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First Man on the Moon (Episode #4122H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, he won instant fame. Yet this accomplished engineer and test pilot was so determined to stay out of the limelight that few know the personal story of how his rare combination of talent, luck and experience led to his successful command of Apollo 11. Nova presents an intimate portrait of an unassuming American hero through interviews with Armstrong's family and friends.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Killer Floods (Episode #4418H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Uncover geologic fingerprints of colossal floods that violently reshaped the ancient world. Follow geologists around the globe as they reconstruct catastrophic Ice Age floods more powerful than all the world's top ten rivers combined.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Killer Hurricanes (Episode #4417H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Follow a team of experts investigating the Great Hurricane of 1780 that killed more people than any other Caribbean hurricane. Discover what made the storm so deadly and whether mega-storms are more likely to strike in our rapidly changing climate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Killer Volcanoes (Episode #4416H)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Join NOVA and a team of volcanologists looking for an elusive volcanic mega-eruption that plunged the medieval earth into a deep freeze. Investigate the geologic evidence from Greenland all the way to Antarctica to identify the 750-year-old culprit.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
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    • 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 […]

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