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KQED Public TV Highlights

  • Raiding Oaxaca Valley

First Civilizations

Tonight at 9:00pm on KQED 9

#101 War - Examine the process of "destructive creation" -- the idea that fear, rivalry and conflict strengthen community bonds while stimulating an arms race of technological progress.

  • Baby Chimpanzee

NOVA Wonders

What Are Animals Saying?

Wednesday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

Can we crack the code of animal communication? Follow the clues that reveal how animals "talk" to each other from spider thumps and mice mating songs to the intricate signals between our closest relatives, the chimps.

  • Check, Please! Bay Area Season 13

Check, Please! Bay Area - New Season Premiere

Thursday at 7:30pm on KQED 9

#1301 Restaurant reviews include Speisekammer German Restaurant in Alameda, Kate's Kitchen in San Francisco, and ADEGA in San Jose.

  • Leslie Odom Jr.

Live From Lincoln Center

Leslie Odom Jr. in Concert

Friday at 9:00am on KQED 9

Winner of the 2016 Tony for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his legendary performance as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr., a jazz vocalist with an actor's ear for a lyric, brings his remarkable talent to this intimate performance.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Apr 24, 2018

  • 8:00pm Odd Squad The Odd Antidote/The One That Got Away
  • 8:30pm Odd Squad Odd Outbreak/The Perfect Lunch
  • 9:00pm Arthur Silent Treatment/Kung Fool
  • 9:30pm Arthur Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked
  • 10:00pm Sesame Street Big Birds Big Move
  • 10:30pm Dinosaur Train Hootin' Hadrosaurs!/Hatching Party

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)

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

    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.

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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.