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Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Previous Broadcasts

Curry Favorites (Episode #220)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

What used to be an exotic spice has gone mainstream as people fall in love with its flavor and versatility. Chef Keller demonstrates how to make a curry spice blend from scratch and then makes two great recipes, all enhanced by the flavors of this remarkable spice. Recipes: Oven-Roasted Curried Pork Loin on Green Lentils with Sauteed Apples; Veggie Curry Burger.

Seafood Savvy (Episode #301)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller makes three innovative and easy-to-prepare seafood recipes including mussels bathed in a creamy, white wine sauce and an unusual ceviche that's packed with punch. Recipes: Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce; Rock Shrimp Burger; Peruvian Ceviche.

Beer: Not Just for Drinking (Episode #219)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Steeped in the tradition of great Alsatian beers, Chef Keller shows why beer is a remarkable flavor enhancer and tenderizer. In today's show, he uses it in a marinade, a batter, and even a surprise chocolate dessert; the results are sensational. Recipes: Beer-Marinated Flank Steak; Beer-Battered Onion Rings; Chocolate Stout Cake.

Verrine (Episode #225)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller presents the current culinary rage in France called verrine, or serving foods in different shaped glasses. It's both practical and beautiful, allowing guests to easily carry their food at a gathering. He's making everything from salad to dessert and serving them up in some pretty spectacular presentations. Recipes: Pasta Salad with Pear, Mache Tomato-Zucchini Verrine; Croque Monsieur; Mascarpone-Pineapple Parfait; Chocolate Verrine for a Crowd.

Outside The Meat Box: Wild Game (Episode #218)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

It's truly refreshing to eat game which is now readily available in many grocery stores. Chef Keller presents some of the most popular game dishes from his Fleur de Lys restaurants with recipes that are tailored to home cooks. Recipes: Horseradish Crusted Venison Chops with Current Sauce; Muscovy Duck Breast with a Vanilla Sauce.

Pepper It Up (Episode #224)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

There's a great variety of peppercorns available today: red, pink, green, white, black, just to name a few. Chef Keller deciphers the different varieties and uses them to create new dimensions of flavors in some unforgettable dishes. Recipes: Peppered Salmon Roulade; Steak au Poivre with Mathurini Sauce; Peppered Burger.

Mayonnaise Heaven (Episode #217)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller's famed Burger Bar restaurant serves up gallons of mayonnaise every day, all made from scratch because it allows them to use only the best ingredients. After demonstrating the super-easy technique of homemade mayonnaise, Chef Keller shows what to do with it by making zucchini fries and the most famous fish stew in the world. Recipes: Homemade Mayonnaise, Aioli, Rouille; Zucchini Fries; Bouillabaisse.

Home-Smoking Made Easy (Episode #223)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

After showing the professional restaurant smoker used in his restaurants, Chef Keller goes on to demonstrate how home cooks can easily smoke foods at home with an inexpensive smoking pan. The results are wonderfully juicy foods laced with the irresistible flavor of smoke. Recipes: Smoked Trout; Smoked Trout Salad; Smoked Cornish Game Hens.

Spotlight On Crusts (Episode #216)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Besides great flavors, chefs know that the right textures of a dish introduced through a great crust can propel it into new dimensions. Chef Keller crowns salmon filets with a special crust inspired from his Alsatian roots and then makes a succulent beef tenderloin which is slow-roasted under a herb-scented salt canopy. Recipes: Choucroute Crusted Salmon; Beef Tenderloin in Herb-Salt Crust.

Simply Shrimp (Episode #222)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller teaches shrimp basics by demonstrating a rub, a stock, a sauce, and a great technique for wrapping shrimp in zucchini. The second recipe is a refreshingly unique ceviche with a twist that includes both shrimp and salmon. Recipes: Zucchini Wrapped Barbecued Shrimp; Shrimp and Salmon Ceviche.

Mustard Madness (Episode #215)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

There's a reason that grocery stores have an unending offering of mustards: they offer an exciting dimension of flavor to everything from ballpark hotdogs to the most sophisticated of dishes. Chef Keller shows the fun and ease of making homemade mustard including a number of flavor variations and uses them in two fabulous recipes. Recipes: Homemade Mustard; Rice-Encrusted Chicken Breast with Mushroom Mustard Sauce; Chicken Mustard Burger.

Hats Off to Hollandaise (Episode #214)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Considered one of the most important "mother" sauces in French Cuisine and a must-know for chefs, hollandaise is a prized addition to many dishes. Chef Keller presents an easy-to-follow method for making the sauce along with a delightful twist on eggs benedict. Next he demonstrates a famous variation of hollandaise, the Bernaise Sauce. Recipes: Basic Hollandaise Sauce; Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict; Rib Eye Steak with Bernaise Sauce.

Curry Favorites (Episode #220)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

What used to be an exotic spice has gone mainstream as people fall in love with its flavor and versatility. Chef Keller demonstrates how to make a curry spice blend from scratch and then makes two great recipes, all enhanced by the flavors of this remarkable spice. Recipes: Oven-Roasted Curried Pork Loin on Green Lentils with Sauteed Apples; Veggie Curry Burger.

Brunch Picks (Episode #213)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller demonstrates two of his favorite recipes to serve for brunch. First, he reveals the secret for making the perfect crepe and then creates a layered crepe cake which is as beautiful as it is delicious. The second recipe is a mouth-watering breakfast burger made with eggs, prosciutto, and avocado. Recipes: Layered Crepe Cake with Blueberries and Ricotta Cheese; Breakfast Burger.

Beer: Not Just for Drinking (Episode #219)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Steeped in the tradition of great Alsatian beers, Chef Keller shows why beer is a remarkable flavor enhancer and tenderizer. In today's show, he uses it in a marinade, a batter, and even a surprise chocolate dessert; the results are sensational. Recipes: Beer-Marinated Flank Steak; Beer-Battered Onion Rings; Chocolate Stout Cake.

The Secret of Stock (Episode #212)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

While some store-bought convenience products are acceptable to chefs, there's just no comparing canned broth with a fragrant, rich homemade version. After demonstrating a classic beef stock, Chef Keller uses it to make a trendy Asian hot pot offering and one of France's most beloved Sunday supper meals. Recipes: Savory Beef Broth; Shabu Shabu; Pot au Feu.

Outside The Meat Box: Wild Game (Episode #218)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

It's truly refreshing to eat game which is now readily available in many grocery stores. Chef Keller presents some of the most popular game dishes from his Fleur de Lys restaurants with recipes that are tailored to home cooks. Recipes: Horseradish Crusted Venison Chops with Current Sauce; Muscovy Duck Breast with a Vanilla Sauce.

Hats Off to Hollandaise (Episode #214)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Considered one of the most important "mother" sauces in French Cuisine and a must-know for chefs, hollandaise is a prized addition to many dishes. Chef Keller presents an easy-to-follow method for making the sauce along with a delightful twist on eggs benedict. Next he demonstrates a famous variation of hollandaise, the Bernaise Sauce. Recipes: Basic Hollandaise Sauce; Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict; Rib Eye Steak with Bernaise Sauce.

Phyllo Fun (Episode #211)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller reveals how store-bought phyllo dough can be a secret weapon for home cooks who are looking for fast and elegant recipes. He uses it to create delicious appetizers and a mouth-watering fruit dessert. Recipes: Goat Cheese Stuffed Phyllo with Mushrooms, Spinach, Pine Nuts & Bacon, Pineapple & Dried Cherry Phyllo Packages with Rum Creme Anglaise.

Mayonnaise Heaven (Episode #217)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller's famed Burger Bar restaurant serves up gallons of mayonnaise every day, all made from scratch because it allows them to use only the best ingredients. After demonstrating the super-easy technique of homemade mayonnaise, Chef Keller shows what to do with it by making zucchini fries and the most famous fish stew in the world. Recipes: Homemade Mayonnaise, Aioli, Rouille; Zucchini Fries; Bouillabaisse.

Back to the Future with Puff Pastry (Episode #210)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller takes two classic childhood favorites and transforms them into grown-up culinary delights, all with the help of store-bought puff pastry. First, he dresses up chicken pot pie with Madeira, pearl onions, and baby carrots. Then, substituting puff pastry for graham crackers, he makes a to-die-for S'more with luscious, creamy homemade marshmallow. Recipes: Roasted Chicken Pot Pie; S'more Burgers.

Spotlight On Crusts (Episode #216)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Besides great flavors, chefs know that the right textures of a dish introduced through a great crust can propel it into new dimensions. Chef Keller crowns salmon filets with a special crust inspired from his Alsatian roots and then makes a succulent beef tenderloin which is slow-roasted under a herb-scented salt canopy. Recipes: Choucroute Crusted Salmon; Beef Tenderloin in Herb-Salt Crust.

Souffle Secrets (Episode #209)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

With their perfectly airy and deliciously fluffy texture, souffles are a source of pride for many chefs. Chef Keller's user-friendly methods make them completely accessible to home cooks. Today he demonstrates three recipes, including a childhood favorite with strawberries, a classic ham and cheese, and an unforgettable chocolate dessert. Recipes: Grandma's Omelet Strawberry Souffle; Ham and Cheese Souffle; Chocolate Souffle.

Mustard Madness (Episode #215)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

There's a reason that grocery stores have an unending offering of mustards: they offer an exciting dimension of flavor to everything from ballpark hotdogs to the most sophisticated of dishes. Chef Keller shows the fun and ease of making homemade mustard including a number of flavor variations and uses them in two fabulous recipes. Recipes: Homemade Mustard; Rice-Encrusted Chicken Breast with Mushroom Mustard Sauce; Chicken Mustard Burger.

Crowd-Pleasing Paella (Episode #208)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

In Spain, the centerpiece of entertaining is often a great paella surrounded by hearty eaters, great wine and animated conversation. Using an abundance of fresh seafood, Chef Keller shows us how to prepare this Spanish national treasure with a recipe from his friend, DJ Frenchy le Freak. Recipes: Hubert's Favorite Paella.

Hats Off to Hollandaise (Episode #214)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Considered one of the most important "mother" sauces in French Cuisine and a must-know for chefs, hollandaise is a prized addition to many dishes. Chef Keller presents an easy-to-follow method for making the sauce along with a delightful twist on eggs benedict. Next he demonstrates a famous variation of hollandaise, the Bernaise Sauce. Recipes: Basic Hollandaise Sauce; Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict; Rib Eye Steak with Bernaise Sauce.

Chicken 'round The World (Episode #207)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller explores the flavors of the Mediterranean with the beautiful tradition of tagine. Next, he demonstrates a no-fail, French-inspired recipe for roasted chicken which includes a dramatic surprise ending. To complete this culinary tour, he uses classic Thai flavors in a hearty chicken burger. Recipes: Tagine of Chicken with Prunes, Honey & Almonds; Sleek Roaster Chicken with Rosemary, Parsnips & Fennel; Thai Chicken Burger.

Brunch Picks (Episode #213)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller demonstrates two of his favorite recipes to serve for brunch. First, he reveals the secret for making the perfect crepe and then creates a layered crepe cake which is as beautiful as it is delicious. The second recipe is a mouth-watering breakfast burger made with eggs, prosciutto, and avocado. Recipes: Layered Crepe Cake with Blueberries and Ricotta Cheese; Breakfast Burger.

Souffle Secrets (Episode #209)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

With their perfectly airy and deliciously fluffy texture, souffles are a source of pride for many chefs. Chef Keller's user-friendly methods make them completely accessible to home cooks. Today he demonstrates three recipes, including a childhood favorite with strawberries, a classic ham and cheese, and an unforgettable chocolate dessert. Recipes: Grandma's Omelet Strawberry Souffle; Ham and Cheese Souffle; Chocolate Souffle.

Modern French Cuisine (Episode #415H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Chef Keller demonstrates two great recipes that show why he enjoys a reputation for lightening up French food without losing flavor. Recipes: Fresh Crab and Black Truffle Cappuccino; Buffalo New York Strip Steaks with Coffee-Spice Rub.

Mad About Apples (Episode #206)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller demonstrates delicious, apple-adorned recipes, starting with tantalizing pork chops smothered in an apple brandy sauce and finishing with an acclaimed family recipe straight from his father's patisserie in France. Recipes: Pork Chop with Sauteed Apples and Calvados Sauce; Henriis Apple Meringue Pie.

The Secret of Stock (Episode #212)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

While some store-bought convenience products are acceptable to chefs, there's just no comparing canned broth with a fragrant, rich homemade version. After demonstrating a classic beef stock, Chef Keller uses it to make a trendy Asian hot pot offering and one of France's most beloved Sunday supper meals. Recipes: Savory Beef Broth; Shabu Shabu; Pot au Feu.

Celebrating Salmon (Episode #205)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller serves up two very unique, mouth-watering ways to prepare salmon, starting with an exquisitely slow-roasted recipe that is all the rage at his San Francisco restaurant. Fleur de Lys, and finishing with a one-of-a-kind salmon burger injected with a silky smooth sauce. Recipes: Slow-Roasted Alaskan Salmon; Double Salmon Tartare Burger.

Phyllo Fun (Episode #211)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller reveals how store-bought phyllo dough can be a secret weapon for home cooks who are looking for fast and elegant recipes. He uses it to create delicious appetizers and a mouth-watering fruit dessert. Recipes: Goat Cheese Stuffed Phyllo with Mushrooms, Spinach, Pine Nuts & Bacon, Pineapple & Dried Cherry Phyllo Packages with Rum Creme Anglaise.

Loving Lamb (Episode #204)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Lamb's richness and versatility delight the palates of foodies all over the world, but only if the right method of cooking is applied to the right cut of meat. Keller de-mystifies the art of cooking with lamb with a slow-cooked shank steeped in the flavors of France, followed by a cumin-scented rack of lamb. Recipes: Braised Lamb Shank Provencal; Cumin-Scented Rack of Lamb in a Honey-Red Wine Sauce.

Back to the Future with Puff Pastry (Episode #210)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller takes two classic childhood favorites and transforms them into grown-up culinary delights, all with the help of store-bought puff pastry. First, he dresses up chicken pot pie with Madeira, pearl onions, and baby carrots. Then, substituting puff pastry for graham crackers, he makes a to-die-for S'more with luscious, creamy homemade marshmallow. Recipes: Roasted Chicken Pot Pie; S'more Burgers.

Party Perfect (Episode #203)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

When it comes to hors d'oeuvres, Chef Keller has his favorites - and his favorite ways to serve them. Today he reveals some show-stoppers that will definitely impress your guests. Recipes: Goat-Cheese Stuffed Mini Potatoes; Stuffed Cucumbers with Lump Crab Meat; Green Grape and Almond Gazpacho; Tuna Tartare.

Souffle Secrets (Episode #209)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

With their perfectly airy and deliciously fluffy texture, souffles are a source of pride for many chefs. Chef Keller's user-friendly methods make them completely accessible to home cooks. Today he demonstrates three recipes, including a childhood favorite with strawberries, a classic ham and cheese, and an unforgettable chocolate dessert. Recipes: Grandma's Omelet Strawberry Souffle; Ham and Cheese Souffle; Chocolate Souffle.

Short Rib Sensation (Episode #202)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller show how to transform an inexpensive cut of meat into an elegant show-stopper with his tried-and-true recipe for ultra-succulent short ribs. He then turns the leftovers into a hearty, chunky soup and a surprise burger. Recipes: Red Wine Braised Shortribs; Short Rib Soup with Mushrooms and Pearl Couscous; Short Rib Surprise Burger.

Crowd-Pleasing Paella (Episode #208)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

In Spain, the centerpiece of entertaining is often a great paella surrounded by hearty eaters, great wine and animated conversation. Using an abundance of fresh seafood, Chef Keller shows us how to prepare this Spanish national treasure with a recipe from his friend, DJ Frenchy le Freak. Recipes: Hubert's Favorite Paella.

Loving Lamb (Episode #204)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Lamb's richness and versatility delight the palates of foodies all over the world, but only if the right method of cooking is applied to the right cut of meat. Keller de-mystifies the art of cooking with lamb with a slow-cooked shank steeped in the flavors of France, followed by a cumin-scented rack of lamb. Recipes: Braised Lamb Shank Provencal; Cumin-Scented Rack of Lamb in a Honey-Red Wine Sauce.

Food Memories from Alsace (Episode #413H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Alsatian favorites are on the menu today, including the Salad Vigneronne, a robust and refreshing salad found throughout the region. Then Chef Keller makes the Alsatian version of pizza, a Tarte Flambe with its creamy, rich topping and cracker-thin crust. Recipes: Salad Vigneronne; Traditional Tarte Flambe and Variations.

The Great Pies of France (Episode #201)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Luscious, savory pies have long been the hallmark of great French home cooking. Chef Keller presents some blue-ribbon winners that use flavors and aromas that take you right into the heart of France. Recipes: Alsatian Onion Pie; Pissaladerie; Tarte Flambee Alsaciene.

Chicken 'round The World (Episode #207)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller explores the flavors of the Mediterranean with the beautiful tradition of tagine. Next, he demonstrates a no-fail, French-inspired recipe for roasted chicken which includes a dramatic surprise ending. To complete this culinary tour, he uses classic Thai flavors in a hearty chicken burger. Recipes: Tagine of Chicken with Prunes, Honey & Almonds; Sleek Roaster Chicken with Rosemary, Parsnips & Fennel; Thai Chicken Burger.

Main Dish Favorites (Episode #515H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller demonstrates a classic French technique for poaching a whole fish in a luxurious broth of vegetables, herbs, and wine. Then he creates a symphony of flavors by pairing ordinary chicken breast with some great Mediterranean ingredients. Branzini Poached in White Wine, Herbs & Vegetables, & Roast Chicken Breast with Moroccan-spiced Carrots & Harissa Yogurt.

Mad About Apples (Episode #206)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller demonstrates delicious, apple-adorned recipes, starting with tantalizing pork chops smothered in an apple brandy sauce and finishing with an acclaimed family recipe straight from his father's patisserie in France. Recipes: Pork Chop with Sauteed Apples and Calvados Sauce; Henriis Apple Meringue Pie.

Beer Makes It Better (Episode #514H)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Chef Keller shows how beer can add richness and great flavor to many dishes. Using apricot beer, he marinates yellowtail for a luscious sashimi treat. Then he makes an unforgettable fried chicken with beer and lots of great spices. The beer fest continues with an assortment of ice-cream beer floats. Yellowtail Sashimi with Apricot Beer, Fried Chicken "HK" Style , & Ice-Cream Beer Floats.

Celebrating Salmon (Episode #205)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Chef Keller serves up two very unique, mouth-watering ways to prepare salmon, starting with an exquisitely slow-roasted recipe that is all the rage at his San Francisco restaurant. Fleur de Lys, and finishing with a one-of-a-kind salmon burger injected with a silky smooth sauce. Recipes: Slow-Roasted Alaskan Salmon; Double Salmon Tartare Burger.

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