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Ian Rankin: Rather Be The Devil (#618) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

International best selling author Ian Rankin, fresh from his homeland of Scotland, talks about his latest tale for popular detective John Rebus in the new book Rather Be The Devil. A must read about power, corruption, and bitter rivalries in the dark heart of Edinburgh.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Viet Thanh Nguyen / The Refugees (#619) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Pulitzer prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen shares with Well Read audiences his second work of fiction, The Refugees. A book about the aspirations of those who leave one country for another, and the relationships and desires for self-fulfillment that define our lives.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

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: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Margo Livesey, Mercury (#611) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

A grieving optometrist is blind to the family drama and psychological deterioration playing out before his very eyes. Today author of "Mercury," Margo Livesey takes us inside a marriage broken by secrets and obsession and tells why she chose a magnificent horse to set off a chain reaction of deceit and crime. In Bookmarks, Mary Ann Gwinn gives us a reading list full of unbridled obsession: five books about horses and the people who love them.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

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, Apr 28, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.