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Fort Worth, Hour Three (#2103H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Journey to the Lone Star State to learn more about historical items like an 1864 Civil War statue hilt presentation sword, a 1936 Joe Fortenberry Olympic gold medal, and James Madison's personal seal, ca. 1828. Which item is worth $100,000-$175,000?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 11:00am
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 4:00pm

The Civil War Years (#2127H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Learn more about historical items from on and off the battlefield during the tumultuous Civil War years in this special hour. Notable finds include a Lincoln Cabinet & Senate signed album, a Walt Whitman war letter, and a hospital steward's uniform.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Santa Clara, Hour Two (#1914H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR heads to Santa Clara, where host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser James Supp at the Pacific Pinball Museum to look at vintage pinball machines. Highlights include a Lambert magician automaton, ca. 1900, that is still in working condition; a Ray Bradbury archive collected by Bradbury's high school English teacher; and Fred Myrick scrimshaw tooth, ca. 1830, that has a long history of family folklore and is appraised for $150,000 to $200,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Bismarck, Hour Two (#1908H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

In Bismarck, North Dakota, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Richard Johnston travel to the Vintage Guitar Magazine headquarters to discuss Larson Brothers guitars. Highlights include a miniature Japanese china set, ca. 1925, made for dolls and includes high-quality china place settings for 12; a fashion forward ranchwear outfit, ca. 1935, that has a split skirt for riding astride as well as side saddle; and a Chinese Imperial ceremonial outfit, ca. 1900, acquired on a missionary trip to China and left in a storage building for more than 50 years, appraised at $100,000 to $150,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

The Best of 20 (#2029H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Experience favorite appraisals from all 20 seasons, including a Navajo Ute First Phase Blanket, a signed Warhol collection and a Tang Dynasty marble lion. Which of these classic ROADSHOW treasures is now valued at $750,000-$1,000,000?

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 25, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Indianapolis, Hour One (#2104H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Travel to Indiana's capital city to uncover antique and vintage treasures such as a Norman Rockwell charcoal self-portrait, ca. 1976, a 1958 signed Indy 500 racing flag, and an 1883 Victorian wedding ensemble. Which is the night's top find?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Santa Clara, Hour Three (#1915H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

The third hour in Santa Clara, California, features great finds that include a Booker T. Washington archive collected by Washington's former teacher; a 17th-century Chinese transitional wine pot that was mistaken for a teapot; and an Eanger Irving Couse painting featuring an iconic subject for the artist. Watch to discover which item is valued at $75,000! Also: Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Brian Witherell at the Computer History Museum to look at the first Apple computer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Birmingham, Hour One (#1910H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR is in Birmingham, where host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Catherine Williamson at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to discuss the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th century and to look at materials related to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Highlights include hand-colored Andy Warhol lithographs that were stuck on a shelf for around 20 years; a pair of southern dolls that includes an "Alabama baby" doll purchased for 50 cents; and a Frederic Remington portrait with a letter from the artist to the owner's great-grandmother, appraised together for $600,000 to $800,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Indianapolis, Hour Two (#2105H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Discover treasures from Indianapolis including a 1952 Joe Louis-signed whiskey bottle, a Sheraton sideboard, ca. 1820, and a 1928 NY Yankees team-signed baseball. Which one is the top find of the hour?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Charleston, Hour One (#1916H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

In Charleston, West Virginia, new appraisals include an archive of the Oak Ridge Journal, the newspaper for a town created for the Manhattan Project; a Pete Seeger autographed sign relating to the Peekskill riots of 1949; and an 1854 Edward Beyer panoramic oil painting that features Charleston before West Virginia separated from Virginia. Tune in to find out which appraisal is valued at $250,000! Also: Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kevin Zavian visit the Beckley Exhibition Mine to bust some popular diamond myths.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Birmingham, Hour Two (#1911H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR is in Birmingham, where host Mark L. Walberg heads to the historic site of Sloss Furnaces with appraiser Stuart Whitehurst to learn about iron antiques and the history of the iron and steel industry. Highlights include 1968 letters from a young Bill Clinton that include his candid opinions on politics and war; a Lalique hood ornament in an uncommon amethyst color; and a 1952 John Falter illustration valued at $200,000 to $250,000 in today's hot illustration art market.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Indianapolis, Hour Three (#2106#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Travel to Indianapolis for hidden treasures including an 1898 Alphonse Mucha JOB poster, a 1974 George Nakashima "Kent Hall" floor lamp and a 1961 Ty Cobb-signed baseball. Which is the big find?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Charleston, Hour Two (#1917#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Hour two in Charleston, West Virginia, features highlights such as a collection of Marilyn Monroe stills from some of her greatest cinematic hits; a British rainbow spatterware pot, ca. 1860, purchased for $10; and an 1849 ship's log and register chronicling the journey from Boston to San Francisco during the Gold Rush. Can you guess which is valued at $40,000 to $50,000? Also: Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kathleen Bailey travel to The Huntington Museum of Art to discuss antique Ohio Valley glass.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Birmingham, Hour Three (#1912H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR rolls into Birmingham, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton visit the Birmingham Museum of Art to look at a rare African wood carving from the late 19th century. Highlights include an autographed first edition copy of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird; a Titanic photograph and book tracing back to the owner's survivor relatives; and a Rolex military watch with ties to The Great Escape book and film that is appraised for $40,000 to $50, 000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Palm Springs, Hour One (#2107#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Journey to Palm Springs for vintage and antique finds such as a 1965 Noah Purifoy sculpture, Carroll O'Connor's Archie Bunker coat, ca. 1970, and a Franz Bergman foundry Vienna bronze lamp from around 1920. Can you guess which is valued at $125,000?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Santa Clara, Hour One (#1913H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR is in Santa Clara, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stephen Fletcher travel to the Japanese American Museum of San Jose to learn about arts and crafts made by Japanese and Japanese Americans interned in camps during WWII. Highlights include an Italian hotel proprietor's autograph book that includes signatures from John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain; a Margaret Keane "Big Eye" painting; and a collection of 1936-1939 Edward Weston photographs, previously owned by Academy Award-winning special effects artist Warren Newcombe, and now valued at $180,000 to $260, 000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Palm Springs, Hour Two (#2108#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Learn more about fantastic Palm Springs finds including a 1966 Roy Lichtenstein screenprint, a NASA Apollo archive, ca. 1965, and a Tiffany Studios mosaic panel, ca. 1905. One is appraised at $100,000-$150,000!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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.