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Persimmon Style (#507H) Duration: 26:46 SRND51 TVG

Vivian takes the twins to pick persimmons and learns about the different varieties of the fruit. She then takes that knowledge to Atlanta. Back in Kinston, she gets a pudding lesson from chef Bill Smith of Crook's Corner in Chapel Hill.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 21, 2018 -- 11:30am

The World Is Your Oyster (#106H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian goes to Cedar Island to explore the new culture of farm-raised oysters in the Southeast. She and Ben share plans of opening an oyster bar across the street from Chef & the Farmer in hopes it will be a place that adds character and variety to the tiny town's "dining scene." Vivian and her dad orchestrate their family's first-ever oyster roast and are blown away by how much everyone enjoys it.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 23, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Eggs Two Dozen Ways (#214H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A month of planning and preparation peaks as Vivian's invitation to cook at the prestigious James Beard House becomes a reality. Warren Brothers, his wife, Jane, and other friends from Kinston bring their particular brand of Eastern North Carolina charm, making everyone feel at right at home. As Warren and company charm the pants off the fancy food writers and television critics, Vivian frets about perfectly cracking 85 eggs for each plate. But before she can get there, the deep fryer breaks, bringing the Beard House a lot closer to hell's kitchen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Chasing Trout (#508H) Duration: 26:46 SRND51 TVG

Vivian plans a respite from the road during the holidays, but is busy at home. She volunteers at a soup kitchen and does one last book signing in Kinston. She prepares a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner where trout - from roe to filet - shines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 28, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

Muscadine Time (#107H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ben, Vivian and the twins pick muscadine grapes at a small local vineyard while learning the history of this native grape. Vivian visits Mike and Gator, her grape suppliers, and makes homemade wine. Back at the restaurant, Vivian makes a pizza with mulled muscadines, and Ben tests this new creation during their first stressful pizza night in the wine shop.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Stop, Squash and Roll (#301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

With squash season in full effect, trouble with the twins, staffing issues at the Boiler Room and a new cookbook overloading her plate, Vivian seeks motherly advice from Mrs. Scarlett and her sister Johnna over a Southern classic: squash and onions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Liver Lover (#509H) Duration: 26:46 SRND51 TVG

Vivian visits a restaurant known for fried liver and learns that not all livers are created equal, but all are equally good for you. Mrs. Scarlett's humble beef liver and onions inspires Vivian to add a fancy, controversial liver dish to the menu.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 4, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

A Road Trip for Rice (#108H) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Vivian travels to Columbia, South Carolina, to meet with Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills and learns about Carolina heirloom rice growing in fields on the Savannah River. Glenn explains Anson Mills' efforts to save heirloom grains and discusses the importance of ingredient biodiversity. Glenn's passion inspires Vivian to host a "rice dinner" at Chef & the Farmer, where each course centers around this grain. Scarlett, Vivian's mom, schools her daughter on how to make the chicken and rice she grew up eating.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 6, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Pretty In Peach (#302H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mrs. Scarlett teaches Vivian the secrets of Gramma Hill's canned peaches and shares memories from her own childhood. Vivian sweats through a Thanksgiving-in-July photo shoot while a major mix-up leaves the restaurant team scrambling.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 2:00pm Remind me

King Cornbread (#510H) Duration: 26:46 SRND51 TVG

Vivian visits a Kinston institution that merges cornbread with another Southern signature to make "pig and a puppy," then crafts a version for a charity dinner. Mrs. Scarlett and Ms. Lillie's cornbread cook-off showcases their different traditions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

A Peanut Pastime (#109H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian visits neighbor Marty Harper's peanut farm just before and during harvest. Vivian's dad introduces Ben and Vivian to the old school break snack, a pack of salted peanuts dumped into a Pepsi in a glass bottle. At the restaurant, Vivian translates the snack into Pepsi glazed pork belly with country ham braised peanuts. Vivian reinvents the popular Southern snack, boiled peanuts, for the local farmers' market.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Love Me Some Candied Yams! (#110H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian introduces viewers to Rob and Amy Hill, proprietors of one of the largest sweet potato farms in the country and two of the restaurant's best customers. Vivian and her mom, Scarlett, make her grandmother's candied yams, and Vivian later re-imagines these for the restaurant with texture, sorghum and pecans. Mother Earth Brewery and Chef & the Farmer team up for a beer dinner, featuring first-of-the-season sweet potatoes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Collard Green Queen (#111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian spends the morning with her neighbors, the Mills brothers, participating in their 100-year-old all-male family tradition of making collard kraut. Vivian visits Warren at Brother's farm to talk about the Eastern Carolina ingredient with a cult following, the cabbage collard. Vivian prepares for an event called Terra Vita, where she will serve three courses to 100 people and make collards the star they deserve to be.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 -- 1:00am 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.

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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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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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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)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.