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306 Hollywood (#3117) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Take a magical journey to the house at 306 Hollywood Avenue. After its owner dies, her two grandchildren begin an epic excavation of her belongings. Lip-synced conversations and dramatic animations come to life in this magical realist documentary.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 21, 2019 -- 6:00am
  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 21, 2019 -- 12:00pm
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 23, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

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 World: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Apology (#3115) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Meet three of the 200,000 former "comfort women" kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. Seventy years after their imprisonment, they give their first-hand accounts of the truth.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Singing with Angry Bird (#3103) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Jae-chang Kim, nicknamed "Angry Bird," runs a children's choir in Pune, India. Their parents, however, are reluctant to let them sing instead of work. To convince them, Angry Bird decides to train everyone to sing for a joint concert.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 6, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

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, Apr 3, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 6, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Bill Nye: Science Guy (#3101H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG

Bill Nye is a man on a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the popular kids show "Bill Nye The Science Guy" is now advocating for the importance of science, research and discovery in public life. With intimate and exclusive access -as well as plenty of wonder and whimsy - this behind-the-scenes portrait of Nye follows him as he takes off his Science Guy lab coat and takes on those who deny climate change, evolution and a science-based world view.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 5, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Thank You for Playing (#2911) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he and his wife document their emotional journey with a video game, "That Dragon, Cancer." It evolves from a cathartic exercise into an acclaimed work of art.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Seven Songs for a Long Life (#2913) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Visit Strathcarron, a Scottish hospice center where patients face pain, uncertainty and the possibility of life's end with song and humor. Hear tunes belted out by patients and caregivers alike between reflections on life, love and mortality.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 30, 2019 -- 6:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 kqed.org/listenlive 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

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.

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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.