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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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 4:00pm

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: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 5:00am 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: Sun, May 24, 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
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 29, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 1, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 2, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 2, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 7, 2015 -- 4:00pm 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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 2, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 3, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 3, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 6, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 7, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Alaskan Adventure (#603) Duration: 25:25 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Travel with Joel Greene and the crew to Alaska for this adventure. Watch as Joel learns about a massive glacier, gets up close to a real black bear, and spots humpback and killer whales off the shore.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Toothpaste (#604) Duration: 24:52 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wondered how toothpaste helps fight cavities? Join Joel Greene as he ventures through the Tom's of Maine facility to learn how toothpaste is made.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 8, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 9, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 9, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 14, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Dig This Construction Fun (#605) Duration: 26:27 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wanted to operate a bulldozer or excavator? Dig This in Las Vegas allows Joel to hop in the driver seat to dig trenches, teeter on the top of dirt mounds, and even play basketball with these awesome machines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 9, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 10, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 10, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 13, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 14, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Drum Sticks (#606) Duration: 25:45 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join in this episode as Joel and professional child drummer Cole Marcus travel through the Vic Firth manufacturing facility to learn how drum sticks are made. Watch as Cole tries to teach Joel drumming tips and technique.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 10, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 11, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 11, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Mushrooms (#607) Duration: 27:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wondered how mushrooms are grown? Follow Joel Greene and the CQ crew as they travel through the Monterey Mushrooms facility to learn how these fungi are grown.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 11, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 12, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 12, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Braille Publisher (#608) Duration: 25:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know that Braille is a form of print that helps blind people read? Join Joel Greene as he learns how a Braille publisher makes Braille books.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 15, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 16, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 16, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 21, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Bed Making (#609) Duration: 26:35 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Most of us sleep on one every night, but have you ever wondered how beds are made? Follow the CQ crew and Joel Greene as the venture through the Banner Mattress facility to learn how beds are stitched and sewn together one by one.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 16, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 17, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 17, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 20, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 21, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Dog Sledding (#610) Duration: 25:50 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wondered how dog sled teams practice in the summertime? Venture through this episode as we visit a dog sled camp as they demonstrate how these incredible creatures stay fit in between dog sled races.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 17, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 18, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 18, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Mirrors (#701) Duration: 25:10 STEREO TVG

Mirror mirror on the wall - please tell us how you are made. Join Joel and contest winner, Genna on this unique episode to answer the winning quest letter about how mirrors are made. Greene and Genna travel to North Carolina to experience the fascinating process of mirror making.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 18, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 19, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 19, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Goat Farming (#702) Duration: 25:53 STEREO TVG

Did you know that goats are great swimmers but hate to get wet? Join host Joel Greene on this entertaining quest to learn all about goat farming and how goat cheese is made. Be sure and keep an eye out for the sneaky goat that tried to eat our microphone!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 22, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 23, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 23, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 28, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Race Car Building (#703) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how race cars can go so fast? Or how they are built? Tune in as host Joel Greene ventures through the JR Motorsports facility in NC to experience what it's like to sit in a race car and learn all about the extensive process and testing they must go through in order to hit the track.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 23, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 27, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 28, 2015 -- 5:00am 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: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 25, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 25, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Ice Sculpting (#705) Duration: 25:12 STEREO TVG

Did you know that hot water freezes faster than cold water? Join host Joel Greene as he learns the art of ice sculpting. Experience the freezing temperatures that must be regulated in order to create these masterful creations.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 25, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 26, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 26, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Banjo Making (#706) Duration: 25:21 STEREO TVG

Did you know that banjos are made of three other instruments? Join host Joel Greene as he learns how banjos are made. Joel learns all about what gives the banjos that unique sound.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 29, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 30, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 30, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Corn Chips (#707) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Can you guess how many pieces of corn are in one corn chip? Join host Joel Greene on this tasty episode as he visits a factory to learn how corn chips are made.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 30, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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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