Upcoming Broadcasts:

Queen of the Sun (#701H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVPG

This engaging and ultimately uplifting look at the global bee crisis weaves a heartfelt story of the struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world including Michael Pollan, Gunther Hauk and Vandana Shiva. They take us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive. (Adapted for Public Television from the multi-award-winning feature film: "Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?")

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 20, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Terra Firma (#702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Who goes to war and who returns? Since it began, over 280,000 women have been sent to the Middle East to serve in the War on Terror. TERRA FIRMA weaves together the stories of three female veterans who were deployed to Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. Through intimate interviews, they share their motivations for joining the service, their experiences as females in the military, and the impact of war on their lives. After struggling for years with combat related PTSD they have each found ways to heal their hidden wounds through farming. "I can't fight in wars anymore but I can fight hunger, and I can be a hero to my community by being a farmer." (many film festival awards including Best of Fest and Best Food Film)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 20, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me

School's Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten (#703H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

No classroom for these kindergarteners. In a suburb of Zurich, Switzerland, children go to kindergarten in the woods every day, no matter what the weatherman says. This eyeopening film looks into the important question of what it is that children need at that age. There is laughter, beauty and amazement in the process of finding out. (many film festival awards including Best Educational Film and Best Documentary Short)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 27, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Nature's Orchestra (#704H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVPG

Musician and renowned nature sound scientist Bernie Krause leads a soundscape expedition to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It is spring. Along with animal voices including migratory bird songs, the barking of a fox, and a grizzly's sniff, the expedition records the melting of permafrost and other evidence of climate change. Find out why Bernie's sound work is profoundly important.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 27, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

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

KQED DTV Channels



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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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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