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Shadow World (#1902) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Based on Andrew Feinstein's globally acclaimed book The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, Shadow World reveals the shocking realities of the global arms trade - the only business that counts its profits in billions and its losses in human lives.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 5:00am
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 11:00am
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

What Was Ours (#1805) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

A tribal elder and Vietnam vet, who hasn't left the Wind River Indian Reservation in over 40 years, visits the underground archives of Chicago's Field Museum with two young Arapaho to explore ancestral objects kept in boxes for many years. Together they try to learn how these artifacts vanished from their tribe in the first place.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Last Laugh (#1814H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-L (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hear Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman, Carl Reiner and other Jewish comics and thinkers discuss the provocative question of whether any topic - including the Holocaust - should be off-limits in comedy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

The Armor of Light (#1717) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Meet two Christians - an Evangelical anti-abortion activist and an African-American mother whose son was murdered - who find common ground in the fight against the rising tide of gun violence.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Newtown (#1812) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Newtown explores the aftermath of the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 first-graders and six of their educators were killed on December 14, 2012. Joining the ranks of a growing club to which no one wants to belong, the lives of several characters profoundly affected by the fallout of gun violence interconnect and propel the town toward introspection and action.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Supergirl (#1903) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Meet Naomi, a seemingly ordinary Orthodox Jewish preteen from New Jersey whose extraordinary talent - breaking world powerlifting records - turns her into an international phenomenon in this unique coming-of-age story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold (#1720) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Meet Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women's boxing in 2012. In this coming-of-age story, life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Meet The Patels (#1802) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Ravi Patel is almost 30 and still single, and his tradition-minded Hindu family is not happy. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, he enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America. Meet the Patels explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life - love.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 12:30pm 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.

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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.