Upcoming Broadcasts:

The Early Bird (#122H) Duration: 54:17 STEREO TVPG

A birdwatcher is discovered murdered in the Saint-Marie jungle.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 9:37pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 3:37am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me

The Man with the Golden Gun (#123H) Duration: 54:15 STEREO TVPG

DI Goodman and the team spend the night locked in a house with a murderer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 9:35pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 3:35am Remind me

Episode #124H Duration: 54:13 STEREO TVPG

An apparent suicide at a retirement home, soon becomes a murder hunt. Fidel Best is offered a new promotion and Goodman's estranged wife arrives on the island hoping to reconcile. Last appearance of Gary Carr as Fidel Best.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 9:36pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 3:36am Remind me

Stab in the Dark (#125H) Duration: 52:14 STEREO TVPG

The owner of a rum distillery is murdered during a seance, stabbed in the back, while all 5 of the participants are holding hands to summon the ghost of a dead woman. With Sergeant Best transferred to St Lucia, Commissioner Patterson decides to make up the numbers to assist Goodman until Best's replacement arrives. First appearance of Josephine Jobert as Florence Cassel.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 9:36pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 3:36am Remind me

Hidden Secrets (#126H) Duration: 52:16 STEREO TVPG

When the owner of a failing surf school is found shot dead, in the chest at close range, in a locked room; the only suspects are his wife, his best friend, and the 3 pupils staying at the school. When a recently taken out life policy is discovered, suicide seems the only possibility until the relationships of the suspects are taken into account.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 9:36pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 3:36am Remind me
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

    • 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



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



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)
54.4, 25.3
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at



Channel 54.3
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.