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Upcoming Broadcasts:

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, Jul 20, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 21, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 23, 2018 -- 5:30am 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, Jul 27, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 30, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Bewitched (#510H) Duration: 28:46 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, Aug 3, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 5, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 6, 2018 -- 5:30am 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: Fri, Aug 10, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 12, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 13, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Future (#401H) Duration: 28:10 STEREO TVPG

In Zelos a mother who strives to "have it all" orders a clone to keep her home life in order and outshine her flawless colleague, but soon realizes she purchased an unbeatable rival. Directed by Thoranna Sigurdardottir. Salaam Ghourba (Farewell Exile) takes viewers to an impoverished neighborhood of Casablanca, Morocco, Fatima impatiently awaits news from her husband in exile abroad. Will she be able to secure the immigration papers necessary to travel toward a better future for her and her son? Directed by Lamia Alami.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 24, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 25, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 27, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

America (#402H) Duration: 26:01 STEREO TVPG

'80s-inspired comedy Total Freak tells the story of how a boy's pursuit of his first summer camp kiss awakens a monster from the deep. Directed by Andrew Ellmaker. Next, Iranian-born Rita sets out to change her life from ordinary to extraordinary in Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist, starring Patrick Fugit. Directed by Roja Gashtili and Julia Lerman. And one robot learns that fitting in isn't all it's cracked up to be when his new human form attracts the wrong kind of attention in post-9/11 America in Timmy II. Directed by Imran J. Kahn.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 31, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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.