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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: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 4:00pm
  • 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
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 4:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 29, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

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
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 25, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 3, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 4, 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
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 4, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 5, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

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
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Glass Blowing (#201) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know that glass blowing is when you blow into a long tube to expand glass? Tune in to find out more about glass blowing.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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Honeys (#202) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Beekeepers are the unsung heroes for those of us who love honey. Join Joel and co-host Melissa as they dive hands first into honeybee hives.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 5, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 6, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 6, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 6, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 7, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 7, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 12, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

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 .

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 7, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 8, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 8, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 8, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 9, 2016 -- 5:00am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 12, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 13, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 13, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 5:00am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 13, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 14, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 19, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 14, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 15, 2016 -- 5:00am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 15, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 -- 5:00am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 19, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 20, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 20, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 21, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 -- 5:00am 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 21, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 22, 2016 -- 5:00am 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: Thu, Sep 22, 2016 -- 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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 27, 2016 -- 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: Tue, Sep 27, 2016 -- 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: Wed, Sep 28, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Sep 29, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

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

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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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