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Upcoming Broadcasts:

See The Keepers (#309) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Produced and Directed by: Sara Kaye Larson & Joann Self Selvidge. With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the Memphis Zoo, See the Keepers gets up close and personal with big cats, penguins, snakes, Komodo dragons, and their human caretakers. When Kofi the giraffe faces an uncertain future, the film bears witness to the complexity of caring for animals in captivity, and the love and fortitude of the keepers that care for them.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Santuario (#405) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

After 25 years of living in the United States, Guatemalan grandmother Juana Ortega is threatened with deportation and soon takes sanctuary in a small North Carolina church. As time passes, and state lawmakers continue to ignore the family's pleas for a stay on her deportation, Juana's spirits slowly sink. And yet, Juana is patient that in God's house, God will answer her prayers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 3, 2019 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Sep 4, 2019 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Sep 4, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 13, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 13, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Sep 15, 2019 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Sep 16, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Sep 16, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Honky Tonk Heaven (#310) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Directed by: Brenda Greene Mitchell & Sam Wainwright Douglas. Brimming with cowboy boots, country music, and longneck beers, Honky Tonk Heaven is a toe-tapping tour of this legendary Texas dancehall. With fifty years under its belt, the Broken Spoke has endured Austin's rapid growth and skyrocketing rents. Beyond the story of its illustrious history and celebrated performers, the Spoke is a treasured family business that has survived against the odds.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

120 Days (#208) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

By Ted Roach. Due to his immigration status, family man Miguel Cortes must make a tough choice. After an unexpected traffic stop, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico - leaving his wife and two daughters. Will he leave for Mexico or disappear into the shadows in his adopted homeland?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 24, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Sep 25, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Sep 25, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 28, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me

Fiesta Quinceanera (#403) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Life for a Latinx immigrant family in the New South can be challenging and sometimes terrifying, but thankfully, there's always a fiesta to take you through the night. Three Latina girls and a seasoned drag artist hose their own quinceanera, a complex and colorful rite of passage, showcasing the creative spirit of Latinx communities and their struggles to retain their roots and traditions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Sep 25, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 26, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 26, 2019 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 28, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    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 kqed.org/listenlive 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

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

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 pbskids.org.

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.