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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 World: Sat, Aug 29, 2015 -- 1:00pm
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 29, 2015 -- 7:30pm
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 8:30am
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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.

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.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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?

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 2, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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
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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
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  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 1:00pm 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?

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 1:00pm 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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Bikes, Bugs and Fashionistas (#708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Go behind the scenes with a North Carolina inventor building sun-powered "carcycles;" meet an Ohio engineer transforming flies into fishmeal; and visit a Nebraska textile engineer converting corn husks into fashion.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 7, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Wolves, Seeds and Snapshots (#709H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Discover why wolves and other feared predators in Washington state are an essential part of the ecosystem; find out how saving seeds in the Midwest is preserving food diversity; and meet a Great Plains photographer documenting the wild nature of our iconic landscapes.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 14, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Episode #901 Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 28, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • 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 […]

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