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The Elephant Who Found A Mom (#101H) Duration: 54:01 STEREO TVPG

This is the heartbreaking story of Aisha, the baby elephant orphan, and Daphne Sheldrick, the woman who became her human foster parent. Their intense bond reaches a crisis point when Daphne leaves Aisha with a babysitter for a few days to attend her daughter's wedding. Aisha believes she has lost Daphne for good and refuses to eat, leading to her death. Heartbroken, Daphne uses the lessons learned from Aisha's short life to help her save more than 150 orphans over the next 40 years.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Ape Who Went to College (#102H) Duration: 54:01 STEREO TVPG

This is the incredible story of Chantek, the orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 70s and 80s. Taught to speak in sign language, he is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person. "

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me

The Rhino Who Joined The Family (#103H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife vet Dr. John Condy. Rupert captured the hearts of the vet's four young children before his eventual release into the wild. Fifty years later, the children are searching for clues to their childhood friend's fate.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Seal Who Came Home (#104H) Duration: 55:31 STEREO TVPG

Andre, "the seal who came home," is the true story of a two-day old wild harbor seal who, in 1961, was rescued from certain death by Harry Goodridge, an arborist from Rockport, Maine. Over the next 25 years, Andre and Harry established a friendship that brought Andre into the world of humans without Andre ever having to give up his wildness. The human world gave Andre shelter during the harsh New England winter. But staying wild at heart meant Andre had the know-how to be able to make the 200 mile swim home to Rockport. This interspecies friendship weathered every kind of challenge including at the end, Andre's blindness.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

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