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Joie de Vivre (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

The rigors to ensure quality and consistency in his establishments, along with TV appearances, interviews and an online presence, keep Ludo busy. When he needs to escape, he heads to Paris in the spring, where the emphasis is on life's joy and fun.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

25 Bites (#416H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Learn why Chef Kinch believes no meal should take more than 25 bites to finish. Through delicate preparation, he details the various components that bring the perfect dish together.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 2:30am Remind me

La Mer (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Explore the oceanic bounty of France. Ludo's eyes light up when he describes the lobsters of Brittany, oysters from Cancale and a myriad of other extraordinary culinary jewels. "La mer" means, simply, the sea.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Best Of: Desserts (#513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

This "best of" episode takes a long, hard look at the cherry on top of a dining experience. On the list are burnt miso apple pie, the English classic banoffee pie and sorghum ice cream. Grab a spoon.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Bistro (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

At its core, a bistro is a place where everyone can eat, and eat well. See how Ludo has brought the spirit of the bistro to Los Angeles. Join him in Paris to meet some of the people and places that first inspired him to begin a culinary career.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

LudoBites (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Learn how and why Ludo created a unique dining experience in the form of small, reservations only, "chef's choice" dinners that became known as LudoBites, a pop-up that food critic Jonathan Gold deemed "a transforming moment" for the LA dining scene.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

LudoBites (#511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

It took a move to Los Angeles, starting a family and a rough restaurant review for Ludo to figure out what he really wanted to do. Examine the ties between artists and their education, and how childlike wonder can, in fact, translate into a career.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

La Vegetable (#507H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

"La terre"- the earth - is where ingredients for some of Ludo's favorite dishes are cultured, grown, harvested and served. Explore the vegetables, gardens and memories he uses in some of his dishes. Learn how "terroir" is as much a place as a taste.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Best Of: Surf N Turf (#512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

This "best of" episode explores the wet and dry side of our culinary world. Magnus Nilsson dry-ages a steak in kidney fat as long as possible, April Bloomfield hallucinates while at a butcher shop, Ed Lee makes a ribeye with eel puree, and more.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Best Of: Birds (#514H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

This "best of" episode opens the birdcage on some familiar (and not so familiar) poultry dishes. Chinese chicken noodle soup and chicken and dumplings make an appearance, but stuffed Faroe Island puffin and duck on a string get screen time as well.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 30, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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.