LA’s KCET Charts Life After PBS

By Andrew Gauthier 

Los Angeles Times

Asia-focused news. Cooking and science programs from Japan and Canada. And reruns of British sitcoms and dramas.

These are the tentative first programming steps of KCET-TV Channel 28 as it seeks to plug the huge holes that will be left by its imminent departure from PBS.

The Los Angeles-based station, the largest independent public TV broadcasting outlet in the nation, is slated to exit the PBS network Jan. 1 when it will lose perennial PBS favorites More…