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Ebola Warriors (#302) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

This is the dramatic story of two hospitals: one fighting to keep the Ebola virus inside, and the other to keep it out. Follow Dr. Gillian Seton, a physician at Cooper SDA Hospital in Liberia, who is fighting to keep the epidemic out of her hospital in order to keep its doors open to patients who don't have the deadly virus. A few hours away in Sierra Leone, meet James, a local healthcare worker who is risking his life to treat Ebola patients in the Red Zone at Waterloo SDA Hospital. And watch how one of his patients is trying to obtain community acceptance as an Ebola survivor.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

It's About The Journey (#303) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

After a major snowboarding accident, Andre's athletic life completely changed when his left leg got amputated. But he hasn't let that slow him down. He becomes a triathlete and finds himself training for the biggest competition yet: the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. Through years of hard work and dedication, Andre learns that life is not about the destination, but about the journey.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

San Bernardino Strong (#301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Julie never thought she would be where she is now: healing from two gunshot wounds when her co-worker and his wife opened fire at an employee meeting in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks. In the midst of this tragedy, hope lives on. You see it in the eyes of Julie who is set on sharing her hope with others. You witness it in the heroic efforts of first responders helping those injured. And you feel it in a bond the community formed like never before.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

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, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 1, 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, Sep 5, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 8, 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, Sep 12, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 15, 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, Sep 19, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

End It Now (#103) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Child abuse is much more common than we think. The statistics are staggering, with one in four girls and one in six boys molested by the age of 18.Three individuals uncover their childhood secrets of abuse while clinicians share the dramatic the dramatic effect it has one a person's life. "End It Now" raises awareness about this silent killer and explores the part we can play in prevention.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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.