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Build It, Lighting, Mousetrap (#1516H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nothing beats leftovers-Tom and Kevin use scrap heart pine to make a cutting board in "Build It." Scott transforms an overly bright room with LEDs. It's a trap! Roger takes the bait and shows off the best ways to prevent mice. Also, "What is it?"

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 30, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Kentucky Lawn, Chandelier (#1517H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Bluegrass and beyond - Roger travels to Kentucky for tips on lawn care. Watch Scott raise a homeowner's spirits and her chandelier by installing a motorized lift. It can be a puzzling tool, but Tom pieces together a tutorial on the jigsaw.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Passage Set, Landscape (#1518H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Inspiration from the past - landscape designer Jenn Nawada uses a historic plan to revive a homeowner's back yard. Watch Tom replace an inactive door handle with a passage set and Richard go back in time for a lesson on the evolution of plumbing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Water Heater, Storm Door (#1519H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

See Tom make a house more energy efficient while adding a special treat for the homeowner's dog. Second time's the charm - Richard revisits a home to replace an out-of-order hybrid water heater. Ross Trethewey shows off voice recognition technology.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Build It, Cable Lighting (#1520H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tom and Kevin are ready to bring the family together with a home message center in Build It. Scott brightens up a room by adding cable-powered fixtures. And Richard shares an emotional story about the need for carbon monoxide detectors.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Water Filter, Fire Pit, Wood (#1521H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Not so tasty - see Richard help a homeowner improve her drinking water with a whole house filter. Jenn Nawada creates a backyard sanctuary with a patio and granite fire pit. Watch Tom explain the differences between soft and hard wood.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 30, 2017 -- 2:30pm 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.