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Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2 (#3106) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Twenty years ago, Lindy sat on a jury ago that handed down the death penalty to a Mississippi man convicted in a double homicide. Now, living with an unbearable feeling of guilt, Lindy commits to tracking down her fellow jurors to tackle past demons.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 17, 2018 -- 4:00am
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 -- 5:00pm
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 19, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 19, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Do Not Resist (#3016) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

A vital and influential exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States. Do Not Resist puts viewers in the center of the action - from inside a police training seminar that teaches the importance of "righteous violence" to the floor of a congressional hearing on the proliferation of military equipment in small-town police departments.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 17, 2018 -- 5:00am
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 17, 2018 -- 11:00am
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

The War to Be Her (#3107) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In the Taliban-controlled area of Waziristan in Pakistan,young Maria Toorpakai defies the rules by disguising herself as a boy to compete freely in sports.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 23, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Whose Streets? (#3108H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-L

When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for St. Louis. Take an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising, where citizens assert their right to live.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 30, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 2, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 2, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Islands and the Whales (#3012) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

On the isolated Faroe Islands, the longtime whale-hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels and anti-whaling activists. Like a canary in the mine, their tale sounds a warning to the rest of the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 2, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
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Still Tomorrow (#3109) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

A village woman without a high school diploma has become China's most famous poet. Meet the breakout writer Yu Xihua, a woman with cerebral palsy, poignantly weaving her personal story with that of an ascendant, urbanizing China.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 6, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 7, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 9, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 9, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
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Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (#2814H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14

This stunning dissection of the persecution of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei explores how the government's attempts to silence him have backfired and turned him into an irrepressible voice for free speech and human rights around the globe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 6, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 7, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me

Bill Nye: Science Guy (#3101) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow Bill Nye, once the host of the popular kids show, as he seeks to change the world through science. He's shedding the "Science Guy" costume with the goal of creating a more scientifically literate world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 9, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me
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Swim Team (#3011) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Parents of teens on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, training them with high expectations. Follow the rise of three athletes as the film captures a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels like winning.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 23, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 23, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 25, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Nowhere to Hide (#3110) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow male nurse Nori Sharif through five years of dramatic change in one of the world's most dangerous areas: central Iraq. Here, hopes of a better future after the U.S. retreat in 2011 give way to the sudden rise of ISIS.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 27, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
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Neuland (#2808) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Meet the young migrants in a Swiss integration class, who have made long and arduous journeys for a new life. Separated from their families, they struggle to learn a new language, prepare for employment and reveal their innermost hopes and dreams.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 29, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Art and Craft (#2813) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

The jig is up for art forger Mark Landis, who has donated his expert copies to museums for 30 years. But stopping isn't simple. This cat-and-mouse caper uncovers the universal in one man's search for connection and respect.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 29, 2018 -- 4:30pm 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

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

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 pbskids.org.

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.