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Episode #103H Duration: 24:02 STEREO TV14

Ash is confused about his career. Freddie, who has an important audition coming up, suggests Ash pursue acting and teaches him the tricks of the trade. When Ash secures an acting role after only one audition, Freddie is thrown into a state of depression. Stuart must come up with a plan to renew his confidence. Meanwhile, Violet seeks advice from Freddie and Stuart about her tumultuous love affair with her Hungarian boyfriend.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -- 11:05pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 -- 5:05am Remind me

Episode #104H Duration: 23:37 STEREO TV14

Freddie, Stuart and the gang go clubbing after Ash gets a job handing out club fliers. By the end of the night, only Freddie is left standing and Stuart feels left out. Overcome by popularity, Freddie heads back to the club with Ash's trendy friends, but soon realizes clubbing isn't for him. With Violet in Argentina with her new lover, Stuart seeks comfort in his dotty friend Penelope, who offers him some surprising advice.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -- 11:31pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 -- 5:31am Remind me

Episode #105H Duration: 23:56 STEREO TV14

Freddie and Stuart invite Ash and his new girlfriend, Chloe, to dinner. Infrequent acting work has been getting Freddie down, but things are looking up for Ash, who has fallen in love with the perfect woman. Or is she? As the evening progresses, Chloe's habits stop seeming so sweet, and tensions mount over dinner. Violet, meanwhile, is having difficulty with her lover in Buenos Aires.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Episode #106H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TV14

Freddie and Stuart expect a long-awaited guest at their anniversary party. When Ash accidentally mentions the party to Stuart's mother, Stuart decides, finally, to tell her that he and Freddie are a couple. The whole clan comes around again to celebrate a typically awkward and eventful evening. Freddie is excited about the arrival of a celebrity actor he invited, but Stuart doubts she'll show up.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Holiday Special (#107H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TV14

Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi) host a holiday soiree in their small central London flat. Ash (Iwan Rheon), their young upstairs neighbor, has volunteered to cook the meal, their feisty best friend Violet (Frances de la Tour) is up to her old tricks, and a wicked game of Truth or Dare brings up hidden truths -- and surprises as well.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Sister (#201H) Duration: 25:10 STEREO TV14

Violet panics when her wealthy sister Lillian, whom she hasn't seen in years, announces a visit. Worried that Lillian will discover the truth, Violet and friends begin an elaborate ruse to save her from humiliation. Meanwhile, Ash is keen to introduce his new girlfriend, Jess, to the group, but he's in for a surprise.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 5:30am 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.