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Death on the Railroad (#1203H) Duration: 54:16 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

A classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery to understand what happened to a group of Irish men who came to America for a better life but found only misery. In 1832, railroad contractor, Philip Duffy, hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. But, less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. Did they all die - as was widely believed - due to a cholera pandemic? Or, were some of them murdered? In 2003, twin brothers discovered a secret file among their grandfather's papers that led them to investigate the deaths of these men and find the location of their final resting place in a valley now known as Duffy's Cut. Using the latest forensic and scientific investigative techniques, DNA, forensic analysis, facial reconstruction and historical detective work in Ireland and the USA, modern detectives and experts will unravel this extraordinary story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me

The Man Who Saved The World (#1201H) Duration: 54:16 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This program follows the drama and debate that surrounded the most critical point in the Cold War, and perhaps human history. While politicians desperately sought a solution to the stand-off, nobody was aware what was happening beneath the waves but the men on the B-59. The crew could only watch as their superiors entered a battle of wills that would determine the fate of humanity. The story of what happened that fateful day remained hidden for decades, only emerging in Russia in recent years. Now these events will be known to the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me

Cleopatra's Lost Tomb (#1502) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Learn about the legendary queen Cleopatra, who ruled the Egyptian empire. Will an amateur archaeologist's theory reveal where the queen's lost tomb is hidden?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (#1504) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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 9: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 29, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, May 30, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, May 30, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Jamestown's Dark Winter (#1403) Duration: 55:40 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Follow forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets. What do the newly discovered bones of a 14-year-old English girl reveal about what really happened during the winter of 1609?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 12:00pm 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 Life: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 4:00am 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, Jun 17, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

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 / 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