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Lives In Limbo (#306H) Duration: 23:06 STEREO TVPG-S

Burn to Send (New York University) - Amidst Saigon's underground motorcycle racing scene, a young man and woman struggle to define their ambiguous romance. Directed by Andinh Ha.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 21, 2018 -- 11:30pm
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 5:30am
  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 11:36pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 5:36am Remind me

Playing with Power (#307H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVPG-MA

Above the Sea (Columbia University) - In the dangerous underworld of 1930s Shanghai, Fei, a young lady of the evening, must decide how far she is willing to go to exact vengeance. Directed by Keola Racela. < br>Un Mundo para Ra?l (Columbia University) - When thirteen-year-old Raul is asked to entertain the local landowner's son, a treacherous game of power and pride unfolds between the boys. Directed by Mauro Mueller.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 26, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

On The Prowl (#303H) Duration: 28:54 STEREO TVPG-SL

App (American Film Institute) - Desperate to get funding for his groundbreaking new dating app, shy software developer Paul agrees to use the app to seduce a beautiful stranger, but his calculations backfire when he starts to feel a genuine connection. Directed by Alex Berman.
Banana Trip (Florida State University) - Three South Korean college boys head to Florida for spring break, hoping to hook up with white girls. Directed by Hyungjik Lee.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Responsible Parties (#308H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVPG-S

Disaster Preparedness (University of California Los Angeles) - A hurricane pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them at the crossroads of commitment, disaster and the art of being prepared. Directed by Melissa Finell.
Humpty (New York University) - In time to a classic Harry Nilsson soundtrack, slacker Dean decides to revisit an old high school experiment in his quest to prove his parenting abilities to his pregnant girlfriend. Directed by Clare Sackler.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me

Choices (#305H) Duration: 28:59 STEREO TVPG

Late Spring (New York University) - During the Libyan Revolution of 2011, a petty clerk at a police station must choose sides when a tortured prisoner asks him for help. Directed by Zachary Kerschberg.
Pagpag (The Refuse) (New York University) - A hard-drinking, rough-edged woman from an impoverished community in the Philippines tries to sell her orphaned granddaughter to an American couple. Directed by John Paul Su.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 4, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

It's in the Blood (#309H) Duration: 25:26 STEREO TVPG

Lambing Season (Columbia University) - Determined to meet the father who left her before she was born, a woman travels to Ireland, hoping it will help her understand his decision. Directed by Jeannie Donohoe. A Series of Kinetic Sets Tell a Story (University of Michigan) - Beautifully rendered cardboard sets and characters and a seemingly weightless camera capture an astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take. Directed by Shannon Kohlitz.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Future (#401H) Duration: 28:10 STEREO TVPG

In Zelos a mother who strives to "have it all" orders a clone to keep her home life in order and outshine her flawless colleague, but soon realizes she purchased an unbeatable rival. Directed by Thoranna Sigurdardottir. Salaam Ghourba (Farewell Exile) takes viewers to an impoverished neighborhood of Casablanca, Morocco, Fatima impatiently awaits news from her husband in exile abroad. Will she be able to secure the immigration papers necessary to travel toward a better future for her and her son? Directed by Lamia Alami.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 18, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

America (#402H) Duration: 26:01 STEREO TVPG

'80s-inspired comedy Total Freak tells the story of how a boy's pursuit of his first summer camp kiss awakens a monster from the deep. Directed by Andrew Ellmaker. Next, Iranian-born Rita sets out to change her life from ordinary to extraordinary in Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist, starring Patrick Fugit. Directed by Roja Gashtili and Julia Lerman. And one robot learns that fitting in isn't all it's cracked up to be when his new human form attracts the wrong kind of attention in post-9/11 America in Timmy II. Directed by Imran J. Kahn.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 25, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 5:30am 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.