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KQED Public TV Highlights

  • The Bomb

The Bomb

Tonight at 8:00pm on KQED 9

See how America developed the most destructive invention in human history — the nuclear bomb — and how it changed the world.

  • Fukushima

NOVA

Fukushima

Wednesday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

Looks at how plant operators at Fukushima Daini averted disaster after the 2011 tsunami in Japan.

  • Vera

Vera

Thursday at 9:30pm on KQED 9

#504 Shadows in the Sky - When the body of a well-loved family man plummets from a multi-story car park, DCI Vera Stanhope is forced to uncover a life of secrets and lies.

  • Nazi Alcatraz

NOVA

Escape from Nazi Alcatraz

Friday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

Aerospace engineers and carpenters test a plan to escape a Nazi war camp using a two-man glider.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Jul 28, 2015

  • 8:00pm Odd Squad Robert Plant/Game Time
  • 8:30pm Wild Kratts Walk on the Wetside
  • 9:00pm Arthur D.W. Aims High/Flaw and Order
  • 9:30pm Arthur The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess
  • 10:00pm Cyberchase Inside Hacker
  • 10:30pm Martha Speaks Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2

KQED Productions

  • Check Please! Bay Area

    Check Please! Bay Area

    Restaurant reviews with a dash of style, from real people like you! Hosted by Leslie Sbrocco.

  • Pepin

    Essential Pépin

    This series is the culmination of Jacques Pépin's 60+ years of experience in the kitchen.

  • KQED Newsroom

    KQED NEWSROOM

    A weekly news program on television, radio and online, featuring Thuy Vu and Scott Shafer.

  • Pepin

    Film School Shorts

    Emerging filmmakers from top film schools bring you quirky comedies, poignant dramas and edge-of-your seat thrillers.

  • The Do List

    Imagemakers

    A showcase of short films by emerging filmmakers who could be the next Tarantino or Coppola.

  • Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way

    Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way

    The master shows you how to create simple, special meals in minutes

  • Quest

    QUEST

    Science and nature for and about the Bay Area. Do you know what's in your own backyard?

  • Spark

    Spark

    Spark takes you inside the creative process to witness the challenges and rewards of making art.

  • This Is Us

    This Is Us

    KQED profiles remarkable individuals in Northern California.

  • Truly CA

    Truly CA

    A showcase of documentary films about California made by independent filmmakers.

TV Technical Issues

TV Technical Issues

As we become aware of technical problems originating from KQED, KQED Plus, or KQET, we will list them here.

    TV Technical Issues
    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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

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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 widescreen and 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

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

Quality children's programming parents love too