Upcoming Broadcasts:

The Jackdaws Revenge (#162H) Duration: 59:17 STEREO TVPG

On the day of her execution, Katherine Corven is unexpectedly exonerated and released, much to Father Brown, Mrs McCarthy and Bunty's dismay. Waiting outside Sonning Prison, Robin and Eddie from the Kembleford Gazette, push their way through the crowd of reporters to hear Katherine say that those who wronged her will answer to God... Father Brown later discovers that the Corven's old cleaner confessed to murdering Katherine's husband, explaining her sudden release, but Father Brown is sceptical of this new information. Katherine's new intention to become a nun raises more alarm bells with Father Brown, who sidesteps Eddie's questioning on the case and heads over to speak to Katherine's former prison officer Frances. When he arrives he finds her in the position Katherine escaped from; hanging with a noose around her neck...

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 27, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

The Kembleford Dragon (#163H) Duration: 59:51 STEREO TVPG

Julia Webb boasts about her award winning hanging baskets to Mrs McCarthy as Ben Webb shows the station inspector, Deepak around the train station. Pandora, the new cleaner at St Mary's, gets off the train and immediately frustrates Mrs McCarthy. Deepak leaves a poster for Ben and as Julia pins it on the noticeboard, Ben collapses from a heart attack, reading: 'Notice of Closure'. During a village hall meeting, Buddy Arnold tells the crowd that he'll be running a replacement bus service when the train station closes but Julia can't contain her anger and throws water in his face. Holding a fete at the station in an attempt to save it, Julia orders Ben off to the washroom to smarten his appearance, but when he returns he is in a much worse state; stuffed inside a trunk with his head dripping with blood.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 3, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

The Angel of Mercy (#164H) Duration: 59:34 STEREO TVPG

At Powderham House residential home, Mrs McCarthy visits a friend, Freda, who appears to be at the end of her tether with her painful illness. Death hanging over Kembleford, the gang attends the local handyman's funeral, along with a new addition to St Mary's, Caitlin, who was thrown out of a convent. Father Brown, Mrs McCarthy and Caitlin all visit Freda, where Mrs McCarthy has a run in with Matron Sophia after she denies Freda more painkillers. Waiting for the others in the lounge, Bunty bumps into her old nanny, Ellen, now in a wheelchair but not letting it stop her living life. The next day, when Mrs McCarthy gets a call that Freda has passed on, a single white dove feather at the scene indicates that she may not have died of natural causes...

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 10, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

The Face of the Enemy (#165H) Duration: 59:29 STEREO TVPG

In Northern Rhodesia Lady Felicia lies in bed with Benedict Lewis. His return to England imminent, Lady Felicia finally decides to join Benedict and tell Monty that she's leaving him. Along with Sid they surprise a delighted Father Brown, Mrs McCarthy and Bunty at the Presbytery. Later Lady Felicia is intercepted at the train station by her old adversary Daniel Whittaker, who explains that Benedict is a soviet spy and important blueprints have been stolen from the Ministry of Defence. He anticipates that an exchange of the film will take place at Benedict's fundraiser and gives Felicia a fake film to replace with the real one. Lady Felicia is left not knowing who to believe. At the fundraiser, Alfred Lane presents Benedict with a sculpture and Lady Felicia suspects the film is hidden inside. As she attempts to swap the films over Benedict appears and points a gun at her - has Lady Felicia really fallen for the enemy?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

The Devil You Know (#166H) Duration: 44:53 STEREO TVPG

In an attempt to show involvement in the community, Inspector Mallory joins the Kembleford Bowls Club. Christina Worcester, the Club Secretary, introduces Mallory to the local players, Roger, Shirley and Christina's husband Eric. Alec Frobisher strolls onto the green, where Shirley, much to Roger's disappointment, takes an immediate shine to his charming brother. Mallory sits himself at the side of the green, where Father Brown and Bunty later find him snoozing under a book. As bowls players convene, Shirley appears from the back of the clubhouse in tears and an almighty scream jolts Mallory from his sleep. Alec is found with his neck garrotted and as Mallory is technically a suspect, a new Inspector arrives to investigate. But for Father Brown, is it better the devil you know?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me

The Dance of Death (#167H) Duration: 45:25 STEREO TVPG

Oliver interrupts Alexander and Lucy's dance practise, telling Alexander that if he wins the ballroom dance competition, he'll tell him who took his sight. Lady Rose Dalton the owner of the house hosting the competition, shows Father Brown, Mrs McCarthy and Bunty around. Noticing Alexander across the hall, Bunty approaches him to take her for a spin. Merryn, Oliver's dance partner, unpacks her things with the help of Lucy, who shows off her new necklace. Back in the hall, Lucy interrupts Alexander and Bunty to practice, but Oliver notices the necklace and tension begins to rise. Storming out, the next time anyone sees Lucy, she is lying in her own blood, a stab wound to her heart.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV – Transmitter Status
    • 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 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

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KQED DTV Channels



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.

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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

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.