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Rhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Sun, Jun 5, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

This show brings together legendary artists of the 1960s and 1970s for a once-in-a-lifetime event: Ben E. King and The Drifters, Jerry Butler reuniting with The Impressions for the first time since 1958, as well as The Isley Brothers, Percy Sledge, Eddie Holman, Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Chi-Lites and many more performers singing their most memorable hits, rhythm & blues and soul classics from the '60s and '70s. In salute to several more of the greatest artists of the time, Rhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular also broadcasts rarely seen footage of Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding, James Brown, and others, performing some of their most unforgettable hits. The program is co-hosted by Dionne Warwick, Jerry "The Iceman" Butler,Sam Moore of Sam and Dave, each of whom also performs, and Richard "Shaft" Roundtree.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jun 5, 2016 -- 9:00 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 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

    • 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!

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.

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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.