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The Tanganyika Green (#158H) Duration: 59:46 STEREO TVG

Father Brown (Mark Williams) welcomes Aldous (Richard Huw) and his daughter Grace (Pepter Lunkuse) to Kembleford, who are visiting for the County Fair. They've recently moved from Tanganyika and are on the lookout for a medical school for Grace. Excited about the antiques marquee, Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) can't wait to have her heirloom broach valued. At the Red Lion, Bunty (Emer Kenny) offers a room at Montague to antiques expert Wynford (Miles Jupp) who isn't happy with the accommodation at the inn. The next morning Grace finds her father's body the floor of his room. As Father Brown comforts her, Inspector Mallory (Jack Deam) arrests Grace, accusing her of giving her father sleeping pills that interfered with his malaria medication, after she found out that he could no longer fund her education. Father Brown however believes Grace's grief is genuine and is determined to find the real culprit...

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 1:00am
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

The Fire in the Sky (#159H) Duration: 44:36 STEREO TVG

William (Nick Dunning) chases his daughter Charlotte (Allegra Marland) through the dark woods behind his house. His vision distorts and he falls to his knees. The next day, Father Brown (Mark Williams) and Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) visit a disorientated William who says that Charlotte's gone. Later Charlotte staggers into the police station, shouting that 'it's trying to get out.' She loses consciousness and is taken to Kembleford Cottage Hospital where Dr Ashley (David Sturzaker) and nurse Alisha (Kiran Sonia Sawar) treat her. When a young man Sean (Sam Jackson) arrives to see how she is, William erupts, telling him to go. Father Brown discovers that Sean was William's gardener who was recently sacked. That night William panics as he sees an alien shape through the window. The next day his body is found in a locked room and Father Brown suspects he's been poisoned...

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Penitent Man (#160H) Duration: 44:42 STEREO TVG

Flambeau (John Light) is incarcerated under suspicion of murder. When Father Brown (Mark Williams) visits him he denies killing his cohort Flynn (Callum Dixon) and asks the priest to hear his confession if he's convicted. Flynn's wife Peggy (Emma Pallant) later tells Father Brown that she witnessed Flambeau dragging Flynn's body to the river and throwing it in. At the presbytery, Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) thinks that Flynn is still alive and has framed Flambeau. Father Brown leaves the surveillance to her and Bunty (Emer Kenny) while he attends Flambeau's pre-trial hearing. He's shocked to hear Flambeau plead guilty then be sentenced to death by hanging. Meanwhile, Bunty and Mrs McCarthy spy Flynn through the window at Peggy's house and manage to escape after they're seen. However Father Brown has realised that Flambeau isn't the victim in all of this, he's the architect. But what if his plan backfires?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 11:15pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 5:15am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

The Hammer of God (#101H) Duration: 51:54 STEREO TVRE

The brother of an Anglican vicar is killed with a blacksmith's hammer. The blacksmith's wife, who had been blackmailed by the victim, confesses; Father Brown must find a killer who believes it was God's work from the victim's many enemies before an innocent woman is sent to the gallows.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

The Flying Stars (#102H) Duration: 50:44 STEREO TVRE

The Flying Stars is a valuable necklace belonging to the theatrical Adams family. When the mother drowns in the lake, it is initially thought an accident - until the tensions within the family are exposed. An Italian coin arouse Father Brown's suspicions and and a pair of shoes that are too large put Lady Felicia's life in danger.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me

The Wrong Shape (#103H) Duration: 47:45 STEREO TVRE

Ex-doctor Leonard Quinton is foretold of his death by his Indian manservant and asks Father Brown to look after his estranged wife after his death. Quinton is found hanged and murder is suspected by Brown and Inspector Valentine but the unmarked headstone of a three month old baby buried in the garden and his treatment of his wife for morning sickness with a new German drug provides the tragic answer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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 […]

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.