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Super Hummingbirds (#3401) Duration: 1:14:19 SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

With high speed camerawork and breakthrough new science, we enter the fast-paced world of hummingbirds as never before. Speed is their middle name. Their lives are moving faster than the eye can see. They possess natural born super powers that enable them to fly backwards, upside-down, and float in mid-air. And for the first time, we see them mate, lay eggs, fight, and raise families in intimate detail. They are great athletes, tender mothers, brave in combat, and up for any challenge. They are Super Hummingbirds, the smallest and most brilliant birds on earth.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 3, 2016 -- 9:30am
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 3, 2016 -- 9:30am
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 4, 2016 -- 9:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 4, 2016 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 4, 2016 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 8:02pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me

Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo (#3008H) Duration: 55:16 SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

For thousands of years, wolves hunted buffalo across the vast North American plains until the westward settlement of the continent saw the virtual extinction of these vast herds and their eternal predators, the wolves. However, this ancient relationship was not lost altogether and continues uninterrupted in just one location -- on the northern edge of the continent's central plains in a place named Wood Buffalo National Park. Today the ancestors of those ancient buffalo and wolves still engage in epic life and death dramas across this northern land. Packs of wolves up to 30 strong hunt the largest land mammals on the continent -- buffalo. By getting to know a specific pack of wolves and the individuals that make up the pack, we get a sense of how these two animal species (wolves and buffalo) live together in what seems like a forgotten corner of the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 4, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

Fabulous Frogs (#3113) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Sir David Attenborough takes us on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of frogs, shedding new light on these charismatic, colorful and frequently bizarre little animals through first-hand stories, the latest science, and cutting-edge technology. Frogs from around the world are used to demonstrate the wide variety of frog anatomy, appearance and behavior. Their amazing adaptations and survival techniques have made them the most successful of all amphibians.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Love in the Animal Kingdom (#3102H) Duration: 55:46 SRND51 TVPG-S (Secondary audio: DVI)

Animals dance, sing, flirt and compete with everything they've got to find and secure a mate. For many, the all-important bonds they share as a couple are what enable the next generation to survive. But can we call these bonds love? In this look at the love life of animals, we see the feminine wiles of a young gorilla, the search for Mr. Right among a thousand flamingos, the open "marriages" of blue-footed boobies, the soap opera arrangements of gibbons, and all the subtle, outrageous, romantic antics that go into finding a partner. These are love stories all right, as various and intriguing as the lovers themselves.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 13, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

Legendary White Stallions (#3011) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-S (Secondary audio: none)

This story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions focuses on the bond that develops between the horses and their caregivers, beginning at the moment of their birth and culminating in the perfect harmony between horse and rider demonstrated at the famous Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria. Their carefully choreographed movements were originally developed for the training of war horses; only the strongest and most athletic horses qualified. The Lipizzaner stallion is bred for its courage, strength and character, but the horse is also gentle, sensitive, and exceptionally responsive to praise.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 20, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Snow Chick (#3312) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

From the filmmakers who brought viewers the spectacular 3-part miniseries, "Penguins: Spy in the Huddle," comes this intimate and incredible journey of one vulnerable and charismatic Emperor penguin chick, from the moment he emerges from the egg to the moment he leaves for the sea as a boisterous adolescent. His story begins with his father, who's left holding the baby through the long Antarctic winter while his mother is 50 miles away catching fish to feed him. Mom and Dad swap responsibilities until the chick is big enough to take his first steps. His new-found independence in this extraordinarily difficult and dangerous place is filled with humor and danger that will test his parents until the day he leaves them and makes the long trek to the sea without them to begin a life on his own.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 27, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

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

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