Upcoming Broadcasts:

The Jungle Book: Justin Marks on Updating a Classic (#702) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Screenwriter Justin Marks talks about updating the classic Disney story to the modern screen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Groundhog Day: Deconstructing The Comedy Classic (#508) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Danny Rubin, co-writer of Groundhog Day, deconstructs the unconventional romantic comedy's progression from script to screen and reminisces on his unique collaboration with the legendary Harold Ramis.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Psychological Thrillers (#715H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVPG

Authors James Wong, Carl Ellsworth, Christina Hodson talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Neo Noir: The Modern Day Film Noir (#412H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Shane Black and Brian Helgeland discuss the modern day Neo Noir - a genre-bending response to the Film Noirs of the 1940s and 50s - and dissect the basic styles, impulses, themes, and tones that embrace this form of storytelling.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

A Conversation with Tony Hale (#703) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Tony Hale, star of Arrested Development and Veep, discusses the collaborative environment of comedy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

A Conversation with Jeff Nichols: Bringing History to the Screen (#701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Award-winning Director Jeff Nichols discusses making the American historical drama film "Loving."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

Norman Lear - A Retrospective (#602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 18, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Treat Yo Self: A Conversation with Alan Yang (#719) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Parks and Recreation and Master of None writer Alan Yang talks about making up for lost time, writing for the Harvard Lampoon, and putting stories from his personal life into the show.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

John Singleton's Classic Influences (#601H) Duration: 25:59 STEREO TVPG

John Singleton, the youngest and first African American filmmaker to win an Academy Award for his work on Boyz in the Hood, discusses his process, influences, and inspirations, from the work of acclaimed playwright August Wilson to pioneering directors Spike Lee and Federico Fellini.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you’re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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

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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



Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.