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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Now Hear This: Vivaldi: Something Completely Different (#4405#) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Explore northern Italy with Maestro Scott Yoo and discover how Vivaldi's classical masterwork "The Four Seasons" merged religious melodies, opera and virtuosic violin playing to create a new era of music.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 3:00am

Now Hear This: The Riddle of Bach (#4406H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Travel to Germany and France to explore Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin. Maestro Scott Yoo and his wife, leading flutist Alice Dade, discover a melodic similarity with Vivaldi and a riddle hidden in Bach's portrait.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 27, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 28, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

Now Hear This: Scarlatti: Man Out of Time (#4407H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVG

Journey to Spain and Morocco with host Scott Yoo to discover how composer Scarlatti melded aspects of Vivaldi's and Bach's work with music and dance of the region to generate a new sound inspired by the guitar that is still relevant today.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 4, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 5, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

Now Hear This: Handel: Italian Style (#4408H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Discover how Handel's experience in Italy with fellow composers Vivaldi, Scarlatti and Corelli influenced his career. Host Scott Yoo traces Handel's footsteps to understand how he embraced the country's artistic and cultural traditions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 11, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 12, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends (#4409H) Duration: 1:56:46 SRND51 TVPG

Enjoy a star-studded awards concert for Recording Academy honorees with performances by George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Johnny Mathis, Dionne Warwick, Garth Brooks, Snoop Dogg, Patti Austin, Sheila E, Sam Moore, Julio Iglesias and more.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 18, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 19, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Hollow Crown: Henry VI, Part I (#4104H) Duration: 1:55:46 SRND51 TV14-V

England is in crisis. War rages and divisions within the English court threaten the crown. Young Henry VI causes outrage by marrying Margaret of Anjou; the scene is set for civil war. With Tom Sturridge, Sophie Okonedo and Hugh Bonneville.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 27, 2019 -- 12:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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

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.