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Children of Giant (#201) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In 1955, Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean and a massive crew descended on the Texas town of Marfa to begin production on Giant. Now, 60 years later, "Children of Giant" explores the film's still timely examination of racial prejudice.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Unfinished Spaces (#103H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

In 1961, in the heady first days of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro asked three visionary architects to build the Cuban National Arts Schools on what had been the golf course of a country club. Before construction was completed, the Revolution became Sovietized, and suddenly the project was denounced as bourgeois and counter-revolutionary. These radical, magnificent buildings become a prism through which we see the turbulent, ever-shifting history of Castro's Cuba and follow the fates of the three architects, now in their 80s, who may get a second chance to revitalize their utopian project.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 9, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 18, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 21, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 21, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart (#102H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Las Azaleas are a gutsy team of women rodeo riders vying to represent the US at the National Charro Championships in Mexico - where "to be Charro is to be Mexican." Escaramuza, or skirmish, describes both the daredevil horseback ballets, ridden sidesaddle at top speed, and the intensity of the competition season. Neither life-altering challenges at home nor cartel violence across the border can keep Las Azaleas from their goal.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 11, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 7, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 7, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Now En Espanol (#202) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the ups and downs of being a Latina actress in Hollywood through the lives of the five dynamic women who dub "Desperate Housewives" into Spanish for American audiences.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me

Tales of Masked Men (#101H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This documentary explores "Lucha Libre" (Mexican wrestling) and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 14, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 14, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 17, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      We are aware of the break-up issue for KQET DT25, serving the Monterey/Watsonville area. Technicians are currently working on the problem.

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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 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

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

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

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too