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Happy & Sad Music/Bass Violin Festival (#1550H) Duration: 28:47 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Mister Rogers' friend, Tom O'Horgan, shows viewers his collection of unusual musical instruments. All Neighbors from Westwood, Southwood, and Northwood join in to celebrate a Bass Violin Festival.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me

Mister Rogers Talks About Art (#1642H) Duration: 28:41 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Mister Rogers shows an animation device that a friend made. He also shows slides and a reproduction of famous works by Picasso. In Make Believe, Lady Aberlin is making her portrait of the King; X The Owl and Henrietta have already finished theirs. Lady Elaine isn't interested in doing a portrait of King Friday and sends over a Picasso instead! Mister Rogers goes to Chef Brocketts' Bakery to hear The Spanish Singing Bakers. Back at his place he makes a rhythm rattle similar to the one the singers use.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 28, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me

Feelings When People Laugh at Mistakes (#1576H) Duration: 28:48 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Mister Rogers helps children understand that everyone makes mistakes once in a while. Also, ventriloquist Susan Linn shows how she uses puppets to help people talk about their feelings.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 5, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me

Cellist Yo-Yo-Ma/How People Make Bass Violins (#1547H) Duration: 28:49 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma comes to visit Mister Rogers. They talk about music and feelings, and Yo-Yo Ma plays cello music that can express different emotions. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin tries in vain to learn to play the bass violin. Lady Elaine Fairchilde has a clever solution.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 12, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me

Mister Rogers Talks About Pets (#1497H) Duration: 28:44 TVY

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Ana Platypus wants a pet for her birthday that she can hug and love. The Neighbors have very definite ideas about what kind of pet she should have. Bob Trow brings his dog, Barney, to meet Mister Rogers before leaving him overnight.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 -- 6:00am 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.

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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 / KQEH

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)
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.