Upcoming Broadcasts:

Rippling Waters (#3513H) Duration: 27:47 STEREO TVG

Bob Ross reflects the peacefulness of a gently flowing stream and a colorful sky spilling it's light down through the trees.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 23, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Mountain by the Sea (#3313) Duration: 27:45 TVG

Bob Ross quickly paints a most challenging masterpiece of majestic mountains reigning over a colorful seascape.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 29, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Mystic Mountains (#3514H) Duration: 27:22 STEREO TVG

Bob Ross paints an inviting scene with snow covered mountains, a glass-like lake and towering trees reflected in the lake below.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 30, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

New Day's Dawn (#3515H) Duration: 27:18 STEREO TVG

The colorful beauty of a sunrise can be enjoyed in this Bob Ross painting of a cabin nestled in a clearing in the woods.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 7, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Pastel Winter (#3516H) Duration: 27:21 STEREO TVG

The icy starkness of a frosty day is put to canvas as Bob Ross paints snow covered mountains, trees and grounds.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 14, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Hazy Day (#3517H) Duration: 27:11 STEREO TVG

Bob Ross paints the landscape in shadows as the sun tries to burn through the clouds and a quiet lake meanders alongside winter trees.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 21, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

Divine Elegance (#3518H) Duration: 27:16 STEREO TVG

Bob Ross brings to life a majestic mountain scene of towering trees and snow covered mountains bordering a placid blue-green lake.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 28, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    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 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



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



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

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.