Upcoming Broadcasts:

From This Day Forward (#2909H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14

Meet an American family coping with one of life's most intimate transformations. Sharon Shattuck's father came out as transgender, living as Trisha. Her mother stayed with him. Now Sharon wants to understand how the family survived intact.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 11, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me

Tea Time (#2806) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Observe five Chilean women who gather monthly for a ritual that has sustained them through 60 years of personal and societal change. See how a routine of tea and pastries helped them commemorate life's joys and cope with infidelity, illness and death.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 15, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 19, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 19, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

Hooligan Sparrow (#2910) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVM (Secondary audio: none)

Follow Hooligan Sparrow and other activists across southern China seeking justice for schoolgirls allegedly sexually abused by their principal. Named enemies of the state, the activists face interrogation and prison. The filmmaker is a target, too.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 18, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 20, 2016 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 20, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Thank You for Playing (#2911) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he and his wife document their emotional journey with a video game, "That Dragon, Cancer." It evolves from a cathartic exercise into an acclaimed work of art.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 25, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 27, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 27, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me

What Tomorrow Brings (#2912H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Go inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village. Never before have fathers allowed their daughters to be educated. Now the Taliban threatens. As they learn to read and write, the girls discover the lives they dream of leading.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • early Mon 9/26: planned KQEH/DT54 Over the Air outage

      UPDATE: This morning’s maintenance took place at 8:36am, with the signal restored at 8:45am. (DT54-1 through DT54-5) At some point early Monday morning Sept 26th (before 9am), the KQEH transmitter will be turned off for about 10 minutes for maintenance. Because of the short duration, most TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter […]

    • early Tues 9/13: KQEH DT54 (KQED Plus) planned overnight outage

      UPDATE: power was restored at 6:45am Tuesday. Most TVs will restore the channels automatically, but a few viewers may need to do a rescan. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (DT54-1 through 54-5) late Monday/early Tuesday 9/13 The DT54 Over the Air signal will be […]

    • Mon 8/01: DT9 Over the Air PSIP outage (apx 8:30am-2:30pm)

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:30pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9-1, 9-2 & 9-3 again. – – – – – (DT9-1, 9-2 & 9-3) BACKGROUND: the PSIP information line in our Over the Air signal stopped again this morning. So while we were still transmitting programming on our three channels, they […]

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

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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



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



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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