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The Black Keys/J. Roddy Walston & The Business (#4012H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

The best contemporary rock hits the ACL stage with the Black Keys and J. Roddy Walston & The Business. The Black Keys play hits from their #1 album Turn Blue, while Walston and his trio highlight their record Essential Tremors.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Sam Smith/Future Islands (#4010H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

ACL features soulful pop from Sam Smith and Future Islands. UK sensation Smith sings "Stay With Me" and others from his debut. Future Islands features their single "Seasons (Waiting on You)" as well as other tunes from Singles.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Foo Fighters (#4013H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Superstar rockers Foo Fighters return to the ACL stage. The band, with special guests, features songs from the best-selling Sonic Highways.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Vampire Weekend/Grizzly Bear (#3904H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

ACL presents indie rock with Vampire Weekend and Grizzly Bear. Vampire Weekend plays songs from its latest Modern Vampires of the City, while fellow New York act Grizzly Bear highlights its album Shields.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

2015 Hall of Fame Special (#4114H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Enjoy the 2015 Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, as Loretta Lynn, Asleep at the Wheel, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt and Flaco Jimenez are honored by Lyle Lovett, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill, Gillian Welch, Jason Isbell and more.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 4, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 4, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Cassandra Wilson (#4101H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Celebrate Billie Holiday with acclaimed jazz singer Cassandra Wilson, as she performs "Strange Fruit," "Don't Explain, "Good Morning Heartache" and other Holiday classics from the tribute album Coming Forth by Day.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 11, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 11, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Sturgill Simpson/Asleep at the Wheel (#4102H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Enjoy "Life of Sin" and other tunes from Sturgill Simpson's acclaimed LP Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, as well as Western swing classics from Asleep at the Wheel's album Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 18, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me

Don Henley (#4103H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Savor songs from Don Henley's first solo album in 15 years, Cass County, which represents both Henley's roots and the next stop on his creative journey.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

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, Oct 31, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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 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

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

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

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too