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Wrestle (#2018) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-L (Secondary audio: none)

Meet four Alabama high school wrestlers facing challenges on and off the mat. Along with their coach, they grapple with obstacles that jeopardize their success but, despite the odds, these young men pursue their goals with humor and courage.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 22, 2019 -- 4:30pm
  • KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2019 -- 5:00am
  • KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2019 -- 11:00am
  • KQED World: Sat, May 25, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Served Like A Girl (#1920) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Join five remarkable women rebuilding their lives with humor and heart in the Ms. Veteran America Competition. Wounded in action and transitioning to civilian life, these women seek to help others struggling with homelessness, PTSD, and other trauma.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2019 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2019 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Meet The Patels (#1802) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Ravi Patel is almost 30 and still single, and his tradition-minded Hindu family is not happy. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, he enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America. Meet the Patels explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life - love.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2019 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 1, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (#1904H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-L

Meet the frank and funny creator of the groundbreaking Tales of the City and follow his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South to a gay rights pioneer whose work has inspired millions. With Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis and Ian McKellen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jun 10, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 11, 2019 -- 4:00am Remind me

Rat Film (#1910) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Trace the history of Baltimore through this provocative film that uses the rat--as well as the humans who love them, live with them and kill them - to chronicle the systemized oppression in impoverished communities far beyond the city's borders.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 11, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

Rodents of Unusual Size (#2007) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Go deep into the bayous with fisherman Thomas Gonzales, who has lived through hurricanes and oil spills but now faces a bigger threat: monstrous 20-pound "swamp rats" who are eating up coastal wetlands. It's man vs. rodent. May the best mammal win.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 11, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jun 12, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jun 12, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold (#1720) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Meet Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women's boxing in 2012. In this coming-of-age story, life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jun 12, 2019 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 13, 2019 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 13, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Real Boy (#1820) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 17, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 24, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 24, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 26, 2019 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 27, 2019 -- 5:00am 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.

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.