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The Irish Factor (#302H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Explore the shared Irish ancestry of Soledad O'Brien, Bill O'Reilly and Bill Maher and how they have been deeply influenced by their Irish roots.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 10:00am
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me

Tragedy + Time = Comedy (#304H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America's funniest men-Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader-as they learn how comedy truly has its place in all aspects of life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me

In Search of Freedom (#303H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)

Learn how the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans struggled for freedom, and how each of these cultural trailblazers gains a new understanding of how they fit into this proud trajectory.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 19, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me

Visionaries (#305H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Discover how the ancestors of business mogul Richard Branson and architects Maya Lin and Frank Gehry took audacious risks to create opportunities, and how their luck, ingenuity and chutzpah was passed on to these three visionaries.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

The Stories We Tell (#301H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)

Discover the unsolved mysteries behind the family stories of political organizer Donna Brazile, actor Ty Burrell and artist Kara Walker as they learn how the legacy of slavery has shaped their identities.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me

War Stories (#306H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Uncover a long history of military service in the families of Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain, and how this has instilled in each of them an enduring spirit of strength and integrity.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Family Reunions (#307H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Uncover family mysteries about two legends of hip hop, Sean Combs and LL Cool J, through the use of DNA technology that reveals information that shakes their very foundations.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm 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.