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Embracing The Backyard (#1304H) Duration: 27:48 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

With more and more people doing "Stay-Cations" it makes sense to put a little time and effort into your outdoor living space. A little grilling, a little relaxing and a few chickens. Come on... Did you really think P. Allen Smith would do a show about embracing the backyard and NOT have chickens?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

Escape to the Garden (#1305H) Duration: 27:07 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Stress is a small word that can have big effects in terms of our health and overall well-being. Did you know the American Institute of Stress says 80% of workers feel stress on the job and nearly half of all workers say they need help learning how to manage stress? Never fear. Escape to the garden with P. Allen Smith as he shares his garden stress relievers including yoga poses specifically designed for gardeners.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

The Unusual (#1306H) Duration: 26:07 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

We grow accustomed to things we see every day, the things we're comfortable with. But it's a good exercise to go beyond our comfort zones and explore things that are a little unusual. From unique planters, obscure wall hangings or a pizza topped with a fried egg, this episode explores the uncommon and unconventional.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

Kids, Kids and More Kids (#1307H) Duration: 27:27 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Kids and broccoli aren't traditionally a match, but studies show that if you teach children how to grow vegetables, they are more likely to eat it. Learning about their food sources will also lead to healthier lifestyles as they grow up. That's why P. Allen Smith is a big advocate of getting kids in the garden. Plus, meet some kids who are raising chickens in the city and learn how to design a kids room that easily adapts to their changing styles.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

Small Spaces (#1308H) Duration: 27:29 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Small spaces can be a challenge to make comfortable and stylish but P. Allen Smith has some ideas you can use for any area, indoors or out. Watch as Allen offers suggestions to a helpless romantic in setting up a spa getaway for his wife. Plus, we'll travel to New York City and see how one designer has created a beautiful garden on her balcony. No matter what the size of your space, there's always a creative solution.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 4, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

Anyone Can Do It (#1309H) Duration: 26:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Getting started on a gardening or decorating project can be intimidating to some people if you don't know where to begin. That's ok, because today P. Allen Smith is going to hold your hand and help you through every step. We'll learn the top five, first-time gardener mistakes, see someone with a black thumb turn it green and understand when it's time to call in reinforcements.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Flower Power (#1310H) Duration: 27:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This episode is all about flowers and how they have the power to lift our spirits and add personality to our homes. P. Allen Smith shows us how to grow some of his favorites for arrangements and how to let loose and not try to be so perfect in the garden.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Washington Was Here (#1311H) Duration: 27:09 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Step back in time with P. Allen Smith as he travels back to 18th century Williamsburg to see just how George Washington and other Virginians would have lived (and eaten) in Pre-Revolutionary War time. He'll walk in the shoes of an 18th century middling to meet some colorful characters that talk about the gardens, kitchens and their way of life. You'll even get a taste of our first president's favorite dish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me

Extremes (#1312H) Duration: 26:17 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Look up in the sky... it's a bird, it's a plane... nope. It's an episode of Garden Home all about extremes! Today P. Allen Smith covers both ends of the spectrum. Topics range from plants that love the heat to plants that thrive in water. We'll also see some extreme decorating ideas that feel right at home in the Garden Home Cottage.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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

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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