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Water Bottling (#113) Duration: 26:29 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder where bottled water comes from? Joel pours through a water bottling company to get a refreshing view of the industry that wants to quench your thirst. Watch as Joel drinks more water on this episode that most people drink in one week!

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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 5:00am

Tiger Rescue (#112) Duration: 27:01 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Meet Michael Jackson's tiger, Thriller, as Tippy Hendren takes us on an excursion through her Tiger infested rescue facility. Come prowl with CQ on this adventure to unleash the world of big cats.

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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 4:00pm

Hot Air Balloons (#203) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Joel is a little nervous about this episode. Join CQ to watch Joel fly high across the land in a basket attached to a very large balloon!

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Boy Scouts (#204) Duration: 26:23 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

What are boy scouts all about? Watch this episode to find out if Joel can earn his merit badge .

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Metro Link Trains (#205) Duration: 26:39 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wondered what a train engineer does? Join us to find out how those humongous steel trains are operated and maintained.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Roller Coasters (#206) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever ridden a roller coaster? Ever wondered how they stay on the tracks? Join Joel on this inquisitive quest to find out how roller coasters work and how they are tested for safety.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Skateboards (#207) Duration: 26:33 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this awesome quest to find out how skateboards are made. Watch as he is taught by professional skateboarders how to do tricks.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Rescue Dogs (#208) Duration: 26:33 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder how the people buried under the World Trade Center were found? Join us on this amazing quest to find out how dogs are trained to find and rescue injured people during natural disasters.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Police (#209) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel to find out what policemen do. Follow us, and officer Burton, as we discover the many awesome gadgets in the squad car and tour the police station where all the officers work.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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U.S. Postal Service (#210) Duration: 26:35 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder what happens to your mail after it is picked up from your mailbox? Join Joel as he follows a letter from a mailbox and goes behind the scenes at the United States Postal Service to find out what happens with our mail.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Construction Equipment (#211) Duration: 26:36 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder why we need such big equipment to construct buildings? Tune in to learn what heavy construction equipment is for and watch as Joel tries to drive a dirt roller.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Fender Guitars (#212) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Tune into this rockin' episode as Joel tours the Fender Guitar factory, with David Brown, to learn all he can about how guitars are made. Watch as Joel plays an original tune on a very expensive electric guitar - or so he thinks!

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Dolphins (#213) Duration: 26:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join us as contest winner, Nikki and her family, travel with the CQ crew to Dolphins Plus in the Florida Keys to find answers to her quest letter about training dolphins. Watch as Nikki and Joel get the chance to meet a real dolphin trainer and swim with dolphins and a sea lion!

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Snowboards (#301) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wondered how snowboards are made? Join Joel as he helps create the first ever CQ snowboard. And don't miss him shredding down the mountain for a test run!

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Von Dutch (#302) Duration: 24:58 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rev your engines and come along with us on this noisy adventure! Join Joel as he learns what it takes to create a custom chopper with the Von Dutch Custom Chopper crew.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Jelly Belly (#303) Duration: 26:38 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know that President Ronald Regan always had a bowl of Jelly Belly beans on his desk? Join on this quest to learn how these tasty treats are made.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Circus Vargas (#304) Duration: 26:42 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder what it's like to be a circus performer? Join Joel as he clowns around, learns to juggle and takes part in a Circus Vargas performance.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Ben and Jerry's (#305) Duration: 26:53 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Some of the tastiest ice cream flavors ever made have come from the Ben and Jerry's factory! Join Joel as he learns how ice cream is made and actually creates his very own ice cream flavor called Curiously Gooey Chewy Chocolate Chunk.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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: Mon, Aug 31, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 2, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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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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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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • 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.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 -- 11:00pm 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
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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
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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
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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
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    • 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 […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • 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 […]

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

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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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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