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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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.

All HD programs

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.

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KQED FAQ Productions

Asian American Woman

FAQ: Asian Pacific American Heritage

This special looks at Asian American and Pacific Islander women who suffer from depression.
Upcoming airdates
Links and Resources, Watch Online

Ask a Pediatrician

FAQ: Ask a Pediatrician

Doctors address concerns about childhood obesity, asthma and dental care, with an opportunity for viewers to call in with their own questions.
Upcoming airdates
Links and Resources, Watch Online

End of Life

FAQ: End-of-Life

Bay Area experts explore the issues surrounding serious illness and death.
Upcoming airdates
Links and Resources, Watch Online

Biking the Bay

FAQ: Families Biking the Bay

This special takes you to some of the most popular trails around the Bay Area, and shows what essentials you'll need before you head out. Parks visited during the program include: Iron Horse Regional Trail; Crystal Springs Reservoir & Bicycle Sunday at Canada Road; Samuel P. Taylor State Park; Los Gatos Creek Trail at Vasona Lake; Golden Gate Park; Lake Chabot Regional Park; Angel Island State Park.
Upcoming airdates
Links and Resources, Watch Online
Make a $50 Pledge online now and receive the DVD as a thank-you gift!

Going Green

FAQ: Going Green

This program examines the ways consumers can make small changes in their lives that can have a big impact on the environment. In your home, in the back yard and while out shopping, you can make your own world a little more green, and save money in the process!
Upcoming airdates
Links and Resources, Watch Online
Make a $50 Pledge online now and receive the DVD as a thank-you gift!

Latino Soldier

FAQ: Latino Stories from WWII

An estimated half-million Latino servicemen answered the country's call during WWII, but their stories have remained largely untold and obscure. Produced by KQED, this 30-minute program will explore this topic with a panel discussion and taped interviews that tell a sweeping story of immigration and patriotism, and a war that shaped homefront communities in decisive new ways. From prison cells in Berlin to the date fields of California's Coachella Valley, WWII changed a generation of American Latinos who developed a new vision for the future.
Upcoming airdates
Links and Resources

LGBT Historical Display

FAQ: LGBT Pride

The process of growing older can be complicated and challenging for everyone, but LGBT seniors face unique difficulties grounded in the culture when they came of age, one that is vastly different from modern America. this program features a panel of experts and offers resources that can help LGBT seniors.
Upcoming airdates
Links and Resources, Watch Online

Living Old

FAQ: Living Old

Bay Area experts on geriatric care examine what California can expect in the decades to come, and give families specific advice on how to choose the care that best suits the needs of an elderly relative or friend. The program also examines a trailblazing program citizens in Palo Alto are implementing to deal with their own retirements.
Upcoming airdates
Links and Resources, Watch Online

 

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