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A Casserole Says Plenty (#307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Boiler Room welcomes a new manager, much to Ben's delight. A family reunion brings out long-lost relatives, the warmth of fellowship and an impressive spread of home-cooked casseroles.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Honey, I'm Home! (#308H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

After a visit from "The Honey Man," Vivian turns up the heat on a dish of chicken livers drizzled with hot honey. While Ben preps for his art show in Durham, Vivian descends on the "Bull City's" restaurant row to sample sweet, honey-themed dishes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

Collard Green Queen (#111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian spends the morning with her neighbors, the Mills brothers, participating in their 100-year-old all-male family tradition of making collard kraut. Vivian visits Warren at Brother's farm to talk about the Eastern Carolina ingredient with a cult following, the cabbage collard. Vivian prepares for an event called Terra Vita, where she will serve three courses to 100 people and make collards the star they deserve to be.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

They Call 'em 'bagas (#309H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Lillie shows Vivian three ways to bring out the bitter and the sweet in rutabagas. Vivian showers her team with gifts as they prepare a holiday menu. A hectic New Year's Eve at the restaurant ends in a toast and a smile, despite brewing tension.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Gone Clamming, Part I (#310H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Travel with Vivian to Charleston's Wine and Food Festival, the South's premiere gathering of world-class chefs and food folk. A clamming trip with low-country legend "Clammer Dave" adds a bit of adventure.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

Gone Clamming, Part II (#311H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Continue the visit to Charleston, especially the popular Waffle House Smackdown. Frank Lee, "Mayor of Charleston," invites Vivian to his home and schools her in the proper way to open a clam and reveals the secret to his aunt's decadent clam hash.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

What's Your Beef? (#312H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Find out how Vivian's whole-cow program, after some initial hiccups, finds its groove. Mrs. Scarlett makes a classic cubed steak, inciting an epic tantrum from Flo. Vivian heads to New York to meet her new editor as work on her cookbook continues.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

One Potato, New Potato (#313H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Join Vivian to judge the Southern Sides competition at the BBQ Festival, and see her version of the BBQ plate, featuring a crispy potato salad. When the Avett Brothers stop by the restaurant, the entire staff serves up a side of girly giddiness.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Onions and Avetts (#401H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Spring onions kick off the season as Vivian takes a break from penning her first cookbook to prepare dinner for beginner farmers. Though the Avett Brothers make an appearance, the underdog spring onion steals the show, playing both star and support.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me

The Buttermilk Belt (#112H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Vivian and Ben go to Maple View Dairy to pick up product for the restaurant. They talk buttermilk with the dairy's manager, and the noise Ben makes while savoring his cup of the thick liquid annoys his wife. The couple attempts to shoot the twins' Christmas card picture in the family's swimming-pool-turned-turnip patch, while Vivian's nieces and nephews desperately try to make buttermilk with their great-grandmother's butter churn.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

My Watermelon Baby (#402H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The heat is high and watermelons are ripe. After a summer away from the restaurant, Vivian returns to a staff of unfamiliar faces and works to build camaraderie. She employs an avid home cook to put recipes from her forthcoming cookbook to the test.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Peas, Please (#403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

As a visit from her editor accelerates book preparations, Vivian reckons with handing over the restaurant reins to John and Justise. A tutorial in "beatin' peas," delivered by a 92-year-old expert, is an entertaining and therapeutic history lesson.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 9:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 3:30am 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.

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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.