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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Death and Dying (#108) Duration: 27:09 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

An uplifting meditation on death and dying with stories that prepares us for the journey. An embalmer in Toledo, Ohio prepares a deceased person with the precision and attention of an artist; a dying Brooklyn woman prepares for her final journey with dignity, grace and a dinner party; a teenage hospice volunteer shares advice from his patients and his experience growing up amidst a landscape of violence and death in Brooklyn, New York; and observations from an urban Memphis, Tennessee philosopher.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 2:00am
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 8:00am

Social Media (#109) Duration: 27:52 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

We get social, with social media! Finding the people using social media to change the world. The Chicago painting duo, who use Twitter to reward treasure hunters; documentary cameras hit the streets of Raleigh-Durham, NC, to ask how social media influenced the 2012 presidential election; a look at what happens when an entire generation of Instagram users get together with their cameras on the beaches of Santa Monica, California; and how Facebook helped to make a young Los Angeleno boy's dream come true.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 4, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 4, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

Poetry In Motion (#110) Duration: 27:13 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Storytelling with a kick! The words, sounds and people that bring poetry to life - a painful story about bullying; powerful memories of a soon-to-be demolished housing project; inaccurate assumptions about a pretty face; coming to terms and acceptance with loss; and the melting pot of identity politics. Five pieces from cities across the USA, including San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago and Minneapolis, that are connected by the rhythm of words and the search for identity.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 8, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 8, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 11, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 11, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

Urban Gardening (#111) Duration: 27:18 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Sowing the Seeds of Change... planting ideas for sustainability and self-sufficiency. You might think of it as a Midwest rust belt town, but community gardeners in Flint, Michigan are undergoing a variety of projects and planting the seeds of hope for economic revitalization. From green belts to green thumbs -- a couple works with children to hone their martial arts and gardening skills; and two women toil with the local Flint government to get their garden growing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 18, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 18, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 10:30pm Remind me

Living The Dream (#112) Duration: 27:08 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Living the life! Whether it's in the cozy confines or your own home, or venturing out to find your calling in the big wide world - four subjects in pursuit of their dreams. An array of Airstream enthusiasts in Colorado have their own rules for the road; an unlikely roper from Lafayette, Louisiana hopes to lasso himself a winner; a Brooklyn, New York collector with an eye for the unusual finds beauty in found objects and a decorated war veteran returns to pursue his gridiron goals at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me

Episode #201 Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 2, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 2, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

Drive Like A Girl (#113) Duration: 26:41 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

This documentary follows New York's champion all-girls robotics team, The Iron Maidens, just one year after they beat more than 60 male-dominated teams in a regional competition. Though they advanced to the national stage in Atlanta, GA, they lost before winning it all. Now, they've returned for another shot at the title. They had six weeks to design, program and build a robot alongside their brother team and one of their competitors, the Sciborgs. The struggles they face reveal what it takes to be a group of girls excelling at a boys' game and their successes are a glimpse at the changing roles of females in science and technology.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 6, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 9, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 9, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

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, Oct 13, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 13, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 16, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 16, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

Immigration: Home (#115) Duration: 27:08 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

The immigration trail to Nashville, Tennessee; Bhutan refugees who come for religious freedom; the relocation and adaptation of Somalians; and the flourishing professionals in the Kurdish community.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 20, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 20, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 23, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 23, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

Immigration: on the Border (#116) Duration: 27:00 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Stories from Arizona and California. Issues on immigration - from both sides of the fence; the treacherous conditions migrants face while trying to cross into the United States;danger for the children of immigrants who are left behind; and the vigilante Americans who patrol the border.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 27, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 27, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 30, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 30, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

Immigration: Language (#124) Duration: 29:00 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Language creates barriers and opportunities for refugees and immigrants in Tennessee, from a mobile ESL classroom, to Spanish-language newspapers, to "English Only" laws.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 11:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

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