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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Hanna Ranch (#316) Duration: 1:29:50 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

A portrait of cattleman Kirk Hanna and his personal struggle to protect a once prominent way of life in Colorado. Born into a life on the family ranch, Hanna became a leader in the environmental ranching movement that set out to protect the West from the relentless encroachment of development and misuse.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 7:00pm
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 6:00am
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

We Breathe Again (#512) Duration: 56:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Suicide - one of the leading causes of death for Alaska Natives. Almost every family has lost brothers, sisters, parents, and children to it. WE BREATHE AGAIN introduces four Alaska Natives who are trying to break free from histories of trauma and suicide , creating a new, more positive trail for their communities.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

The Hand That Feeds (#419) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

At a popular bakery cafe, residents of New York's Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers who will fire them for calling in sick. Mild-mannered sandwich maker Mahoma L?pez has never been interested in politics, but in January 2012, he convinces a small group of his co-workers to fight back.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Farewell Ferris Wheel (#513) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love. But rising expenses and changes in U.S. labor patterns mean this national pastime is nearly extinct. Farewell Ferris Wheel is an inside look at the struggles of an industry trying to stay alive by employing Mexican migrant workers with a controversial visa.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Deej (#514) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Deej is the story of DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a "profoundly disabled" foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year college student who insists on standing up for his peers: people who are dismissed as incompetent because they are neurologically diverse. Will Deej be able to find freedom for himself and others like him?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Romeo, Romeo (#408) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Eye-opening, heartbreaking, and funny, "Romeo, Romeo" is an intimate portrait of a modern marriage, documenting the journey of Lexy and Jessica's attempt to conceive. The film offers a no holds barred access to the lives of the loving couple as they traverse the world of artificial insemination, from sperm donors to expensive and harrowing IVF to the possibility that Lexy might not be able to get pregnant. Filled with test tubes, laughter, and tears, "Romeo, Romeo" is a totem to the struggles and triumphs of marriage and family, and a relatable and compelling story that is both modern and timeless.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 2:00pm 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.