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It's Ruff in the Ring (#506) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff gets accidentally booked in a boxing match against the legendary boxer Whipped Cream McGee, so he sends Shreya out to learn how to box, and sends Marc and Marco to engineer a safe boxing helmet for him.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 6:00am
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Ruff Fetches The Fetchers (#501) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Season Five is about to start but Ruff has been so busy trying to find his long-lost parents, he's forgotten to choose his Season 5 FETCHers! In this casting special, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ruff goes about picking his contestants. Unfortunately, shortly after selecting his intrepid kids, Ruff loses them on the way to Studio G!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 6:00am

Game Show Isle (#502) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

After losing his FETCHers at the end of the Season Five premiere, Ruff discovers that they're stranded on a mysterious island-Game Show Island. To get off the island and back to Studio G, they must find the "Fabulous Four" game show relics before sundown or they will be trapped on the island forever! Ruff also learns some important clues about the mysterious disappearance of his parents.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Ruffman Manor Is Haunted (#505) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff has just learned that he's set to inherit Ruffman Manor from his ancestor Maximilian Ruffman. The only problem... Ruffman Manor is said to be HAUNTED! Ruff sends all six FETCHers out to check out the manor and find out if it's safe for him to move in.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

A Whole Flock of Cheese (#507) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Chet has gone on a cheese craze, replacing everything in the doghouse (including the furniture) with cheese-inspiring Ruff to send Emmie on a cheese-themed challenge. Meanwhile, Ruff is searching for his long-lost parents and decides to employ the help of a carrier pigeon. He sends Jay and Rubye out to learn about carrier pigeons and then compete in a race against one!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

How Much Frosting Can You Bear? (#508) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Grandma Ruffman takes over today's show. Her friends Fig and Tucker's person is getting married, so she calls upon Ruff and the FETCHers to help her with the wedding gifts! She sends Rubye and Jay to meet up with some experts at the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center to engineer a bear-proof picnic basket for the couple. Meanwhile Shreya, Emmie, Marc, and Marco bake the bride and groom's actual wedding cake!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

The Legend of Ruffman's Gold (#509) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff's ancestor Gus Ruffman is believed to have hidden gold in an abandoned mine somewhere in Colorado. He sends Marc, Jay, and Rubye to solve clues, find the mine, and most importantly, find the gold!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Who Wants to Trade for Some Old Tracks? (#510) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Someone has just stolen Ruff's garden gnome and he's determined to get it back! In fact, he's so obsessed that he hasn't bathed in several days and is covered in flies-prompting Charlene to send him some fly swatters. Ruff sends Emmie and Marco to the Amherst College Museum of Natural History to analyze the footprints left behind by the perpetrator who stole the garden gnome; while Rubye and Shreya try to barter the flyswatters for something better that Ruff can give to Charlene.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Eureka' Is Not A Brand of Dog Food (#511) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff's owner is running him ragged making him fetch, so he sends Emmie and Shreya to build him a vehicle he can ride on so he doesn't have to run. He then sends Jay and Marco to invent another device that will make his life easier.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

That Sculpture Isn't Yours, It's Mime (#512) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff learns that he's horrible at charades. To help him figure out how to act without making a sound, he sends Emmie and Marc to meet some mimes. Then he sends Jay and Rubye to learn how to make sculptures that move called kinetic sculptures.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Look What The Dog Dug Up! (#513) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Ruff digs up a sarcophagus in his backyard, he's convinced it's an authentic Egyptian mummy, and he's also convinced it comes with a curse. He sends the FETCHers to the Museum of Fine Arts to authenticate the artifact, and also to a carbon dating lab to verify the age of the mummy. The kids then go through Tomb, an Egypt-themed amusement park to solve the mystery of the mummy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Ruff Follows His Dream (#514) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

After Ruff has a dream where he's flying with an elephant, he decides to see if he can make his dream come true! He sends Marco off to Tennessee to the Elephant Sanctuary to learn what it takes to own and care for an elephant. He then sends Marc and Rubye to learn how to indoor skydive.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Birds Are Handy! (#515) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff's rockstar cousin Ruf Rufman wants to record songbirds on his next album. So Ruff sends Emmie and Rubye to meet with field biologists from the Teton Science Schools in Wyoming to work with songbirds in the field. He also sends Marc and Shreya to meet with a hand model due to a misunderstanding between the word "Hands" and the name "Hans."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Wolfing Down Some Barbeque (#516) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff has a family reunion barbeque, and invites some distant relatives-wolves! He sends Emmie and Rubye to Yellowstone National Park to learn all about wolves, and sends Jay and Marc to South Carolina to make some authentic southern barbeque.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Go Belugas Go! (#517) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

FETCH! competes with Go Get It!, the rival cat game show, in a synchronized swimming match, so he sends Marco, Shreya, and Rubye to learn about synchronized swimming, and he sends Marc to Mystic Aquarium to learn how beluga whales are adapted for the water.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Snoop Dog (#518) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

FETCH!'s rival game show Go Get It! is produced by a mysterious organization called PURRS. Ruff sends all six kids to meet with a team of private investigators and learn how to become gumshoes. Ruff and the FETCHers then try to use their sleuthing skills to get to the bottom of who is behind PURRS.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Long Glen Silver And The Pursuit Of The Golden Fetchie! (#519) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff's nephew Glen has been playing a pirate-themed video game on the Go Get It! Web site. Through this game he's somehow gotten into the Go Get It! mainframe computer, and discovers that they're hunting for something called The Golden Fetchie... Ruff wants to find the FETCHie first, so he sends the kids off to the island. And at Glen's request, he makes them dress up as pirates...

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

3-2-1 Blast-Off! (#101) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff is frazzled. He needs more time to get his first show ready, but unfortunately, he's live on the air right now! What to do? The show must go on! Ruff sends three FETCHers to meet a big star. They arrive at the Museum of Science to discover that the star is the sun, and that they're about to blast off on an amazing space race. Can they rush through a city-sized scale model of the solar system--using trains, boats, cabs, and a three-wheeled bike--before time runs out?!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Good Dancing and Bad Teeth (#102) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff wants to try out some new dance moves on the poodle next door, but is horrified when she tells him he's got halitosis. He decides to send one team of FETCHers to learn how to ballroom dance, and a second team out to prove that dog mouths are cleaner than human mouths.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

How to Get Out Your Inner Hip Hop (#103) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ruff incinerates his daily ration of kibble in the Fetch 3000 but then discovers he's out of Chinese food. Resorting to desperate measures, Ruff must try to extract a treat from a dog toy. A starving Ruff challenges Anna to "cook" on the dance floor as she learns how to dance hip-hop, and Noah, Khalil, and Julia must cook for a crowd of picky eaters-animals at the zoo!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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