KQED Public TV Highlights

  • Itzhak Perlman

Itzhak Perlman: American Masters

Tonight at 10:00pm on KQED 9

#3006 - Explore the life of violinist Itzhak Perlman, a polio survivor whose parents emigrated from Poland to Israel.

  • Eugenics Crusade: American Experience

Eugenics Crusade: American Experience

Tuesday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

#3006 - Learn the story of the unlikely — and largely unknown — campaign to breed a "better" American race.

  • Autumnwatch New England

Autumnwatch New England

Wednesday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

#101 Travel to the colorful landscapes of New England, meet a cast of unforgettable wildlife characters, and experience some of the best autumn has to offer, including leaf gazing, pumpkin carving and cranberry harvesting, in this live production.

  • Samantha Brown

Autumnwatch New England

Thursday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

#102 - Visit one of the most iconic locations in the USA to experience the great American fall for what promises to be an unforgettable chapter in the Watches' history.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Oct 15, 2018

  • 8:00pm Odd Squad Happy Halfiversary/Good Egg Bad Egg
  • 8:30pm Odd Squad Night Shift/Put Me In Coach
  • 9:00pm Arthur What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery
  • 9:30pm Arthur Swept Away/Germophobia
  • 10:00pm Sesame Street The Wheel Deal
  • 10:30pm Dinosaur Train King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker

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.

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.