Donate

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Regata Storica - Venice, Italy (#102H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Steeped in centuries of history and tradition, the Regata Storica is a gondolier's dream come true: an annual race down Venice's Grand Canal to claim victory in one of this city's oldest and most important traditions - rowing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

Blue Cup - Saronic Gulf, Greece (#103H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Set sail from Athens on the serene waters of Greece's Saronic Gulf. Spend an entire week of racing with Vernicos Yacht's Demi Vesirouli in her very own Blue Cup Regatta, celebrating the close of the sailing season with competitors from all over the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

Sy Africa - Zambia, Africa (#104H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Swim to the edge of Victoria Falls, canoe with elephants and take a micro-light flight with founder and philanthropist of Abercrombie and Kent, Geoffrey Kent, as we learn of his beginnings and his ultimate choice to run his business and global philanthropic efforts in parallel.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

The Climb - Carrara, Italy (#105H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join canyoning guides, Guido Frattini and Simone Checci as we locate the mouth of a raging waterfall atop marble mountains in Carrara. Tighten your ropes and plunge into the waters, following the falls to their bases miles down the mountain.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

Nyc Beat - Nyc, Ny (#106H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Meet sixteen year-old John Patrick, who travels to NYC in search of his favorite singer/songwriter, Will Duval, and further his own passion to play the drums. Keep the beat while we jam with the band and follow them on the road to play for New York City fans!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

White Turf - St. Moritz, Switzerland (#107H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Nestled in the Alpine valley of the Engadine, St. Moritz, Switzerland is home to the 100-year-old skijoring competition: a jockey-less horse race where riders are towed on skis behind the competing horses! Pulled in access of 50 km/hour, our rider, Franco Morrow will compete during the first three Sundays of February on the frozen lake in St. Moritz. Will he be crowned the "King of the Engadine?"

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV
    • 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.