Wild Animal Baby Explorers Previous Broadcasts

Tongue Twisters/Just Deserts (Episode #208H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Tongue Twisters - While playing a game of tongue twisting words, the group gets curious about how animals use their tongues in the wild. The team goes on a journey and learns some fascinating facts while checking out frogs, snakes and other animals that can actually smell with their tongues! Just Deserts - How can animals live in the desert? The team goes on an exploration to learn how animals survive in the hot torrid deserts. They learn that even in the heat, there are very unique ways to keep cool.

Flightless Birds/in the Swim (Episode #207H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Flightless Birds - The team thinks that every animal that has wings must be able to fly...but they quickly learn that it's not always the case. In the Swim - The team is curious about all the different wildlife that swim while playing some water games. They explore the lives of beavers, bears and even horses!

Go for Gold/Let's Move (Episode #206H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Go for Gold - The team is conducting a day of challenges and start to wonder which special abilities other animals have that make them worthy of a gold medal. They explore Cheetah's for speed and frogs for jumping along with many other animals that can do super cool things! Let's Move - While learning that each of the explorers has their own unique way of getting around, they get curious as to how other animals move in the wild. They visit snakes, turtles, ducks and much, much more.

Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 ? 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

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

KQED DTV Channels



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

All HD programs



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



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too