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Upcoming Broadcasts:

The Lasting Impact (#304) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Wilber "Wil" Alexander has sat at the bedside of the sick and the dying for the last 40 years, inviting the wounded to tell their stories. This story follows Wil as he uniquely cares for sick, wounded, and terminal patients by walking alongside them and aiding in their search for meaning and healing in their time of unique vulnerability.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Against All Odds (#305) Duration: 26:45 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

For the Purcells, their fairy tale life came to a halt when the doctor diagnosed Pat with prostate cancer. As the second leading cause of cancer death, prostate cancer affects one in seven men. The Purcells are set to fight this deadly disease and explore every treatment option they could find. Little do they know that 25 years earlier, a doctor 1200 miles away risked his entire career to pioneer a new cancer treatment using protons.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Heart to Heart (#101) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

For the Escarcega family, their worst nightmare becomes a harrowing reality. Their newborn baby is slowly dying from congenital heart disease. Doctors tell them it's the beginning of the end...unless a heart becomes available for transplant surgery. Will Baby David receive a heart in time? "Heart to Heart" follows Baby David's journey ad reflects on the pioneering efforts of infant heart transplantation with Baby Fae.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Out of the Rubble (#102) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

The 2010 earthquake in Haiti brought utter destruction to the country. Trapped under the rubble for three days, 8-year old Sebastian Lamothe is faced with the reality of losing his parents, his home, and his leg. Yet his courage prevails in the face of death.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.