Upcoming Broadcasts:

James Zirin - Supremely Partisan (#1721) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

My conversation with acclaimed attorney James Zirin, about his book Supremely Partisan, explores how raw politics can tip the scales of justice.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 21, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Eric Braeden - I'll Be Damned (#1722) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

When you have played one of the most iconic roles in the history of daytime television for nearly 40 years you and your character have an effect on millions of viewers every day. What you do with that privilege? Eric Braeden, known world-wide as Victor Newman on the Young and the Restless, realizes that responsibility. With his memoir, I'll Be Damned, we learn about a man who is committed to making the world a more loving place.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Patty Schemel - Hit So Hard (#1801) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Patty Schemel is one of the great female drummers. Through her friendship with Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love she joined the renowned rock group Hole. But, her battle with addiction for over 30 years left her living on the streets. Now, after 12 years of sobriety, her memoir, Hit So Hard, is a true testament to the remarkable strength of the human spirit.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 4, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Theo Wilson - The Law of Action (#1802) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

It's one thing to know about the power of the mind, but to put that will into action is the most difficult thing for most of us. Theo Wilson is an expert in doing just that. With his book, The Law of Action, he inspires us all to take that crucial step.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Dr. John Izzo - The Five Thieves of Happiness (#1723) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Last episode I did a show without a guest when Dr. John Izzo had to postpone his trip to our taping. When John saw the episode about his book, The Five Thieves of Happiness, he thought that due to recent events in his own life, together we could explore the subject of happiness on a personally inimitable, deep and enriching level.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 18, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Rebecca Costa - on the Verge (#1803) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Sometimes it too often feels like we are on the brink of disaster. But what if in reality, the complete opposite is the truth. That is the theory that the renowned sociobiologist, Rebecca Costa puts forth in her ground breaking book, On the Verge.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you’re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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

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Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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PBS Kids

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KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.