Upcoming Broadcasts:

Industry (#503H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

This episode explores the business of the handmade, going into workshops where artists are crafting the future and making contributions to the local and national economies. The program highlights the important connection between the consumer and the maker and explores the value of exquisitely crafted handmade objects in today's creative economy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Service (#601H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

From the origins of the Army Arts & Crafts Program and the GI Bill to contemporary soldiers and veterans, this program documents the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate and heal. Featured artists include Ehren Tool, Peter Voulkos, Judas Recendez, women veterans working at Shotwell Paper Mill, and caisson platoon leather artists working at Arlington National Cemetery.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Teachers (#801H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Follow artists committed to passing on their skills and passion for craft to new generations. Featured are Barbara Teller Ornelas, Lynda Teller Pete, Therman Statom, Mark Mitsuda at Punahou School and Linda Sikora at Alfred University.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Borders (#901H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Explore the relationships and influences Mexican and American craft artists have on each other and on our cultures. The program features traditional weaving and the creation of paper jewelry.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Nature (#802H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

This episode celebrates the beauty, inspiration, and future of the American landscape. Featured artists include Patrick Dougherty, Mary Merkel-Hess, Michelle Holzapfel, Catherine Alice Michaelis, and Preston Singletary.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Neighbors (#902H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Travel to and from the U.S. and Mexico to explore the people, history, traditions and crafts, noting how aesthetics cross from one country to another and back again in an organic and ongoing cultural exchange.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 6:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    • 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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (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 […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (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 […]

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

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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
54.4, 25.3
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
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Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.