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Upcoming Broadcasts:

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, Mar 29, 2017 -- 7:00pm
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 30, 2017 -- 1:00am
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

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 9: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 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, Apr 12, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

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, Apr 19, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
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.