Upcoming Broadcasts:

P.J. O'rourke and Robert Siegel (#803) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

The author of such bestsellers as Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance, discusses his latest book, How The Hell Did This Happen?, about the 2016 presidential election. He is interviewed by Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR's "All Things Considered."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 4:00pm
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 2:00am

Joseph Stiglitz and Rana Foroohar (#804) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

American economist Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics and the John Bates Clark Medal, is interviewed by Rana Foroohar, assistant managing editor at TIME. Stiglitz is the author of several books, the latest being The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe. Foroohar is author of Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Thomas Friedman and Congressman John Yarmuth (#805) Duration: 56:30 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Friedman, internationally renowned author, reporter, and New York Times columnist-the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes-talks about his book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Acceleration with Kentucky journalist and U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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

KQED DTV Channels



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



Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

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



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

KQED World

KQED World

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