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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Blood and Soil (#102) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Travel to the rural South as Elder Burch, Charley Patton and others record early Delta blues, gospel and protest songs. The Great Flood of 1927 devastates Mississippi River communities, leading to northern migration and Chicago Blues by Howlin' Wolf.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 9:00pm
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 3:00am
  • KQED World: Sat, May 27, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 27, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Out of the Many, The One (#103) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Discover how America's diverse cultures contribute to its musical styles: from the Hopi tribe to Hawaii's Joseph Kekuku to Mexican-American Lydia Mendoza and the Cajun Breaux Family. Mississippi John Hurt's blues inspires a generation of musicians.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, May 30, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me

The Big Bang (#101) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Travel to 1920s Tennessee as the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers and the Memphis Jug Band make their first records with producer Ralph Peer on a revolutionary portable electronic recording system, creating the first R&B songs and modern country music.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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.