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A Prickly Pear/Turkish Delight (#121) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 -- 1:00am
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Story of Smoothie/Andy The Giant (#122) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 -- 9:30am
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Wacky Washi/When The Bowl Breaks (#116) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Tokyo, when Andy wants to make posters for Senor Fabuloso, he and the others embark on a journey through the colorful world of Japanese papermaking and kites / In Tokyo, when Leo accidentally breaks his dad's special bowl, he learns about "Kintsugi," a way of repairing broken pottery to make it even more special.

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You Can't Move The Moon/Lizardzilla! (#115H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Tokyo, when Salami Strong gets injured and can't do his act, Carmen enlists a Sumo wrestler to put on an exhibition match with Luna instead / Leo is afraid of Lizardzilla movies, but after seeing how they're made in Tokyo, he overcomes his fear.

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Didgeridoo and Carmen Too/Not Home on the Range (#113H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Sydney, Carmen misplaces a didgeridoo she's borrowed from a friend and learns that making a new one is not as easy as it looks / Leo wants to ride with his favorite cowboy uncle in Sydney, but first must overcome his secret fear of horses.

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Boomin' Boomerang/House Music (#114H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Sydney, when Carmen temporarily loses her confidence, her participation in an Australian boomerang competition helps it come whizzing back / In Sydney, when Andy wants to hear a performance of his new favorite song, he finds that their opera house is a true architectural wonder, designed for listening to music.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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What's The Big Idea?/Day of the Dead (#102) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Mexico City, Andy desperately wants to find a big surface to paint on and learns about murals in the process. / In Carmen's home town of Mexico City, she is asked to perform at the Day of the Dead festival and must overcome her fear of skeletons.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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Hola Mariachi/Loco for Cocoa (#101) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Mexico City, the Circo orchestra gets a bad case of the hiccups, so Carmen finds a Mariachi band to fill in, causing Luna to break into wild dancing! / In Mexico City, Leo, Carmen, and Andy help return a lost cocoa bean to a friend's mother.

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Bob The Plant/Aren't We A Pair? (#105) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Cairo, Leo's plant "Bob" isn't doing well. Leo must find out what's wrong and save Bob! / When Carmen chases after her hamster in Cairo, she makes friends with a girl who helps her see that Egypt is not as ancient or unfamiliar as she thought.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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Queen for a Day/Jolly Special Friend (#110) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In London, Carmen loves the idea of being a queen at Buckingham Palace, but finds out that royal life is more complicated than it looks. / When Papa Chockers is too sick to make lunch for Fabuloso and his special friend, Leo, Carmen, Andy and Luna search London for food that is truly special.

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Where's Luna?/Pulling Strings (#112H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Luna goes missing in Delhi, Andy and friends track her down using her hat and an ancient astronomy site called "Jantar Mantar" / In Dehli, when Andy and Carmen have an argument, Leo and Luna put on a traditional Kathputli puppet show that helps them learn to get along.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 7, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me
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The Big Dig/Amazing Man (#106) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Cairo, Andy unearths an ancient statue, learning that objects buried thousands of years ago can be discovered and dug up anytime and anywhere! / In Cairo, comic-book fan Andy and the others search for the meaning of hieroglyphics that explain the exciting ending to the latest Amazing Man adventure.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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C'est Cheese/C'est La Vie A Paris (#117) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Paris, when Leo tries to make a regular grilled cheese sandwich for Carmen, he discovers that, for a resourceful chef, even the simplest dish can become a true work of art / When Hockbar experiences job stress, Luna and the kids strive to help him relax in Paris, where enjoying life is a high priority.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 12, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me
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D'orsay Day/Honey In Paris (#118) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Andy gets frustrated while painting a picture of his model train, they visit a Paris museum to experience the wonder of trains and Impressionist art / In Paris, Carmen is alarmed by Honey's kooky behavior, but after a thrilling chase to the top of the Eiffel Tower we discover that it's not what it seems!

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 13, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me
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Guitar to Sitar/Spring Has Not Sprung (#111H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Delhi, Carmen goes looking for guitar strings so she can write her mother a birthday song, but in the process, she and the kids learn about a different stringed instrument called a sitar / In Delhi, although Andy's plan to photograph the colors of spring is complicated by overcast weather, in the end, the day transforms into a joyous celebration of color.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 14, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me
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Hoopin' Hopper/A Chopsticky Situation (#108) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When Andy loses his basketball in Beijing, he learns that although competitive sports are fun, friendship is more important than winning. / In Beijing, Leo wants to taste all kinds of delicious Chinese food, but must first exercise patience in learning to use chopsticks.

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You Froze My Shorts/What A Matryoshka (#104) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

When the Circo gets frozen in by a Moscow storm, the kids and Luna search for ways to keep warm. / In Moscow, Leo orders a Russian nesting doll for Senor Fabuloso, but accidentally gets an absurdly huge one!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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Speaking Wigglewalker/London Frog (#109) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In London, Andy and friends are sent on an important shopping trip for the Circo, but the simple task becomes confusing due to differences between British and American English. / When thick fog hides London's Big Ben, Luna helps Andy realize that the sounds of the city can provide the necessary clues to find their way and solve a mystery.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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Lullaby for Baby Vlad/Space Is The Place (#103) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Moscow, Leo, Andy, and Carmen are enlisted to babysit a fussy baby bear. They must search the city to find his favorite lullaby. / In Moscow, Andy's love of space travel and planets is enriched by a trip to a famous space museum.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me

She Is The Moon of Moons/Beats of Beijing (#107) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In Beijing, when the kids decide to give Luna her own special day, they discover that China already celebrates her with the Moon Festival. / In Beijing, while Carmen searches for a new home for Honey, the mischievous hamster takes residence in a giant drum that's about to be used in a drum ceremony.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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KQED World

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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.