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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Hunger In America (#114) Duration: 27:09 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Food insecurities and portraits of the hungry in America; the ironic story of Californian farmers who don't have enough to eat; a suburban Chicago family feeling the economic pinch at the dinner table; and big city food deserts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Caring at the End (#117) Duration: 26:54 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Stories from North Carolina, California, and Ohio. As our loved ones near the end of their lives, the difficulty in comforting them reverberates in the lives of family members, caretakers, and communities: a woman with young children of her own must find balance as she cares for her ailing mother; a look at the intimate bond between patient and caretaker; the story of a man who personifies "in sickness and in health"; and how the power of music can awaken sleeping minds.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

Head Trauma at War (#104) Duration: 26:52 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Harnessing The Sun (#118) Duration: 7:04 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

The story of America's solar industry, and the promise of solar today and tomorrow: the rise and fall of the 1970s American solar energy program; a non-profit dedicated to providing low income families with solar panels; the Seattle company that built "the world's greenest office building"; and the creative couple in Idaho blazing new solar paths for America's highways.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Building An Identity (#119) Duration: 28:14 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

As the Asian American population in the United States rises, so do their questions about their place in America; a Japanese-Filipino man narrates the story of his "becoming American"; a group of mixed race professionals is New York address issues of identity and acceptance; and new mothers try to balance their old heritage with their new culture.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me

PTSD: Bringing The War Home (#120) Duration: 27:42 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

An examination of the terrifying syndrome that's all too common among U.S. veterans returning from combat zones: a devastating injury pushes one former soldier into the dark; the family of a Navy Seal tells his tragic story; a woman rebuilds her post-war life; and a program at the City College of San Francisco committed to rehabbing veterans.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 27, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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