Upcoming Broadcasts:

Drivin' N Cryin' (#609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Kevn Kinney and Drivin' N Cryin' have for 30 years offered die-hard fans a blend that arcs from intimate acoustic folk to soaring (and searing) guitar-laden Southern rock.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 7:00pm
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 1:00am

Sierra Hull (#610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Hull, the mandolin prodigy who has played the White House, Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, is the first bluegrass musician to receive a Presidential Scholarship at the Berklee College of Music. She released her third solo album, Weighted Mind.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 7:30pm
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 1:30am

St. Paul & The Broken Bones (#611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

This seven-piece soul-funk band has earned major raves from major media. Fronted by intense, charismatic lead singer Paul "St. Paul" Janeway, the Broken Bones have played festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo and opened for the Rolling Stones.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Jason & The Scorchers (#612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Scorchers crashed out of Nashville and began smashing down the walls between genres with their own brawling brand of country-rock almost 35 years ago. Their elder statesmen status is belied by their high-energy, take-no-prisoners stage show.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Dave Rawlings Machine (#601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Savor the UNDERGROUND debut of a group that personifies "Americana": Guitarist-singer-songwriter Rawlings with Gillian Welch, Punch Brothers bassist Paul Kowert, violinist Brittany Haas and former Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist Willie Watson.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Suffers (#602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Welcome these relative newcomers, a 10-piece band fresh out of Houston and fronted by the massive-voiced singer Kam Franklin and influenced by classic rock 'n' roll, country, Latin and southern hip-hop as much as Stax/Volt or Muscle Shoals era.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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

Quality children's programming parents love too