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The Mask of the Demon (#136H) Duration: 44:56 STEREO TVPG

Lady Felicia knows the Hollywood star Rex Bishop who is in Kembleford filming a "B" movie The Brides of the Demon. He invites Father Brown and Mrs McCarthy, a fan of Bishop, to view the filming. Tensions are evident between the film's participants, the director, his actress wife, a starlet, Rex Bishop, and the writer. The director is found dead wearing a demon's mask and Inspector Mallory does not appreciate Father Brown's help. First appearance of Jack Deam as Inspector Mallory.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Upcott Fraternity (#126H) Duration: 46:37 STEREO TVPG

Father Brown is visiting his old Rector at Upcott Seminary for trainee priests when a student commits suicide, Brown attempts to find the truth behind his death and a student a year earlier; both members of a secret fraternity that has closed ranks. Father Brown enlists Sid to go undercover as trainee priest despite Mrs McCarthy's misgivings.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

The Kemblefored Boggart (#127H) Duration: 46:48 STEREO TVRE

The domineering father of a successful young writer, 22 year old Hannah, is murdered in a locked room and the only suspect is an itinerant traveller who comes to Kembleford every year in a caravan with his mother. Father Brown's suspicions are aroused when the murder has the hallmarks of a Boggart, an unwelcome infant from another world; created by Hannah in her book.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

The Brewer's Daughter (#137H) Duration: 44:23 STEREO TVPG

Sid falls for Grace Fitzgerald, the married heiress to a brewery, and is her alibi when Mallory arrests her for murdering her father in a fire. Fitzgerald, refusing to use Sid as an alibi, asks Father Brown to search for the real killer and he uncovers evidence that Fitzgerald's husband and her younger sister killed the father. The suicide and a note left by another lover of Fitzgerald complicates the issue as he had been sacked by her husband when he caught them kissing.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Lair of the Libertines (#128H) Duration: 46:41 STEREO TVRE

Father Brown, Mrs McCarthy, and Felicia find themselves stranded at a hotel hired by Madame Chania and her guests, international playboys, seeking hedonistic pleasures. When a local prostitute is found murdered in the grounds and two of the guests are killed; Father Brown realizes they are all in the lair of a hunter intent on killing them all.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

The Hangman's Demise (#138H) Duration: 45:04 STEREO TVPG

A former hangman, Henry Lee, is confronted at his wedding anniversary by a mother about her son whom he executed a year before for the murder of a court secretary - an execution where the condemned man whispered to Lee the identity of the real killer. The following morning Lee is poisoned with hemlock. His friend George, an ex-policeman, is arrested and released. The mother, recently released from prison, is arrested and a motive for Lee's wife emerges. Father Brown untangles a web of deceit and corruption in the police as Lee lays dying.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Truth in the Wine (#129H) Duration: 47:06 STEREO TVRE

A dead dog in a vat of wine precedes the shooting to death of an itinerant labourer and theft of wages from the safe in the study of Colonel Anthony Forbes-Leith owner of a failing winery. Father Brown discovers none of the suspects are whom they pretend to be.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Crackpot of the Empire (#139H) Duration: 44:11 STEREO TVPG

Father Brown is apprehensive when he receives an invitation to a party given by the recently-released Uncle Mirth, a former music hall comedian whom Brown helped put in an asylum. When Brown and the other invitees arrive at the venue, a derelict warehouse, he and Mirth's brother find envelopes containing their death certificates. Inspector Mallory finds another death certificate for a second brother who had died of a heart attack outside the presbytery the previous day.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Judgement of Man (#130H) Duration: 46:46 STEREO TVRE

An exhibition of valuable art at the Belvedere Museum includes a priceless artwork on loan from the Vatican. Father Brown spots his nemesis Hercule Flambeau not realizing he is a pawn in Flambeau's plan to steal the picture and wreak revenge on the museum's curator; a man who during the war had helped the Nazis loot paintings from Jewish families. Flambeau is shocked to find a woman, he thought dead, from his past seeking to avenge the death of her parents by killing the curator.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 30, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 31, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Daughter of Autolycus (#140H) Duration: 44:55 STEREO TVPG

Father Brown knows the Pope's coronation gift to the Queen of a priceless cross is too tempting to Flambeau and Brown convinces the Bishop to let him guard it. Flambeau arrives on Brown's doorstep seeking his help to steal the cross in order to save the life of his daughter whom he has never met, and who has been kidnapped by Flambeau's criminal partner he once left for dead. Before they can steal the cross it goes missing from the Bishop's Palace. Brown has underestimated Papal politics, Flambeau's daughter, and the consciences of men.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Rod of Asclepius (#141H) Duration: 44:40 STEREO TVPG

Lady Felicia's reckless driving lands her and Mrs McCarthy in adjoining hospital beds. A new admittance to the ward dies the following morning on the operating table. A nurse claims it is murder and is found dead the same afternoon, forcing Inspector Mallory to do more than his initial cursory investigation. Father Brown follows a different line of inquiry and Lady Felicia and Mrs. McCarthy's snooping put the latter in danger on the same operating table.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Time Machine (#131H) Duration: 46:50 STEREO TVRE

Lady Felicia involves Father Brown with Jacob Francis, a young quantum physicist, who claims to have built a time machine so he can go back in time to prove his father was murdered in his locked laboratory by one of his family. When Francis proves his machine works he is murdered in the same laboratory; leaving Father Brown's only option to use the machine and see who killed the father and son.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 13, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Missing Man (#142H) Duration: 43:40 STEREO TVPG

A pilot returns from the dead after 8 years as Father Brown is about to marry his wife to his brother. No-one except his daughter is pleased to see him, especially his father who believes him to be a deserter. When the returnee is found shot in the head and blood-stained women's clothing is found, Inspector Mallory charges the wife, dismissing the daughter's claims that another woman entered the house. Father Brown finds a visiting card for a cross-dressing bar, realizes the identity of the real killer and that they cannot be exposed.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Standing Stones (#132H) Duration: 46:53 STEREO TVRE

Father Brown and Mrs McGuire visit the cottage hospital in the village of Standing where many of the children have been struck down by an outbreak of Polio. The desperate villagers, seeking a cure, sacrifice an innocent girl in a pagan blood ceremony at ancient stones. Her best friend, whose child is in an iron lung, is arrested for murder. When the murdered girl was discovered to be pregnant another motive emerges; and Father Brown believes another innocent is to be sacrificed at the stones unless he intervenes.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 20, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Resurrectionists (#143H) Duration: 45:12 STEREO TVPG

Father Brown is puzzled when the grave of a recent burial is opened and the body is missing, only for it to turn up at the premises of a different undertaker. Inspector Mallory is even more mystified as the victim died of decapitation in a motor cycle accident with no sign of other injury. The undertaker is arrested and the animosity between him and the victim's mother is evident for all to see. Father Brown uncovers the reason behind their hatred and the forbidden love which the victim had for the undertaker's daughter.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Paradise of Thieves (#133H) Duration: 45:50 STEREO TVRE

Father Brown and Mrs McCarthy are at the local bank when armed raiders force the manager to open the locked safe using Father Brown as a witness. The robbers flee when the vault is opened and the manager's son-in-law is discovered dead inside. As the only key-holder Inspector Sullivan arrests the manager. Father Brown uncovers fraud at the bank, by the manager, financing a seedy nightclub owned by his son-in-law; but he needs Sid's help to break into the vault to discover how the murder was committed.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

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 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

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

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

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too