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Festive Occasions (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Get creative with kebabs, threading flavor-packed ingredients onto skewers. Grill pomegranate skirt steak kebabs; lamb kebabs with yogurt-mint sauce; beef, mushroom and millet kebabs; and saffron-yogurt chicken kebabs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 4:00pm
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Small Bites (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Spice up everyday side dishes with the distinctive ingredients of the Gulf. Four recipes-creamed coconut spinach, eggplant with herbs and yogurt, cauliflower salad with roasted chickpeas, and za'atar smashed potatoes-will brighten any meal!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Sweets (#512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Follow Martha on a Gulf tour made for those with a sweet tooth. She whips up sugar creations sure to please: beehive buns, semolina coconut cake, sesame caramels, and bruleed saffron custards.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Cooking with Grains (#513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Revive your grain game with inspiration from the Arabian Gulf. Martha re-creates a traditional savory porridge while playing with preparations for kamut and roasted vegetables, mixed-grain pilaf with chicken, and herbed barley salad with dates.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Coastal Favorites (#511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Travel along the coast as Martha showcases the bounty of the Arabian Gulf. Each dish highlights the local catch-shrimp balls, chilled mussel salad, calamari with vermicelli, lemon and herbs, and fish with tamarind sauce.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Arabian Gulf Breakfast (#501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Martha as she simplifies time-honored recipes to bring a Gulf-style breakfast to your table: khameer, a date-sweetened bread; shakshouka, a baked egg dish; jebabs, a distant cousin of pancakes; and balaleet, a delicious way to serve an omelet.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Grilled Favorites (#502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Get grilling with Martha as she introduces exotic flavors to your next cookout. Learn four techniques for four grilled recipes: fish in banana leaves, date-glazed lamb chops, sea bass fillets with okra kebabs, and spatchcocked saffron chicken.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Dates (#507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explore the versatility of dates, a cornerstone of Gulf cuisine, in both savory and sweet dishes: date-stuffed baby eggplant, mackerel with date butter, chocolate-date pudding cake, and date truffles. Make a date with this super food!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Stews of the Arabian Gulf (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Follow the flavor as Martha puts her spin on the stews of the Arabian Gulf. Slow-cooked treasures like Arabian Gulf potpie, braised lamb shanks with okra, curried swordfish stew, and red lentil vegetable stew offer nourishing comfort with ease.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Breads (#504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Learn from Martha how to adjust the old-school techniques of rustic bread baking to work in your kitchen. Enjoy date flatbreads, fatout bread with seeds and raisin, coconut mandazi, and eggplant flatbread any time in your own home.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Kebabs (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Get grilling with Martha as she introduces exotic flavors to your next cookout. Learn four techniques for four grilled recipes: fish in banana leaves, date-glazed lamb chops, sea bass fillets with okra kebabs, and spatchcocked saffron chicken.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Side Dishes (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Spice up everyday side dishes with the distinctive ingredients of the Gulf. Four recipes-creamed coconut spinach, eggplant with herbs and yogurt, cauliflower salad with roasted chickpeas, and za'atar smashed potatoes-will brighten any meal!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Entertaining for a Crowd (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Salute the Arabian Gulf's world-class hospitality as Martha prepares flavor-packed favorites fit for a crowd. The menu features chicken kabsa, stuffed cabbage and spiced lamb chops, orzo risotto with wild mushrooms, and a sweet cake called kumajj.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.