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Friday 10/12/2012

Midnight EDT

KET
GED ConnectionClosed Captioned
#116 "Passing the GED Social Studies Test" [TV-G]
Tips on reading and interpreting maps, charts, and graphics; information on the content areas covered on the social studies section of the GED Test; and sample test questions.
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2709 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
JubileeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#1604 "The Farewell Drifters"
Nashville-based quintet The Farewell Drifters perform at the 3rd annual International Newgrass Festival. A 2012 KET production. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

Midnight

KET
GED ConnectionClosed Captioned
#116 "Passing the GED Social Studies Test" [TV-G]
Tips on reading and interpreting maps, charts, and graphics; information on the content areas covered on the social studies section of the GED Test; and sample test questions.
 

12:30 am Friday, October 12

KET
Louisville LifeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#601 "Prohibition/Frazier Museum Civil War Exhibit/Judith Gibbons/Bars to Walls"
Two prominent local bourbon historians talk about the River City's role during Prohibition - where bourbon flowed despite the bust; visit The Frazier History Museum's exhibit, ""Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy," and explore how the Civil War changed Kentucky forever; Judith Gibbons, board member with The Kentucky Book Fair, talks about this year's event; and University of Louisville doctoral student Kathy Salomon has bridged her two worlds of fine art and criminal justice with the art exhibit, "Bars to Walls," featuring art from Kentucky prison inmates. [High-Definition] Watch Online
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2708 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
 

1:00

KET
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#18209 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
The This Old House HourHigh Definition
#1102 [TV-G]
The crew removes a central chimney brick-by-brick and removing a sick Norway maple with the help of an arborist. Also, installing a bluestone patio in an urban backyard and hanging bikes in a small garage. [High-Definition]
KETKY
A Native PresenceKY
A discussion of the presence of Native Americans in Kentucky's past, as well as current events that show how Kentuckians are embracing this heritage. A look back at the infamous Slack Farm looting incident, in which hundreds of graves were desecrated, focuses on laws passed since then to protect archaeologically and culturally important sites, while scenes from powwows and other events around the state show the vitality of the state's contemporary American Indian community. A 1995 KET production.
 

2:00

KET
Independent LensHigh Definition
#1402 "As Goes Janesville" [TV-PG]
Traces the impact of the economic crisis on the people of Janesville, Wisconsin. The film records two years in the lives of laid-off workers, business leaders, and elected officials all trying to reinvent their lives amid the closure of their GM plant and America's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. [High-Definition]
KET2
Broadway: The American MusicalHigh Definition
#101 "Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)/Syncopated City (1919-1933)" [TV-PG]
Impresario Florenz Ziegfeld; Irving Berlin, a Russian immigrant who becomes the voice of assimilated America; Jewish comedienne Fanny Brice and African American Bert Williams, America's first "crossover" artists; George M. Cohan's energetic song-and-dance routines; and the Red Summer of 1919, when labor unrest sweeps the nation—and Broadway. [High-Definition]
KETKY
The Battle of Mill SpringsKY
Byron Crawford hosts a new look at the Civil War battle fought on the north side of the Cumberland River in what is present day Nancy, Ky., in January 1862, a Union victory at which the dead included Confederate Brig. Gen. Felix Zollicoffer.
 

3:00

KET
Dolley Madison: American ExperienceHigh Definition
#2204 "Dolley Madison" [TV-G]
Style icon, extravagant hostess, humanitarian, doting mother, trusted political advisor and diplomat. These are the roles we now expect in a First Lady, roles created by President James Madison's wife, Dolley. Tony Award-winner Eve Best stars as America's "first First Lady" and Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays is James Madison. [High-Definition]
KET2
NatureHigh Definition
#3001 "Siberian Tiger Quest" [TV-PG]
Chris Morgan attempts to find a Siberian tiger living wild in Russia's far eastern forests. This film features the work of Korean cameraman, Sooyong Park, who spent two years in the forest tracking and filming the world's biggest cat. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Morehead & Northfork RailroadKYHigh Definition
The film depicts the rise and fall of the railroad from the early 1900's to the 1970's. The Morehead & NorthFork Railroad in Rowan County created jobs, a town, and saved many lives during the horrific 1939 flood. But now, it's a forgotten landmark which has a century long story to tell. [High-Definition]
 

3:30

KETKY
Kentucky's Ohio River TownsClosed CaptionedKY
More than 650 miles of the Ohio River, from Catlettsburg in the east to Wickliffe in the west, form the northern border of Kentucky. Towns began to develop along the river in the 1790s, with each contributing to the growth of Kentucky and the movement west. Filmmaker Cory Lash explores the histories of 14 smaller river towns and their places in the history of the state as a whole. Produced with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

4:00

KET2
NovaHigh Definition
#3913 "Secrets of the Viking Sword" [TV-PG]
Learn how Viking sword makers designed and built the Ulfberht sword, and uncover its role in history. Considered one of the greatest swords ever made, it remains a fearsome weapon more than a millennium after it last saw battle. [High-Definition]
KETKY
A Walk with Simon KentonKYWatch Online!
Clancy Brown hosts a walk in the footsteps of legendary frontiersman Simon Kenton, a key figure behind America's westward expansion and the settlement of Kentucky and Ohio. A 2000 KET production. Watch Online
 

4:30

KET
Summer HillClosed Captioned
[TV-G]
From the late 19th century until the civil rights movement, black residents of Cartersville, GA (near Atlanta) lived exclusively in the Summer Hill section of town. Despite poverty, racism, and limited opportunity, this tight-knit community and its segregated school flourished for four generations. Summer Hill produced Georgia's first black Supreme Court justice; a famous Motown songwriter; and teachers, ministers, doctors, lawyers, and other professionals.
 

5:00

KET
News QuizHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2805 "Oct. 11, 2012" [TV-G]
[High-Definition] Watch Online
KET2
Nova scienceNOWHigh Definition
#601 "What Makes Us Human?" [TV-PG]
David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Distinguished KentuckianKYWatch Online!
#113 "Chloe Gifford" [TV-G]
Chloe Gifford, the first woman graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law, passed the state bar examination at the age of 21. She taught at Sayre School in Lexington and then went to work at UK. A 1974 KET production. Watch Online
 

5:15

KET
DanceSenseWatch Online!
#105 "The Moving Body"
Explores how bodies move as well as how dancers train and maintain their bodies. Watch Online
 

5:30

KET
Roundabout UKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#507
Carter and Clark prepare for the upcoming election. Thye find out how WKMS is stepping up their political coverage for this year's campaign and talk with MSU students about the importance of voting. Plus, they catch up with Lindsey Summers from the Murray State College Democrats and Nathan McNichols from the College Republicans to learn about their roles on campus. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

6:00

KET
Wai Lana YogaClosed Captioned
#119 "Plough In and Breathe!" [TV-G]
KET2
Clifford the Big Red DogHigh Definition
#128 "Babysitter Blues/Saturday Morning" [TV-Y]
The quiet weekend Mr. Bleakman had planned for himself is turned upside down when he's asked to babysit Clifford for a day. Disappointed after an outing with Sheriff Lewis, T-Bone investigates how everyone else spends their Saturdays. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Arturo Alonzo Sandoval: The Fabric of ArtKY
[TV-G]
A profile of Arturo Sandoval, professor of art at the University of Kentucky and internationally recognized fiber artist. Sandoval, whose works appear in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and in galleries throughout the country, is interviewed in his studio and is seen installing a monumental work at UK's Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington. A 2003 KET production.