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Birth of a Faith (#101) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

The series begins in Bethlehem and travels throughout the Holy Land. With the Gospels as a guide, host Jonathan Phillips traces the life of Jesus from his birth, ministry, passion, and resurrection.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Great Missionary (#102) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Meet the man whose transformation is one of the most compelling in history, the Apostle Paul. Journey with Jonathan Phillips as he re-traces Paul's bold quest to bring the Christian message to Asia and Europe, a quest which would see him imprisoned, beaten and on the brink of death.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Age of the Apostles (#103) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Travel with Jonathan Phillips on Paul's third and final missionary journey as the Apostolic Age comes to an end. Witness how the remaining apostles, except for John, are martyred for their unwavering beliefs. In Rome, Paul and the Apostle Peter will both meet their fate at the hands of one of the cruelest tyrants in history.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

From Apocalypse to Heresies (#104) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In this episode, the city of Jerusalem is rocked by war. Host Jonathan Phillips travels to Patmos Island where John was exiled and visits the cave where John wrote the most enigmatic book of the New Testament, Revelation. Phillips traces the crucial battle where powerful heretics claiming special knowledge of Jesus threatened to distort, divide and even to destroy the Christian faith.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Pagans and the Cult of Martyrs (#105) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Host Jonathan Phillips treks to North Africa to tell the story of Perpetua, a young Christian martyr, whose extraordinary story still resonates today. Phillips visits places where Christians faced unimaginable violence because of their beliefs, where the Roman Empire threatened everything that Christians stood for with their pagan temples, emperor cult and vicious tortures.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Constantine (#106) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In the final episode, host Jonathan Phillips explains how Rome exerted its fullest effort to eradicate Christianity. The faith grew stronger as the empires and emperors weakened. It would be the conversion of one man - Constantine the Great - that would fully transform the fortunes of the Christian faith.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 2:00am 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.

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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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XFINITY 190
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