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KQED Public TV Highlights

  • Edison

American Experience

Edison

Tonight at 9:00pm on KQED 9

The holder of 1,093 patents, Thomas Alva Edison is remembered as the genius that created the modern world.

  • Penguin Post Office

Nature

Penguin Post Office

Wednesday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

In the heart of the Antarctic Peninsula there's a post office surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery and 3,000 gentoo penguins.

  • Vera

Vera

Thursday at 9:39pm on KQED 9

In episode #101 Hidden Depths, Academy Award nominee and BAFTA Brenda Blethyn (Secrets and Lies; Atonement) stars as Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope in this detective series.

  • Hindenburg and Hitler

Hindenburg and Hitler - The Making of a Fuehrer

Friday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

Chronicles the political career of World War I hero Paul von Hindenburg, Germany's chancellor from 1925 to 1934; and his instrumental role in the political ascent of his Adolf Hitler.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Jan 27, 2015

  • 8:00pm Odd Squad Rise of the Hydraclops/O Is Not for Old
  • 8:30pm Wild Kratts Kerhonk
  • 9:00pm Arthur Sleep No More/Pet Peeved
  • 9:30pm Arthur The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose
  • 10:00pm Cyberchase Zeus on the Loose
  • 10:30pm Martha Speaks Best In Show/Truman on the Ball

Kids Programming Changes

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
    • KQED most channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Wed 1/14 midnight-3am

      (includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with most paid signal providers) We will be doing maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Tues/early Wed 1/14. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Wednesday, and should be done in 2-3 hours, perhaps sooner. This will result in all […]

    • KQED all channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Fri 12/19 midnight-6am

      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA ? Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

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

KQED 9
Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

KQED +
Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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