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KQED Public TV Highlights

  • Holly Near

Holly Near: American Masters

Tonight at 9:00pm on KQED 9

#3204 - Experience the power of song in the struggle for equality through the story of singer Holly Near.

  • King Arthur's Lost Kingdom

Secrets of the Dead

King Arthur's Lost Kingdom

Wednesday at 10:00pm on KQED 9

#1703 - Archaeological evidence may connect the legend of King Arthur to a fifth-century trading village.

  • Check, Please! Bay Area #1107

Check, Please! Bay Area

Thursday at 7:30pm on KQED 9

#1107 - Vacaville's Backdoor Bistro and Wine Bar; Kingdom of Dumpling in San Francisco; and John Ash and Co. Restaurant in Santa Rosa.

  • Great Performances: Julius Caesar

Great Performances

Julius Caesar

Friday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

#4314 - See Shakespeare as never before in an all-women production set in a prison.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Mar 26, 2019

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 ? Transmitter Status
    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower ? Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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.

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.