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Upcoming Broadcasts:

It's in the Blood (#309H) Duration: 25:26 STEREO TVPG

Lambing Season (Columbia University) - Determined to meet the father who left her before she was born, a woman travels to Ireland, hoping it will help her understand his decision. Directed by Jeannie Donohoe. A Series of Kinetic Sets Tell a Story (University of Michigan) - Beautifully rendered cardboard sets and characters and a seemingly weightless camera capture an astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take. Directed by Shannon Kohlitz.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

First Gen 101 (#501H) Duration: 28:40 STEREO TVPG

Three stories of misadventures as first generation Americans navigating identity, love and acceptance amid converging cultures: Fanny Pack by Uttera Singh, Prom by Imran J. Khan, and Groomed by Wyatt Rockefeller.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Blood & Water (#502H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

Traverse the North American West with three stories that explore the struggles between man and nature: La Graduacion by Rafael Gomez, Rituals by Isabelle Aspin, and Bloodlines by Christopher Nataanii Cegielski.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Coming Home (#503H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

Three young women experience difficult homecomings as they grapple with the pain and complexity of growing up: AWOL by Deb Shoval, When We Were Young by Gabrielle Capili, and Bookends by Dominic Villarrubia.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Pet Problems (#504H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

Three wayward pets wreak havoc on the lives of their owners, neighbors and even distant acquaintances in these short films: Rosie, Oh by Andy Koeger and Apple Xenus, The Execution by Elise Ahrens, and Cupcake Bob by Olivia Accardo.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 7:30pm 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.