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American Sampler (#103B) Duration: 1:28:48 STEREO TVG

This program focuses its attention on the many single documentaries and short series that Ken Burns has produced over the years. It explores the tremendous depth and breadth of his work with a special emphasis on films about Thomas Jefferson, Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, Jackie Robinson and others.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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

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.