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Turandot (#1006H) Duration: 2:25:46 SRND51 TVPG

Hear Swedish soprano Nina Stemme sing the demanding title role of Puccini's Chinese ice princess, with Anita Hartig as the angelic slave girl Liu and Marco Berti as Calaf. Paolo Carignani conducts Franco Zeffirelli's spectacular 1987 production.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Idomeneo (#1107H) Duration: 3:25:46 SRND51 TVPG

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

La Traviata (#1109H) Duration: 2:26:46 SRND51 TVPG

Hear Sonya Yoncheva sing the tragic courtesan Violetta in Verdi's classic, with Michael Fabiano as her ardent lover Alfredo and Thomas Hampson as his disapproving father Germont, in a revival of Willy Decker's staging conducted by Nicola Luisotti.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Der Rosenkavalier (#1110H) Duration: 3:25:56 SRND51 TV14-SD

The Met's first new production since 1969 of Strauss's rich, romantic masterpiece stars Renee Fleming in one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite El?na Garan?a as Octavian, the impulsive young title character, on Great Performances at the Met.

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  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg (#905H) Duration: 4:54:46 SRND51 TVPG

James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy-back at the Met for the first time in eight years-about a group of Renaissance "master singers" whose song contest unites a city. Johan Reuter, Johan Botha, and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art.

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  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Macbeth (#902H) Duration: 2:54:46 SRND51 TVPG

Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Zeljko Lucic's doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble's chilling production of Verdi's masterful adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy also stars Joseph Calleja as the noble Macduff and Rene Pape as Banquo. Fabio Luisi conducts.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Otello (#1002H) Duration: 2:56:46 SRND51 TVPG

See new staging of Verdi's masterpiece, conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin and directed by Bartlett Sher, with Aleksandrs Antonenko as the tormented Moor of Venice, with Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona and Zeljko Lucic as Otello's sinister rival, Iago.

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  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.