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Upcoming Broadcasts:

I Am Not Your Negro (#1906) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Watch a film that envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a revolutionary and personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 6:30am
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 12:30pm
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 20, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Force (#1907) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Go deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising following events in Ferguson, Missouri, and an explosive scandal.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 23, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

In Football We Trust (#1708) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the story behind the Polynesian pipeline to the NFL through the lives of high school players in Utah. As they enter the high-stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports, they still struggle with gang violence and poverty.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

I Am Another You (#1908) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Join Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang and Dylan, a charismatic young homeless drifter who left a comfortable home and loving family, in this mysterious cross-cultural road trip that explores of the limits and meaning of freedom.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Winnie (#1909) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 6, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 12:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Through a Lens Darkly (#1608) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

This is the story of the pioneering African-American photographers - men and women, celebrated and anonymous - who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present. By Thomas Allen Harris.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

A Ballerina's Tale (#1709) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Wilhemina's War (#1711) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves. AIDS is one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural south, where living with HIV is a grim reality.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me

Birth of a Movement (#1807) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)

Learn how D.W. Griffith's 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Featuring Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and others.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (#1911) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 24, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Accidental Courtesy (#1808) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

Meet African-American musician Daryl Davis, who has a peculiar passion - meeting and befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan in an attempt to change their minds and forge racial conciliation, one racist at a time.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Rat Film (#1910) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Trace the history of Baltimore through this provocative film that uses the rat--as well as the humans who love them, live with them and kill them - to chronicle the systemized oppression in impoverished communities far beyond the city's borders.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you’re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.