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122 Programs to Stream for Free on KCET

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Whether you're finding more free time on your hands these days, or on a quest to satiate a bored mind, or seeking something to enrich your holistic knowledge of the world, KCET is here to provide. With more than 100 insightful programs to choose from, rest assured that you can find a show to occupy your time meaningfully.

Take a look below for a directory of 122 programs on KCET from a broad range of categories. Better yet, all of these are available to stream right now for free without a membership. Just sit back and press play!

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Arts and Music

A Place to Stand


Artbound Presents Studio A

Border Blaster

Compadre Huashayo

Considering Matthew Shepard

Elizabeth Murray: American Masters

Great Museums: The Art of Islam at the Met and the Louvre

Hollywood’s Architect

Live @ The Ford

Next Gen Asian American Art

Pacific Heartbeat

Real Scenes



Symphony in D

Telling L.A.

Tonic Sol-Fa: Greatest Time of Year

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

Caridad and other street vendors protesting on the steps of City Hall

Culture and Society

Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

Backs Against The Wall: The Howard Thurman Story

City Rising

Comedy Bootcamp: The Documentary

East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story

Margaret Michell: American Rebel

Moscone: A Legacy of Change

My American Dreams

New Leash On Life: The K9s for Warriors Story


Oceans of Pink

Parkland: Healing a Community and a Nation

POV Shorts

Reel South

Soldier On: Life After Deployment

The Warrior Tradition

The Wild Ponies of Chincoteague

Chef Brandon Jew | Antonio Diaz MKs3

Food and Living

A Few Good Pie Places

Alice Waters: American Masters

America’s Test Kitchen

Chef Darren: The Challenge of Profound Deafness

Cook’s Country

Food Over 50

Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul

James Beard: American Masters

Jamie’s Quick & Easy Food

Joanne Weir’s Plates and Places

LA Foodways

Meals Ready to Eat

My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas

No Passport Required

New Scandinavian Cooking

Pati’s Mexican Table

The Migrant Kitchen

Sara’s Weeknight Meals

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1964: The Fight for a Right

A President at the Crossroads

Anne Morgan’s War

A Bad Deal - My Vietnam War Story

Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection

A Call to Remember


D-Day at Pointe-Du-Hoc

D-Day: Over Normandy

Eisenhower’s Secret War

EVA: A-7063

Finding Elizabeth’s Soldiers

History Detectives

Into Harm’s Way

Ito Sisters: An American Story

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII

Journey Home to the USS Arizona

Latino Americans

Lost LA

Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story

Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story

Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare

Downtown Los Angeles Skyline

News and Analysis

#MeToo, Now What?


PBS NewHour

Raising Ms. President

Reporter Roundup

Retro Report

SoCal Connected

The Plastic Problem: PBS NewsHour Presents

Town Hall Los Angeles

national parks

Science and Nature

Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts

Autism: Coming of Age

Before Stage Four: Confronting Early Psychosis

Beyond The Ice Bucket Challenge: Battling ALS

Blackbird: Legacy of Innovation

Black Women in Medicine

Butterfly Town, USA

Chasing the Moon: American Experience

Counting from Infinity: Yitang Zhang and the Twin Prime Conjecture


Cyberwork and the American Dream

Defeating Cancer: Precision Medicine and Personalized Care

Earth Focus

My Voice: One Man's Journey to Overcome The Silence of Autism

National Parks - Troubled Edens


Power Over Parkinson's 2

The Quietest Place on Earth

Revolutionizing Dementia Care

Shadow of Drought: Southern California's Looming Water Crisis

Space Chase USA

Tending the Wild

Too Soon to Forget: The Journey of Younger Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Huell Howser with Poppies


10 Modern Marvels That Changed America

10 Parks That Changed America

America Revealed

Backbone Trail

California Coastal Trail

Curious Traveler

Expedition with Steve Backshall

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan

Rick Steves’ Europe: The Best of Israel

Rick Steves' Travel As A Political Act

Samantha Brown’s Places to Love

SoCal Wanderer

Visiting with Huell Howser

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PBS SoCal and KCET Honored with 10 L.A. Area Emmy® Awards

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37 Winter Programs You Can Watch Right Now (No Membership Required)

Looking for something to watch during the holidays? Well, look no further. Browse through this curated list of the best winter programs, all available to watch for free without a membership.