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On The Prowl (#303H) Duration: 28:54 STEREO TVPG-SL

App (American Film Institute) - Desperate to get funding for his groundbreaking new dating app, shy software developer Paul agrees to use the app to seduce a beautiful stranger, but his calculations backfire when he starts to feel a genuine connection. Directed by Alex Berman.
Banana Trip (Florida State University) - Three South Korean college boys head to Florida for spring break, hoping to hook up with white girls. Directed by Hyungjik Lee.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Best of the Bay (#511H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVPG

With vampires roaming the back alleys of Chinatown, Tarantino-inspired fighting through redwood forests, jazz journeys in abstract super-8 film and a love triangle in a San Francisco apartment complex, these emerging filmmakers offer quirky a quirky glimpse at our unique metropolis. The Stalking of Ernest Gorby by Max O'Connor. After Life by Sebastian Kleppe. Shadow Beat by Sarah Frei. Hui Ying by Hannah Anderson.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Separation Anxiety (#302H) Duration: 28:22 STEREO TVPG

Owl and Mouse (New York University) - In this wry tale that celebrates the art of stop-motion animation, a curmudgeonly owl must fight his nature when he has to watch over a young mouse for a night. Directed by Emma J. Noble.
So You've Grown Attached (New York University) - An imaginary friend is forced to consider retirement when his creator - and best friend - starts to grow up. Directed by Kate Tsang.
Steadfast Stanley (California Institute of the Arts) - A faithful dog must journey through the zombie apocalypse to save his best friend. Directed by John Kim.
Fluffy the Flying Fish (School of Visual Arts) - When they move from Los Angeles to Denver, a family has to decide how to transport their pet goldfish, Fluffy. Directed by Ryan Charmatz.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 6, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 7, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Where Do We Go from Here? (#304H) Duration: 23:54 STEREO TVPG-L

11-Minute Mile (University of Southern California) - When an arrogant young day-trader is delayed at an airport during the Boston Marathon bombing, the threat of tragedy brings a moment of clarity. Directed by Andrew Wood.
Keep the Change (Columbia University) - David has autism, but he prides himself on not being rigid, "like that movie, Rain Man." He enjoys chasing women, offensive humor and "exclusive clubs," but he comes to reevaluate "normal" when he meets a new love interest at a support group. Directed by Rachel Israel.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 7, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 8, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Choices (#305H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVPG

Late Spring (New York University) - During the Libyan Revolution of 2011, a petty clerk at a police station must choose sides when a tortured prisoner asks him for help. Directed by Zachary Kerschberg.
Pagpag (The Refuse) (New York University) - A hard-drinking, rough-edged woman from an impoverished community in the Philippines tries to sell her orphaned granddaughter to an American couple. Directed by John Paul Su.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 14, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 15, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Lives In Limbo (#306H) Duration: 23:06 STEREO TVPG-S

Burn to Send (New York University) - Amidst Saigon's underground motorcycle racing scene, a young man and woman struggle to define their ambiguous romance. Directed by Andinh Ha.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 19, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 20, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 21, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Playing with Power (#307H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVPG-MA

Above the Sea (Columbia University) - In the dangerous underworld of 1930s Shanghai, Fei, a young lady of the evening, must decide how far she is willing to go to exact vengeance. Directed by Keola Racela. < br>Un Mundo para Ra?l (Columbia University) - When thirteen-year-old Raul is asked to entertain the local landowner's son, a treacherous game of power and pride unfolds between the boys. Directed by Mauro Mueller.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 26, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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.