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Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters (#4011H) Duration: 55:10 STEREO TVPG

Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. Nova's mini-series takes viewers on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the Earth to the emergence of the world we know today. With help from high-energy host and scientist Richard Smith, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and deadly asteroids. This is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 13, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures (#4012H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. Nova's mini-series takes viewers on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the Earth to the emergence of the world we know today. With help from high-energy host and scientist Richard Smith, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and deadly asteroids. This is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 13, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me

Memory Hackers (#4307H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Discover how researchers on the cutting edge of mind-control can implant, change and even erase memories. On this thought-provoking journey into the mind, NOVA investigates the mysterious nature of how we remember.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 14, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Iceman Reborn (#4305H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Murdered more than 5,000 years ago, Otzi the Iceman is the oldest human mummy on Earth. Now, newly discovered evidence sheds light not only on this mysterious ancient man, but on the dawn of civilization in Europe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 17, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 19, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 19, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 21, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Ice Age Death Trap (#3905H) Duration: 55:12 STEREO TVG

In a race against developers in the Rockies, archaeologists uncover a unique site packed with astonishingly preserved bones of mammoths, mastodons and other giant extinct beasts, opening a vivid window on the vanished world of the Ice Age.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 17, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 19, 2016 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 19, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 21, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Rise of the Robots (#4306H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Machines with human-like capabilities have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now. Meet the world's most advanced humanoid robots as they leave the lab, battle real-world challenges and endeavor to become part of our everyday lives.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 28, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Himalayan Megaquake (#4304H) Duration: 55:41 STEREO TVPG

Dramatic eyewitness footage reveals the shocking quake that rocked Nepal in April 2015. Join scientists as they examine why this earthquake was so devastating, how the victims are rebuilding and whether another earthquake looms on the horizon.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 27, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 6, 2016 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 6, 2016 -- 6:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 7, 2016 -- 12:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 7, 2016 -- 12:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 -- 2:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 10, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 10, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 11, 2016 -- 1:00pm Remind me

First Man on the Moon (#4122H) Duration: 55:31 STEREO TVG

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, he won instant fame. Yet this accomplished engineer and test pilot was so determined to stay out of the limelight that few know the personal story of how his rare combination of talent, luck and experience led to his successful command of Apollo 11. Nova presents an intimate portrait of an unassuming American hero through interviews with Armstrong's family and friends.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 2, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 3, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 3, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 4, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 4, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 4, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 6, 2016 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Secrets of Noah's Ark (#4212H) Duration: 55:41 STEREO TVPG

A 3700-year-old inscribed clay tablet reveals a surprising new version of the Biblical flood story, complete with how-to instructions for assembling an ark. Following the directions, expert boat builders assemble and launch a massive reed boat.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 24, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me

Lethal Seas (#4211H) Duration: 55:21 STEREO TVPG

A deadly recipe threatens the survival of countless creatures throughout Earth's oceans. We've known for years that oceans absorb about a quarter of the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. With carbon emissions sharply rising, the silent killer is entering the seas at a staggering rate - raising the oceans' acidity. As a result, the skeletons and shells of marine creatures that form the foundation of the web of life are dissolving. Follow scientists who are seeking solutions and making breakthrough discoveries, including a unique coral garden in Papua New Guinea that offers a glimpse of what the seas could be like in a half-century. Can experts crack the code of a rapidly changing ocean - before it's too late?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 25, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 26, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me

The Great Math Mystery (#4207H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Nova leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour - a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math's signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy, and the spiral in the center of a sunflower. Math was essential to everything from the first wireless radio transmissions to the prediction and discovery of the Higgs boson, and the successful landing of rovers on Mars. But where does math get its power?
Astrophysicist and writer Mario Livio, along with a colorful cast of mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, follow math from Pythagoras to Einstein and beyond, all leading to the ultimate riddle: Is math an invention or a discovery? Humankind's clever trick, or the language of the universe? The Great Math Mystery is a show for everyone; whether we think we're good with numbers or not, we all use math in our daily lives. It sheds fascinating light on how math works in our brains and ponders the ultimate mystery of why it works so well when decoding the universe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 30, 2016 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 31, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

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