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The Boy Who Cried Wolf (#107Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Baby Joy said her first words, and Whyatt was the only one around to hear her! The only problem is...no one believes him! This is just like the Boy Who Cried Wolf - no one will believe he has a friend named Wolf! The Super Readers fly into his story and help the boy convince the townspeople there's more to his tale than meets the eye. Will Whyatt's family come around, too? Educational Objectives: To learn about getting others to believe you, build with the alphabet and celebrate spelling! The power to read is used to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 5:30pm

Rapunzel (#108Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's kitten is stuck in the top of a tree! The Super Readers jump into a book and meet Rapunzel, who is also stranded high up in her tower. When climbing Rapunzel's hair proves to be (ouch!) a hair-raising idea, the Prince works together with the Super Readers to come up with a brand new rescue plan! Princess Pea discovers the value of a helping hand. Educational Objectives: To learn you can accomplish a lot more with the help of your friends! The alphabet is uncovered, and young viewers practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Banana Mystery (#307H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in time for Monkey to bake banana bread for a special celebration. Educational Objectives: To learn to observe and consider clues together to find an answer. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, and N, find rhymes with -AIL words, and use opposite words to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 29, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 8, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Underwater Lost Treasure (#308H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig has almost finished his puzzle when he realizes that the last piece is missing. To solve the mystery of the missing puzzle piece, the Super Readers jump into the book The Under Water Lost Treasure where they meet a treasure-hunting Starfish who needs help. The Super Readers help her to observe and look closely at clues to find just the right treasure. Educational Objectives: To learn to look carefully to find missing things. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters F, L, O, A, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use opposite words to change the story and solve the mysteries for both Pig and Starfish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 9, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Ugly Duckling (#109Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's twirls are falling flat, and her dance recital is fast approaching! The Super Readers soar into the story of the Ugly Duckling, who's having just as much trouble trying to swim! With a little hard work, the Ugly Duckling hits his stride, and Princess Pea learns that practice makes perfect! Educational Objectives: To learn about practice and persistence, play with the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 31, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Elves and the Shoemaker (#110Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt has a secret admirer! The Super Readers visit the Elves and the Shoemaker and discover that the Shoemaker is just as curious about his own secret friends! The Super Readers help the Shoemaker write a note of his own, and Whyatt uncovers his mysterious admirer. Educational Objectives: To learn about making friends, explore the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. Kids will find that the power to read can change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Little Miss Muffet (#111Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away! The Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and meet a spider who is frightening his friend right off her tuffet! The Super Readers help Spider find a better way to approach Miss Muffet, and everyone learns that curds and whey taste better when shared with someone special. Educational Objectives: To learn how to treat a friend, follow the alphabet, practice spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 2, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Rumpelstiltskin (#126Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. Young viewers will rhyme with "at" words, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Story of the Super Readers (#301H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When the Super Duper Computer calls Whyatt and the Super Readers to the Book Club, they're surprised to jump into a book about themselves: The Story of the Super Readers. Inside the book, floating letters lead Whyatt to new friends Pig, Red, and Princess Pea. Together they use their shared love of letters and words to foil the Big Bad Wolf's plans to blow EVERYTHING down and find that they're Super Heroes and Super Readers. Educational Objectives: To learn the history of the Super Readers. Kids will build the alphabet, identify the letters S, T, O, and P, find words that rhyme with WEB, practice spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 4, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Roxie's Missing Music Book (#306H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt can't wait to show his new comic book to his friends, so when it goes missing they all jump into the book Roxie's Missing Music Box to solve the mystery. Inside the book, they help singer and musician Roxie remember and retrace her steps to find her missing book of music just in time for her performance. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Cowgirl Mystery (#309H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's family members are too busy to play his board game with him, but when he goes to put the game away, it's gone! To solve the mystery of where the game went, the Super Readers jump into the book The Cowgirl Mystery. There, they meet Cowgirl Hazel whose plans for a picnic with her horse Buttercup keep getting foiled. The Super Readers help Hazel find out who is behind this mystery. Educational Objectives: To remember details and gather evidence to find answers. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters R, A, M, and P. They'll use their memory skills to help the Super Readers choose the right words to change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Tiddalick The Frog (#127Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - literally! As the Super Readers help Tiddalick and his dry friends, they learn how important water is to the planet along with a valuable lesson about conservation.
Educational Objectives: To learn about the environment, play with the alphabet, and identify the letters F-R-O-G. Young viewers will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 11, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Sleeping Beauty (#128Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (#130Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Foolish Wishes (#129Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 16, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Momotaro The Peach Boy (#133Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and his brothers want to build a treehouse but they're so busy squabbling, they'll never get the job done. The Super Readers head into a Japanese Folktale and meet a little boy whose friends are arguing so loudly, it actually angers an ogre! Will they be able to show their new pals that arguing is the pits?
Educational Objectives: To learn about getting along and getting the job done. Young viewers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Gingerbread Boy (#134Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked?
Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

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  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 18, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Magic Porridge Pot (#131Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Oh no! Pig's new toy robot is out of control! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Magic Porridge Pot to rescue a little girl whose magical pot just won't stop making porridge! Will the Super Readers be able to help or will they end up with more porridge than even The Three Bears would know what to do with? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of paying attention, uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

Pinocchio (#132Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose nose is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto...nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth.
Educational Objectives: To learn about being honest. Kids will sing the alphabet, identify the letters B, O, and X, rhyme with 'at' words and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Stars in the Sky (#136Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea wants to play in a rainbow, but her mother says it simply can't be done! So the Super Readers soar into the story The Stars in the Sky and accompany a little girl named Ella with a big dream of her own! As the Super Readers climb higher and higher they begin to wonder - will they play with the stars, or merely wish on them?
Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of fantasy, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Alphabet's Sad Day (#302H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig should be excited to get to help his big brothers build their brick house, but he's sad because he feels like he's not really helping. To find an answer to his question of what to do, the Super Readers Jump into the book The Alphabet's Sad Day where they show the sad letters in the Alphabet just how important they are for both making sounds and making WORDS! Educational Objectives: To learn that even small things like letters and little pigs can make things when they help each other. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, R, I, D, G, and E, and learn what the word IMPORTANT means. They'll use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Silly Word Play (#303H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ed wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Rhyming Carnival (#304H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me

The Mixed Up Story (#305H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Baby Joy is so excited that her babysitter Goldilocks is reading her A Day with Farmer Fred, but when she shakes the book and says "again! Again!" some important words fall right out and onto the floor. Goldilocks scoops them up but they're all out of order. The Super Readers jump into Baby Joy's book where they help sort out the scrambled story and get Fred's life on the farm back in order. Educational Objectives: To learn that changing the order of words changes the meaning of a sentence. Kids will learn the meaning of the word "order." They'll switch some words to make the story make sense and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 5:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • 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 […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

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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