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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Charm City (#2015) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Meet a group of Baltimore citizens, police and government officials as they cope with the consequences of three years of unparalleled violence. With grit, fury and compassion, they're trying to reclaim their city's future.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 19, 2019 -- 5:30pm
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 20, 2019 -- 6:30am
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 20, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Birth of a Movement (#1807) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Learn how D.W. Griffith's 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Featuring Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and others.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 22, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 8:00am Remind me

The Force (#1907) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Go deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising following events in Ferguson, Missouri, and an explosive scandal.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 26, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Providers (#2014) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow three "country doctors" in rural New Mexico -- the site of a physician shortage and an opioid epidemic -- who work at clinics that offer care for all, regardless of ability to pay.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 -- 12:30pm 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: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 31, 2019 -- 9:00am 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: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 31, 2019 -- 10:00am 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.