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Upcoming Broadcasts:

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 World: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 9:00am 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

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (#1904) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-L (Secondary audio: none)

Meet the frank and funny creator of the groundbreaking Tales of the City and follow his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South to a gay rights pioneer whose work has inspired millions. With Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis and Ian McKellen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 1, 2018 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 2, 2018 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 3, 2018 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 6, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Homestretch (#1612) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow three smart and ambitious Chicago teens who brave frigid winters, high school pressures and homelessness as they fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future. By Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 5, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 6, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 6, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 7, 2018 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 8, 2018 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 8, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 9, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 9, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Dogtown Redemption (#1718) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Meet street recyclers who fight to survive in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Oakland, California. Their poignant personal stories raise questions about race, class and the rights of the poor.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 5, 2018 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 6, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 6, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 10, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 10, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Unrest (#1905) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow filmmaker Jennifer Brea's struggle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and meet others coping with this often-devastating and little-understood condition in this intimate documentary.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 8, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 9, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 10, 2018 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 11, 2018 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 11, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 13, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

I Am Not Your Negro (#1906) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Watch a film that envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a revolutionary and personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 15, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 16, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 20, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Force (#1907) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Go deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising following events in Ferguson, Missouri, and an explosive scandal.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 23, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

In Football We Trust (#1708) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the story behind the Polynesian pipeline to the NFL through the lives of high school players in Utah. As they enter the high-stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports, they still struggle with gang violence and poverty.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

I Am Another You (#1908) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Join Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang and Dylan, a charismatic young homeless drifter who left a comfortable home and loving family, in this mysterious cross-cultural road trip that explores of the limits and meaning of freedom.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

    • 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!

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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.