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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Short Door, Grow Herbs (#1422H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Too short, crooked and upside down. Watch Tom use his expertise and artistry to repair an antique door. Roger gets the dirt on growing edible herbs indoors. See Richard solve the mystery of the disappearing toilet water.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 1:30pm
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me

Deck Lighting, Fireplaces (#1423H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Looking for illumination in Texas, watch Scott jazz up a deck with festive lighting. Enchanting and efficient, see Kevin show off the most desirable fireplace options. Landscape designer Jenn Nawada digs up the best tools for first-time gardeners.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me

Nick Offerman, Pipe Shelf (#1424H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Actor Nick Offerman brings his woodworking expertise to the barn and "What Is It?" See Tom take a chapter from Richard's playbook by creating a steel pipe shelf in "Build It." Landscape designer Jenn Nawada helps construct a pond-less waterfall.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me

Murphy Door, House Hydrant (#1425H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tom's working his magic in Salem; see him transform a bookshelf into a secret passage. No more leaky spigot. Watch Richard install an outdoor house hydrant that eliminates drips. And Scott reveals it only takes two tools for most electrical work.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me

Doorbell, Home Gym, Pipes (#1426H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tom and Kevin head to Montana to build a home gym for a wounded Navy Seal. The sound of silence, see Scott bring the noise back to a faulty doorbell. Richard's got your number. Watch him explain how 22 and 45 play an important role under your sink.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Classroom Garden, House Fan (#1401H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Tom keep things cool on the West Coast with a whole house fan installation. Then follow Roger and Jenn as they work with students to liven up a school's garden. Richard explains new water heater regulations.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Garage Power, Chainsaw Safety (#1402H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG

From chaps to eye protection, watch Roger and Kevin go over the dos and dont's of chainsaw use. See Scott work with a homeowner to improve the electrical connection to a garage. Tom helps a new mom by silencing squeaky floors in her baby's room.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Driveway Patch, Shaker Table (#1403H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG

A driveway pothole is more than meets the eye for Roger. See what he found and how he patches it. Watch Tom and Kevin get a history lesson from the Shakers to build a nightstand and see Scott dust off an old railroad lantern and give it new life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Renewable Energy (#1404H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG

Watch Richard and Kevin investigate mechanical rooms on their trip to Germany and explain why the country is a world leader in energy efficiency. Follow Kevin's return to the states to help Ross install a residential wind turbine in Texas.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

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 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too