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Upcoming Broadcasts:

South Africa: Amazing Encounters (#116H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Richard Wiese explores the wildest part of South Africa's fabled Kruger National Park where he encounters elephants, lions and giraffes. He finds out how local communities are banding together to fight poaching and create a new economy based on ecotourism. And he visits a Makuleke village to learn how this proud tribe has helped transform this region into a flourishing wildlife reserve.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 8:00pm
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 2:00am
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Scotland: Land of Loch Ness (#115H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Journey with Richard Wiese to Scotland as he competes in the Highland Games, a celebration of Scottish traditions that goes back more than a thousand years. Richard meets a shepherd who is one of the top trainers of Scottish Sheepdogs. On the waters of Loch Ness, he learns the secrets of Nessie from the man who's spent more than 40 years searching for the legendary monster.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

India: Incredible Land (#117H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Richard Wiese as he discovers India by rickshaw, samples savory cuisine and learns why yoga nourishes body and soul. With a family of dancers, he experiences the rhythms of a rural Indian village. Richard then takes to the streets for a game of gulley cricket, one of India's most popular sports. And in Kanchipuram, the City of a Thousand Temples, he receives the Hindu "archana" blessing.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Morocco: Secret Village (#118H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explorer Richard Wiese discovers the many mysteries of Morocco. In the remote Atlas Mountains, Richard journeys to a village that has never been visited by Westerners and where time seems to stand still. He's welcomed into a community of Berbers, who teach him the secrets for traditional tanjia cooking and making butter in a goat bladder. Richard takes part in a traditional wedding ceremony.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Uganda: Mountain Gorillas (#119H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Deep in the heart of Uganda lies the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, one of the world's last refuges for mountain gorillas. Richard Wiese joins a group of trackers as they come face to face with these extraordinary elusive creatures. He meets a tribe of Batwa Pygmies, who lived amidst the gorillas in the Bwindi Forest. He finds out how these people have adapted to a new life in the village after moving out of the forest to save their primate neighbors.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

South Africa: Turtles and Tsongas (#120H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The tale of the turtle takes place on the beaches of South Africa's Rocktail Bay, on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Richard Wiese travels here to search for the extraordinary 300-pound loggerhead turtle, which swims thousands of miles each year to lay its eggs on the same beach where it was born. Richard joins a Tsonga tribesman to catch fish in unusual reed traps and visits a rural primary school to see how the next generation of South Africans is coming of age.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 9:00am 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.