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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Tokyo, Japan (#405H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG

Mixing the ultra-modern with Edo-period traditions, locals guide Darley to the best food, culture and adventures in Japan's capital city of Tokyo. Explore top neighborhoods, markets, temples, and surprising areas of natural beauty, including a behind-the-scenes tour of a Tokyo sake brewery, sushi at the world's largest fish market, a hike at a sacred mountain and more.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Martinique Caribbean Culture (#406H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG

Darley travels with locals to learn about Martinique's unique culture and history, which includes famous figures like Empress Josephine and modern poets, artists and politicians. She travels through the capital city of Fort-de-France, to the Anse Cafard Slave Memorial, through urban markets and to an ancient Creole sugarcane plantation to learn about rhum agricole and enjoy a deeper dive into this French Caribbean Island.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Guadeloupe Islands Caribbean Adventures (#101H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Darley Newman joins local guides in the Guadeloupe Islands to discover this Caribbean island destination with unique French Creole influences. Viewers experience hiking a volcano, snorkeling the Jacques Cousteau Reserve, shopping in lively markets, and live music, UNESCO dance and art in the islands' largest city.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Maryland's Eastern Shore (#102H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Darley Newman leads viewers on an epic family road trip along Maryland's Eastern Shore, showcasing accessible adventures for multiple generations traveling together, including young children. Destinations include Assateague Island National Seashore to view wild horses, a rural farm that makes ice cream from cow to cone, Ocean City, Berlin, St Michaels and stunning beaches.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Belgium: Brussels & Beyond (#103H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explore Brussels during the annual Jazz festival, taking in fashion, Belgian chocolate and art deco architecture by foot and bicycle. Venture through the Ardennes region, where beer tasting, a top place to eat fries and rail biking are on tap. Visit diverse breweries, bakeries and markets in Liege and medieval Durbuy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 3:00am 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.