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Alabama Bound (#302) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Alabama Bound explores the legal roller-coaster ride of LGBTQ family rights in the South over the last decade. The film offers an intimate view into the lives of three lesbian families in Alabama as they set precedents and fight the courts for their children during the time that federal marriage equality comes to a head. This is the story of a powerful community living with both frustration and hope in a conservative state, where the line between church and state is often blurred.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

First Lady of the Revolution (#303H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Produced and Directed by: Andrea Kalin. Henrietta Boggs, a reluctant Southern belle, finds her way to Central America in the 1940s, in search of freedom and adventure. Instead, she is swept up in political upheaval, when her new husband is elected president of Costa Rica. First Lady of the Revolution portrays a courageous woman who escaped the confines of a sheltered existence to help nurture a young democracy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Divided City (#304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Produced and Directed by: Katie Mitchell & Andrea B. Scott. Monuments to the Confederacy permeate the American South. Emotions run high and tensions mount when, in 2015, the New Orleans city council convenes a public debate over the fate of its Confederate statues. As the council prepares to vote, Divided City reveals deep divisions about the history and symbolism of the monuments, and their place in the public space and in the South.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 3, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Jonah Stands Up (#305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Film by: Hannah Engelson. Jonah Bascle was an unconventional mayoral candidate, even by New Orleans standards: artist, comedian, disability-rights activist. Born with muscular dystrophy, Jonah raced against mortality throughout his twenties. Combining humor, political action, and a sense of urgency, Jonah Stands Up challenges stereotypes associated with differently-abled individuals in New Orleans.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 3, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

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: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 16, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 16, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

120 Days (#306H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Produced and Directed by: Ted Roach. After an unexpected traffic stop, family man Miguel Cortes faces an agonizing decision. Due to his immigration status, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 Days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico. Will Miguel return to Mexico, leaving his wife and two daughters behind, or disappear into the shadows of his adopted homeland?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 10, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

62 Days (#307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Produced and Directed by: Rebecca Haimowitz. Marlise Munoz was 33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she suffered a pulmonary embolism and was pronounced brain-dead. Due to a little-known Texas law, the Munoz family was forced to keep Marlise on life support against her wishes. 62 Days follows the Munoz family's journey from tragedy to activism as they fight to change this law, revealing the human toll behind a growing political trend.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 31, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Driven Blind (#308H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Produced and Directed by: Scott E. Schimmel. Dan Parker, a world champion drag racer, struggles to adjust to his new reality after he is blinded in a fiery racing accident. Though visually impaired, Dan has not given up his love of working with his hands, or his love of racing. Driven Blind follows Dan's single-minded quest to find meaningful work and to get back behind the wheel.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 31, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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.