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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Coming Home (#503H) Duration: 26:46 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: Mon, Sep 16, 2019 -- 5:30am

Hard Times (#606H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TV14-L

Follow characters on the fringe. A woman struggles to maintain daily life while fearing deportation in "Dios Nunca Muere," and strangers converge at a lonely truck stop in "Where Mothbloods Bloom."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Pet Problems (#504H) Duration: 28:46 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: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 23, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me

Woman's Best Friend (#607H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TV14-L

Meet two women whose dogs are their best friends. In "Owen," a homeless woman faces a painful choice between love and safety, and a woman proves how far she'll go to protect her family in the Southern Gothic "How Far She Went."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 28, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 29, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Finding Home (#608H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TV14-VL

Learn the true story of two runaways who shook up California's foster care system in "Abandon," and follow a child who escapes to a fantastical realm in the animated "Made for More."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 5, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 6, 2019 -- 1:30am 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.

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

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.