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The Big Pretend Band (#4913) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Bert learns how to use his imagination and pretend play a saxophone so he can join his friends in their pretend band and play in a concert.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2019 -- 10:00am
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2019 -- 2:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 20, 2019 -- 10:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Sesame Friendship (#4914) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Big Bird is building a tall block castle and it accidentally gets knocked down. Big Bird thinks Snuffy did it without even letting him explain. With Alan and Nina's help, they learn to stand up for themselves, listen to each other, and apologize.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 10:00am
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 11:00am
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 1:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 2:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 10:00pm
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 8, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 8, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me

When You're A Vet (#4901) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby and Elmo play veterinarians. By using their eyes, ears, and hands, Abby and Elmo figure out what's wrong with their pretend patients and help them feel better.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Picture This (#4902) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Alan gives Elmo, Rosita, and Abby his old cameras to play with and suggests that they can be photographers for the day. So Abby, Rosita, and Elmo go around Sesame Street taking pictures of things like sports and fashion, while also learning how to use their cameras.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Math Magic (#4906) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Max the Magician amazes Rosita, Big Bird, and Elmo with his magical, mathematical tricks.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Hey! Sesame Street News (#4903) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Cookie Monster is a journalist for Abby and Big Bird's newspaper, "Hey Sesame Street News!." He solves the mystery of Chris' missing belt buckle by asking the five W questions: who, what, where, when, why.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Rudy Rides The Bus (#4915) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo and Rudy play bus driver and bus monitor, driving a homemade bus and helping their friends get around Sesame Street.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 3, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 3, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 3, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 16, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Elmo's Happy Little Train (#4912) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo, Rosita, and Zoe play train and pretend to be the driver, conductor, and passenger. They make up an adventure so Oscar can play, too.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Mechanics In Space (#4916) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rudy is pretending to be a space alien from another planet. When his space ship won't start, Abby and Elmo play mechanics. They figure out what the problem is and fix Rudy's space ship.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 10, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 10, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 10, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Elmo Goes to Chicken School (#4918) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo helps Professor Buck Awe teach a class of chickens using strategies he learned in preschool.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 8, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 8, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 8, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Fixing X (#4917) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Big Bird and Snuffy are the hosts of "The Letter of the Day Show" on Sesame Street and learn all about how the letter "X" can come at the end of a word.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

So You Think You Can Choreograph (#4904) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo and his friends are making a music video. They ask Zoe to be the choreographer, who comes up with the perfect dance and teaches everyone the moves.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Walking The Dog (#4919) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo wants to be a dog walker just like Dog Walker Grover. His friends help him practice by pretending to be different kinds of dogs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Elmo's Factory (#4905H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo has a lot of anything holders to make, so Chris helps Elmo put together his own factory. Elmo's friends work as a team and each take on a different job to help make the anything holders quicker.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Wild Adventure On Sesame Street (#4926H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"Wild Nature Survivor Guy" tries to survive out in the wilds of Sesame Street.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 1:00pm 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.

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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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)
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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)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.