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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Naledi: One Little Elephant (#3501) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Born in a rescue camp in the wilderness of Botswana, Naledi the baby elephant loses her mother and faces the world alone. It is now up to a devoted team of caretakers and researchers to urge Naledi to survive and help her find her place in the herd.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Fox Tales (#3502) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Intelligent, resilient and bold, the red fox can change its behavior to thrive in new environments, from urban locales to the Arctic tundra. New scientific research offers a fascinating look into the secret life of these foxes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 12, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Animal Reunions (#3313) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Feel the emotion as keepers and carers reunite with the wild animals that were once in their care to learn whether the close interspecies bonds that developed over many years in refuges and orphanages have stood the test of time.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Charlie and the Curious Otters (#3503) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Filmmaker Charlie Hamilton James follows the story of three curious river otter orphans in Wisconsin and visits otters all over the globe. Join him as he uncovers the secrets to the otter's survival with innovative experiments, cameras and CGI.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 7:00pm 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.

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

(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.