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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: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 9:00pm

Native American Culture (#105) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Three stories about the modern Native American culture: A look at how climate change is effecting a Pacific Northwest tribe known as the "Salmon People" and how science can help find a solution; the Lincoln, Nebraska rock star artist who's creating sculptures, linking the past to the present; and the fight an Oklahoma tribe tries to revive their fading language.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 9, 2015 -- 10:30pm Remind me

Defying Disabilities (#106) Duration: 27:30 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Three stories question the limits of any disability: the loving marriage of two intellectually-challenged individuals in New York City; a volunteer program that introduces unlikely candidates to surfing on the North Shore of Hawaii; and a blind North Carolina hiker sets out to climb the Appalachian Trail.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 16, 2015 -- 10:30pm Remind me

Beehive Spirits (#107) Duration: 27:23 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Utah is not exactly the first place you think of when talking about alcohol and liquor. But since the early days of prohibition, The Beehive State has a unique foray into distilling spirits. We retrace Utah's fight for and against alcohol with a look at the characters keeping it alive today.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me

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

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
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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