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O'Hare Airport, Chicago, IL - Airport Travel Tips (#309H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Colleen gives you an inside look at Chicago's O'Hare Airport, one of the busiest in the nation. With these airport travel tips, it's clear to see how traveling can be made a little easier.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 12:30am

Shenandoah Valley, Virginia - Luray Caverns, Water Parks, and Lavender Farms (#405H) Duration: 26:46 TVG

In Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, one of America's most majestic destinations, Colleen and her family are in for an adventure. Watch as they explore the Luray Caverns, experience the White Oak Lavender Farm, and even go horseback riding at Fort Valley Ranch. To top off their adventure, the girls also have some fun at the Virginia Safari Park, getting up-close and personal with some exotic animals.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 9:30pm
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 3:30am

Chattanooga, Tennessee - Moonpies, Incline Railway, and the View of Seven States (#407H) Duration: 26:46 TVG

The Kelly's return to Tennessee, and this time to explore a favorite family destination, Chattanooga. Here, Colleen and her family soak up the local color by tasting some delicious moonpies, and trying their hand at rock climbing in the heart of Chattanooga. They even take a ride on the world's steepest passenger railway! Then, they head to Rock City, a gorgeous mountain with a breathtaking waterfall, where they marvel at the views of not only the Tennessee mountains, but also six different states.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

Oahu - Episode 1 - Horseback Riding, Lei-Making & Discovering Hawaiian Culture (#310H) Duration: 26:46 TVG

Join Colleen and the girls as they travel to the breath-taking gem of Oahu. On this stunning Hawaiian island, the family learns how to make the traditional lei, takes an exciting horseback ride through the beautiful Kualoa Ranch, and even attends a Starlight Lu'au.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me

Tampa Bay, Florida - Cuban Cuisine and Swimming with Sharks (#406H) Duration: 26:46 TVG

This time around, Colleen and her girls head to Tampa Bay, Florida for some family fun in the sun. They get a taste of Tampa's Cuban cuisine and explore some of the local Cuban history. Seeking a few thrills, they also visit the famous Busch Gardens Theme Park, check out the haunted Tampa Theater, and even swim with sharks at the Florida Aquarium.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

Dallas, Texas - The Texas State Fair, City Sunsets, and Tex Mex (#408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Grab your stetson and cowboy boots, we're heading to the big city of Dallas, Texas. Join Colleen and her family as they uncover the unique Pumpkin Village, indulge in some authentic Tex Mex cuisine, relish in a beautiful sunset over the city from the famous Reunion Tower, and have a blast exploring true Texas culture at the State Fair. You're sure to see why they say everything's bigger in Texas.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

Oahu - Episode 2 - Spectacular Surfing, Hawaiian (#311H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The journey into the heart of Hawaii doesn't end here. Colleen and her family take advantage of Kualoa Ranch's movie set tour and see where they shot films like Jurassic Park and 50 First Dates. They even get some lessons in surfing, hula dancing, and the ukulele.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me

Oxnard, California - California, Here We Come! (#409H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

California, here we come! Colleen and her family head to the beautiful coastal town of Oxnard, California. Join them as they go on a whale watching expedition, learn the history of Oxnard at Heritage Square, try their hand at a game of Foot Golf, and soak up a beautiful sunset at the Hollywood Beach Cafe, where the food is delicious and the surf is sweet.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me

Columbia, South Carolina - Southern Food, Watersports, Museums, and Baseball (#401H) Duration: 26:46 TVG

Colleen and her children check out family favorites in Columbia, South Carolina, where they go on a culinary excavation, devouring delicious southern brunch at Cafe Strudel, and mouth-watering barbecue at local-favorite, Doc's BBQ. They also get to hand feed giraffes at the zoo, meet the world's largest ten year-old at the EdVenture Children's museum, explore Congaree National Park, and even catch a local baseball game.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me

The Best of Season 4 - A Year of Traveling (#410H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We take a look back at some of our best moments from season four of "Family Travel", where we had the opportunities to explore amazing international destinations like Scotland and Quebec City, as well as some spectacular cities in our own American backyard, like Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, Sevierville, Tennessee, Tampa, Florida, Dallas, Texas, and more.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me

Sevierville, Tennessee - Dolly Parton's Hometown and Sweet Southern Charm in the Great Smoky Mountains (#402H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Colleen and the family journey to the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains in Sevierville, Tennessee, the hometown of beloved country singer Dolly Parton. In a town as rich in southern charm as this, there is no shortage of fun to be had. The family enjoys everything from adventure parks, to shopping, to staying in a log cabin, and all the culture and country history in between, Colleen and her girls take advantage of all the activities Sevierville has to offer, and even get to try out some of Dolly Parton's local favorites.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me

Quebec City, Canada - Winter Carnival, Dog Sledding and the Famous Ice Hotel (#403H) Duration: 26:46 TVG

Grab your boots and winter coats and come experience a winter wonderland in Quebec City with Colleen and her family. In this episode, the family explores the Winter Carnival and the Hotel de Glace, the famous hotel made of ice and snow. They sail down a mountain in a giant family snow tube, try their hand at dog-sledding, and of course indulge in lots of maple syrup goodies along the way. Grab your boots and winter coats and come experience a winter wonderland in Quebec City with Colleen and her family. In this episode, the family explores the Winter Carnival and the Hotel de Glace, the famous hotel made of ice and snow. They sail down a mountain in a giant family snow tube, try their hand at dog-sledding, and of course indulge in lots of maple syrup goodies along the way.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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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.