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The Trials of Muhammad Ali (#1516H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

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 Plus: Sun, Feb 7, 2016 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 8, 2016 -- 4:30am Remind me

A Ballerina's Tale (#1709) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 8, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 14, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 15, 2016 -- 2:00am 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 9: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 -- 1:00pm 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 Life: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me

No Mas Bebes (No More Babies) (#1707H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

No More Babies investigates the history of Mexican-American women who were coercively sterilized at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and 1970s. Many of the mothers spoke no English, and were pushed into tubal ligations in the late stages of labor - often based on little more than the question "More babies?" The program follows a group of mothers, young Chicana lawyers, and a whistle-blowing doctor who stood up to powerful institutions in the name of justice.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 14, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me

(T)ERROR (#1710) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Watch a covert terrorism sting unfold as a longtime counterterrorism informant takes on what he swears is his last job for the FBI and invites filmmakers to follow efforts to befriend a suspected jihadist, without informing his superiors.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 22, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 23, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 -- 12:30pm 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: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 27, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 29, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

Wilhemina's War (#1711H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L

A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves. AIDS is one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural south, where living with HIV is a grim reality.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 29, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 1, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 3, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 3, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 6, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Brothers Hypnotic (#1515) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

The brotherhood of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is literal. Not always willing subjects of a utopian family experiment, the eight boys were forged into a band as children by their father, Chicago jazz maverick Phil Cohran. Now as young men, making their way on the streets of New York and in the music business, with stardom on the horizon, they must test their father's ideals against their own brotherly vision.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 1, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 1, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 5, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me

An Honest Liar (#1712) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

Meet James "The Amazing" Randi, the famed magician and self-proclaimed "honest liar" who dedicated his life to exposing frauds. But when dealing with a master deceiver, the truth can be hard to find.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 28, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 29, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 31, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 31, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

    • 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 […]

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

All HD programs

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