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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: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 4:00pm

Penguins (#708) Duration: 27:27 STEREO TVG

Did you know that some penguins can live in warm weather? Join host Joel Greene as he visits the Aquarium of the Pacific to learn all about Magellenic Penguins. He gets to watch them swim and listen to the loud noises they make. He even gets to pet and feed them!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 5:00am

Making Fabric (#801H) Duration: 27:12 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how wool fabric is made? Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene as he travels to the Pendleton Factory to follow the process as wool is weaved into fabric.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Maui Adventure (#802H) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG

The Curiosity Quest crew travels to the Hawaiian Island of Maui to learn about Hawaiian culture, wind surfing and lavender fields.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Making Sugar (#803H) Duration: 26:55 STEREO TVG

Did you know that sugar cane stalks can reach up to 30 feet high? Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene AND contest winner Jake as they tour the sugar cane fields and factory in Maui, Hawaii to learn how sugar is made.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Spiders (#804H) Duration: 27:03 STEREO TVG

Did you know that spiders are found of every continent of the world except for Antarctica? Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene visits the Natural History Museum to learn all about various types of spiders and even some venomous ones.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Olives (#805H) Duration: 25:53 STEREO TVG

Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene as he visits the Graber Olive factory - which has been making olives for over 100 years. This episode follows the olives from the tree and explores the process of curing and canning olives for consumption.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Making Tools (#806H) Duration: 24:57 STEREO TVG

Did you know that multi-tools are fairly new to consumers? In this episode, Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene visits the Leatherman tool factory to learn how they conceptualize and create the famous multi-tools.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Making Boots (#807H) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how boots are made? The Curiosity Quest crew travels to the Danner Boot Factory to learn how leather gets cut, stretched and stamped into a brand new pair of boots.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Skateboard Making (#808H) Duration: 26:27 STEREO TVG

Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene, visits a Huntington Beach, California skateboard manufacturer to learn how they hand-make skateboards and talk directly to the owners about the skateboarding lifestyle.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Bird Training (#809H) Duration: 26:24 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how birds in a live bird show are trained? The Curiosity Quest crew visits a zoo with an awesome bird show stadium to watch the amazing feats the birds can complete and hear directly from the trainers about how these birds are trained.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Behind The Scenes (#810H) Duration: 25:42 STEREO TVG

A common question that the Curiosity Quest crew receives is, "How do you make the show?" So we pulled together behind the scenes footage from host Joel Greene and the crew as they travels around the U.S. to create new episodes of Curiosity Quest.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Rugby (#104) Duration: 26:59 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rugby? Just think of a blend of football and soccer. Girls and boys, from 4 years old, run Joel ragged around the "pitch" and coach him about this fast-paced, exciting sport that is becoming more popular with America's youth.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Recycling (#105) Duration: 26:13 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables when you throw them away? CQ explores a Burrtec Waste Recycling plant to investigate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Pottery (#106) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel and 7 year old, Breana as they mold together a masterpiece episode. While they shape, form, build and paint ceramics, co-host, Elizabeth ensures that Joel wears most of his work!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Police Helicopter (#107) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Fly high with Joel as he explores an aerial view of the Inland Empire with the Ontario Police Department. Sergeant Schneider and Corporal Weidner give us a glimpse into the life of a police helicopter pilot.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 27, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Home Building (#108) Duration: 26:29 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Most of us live in one, but do you know how it was built? Join Joel and J.D. Pierce as they lay down the blue prints for the home building process.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Money (#109) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel as he withdraws a wealth of information from PFF Bank & Trust about protecting money. Travel with the armored car and explore the bank on this interest-laden episode.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 25, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Legoland (#110) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

CQ pieces together the answers to how legos are constructed. Joel and author of the "Quest Letter", Andrew venture into the world of model building and enjoy the facinating rides at Legoland!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 25, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Habitat 4 Humanity/Diabetes Walk (#111) Duration: 26:15 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder what you can do for your community? Whether you are a child or an adult, you can get involved! Joel explores various organizations where you can make a difference.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 29, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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

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Wave 157

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Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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