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Grand Cayman's Famous Stingrays (#702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Each year, thousands of tourists interact with the tame southern stingrays that congregate in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman's North Sound. Famous marine artist and scientist Dr. Guy Harvey has assembled a research team to study what impact the ecotourism might have on the wild fish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 8:30am
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 12:30pm
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 5:00pm

Billfish: Battle on the Line (#703H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The unique oceanographic conditions of the eastern tropical Pacific make the area one of the best spots in the world for big game anglers to hook billfish. But intense pressures from commercial fishing operations have taken their toll on the numbers of sailfish and marlin in the region. Researchers are studying the animals to provide the data necessary to protect the fish populations from further decline.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 29, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

The Secret Sex Life of Fish (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Most people are familiar with the pretty tropical fish found in aquariums, but few realize that some of these animals are capable of changing sex. Discover the unique ways of how some fish species do this and why they likely evolved this way.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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Living Fossils (#601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In the deep, dark waters off the coast of Roatan, Honduras, strange flowerlike animals flourish. These sea lilies and feather stars, known as Crinoids, have been around in various forms since before the age of Dinosaurs. Now experts including Dr. Charles Messing from Nova Southeastern University descend into the deep to study the animals from a submersible.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

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

Quality children's programming parents love too