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KQED Public TV Highlights

  • Independent Lens: The Force

Independent Lens

The Force

Tonight at 9:00pm on KQED 9

Go deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising following events in Ferguson, Missouri, and an explosive scandal.

  • Children of WWII

We'll Meet Again

Children of WWII

Tuesday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

Join Ann Curry for the dramatic reunions of people separated by WWII. A Japanese-American woman sent to an internment camp hopes to find a childhood friend, and a survivor from a Jewish ghetto searches for the child of the couple who befriended him.

  • Secrets of the Dead: Scanning The Pyramids

Secrets of the Dead

Scanning The Pyramids

Wednesday at 10:00pm on KQED 9

Travel with the scientific team granted unprecedented access by the Egyptian government to solve a 4,500-year-old mystery: what lies within the Great Pyramid at Giza.

  • Inveraray and Holyroodhouse

Penelope Keith at Her Majesty's Service

Thursday at 8:00pm on KQED Plus

#102 Inveraray and Holyroodhouse - Penelope's tour continues through Scotland, where she visits the bedchamber of Mary Queen of Scots. She also meets the Royal Falconer at Borthwick Castle.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Jan 22, 2018

  • 8:00pm Odd Squad O Is for Opposite/Agent Oksana's Kitchen Nightmares
  • 8:30pm Odd Squad Rookie Night/Who Let The Doug Out?
  • 9:00pm Arthur Show Off/Dog's Best Friend
  • 9:30pm Arthur Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal
  • 10:00pm Sesame Street Sheep in a Jet Pack
  • 10:30pm Dinosaur Train Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers

TV Tower Maintenance Advisory

KQED Life Programs Moved

  • Sit and Be Fit

    KQED Life went off the air on Friday, December 15, 2017.

    Several of your favorite KQED Life programs moved to KQED Plus and KQED 9.

    View/Download Schedule Changes (PDF, 3 pgs)

Kids Programming Changes

TV Technical Issues

TV Technical Issues

As we become aware of technical problems originating from KQED, KQED Plus, or KQET, we will list them here.

    TV
    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED Productions

  • Check Please! Bay Area

    Check Please! Bay Area

    Restaurant reviews with a dash of style, from real people like you! Hosted by Leslie Sbrocco.

  • Jacques Pepin

    Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul

    Jacques Pépin's final television series reflects back on his professional and personal life.

  • Pepin

    Essential Pépin

    This series is the culmination of Jacques Pépin's 60+ years of experience in the kitchen.

  • KQED Newsroom

    KQED NEWSROOM

    A weekly news program on television, radio and online, featuring Thuy Vu and Scott Shafer.

  • Film School Shorts: First Date

    Film School Shorts

    Emerging filmmakers from top film schools bring you quirky comedies, poignant dramas and edge-of-your seat thrillers.

  • Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way

    Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way

    The master shows you how to create simple, special meals in minutes

  • Quest

    QUEST

    Science and nature for and about the Bay Area. Do you know what's in your own backyard?

  • Spark

    Spark

    Spark takes you inside the creative process to witness the challenges and rewards of making art.

  • Truly CA

    Truly CA

    A showcase of documentary films about California made by independent filmmakers.

Don't miss a thing!

On Q digital edition

The pages of our monthly member magazine On Q come to life in a digital version that includes tips on what to watch/listen to, links to up-to-date television and radio schedules, video previews of upcoming shows, and other bonus content not found in the print edition. The digital edition of On Q is easy to view on a computer, tablet or smartphone.


On Q

KQED's monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming radio and television programs and events.

Subscribe to On Q and other KQED newsletters

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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.