Inspiring Landscapes Previous Broadcasts

Episode #56

KQED World: Fri, Jan 5, 2018 -- 4:30 AM

Danger awaits the migratory birds that visit the more than 100 wetland areas of the Sarobetsu Plain in spring. It comes in the form of massive white-tailed sea eagles anxious to feed their chicks.

Episode #55

KQED World: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 -- 4:30 AM

Northern Hokkaido is a vast snowfield in winter with scant food for animals such as the northern red foxes. But the huge white-tailed sea eagles can survive by skilfully fishing in the surging waves.

Episode #54

KQED World: Wed, Jan 3, 2018 -- 4:30 AM

The severe winter conditions on Mt. Tomuraushi (2,141m) include powerful winds, white blizzards, and massive lumps of ice. So why do nutcrackers choose to live here in such a harsh environment?

Episode #50

KQED World: Tue, Jan 2, 2018 -- 4:30 AM

We visit an island filled with extraordinary sights and sounds: rare thrushes singing, woodpeckers drilling holes, endemic jays building their nests early, and tiger butterflies huddled to keep warm.

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TV Technical Issues

    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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KQED World

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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.