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KQED TV Programs and Productions

Current KQED Productions

Check Please! Bay Area

Check Please! Bay Area

KQED's local series featuring regular people reviewing Bay Area restaurants.

Essential Pépin

Essential Pépin

This series is the culmination of chef Jacques Pépin's 60+ years of experience in the kitchen. Jacques welcomes his daughter Claudine, granddaughter Shorey and lifelong friends and colleagues to cook with him.

Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

Short Films + Big Productions. Emerging filmmakers from top film schools bring you quirky comedies, poignant dramas and edge-of-your seat thrillers in this weekly series.

ImageMakers

ImageMakers

See tomorrow's filmmakers today on KQED's independent film showcase, featuring everything from feature documentaries to short animation.

KQED Newsroom

KQED Newsroom

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

Quest

Quest

Discover cutting-edge research by Northern California scientists who are changing the way we live. Explore more science, environment and nature stories with KQED's multimedia series, and stay informed about the latest science news, trends and events.

Spark

Spark

KQED's multimedia arts initiative spotlights Bay Area artists and arts organizations. The art forms explored include drama, dance, music, and the visual and digital arts, as well as literary works in performance. Spark takes the audience inside the creative process to witness the challenges, opportunities and rewards of making art.

This Is Us

This Is Us

KQED profiles remarkable people and places in Northern California.

This Week in Northern California

This Week in Northern California

From 1990 to September 2013, This Week in Northern California was KQED's weekly current affairs program offers insightful, thought-provoking roundtable discussions and news analysis of political topics. A searchable partial video archive of the program is available including episode descriptions and program guests.

Truly CA

Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories

KQED's showcase for the best documentary films about California made by independent filmmakers.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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

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 2710

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