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KQED Public TV Highlights

  • Rise of the Black Pharaohs

Rise of the Black Pharaohs

Tonight at 10:00pm on KQED 9

Archaeologists discover indisputable evidence of an advanced African society in the heart of Sudan.

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San Francisco Opera

Rigoletto

Thursday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

Verdi's masterpiece is about a vengeful court jester, desperately trying to protect his daughter from disaster.

  • Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years Finale

Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years

Friday at 10:00pm on KQED 9

Showcases performances by Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, the Foo Fighters and others.

  • That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment II

Saturday at 8:00pm on KQED 9

(1976) Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire host this inevitable sequel of MGM classic movie musical magic.

What's on tonight?

TV Tonight

Oct 01, 2014

  • 8:00pm Wild Kratts Blowfish Blowout
  • 8:30pm Wild Kratts Snow Runners
  • 9:00pm Arthur Opposties Distract/Just The Ticket
  • 9:30pm Arthur Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider
  • 10:00pm Cyberchase A Battle of Equals
  • 10:30pm Martha Speaks The Penguin Always Rings Twice/The Martha Code

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

    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

    Imagemakers

    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

    QUEST

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

  • Spark

    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
    • 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.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

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

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KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too