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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Undercover in the Jungle (#3703) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Go undercover with a film crew on a perilous journey to the untouched wilderness of biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest. Meet some of the most incredible creatures, from pygmy marmosets to pumas, as the wild secrets of the jungle are revealed.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 5:00am
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 11:00am
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Okavango: River of Dreams: Paradise (#3704) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

See the landscape and wildlife of the Upper Okavango River. A lioness severely injured by a buffalo is left for dead by her pride. Now handicapped, she has to survive in the swamp alone, hunting to feed her little cubs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 27, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 27, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Okavango: River of Dreams: Limbo (#3705) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

See the landscape and wildlife of the "Middle River," the delta of the Okavango River. A hyena and a warthog family share neighboring dens, helping each other by keeping an eye on threatening predators, such as lions and leopards.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 3, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 3, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Okavango: River of Dreams: Inferno (#3706) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Discover the landscape and wildlife of the Lower Okavango River, where the land is baked dry by the scorching sun. Large herds of zebra and wildebeest migrate to the dry plains in search of the precious salt that these animals need.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 8, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 10, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 10, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Nature's Biggest Beasts (#3707) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Discover the ingenious strategies that nature's biggest beasts employ to conquer their environments, from the Komodo dragon with a deadly bite to the tallest giraffe to the bird-eating armored ground cricket. These are their epic survival stories.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Bears (#3708) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow the adventures of bears across the globe, from grizzlies to pandas to sloth bears, as they draw on their brains, brawn and unique adaptations to survive. Find out what it really takes to be a bear in today's ever-changing world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 24, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 24, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Hotel Armadillo (#3409H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Welcome to the "Hotel Armadillo," where the elusive giant armadillo digs a daily hole deep in the Brazilian rainforest and leaves behind a suite for 25 species of jungle clientele. Join biologist Arnaud Desbiez as he "checks in" the exotic guests.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 11:00am 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.