Upcoming Broadcasts:

Episode #204H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Joanie Smith of Shapiro and Smith Dance couples text and movement to envisage relationships in her choreography. Yudong Shen infuses his Asian brush paintings with color and contrast to create landscapes that reflect both China and Minnesota. Perci Chester creates larger-than-life metal sculptures using unexpected tools and techniques. The acclaimed Americana rock band, Gear Daddies, celebrates the 25th anniversary of their album "Billy's Life Bait" at First Avenue.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 18, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me

The Telling Project, Mark Rivard, Desdamona (#304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Through the power of personal stories and theatrical performance, The Telling Project narrows the veteran-civilian divide. Mark Rivard has garnered attention for his work in skateboard art, which he now uses to educate and inspire youth. Desdamona is a hip hop MC, a spoken word artist, poet and teacher who has been a pillar of the Twin Cities hip hop scene for decades.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 24, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Brandon Kuehn, Sally Power, Chiaki O'Brien, Sam Militich (#305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Paranormal artist Brandon Kuehn has been traveling around Minnesota gathering stories that inspire his artwork. When she emigrated from Japan, Chiaki O'Brien brought her knowledge of Saori weaving to Minnesota and now shares it with her new community. Sally Power specializes in the centuries-old art of paper marbling. Combining his American roots and Eastern European heritage, guitarist Sam Miltich found a home in jazz manouche.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 5, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 6, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Mar 10, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you’re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels



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



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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.