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Upcoming Broadcasts:

George Saunders / Lincoln in the Bardo (#620) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Lincoln in the Bardo is an astonishing feat of imagination and a bold step forward from one of the most important and influential writers of his generation. The long-awaited first novel from George Saunders: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 21, 2018 -- 8:30am

Mohsin Hamid / Exit West (#621) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

From the internationally bestselling author Mosin Hamid shares his astonishingly timely love story in his new novel Exit West. A book that brilliantly imagines the forces that transform ordinary people into refugees -- as they're driven from their homes to the uncertain embrace of new lands.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 26, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 26, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Laurie Frankel / This Is How It Always Is (#622) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Laurie Frankel discusses This Is How It Always Is - a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And it's about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don't get to keep them forever.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 4, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Ann Cleeves / Cold Earth and the Crow Trap (#623) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Gerda Saunders joins us with her very personal book - Memory's Last Breath - based on the "field notes" she keeps in her journal about her life distorted by dementia. Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders takes the reader and our viewers on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Hari Kunzru / White Tears (#624) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Hari Kunzru is one of the most talented fiction writers at work today. He comes to Well Read with his new book White Tears about two ambitious young musicians drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 18, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Gerda Saunders / Memory's Last Breath (#625) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Gerda Saunders joins us with her very personal book - Memory's Last Breath - based on the "field notes" she keeps in her journal about her life distorted by dementia. Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders takes the reader and our viewers on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you’re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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, 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

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.