Upcoming Broadcasts:

Jon Meacham, Author & Presidential Historian (#609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling, presidential historian. He won the Pulitzer for biography in 2009 with his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. Meacham is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of American Lion, Franklin and Winston and Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power. Meacham's most recent book is Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Anthony Foxx, U.S. Transportation Secretary (#613H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Anthony Foxx is the 17th U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Foxx was Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina from 2009-2013. He also served as Charlotte City Council Member At-Large for two terms. While he was mayor, Charlotte extended the city's light rail system, expanded the airport, made highway improvements, and started a streetcar project.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 3, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 3, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 29, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Ethan Hawke, Actor & Author (#610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Ethan Hawke is an Academy Award-nominated actor and screenwriter. He's also an author of three novels, including his most recent Rules for a Knight, which The New Yorker called "a hybrid parenting guide and self-help book." Hawke was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role last year for his performance in Boyhood. In his newest film, Born to be Blue, he plays legendary jazz musician Chet Baker. That film will be released March 25th.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Gloria Steinem, Author and Political Activist (#701) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist and feminist organizer. She is particularly interested in the shared origins of sex and race caste systems, gender roles and child abuse as roots of violence. She now lives in New York City and has just finished a book detailing her more than thirty years on the road as a feminist organizer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Ken Burns, Filmmaker (#611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Ken Burns is an acclaimed historical documentary filmmaker. His films have won 13 Emmys and two Oscar nominations and he's been honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a Lifetime Achievement Award. His films and series, most of which appear on PBS, include The Civil War, The Dust Bowl, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, The War, Jazz, and Baseball. His next film, Jackie Robinson, will air on PBS on April 11 and 12. He is currently working on an 10 part film about the Vietnam War (released in 2017), as well as films about country music (2018), and Ernest Hemingway (2019).

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 15, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Maureen Dowd, Columnist and Best-Selling Author (#702) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Maureen Dowd is a best-selling author and a columnist for The New York Times. In 1999 Dowd won the Pulitzer Prize for her columns on the Monica Lewinsky scandal during the Clinton administration. She has most recently written The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Richard Linklater, Filmmaker (#612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Richard Linklater is a multiple Academy Award-nominated director and screenwriter. His credits include Slacker, Dazed and Confused, Before Sunrise, A Scanner Darkly, School of Rock, Bernie, and Boyhood. Linklater's most recent Oscar nominations were for Boyhood, which was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Film Editing. That film won him the Golden Globe for Best Director. Linklater's newest film, Everybody Wants Some, is in theaters April 2016.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 22, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 10:00am 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.

KQED DTV Channels



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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