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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, Dec 7, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 4:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 5:00am 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: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 8, 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: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 9, 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: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 11, 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: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 4:00pm 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: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 5:00am 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: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 15, 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: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 16, 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: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 4:00pm 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: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 -- 5:00am 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: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 22, 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: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Rock Climbing (#412) Duration: 26:10 STEREO TVG

Join Joel on this adventurous quest as he learns what it takes to become a rock climber. Watch as he attempts to climb the treacherous walls of Red Rock Climbing Center.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Cheeses (#413) Duration: 24:23 STEREO TVG

Join Joel as learns about the variety of cheeses Wisconsin has to offer. Hold your breath as he makes his way through the only Limburger factory in the US, samples the creamy taste of gruyere, and crumbles feta cheese.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
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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: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
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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: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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, Jan 5, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
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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, Jan 9, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me

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: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Tofu (#709) Duration: 24:49 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how tofu is made? Join host Joel Greene as he visits Oakland, California to learn how tofu is made. Greene gets to jump right into tasting the various types of tofu and tofu flavors.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

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

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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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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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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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