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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Plate Making (Episode #510)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this unique quest to learn how plastic and foam plates are made. We've all used and seen these products, now get a behind-the-scenes look at how they are transformed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 27, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 27, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Mrs. Fields Cookies (Episode #509)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 25, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this sweet quest to the Mrs. Fields cookie gifting facility in Utah to learn how they make their famous, and delicious cookies. Watch as Joel displays his lack of skill when it comes to the fine art of baking.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Moonridge Animal Park (Episode #505)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the CQ crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard.

Movie Animatronics (Episode #506)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak peak into all the hard work that goes into making creatures come to life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Gentle Giants Rescue (Episode #508)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this giant adventure as he visits the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions to learn all about large-breed dogs. These dogs may tower over Joel, but they are full of kindness and sloppy kisses.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Orange Packing (Episode #507)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how Oranges are grown, sorted and packaged to be shipped across the world. Watch as Joel takes on the duty of orange picking with a 50 pound bag strapped to him.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Movie Animatronics (Episode #506)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak peak into all the hard work that goes into making creatures come to life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Moonridge Animal Park (Episode #505)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 18, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the CQ crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Horseback Riding (Episode #501)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Joel as he hits the wild wild west trails on a horseback adventure. Watch as Joel's nerves hit the peak, as his vibrant horse, Domino, takes him for a gallop.

Bakery (Episode #502)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Cheerleading (Episode #504)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Bike Making (Episode #503)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Bakery (Episode #502)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Horseback Riding (Episode #501)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as he hits the wild wild west trails on a horseback adventure. Watch as Joel's nerves hit the peak, as his vibrant horse, Domino, takes him for a gallop.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Pizza (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Joel on this flavorful quest as he learns how to make pizza from start to finish. Watch as Joel and the CQ crew designs their very own CQ pizza and offer it to patrons at John's Incredible Pizza.

Harlem Globetrotters (Episode #411)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 9, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join the crew on this quest to learn what it takes to create each episode. This behind the scenes episode documents our journey through the challenges, bloopers and fun that we experienced during this season.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Cheeses (Episode #413)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as learns about the variety of cheeses Wisconsin has to offer. Hold your breath as he makes his way through the only Limburger factory in the US, samples the creamy taste of gruyere, and crumbles feta cheese.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Rock Climbing (Episode #412)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this adventurous quest as he learns what it takes to become a rock climber. Watch as he attempts to climb the treacherous walls of Red Rock Climbing Center.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Harlem Globetrotters (Episode #411)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join the crew on this quest to learn what it takes to create each episode. This behind the scenes episode documents our journey through the challenges, bloopers and fun that we experienced during this season.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Pizza (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 4, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this flavorful quest as he learns how to make pizza from start to finish. Watch as Joel and the CQ crew designs their very own CQ pizza and offer it to patrons at John's Incredible Pizza.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Guide Dogs (Episode #406)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 3, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Did you know, there are more than 1,000 families raising guide dog puppies throughout the Western states of the USA?? Join Joel on this amazing quest as he learns what it is like to depend on a guide dog.

Snow Making (Episode #407)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 2, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this freezing quest as he learns how snow can be "man-made." Watch this early morning action as he tours the mountain in a snow cat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 3, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Fire Fighter Training (Episode #409)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it takes to become a fire fighter. Watch as he carries a water hose, runs into a burning building, and puts out a fire.

Go Karts (Episode #102)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Joel meets 7 year old, racing champ, Wyatt, at the California Speedway. He along with other racers rev Joel up on the stops and starts of go-kart racing.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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

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