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The Brides in the Bath Killer (#104H) Duration: 44:13 STEREO TV14

George Smith had many aliases. He needed them for the many wives he took, all of whom he would soon murder in order to claim an inheritance. Catching this chameleon was a gargantuan challenge.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 2:47am

Terror in the Roaring Twenties (#201H) Duration: 59:38 STEREO TV14

Edith Thompson and Frederick Bywaters were in love. However, the young couple was convicted for murdering her husband in a case that shocked society. The case also fascinated mystery writer and producer, Alfred Hitchcock.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 8:46pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 2:46am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

The Blackout Ripper (#202H) Duration: 59:35 STEREO TV14

It was WWII and London was rocked by the Blitz as German planes flew above the city, terrorizing its citizens. At the same time, on the streets below another terrible danger lurked in the shadows. A serial killer was on the loose.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 8:46pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 2:46am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

The Lady Killer (#203H) Duration: 59:35 STEREO TV14

As Europe recovered from the damage of WWII, soldiers made their way home from the front line. One man couldn't leave the battlefield behind, and he brought back all the savagery and brutality of the fighting.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 8:46pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 2:46am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

John Christie, Pt. 1 (#204H) Duration: 43:56 STEREO TV14

John Christie brought death to everyone around him. He eluded capture for years, managing to pin his terrible crimes on another man who would be sentenced to death.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 8:46pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 2:46am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 1:00am 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.