Upcoming Broadcasts:

Daily Grind (#404H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVPG

Stephen Singer plays a sock merchant in Socks & Bonds; he hopes his girlfriend's Hamptons-dwelling ex will invest, only to discover there's a more pressing negotiation at hand. Directed by Daniel Zimbler. Then, catch a snapshot of life in the law offices of Hopkins & Delaney, LLP, an animation that captures the hidden cubicle moments that comprise all our working lives. Directed by Sean Buckelew. In Butterfingers, every marriage has its moments, and this wife can't listen to another word from her husband about work. Directed by Milan Roganovic.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 2, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 3, 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 Plus: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 10:39pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 2, 2016 -- 4:39am Remind me

Aspirations (#405H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVPG

At a beach, in the snow, and underwater, stop-motion short Bottle details a transoceanic conversation between two characters via objects in a bottle. Directed by Kirsten Lepore. In Glory Days, Jack, a recovering alcoholic and divorced father of two, has to look after his kids on New Year's weekend. Directed by Benjamin Rutkowski. Then Lea chronicles the life of a delusional actress with an affinity for burning bridges as she struggles to connect with the role that could make her career. Directed by Connor Simpson.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 7, 2016 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 9, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 10, 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 Plus: Wed, Oct 12, 2016 -- 11:36pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 13, 2016 -- 5:36am Remind me

Crossed Stars (#406H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVPG-S

It's love at first sight in the midst of a dinosaur invasion in The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger. Together, they flee for a life of adventure and romance - only to discover that even the brightest flames don't burn forever. Directed by Michael Lukk Litwak. In Googly Eyes, Cooper Barnes stars as Gary, whose chronic earache stirs up memories of his childhood and unresolved baggage with his ex-girlfriend. Directed by Simon Savelyev. Dance across an old Victorian mansion filled with whimsical animated characters in Fool of People. Directed by Jose Rodriguez.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 15, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 16, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Express Yourself (#310H) Duration: 23:23 STEREO TVPG-L

Nani (American Film Institute) - While doing community service, a young graffiti artist befriends an elderly woman and introduces her to the exhilarating rush of tagging. Directed by Justin Tipping.
Little Favour (University of Southern California) - Like poetry in motion, a single leaf morphs from clay to pencil to paper as it blows through a series of imaginative worlds. Directed by Yawen Zheng.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 19, 2016 -- 11:36pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 20, 2016 -- 5:36am Remind me

Somebody to Love (#407H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVPG-L

Kaori Momoi stars as a 55-year-old single office worker in Tokyo with nothing to look forward to but forced retirement and a lonely death in Oh Lucy! However, when her American English teacher gives her a blonde wig and a new identity, her perspective on life begins to change. Directed by Atsuko Hirayanagi. Then Tin takes us to the alleyways of Harlem, where a man mourns life and lost love in this jazz-age inspired stop-motion animation. Directed by Brandon Lake.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 21, 2016 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 22, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 23, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Reality Bites (#408H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVPG

Anna Camp, Frances Conroy, and Ashley Williams star in Sequin Raze, a behind-the-scenes look at life on a Bachelor-style reality television program. Adapted into Lifetime's award-winning television series UnREAL. Directed by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. Then get back in front of the TV with Kendall Got a Rose as a couple discusses the latest episode of The Bachelor as one gets ready for work. Directed by Luke Haskard.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 28, 2016 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 29, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 30, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • early Mon 9/26: planned KQEH/DT54 Over the Air outage

      UPDATE: This morning’s maintenance took place at 8:36am, with the signal restored at 8:45am. (DT54-1 through DT54-5) At some point early Monday morning Sept 26th (before 9am), the KQEH transmitter will be turned off for about 10 minutes for maintenance. Because of the short duration, most TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter […]

    • early Tues 9/13: KQEH DT54 (KQED Plus) planned overnight outage

      UPDATE: power was restored at 6:45am Tuesday. Most TVs will restore the channels automatically, but a few viewers may need to do a rescan. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (DT54-1 through 54-5) late Monday/early Tuesday 9/13 The DT54 Over the Air signal will be […]

    • Mon 8/01: DT9 Over the Air PSIP outage (apx 8:30am-2:30pm)

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:30pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9-1, 9-2 & 9-3 again. – – – – – (DT9-1, 9-2 & 9-3) BACKGROUND: the PSIP information line in our Over the Air signal stopped again this morning. So while we were still transmitting programming on our three channels, they […]

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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