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The Exceptionally Extraordinary (#206H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

By Lindsey Phillips and Lauren Domino. Come along with colorful characters carrying on a cherished Mardi Gras tradition as they gather at the epicenter of all things costuming - the family-owned Jefferson Variety fabric and craft store. The film highlights the creativity and personal expression linked in the cultural identity and narrative of New Orleans and provides a deeper look into the significance of costuming and the carnival season.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Episode #104 Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Tells the story of Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana and the Native American community fighting to save its culture as its land washes away. A Film by Rebecca Ferris.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Red Wolf Revival (#210) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

By Rosh Patel and Madison McClintock. Three decades ago, the nearly-extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain - and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Counter Histories: Rock Hill (#105) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

In 1961 nine college men decided they were ready to go to jail to fight segregation laws and inequality in Rock Hill, SC. Their sit-in at the local whites-only lunch counter changed the course of the civil rights movement by introducing a new strategy. This film explores the story of the 'Friendship 9', and the human capacity to find courage, take action, and inspire change. By Ellen Barnard and Fr3deR1ck Taylor.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

The Last Barn Dance (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

By Ted Richardson (Encore Presentation). A story about farming, fragility, and a fight to save the family business. Randy Lewis struggles to save his dairy farm in the piedmont region of North Carolina, where dozens of family-owned dairies have disappeared. While keeping the business afloat, Randy also hosts one of the only true old-time barn dances left in the region, keeping the tradition alive and the community that loves it.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

120 Days (#208H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

By Ted Roach. Due to his immigration status, family man Miguel Cortes must make a tough choice. After an unexpected traffic stop, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico - leaving his wife and two daughters. Will he leave for Mexico or disappear into the shadows in his adopted homeland?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

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.