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Upcoming Broadcasts:

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 7:00pm
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jun 27, 2017 -- 1:00am

Batter (#404#) 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Bread (#403#) 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Pastry (#405#) 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:00am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 1:00am 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 7:00pm 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

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.