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Upcoming Broadcasts:

McGarry Ranches / Bootmaker / Shiloh Rifles (#107H) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG

The rugged cowboy life at McGarry Ranches in Rexburg, ID; Idaho cowboy and custom bootmaker Seth Teichert; and recreating the rifles of the Old West at the Shiloh Sharps Rifle Company in Big Timber, Montana.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 7:30pm
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 1:30am

White Stallion / Loren Entz (#108H) Duration: 27:23 STEREO TVG

Learning to ride horses - and a lot more - at the White Stallion Dude Ranch in Tucson, AZ; Plus acclaimed Western painter and sculptor Loren Entz.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Bonanza/ Bair / Virgelle / Buckles (#109H) Duration: 27:41 STEREO TVG

Fast rides and cattle drives at Montana's Bonanza Creek Ranch; The West's "Hearst Castle" -The Bair Family Museum in Martinsdale, MT; Crossing the Missouri on Montana's River Ferries; The homestead cabin B&B in Virgelle, MT; plus the Bozeman artist who make buckles from barb wire.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Mustangs/ Mules/ Brenn Hill / Olaf (#110H) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

A wilderness horseback adventure to visit the wild mustangs of California's Eastern Sierra; Celebrating all things mule at Mule Days in Bishop, CA; The music of Western "sage rocker" Brenn Hill; and The Dean of Western Artists - Olaf Weighorst.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Tombstone Ranch / Geronimo's Hideout / Old Tucson Studios (#111H) Duration: 28:42 STEREO TVG

Historic Tombstone Arizona; Riding the desert trails of Tombstone Monument Ranch; Geronimo's hideout at Arizona's Cochise Stronghold; A tour of John Wayne's Old Tucson Movie Studios; Plus - rescuing Tucson's historic Rillito Park Race Track from the wrecking ball.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Rankin Ranch / Riding the Rose Parade / Indian Arts Market (#112H) Duration: 27:56 STEREO TVG

Meet the family working cattle and welcoming guests since 1863 at California's Rankin Ranch; The Cowboy Lawyers Association; Behind the scenes with the horses at the Pasadena Rose Parade; and the Native artists of the American Indian Arts Marketplace in Los Angeles.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 1:30am 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.