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Dogtown Redemption (#1718H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14

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 Plus: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

The New Black (#1521H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, this film takes viewers into the pews, onto the streets, and provides a seat at the kitchen table as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 29, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me

East of Salinas (#1704) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

East of Salinas is a story about immigration, childhood, and circumstance. With little support at home, Salinas, California third grader Jose Ansaldo often turns to his teacher, Oscar Ramos, once a migrant farm kid himself. Oscar helps Jose imagine a future beyond the lettuce fields where his parents work. But Jose was born in Mexico - and he's on the cusp of understanding the implications of that. As we watch this play out, we begin to understand the cruelty of circumstance - for Jose and many millions of migrant kids like him. East of Salinas asks: What is lost when kids like Jose are denied opportunities?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 8:00am 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 World: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Wilhemina's War (#1711) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

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 World: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 1:00pm 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: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 5:00am 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: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 6:30am Remind me

The State of Arizona (#1510) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

This film captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona's headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb Vs. Gravity (#1615H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Not just a choreographer, Elizabeth Streb is a wildly extreme action architect. Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity traces the evolution of Streb's movement philosophy as she pushes herself and her dancers from the ground, to the wall, and to the sky.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 3:30am Remind me

1971 (#1616H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

A group of ordinary citizens broke into a small FBI office in Pennsylvania in 1971 and shared with the world their findings on COINTELPRO, the FBI's illegal surveillance program. Now, they tell their story publicly for the first time.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 4:00am 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: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

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

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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