KQED Public Television

Michael Isip is the vice president, television content for KQED.

Michael Isip is the vice president, television content for KQED.

KQED Public Television, one of the country’s most popular public television stations, brings the values of public media to homes around the Bay Area with Emmy Award–winning programming that inspires, informs and entertains. KQED Public Television produces local series like Check, Please! Bay Area, This Week in Northern California, Truly CA, San Francisco Opera and ImageMakers as well as popular programs for national broadcast such as Essential Pépin, QUEST and Film School Shorts. KQED Public Television also distributes programming to public media stations across the country including The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Roadtrip Nation and  Joanne Weir’s Cooking School. kqed.org/tv

KQED Public Television channels are KQED 9 (San Francisco/Bay Area, also available in HD), KQED Plus (Bay Area, also available in HD) and KQET (Monterey/Salinas).

KQED also offers digital channels available via XFINITY and over-the-air, each with distinct quality programming: KQED World, KQED Life, KQED Kids and KQED V-me (Spanish language).

Latest News

KQED Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Join KQED for community events and watch videos and listen to audio celebrating the stories and contributions of Asian Pacific Americans.

Apr 21, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

State of Surveillance Investigates the Use of Cutting-Edge Technology in Fighting Crime

KQED and The Center for Investigative Reporting partner on a new multiplatform presentation including a 30-minute television special, a radio report and online articles.

Apr 02, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Coming to Santa Clara on Saturday, June 7

Applications for tickets are available now through April 7.

Mar 18, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

New season of Check, Please! features eateries from every corner of the Bay Area

12 new episodes launch Thursday, April 3, at 7:30pm on KQED 9.

Mar 14, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Names John Myers the Senior Editor of its New California Politics and Government Desk

The new desk will deliver coverage for breaking news and long-lead enterprise reporting on television, radio and digital.

Mar 14, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

QUEST Premieres 100th Television Episode on April 2 at 7:30pm on KQED 9

Explore High-Tech Bikes, Hydrogen Cars, Wolves, Seed Diversity and De-extinction

Mar 13, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Creates Multiplatform Arts Desk to Expand Coverage

KQED Names David Markus Executive in Charge, Arts, and Joe Matazzoni Arts Managing Editor.

Mar 11, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED marks Dr. Seuss’ birthday with an all-new Cat-ebration

A special week of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! kicks off with a new one-hour special on Monday, March 3   This March, KQED will premiere a week of new adventures with the Cat in the Hat to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. “Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Cat-ebration” kicks off on Monday, […]

Feb 24, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

Award-winning films showcased in new season of KQED’s Film School Shorts

The second season premieres Monday, April 7, at 7:30pm on KQED 9.

Feb 04, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

New documentary tells the colorful story of how San Francisco became Jews’ American Jerusalem

PUBLICITY PHOTOS When the Gold Rush hit, San Francisco’s population skyrocketed from 800 to 36,000 in just four years. Gambling houses and debauchery flourished, but so did a diverse climate that leveled the economic and cultural playing field for white immigrants — like Jews. A city was born, and for the Jews, it was their […]

Jan 31, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post