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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Suticase Stories (Part 1) (#107) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Coming to America. U-Meleni Mhlaba-Abedo from Zimbabwe "sows seeds" of renewal in the US, Grace Talusan shares how a green station wagon helped her family become Americans, and Kevin Dutremble challenges his assumptions about others. Three storytellers, three interpretations of "Suitcase Stories," hosted by Theresa Okokon.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 7:30am
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:30pm
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Suitcase Stories (Part 2) (#108) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Immigrant stories of yesterday and today. Landscape architect Nano Raies flees Syria to pursue her musical dream, Szifra Birke discovers the hidden meaning of her name, and Abhishek Shah becomes a meat-eating American. Three storytellers, three interpretations of "Suitcase Stories," hosted by Theresa Okokon.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Last Dance (#101) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

A last dance may be at the end or beginningof something big: Sandi Marx narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway'sA Chorus Line; choreographer Mark Lamb returns to his small, unaccepting town in Kentucky andencounters an extraordinary reunion;and Jean Appolon dances his way out of a deathsentence in Haiti. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Last Dance, hosted by Theresa Okokon.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Chance (#102) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Chance could mean possibilities, risk or opportunity: Rodrigue Kalambayi seeks asylum from political violence in the Congo; Korean-AmericanEson Kimisheld at gunpoint in her family's hardware storein New York; and Christine Gentry donates a kidney to a complete stranger. Three storytellers, three interpretation of Chance, hosted by Wes Hazard.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Holiday Horror (#109) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Hilarious stories of holiday mishaps and mayhem. Three storytellers share their tales, from epic blunders and celebrations gone wrong to unforgettable errors, unexpected consequences, and touching human connections.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Welcome to the Neighborhood (#103) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Neighborhoods are forever in flux: Paloma Valenzuela travels to a Dominican neighborhood searching for her identity; Mark Redmond learns what happens when you are no longer welcomed on your street; and Norah Dooley finds the real meaning of community from neighbors who teach her life lessons. Hosted by Wes Hazard.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 29, 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.