Donate

Need To Know Previous Broadcasts

Episode #326H

KQED World: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 11:30 AM

JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. On the second of two inauguration specials examining the advocacy group "Common Good's" proposals to end bureaucratic gridlock and get the United States moving forward, Need to Know anchor Jeff Greenfield explores how malpractice lawsuits contribute to rising healthcare costs. Correspondent William Brangham travels to Denmark, where medical disputes are settled by experts without ever going to court.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Main Street: Findlay, Ohio (Episode #325H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

How many times during the past several years have you heard one commentator or another express the same familiar lament? "We just don't make anything anymore." Of course, it's not true. Not even close. No country exports more than the United States except China. What is true is that millions of manufacturing jobs have been lost, shipped overseas where labor costs are often dramatically lower.
And that's had a profound effect on many factory towns across the US, particularly in the industrial heartland - The Midwest. What is the state of American manufacturing today? Is it coming back, as the president says? And will we be able to compete once again?
To learn more, NTK traveled to Findlay, Ohio, a manufacturing town that is still growing even as towns close by have struggled. Correspondent John Larson reports from Main Street. Maria Hinojosa anchors the broadcast.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #324H

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 11:30 PM

RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Medical correspondent Dr. Emily Senay investigates readmission penalties, an element of the Affordable Care Act designed to reduce costs and lead to more coordinated healthcare once patients are released from the hospital.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 5:30 AM

Episode #323H

KQED Life: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Correspondent John Larson travels to Ohio to assess how workers there are faring after the loss of millions of manufacturing jobs over the past 35 years. It's the fourth in Need to Know's series of "Main Street" reports.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Episode #322H

KQED 9: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 5:30 AM

SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Need to Know's medical correspondent, Dr. Emily Senay, travels to Massachusetts to examine how that state's health care system is working six years (now seven years) after the legislature there adopted an individual mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance and businesses to provide it or face fines.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV
    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.