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R.L. Stine, Author (#709H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

R.L. Stine is a novelist, short story writer, and TV producer. He is best known for his children's horror fiction novels including Goosebumps, Rotten School, and The Nightmare Room series. His books have sold over 400 million copies worldwide and has been on countless bestseller lists. His latest book Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story has just been released.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 8:30pm

T.C. Boyle, Author (#710H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

T.C. Boyle has published fifteen novels and ten volumes of short stories, including the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning World's End; The Tortilla Curtain, which was awarded France's prestigious Prix Medici etranger; and most recently, the New York Times bestseller The Harder They Come. His new novel The Terranauts was released this October.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 8:30pm

Katy Tur, Nbc Correspondent (#803) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Katy Tur is a correspondent for NBC News and an anchor for MSNBC Live. Tur is the recipient of a 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Her latest book, Unbelievable, reflects on her coverage of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. She currently lives in New York City.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Marcus Samuelsson, Chef/Restaurateur (#711H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Marcus Samuelsson is a chef and restaurateur who has written numerous cookbooks. In 2013, he won the James Beard Foundation award for Writing and Literature related to food. He was the youngest chef ever to receive a three-star restaurant review from the New York Times. His restaurant, Red Rooster, is located in Harlem, NY. His latest book, "The Red Rooster Cookbook" was released this October.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me

Thomas Haden Church, Actor (#712H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Thomas Haden Church is an actor who first gained attention for six seasons on NBC's sitcom Wings, followed by two seasons starring opposite Debra Messing on Fox's Ned & Stacey. Other film and television roles have included parts in Spider-Man 3, Easy A and most recently the HBO TV series Divorce.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me

David Fahrenthold, Journalist (#713H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

David Fahrenthold is a reporter at The Washington Post and most recently covered the 2016 presidential campaign. He is best known for reporting on the Donald J. Trump foundations and campaign donations. Since his time at The Post, he's focused on Congress, the environment and D.C. police. Before graduating Harvard in 2000, Fahrenthold wrote for The Harvard Crimson.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me

DeRay McKesson, Activist and Educator (#714H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

DeRay Mckesson is a civil rights activist and educator. He is a predominant member of the Black Lives Matter movement and was named one of Fortune Magazine's top 50 World's Greatest Leaders in 2015. Mckesson is a co-founder of Campaign Zero, a platform to end police violence.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me

Katharine Hayhoe, Atmospheric Scientist (#715H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change. In 2014, she was recognized by Time Magazine as one of the top 100 Most Influential People in the world and by Foreign Policy as one of the top 100 Global Thinkers. Dr. Hayhoe is currently a professor and directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She also hosts the PBS Digital Studios web series Global Weirding.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me

Jim Gaffigan, Comedian/Author (#808) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Daniel Handler, also known as Lemony Snicket, is a bestselling and award-winning author. He has written many novels including We Are Pirates, The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs and Why We Broke Up, a 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book. Under the pen name Lemony Snicket, he created the thirteen-volume sequence A Series of Unfortunate Events and the four-book series All the Wrong Questions. His latest novel is titled All the Dirty Parts.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
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John Doe, Actor/Musician (#716H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

John Doe is an actor and musician who co-founded the Los Angeles punk band X. He has appeared in over 50 films and television productions including Great Balls of Fire!, Roadside Prophets, Roswell and more. His latest book, Under the Big Black Sun, explores the LA punk rock movement and its evolution.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me

Jeff Nichols, Director (#717H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Jeff Nichols is a writer and director whose past works include internationally acclaimed Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter, Mud and Midnight Special. His latest film Loving tells the story of the landmark US civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 8:30pm 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.