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Episode #101H Duration: 59:20 STEREO TVPG

Young typist, Priscilla White, sings with local Liverpool bands at the famed Cavern Club as the Mersey Beat music scene explodes in the early 1960's. She falls for Bobby Willis, but in her desperation to become a star she elbows him aside. Then, a failed audition for the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein leaves her frustrated and distraught.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #102H Duration: 46:33 STEREO TVPG

After being reunited with Bobby, Cilla's confidence returns and she is once again dazzling crowds with her amazing voice. Brian gives her a second chance but the first record she cuts fails in the charts. Against Bobby's judgement Brian convinces her to gamble on a ballad, Anyone Who Had a Heart - a change that could alter her life forever.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 10:25pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 4:25am Remind me

Episode #103H Duration: 47:03 STEREO TVPG

Cilla's success with Anyone Who Had a Heart is soon followed by a second number-one hit, You're My World. However, a failed attempt to break into the American market, her tumultuous relationship with Bobby, and the unravelling of Brian's private life threaten to derail her success.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 11:12pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 5:12am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    • 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



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



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)
54.4, 25.3
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at



Channel 54.3
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.