Donate

TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9

Another way to search for programs is from the TV Programs A-Z Directory.

KQED 9: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Channels 9.1 •  54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Motown 25 (My Music Presents) Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, this special celebrates the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, The Four Tops and more! Unseen for over 20 years, this incredible My Music presentation comes to KQED, featuring many major Motown artists including Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells, Martha Reeves, Jr. Walker, the Commodores, and more. duration 1:58:45   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Manchurian Candidate [#1053H] (1962) In 1952 during the Korean War, a group of American soldiers are captured. A year later they escape and return home, where Staff Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) is scheduled to receive the Medal of Honor for saving the lives of the squad. His ambitious mother Eleanor (Angela Landsbury in a stellar performance which earned her a Best Supporting Actress nod) is now married to US Senator John Iselin (James Gregory), and she turns her son's return into a political event that brings out their building hostility. Also, two members of the squad start having recurring nightmares, and realize they can't seem to remember what Shaw really did to earn his medal. Eventually one of them, Captain/Major Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra), is allowed to investigate Shaw's current activities, unlocking a political secret which threatens to sweep everyone in its wake. Directed by John Frankenheimer, this film ended up on the shelf for over 25 years after its debut due to a dispute between United Artists and Sinatra, who held controlling interest in the film. duration 2:06:34   TVPG
  • 4:10 am
    Beat The Devil (1954) John Huston and Truman Capote dreamed up this cult-favorite satire of "Maltese Falcon"-type movies. Four international crooks - Peterson (Robert Morley), O'Hara (Peter Lorre), Ross (Ivor Barnard), and Ravello (Marco Tulli) - are stuck in Italy while their steamer is being repaired. With them are the Dannreuthers (Humphrey Bogart and Gina Lollobrigida). The six are headed for Africa, presumably to sell vacuum cleaners, but actually to buy land supposedly loaded with uranium. Adventures await all! (Trivia: Stephen Sondheim served as the clapper boy on this production.) duration 1:29:19   TVG
  • 5:42 am
    Trashing History Two multi-ton metal relics from the Cold War, abandoned in the gutted labs that once housed the Atomic Energy Commission, are heading to the scrap yard. Can they be saved for posterity by the summer intern who discovered them? Trashing History is a look at how much history can and should be saved. duration 10:57   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#109H] A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation * A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing "Tape the Tail on the Donkey" when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves, they learn that different tails can do different things!
    * Sticky Situation - Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#1002] The Squirrels/Fern & Persimmony Glitchet * The Squirrels: After watching the classic horror movie, "The Squirrels", Arthur and his friends are scared to step out into the playground - and just about everywhere else! Are squirrels suddenly trying to take over the world? Will Arthur ever be able to go outside again? Or, will he and the gang find a way to make friends with their furry neighbors?
    * Fern & Persimmony Glitchet: Fern's story about perfect Felicity Bonchance is thought perfectly boring by her friends,so Fern seeks advice from Persimmony Glitchet, the mysterious and elusive author of the book series, Horrendously Horrible Happenings. With Mr. Glitchet's help, Fern learns that creativity, imagination, and hard work - not sugar and spice - are the real ingredients for a good tale.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    You Are The Universe with Deepak Chopra, MD You Are the Universe literally means what it says - each of us is a co-creator of reality extending to the vastest reaches of time and space. This seemingly impossible proposition follows from the current state of science, where outside the public eye, some key mysteries cannot be solved, even though they are the very issues that define reality itself. duration 1:26:33   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Dr. David Perlmutter's Whole Life Plan You can choose your health destiny. Effortless weight loss. Freedom from neurological disorders and other chronic conditions. Boundless energy. A radiant appearance. Sound sleep. A happy belly. A robust immune system. Relief from depression and anxiety. A sharp, fast-thinking brain. A great sense of self-confidence and well-being. A super-high quality of life.
    These are all terrific goals, and who wouldn't want to achieve them? But such monumental accomplishments don't come without hard work and sacrifices. You can't necessarily turn away from the standard American diet - bread, soda, OJ, sugar, cereal, muffins, bagels, processed foods-and embrace a totally gluten-free, low-carb lifestyle overnight. It takes commitment. It takes effort. But it's doable with the plan outlined in this program.
    More than a million people around the world have improved their health-physical, mental, and cognitive - thanks to Dr. Perlmutter's bestselling books. Now the time has come to bring these two forces together in a highly practical, step-by-step holistic lifestyle program. Welcome to Dr. Perlmutter's Whole Life Plan. Dr. Perlmutter puts his ideas into practice in the real world to show you that living your best life is about much more than what you put in your mouth. It expands upon the core advice in his previous programs and introduces exciting new information about the advantages of eating more fat and fiber, consuming fewer carbs and protein, evicting gluten forever, and catering to your intestinal flora.
    duration 1:56:00   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    The Healing Mind with Dr. Martin Rossman Break the worry cycle and transform that energy into a positive force for a happy, healthier life. Using proven clinical techniques, this easy-to-use plan shows how to take control of your reactions to stress and anxiety. duration 1:26:53   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    On The Psychiatrist's Couch with Daniel G. Amen Dr. Daniel Amen is a double board certified psychiatrist, who has written 10 New York Times bestselling books, including the mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. In his 10th national public television special Dr. Amen gives viewers the most important lessons he has taught thousands of patients over the last 35 years. You will learn how to quiet your mind, rather than be a victim of your anxious, depressing thoughts, and learn the one secret to dramatically improving your relationships. Dr. Amen also gives very specific steps to boost your mood, focus, and memory and decrease your risk for Alzheimer's disease. You are not stuck with the brain you have. You can make it better, but you need a very specific program to make it happen. duration 1:56:57  
  • 2:00 pm
    Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Miranda Esmonde-White, The New York Timesbest-selling author of Aging Backwards, addresses the topic of chronic pain in this program. It provides a groundbreaking and eye-opening education on pain and its causes, and offers a new approach to pain management. Through compelling interviews from world-renowned health professionals attesting to the power of the body to rid itself of pain with the right approach to pain relief and management, it presents an accessible and widely available solution to the current pain epidemic, inspiring audiences to take their health into their own hands. In addition, interviews with individuals who have cured their chronic pain through gentle, daily exercise offer audiences moving stories of those who have suffered and triumphed. duration 1:26:52   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Energy Weight Loss Solution with Neal Barnard, MD Discover the secrets for boosting energy and losing weight from one of the nation's leading health advocates. Harness the power of specific foods that give youthful energy and vibrant life into our 60s, 70s and 80s - and even beyond. duration 1:28:35   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#424H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#678H] Bracing for Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May says next week she'll formally began the process of the withdrawing the United Kingdom -- England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland --from the 28-nation European Union. The fallout of the U.K. exiting the E.U. common market will be felt beyond the country's borders and will likely be strongest right next door in the Republic of Ireland. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga went to Ireland to see how rural and urban businesses are bracing for Brexit. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Raptors! Kings of the Sky Raptors are majestic birds. With razor-sharp talons, keen vision and a curved beak that's sharp as a knife, raptors are truly "Kings of the Sky." Found on six of the Earth's seven continents, raptors range in size from the very small, such as the falconet that stands just a few inches tall, to the huge Andean condor with a wingspan of more than 10 feet. But as humans increasingly encroach on their natural habitat, raptors are being forced to adapt to a changing world. While some hawks have adapted reasonably well to city life with its abundant high perches, extra water and prey, city life also poses deadly risks. Electrocution and fatal collisions with cars and windows have taken their toll. The documentary RAPTORS! KINGS OF THE SKY explores the intersection of humans and raptors in the wild and in cities, and asks, what challenges does modern society present to them and what can be done to save them? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Nature [#3404B] The Story of Cats: Asia to Africa Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how cats evolved with an in-depth look at lions, servals, caracals, cheetahs, tigers, fishing and sand cats. duration 1:26:08   STEREO
  • 8:00 pm
    Frankenstein & The Vampyre A fascinating exploration of one of the most significant moments in gothic history - the night when Mary Shelley, Lord Byron and their cohorts gathered together at Lake Geneva to tell ghost stories and the night when Frankenstein and the modern vampire were born. On June 16, 1816, trapped inside a villa by thunderstorms lashing across Lake Geneva in Switzerland, Byron challenged his party of young bohemians: his fellow literary star Percy Shelley, his girlfriend Mary, and her step-sister Claire, and young doctor John Polidori, to a ghost story competition. Their confinement was to change their destiny and the course of literary history forever. duration 52:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters On Masterpiece [#4711#] A chronicle of the Bronte sisters' battle to overcome obstacles and publish their novels, which would become some of the greatest in the English language. Stars Finn Atkins as Charlotte, Chloe Pirrie as Emily, Charlie Murphy as Anne, and Adam Nagaitis as their brother Branwell. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 11:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1709H] A Ballerina's Tale Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Raptors! Kings of the Sky Raptors are majestic birds. With razor-sharp talons, keen vision and a curved beak that's sharp as a knife, raptors are truly "Kings of the Sky." Found on six of the Earth's seven continents, raptors range in size from the very small, such as the falconet that stands just a few inches tall, to the huge Andean condor with a wingspan of more than 10 feet. But as humans increasingly encroach on their natural habitat, raptors are being forced to adapt to a changing world. While some hawks have adapted reasonably well to city life with its abundant high perches, extra water and prey, city life also poses deadly risks. Electrocution and fatal collisions with cars and windows have taken their toll. The documentary RAPTORS! KINGS OF THE SKY explores the intersection of humans and raptors in the wild and in cities, and asks, what challenges does modern society present to them and what can be done to save them? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Nature [#3404B] The Story of Cats: Asia to Africa Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how cats evolved with an in-depth look at lions, servals, caracals, cheetahs, tigers, fishing and sand cats. duration 1:26:08   STEREO
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Navigate By Date

Calendar is loading...
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV
    • 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.