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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Moose: Life of a Twig Eater (#3310) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Travel to Canada's Rockies and into the world of moose to experience a calf's first year of life. At the best of times, fewer than half of these leggy 35-pounders survive their first year. This stunningly intimate film attempts to find out why.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 20, 2019 -- 11:00am

Charlie and the Curious Otters (#3503) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Filmmaker Charlie Hamilton James follows the story of three curious river otter orphans in Wisconsin and visits otters all over the globe. Join him as he uncovers the secrets to the otter's survival with innovative experiments, cameras and CGI.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

The Cheetah Children (#3505) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

For nearly two years in the forested hills of Zimbabwe, wildlife cameraman Kim Wolhuter shadowed a wild cheetah family on foot, to reveal in intimate detail the cubs' remarkable journey to adulthood and their mother's dedication in raising them.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me

Forest of the Lynx (#3410) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Kalkalpen National Park in the Austrian Alps was abandoned and unmanaged by man for close to a quarter of a century. Now the forest's dramatic cycle of regeneration is bringing back pygmy owls, woodpeckers, colorful insects and even the lynx.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me

The Egg: Life's Perfect Invention (#3612) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-S (Secondary audio: none)

The egg is perhaps nature's most perfect life support system. Step by step as the egg hatches, host Sir David Attenborough reveals the wonder behind these incredible miracles of nature.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 14, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 14, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me

Big Birds Can't Fly (#3303H) Duration: 55:46 SRND51 TVPG-S (Secondary audio: DVI)

Explore the evolution and unique stories of ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries and kiwis. Though it's said a bird is three things - feathers, flight and song - these birds can't fly or sing, and their feathers are closer to fluff.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me

Sex, Lies and Butterflies (#3509) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the astounding abilities of butterflies 360 vision, deceptive camouflage, chemical weaponry and fantastic flight. Look beyond their bright colors and fragile beauty and follow them on one of the greatest migrations on earth.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 24, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 29, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me

American Spring LIVE: Birth and Rebirth (#3613H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 29, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me

American Spring LIVE: Migration (#3614H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Apr 30, 2019 -- 8:00pm 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.