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Gettin' Figgy with It (#303H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian is under the gun to pen an entire book chapter on figs in three days. The stress inspires a fig and honey bourbon slushie tasting and a fig preserves session. After much debate, Vivian and Ben decide to charge for bread at the restaurant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Pickle Perfect (#304H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian visits her friend Nancy for a surprisingly comforting combination of homemade pickles, chicken salad and chocolate cake. Ben and Vivian audition a new chef to offer Ben some relief and much-needed time to focus on his art.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

Prickly Business (#305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian's mentor, Scott Barton, stops by the restaurant and shares the African roots of okra. Vivian learns that picking okra is a prickly business and gets a crash course in food styling during a photo session for her upcoming cookbook.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

If You Can't Beet Em.... (#306H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Matt from Crooked Fence Produce shows Vivian how to make "the best pickled beets she ever ate." Vivian incorporates beets into an unconventional chocolate cake in honor of Ms. Mary's 89th birthday. There's no telling how Ms. Lillie will respond.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

A Casserole Says Plenty (#307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Boiler Room welcomes a new manager, much to Ben's delight. A family reunion brings out long-lost relatives, the warmth of fellowship and an impressive spread of home-cooked casseroles.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Honey, I'm Home! (#308H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

After a visit from "The Honey Man," Vivian turns up the heat on a dish of chicken livers drizzled with hot honey. While Ben preps for his art show in Durham, Vivian descends on the "Bull City's" restaurant row to sample sweet, honey-themed dishes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 3:30am 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.

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.