KQED On Demand
If you are an XFINITY Digital Cable customer, you can view some of your favorite KQED programs at any hour of the day or night.
- Press the ON DEMAND button on your XFINITY remote control. (Or press MENU, then the XOD (Xfinity On Demand) icon.)
- A menu of program categories will appear. Scroll past the initial options to
Get Local > Local TV Stations > KQED 9
- A list of available series will appear. Some one-shot programs and mini-series may also be found under "Drama," "History," "Science," or "Specials", so explore those categories as well.
- Select the program, and then episode, you would like to watch. Once the show starts, you can pause, play, forward, rewind and stop the program at any time.
Note: An assortment of popular PBS children's programming is available with new episodes and programs rotating in each month.
On Demand > Kids > Sprout KQED (geared toward children aged 2-5)
On Demand > Kids > PBS Kids Go! KQED (geared toward children aged 6-8)
Several national programs and series are also available in the PBS KQED folder, available via the following path:
Press the ON DEMAND button on your XFINITY remote control. (Or press MENU, then the XOD (Xfinity On Demand) icon.)
A menu of program categories will appear.
TV Shows > By Network > Broadcast Networks > PBS KQED
(note: if you use the "Shows A-C" path, as it can sometimes be difficult to sort out Xfinity’s rental programs from the PBS free offerings.)
Available national series include the following:
This Old House
Additionally, many short series and specials can be found within the following categories:
Specials (many programs covering a wide variety of topics)
Drama (including some mystery series which air on KQED Plus)
History (including many American Experience episodes)
Science (including Secrets of the Dead, other 1-shot programs)
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Homeless U: How Students Study and Survive on the Streets
As part of its SF Homeless Project, KQED profiles college students who live in cars, couch surf and sneak into campus buildings to spend the night.
Watch Film School Shorts Online
Featuring the best short student films from major institutions like NYU, Columbia University, UCLA, USC and University of Texas, that have wowed audiences at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride and SXSW.