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Van Gogh's Ear (#1602H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

The night when Vincent van Gogh cut his own ear defines his turbulent life and art. Generations have theorized about what really happened on December 23, 1888, in the French town of Arles, but no one has been clear on the details-until now.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 18, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 27, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

The Lost Gardens of Babylon (#1304H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)

This film examines a world wonder so elusive, most people have decided it must be mythical. Centuries of digging have turned up nothing. But they were digging in the wrong place. Now, this film proves the spectacular Hanging Gardens of Babylon did exist, shows us where they were, what they looked like and how they were constructed.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Cleopatra's Lost Tomb (#1502H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Dr. Kathleen Martinez, criminal lawyer turned maverick archaeologist, as she searches for Cleopatra's lost tomb. Very little evidence remains of Egypt's last queen, but a radical new theory has led Martinez to look where no one else has dared.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Vampire Legend (#1501) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)

Follow scientists as they uncover "deviant" burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves. Predating Eastern European legend, these discoveries force a re-examination of modern vampire lore.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (#1504H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone (#1302H) Duration: 53:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dr. David Livingstone's birth, new forensic techniques are being used to study the famed explorer's lost diary. It reveals he was witness to the brutal massacre of slaves at the hands of their traders. And the writings in this diary suggest he was a far different man than the legend that surrounds him.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

The Real Trojan Horse (#1402H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)

Discover new archeological evidence that suggests Troy and the Trojan War may be more than myth. If the legendary siege did happen, was there really a wooden horse that brought enemy soldiers inside the fortified city?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 25, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • 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.

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