Cox Channel 4 Programs

Industry leaders. Rock stars. World-renowned artists. Champions of the homeless, animals and the environment. Hear their stories in their own words, and find out the secrets to their success. Only on Forefront.
Air times:
Sunday through Friday at 6:30 pm
Saturday at 4:00 pm and 7 pm


The historic  Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego will be the setting for the 22nd Annual "Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers "brought to you by Ashford University. This black-tie, Academy Awards-style event honors the county's 26,000 public school teachers and will be aired live on Channel 4 San Diego.


Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Replay times to be announced


Salute to Education will highlight San Diego County's extraordinary teachers, students and coaches, as well as innovative programs being used in today's classrooms. The show will also spotlight outstanding programs in the arts, technology, sports and student filmmaking.

Air times:
Monday through Friday at 7:30 pm
Saturday at 5:30 pm and 9:30 pm
Sunday at at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm


Sam Zien, a.k.a. Sam the Cooking Guy, is an everyday guy who cooks easy-to-make, delicious food.  There's no fancy equipment  and ingredients, just Sam cooking in his red kitchen. One of Channel 4 San Diego's most popular shows, Sam the Cooking Guy presents culinary delights seven days a week.

Air times:
Monday through Friday at 6:00 pm
Monday through Saturday at 10:00 pm
Sunday at 8pm

Cox San Diego Connection is Channel 4 San Diego's public affairs talk show. From public policy to human interest, we feature guests ranging from public opinion leaders, elected officials, local non-profits and those persons who directly influence the quality of life here in San Diego County. Cox San Diego Connection addresses the issues that matter to you. A new episode premieres the first Monday of each month at 8:00 pm. Tune in and become informed!
Air times:
Monday at 8:00 pm

Wednesday and Saturday at 5:00 pm



California Edition is a public affairs show that examines the issues that matter to Calfornians. Join host Brad Pomerance for his insightful interviews with local, state and federal  elected officials.

Air times:
Friday at 5 pm
Saturday at 3 pm
Sunday at 9 pm



BackBeat is a music magazine show that highlights local musicians and organizations that make a difference in our community.  From guitar makers to after school hip hop composers to xylophone ensembles, host Shannon Decker takes a unique look at the talented and passionate music makers that live, work and play in our neighborhoods.

Air times:
Saturday at 6:30 and 9 pm and 10:30 pm
Sunday at 4:30 pm


Host Amanda Curry has fun  with kids in her kitchen showing them how to cook and eat healthy  food. On each show, she teaches kids and families to prepare three yummy recipes. The Good Food Factory airs every day.

Air times:
Monday through Thursday at 3:30 pm and 7 pm
Friday at 3:30 pm
Saturday at 12 pm and 3:30 pm
Sunday at 4 pm

Distant Roads is the longest running, most widely watched family road travel television series in the world.
Air times:
Sunday through Friday at 5 pm


Rollin' On TV is a diverse, multi-media lifestyle program centered around RVing and camping. Each week, brings  a diverse selection of stories ranging from company profiles, RVing destinations, rallies and events. We'll also keep you up to date with the latest RV trends, accessories and equipment. If it has to do with RVing, you're sure to find it on Rollin' On TV.
Air times:

Monday through Friday at 3 pm


Former Major League baseball player and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, Tim McCarver, interviews professional athletes and sports celebrities. Providing viewers with a special glimpse into their  minds and careers, McCarver is now completing his twelfth year as the host of the award-winning Tim McCarver Show.


Air times:

Monday through Friday at 9:30 pm

Sunday at 7pm and 9:30 pm


If it's new, exciting and cutting-edge Steel Dreams will bring it to you. From NASCAR to offshore powerboat racing; if it's a location where engines roar, tires peel-out or dirt bikes soar through the air Steel Dreams will take you there (often putting you onboard or behind the wheel). And if it's beauty you want, gleaming steel or otherwise Steel Dreams is the place to be. It's not motor sports on TV it's Steel Dreams TV. Real life action.


Air Times:

Monday - Friday at 4:30 pm



Join veteran news anchor and host Heather Dawson,  for her weekly newsmagazine show that offers an alternative to local news coverage. Dawson's California Life focuses on the best that the sunshine state has to offer: its magnificent people, places and hot topics California-style.

Air times:

Monday through Friday at 4 pm

Sunday through Thursday at 8:30 pm

Tune in to the world of Planet X  for stories and events about extreme action sports, the epic personalities and intriguing lifestyles.

Air times:

Monday through Friday at 10:30 pm

Every Way Woman

Air times:

Monday through Friday at 9 pm