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The Trials of Muhammad Ali (#1516) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

This film covers Muhammad Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. It explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 12, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me

Evolution of a Criminal (#1607) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Join filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe as he returns to the scene of the crime to explore what led him to rob a bank as a teenager in Texas, through interviews with family, friends and mentors. Executive produced by Spike Lee.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Little White Lie (#1610) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz grew up with two loving Jewish parents. When she discovers that the man she's always assumed was her father is not her biological parent, she unlocks a powerful family secret about her real father's identity.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me

Park Avenue: Money, Power & The American Dream (#1401H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

If income inequality were a sport, the residents of 740 Park Avenue in Manhattan would all be medalists. This address boasts the highest number of billionaires of any apartment building in the United States, many of whom actively lobby and finance political campaigns to lower taxes on the wealthy. Less than four miles away Park Avenue runs through New York's 16th Congressional District in the South Bronx, which has the highest poverty rate in the U.S. Minutes away from one another as the crow flies these New Yorker's face dramatically different economic realities.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 9, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me

American Denial (#1609) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

"American Denial" uses the story of Gunnar Myrdal's 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard to explore the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality and justice still affect notions of race and class today. By Llewellyn Smith.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Spies of Mississippi (#1511) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

This film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation during the 1950s and '60s. Granted broad powers, this commission investigated citizens and organizations in attempts to derail the civil rights movement.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 16, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Solar Mamas (#1404H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. Rafea -- a 30-year-old Jordanian mother of four -- is traveling outside of her village for the first time to attend Barefoot's solar engineering program. Once there, she will join women like her from Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso and Colombia to learn concrete skills to change their communities.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 16, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me

The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights (#1408) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Whitney M. Young Jr. was one of the most celebrated -- and controversial -- leaders of the civil rights era. This documentary follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. Unique among black leaders, he took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents. Young had the difficult tasks of calming the fears of white allies, relieving the doubts of fellow civil rights leaders and responding to attacks from the militant Black Power movement.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Through a Lens Darkly (#1608) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

This is the story of the pioneering African-American photographers - men and women, celebrated and anonymous - who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present. By Thomas Allen Harris.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me

The Great Invisible (#1613) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill, from fallout to aftermath, and its continuing effects on a region dependent on nature. The film includes unprecedented access to footage from the oil rig before the spill. By Margaret Brown.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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KQED 9

KQED 9
Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs

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KQED +
Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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KQED Life

KQED Life
Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

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KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

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v-me

V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network

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KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

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