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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

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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

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How to Submit Works for Local Broadcast

KQED's local programming department schedules more independent films per year than any other public television station in the country. KQED seeks to bring the breadth and range of cultures and perspectives to viewers through its local acquisitions program. Each year KQED broadcasts numerous programs produced by independents for broadcast.

How to Submit Your Work to KQED

Submissions on DVD should be sent to the Director of Programming along with a synopsis. All DVDs will be screened, but due to the number of submissions, it may take as long as 6 to 8 weeks for a response. Be sure to include an email address with your materials.

Send materials to:
Scott Dwyer, Director of Programming
KQED TV
2601 Mariposa Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

We apologize that we cannot guarantee return of materials.

Licensing Agreement

When KQED accepts a program for air, it enters into a licensing agreement with the independent producer for local broadcast of the program. As copyright holder, the independent producer remains solely responsible for clearing any and all rights.

Technical Criteria

All programs must be of broadcast quality and will be evaluated by station engineers. Acceptable formats for air are digibeta, beta or HDcam. All programs must also have Closed Captioning. Standard lengths of 26:46, 56:46, 1:26:46 or 1:56:46 are preferable. KQED generally makes an in-house copy of the program for air and returns the original media to the producer after the first broadcast.

Broadcast Dates

Due to print and promotion deadlines, KQED locks its broadcast schedules six weeks in advance. Generally, licensed programs are first aired between six months to one year after the execution of the license agreement. KQED will contact the producer once the program has been scheduled.

Also on KQED.org this week ...

KQED Summer Fun Adventures
Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul

Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul is chef Jacques Pépin's final television cooking series. Get recipes, view behind-the-scenes photos and more!

Latino Heritage Month - On Two Fronts
KQED Celebrates Latino Heritage Month

In September, KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community with special Latino Heritage Month programming. These programs are highlighted in a guide along with information about community events.

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