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Upcoming Broadcasts:

The First 8 Weeks (#101H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-D

Follow the story of how, from a fertilized egg, you took on human form in the womb. Chart the metamorphosis from the lizard-like, mouse-like and monkey-like forms you once took on until the moment around 12 weeks when you became unmistakably human.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

One of a Kind (#102H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-D

Learn how you became the unique individual you are. No two people-even "identical" twins-are identical. Through riveting examples, explore how you reached your height, how your face was formed, why you're likely right-handed, even your sexuality.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Final Countdown (#103) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Meet the miracle that is you. See how your time in the womb, as your senses mature, has determined your destiny on the outside. Survey the latest epigenetic research that shows how the womb environment leaves its mark, even altering your DNA.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 3:00am 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.