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Upcoming Broadcasts:

How Did The Universe Begin? (#1711) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

How things start helps reveal what things are. How to conceive the beginning of the universe? What are latest theories? Are they all speculation? What's the recent evidence?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Is The Universe Theologically Ambiguous? (#1712) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Scientists split on whether the universe confirms or denies God. Though most leading scientists do not believe in God, some do. What can we learn from the dispute?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Science and the Future of Humanity (#1713) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Humankind has learned so much, so fast. What are the risks of scientific knowledge? Look to the future. Artificial intelligence. Genetic engineering. Benefits? Dangers?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

When Brains Go Bad? (#1601) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

What does brain damage do to people? By observing strange behaviors in brain impaired patients, scientists discern how normal brains works For example, what happens to "the self"?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

What Is The Doomsday Argument? (#1602) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Have we underestimated the risks of global catastrophe and human extinction? There is an odd argument that claims to justify end-of-the-world worries with raw statistics.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

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

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

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

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.