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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Deep Water Corals/Uganda Chimps (#603H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Travel thousands of feet below the ocean's surface to explore fragile deep sea corals off the California coast. Meet Bay Area engineers creating detailed virtual records of the world's great monuments, including their realistic recreation of the Mexican ruins of Chichen Itza. Plus, discover the Oakland Zoo's efforts to protect chimpanzees from illegal poaching in Uganda.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 30, 2016 -- 1:00pm
  • KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 8:30am
  • KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 12:30pm
  • KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Self-Driving Cars: The Road Ahead (#901H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Self-driving cars are no longer the stuff of science fiction. Audi, Google, Tesla and other companies are taking dozens of prototype vehicles onto the road in California and other states. But before they can take off with consumers, big hurdles need to be overcome.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Wind Energy Vs. Eagles (#902H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Biologists study golden eagle behavior in the Altamont Pass to keep wind turbines out of their way. Doctors work to better diagnose concussions. And efforts are underway to rid San Francisco Bay of poisonous mercury.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Life of a Raindrop (#903H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Researchers explore the secret life of raindrops to help preserve our clean water supplies. Bay Area physicists created ground-breaking particle accelerators to discover what's inside the atom. And a look in a tide pool reveals a colorful menagerie.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Giant Sequoias Face Drought (#904H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Researchers climb giant sequoias to save the iconic trees from drought. The Hayward Fault is overdue for a huge quake. And your taste buds connect what you eat to your memories and emotions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 29, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 29, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 29, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Dive with Elephant Seals (#905H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Biologists use high-tech tags to learn where elephant seals feed. A Nobel-winning physicist in Berkeley studies stars that died billions of years ago to map the history of the universe. And engineers retrofit a major reservoir supplying the Bay Area.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 1, 2016 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 5, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 5, 2016 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 5, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

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 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too