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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Baton Rouge, Hour One (#1807H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

A French Art Deco diamond and platinum ring, a book signed by Jim Morrison and four Rembrandt and Whistler etchings. In Baton Rouge, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Leigh Keno at Magnolia Mound Plantation to learn about Campeche chairs. Highlights include a French Art Deco diamond and platinum ring, ca. 1930, purchased at auction for $30 as cubic zirconia and now valued at $25,000 to $35, 000; a copy of the book The History of Magic, with an inscription from the owner's old college roommate - Jim Morrison of The Doors; and four Rembrandt and James McNeill Whistler etchings that were collected by the guest's father from around 1940 to 1960 and are appraised for $100,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Baton Rouge, Hour Three (#1809H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR is in the Red Stick city, as host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Christopher Mitchell head to Port Hudson to discuss a rare Civil War hand grenade. Highlights include an early 19th-century Louisiana work table that was stored in a barn for several decades; a collection of insightful Civil War Confederate letters that were found in the wall of a torn down Mississippi house; and a Porfirio Salinas oil, ca. 1935, in its original frame, that was bought by the owner's grandmother for $100 in 1935 and is now valued at $45,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Kansas City, Hour One (#1810#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

In Kansas City, Missouri, AR travels with appraiser Leila Dunbar to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to explore a one-of-a-kind, signed baseball. Highlights include an 1891 Kansas City Fire Chief presentation badge made by the fine jeweler Mermod & Jaccard and given to Kansas City Fire Chief George Hale at the turn of the 20th-century; a bold 1796 Chinese bronze censer that was recently found on the floor of a local antique mall and is now valued at $8000 to $12,000; and a pristine 1965 Roy Lichtenstein screen print that was bought by the owner's parents at a Kansas City department store in the mid-1960s and is now appraised for $300,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Our 50 States 1 (#2128H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Celebrate America's hidden treasures from all 50 states in part one of this two-hour special, with finds such as a Thomas Hart Benton oil on tin, a Kentucky sugar chest, and a 1960 inscribed To Kill a Mockingbird. Which is valued at $125,000?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Baton Rouge, Hour Two (#1808H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR is in Baton Rouge, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kathleen Harwood head to the LSU Museum of Art to delve into the work of local Louisiana artist Clementine Hunter. Highlights include a Louisiana political poster, found in a pile of garbage on the side of the road, appraised for $3000 to $4000; 3 paintings by New Orleans artists and Newcomb pottery founders William and Ellsworth Woodward, worth about $30,000 to $50,000; and a NASA photograph collection brought by a former NASA employee who served as one of the test directors for the Zero-G airplane also known as "The Vomit Comet," valued at $35,000 to $45,000 for the entire collection.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Our 50 States 2 (#2129H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Travel across America and back in time with appraisals of items from all 50 states in the two-part special. Finds include a Green Bay Packers championship group, a Joseph Henry Sharp oil, and a Molesworth lamp & furniture. Which is $130,000-$180,000?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Junk in the Trunk 7 (#2126H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Discover never-before-aired appraisals from all six Season 21 cities, including an American Folk Art cane, a 1927 Yankees team-signed baseball, and a Vairocana Buddha, CA. 1410. Which is appraised for $ 150,000-$200,000?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Junk in the Trunk 3 (#1721H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR packed a trunkful of treasures to share from the six cities visited during the Season 17 tour. "Junk in the Trunk 3" includes never-before-seen appraisals from AR's 2013 season, including a Myrtle Beach guest with a sports collection that would make any Celtics fan turn green with envy, a diamond and platinum ring in Corpus Christi, and in Rapid City, a valuable old book with a mysterious past that is valued at $35,000 to $50,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm 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.

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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.