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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Coming Home (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Three young women experience difficult homecomings as they grapple with the pain and complexity of growing up: AWOL by Deb Shoval, When We Were Young by Gabrielle Capili, and Bookends by Dominic Villarrubia.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 5:00am
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Pet Problems (#504H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVPG

Three wayward pets wreak havoc on the lives of their owners, neighbors and even distant acquaintances in these short films: Rosie, Oh by Andy Koeger and Apple Xenus, The Execution by Elise Ahrens, and Cupcake Bob by Olivia Accardo.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Stranger Desires (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG-S

Tom and Myrna are looking for love in all the wrong places in two stories of ill-advised affection: Tom by Michael Smigiel and Mr. Lamb by Jean Pesce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 1:30am Remind me

Reality Bites (#408H) Duration: 25:33 STEREO TVPG

Anna Camp, Frances Conroy, and Ashley Williams star in Sequin Raze, a behind-the-scenes look at life on a Bachelor-style reality television program. Adapted into Lifetime's award-winning television series UnREAL. Directed by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. Then get back in front of the TV with Kendall Got a Rose as a couple discusses the latest episode of The Bachelor as one gets ready for work. Directed by Luke Haskard.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 11:34pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 5:34am Remind me

Uncharted Waters (#506H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

Whether in rural Japan or upstate New York - fitting in isn't easy for two young men struggling to define their manhood without fathers: Stage Two by Laura Gallagher and Born with It by Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Hidden Passions (#507H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

We all harbor secrets we're afraid to share with the world, but sometimes, you just have to take a leap of faith: Festus by Shawn Snyder and Yeah Kowalski! by Evan Roberts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Border Crossings (#508H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

Two short films follow families as they travel great distances, both physically and emotionally, to find a new home: We are the Immigrants by Catalina Matamoros Puerto and Sweet, Sweet Country by Dehanza Rogers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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 […]

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.