KQED Public TV Highlights

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My Life As a Turkey

Tonight at 8:00pm on KQED 9

Chronicles the true story of naturalist Joe Hutto's remarkable experience of imprinting wild turkey eggs and raising the hatchlings to adulthood.

  • Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders

Blood Will Out, Part 1

Thursday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

When an unpleasant and unpopular local magistrate is found shot dead in his house, investigations uncover that his wife was once married to one of their neighbors.

  • Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth — Coming Home

Friday at 9:00pm on KQED 9

Emmy and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth performs in Broken Arrow, OK.

  • Peter, Paul and Mary

50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary

Saturday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

Features powerful, moving, performances by the preeminent trio, starting with the era of the group's emergence in Greenwich Village through the Civil Rights and anti-war eras.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Nov 26, 2014

  • 8:00pm Nature My Life As A Turkey
  • 9:00pm Nature An Original DUCKumentary
  • 10:00pm Nature The Private Life of Deer
  • 8:00pm Wild Kratts Stuck On Sharks
  • 8:30pm Wild Kratts Birds of a Feather
  • 9:00pm Arthur Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova
  • 9:30pm Arthur Arthur's Dummy Disaster/Francine and the Feline
  • 10:00pm Cyberchase Sensible Flats
  • 10:30pm Martha Speaks Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman

Kids Programming Changes

KQED Productions

  • Check Please! Bay Area

    Check Please! Bay Area

    Restaurant reviews with a dash of style, from real people like you! Hosted by Leslie Sbrocco.

  • Pepin

    Essential Pépin

    This series is the culmination of Jacques Pépin's 60+ years of experience in the kitchen.

  • KQED Newsroom


    A weekly news program on television, radio and online, featuring Thuy Vu and Scott Shafer.

  • Pepin

    Film School Shorts

    Emerging filmmakers from top film schools bring you quirky comedies, poignant dramas and edge-of-your seat thrillers.

  • The Do List


    A showcase of short films by emerging filmmakers who could be the next Tarantino or Coppola.

  • Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way

    Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way

    The master shows you how to create simple, special meals in minutes

  • Quest


    Science and nature for and about the Bay Area. Do you know what's in your own backyard?

  • Spark


    Spark takes you inside the creative process to witness the challenges and rewards of making art.

  • This Is Us

    This Is Us

    KQED profiles remarkable individuals in Northern California.

  • Truly CA

    Truly CA

    A showcase of documentary films about California made by independent filmmakers.

TV Technical Issues

TV Technical Issues

As we become aware of technical problems originating from KQED, KQED Plus, or KQET, we will list them here.

    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 2710

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Channel 54.3

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KQED World
Channel 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Channel 54.4

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