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Desserts (#203H) Duration: 56:15 STEREO TVPG

Follow the remaining 11 bakers as they deal with desserts: a trifle of biscuit, cake, jelly or custard in distinct layers; perfect Floating Islands; and a Showstopper of 24 petits fours. For the first time, there's a baking burglary in the tent!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Cake (#401H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Meet the 12 bakers as they tackle a back-to-basics British classic, a popular cake with a fatless sponge and tricky chocolate work. The showstopper is sophisticated and high-end. With this cake, there's nowhere to hide.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Biscuits (#402H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Follow the 11 remaining bakers tasked with making 24 elaborately decorated biscuits; a biscuit that requires perfect piping; and a biscuit structure that demands precision baking-and reveals a little more about each of the contenders.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Bread (#403H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

See how the bakers tackle three of Paul's toughest challenges ever: preparing a sweet dough with a twist; avoiding a burnt bottom and a soggy top; and using three different flours to create a huge showstopper centerpiece.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 8:00am Remind me

Batter (#404H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Join nine bakers for the first-ever batter week. They prepare a British favorite that demands a uniform bake across the batch; a technical challenge that requires a perfect pastry, sweet filling and delicate icing; and a showstopping Spanish classic.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Pastry (#405H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

See how eight bakers handle three types of pastry. For the signature, it's breakfast time, Danish style. Then, the technical is a classic British tart. The bite-size showstopper is a pastry notoriously difficult to make and even trickier to bake.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me

Botanical (#406H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Monitor the remaining seven as they strive to give their bakes maximum botanical taste. The signature demands sharp citrus flavors; the technical, a leafy challenge; and the final, three tiers of flavored sponges and stunning floral designs.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me

Desserts (#407H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Learn why sweet challenges mean a bitter end for one baker as the six battle for a spot in the quarter final. The signature has them rolling out their skills; the technical is a tricky French dessert; the showstopper is a bit of a mousse marathon.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 12:00pm Remind me

Tudor Week (#408H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Follow the five remaining bakers as they attempt to re-create dishes fit for the Tudors. The signature is a savory stuffed pie; the technical is an unusual Tudor biscuit that has the bakers tied up in knots; the showstopper is a marzipan spectacle.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Patisserie (#409H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Join the four remaining bakers in the semi-final as they bash and fold pastry to achieve perfect lamination; make yeast cake with a fruity top and delicate chocolate work; and prepare a multiple mini-cake bake. Which three will go to the final?

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

The Final (#410H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Find out who will be crowned the winner after the finalists wrestle with meringues, undertake a British classic with only one recipe instruction and no measurements, and tackle one of the most complex challenges ever seen on the series.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Masterclass 4 (#114H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Mary prepares lemon and raspberry eclairs, while Paul makes cherry and chocolate loaf. He explains how to make povitica and his showstopping raspberry and chocolate doughnuts. Mary finishes with elaborate double chocolate entremets.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Pies and Tarts (#204H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVPG

Watch the remaining bakers undertake double-crusted fruit pies, a challenge to even the most experienced bakers; English custard tart - a centuries-old recipe that causes a wobble for the contestants; and phyllo pie, with dough made from scratch.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Biscuits and Traybakes (#205H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVPG

Join eight bakers as they produce favorite traybakes, offering twists on everything from bakewells to banoffees and brownies. The Technical challenge is a French classic-tuiles. For the Showstopper, they construct biscuit towers of epic proportions.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Christmas Masterclass (#315H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Watch Mary prepare a pavlova wreath, and Paul a Chelsea bun Christmas tree. Mary makes decadent trifle layered with fruit compote and a rosace a l'orange. Paul puts leftovers to use in turkey and ham pie and closes the show with a towering pandoro.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Christmas Masterclass (#515H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Join judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood as they detail how to make perfect mince pies, Christmas pudding and Christmas cake, and introduce some tasty treats for the holiday season.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Sweet Dough (#206H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVPG

Watch the bakers work with sweet dough, making tea loaves that are connected to home, and 36 sweet European buns, from Swedish cinnamon buns to German schnecken and French brioches. They also face Paul's most twisted Technical challenge yet.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:00am 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.