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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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 28, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 28, 2016 -- 4:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 2, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 3, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 28, 2016 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 29, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 29, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 29, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 2, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 2, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 3, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 4, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 4, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 9, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 9, 2016 -- 4:00pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 4, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 5, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 5, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 9, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 -- 5:00am 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 5, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 6, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 6, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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, Oct 6, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 7, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 7, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 11, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 11, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 15, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 16, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 16, 2016 -- 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 11, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 12, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 12, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 16, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 -- 5:00am 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 12, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 13, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 13, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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: Thu, Oct 13, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 18, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 18, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 22, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 23, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 23, 2016 -- 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: Tue, Oct 18, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 19, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 19, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 23, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 5:00am 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: Wed, Oct 19, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 20, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 20, 2016 -- 4:00pm 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: Thu, Oct 20, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 21, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 21, 2016 -- 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: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 25, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 25, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 29, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 30, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 30, 2016 -- 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, Oct 25, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 26, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 26, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 30, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 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, Oct 26, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 27, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 27, 2016 -- 4:00pm 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: Thu, Oct 27, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 28, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 28, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Fire Fighter Training (#409) Duration: 26:14 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: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • early Mon 9/26: planned KQEH/DT54 Over the Air outage

      UPDATE: This morning’s maintenance took place at 8:36am, with the signal restored at 8:45am. (DT54-1 through DT54-5) At some point early Monday morning Sept 26th (before 9am), the KQEH transmitter will be turned off for about 10 minutes for maintenance. Because of the short duration, most TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter […]

    • early Tues 9/13: KQEH DT54 (KQED Plus) planned overnight outage

      UPDATE: power was restored at 6:45am Tuesday. Most TVs will restore the channels automatically, but a few viewers may need to do a rescan. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (DT54-1 through 54-5) late Monday/early Tuesday 9/13 The DT54 Over the Air signal will be […]

    • Mon 8/01: DT9 Over the Air PSIP outage (apx 8:30am-2:30pm)

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:30pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9-1, 9-2 & 9-3 again. – – – – – (DT9-1, 9-2 & 9-3) BACKGROUND: the PSIP information line in our Over the Air signal stopped again this morning. So while we were still transmitting programming on our three channels, they […]

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 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

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KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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