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Antarctica (#1406H) Duration: 57:46 STEREO TVG

Zay's epic adventure in Antarctica begins with sea kayaking and penguin watching in Paradise Harbor, sails to historic Port Lockrov where he observes the work of Ukrainian biologists, unsuccessfully attempts to climb the treacherous Mount Scott, meets with U.S. scientists at Palmer station as he learns about the effects of global warming and the plight of the Adelie penguin and finally crosses the perilous Drake Passage on his way back to the South American mainland.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, May 25, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Deep South USA (#1408H) Duration: 57:58 STEREO TVPG

Bobby Chinn samples Cajun and Creole cuisine in New Orleans and the surrounding Bayou country; discovers the local fare in Vicksburg and Natchez, MS; visits Elvis Presley's birthplace for a chat with The King's childhood buddies in Tupelo; and learns how to cook the perfect barbecue pork in Memphis after a stop at Graceland.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, May 30, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 15, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 16, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me

Mumbai City Guide (#1401H) Duration: 57:46 STEREO TVPG

Zay Harding encounters a Bollywood artist in Bandra, explores Dharavi, India's largest slum made famous by the movie "Slumdog Millionaire" and takes in the fish market at Sassoon Docks. He checks in to the luxurious Taj Palace Hotel, tours the sea fort of Murud Janjira and visits the open-air laundromat. Zay also shops in the Chor Bazaar then flies to the World Heritage site of Ellora. Finally, he tries his hand at the ancient form of pole yoga and meets Mahatma Gandhi's grandson.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, May 31, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 27, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 28, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Isolated Islands: St. Helena (#1409H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Zay voyages to the remote island of St. Helena, site of Napoleon's final years in exile after his defeat at Waterloo. He meets the friendly islanders known as "Saints," tours the historic settlement of Jamestown, and visits Longwood House where Napoleon was imprisoned as well as his tomb. Zay then encounters a 180-year-old giant tortoise, embarks on a boat trip off the spectacular coastline, speeds down the cliffside steps of Jacob's Ladder and climbs St. Helena's highest peak, which shelters numerous rare plant species.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 6, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 7, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 22, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 23, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me

Tough Trains: Siberia (#1407H) Duration: 57:44 STEREO TVPG

Zay boards the infamous Ice Train for a wintry trip to the far north of Siberia, deep inside the Arctic Circle on the world's most northerly railway line. His journey takes him through Tobolksk to the gas fields of Novy Urengoy, follows the abandoned route of Stalin's "Railway of Death," visits a Communist gulag, camps overnight with the Nenet nomadic tribe, and finally crosses the wilderness to reach Labytnangi and the newly opened Bovanenkovo gas field.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 8, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 9, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me

Nigeria (#1410) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Adela Ucar kicks off her visit in the capital of Lagos, an anarchic and electric city with a vital night life. Next she journeys to Yoruba Land in the southwest, thought to be the site of the Queen of Sheba's tomb. Adela later meets witch doctors in Oyo, travels to the historic walled cities in the north, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 13, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 14, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 29, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 30, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me

Puerto Rico (#1411) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Zay visits San Juan, the El Yunque National Forest, the Camuy River Caves National Park and the coffee-producing central highlands. Along the way he discovers why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment," boasting sun-kissed beaches, dramatic mountains, a rich colonial history, and great music.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 20, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 21, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

KQED +
Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

Quality children's programming parents love too