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Challenge Course (#312) Duration: 26:45 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel and Adriano and learn what it's like to take a ride on the challenge course zip line. Get ready to face your fear of heights!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 18, 2015 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 19, 2015 -- 5:00am

Pianos (#311) Duration: 27:36 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Watch as CQ contest winner Dorothy joins Joel at the Steinway & Sons factory in New York to learn how pianos are made. She really is a very talented piano player!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 19, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Cranberries (#402) Duration: 26:09 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Join Joel as he visits a cranberry bog in Wisconsin to learn how cranberries are harvested. Watch as Joel encounters the cold Wisconsin weather and wades through the flooded cranberry fields to help.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 20, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 21, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 21, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 26, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Karate (#403) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this high intensity quest where he learns from Sensei Mark how karate is done. Watch as he gets "initiated" and earns his very first black stripe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 21, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 22, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 22, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 26, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Arena Floor (#404) Duration: 25:56 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this quest as he learns how a basketball court can become an ice hockey floor. Grab your jackets and watch as the transformation occurs at an amazing speed.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 22, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Safety Training (#405) Duration: 25:39 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys to Oregon where he joins a boat safety class to learn what to do just in case he needs to abandon ship. Watch as Joel jumps in his safety suit and learns how to board the small raft.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Guide Dogs (#406) Duration: 25:59 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know, there are more than 1,000 families raising guide dog puppies throughout the Western states of the USA?? Join Joel on this amazing quest as he learns what it is like to depend on a guide dog.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 27, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 28, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 28, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 3, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Snow Making (#407) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this freezing quest as he learns how snow can be "man-made." Watch this early morning action as he tours the mountain in a snow cat.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 28, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 29, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 29, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, May 2, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 3, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Cakes (#408) Duration: 26:18 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how to make designer cakes. Watch as he eats his way through his lessons and joins a cake maker to create a yummy masterpiece.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 29, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 30, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 30, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Fire Fighter Training (#409) Duration: 26:15 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it takes to become a fire fighter. Watch as he carries a water hose, runs into a burning building, and puts out a fire.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 30, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Go Karts (#102) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Joel meets 7 year old, racing champ, Wyatt, at the California Speedway. He along with other racers rev Joel up on the stops and starts of go-kart racing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Pizza (#410) Duration: 25:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this flavorful quest as he learns how to make pizza from start to finish. Watch as Joel and the CQ crew designs their very own CQ pizza and offer it to patrons at John's Incredible Pizza.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 4, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Harlem Globetrotters (#411) Duration: 25:30 STEREO TVG

Join the crew on this quest to learn what it takes to create each episode. This behind the scenes episode documents our journey through the challenges, bloopers and fun that we experienced during this season.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, May 9, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Rock Climbing (#412) Duration: 26:10 STEREO TVG

Join Joel on this adventurous quest as he learns what it takes to become a rock climber. Watch as he attempts to climb the treacherous walls of Red Rock Climbing Center.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Cheeses (#413) Duration: 24:23 STEREO TVG

Join Joel as learns about the variety of cheeses Wisconsin has to offer. Hold your breath as he makes his way through the only Limburger factory in the US, samples the creamy taste of gruyere, and crumbles feta cheese.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Horseback Riding (#501) Duration: 26:18 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel as he hits the wild wild west trails on a horseback adventure. Watch as Joel's nerves hit the peak, as his vibrant horse, Domino, takes him for a gallop.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Bakery (#502) Duration: 26:10 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Bike Making (#503) Duration: 25:30 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Cheerleading (#504) Duration: 27:04 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Moonridge Animal Park (#505) Duration: 26:55 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the CQ crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 18, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Movie Animatronics (#506) Duration: 27:03 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak peak into all the hard work that goes into making creatures come to life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Orange Packing (#507) Duration: 25:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how Oranges are grown, sorted and packaged to be shipped across the world. Watch as Joel takes on the duty of orange picking with a 50 pound bag strapped to him.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Gentle Giants Rescue (#508) Duration: 25:44 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this giant adventure as he visits the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions to learn all about large-breed dogs. These dogs may tower over Joel, but they are full of kindness and sloppy kisses.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Mrs. Fields Cookies (#509) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this sweet quest to the Mrs. Fields cookie gifting facility in Utah to learn how they make their famous, and delicious cookies. Watch as Joel displays his lack of skill when it comes to the fine art of baking.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 25, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 31, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Plate Making (#510) Duration: 25:45 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this unique quest to learn how plastic and foam plates are made. We've all used and seen these products, now get a behind-the-scenes look at how they are transformed.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 27, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 27, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, May 30, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 31, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Bowling Balls (#511) Duration: 25:43 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join the CQ crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 27, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 28, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 28, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Salmon Hatchery (#512) Duration: 25:11 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel and the CQ crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 28, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 29, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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XFINITY 189

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XFINITY 190

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