KQED Public TV Highlights

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Nature: The Animal House

Tonight at 8:00pm on KQED 9

From a small depression in the sand to an elaborate, multi-chambered tunnel — animal structures can be simple or architectural marvels.

  • The Queen of Sheba

In Search of Myths and Heroes

Queen of Sheba

Thursday at 8:00pm on KQED Plus

Michael Wood looks for the Queen of Sheba. She's been portrayed as goddess, demon, femme fatale — but did she really exist?

  • Winston Churchill

Secrets of the Dead

Friday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

Churchill's Deadly Decision focuses on Winston Churchill's decision to destroy French ships after France surrendered to Hitler.

  • Kiss Me Deadly


Kiss Me Deadly

Saturday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

(1955) Private eye Mike Hammer is pulled into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Feb 12, 2014

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.

  • 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.

  • Pepin

    Film School Shorts

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

  • The Do List


    A showcase of short films by emerging filmmakers who could be the next Tarantino or Coppola.

  • 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.

  • This Is Us

    This Is Us

    KQED profiles remarkable individuals in Northern California.

  • Truly CA

    Truly CA

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

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 Technical Issues
    • Completed: KQET overnight work late Mon/early Tues 01/14/14

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, & 25.3) UPDATE: This work was completed early Tuesday morning, and the KQET transmitter is now operating at 95% capacity. * * * * * * * Our KQET transmitter will be off the air in the overnight hours late Mon 1/13 – early Tues 1/14 for planned maintenance. We expect to […]

    • Mon 12/23 ? KQET (DT25) update

      Our KQET transmitter is now running at 85% power, which will be upgraded shortly. Most Over the Air viewers should be receiving the signal at this point, since many receivers would have automatically restored it once it returned to a near-normal level. If you do not have a signal at this point, manually delete channel […]

    • Fri 12/20 ? KQET Update

      The KQET transmitter on Fremont Peak is running at very low power levels. This is a temporary situation until the necessary parts are delivered. Thank you for your support and patience.

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

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KQED DTV Channels


Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs


Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too