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Soup Without Sharks (#805H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explore the environmental and cultural impacts of California's new ban on shark fin sales; discover how innovative engineering is improving the lives of refugee women in Darfur; and meet the first woman to travel to space as a working scientist.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 1:00pm
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

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, Dec 14, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
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Wind Energy Vs. Eagles (#902H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Biologists study golden eagle behavior in the Altamont Pass to keep wind turbines out of their way. Doctors work to better diagnose concussions. And efforts are underway to rid San Francisco Bay of poisonous mercury.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
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Life of a Raindrop (#903H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Researchers explore the secret life of raindrops to help preserve our clean water supplies. Bay Area physicists created ground-breaking particle accelerators to discover what's inside the atom. And a look in a tide pool reveals a colorful menagerie.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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Giant Sequoias Face Drought (#904H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Researchers climb giant sequoias to save the iconic trees from drought. The Hayward Fault is overdue for a huge quake. And your taste buds connect what you eat to your memories and emotions.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Dive with Elephant Seals (#905H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Biologists use high-tech tags to learn where elephant seals feed. A Nobel-winning physicist in Berkeley studies stars that died billions of years ago to map the history of the universe. And engineers retrofit a major reservoir supplying the Bay Area.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Deep Water Corals/Uganda Chimps (#603H) Duration: 26:20 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.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Self-Driving Cars: The Road Ahead (#901H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Self-driving cars are no longer the stuff of science fiction. Audi, Google, Tesla and other companies are taking dozens of prototype vehicles onto the road in California and other states. But before they can take off with consumers, big hurdles need to be overcome.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 21, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Next Meal: Engineering Food (#701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Discover how genetically engineered crops are made, their pros and cons, and what the future might hold for research and regulations such as labeling. In a half-hour special, QUEST Northern California explores genetically engineered crops in the wake of Proposition 37, the November 2012 initiative that would have required foods containing genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled in California.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 25, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • 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.

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

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