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David Fahrenthold, Journalist (#713) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 3:00am
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 10:00am
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

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  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Marcus Samuelsson, Chef/Restaurateur (#711) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Henry Louis Gates Jr., Historian (#614) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University, as well as Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. In addition to being an historian, Dr. Gates is also an author, cultural critic, and filmmaker. He has produced numerous series for PBS including Looking for Lincoln, Many Rivers to Cross: The History of the African American People, and Finding Your Roots, many of which he also hosts. His next documentary series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise will air on PBS stations this fall.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Thomas Haden Church, Actor (#712H) Duration: 29:00 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: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Margaret Atwood, Award-Winning Author (#605H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Margaret Atwood is an award-winning author of more than 40 volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and nonfiction. She's best known for her novels, including The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Blind Assassin, which won the Booker Prize in 2000. Her newest novel, The Heart Goes Last, was published in September.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

T.C. Boyle, Author (#710) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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.