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The Match (#204) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

A childhood friendship-and Facebook-could save John Brannon's life. While on the brink of kidney failure, John reunites with an old friend who suddenly realizes that she has the ability to save him through organ transplantation. Meanwhile in the same hospital, 5-year-old Chealsey Melendez is diagnosed with stage-4 cancer. Doctors harvest her own stem cells and freeze them so they can be transplanted back into her marrow at a later date, all in a desperate attempt to save her life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

The Lost Generation (#205) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Before 1984, the life expectancy in the small African country of Lesotho was 70 years. Today it's 40. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has ravaged the mountain kingdom, leaving scores of orphans and grandmothers to pick up the pieces of a shattered country. Instead of retirement, the elderly are facing a future of hard labor caring for their grandchildren until the day they die.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

San Bernardino Strong (#301) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Julie never thought she would be where she is now: healing from two gunshot wounds when her co-worker and his wife opened fire at an employee meeting in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks. In the midst of this tragedy, hope lives on. You see it in the eyes of Julie who is set on sharing her hope with others. You witness it in the heroic efforts of first responders helping those injured. And you feel it in a bond the community formed like never before.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Ebola Warriors (#302) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

This is the dramatic story of two hospitals: one fighting to keep the Ebola virus inside, and the other to keep it out. Follow Dr. Gillian Seton, a physician at Cooper SDA Hospital in Liberia, who is fighting to keep the epidemic out of her hospital in order to keep its doors open to patients who don't have the deadly virus. A few hours away in Sierra Leone, meet James, a local healthcare worker who is risking his life to treat Ebola patients in the Red Zone at Waterloo SDA Hospital. And watch how one of his patients is trying to obtain community acceptance as an Ebola survivor.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

It's About The Journey (#303) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

After a major snowboarding accident, Andre's athletic life completely changed when his left leg got amputated. But he hasn't let that slow him down. He becomes a triathlete and finds himself training for the biggest competition yet: the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. Through years of hard work and dedication, Andre learns that life is not about the destination, but about the journey.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

The Lasting Impact (#304) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Wilber "Wil" Alexander has sat at the bedside of the sick and the dying for the last 40 years, inviting the wounded to tell their stories. This story follows Wil as he uniquely cares for sick, wounded, and terminal patients by walking alongside them and aiding in their search for meaning and healing in their time of unique vulnerability.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 1:00pm 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.

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.