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Friday 10/5/2012

Midnight EDT

KET
GED ConnectionClosed Captioned
#110 "The GED Essay" [TV-G]
GED graduates describe test day and provide tips on writing the GED essay.
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2704 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
JubileeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#1603 "Curtis Burch Band"
Bluegrass icon Curtis Burch, a founding member of New Grass Revival in the 1970s, performs with his band at the 3rd annual International Newgrass Festival. A 2012 KET production. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

Midnight

KET
GED ConnectionClosed Captioned
#110 "The GED Essay" [TV-G]
GED graduates describe test day and provide tips on writing the GED essay.
 

12:30 am Friday, October 5

KET
Louisville LifeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#522 "Spirit of Jefferson/Kentucky Homefront/Lebowski Fest/Will Russell/Bernheim Forest" [TV-G]
Hop aboard the Belle Of Louisville's next door neighbor, the Spirit of Jefferson; the success of Kentucky Homefront, broadcasting diverse music on public radio, with founder and host John Gage; celebrate the ten year anniversary of Lebowski Fest; an interview with Will Russell, co-founder of the Lebowski Fest and owner of Why Louisville; and visit Bernheim Forest through the pages of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, by Sharon A. Receveur and Tavia P. Cathcart. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft. [High-Definition] Watch Online
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2703 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
 

1:00

KET
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#18204 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
The This Old House HourHigh Definition
#1101 [TV-G]
Work begins turning an 1887 Victorian-era two family house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into a one-family home. Also, transforming stock shelving into a custom built-in and installing a new washing machine valve. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Settlement Schools of AppalachiaKY
In the late 19th century, college-educated young women of the Bluegrass, influenced by the progressive movement, established several community schools in isolated areas of Eastern Kentucky. This 1995 KET production looks at the early history, growth, and contemporary roles of these Appalachian community institutions.
 

2:00

KET
Doc MartinHigh Definition
#402 "Uneasy Lies The Head" [TV-PG]
Martin struggles to deal with the news of Louisa's pregnancy. But Louisa is adamant that she does not want Martin involved. She is hired to teach at the local school, but the headmaster is acting strangely. He has an arm that rises up into the air without him seeming to notice it! At the hospital for a routine check-up, Louisa discovers that Edith is going to be her doctor. She also learns something about Martin and Edith's relationship during medical school that shocks her. Upon returning to school, Louisa discovers that the headmaster has taken her pupils down to the treacherous rock pools of Roscarrock Cove for a nature walk. She alerts Martin and he rushes there to try and save the children. [High-Definition]
KET2
POVHigh Definition
#2510 "Give Up Tomorrow" [TV-PG]
One of the most sensational trials in the Philippines exposes shocking corruption in the country's judicial system. Two grieving mothers, entangled in a case that ends a nation's use of capital punishment but fails to free an innocent man, dedicate more than a decade to executing or saving him. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Appalachia in the Academy: The Making of Eastern Kentucky ScholarsKY
Follows three students from Appalachia through their first year at the University of Kentucky, chronicling the unique stereotypes and challenges they face as well as their successes. Produced by Christopher Stapel with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

3:00

KET
Doc MartinHigh Definition
#403 "Perish Together As Fools" [TV-PG]
Martin is shocked to find Louisa and Aunt Joan knocking at his door before his office has opened. Louisa has had a medical scare and wants Martin's reassurance that everything is fine. P.C. Penhale, still officially the world's worst policeman, has an unexpected visitor - his older brother Sam. Martin notices that Sam has some problems with his memory and co-ordination. It's probably just a virus, but when Martin takes Sam's family history, he decides there is a very small possibility that Sam has a rare genetic disease. It turns out that Martin diagnoses a different illness that will change Penhale's opinion of his brother forever. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Great Leaders: The Black Odyssey of Lyman JohnsonKY
A biography of Kentucky civil rights pioneer Lyman Johnson, told mostly in his own words. Born in Columbia, TN, into a family not far removed from slavery, Johnson earned bachelor's and master's degrees and then spent 40 years working for the Jefferson County schools. Along the way, he campaigned for equal rights for African-American teachers; was the plaintiff in the lawsuit that opened the University of Kentucky to black students; and worked for such organizations as the Kentucky Civil Liberties Union, the Urban League, and the Louisville chapter of the NAACP. Produced by WKPC/15, Louisville.
 

3:30

KET2
Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women WorldwideHigh Definition
#102 [TV-M]
Diane Lane and Kristof investigate maternal mortality in Somaliland. In India, America Ferrera and Kristof get a firsthand look at the tradition of forced prostitution passed down from mothers to daughters. In Kenya, Olivia Wilde joins Kristof to see how women entrepreneurs are changing not only their lives but their communities. [High-Definition]
 

4:00

KET
Lords of the Gourd: The Pursuit of ExcellenceHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
The extreme gardeners who compete at the annual Cooperstown Weigh Off have one obsessive goal: to raise the biggest pumpkin in the world. This program follows them through the final harrowing days of harvest and the journey across New York with the bulging behemoths strapped into the beds of their pickups. [High-Definition]
KETKY
A Walk with BooneKYWatch Online!
Historians Thomas D. Clark and John Mack Faragher follow the Kentucky trail of America's most famous pioneer, Daniel Boone. A 1997 KET production. Watch Online
 

5:00

KET
News QuizHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2804 "Oct. 4, 2012" [TV-G]
[High-Definition] Watch Online
KETKY
Distinguished KentuckianKYWatch Online!
#110 "Margaret Willis" [TV-G]
Margaret Willis served as state librarian from 1954 to 1972, under six different governors. A 1977 KET production. Watch Online
 

5:15

KET
DanceSenseWatch Online!
#104 "The Elements of Dance"
Examines the "language of dance": space, time, and energy. Watch Online
 

5:30

KET
Roundabout UKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#506
Jim races against future Olympic hopeful Alexis Lane out on the track while Sarah perfects her three-point shot with basketball player, Isaiah Cannon. Catch interviews with MSU Head Basketball Coach Steve Prohm and members from the Murray State rifle and golf teams. Plus, meet little Henri, one of Racer Band's biggest fans. [High-Definition] Watch Online
KET2
Ribbon of SandHigh Definition
[TV-G]
Profiles the transitory islands of North Carolina's Outer Banks that are doomed to disappear. Meryl Streep reads excerpts from Rachel Carson's writings. [High-Definition]
 

6:00

KET
Wai Lana YogaClosed Captioned
#114 "Rock & Roll" [TV-G]
KET2
Clifford the Big Red DogHigh Definition
#122 "The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day" [TV-Y]
Clifford makes it through a day without Emily Elizabeth just fine, but really misses her once it gets dark outside. Charley feels fed up with his human responsibilities and wishes he could be a dog, but a dream changes his mind. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Silas House - Visiting AuthorKYHigh Definition
Acclaimed Kentucky author Silas House discusses his book Eli the Good to an assembly at St. Catherine's College in Springfield, Kentucky. [High-Definition]