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Nero's Sunken City (#1603H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)

Baiae... An escape for ancient Rome's powerful elite, the Las Vegas of its day. Now, follow archaeologists who are mapping underwater ruins and piecing together what life was like in this playground for the rich.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 29, 2017 -- 10:00pm
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 30, 2017 -- 4:00am
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

After Stonehenge (#1601) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the remains of a 3,000-year-old English settlement that's shedding new light on the ancient history of the western world. Working in secret inside a quarry, the experts have less than a year to save the site before the quarry drains.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (#1604H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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.