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Upcoming Broadcasts:

25 Bites (#416H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Learn why Chef Kinch believes no meal should take more than 25 bites to finish. Through delicate preparation, he details the various components that bring the perfect dish together.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 8:00pm
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 2:00am

Evolution (#408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Venture into the unknown with Chef Hamilton as she explores what's next for her career and the challenges associated with making the decision to step away from life in the kitchen. Jacques Pepin demonstrates techniques and Mario Batali offers advice.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 8:30pm
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 2:30am

LudoBites (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Learn how and why Ludo created a unique dining experience in the form of small, reservations only, "chef's choice" dinners that became known as LudoBites, a pop-up that food critic Jonathan Gold deemed "a transforming moment" for the LA dining scene.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Best of: Eggs (#501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Eggs - everyone's favorite food. From the NYC classic egg on roll to Faroe Island fulmar egg and curry, re-fall in love with the best egg dishes culled from the archives. Crack them open and let the fun begin.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Fire (#409H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Join Chef Kinch as he explores how a devastating restaurant fire changed and improved him. He also prepares some dishes that came out of that challenging period of his life, with one of them being a new signature dish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

Best of: Fried (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

When it comes to preparations, few could be as delightful and decadent as a good, old-fashioned deep fry, crispy and sizzling in grease. This episode serves up food fare from oyster po'boys to pig's head, alligator to sardine spines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

LudoBites (#511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

It took a move to Los Angeles, starting a family and a rough restaurant review for Ludo to figure out what he really wanted to do. Examine the ties between artists and their education, and how childlike wonder can, in fact, translate into a career.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Best of: Legends (#502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Everyone knows that it takes a great chef to make a great chef. This episode pays homage to some of the greatest culinary minds in the world. Fergus Henderson, Eric Ripert, Pascal Barbot and more spend some quality time cooking with series alumni.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Legacy (#410H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Learn how David inspired past Manresa chefs Jeremy Fox and James Syhabout and how they've shaped dishes on Manresa's menu. He recreates one of the dishes that informed all of his cooking today and looks toward the future with Manresa Bread.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 31, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

LudoBird (#504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Find out how Chef Ludo LeFevbre, trained in the finest kitchens of France, translates his haute cuisine to fast food. Learn the origins of his wildly popular LudoBird and walk through the opening of the second LudoBird at Universal City Walk.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Ocean (#411H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Watch David take the muscular abalone and transform it into something soft and supple in abalone porridge, one of his signature dishes. Surfing inspires another signature dish, and a visit with Eric Ripert highlights the simple elegance of sashimi.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

Strip Malls (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Ludo meets with his partners to discuss the business decisions that go into serving fine food in a strip mall setting. He demonstrates the restaurant dishes that best embody the cultural mash-up and high/low flair of his strip mall philosophy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Best Of: Surf N Turf (#512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

This "best of" episode explores the wet and dry side of our culinary world. Magnus Nilsson dry-ages a steak in kidney fat as long as possible, April Bloomfield hallucinates while at a butcher shop, Ed Lee makes a ribeye with eel puree, and more.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Strawberry (#412H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Follow David as he focuses attention on the strawberry, celebrating the summer favorite at the height of its season. Manresa is near some of the best producers in California, where high sun and cool breezes concentrate the flavor of "nature's candy."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

Balance (#413H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Join David and Carlo Mirarchi, a chef and restaurateur, as they head up the coast for a carefree hangout with some old friends, to grill some steaks, cook pizzas in a wood-fire oven alfresco and relish some moments off the restaurant line.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

La Mer (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Explore the oceanic bounty of France. Ludo's eyes light up when he describes the lobsters of Brittany, oysters from Cancale and a myriad of other extraordinary culinary jewels. "La mer" means, simply, the sea.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Restrictions (#414H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Join Chef Kinch as he tackles the challenges chefs face due to picky eaters. However, he also sees these challenges as a unique opportunity to push himself as a chef.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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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.

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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.