Upcoming Broadcasts:

Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction (#331) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Scientist Kolbert proposes that we are in the midst of the sixth major die-off in the earth's history, this one caused by humans.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 -- 4:00am
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 -- 10:00am

Dinaw Mengestu, All Our Names (#332) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

A deep tale of Africa, immigrants, love and friendship from award-winning author Mengestu.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Carol Cassella, Gemini (#333) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Anesthesiologist and author Cassella explores end-of-life issues in her latest novel, a mystery set amid the world of doctors and medicine.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Anthony Doerr, All The Light We Cannot See (#334) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

A stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Sam Kean, The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons (#335) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Kean explains the brain's secret passageways while recounting forgotten stories of common people whose struggles, resiliency, and deep humanity made modern neuroscience possible.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Tom Rachman, The Rise and Fall of Great Powers (#337) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Roz Chast, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (#338) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels


Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs


Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too