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Zombies & Groot - Bringing Comics to Life (#603) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Nicole Perlman (Guardian of the Galaxy) and Angela Kang (The Walking Dead) explore navigating a male-dominated industry as female genre writers. The women discuss tackling comic book adaptations, the importance of character development, and the fine line between staying true to the spirit of the source material while also breathing new life into preexisting storylines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 2:30am
  • KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 8:30am
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Norman Lear - A Retrospective (#602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 8, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships (#604) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Rodrigo Garcia, whose credits include Albert Nobbs, Nine Lives, Mother and Child, and most recently, Last Days in the Desert, contemplates the importance of writing honest relationships in his work, and the visceral connection audiences have with stories about family. Followed by a short film from Faraday Okoro about a father and son who agree to a 'winner takes all' blitz chess game in order to settle a bet.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

John Singleton's Classic Influences (#601H) Duration: 45:59 STEREO TVPG

John Singleton, the youngest and first African American filmmaker to win an Academy Award for his work on Boyz in the Hood, discusses his process, influences, and inspirations, from the work of acclaimed playwright August Wilson to pioneering directors Spike Lee and Federico Fellini.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 11:14pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 5:14am Remind me

The Path of an Action Writer: A Conversation with Robert Kamen (#605) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Writer/director Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit, Free State of Jones) explores lessons learned and wisdom gained over the course of his career as a storyteller, including the significance of mythology, imagination, and inventiveness throughout all parts of creation, from conception through completion of each project.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Daredevil: Behind The Screen (#606) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Christos and Ruth Fletcher Gage discuss the process of adapting the Marvel comic Daredevil for television. The duo break down the juxtaposition of brute realism and the moral complexity of Daredevil's characters, along with how they navigated the show's unconventional story structure in the writers room.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Episode #607 Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 31, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 31, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Episode #608 Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Episode #609 Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Episode #610 Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me

Episode #611 Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • 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 […]

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