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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Psychosis (#1204) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Schizoaffective disorder is a form of psychosis and is a mental illness in which a person experiences a combination of schizophrenia symptoms. People affected often have hallucinations or delusions, as well as mood disorder symptoms such as mania or depression. Our patient, Lynne Fisher, had her life turned upside down by the onset of this illness, and battled through five years of symptoms to find a treatment plan that enables her to have a constructive and happy life. Myth or Medicine: Are people with serious mental illness more prone to violence? Second Opinion 5: Five reasons to consult a mental health professional.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 27, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 27, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

ADHD In Adults (#1205) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) starts in childhood but often can go unrecognized until later in life. In this episode, Frank South shares his story of late diagnosis and the challenges he faces every day managing and adapting to life with ADHD. Myth or Medicine: Is ADHD over-diagnosed? Second Opinion 5: Five signs of ADHD that are consistent in children and adults.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 4, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 4, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Measles/Vaccines (#1206) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: With some parents deciding not to vaccinate their children, measles cases in the United States have reached a 20-year high. Our patient Emmi Herman relates the devastating impact this highly contagious childhood illness had on her own family. Myth or Medicine: Can you get the measles vaccine if you have a cold? Second Opinion 5: Five misconceptions about vaccines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 11, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 11, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Young Athletes (#1207) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Sudden cardiac arrest is usually caused by an electrical disturbance in the heart, and leads to a sudden loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness. Nine out of 10 people who experience sudden cardiac arrest, die from it. Fortunately, star basketball player Mike Papale survived because of the quick reaction of an EMT, who immediately initiated CPR and the chain of survival. Mike and his Mom, Joan, share their story of survival and living through the aftermath of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes. Second Opinion 5: Five things to know about sudden cardiac arrest.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 18, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 18, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Type II Diabetes/Value-Based Care (#1208) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Almost 30 million people in the U.S. have Type II Diabetes. It's a disease that can be greatly improved by lifestyle changes including a healthy diet and exercise, along with medication compliance and monitoring. But not many people do as well as Mark Lee, who completely turned his life around after his diagnosis. His story is an inspiration to those who struggle every day with controlling their diabetes. Myth or Medicine: Weight loss can improve Type II Diabetes, but can it be cured? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to control your diabetes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 25, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 25, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me

Preventive Cancer Screening (#1209) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: More than half a million people die of cancer each year in the U.S., so it's no wonder we want to do what we can to catch and treat cancer early. For some cancers, we have preventive cancer screenings that are readily available. But who should be screened? Rose Arp has no cancer history, but wants to know from the experts what screenings she should be getting as she turns 50 years old. Myth or Medicine: Will a yearly mammogram cause breast or thyroid cancer? Second Opinion 5: Five greatest risk factors for cancer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2019 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV – Transmitter Status
    • 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

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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.