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Old South (#401) Duration: 56:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Hope is 30 years old and fighting to save her historic African American neighborhood from encroachment by an elite white fraternity, one known to fly a Confederate flag and hold an annual antebellum parade. On one block in Athens GA two communities steeped in history - one black, one white - strive to keep their respective legacies relevant in a changing American South, and the nation as a whole. "Old South" provides a window into the underlying dynamics of race relations that influence so many American communities. And ultimately inspires hope, reflection, and a crucial step forward.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me

In An Ideal World (#413) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

At an infamous prison in California, a warden, a white Mafioso murderer and a black ex-gang member struggle to move beyond the stark reality of America's locked down racial order. Challenged for the first time by a U.S. Supreme Court desegregation ruling and a novel mixed-race program, their stories reveal the hope and the hidden risks of transformative change, and the institutional nature of racial hierarchies.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me

American Heart (#303) Duration: 1:28:10 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Seven years in the making, American Heart takes viewers on an intimate journey into the lives of three refugees who now call Minnesota home. All of them confront life-threatening health emergencies throughout the course of the film, and their trajectories prove surprising even to their doctors. At the center of it all is a remarkable health clinic, tucked away in the Hamline-Midway neighborhood of St. Paul. The HealthPartners Center for International Health serves a diverse population of refugees and immigrants from around the world. American Heart is directed by Minneapolis filmmaker Chris Newberry.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 6:00am 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, Aug 17, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me

Reversing The Mississippi (#411) Duration: 56:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

A visionary inventor has created a technology that could change the world, but is struggling to inspire his rag tag crew when he meets a charismatic and rebellious teacher from New Orleans who challenges him to become a true leader.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 27, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 27, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me

Trash Dance (#302) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Choreographer Allison Orr finds beauty and grace in garbage trucks, and in the unseen men and women who pick up our trash. Filmmaker Andrew Garrison follows Orr as she rides along with Austin sanitation workers on their daily routes to observe and later convince them to perform a most unlikely spectacle. On an abandoned airport runway, two dozen trash collectors and their trucks deliver - for one night only - a stunningly beautiful and moving performance, in front of an audience of thousands.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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