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Upcoming Broadcasts:

The Scorpion Tower (#101) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow the construction of one of the most complex skyscrapers ever to make it off the drawing board. Its design is so radical that construction experts have turned to a building material never before used in skyscrapers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Europe in the Desert (#102) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can six sand islands, poking out of the Persian Gulf near Dubai, be transformed into the most luxurious holiday destination on earth? One man believes they can and he's risking tens of millions of dollars to prove it.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me

The Floating House (#103) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow the build to make living beneath the waves into a reality as a team in Dubai attempts to construct a floating house combining the best of land and marine design. Will they achieve the impossible?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 kqed.org/54move 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

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

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 pbskids.org.

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.