedy with Larry Wilmore (#308) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Larry Wilmore, the Senior Black Correspondent on The Daily Show and creator of The Bernie Mac Show reflects upon different forms of comedy, his own comic influences, and always looking to maximize comedic potential. Followed by two short films about courage and endurance: Chris Bourke and Kevin Harger's LOVE, EMILY, shadowing young love and how to best navigate its awkward terrain, and Andrea Gomez's 036, measuring the fortitude and grit required to survive the paper-pushing, no-nonsense depths of cubicle number 036.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 16, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 16, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 19, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 19, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 30, 2016 -- 11:33pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 31, 2016 -- 5:33am Remind me

Elements of Great Horror (#304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Professional horror writers explore how great drama lies at the core of the most frightening films, and discuss the style and techniques used to invoke fear, suspense and thrills that linger long after the credits roll. Followed by Samantha Jennings's Strangeface, a haunting and suspenseful short film about a peculiar and diffident young girl who unexpectedly finds companionship.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 17, 2016 -- 11:32pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 -- 5:32am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 20, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 21, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Better Call Saul: A Conversation with Peter Gould (#514) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Peter Gould, writer, producer, and director of Breaking Bad and co-creator of its spinoff Better Call Saul discusses shifting gears, schemes, and swindles within the world of Saul Goodman pre-Walter White.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 23, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 23, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Constructing Comic Book Movies (#305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The creative minds behind the films Thor, The Avengers, Hulk, The Incredible Hulk, Elektra, The Green Lantern, X-Men: The Last Stand, X2, and X-Men: First Class divulge the complexities of memorable heroes and villains, and how some of the best supernatural films tap into the most basic of human elements. Followed by Jeremy Kipp Walker's Super Powers, a lively short film about a husband and wife who try to salvage their love-life by dressing as superheroes, and find they save more than just their marriage when they're forced out of their apartment fully costumed.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 -- 11:32pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 -- 5:32am Remind me

House of Cards: A Conversation with Beau Willimon (#404) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

House of Cards creator, Beau Willimon, discusses writing for Netflix, working with David Fincher, and delving into the psychology of narrative power struggles. Artiz Moreno's short film, Colera, follows with an ominous glimpse of a town that decides to take the law into their own hands, without considering the consequences.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 1, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 1, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 4, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 4, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Neo Noir: The Modern Day Film Noir (#412) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Shane Black and Brian Helgeland discuss the modern day Neo Noir - a genre-bending response to the Film Noirs of the 1940s and 50s - and dissect the basic styles, impulses, themes, and tones that embrace this form of storytelling.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 11, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 11, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Romantic Comedies (#310) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

The screenwriters behind NEVER BEEN KISSED, SAFE HAVEN, GOING THE DISTANCE and HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU contemplate the important balance of relationship, conflict and originality when creating romantic comedies. Followed by the short film, DO OVER by David Fabelo, illustrating several failed judicious attempts of mastering a first date. In this episode: Abby Kohn, Dana Stevens, Geoff LaTulippe, Marc Silverstein.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 15, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 15, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 18, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 18, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

James Franco: A Look Inside 127 Hours (#307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

James Franco reveals his unique experience working on 127 Hours, including his faith in director Danny Boyle's vision, and the collaborative approach from cast and crew to fulfill the tension needed to capture this true and tantalizing story. Followed by the allegorical short film, Voice Over, directed by Martin Rosete, about a few extreme situations that literally take your breath away.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 -- 11:33pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 24, 2016 -- 5:33am Remind me

Tommy Lee Jones: Bringing The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada to life (#511) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Tommy Lee Jones, writer, director, and protagonist of The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, reflects on the making of the film, accompanied by some of his cast and crew. Followed by Roy Rutngamlug's short film, Formosa, TX, about a first generation Asian-American's fleeting encounter with an out-of-towner who stumbles upon his family's diner.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 25, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 25, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Making Comedy Work (#202) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld writer/producer Alec Berg and BRIDESMAIDS director and Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig pull back the curtain to show how they create comedy that resonates with us all. Followed by the hilarious short film SPIT by writer/director Benjamin Hayes. Paul will never have his first kiss until he overcomes his fear of saliva.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 29, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 29, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

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 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too