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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: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 12:30pm

Stories from the Classroom (#201) Duration: 24:39 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Three short documentaries featuring unique stories from emerging Latino filmmakers: The Smallest Step animates 3D modeled avatars of diverse high school students against real world backdrops; Overcomers highlights two teenagers succeeding despite the odds stacked against them; and Every Girl Matters looks at an all-girls Catholic high school with a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Works In Progress (#202) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Follow five high school students on their journey to graduate and succeed, while facing daily challenges and barriers on that path. "Works in Progress" presents a slice of life on each student and the issues that test them, including poverty, violence and drug abuse.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano (#205) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

While most people avoid thinking about fears of the future at all costs photographer Phillip Toledano has decided to face his head on. Using DNA tests, fortune tellers, and a prosthetic makeup artist, Toledano immerses himself in the many dark possibilities that frighten him most, including obesity, desolation, stroke, isolation, suicide, and violent death.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Voices from Atlantic City (#203) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Follow students, teachers and staff at an Austin high school under threat of closure by the state. For years Eastside Memorial High School has been plagued by failing test scores and negative headlines. An Eastside Education spends one semester at one of Austin's lowest income schools, as teachers, parents, administrators, and students fight to meet state accountability standards or watch their school be closed.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Postcards from the Great Divide: Mn, Tx, Fl (#204) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

3 episodes from the Postcards from the Great Divide series examine the partisan split among the electorate in Minnesota, Texas & Florida. The Big Sort - There's a political self-sorting process that is happening across America. Blue voters are choosing to live in "creative-class" urban oases, as red voters remain in rural areas. Minnesota native Aaron Spading, conservative church-goer turned far-left Powderhorn Park resident, guides us as we explore one of those blue-dots-in-a-sea-of-red. Meetings with family and old neighbors illustrate just how deep the political gulf between people can be, but the film ends on a hopeful note; where there is dialogue, there can still be community. Post-Obama Drama - In 2008 and 2012 African-Americans in Florida turned out in record numbers for Barack Obama even when voting hours and registration rules were tightened. What are the challenges among the black electorate that the Democratic candidate in 2016 will face in this must-win state? To find out, we visit a number of African-Americans in the city, from a black chamber of commerce meeting, to a picnic of friends, and ending at a lively black heritage celebration. The Giant Still Sleeps - Pundits seem convinced that a purple Texas is just around the corner due to its burgeoning Latino population, yet the state gets redder and redder. One factor is that Latino turnout remains low. Our study case is Pasadena, a city just outside the limits of Houston, where Oscar Del Toro is registering and motivating potential voters as he plans his own city council race.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Postcards from the Great Divide: Wa, Nv, Wi (#206) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Three episodes from the Postcards from the Great Divide series examine the partisan split among the electorate in Washington, Nevada and Wisconsin. In PURPLE REIGN by Laura Nix, we follow a GOP strategist in the supposedly left-leaning state of Washington, as he works with socially moderate candidates, including a Latino former marine, to win swing districts and change the statehouse balance of power. SWINGING NEVADA by Laura Pacheco and Jackie Mow looks at Nevada, once solidly Republican. But things have changed as more Latinos have moved in. So what's the GOP strategy to win a changing purple state? WHATEVER HAPPENED TO WISCONSIN NICE? by Brad Lichtenstein, explores how the Badger State has become an ideological battleground in recent years and what to expect for the state's political future.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 21, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Postcards from the Great Divide: Ky, Ne, Co (#207) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Three episodes from the Postcards from the Great Divide series examine the partisan split among the electorate in Kentucky, Nebraska and Colorado. In GIBRALTAR MAY TUMBLE, we examine the disappearance of the Democratic Party in western Kentucky. In BLUE WIND ON A RED PRAIRIE, we travel through Nebraska with the new chair of the minority Democratic party. MILLION-DOLLAR SCHOOL BOARD looks at a little, local school board race in Colorado and how it became a million-dollar battle when dark money comes to town. All films by the award-winning team and Postcards From the Great Divide Executive Producers Louis Alvarez, Andrew Kolker, and Paul Stekler.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Veterans Coming Home: Military/Civilian Divide (#208) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Four documentary shorts from the Veterans Coming Home project look at the military-civilian divide in America. "Recruiting in Times Square" goes inside the recruitment process, and the unlikely candidates who enlist, including new Americans. "From War to the Happiest Place on Earth" features an Army veteran who has a picture perfect life and job but wrestles with the demons of post-traumatic stress disorder. "Invisible Wounds" explores the trauma of military sexual assault, and one survivor who seeks justice and healing. And it's not easy being a queer pacifist Vietnam veteran in "LGBT Rights and Vets for Peace." These stories reflect the diverse post-war experience of our veterans, as civilians ask how we can truly support our troops.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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

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Wave 9 and HD 164
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KQED Plus

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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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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

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