Upcoming Broadcasts:

Inspired By Color (#2106H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Experiment with color. Fabric dye specialist Cindy Lohbeck folds and clamps fabric in the tradition of Shibori dyeing to create color-rich patterns. Modern quilter Timna Tarr creates different effects in colors capes by changing the background fabric. Luana Rubin discusses the industry trend of digital fabric printing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Inspired to Quilt (#2107H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Search for inspiration in familiar surroundings. Fiber artist Sherry Kleinman makes a family tree quilt to treasure for generations. Quilt artist Joyce Becker quickly creates charming matted landscapes that capture travel memories and make great gifts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 2, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Texture (#2108H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Look beyond fabric to add depth and texture. Teacher and fiber artist Libby Williamson adds color and patterns to found papers and collages them onto canvas or vintage linens. Artist and quilter Laurie Russman takes quilts into the third dimension by adding surface elements and thread painting.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 9, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Paint (#2109H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Express your inner artist with paint. Textile artist Maggie Vanderweit uses aerial views and natural textures as she paints and over paints fabrics. Fiber artisan Lisa Walton changes things up a bit as she quilts first, then paints, to create rich, opulent designs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 16, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Materials (#2110H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Transform the everyday into something extraordinary. Mixed media artist Libby Williamson paints and stitches used tea bags to make artful books and banners. Artist and quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum uses sheer fabrics to create colorful floral designs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 23, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Asian Influences (#2111H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Look to the Far East for inspiration. Fabric artist Cindy Lohbeck uses modern tools to dye fabrics in the Arashi style of shibori. Quilter Pepper Cory follows the concept of kintsugi as she up-cycles her work with respect and thoughtful use of time and resources.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 30, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
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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

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

KQED DTV Channels



Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs



Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
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)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at

KQED World

KQED World

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