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The Overnighters (#2802) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In a North Dakota town where the oil business is booming, busloads of newcomers find slim work prospects and a severe housing shortage. Pastor Jay Reinke converts his church into a makeshift dorm, allowing hundreds of job-seekers, some with checkered pasts, to stay despite the congregation's objections and neighbors' fears. When opposition to the "overnighters" reaches a boiling point, Pastor Jay makes a decision with shattering consequences. By Jesse Moss.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 9:00am

Joe's Violin/Shalom Italia (#3005) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

A donated violin forges an unexpected friendship between Holocaust survivor Joseph Feingold and Bronx schoolgirl Brianna Perez. Three Italian Jewish brothers seek the cave where they hid as children to escape the Nazis.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Memories of a Penitent Heart (#3006) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo's investigation-both a love story and a tribute-of a buried conflict around her uncle Miguel's death during a time when AIDS was synonymous with sin.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Iris (#2905) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Meet Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who's had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. Albert Maysles' film shows a woman with an inspirational enthusiasm for fashion, art and people.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Two Towns of Jasper (#1512) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-L (Secondary audio: none)

After the brutal murder of African-American James Byrd, Jr. by three white supremacists in Jasper, Texas, friends Whitney Dow, who is white, and Marco Williams, who is black, made a film about their town.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Tribal Justice (#3007) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow two Native-American judges who reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities and create a more positive future for their youth.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Raising Bertie (#3008) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

An intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. Like many rural areas, Bertie County struggles with a dwindling economy, a declining population, and a high school graduation rate below the state average. This powerful verite film weaves the young men's narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty, and educational inequity.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 11:00am 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.