Upcoming Broadcasts:

Gary Clark Jr./Courtney Barnett (#4104H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Experience the contemporary R&B of Austin's Gary Clark Jr. as he plays songs from his album The Story of Sonny Boy Slim. Rocking Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett performs tunes from her LP Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me

TV on the Radio/The War On Drugs (#4105H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Dig the best in modern rock with TV on the Radio and The War on Drugs. TVOTR showcases cuts from their latest LP Seeds, while TWOD features songs from its most recent album Lost in the Dream.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me

2016 Hall of Fame New Year's Eve Special (#4214H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

The Austin City Limits Hall of Fame recognizes both performing artists and special individuals who have been instrumental in making the long-running show a music institution. The 2016 ACL Hall of Fame inductees included Willie Nelson, Mavis Staples, Rodney Crowell, Gary Clark Jr., Billy Gibbons, B.B. King Band, Taj Mahal, and Eve Monsees.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

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

Tom Waits performs in this classic episode from 1979.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

James Taylor (#4106H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor performs beloved classics and selections from his chart-topping new album Before This World, his first collection of original music in 13 years.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Alabama Shakes/Vintage Trouble (#4107H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Thrill to the rocking R&B sounds of Alabama Shakes and Vintage Trouble. The Shakes showcase their latest LP, Sound and Vision, during their second ACL appearance. Vintage Trouble make their debut emphasizing their most recent album, 1 Hopeful Road.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Kendrick Lamar (#4108H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG-L

Experience an hour of contemporary hip-hop from Grammy-nominated superstar Kendrick Lamar. The Compton rapper plays songs from his acclaimed LP, To Pimp a Butterfly, alongside his hits.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

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, Jan 23, 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 Life: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Band of Horses/Parker Millsap (#4211H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Enjoy modern roots rock with Band of Horses and Parker Millsap. BOH play tunes from their album Why Are You OK, as Millsap supports The Very Last Day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs



Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too