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Memory of Water - Part 1 (#201Z) Duration: 47:12 STEREO

Lyvedon Manor is both a source of pride and a financial drain for Martin Frazer and his wife Suzanne. Martin, a barrister, hires Rosemary and Laura to restore his walled garden, which has fallen into disrepair. It's a big job, but there is a ready source of cheap labor - the inmates of the local prison. Rosemary is nervous about working with ex-cons, and her suspicions are confirmed when Martin's cousin Jim is found drowned in a nearby river. As Laura and Rosemary struggle to bring the garden back to life, events take a mysterious turn when just before the Coroner's Inquest into his death, cousin Jim is seen alive again.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 10:30pm
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 4:30am

Memory of Water - Part 2 (#202Z) Duration: 47:17 STEREO

Lyvedon Manor is both a source of pride and a financial drain for Martin Frazer and his wife Suzanne. Martin, a barrister, hires Rosemary and Laura to restore his walled garden, which has fallen into disrepair. It's a big job, but there is a ready source of cheap labor - the inmates of the local prison. Rosemary is nervous about working with ex-cons, and her suspicions are confirmed when Martin's cousin Jim is found drowned in a nearby river. As Laura and Rosemary struggle to bring the garden back to life, events take a mysterious turn when just before the Coroner's Inquest into his death, cousin Jim is seen alive again.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 4:30am Remind me

Orpheus in the Undergrowth (#203Z) Duration: 46:59 STEREO

Laura and Rosemary are brought in by old friend Julia Moore to design a memorial garden, based on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Julia is housing Laura's distraught daughter Helena, in a flat overlooking the communal square gardens where Laura and Rosemary are working. Helena is angry with her mother, thinking that she is responsible for her marriage break-up, and Laura is keen on healing the rift. But family matters are put on hold when Jeremy Pearson, another tenant of Julia's, is found dead in the communal garden. Tensions between neighbors and clues about Jeremy's alcoholism surface as the work that Rosemary and Laura carry out on the garden is vandalized nightly.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 4:30am Remind me

They Understand Me In Paris (#204Z) Duration: 47:02 STEREO

Rosemary's old school friend Dorothy has invited the gardeners to her French Riviera house, Villa Glavany, to help restore the 150-year-old garden to its former glory before re-opening it to the public. However, one of Dorothy's neighbors, James Pretty, is strongly opposed to the impending arrival of hordes of visitors, and Laura and Rosemary realize their task will be controversial. Events take a dramatic turn when Dorothy's husband Kasper is found dead, a valuable piece of silverware is stolen, and James Pretty believes he witnessed the crime.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 10:45pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 4:45am Remind me

The Invisible Worm (#205Z) Duration: 47:00 STEREO

Stagford Lodge Prep School is full of tradition, and classics master Richard Oakley intends to keep it that way, despite the efforts of the current Headmaster, Quentin Marshall, to drag the school into the 21st century. Quentin's wife, Eleanor, hires Rosemary and Laura to investigate why the school's newly planted roses are dying. Richard invites the ladies to the annual Night of the Stag, a long-held school ritual involving a member of staff, dressed as a stag, and the ritual humiliation of another teacher. But the festivities are brought to an abrupt end by the death of Simon Todd, the shy geography teacher. Are the dying roses and the mystery of Simon's death connected? Our lady gardeners find the intrigue beneath the school's surface respectability much more intense than first appearances suggest.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 10:45pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 4:45am Remind me

The Gongoozlers (#206Z) Duration: 47:00 STEREO

Gavin Patterson is anxious to restore the ratings of his TV garden make-over show and has enlisted Quinnie Dorell to add a new dimension to the series. But Quinnie's knowledge of gardening is slight (her expertise is yachting), so Rosemary and Laura agree to help her with some specialist advice. When Rosemary falls from a viewing tower in an accident that was probably intended for Quinnie, and visiting journalist Rosie FitzCarron is found dead in the secluded lake, it is clear that the cut-throat world of TV personalities may have taken a more serious turn.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 10:50pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 4:50am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Italian Rapscallion (#207Z) Duration: 47:03 STEREO

Emma Standish is opening her restaurant on the Ligurian coast of Italy, and Rosemary and Laura are way behind in their preparation of the surrounding garden. The ladies find the pace of life here is hard to hurry, and local fixer Fabrizio Biaggi insists a visit to the glorious Giardini Tremonti will inspire them all. Their guided tour is brought to an abrupt halt, however, when one of their party, Janice Alexander, is found dead, while the others indulge in the local food and wine. Fabrizio is arrested but Emma insists Rosemary and Laura must prove him innocent. Matters are further complicated when Dr Llewellyn's daughter Celia is discovered not to be the model she claims, but really practicing the 'oldest profession'. And the restaurant preparation is further interrupted when retired Foreign Office diplomat Sir Basil Slavinski is also found dead at the bottom of his cliff-top garden, with the Mediterranean lapping at his feet.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 25, 2017 -- 10:45pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 4:45am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

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

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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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