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Hogmanay In Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland) (#106H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Mickela heads to Edinburgh, Scotland to celebrate Hogmanay, the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration. While there, she explores Scotland's traditional dances of ceilidh, Highland dance, and step dance.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me

Montreal Then & Now (Montreal, Canada) (#107H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Montreal's European history translates to its traditional dances from France, England, Scotland, and Ireland - Mickela gets a taste of this Old World feel at La Grande Rencontre Festival, while also experiencing the artistic modernity of this city. She also gets a first-hand lesson on dance for people with disabilities.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me

Waltzing In Vienna (Vienna, Austria) (#108H) Duration: 28:18 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The world-renowned ball season in Vienna, Austria emulates the ostentatious lifestyle of the 18th & 19th century imperial family, the House of Habsburg, with its traditional Viennese waltzes. Mickela dons a gown in celebration while also learning the knee-slapping traditions of Schuhplattler in the hills of Steiermark!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 13, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me

Malaysia, Part 1 (Western Malaysia) (#109H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Mickela discovers the diversity and multi-faceted cultural history in the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur, from its Chinese, Indian, and Malay dance influences.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 20, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me

Malaysia, Part 2 (Eastern Malaysia) (#110H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Mickela digs deeper into the Portuguese colonial influence and the indigenous tribal communities in the Eastern part of Malaysia as she celebrates Gawai, the Harvest Festival.e

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 27, 2017 -- 4:00am 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.

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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.