Donate

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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: Mon, May 30, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, May 31, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, May 31, 2016 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 1, 2016 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 5:30am 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: Mon, Jun 13, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me

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: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 19, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 20, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

It's in the Blood (#309H) Duration: 25:26 STEREO TVPG

Lambing Season (Columbia University) - Determined to meet the father who left her before she was born, a woman travels to Ireland, hoping it will help her understand his decision. Directed by Jeannie Donohoe. A Series of Kinetic Sets Tell a Story (University of Michigan) - Beautifully rendered cardboard sets and characters and a seemingly weightless camera capture an astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take. Directed by Shannon Kohlitz.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 20, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 21, 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, Jul 1, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 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, Jul 8, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 5:30am 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: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 5:30am 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, Jul 22, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Responsible Parties (#308H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVPG-S

Disaster Preparedness (University of California Los Angeles) - A hurricane pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them at the crossroads of commitment, disaster and the art of being prepared. Directed by Melissa Finell.
Humpty (New York University) - In time to a classic Harry Nilsson soundtrack, slacker Dean decides to revisit an old high school experiment in his quest to prove his parenting abilities to his pregnant girlfriend. Directed by Clare Sackler.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

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