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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Romeo, Romeo (#408) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Eye-opening, heartbreaking, and funny, "Romeo, Romeo" is an intimate portrait of a modern marriage, documenting the journey of Lexy and Jessica's attempt to conceive. The film offers a no holds barred access to the lives of the loving couple as they traverse the world of artificial insemination, from sperm donors to expensive and harrowing IVF to the possibility that Lexy might not be able to get pregnant. Filled with test tubes, laughter, and tears, "Romeo, Romeo" is a totem to the struggles and triumphs of marriage and family, and a relatable and compelling story that is both modern and timeless.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 24, 2017 -- 7:00pm
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 24, 2017 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 25, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 25, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Vegas Baby (#508) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Some think an in-vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but countless Americans desperate to start a family believe this social media experiment is their only hope. This film follows several aspiring parents who desperately want to have a baby but are struggling with infertility and the high cost of treatments. They place themselves in the hands of a Las Vegas doctor and his annual contest, which offers a prize of a free round of in-vitro fertilization with no guarantee of success. Contestants post their video entries on YouTube, counting on the votes of strangers to make their dreams of parenthood come true.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Revolution '67 (#405) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

This program is an illuminating account of events too often relegated to footnotes in U.S. history -- the black urban rebellions of the 1960s. Focusing on the six-day Newark, New Jersey, outbreak in mid-July, "Revolution '67" reveals how the disturbance began as spontaneous revolts against poverty and police brutality and ended as fateful milestones in America's struggles over race and economic justice. Voices from across the spectrum -- activist Tom Hayden, journalist Bob Herbert, Mayor Sharpe James and other officials, National Guardsmen and Newark citizens - recall lessons as hard-earned then as they have been easy to neglect since.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 9, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 9, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Oxyana (#509) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Tucked in the Appalachian mountains of Southern West Virginia, Oceana, is a small, once thriving coal-mining town that has fallen victim to the fast spreading scourge of prescription painkiller Oxycontin. As the coal industry slowly declined and times got tough, a black market for the drug sprung up and along with it a rash of prostitution, theft and murder. Soon its own residents had nicknamed the town Oxyana and it began to live up to its reputation as abuse, addiction and overdoses became commonplace. Oxyana is a harrowing front line account of a community in the grips of an epidemic, told through the voices of the addicts, the dealers and all those affected. It is a haunting glimpse into an American nightmare unfolding before our eyes, a cautionary tale told with raw and unflinching honesty.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Learning to Swallow (#312) Duration: 1:31:27 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Patsy, a charismatic artist destroyed her digestive system during an unmedicated bipolar episode. Over four rocky years she struggles to accept her physical condition, her inability to eat, and her emotional state - only to reinvigorate her artistic voice in the process.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Out in the Silence (#309) Duration: 57:44 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Out in the Silence captures the remarkable chain of events that unfold when the announcement of filmmaker Joe Wilson's wedding to another man ignites a firestorm of controversy in his small Pennsylvania hometown. Drawn back by a plea for help from the mother of a gay teen being tormented at school, Wilson's journey dramatically illustrates the universal challenges of being an outsider in a conservative environment and the transformation that is possible when those who have long been constrained by a traditional code of silence summon the courage to break it.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • 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 […]

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.

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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.