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Upcoming Broadcasts:

James Bay/Rhiannon Giddens (#4202H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Enjoy performances by acclaimed singer/songwriters Bay and Giddens. Englishman Bay plays songs from his chart-topping debut Chaos and the Calm. North Carolina native Giddens performs tunes from her Grammy-nominated solo debut Tomorrow Is My Turn.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 12:00am

Margo Price/Hayes Carll (#4210H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Welcome up-and-coming country singers Margo Price and Hayes Carll to ACL. Price supports her debut album Midwest Farmer's Daughter, while Carll sings songs from his album Lovers and Leavers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Ryan Adams/Shakey Graves (#4109H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Enjoy intimate performances from singer/songwriters Ryan Adams and Shakey Graves. Adams performs a special acoustic set of hits and deep cuts. Graves showcases his latest effort, And the War Came.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Tom Waits (#3714) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Tom Waits performs in this classic episode from 1979.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Head and the Heart/Benjamin Booker (#4306H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Dig the modern Americana sounds of The Head and The Heart and Benjamin Booker. Seattle's folk-rocking THaTH supports its latest acclaimed album Signs of Light, while New Orleans' Booker rips through the blues, soul and rock of Witness.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 4:00pm 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.