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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Microgreens, Wheelchair Lift (#1509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Tom and Kevin create a bookshelf using stair treads and minimal tools in "Build It" Overgrown, but not over the hill - see landscape designer Jenn Nawada turn wild foundation plantings into an enviable front garden.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 2:30pm

Bluestone, Mead, Wire Splices (#1511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Out with the flagstone and in with the bluestone - Roger changes a dilapidated entrance into a welcoming walkway. Scott explains how to make wire connections. And feeling the need for mead, Kevin gets a lesson on creating the centuries-old elixir.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights (#1512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Richard to the rescue - see him diagnose a malfunctioning hot water radiator and give a lesson on diverter tees. Tom demonstrates different types of handsaws. Watch Scott brighten up a driveway with LED garage lights. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Wood Shop, Wireless Switch (#1510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Chicago's all about the "L" train, but Tom's focused on a one-car garage. Watch him transform the space into a woodworking shop. Richard takes us down plumbing's memory lane. Look mom, no wires! See Scott install a wireless light switch.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed (#1513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Landscape designer Jenn Nawada climbs the ladder to learn about rooftop and small-space gardening. Scott turns a shed into a homeowner hangout by bringing power to the outside storage space. Tom has tips on how to get rid of stubborn ceiling stains.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Future House, Nick Offerman (#1514H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Kevin heads to Los Angeles to visit comedian Nick Offerman and tour his woodworking shop. Ross Trethewey takes the pulse of a home's energy consumption using new technology in Future House. And Richard makes a dish soap blunder, on purpose.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Water Heat, Panels, Astronaut (#1515H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

An indirect route to solve a hot water problem-Richard helps a father of two make bath time fun again. Tom uses molding to spruce up a dining room in Cincinnati. To infinity and beyond-Kevin welcomes a former NASA astronaut to the barn to talk tools.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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.