Upcoming Broadcasts:

Final Ascent (#301H) Duration: 26:57 STEREO TVPG

The Karman Line (New York University) - Olivia Coleman (Broadchurch, The Iron Lady, Hot Fuzz) stars as a mother who is hit by an unusual condition that causes her to lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate. Directed by Oscar Sharp.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 12, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 13, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 15, 2015 -- 10:32pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 16, 2015 -- 4:32am Remind me

Lives In Limbo (#306H) Duration: 23:06 STEREO TVPG-S

Burn to Send (New York University) - Amidst Saigon's underground motorcycle racing scene, a young man and woman struggle to define their ambiguous romance. Directed by Andinh Ha.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 13, 2015 -- 11:36pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 14, 2015 -- 5:36am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 22, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 23, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 23, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 24, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 24, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 25, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Separation Anxiety (#302H) Duration: 28:22 STEREO TVPG

Owl and Mouse (New York University) - In this wry tale that celebrates the art of stop-motion animation, a curmudgeonly owl must fight his nature when he has to watch over a young mouse for a night. Directed by Emma J. Noble.
So You've Grown Attached (New York University) - An imaginary friend is forced to consider retirement when his creator - and best friend - starts to grow up. Directed by Kate Tsang.
Steadfast Stanley (California Institute of the Arts) - A faithful dog must journey through the zombie apocalypse to save his best friend. Directed by John Kim.
Fluffy the Flying Fish (School of Visual Arts) - When they move from Los Angeles to Denver, a family has to decide how to transport their pet goldfish, Fluffy. Directed by Ryan Charmatz.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 25, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 26, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 2, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 3, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

On The Prowl (#303H) Duration: 28:54 STEREO TVPG-SL

App (American Film Institute) - Desperate to get funding for his groundbreaking new dating app, shy software developer Paul agrees to use the app to seduce a beautiful stranger, but his calculations backfire when he starts to feel a genuine connection. Directed by Alex Berman.
Banana Trip (Florida State University) - Three South Korean college boys head to Florida for spring break, hoping to hook up with white girls. Directed by Hyungjik Lee.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 1, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 2, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 3, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 4, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Where Do We Go from Here? (#304H) Duration: 23:54 STEREO TVPG-L

11-Minute Mile (University of Southern California) - When an arrogant young day-trader is delayed at an airport during the Boston Marathon bombing, the threat of tragedy brings a moment of clarity. Directed by Andrew Wood.
Keep the Change (Columbia University) - David has autism, but he prides himself on not being rigid, "like that movie, Rain Man." He enjoys chasing women, offensive humor and "exclusive clubs," but he comes to reevaluate "normal" when he meets a new love interest at a support group. Directed by Rachel Israel.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 8, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 9, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Choices (#305H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVPG

Late Spring (New York University) - During the Libyan Revolution of 2011, a petty clerk at a police station must choose sides when a tortured prisoner asks him for help. Directed by Zachary Kerschberg.
Pagpag (The Refuse) (New York University) - A hard-drinking, rough-edged woman from an impoverished community in the Philippines tries to sell her orphaned granddaughter to an American couple. Directed by John Paul Su.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 15, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 16, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 17, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me

Playing with Power (#307H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVPG-MA

Above the Sea (Columbia University) - In the dangerous underworld of 1930s Shanghai, Fei, a young lady of the evening, must decide how far she is willing to go to exact vengeance. Directed by Keola Racela. < br>Un Mundo para Ra?l (Columbia University) - When thirteen-year-old Raul is asked to entertain the local landowner's son, a treacherous game of power and pride unfolds between the boys. Directed by Mauro Mueller.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 29, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 30, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 31, 2016 -- 11:30pm 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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