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The Armor of Light (Episode #1717)

KQED World: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Meet two Christians - an Evangelical anti-abortion activist and an African-American mother whose son was murdered - who find common ground in the fight against the rising tide of gun violence.

Newtown (Episode #1812)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Newtown explores the aftermath of the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 first-graders and six of their educators were killed on December 14, 2012. Joining the ranks of a growing club to which no one wants to belong, the lives of several characters profoundly affected by the fallout of gun violence interconnect and propel the town toward introspection and action.

The Armor of Light (Episode #1717)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Meet two Christians - an Evangelical anti-abortion activist and an African-American mother whose son was murdered - who find common ground in the fight against the rising tide of gun violence.

Newtown (Episode #1812)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Newtown explores the aftermath of the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 first-graders and six of their educators were killed on December 14, 2012. Joining the ranks of a growing club to which no one wants to belong, the lives of several characters profoundly affected by the fallout of gun violence interconnect and propel the town toward introspection and action.

The Armor of Light (Episode #1717)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Meet two Christians - an Evangelical anti-abortion activist and an African-American mother whose son was murdered - who find common ground in the fight against the rising tide of gun violence.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Dogtown Redemption (Episode #1718)

KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Meet street recyclers who fight to survive in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Oakland, California. Their poignant personal stories raise questions about race, class and the rights of the poor.

The Last Laugh (Episode #1814H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Hear Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman, Carl Reiner and other Jewish comics and thinkers discuss the provocative question of whether any topic - including the Holocaust - should be off-limits in comedy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

What Was Ours (Episode #1805)

KQED World: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

A tribal elder and Vietnam vet, who hasn't left the Wind River Indian Reservation in over 40 years, visits the underground archives of Chicago's Field Museum with two young Arapaho to explore ancestral objects kept in boxes for many years. Together they try to learn how these artifacts vanished from their tribe in the first place.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 kqed.org/54move 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 1/5/2018

      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

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

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