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KQED Public TV Highlights

  • Laura

Laura

Tonight at 8:00pm on KQED 9

(1944) A detective (Dana Andrews) is assigned to investigate the murder of beautiful Laura (Gene Tierney) and is both helped and haunted by a captivating portrait of her.

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Tales from the Royal Bedchamber

Sunday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

Lucy Worsley reveals that our obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. In fact, the rise and fall of their magnificent beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy itself.

  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in the Sudan

Africa's Great Civilizations

Monday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

#101 Origins/The Cross and the Crescent - Beginning with Africa's ancient history as the cradle of mankind, this documentary series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. brings to life the epic stories of both little-known and celebrated African kingdoms and cultures.

  • Beverly Cleary

Discovering Beverly Cleary

Tuesday at 7:00pm on KQED 9

Celebrates the life, literature and legacy of children's book author Beverly Cleary.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Feb 25, 2017

  • 8:00pm Odd Squad Extreme Cakeover/A Job Well Undone
  • 8:30pm Odd Squad Three's Company/Behind Enemy Mimes
  • 9:00pm Arthur D.W. Goes to Washington/Arthur's Mystery Envelope
  • 9:30pm Arthur Two Minutes/Messy Dress Mess
  • 10:00pm Super Why! Around The World Adventure
  • 10:30pm Sesame Street Saved By Super Foods

PBS Kids Programming

PBS Kids logo

On January 16, KQED Kids was replaced by the 24/7 multiplatform children's channel PBS Kids, which offers free live streaming and games via pbskids.org.

Also as of January 16, KQED has reconfigured weekday children's programming times to be 6am to 2:30pm on KQED 9, and 4 to 6pm on KQED Plus.

Download the new schedule for KQED 9 and KQED PLUS (PDF, 1pg)

Download the new schedule for KQED KIDS/ PBS KIDS (PDF, 1 pg)

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.

  • Jacques Pepin

    Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul

    Jacques Pépin's final television series reflects back on his professional and personal life.

  • 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.

  • Film School Shorts: First Date

    Film School Shorts

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

  • ImageMakers

    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.

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    • 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.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

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On Q digital edition

The pages of our monthly member magazine On Q come to life in a digital version that includes tips on what to watch/listen to, links to up-to-date television and radio schedules, video previews of upcoming shows, and other bonus content not found in the print edition. The digital edition of On Q is easy to view on a computer, tablet or smartphone.


On Q

KQED's monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming radio and television programs and events.

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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, 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.