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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Deej (#514) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Deej is the story of DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a "profoundly disabled" foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year college student who insists on standing up for his peers: people who are dismissed as incompetent because they are neurologically diverse. Will Deej be able to find freedom for himself and others like him?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

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: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 10:59am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 29, 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, Nov 1, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

On A Knife Edge (#515) Duration: 59:22 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George's path to activism, inspired by his family's long history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down the liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation's vulnerable population. With 5 million cans sold a year, the devastating results include public drunkenness and violence. George joins the American Indian Movement in protesting the liquor stores, and his growing political awareness leads him on a collision course with the police and the reservation's tribal council. Filmed over four years, the documentary follows George as he learns to define the concepts of warrior, tradition, and duty in new ways.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

The Last Season (#417) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Amid the bustling world of central Oregon's wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect. Roger, a 75 year-old sniper with the us special forces in Vietnam, and Kouy, a 46 year-old platoon leader of Cambodia's Khmer freedom fighters who battled the khmer Rouge, come together each fall to hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom, a rare mushroom prized in Japanese culture and cuisine. However, the pair discover more than just mushrooms in the woods: they find a new life, and livelihood; and, a means to slowly heal the scarring wounds of war. Told over the course of one Matsutake mushroom season, the Last Season is a journey into the woods, into the memory of war and survival, telling a story of family from an unexpected place.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

We Breathe Again (#512) Duration: 56:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Suicide - one of the leading causes of death for Alaska Natives. Almost every family has lost brothers, sisters, parents, and children to it. WE BREATHE AGAIN introduces four Alaska Natives who are trying to break free from histories of trauma and suicide , creating a new, more positive trail for their communities.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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 […]

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.