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Tending The Wild (#1204H) Duration: 58:00 STEREO TVG

California's indigenous people have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia, while, in the process, developing a deep understanding of plant and animal life. This film examines the importance of humans living in balance with nature and how traditional practices can inspire a new generation of Californians to tend their environment.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 2:00am
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

FREE: The Power of Performance (#1205H) Duration: 57:56 STEREO TVPG

In a city infamous for violence and high drop out rates, Destiny Arts provides a safe place for Oakland, California, teens to come and share their stories and move their bodies. Each year, 20 diverse students are accepted into the program, where they spend months creating a performance based on their lives. This award-winning documentary follows five Oakland teens through a transformative year in the company.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Con Moto (#1206H) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVG

The film follows the San Francisco Alexander String Quartet as it performs throughout Poland, revealing the tradition of chamber music and the collective voice that emerges through the unique personalities of four world-class musicians.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Artesanos/Artisans (#1207H) Duration: 58:30 STEREO TVG

The highly skilled artisans migrating from Mexico and Latin America are the backbone of high-end design and retail in Los Angeles, producing exquisite furniture, textiles and design goods. They represent a creative force that seems invisible to the city. Learn their stories and they role they play in making Los Angeles and Southern California the creative capital of the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.