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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Let's Just Improvise (#1713H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Toss aside the rules and just let creativity lead you. Improvisational quilter Pat Pauly shares techniques that allow fabric, color and design to guide the creative process. Hand-stitcher Lorie Hancock McCown uses garment fabrics, trims and embellishments to tell a compelling quilt story featuring dresses.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Go Big Or Go Home (#1801H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Enlarge a design to express its importance. Quilt artist Cathy Wiggins creates whole cloth quilts with leather. Susan Carlson tells how she made a large and ferocious collage in the life-size image of a 20-foot crocodile. Mixed media artist Jane Davila creates printing blocks and shares tips for planning motif repeats.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Accessorize (#1802H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Artful accessories make a bold fashion statement. Long-arm quilter Renae Haddadin makes her statement with a trendy quilted bag. Surface designer Melissa Averinos works in 3-D to create a charming yo-yo brooch and other accessories.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

What Color Is Your Garden? (#1803H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Bright colors create excitement and make an impression that lingers. Improvisational quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe creates dynamic floral designs as she shows how to piece Y-Seams. Fiber artist Lea McComas evaluates and chooses colors based on value.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

The Embellished Stitch (#1804H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

In the hands of the artist, the simple stitch creates bold designs. Long arm quilter Nancy Wick combines fabrics and fibers with a straight stitch to make wearable textiles. Art quilter Laura Wasilowski turns a simple sketch into colorful, textured embroidery. Susan Brubaker Knapp shows how to create even machine stitches.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Portrait Quilts (#1805H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Today's quilt artists use applique to create compelling portraits. Textile artist Esterita Austin designs beautiful portraits with fabric and paints. Art quilter Vivika DeNegre incorporates her love of friends and family into her portrait quilts. Susan Brubaker Knapp has some tips for adjusting tension on your machine.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.