KQED Public TV Highlights

  • Mark Hyman, MD

Food: What The Heck Should I Eat?

Tonight at 8:00pm on KQED Plus

Did you know that oatmeal actually isn't a healthy way to start the day? Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat.

  • Jackie Robinson and son

Jackie Robinson, Pt 1 of 2

Monday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

This Ken Burns film reveals fascinating stories about Jackie Robinson's life on and off the field. In part one, Robinson rises from humble origins to integrate Major League Baseball, performing brilliantly despite the threats and abuse he faces.

  • Jackie Robinson with son

Jackie Robinson, Pt 2 of 2

Tuesday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for "turning the other cheek." After baseball, he faces a crippling illness.

  • Martin Yan in Chengdu Tea Plantation

Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Tea Time!

Wednesday at 7:00pm on KQED 9

Martin visits tea plantations outside Chengdu, then cooks up dishes that use tea as an ingredient or flavoring agent.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Mar 18, 2018

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.

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


    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


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

  • 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.

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On Q digital edition

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KQED DTV Channels



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



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

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.