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South Africa: Saving The Mighty Rhino (#111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join explorer Richard Wiese as he journeys to South Africa, for incredible encounters with white rhinos and elephants. Richard joins a conservation team on foot and by helicopter as they implant tracking devices to help monitor rhinos and protect them against poachers. He's welcomed into a Zulu tribe and meets some enterprising women who started a community garden that feeds the tribe and supplies local safari lodges.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Cyprus: Cleopatra's Secret Island (#113H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Richard Wiese travels to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus steeped in ancient tales of love and intrigue. He joins world-famous archeologist Dr. Joan Connelly, who is digging for clues to confirm the existence of a sacred temple built by Cleopatra to honor her love child with Julius Caesar. Richard visits the organic farm and restaurant of one of Cyprus' most celebrated chefs, and learns about the famous "tatsia" dance.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

England: The Queen's Swan (#112H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Richard Wiese in England. He discovers that an unlikely bird, the swan, has played a key role in Britain's long line of proud traditions. Richard visits the Abbotsbury Swannery, where caring for these magnificent birds is a royal institution. He meets the Queen's Swan Warden and the Swan Herd and participates in a swan rescue.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Namibia: Painted People of the Desert (#114H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explorer Richard Wiese travels to the African country of Namibia. He treks through the Namib Desert to meet members of the Himba tribe, whose way of life remains unchanged over thousands of years. Richard encounters an array of wild creatures, from giraffes to dune beetles, which have adapted to the extreme desert conditions. Richard also tracks the elusive white rhino and discovers mysterious "fairy circles."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Scotland: Land of Loch Ness (#115H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Journey with Richard Wiese to Scotland as he competes in the Highland Games, a celebration of Scottish traditions that goes back more than a thousand years. Richard meets a shepherd who is one of the top trainers of Scottish Sheepdogs. On the waters of Loch Ness, he learns the secrets of Nessie from the man who's spent more than 40 years searching for the legendary monster.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

South Africa: Amazing Encounters (#116H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Richard Wiese explores the wildest part of South Africa's fabled Kruger National Park where he encounters elephants, lions and giraffes. He finds out how local communities are banding together to fight poaching and create a new economy based on ecotourism. And he visits a Makuleke village to learn how this proud tribe has helped transform this region into a flourishing wildlife reserve.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

India: Incredible Land (#117H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Richard Wiese as he discovers India by rickshaw, samples savory cuisine and learns why yoga nourishes body and soul. With a family of dancers, he experiences the rhythms of a rural Indian village. Richard then takes to the streets for a game of gulley cricket, one of India's most popular sports. And in Kanchipuram, the City of a Thousand Temples, he receives the Hindu "archana" blessing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 2:00am 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.