Upcoming Broadcasts:

Episode #2012H Duration: 1:14:47 STEREO TVPG

Christmas is coming, and in Poplar the midwives of Nonnatus House are busier than ever. When an abandoned baby is discovered on the steps of the convent, the whole community rallies round to provide food and clothing, and to try and trace his mother. Meanwhile, nurse Jenny Lee gets caught up in the heartbreaking mystery that surrounds an elderly, semi-vagrant local woman, Mrs Jenkins. For newly married Chummy, other challenges await as she pulls out all the stops to mount a truly memorable children's nativity play.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 8, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 9, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Episode #2013H Duration: 1:18:31 STEREO TV14

Set in the East End of London in 1958, the lives of the midwives are anything but calm. Jenny's relationship with Alec continues and Shelagh (formerly Sister Bernadette) is in the process of marrying Dr. Turner. High drama occurs when an explosive is found and the district must be evacuated. Chummy proceeds with plans for the Cubs Christmas party. But then, the community must deal with a polio outbreak.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 15, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 16, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 23, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 24, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Episode #2014H Duration: 1:17:39 STEREO TV14

Rehearsals for the Sunday School Christmas concert are underway, creating inconvenience for the nuns and nurses of Nonnatus House. Two unmarried patients are dispatched to York Lodge, a badly managed home for pregnant women. Chummy takes over running the facility after an outbreak of chicken pox there. Dr. Turner treats a destitute older couple, former residents of a mental hospital closed under the mental health reforms. As residents of Nonnatus welcome the new year, the question on everyone's mind is, what will 1960 bring?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 23, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 24, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 25, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me

Episode #2015H Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14

Join the revels as Poplar readies itself for Christmas 1960. An unexpected surprise for a grieving mother brings the holiday magic home, while Nonnatus is rocked when one of its own disappears. A film crew promises to make this a memorable Christmas.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 25, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 26, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 29, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 30, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 – 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

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 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



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



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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