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Invasive Species: Asian Carp (#511H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Investigate how invasive Asian carp are destroying the Mississippi River system and threatening the Great Lakes. Learn how a destructive invasive fish has had an unexpectedly positive effect on the Lake Erie Water Snake. And find out how San Francisco Bay became the most invaded estuary in the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 1:00pm
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 7:30pm
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 8:30am
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 12:30pm
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 5:00pm

Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct, Night Sky (#512H) Duration: 26:19 STEREO TVG

Discover how a multi-billion dollar engineering project is earthquake-proofing the water supply for millions of Bay Area residents. QUEST visits a research facility in North Carolina where scientists are preserving the history of astronomical photography, one plate at a time. And learn why Nebraska photographer Mike Forsberg travelled across the Great Plains to portray the wild species and habitats of "flyover country."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 9, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 9, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

X-Ray Microscope / Astrophotography (#605H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Meet the Bay Area scientists who have developed an amazing new microscope that uses X-rays to generate 3D views of cells. Then, learn why UC Berkeley researchers are using geckos, insects and other animals as inspiration for the design of new products. Plus, see the deep space astrophotography of Rogelio Bernal Andreo.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 22, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 22, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Black Holes/Stanford's Camera Traps (#607H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

Hunt for black holes with NASA's new space telescope that uses X-ray vision to try and unlock the secrets of these invisible space oddities. Then, find out what's being done about the alarming amount of plastic that is collecting in the Pacific Ocean. And, uncover the secret lives of animals through motion-activated cameras at Stanford's Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 29, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 29, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Deep Water Corals/Uganda Chimps (#603H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

Travel thousands of feet below the ocean's surface to explore fragile deep sea corals off the California coast. Meet Bay Area engineers creating detailed virtual records of the world's great monuments, including their realistic recreation of the Mexican ruins of Chichen Itza. Plus, discover the Oakland Zoo's efforts to protect chimpanzees from illegal poaching in Uganda.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 31, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me

Amazing Jellies & Siphonophores / From Waste to Watts (#408H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Learn about the glowing, gelatinous animals - jellyfish and siphonophores - that populate Monterey Bay; and find out how San Francisco's gourmet restaurants are turning leftovers into green electricity.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 2, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me

Monitoring Marine Protected Areas (#510H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

QUEST takes to the high seas with researcher Dirk Rosen to study the underwater world off California's coast. Overfishing and environmental impacts have threatened some ocean areas, so state officials established "no fishing zones" to protect these fragile marine ecosystems and help fish populations rebound. But are they working?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 2, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Saving Condors (#803H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explore a promising new effort to help save California's endangered condors. Also in this episode, find out how scientists are discovering billions of planets like Earth; learn how sleep helps wash toxic gunk from our brains; and take a dive into the ocean's twilight zone where hundreds of never-before-seen creatures dwell.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 9, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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Disappearing Starfish Mystery (#804H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Go behind the scenes with biologists investigating a mysterious disease killing millions of West Coast starfish; discover the surprising health benefits from eating dark chocolate; and find out how a high-tech rover is searching for ancient life on Mars. Also, meet a man on a mission to uncover the amazing secrets of the spider web.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 16, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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Silicon Valley Goes to Space (#806H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From space tourism to mining the moon to companies building rocket ships to ferry NASA astronauts into space, a new wave of commercialization is shaking up the $300 billion global space industry. But are there new risks when space is no longer the exclusive domain of big governments?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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The Heat Is On Napa Wines (#807H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Discover why the wines we drink may change as the climate warms; how tsunamis of the past could help us protect ourselves in the future; and how a high-tech tool can map hidden sources of water. And, meet an artist who brings the beauty of botany to life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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

All HD programs

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