Upcoming Broadcasts:

2014 Hall of Fame Special (#4014H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The Australian group's set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album to their latest, Push the Sky Away.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 29, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 30, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Portugal. The Man/Local Natives (#3911H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

ACL presents the best in contemporary indie rock with Portugal. The Man and Local Natives. Portugal. The Man performs tracks from its latest record Evil Friends, while Local Natives plays tunes from its LP Hummingbird.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 12, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 13, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me

Emeli Sande/Michael Kiwanuka (#3906H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

The best in British pop comes to ACL with Emeli Sande and Michael Kiwanuka. Scotswoman Sande performs hits from her LP Our Version of Events, while Kiwanuka plays tunes from his debut LP Home Again.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 19, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 20, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me

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

Tom Waits performs in this classic episode from 1979.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 20, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 21, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 21, 2015 -- 1:00am 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 9: Mon, Jan 4, 2016 -- 12:00am 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 9: Mon, Jan 11, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

Angelique Kidjo (#4110H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Revel in the high-energy performance of African singer/songwriter Angelique Kidjo. The Grammy-winning Benin native and her four-piece band raise the roof with songs from her recent LP, Eve.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 25, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 – 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

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

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