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Upcoming Broadcasts:

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 Plus: Tue, Jan 23, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 -- 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 -- 1:00am 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 Plus: Tue, Feb 6, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Pastry (#207H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVPG

View the competition among the remaining six bakers to update old- fashioned suet puddings, create perfect religieuses - delicate choux buns filled with creme patissiere - and make three different kinds of puffed pastries.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Quarter Final (#208H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

This week, the five remaining bakers are tested on unconventional flours and unusual desserts. They must make a loaf using flours such as spelt, rye, potato or tapioca flours, master meringue and custard dacquoise and create novelty vegetable cakes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

French Week (#209H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Follow the four semi-finalists as they wrestle with three French bakes. First they have to produce three types of savory canapes, then a complex charlotte royale. The final is a truly iconic French patisserie: the opera cake

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me

The Final (#210H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVPG

Learn which of the three finalists will emerge as Britain's best amateur baker. Each must create a technically difficult picnic pie, 12 perfectly shaped pretzels and the ultimate showpiece in a baker's repertoire: a three-tiered wedding cake.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: 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.

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

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)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.