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The Double Clue (#306) Duration: 49:46 STEREO TVPG

For the first time in his life, the genius Belgian detective, normally impervious to womanly wiles, falls in love. The object of his unaccustomed affection is a beautiful Russian, the Countess Vera Rossakoff, whom Poirot meets during his investigation into four high society jewel robberies. While Poirot's attention is captivated by the Countess, Hastings and Miss Lemon pursue their own misguided inquiries into the crimes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 8, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me

The Million Dollar Bond Robbery (#302) Duration: 51:23 STEREO TVPG

The future of the London and Scottish bank is riding on its million dollar shipment of Liberty Bonds to New York on the inaugural sailing of the Queen Mary. Poirot faces one of the most difficult decisions of his career - can he overcome the dreadful curse of sea-sickness to accompany the bonds and ensure their safe passage?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Mystery of the Spanish Chest (#307) Duration: 51:30 STEREO TVPG

On a visit to the opera, Poirot is approached by Lady Chatterton who asserts that the life of her friend, Marguerite Clayton, is threatened by her jealous husband. Edward Clayton is suspicious about a relationship between his wife and the handsome Major Rich. At a party thrown by Rich, the grizzly discovery is made of Edward Clayton's body in a large ornate chest. Is the Major guilty? Only Poirot is able to uncover the truth.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Plymouth Express (#303) Duration: 50:58 STEREO TVPG

When young heiress Florence Halliday is murdered en route to Plymouth the chief suspects are a couple of known gold-diggers: her reprobate ex-husband Rupert, and recent French admirer the Comte de la Rochefour. Poirot and Hastings retrace Florence's train journey to the West Country. A last siting of Florence seeking an evening paper provides Poirot with the clue he needs to solve her murder.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Theft of the Royal Ruby (#308) Duration: 46:48 STEREO TVPG

In a London restaurant, a drunken young prince staggers after his female companion who has stolen his priceless ruby. Poirot is briefed by the Foreign Office about the theft of the gem belonging to the petulant heir to the King of Egypt. Persuaded to take on the case in the national interest, Poirot is told he must spend Christmas at the home of one of the only people who knows about the precious stone - Egyptologist Colonel Lacey.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Affair at the Victory Ball (#309) Duration: 50:19 STEREO TVPG

Radio star Coco Courtney is found dead from a cocaine overdose after attending a Victory Ball at which Poirot was also present, albeit not in costume. At the ball Poirot noticed Coco arguing with Viscount Cronshaw who was later found dead in the supper room with a table knife through his heart. Poirot and Inspector Japp's investigation concentrates on the search for a green pompom torn from Cronshaw's comedic costume.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

Wasps' Nest (#304) Duration: 51:12 STEREO TVPG

Captain Hastings finds intrigue and mystery in the picture when he experiments with a new camera at a garden fete he visits with Poirot and Inspector Japp. The Belgian sleuth is soon caught up in a tale of jealousy, revenge .... and wasps .... while Japp ends up in hospital with appendicitis.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 4, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge (#310) Duration: 51:00 STEREO TVPG

Hastings is invited to a grouse shoot which goes disastrously wrong when Archie Havering swings his gun too far round. With everyone in low spirits, the party begins to break up. Later that evening, a mystery figure arrives at Hunter's Lodge and murders Roger Havering in his gun room. Having taken to his bed at the local hotel with a high temperature, Poirot shakes off his illness to find the cold blooded murderer.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Adventure of the Clapham Cook (#101) Duration: 50:45 STEREO TVPG

Poirot is unenthusiastic when a Mrs. Todd asks him to find her a cook. He is positively insulted when she proceeds to dismiss him from the case with a one guinea fee for his services. There's no mystery too small for Hercule Poirot, and once he agrees to take on a case he sees it through to a conclusion. Poirot has also realized that there is a great deal more to the cook's disappearance than meets the eye.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 13, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

Murder in the Mews (#102) Duration: 51:01 STEREO TVPG

Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson) turns to Poirot for assistance with his investigation into the apparent suicide of a beautiful young woman. The gun was found in her left hand, but the deceased is generally believed to have been right-handed. Was she in fact murdered by a sinister blackmailer? To the despair of keen golfer Hastings (Hugh Fraser), complete novice Poirot insists they play a round together. But Poirot has an ulterior motive- he is watching someone on the golf course.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 20, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Tragedy at Marsden Manor (#305) Duration: 51:40 STEREO TVPG

In his remote country house Jonathan Maltravers is recovering from an ulcer with the help of his much younger wife Susan. When one of the staff finds her husband's body under an oak tree, Susan swears that a ghost who haunts the tree is responsible. Poirot and Hastings are staying at a nearby hotel working on another case. Called to Marsdon Manor, Poirot soon deduces that Maltravers did not die of natural or supernatural causes!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly (#103) Duration: 50:23 STEREO TVPG

Poirot is called in to investigate a series of kidnap threats against the three-year-old son of a wealthy aristocrat. However, once installed at Waverly Court, Poirot becomes suspicious about the child's parents especially when the servants are suddenly dismissed. The absence of a cook forces Poirot and Hastings to look elsewhere for a decent meal, which in turn leads to vital information about the planned kidnap.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 27, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • 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 […]

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

All HD programs

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

Quality children's programming parents love too