Donate

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Jeff Nichols and Loving (hitting Award Season 2017).

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 2:30am
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 8:30am
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 11:20pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 5:20am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 13, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Carl Reiner: A Conversation with a TV Legend (#607H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Comedy titan Carl Reiner looks back on creating The Dick Van Dyke Show, how the show evolved over the course of its five seasons, and the collaborative efforts of the writers and actors involved. Reiner recalls special moments from behind the scenes and, ultimately, how the creative vision was translated to the screen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 30, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

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

Tony Hale.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 20, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

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

Paula Pell, Katie Dippold, Liz Meriwether, Paul Feig-moderator.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 11:20pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 5:20am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Screenwriter's Path (#101) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Writing to evoke emotion is discussed by the creative minds behind Lethal Weapon, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Secretariat. Features Shane Black, Randall Wallace, and Lawrence Kasdan. Film: Northeast Front by Angela Torres Camerenea.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

A Conversation with Marta Kauffman (#704) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Marta Kauffman.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me

War on the Big Screen: Oliver Stone & John Milius (#107) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

War in film is discussed by the creative minds behind Red Dawn, Born On The 4th Of July, and Apocalypse Now. Features Oliver Stone and John Milius. Film: Veterans by Miguel Alvarez.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

The Humor and Heart of Animation (#211H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The writers behind the beloved animated classics Kung Fu Panda 1 & 2, King of the Hill, and The Iron Giant, Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger and Tim McCanlies discuss the comedy, action, and emotion that go into creating the worlds and characters of the beloved and popular films that appeal to audiences of all ages. And then enter the magical world of the short film Dreamgiver by director/producer Tyler Carter. What fanciful adventures happen after we go to sleep?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen (#705) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

John Patrick Shanley.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Queens of Comedy: A Conversation with Paula Pell (#706) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Paula Pell

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

A Conversation with Chris Carter, Creator of the X-Files (#301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Legendary television writer Chris Carter reveals the secret behind the creation and success of The X-Files and how he stirred audiences using the power of mythology. Lost and Prometheus writer, Damon Lindelof, speaks with Carter on how his use of the paranormal and search for the truth have become staples of popular culture. Followed by Todd Somodevilla and Marysia Makowska's surreal short film, Sea Pavilion, about a picnic outing by an abandoned seaside dwelling, that ends up encompassing more than just sand dunes and forgotten memories.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Freaks & Muppets: A Conversation with Jason Segel (#707) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Jason Segel.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV
    • 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.