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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Hidden Passions (#507H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVPG

We all harbor secrets we're afraid to share with the world, but sometimes, you just have to take a leap of faith: Festus by Shawn Snyder and Yeah Kowalski! by Evan Roberts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 5:00am

Border Crossings (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Two short films follow families as they travel great distances, both physically and emotionally, to find a new home: We are the Immigrants by Catalina Matamoros Puerto and Sweet, Sweet Country by Dehanza Rogers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Magical Beasts (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

From the coast of Ireland to Norway's dense forest to a young girl's imagination - magical beasts lurk in the shadows: Theodora by Mike Makowsky, Vilt Gutt by Dawson Taylor, and Salt by Ugla Hauksdottir.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Bewitched (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

A young woman in South Africa attempts to befriend her notorious neighbor, awakening unexplored emotions in uNomalanga and the Witch by Palesa Shongwe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Best of the Bay (#511H) Duration: 26:46 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: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 5:30am 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.