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Pet Grooming (#308) Duration: 26:19 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Americans love their animals so kids always wonder what happens when their pets off at the groomers. Join Joel as he gets hairy and wet with the K-9s and kittens.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Sandcastle (#309) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know the tallest sand castle measured over 31ft tall? Watch as Joel joins a sand castle building contest to learn what it takes to create a work of art in the sand.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 4, 2015 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 4, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Dw Drums (#307) Duration: 26:18 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wondered how drums make such cool sounds? Join Joel as he ventures through the Drum Workshop factory to learn all about drum making with woods from exotic places. And be sure not to miss out when he shows off his drummer skills!

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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Vermont Teddy Bear (#306) Duration: 25:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know that 40% of adults still have their childhood teddy bear? Join Joel as he turns the Vermont Teddy Bear factory inside out to learn what it takes to hand-make a stuffed teddy bear.

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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Motor Coach (#310) Duration: 23:09 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder how the humongous RV's are made? Join Joel as he ventures through the Country Coach factory to help assemble these fun recreational vehicles.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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!

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 8, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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!

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 9, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Chef (#313) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel as he learns all that it takes to become a chef from Tapa Meze's head chef, Colin Collville. Watch as the seasonings spice up this episode!

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Laymon's Candy (#101) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Partner Ken Laymon takes host, Joel Greene, on a grand tour of the Laymon's Candy Factory, where Joel discovers how to make some of Laymon's delicious candies, and of course, become an official taste-tester too!

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 20, 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.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 16, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 27, 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: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 5:00am 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: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 5:00am 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.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 4:00pm 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.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 30, 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.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 1, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 1, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Sport Fishing (#103) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Challenge Joel to catch a fish on this episodes sport fishing adventure. CQ explores the ocean blue from Dana Point Harbor where 12 year old Eric schools Joel on how to reel em' in.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 7, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 18, 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.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 13, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 17, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 5:00am 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.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 14, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 16, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 25, 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.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 20, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 21, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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!

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Behind The Scenes (#513) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join the CQ crew for this special "behind the scenes" episode created just for the fans. You will experience a fun and more personal look into what it's like to create this show. Hop in as we travel the US to answer your letters of curiosity.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 27, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me

Helicopter Making (#601) Duration: 25:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines - and then take them apart?

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 28, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Monterey Aquarium (#602) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel Greene and the crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 29, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • 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 […]

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

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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

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