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Upcoming Broadcasts:

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 9: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Raising Bertie (#3008) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

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 9: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Grown-Ups (#3009) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In a school for individuals with Down Syndrome, four middle-aged friends yearn for a life of greater autonomy in a society that marginalizes them as disabled. Get a humorous and at times tragic look at the limbo of conscious adults.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

My Love, Don't Cross That River (#3010) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Spouses 89-year-old Kang Gye-yeol and 98-year-old Jo Byeong-man have shared a home for 76 years. While they spend every day together like a newlywed couple, they now must face the reality of their aging romance.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Listening Is An Act of Love: A Storycorps Special (#2614H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. It features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, where everyday people sit down together to share memories and tackle life's important questions. Framing these intimate conversations from across the country is an interview between StoryCorps founder Dave Isay and his inquisitive 9-year-old nephew, Benji, animated in the inimitable visual style of The Rauch Brothers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Of Men and War (#2902H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14

The warriors in this documentary have come home, but their minds remain on the battlefield. Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, consumed by anger and traumatic memories long after their return, often resort to drugs or suicide to end their suffering. But at The Pathway Home in California, a first-of-its-kind PTSD treatment center, soldiers resolve to stop the damage. Their therapist helps them forge meaning from their trauma. Over five years, the film follows the men and their families on their grueling paths to recovery as they attempt to make peace with their pasts, their loved ones and themselves.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Tea Time (#2806H) Duration: 56:47 STEREO TVPG

Observe five Chilean women who gather monthly for a ritual that has sustained them through 60 years of personal and societal change. See how a routine of tea and pastries helped them commemorate life's joys and cope with infidelity, illness and death.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Don't Tell Anyone (#2812) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Meet immigrant activist Angy Rivera, the country's only advice columnist for undocumented youth. In a community where silence is often seen as necessary for survival, she steps out of the shadows to share her own parallel experiences of being undocumented and sexually abused.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 9:00am 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.