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Jimmie Vaughan and Gary Clark Jr. (#301H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Grammy Award winner Gary Clark Jr. is joined by four-time Grammy Award winner Jimmie Vaughan at New York City's Iridium for a taping of the intimate conversation series "Speakeasy." Clark has been called "The Chosen One" by Rolling Stone and has been hailed as a major talent by icons including the Rolling Stones, Sheryl Crow, and Paul McCartney. He has leant his unique blend of rock, R&B, blues, soul, and pop to multiple soundtracks including the acclaimed movie "12 Years a Slave." Vaughan has been regarded by Guitar Player magazine as "a living legend" and is one of the most respected guitarists in the world of popular music. With the Famous Thunderbirds, he spearheaded the current blues revival and has earned the admiration of B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, and Z.Z. Top's Billy Gibbons.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Steve Earle and David Simon (#302H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Steve Earle is joined by Emmy Award- winning producer David Simon for an intimate conversation in this episode of Speakeasy. Earle began his career as a songwriter in 1982 before having his breakthrough 1986's Guitar Town. His 16th studio album, So You Wanna Be an Outlaw, was released in June 2017. Simon is the Emmy Award winning producer behind HBO's The Wire. His latest project The Deuceis coming to HBO in the fall. The pair discuss storytelling through song, politics, and working with Townes Van Zandt. Earle treats the audience to a special performance of songs from his new album including "Goodbye Michelangelo," "The Firebreak Line," and "So You Wannabe an Outlaw."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Nick Mason and David Fricke (#303H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Nick Mason is best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd. He is the only member of Pink Floyd to be featured on every one of their albums and is the only constant member of the band since its formation in 1965. Mason takes the stage opposite David Fricke, senior editor of Rolling Stonemagazine. The pair discuss the early days of Pink Floyd, groupies, space, and the legacy of Pink Floyd.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Nick Lowe with Jim Nelson, The Editor of Gq (#304H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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.