Keeping Up Appearances Previous Broadcasts

A Picnic for Daddy (Episode #210)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 22, 2019 -- 11:30 PM

Hyacinth has the perfect idea for an outing for Daddy - an al fresco picnic where "he can drip as many crumbs as he likes". But the assembled family Richard, Daisy, Onslow and Rose - didn't expect Daddy to drive off, leaving them stranded.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 23, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

The Three Piece Suite (Episode #209)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 15, 2019 -- 11:30 PM

Hyacinth has ordered a new three-piece suite which is an exact replica of one at Sandringham House. Determined that her neighbours (particularly Mrs Barker-Finch, opposite) should see the delivery van (with its royal warranty emblazoned on both sides), she enlists the help of her long-suffering husband to place parking cones in the road outside the house, along with a special notice warning of an imminent delivery.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 16, 2019 -- 5:30 AM

The Hostess (Episode #510)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 9, 2019 -- 8:00 PM

Hyacinth decides to share her talent as the perfect hostess with those keen to know more about 'gracious living' and places an advertisement in the local newspaper. But when the telephone rings, her clients have different services in mind.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 10, 2019 -- 2:00 AM

The Rolls Royce (Episode #509)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 2, 2019 -- 8:00 PM

Hyacinth is stung to lose first prize at the local craft fair for "free style floral decoration of a table centerpiece." To make matters worse, the winner is one Lydia Hawksworth, a lady who one was objectionable at one of Hyacinth's candlelight suppers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 3, 2019 -- 2:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

    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 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

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