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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Sherman Alexie / You Don't Have to Say You Love (#626) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories of a childhood few can imagine-growing up dirt-poor on an Indian reservation, one of four children raised by alcoholic parents. Throughout, a portrait emerges of his mother as a beautiful, mercurial, abusive, intelligent, complicated woman. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me is a powerful account of a complicated relationship, an unflinching and unforgettable remembrance from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

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, Jul 7, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 9, 2017 -- 8:30am 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, Jul 14, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 8:30am 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, Jul 21, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 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, Jul 28, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • 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 […]

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.