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Blackout In Puerto Rico (#3610) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

An investigation into the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. With NPR, the film examines how the federal response, Wall Street, and years of neglect have left the island struggling to survive.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 -- 4:00am
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 -- 6:00pm

Divided States of America (#3505) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

Examine the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign, the rise of populist anger on both sides of the aisle and the racial tensions that have erupted throughout the country.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 23, 2018 -- 7:00am Remind me

UN Sex Abuse Scandal (#3611) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

An investigation of sex abuse by United Nations peacekeepers in the world's conflict zones. The film traces allegations from Bosnia to Congo to the Central African Republic, with firsthand accounts from survivors, witnesses, and officials.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 -- 6:00pm Remind me

Divided States of America (#3506) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

Examine the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign, the rise of populist anger on both sides of the aisle and the racial tensions that have erupted throughout the country.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 30, 2018 -- 7:00am Remind me

Separated: Children at the Border (#3701H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L

The inside story of what happened to immigrant children separated from their parents at the border. The film explores the impact of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, and how both Trump and Obama dealt with minors at the border.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me

An American Family Escaping ISIS (#3612H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE

The story of an American woman who survived two years in ISIS controlled Raqqa with her children. How they ultimately escaped as ISIS was defeated in the city and wound up in legal limbo in a Kurdish detention camp. Also, a report from Yemen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me

Duration: 1:59:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 17, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 24, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Supplements and Safety (#3403H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE

Follow an investigation of the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with only limited FDA oversight. Explore the risks of taking mega-doses of vitamins and examine how they are marketed and regulated.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me

Documenting Hate: Charlottesville (#3613H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE

Exposing the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally. An investigation with ProPublica shows how some of those behind the racist violence went unpunished and continued to operate around the country.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 7, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me

Our Man In Tehran (#3614H) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVRE

A fascinating and revealing view of life inside Iran, with NYTimes correspondent Thomas Erdbrink. With humor and curiosity, he shares a rare journey into a private Iran often at odds with its conservative clerics and leaders.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 13, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me

Our Man In Tehran (#3615H) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVRE

More surprising encounters inside the closed society with NYTimes correspondent Thomas Erdbrink. Whether protests about headscarves, visits to America, or dreams of martyrdom, Erdbrink gets Iranians to reveal the intricacies of their private worlds.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me

American Patriot (#3510H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L

How one family's fight against the government invigorated armed militias and "Patriot" groups. Inside the Bundy family's standoffs over land in the West, and the groups aligned with them that have grown to levels not seen in decades.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 29, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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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)
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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)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.