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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Motherland (#3013) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Take an absorbingly intimate, verite look at a maternity hospital in the Philippines, the busiest on the planet. In a hospital literally bursting with life, witness the miracle and wonder of the human condition.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 9:00am

Cameraperson (#3014) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife. A work that combines documentary, autobiography and ethical inquiry, this is a thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Raising Bertie (#3008H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L

An intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. Like many rural areas, Bertie County struggles with a dwindling economy, a declining population, and a high school graduation rate below the state average. This powerful verite film weaves the young men's narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty, and educational inequity.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me

Of Men and War (#2902) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

At a first-of-its-kind PTSD treatment center in California, follow Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families on their paths to recovery as they attempt to make peace with their pasts, their loved ones and themselves.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Almost Sunrise (#3015) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In an attempt to put haunting combat experiences behind them, two friends embark on a 2,700-mile trek on foot across America. The film captures an unprecedented portrait of veterans-one of hope, potential and untold possibilities.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Tribal Justice (#3007) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow two Native-American judges who reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities and create a more positive future for their youth.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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!

    • 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.

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.