Donate

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Child Safety On Planes & Hidden Gems of Panama (#104) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Why child safety seats should be required on airplanes; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Panama; correspondent Tracy Gallagher shows some tricks for childproofing a hotel room.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

How Safe Is Your Hotel? & Hidden Gems of Costa Rica (#106) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Terror attacks and their effects on hotel security; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Costa Rica; correspondent Alyssa Chevrolet reports on an opportunity where volunteer vacationers help to protect endangered snakes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Truth about Travel Insurance & Hidden Gems of Bermuda (#107) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Which types of travel insurance are worth having; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Bermuda; correspondent Alyssa Caverley takes a "One-Tank Trip" to California's wine country in Santa Barbara.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Boom in Medical Tourism & Hidden Gems of New Zealand (#108) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The growing trend in medical tourism; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of New Zealand; a former NFL player-turned-pilot whose career has really taken off in Abu Dhabi.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 2, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

How Safe is Your Commuter Flight? & Hidden Gems of Wales (#109) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Safety standards for regional airline pilots; Peter's "Hidden Gems" in Wales; how retired airplanes are being given a new life in the form of distinctive furniture and high-end houses.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 8, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 9, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

World's Riskiest Airports & Hidden Gems of Turks & Caicos (#110) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Some of the world's most challenging airports for pilots; Peter's "Hidden Gems" on the Caribbean islands of Turks & Caicos; correspondent Alyssa Caverley shows how to give back while creating artisan chocolate in Costa Rica.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 16, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Truth about Timeshares & Hidden Gems of Fort Lauderdale, Florida (#111) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Timeshare scams; Peter's "Hidden Gems" in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; an airline in the United Arab Emirates with service that is a throwback to the golden age of flying.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me

The Real Dangers of Pet Travel & Hidden Gems of Jamaica (#112) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pet travel on board airplanes; correspondent Scott McCartney explains why airlines cancel lightly booked flights; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Jamaica.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    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