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Investigation (#701H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Can acts of engagement and exploration be works of art in themselves? Leonardo Drew, Thomas Hirschhorn and Graciela Iturbide use their practices as tools for personal and intellectual discovery, simultaneously documenting and producing new realities in the process.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Secrets (#702H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

How do artists make the invisible visible? What hidden elements persist in their work? Elliott Hundley, Trevor Paglen and Arlene Shechet share some of the secrets that are intrinsic to their work.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Legacy (#703H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Why do we break with some traditions and perpetuate others? Tania Bruguera, Abraham Cruzvillegas and Wolfgang Laib use life experiences and family heritage to explore new aesthetic terrain.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Fiction (#704H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

What makes a compelling story? Exploring the virtues of ambiguity, Omer Fast, Katharina Grosse and Joan Jonas mix genres and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern not simply what stories mean, but how and why they come to have meaning.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Chicago (#801H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Featured are Nick Cave, who creates wearable objects blending fashion and movement; sculptor and urban planner Theaster Gates; Barbara Kasten, who makes photographs and video projections; and cartoonist Chris Ware, a pioneer of the graphic novel.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 20, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Mexico City (#802H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Featured are Damian Ortega, who makes sculptures from ordinary objects; Pedro Reyes, who designs solutions to social problems; Minerva Cuevas, who creates interventions in public space; and feature filmmaker Natalia Almada.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 21, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Los Angeles (#803H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Featured are Diana Thater's immersive video installations; Liz Larner's experimental abstract sculptures; Tala Madani, who skewers stereotypes in satirical paintings; and Edgar Arceneaux, who examines history through drawing and performance.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 27, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Vancouver (#804H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Featured are Liz Magor, who makes realistic casts of humble objects; Stan Douglas, who re-enacts historical moments through multimedia productions; Brian Jungen, who transforms consumer goods into sculptures; and renowned photographer Jeff Wall.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 28, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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