Upcoming Broadcasts:

Naledi: One Little Elephant (#3501) Duration: 1:22:51 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Born inside a sanctuary in the wilderness of Botswana, Naledi the baby elephant loses her mother and faces the world alone. It is now up to a devoted team of caretakers and researchers to urge Naledi to survive and help find her place in the herd.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 21, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 -- 9:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me

The Story of Cats: Asia to Africa (#3404B) Duration: 1:26:08 STEREO

Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how cats evolved with an in-depth look at lions, servals, caracals, cheetahs, tigers, fishing and sand cats.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 17, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 18, 2018 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 19, 2018 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Giraffes: Africa's Gentle Giants (#3403() Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVPG

What does it take to relocate a herd of wild giraffes in Africa? One man, his family, and a band of enthusiastic helpers are about to find out. Their journey will take them across the wild heart of Uganda, crossing the mighty Nile River. The size of this operation cannot be underestimated, particularly when your cargo is so precious. That's because these are no ordinary giraffes, they are in fact the world's rarest. Any mistake could be costly, not only for the giraffes being moved but also for an entire species.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 23, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 25, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 27, 2018 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 30, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Raising The Dinosaur Giant (#3311) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Have scientists discovered the biggest animal to have ever walked the planet? Deep in a South American desert, a giant is being awakened after 101 million years of sleep. Paleontologists have discovered a giant femur - the largest dinosaur bone that has ever been unearthed. Another 200 bones from the same species have also been discovered. Sir David Attenborough will guide us through the remarkable journey of waking the giant as it happens - connecting the dots, translating the paleo jargon and explaining the revelations using living examples, other dinosaur discoveries and CGI visuals. As a finale, he will unveil the completed giant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 27, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 27, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

India's Wandering Lions (#3314H) Duration: 55:46 SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Witness the incredible story of Asia's last wild lions, once on the brink of extinction, but who now live dangerously close to the villagers of India.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 29, 2018 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 30, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV – Transmitter Status
    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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.