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Wednesday 12/5/2012

5:00 pm EST

KET
Wild KrattsHigh Definition
#106 "Platypus Cafe" [TV-Y]
On a kayaking expedition in Australia, the brothers encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures: a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on adding the platypus eggs to his menu. Chris and Martin must harness the special electromagnetic "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. They realize that animals use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves, and different senses give different information. [High-Definition]
KET2
Rudy Maxa's World
#106 "Thailand, Golden Triangle" [TV-G]
Rudy visits a village where members of the Akha hill tribe are trying to maintain their traditions in the face of tourism. He also goes to an elephant orphanage, takes mahout lessons, and meets a Buddhist monk who helps steer young men away from the temptations of drugs.
KETKY
Kentucky AfieldKYHigh Definition
#2909 [TV-G]
A KET/Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources co-presentation hosted by Tim Farmer. [High-Definition]
 

5:30

KET
The Electric CompanyHigh Definition
#305 "Wiki Wiki Walter" [TV-Y]
A beatboxing competition gets interesting when Shock's old beatboxing pal Wiki joins the challenge. [High-Definition]
KET2
Joseph Rosendo's TravelscopeHigh Definition
#609 "San Miguel De Allende, Celebrating in the Heart Of Mexico" [TV-G]
Joseph makes his way to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for the annual Fiesta de San Miguel, a celebration in honor of its patron saint. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky LifeKYWatch Online!
#902 "Photographer Warren Brunner/Aardvark Woodworks/Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen" [TV-G]
A photographer from Madison County who turns out books and calendars on Appalachian topics; Charles and Norma Perdue of Lee County, who make wooden toy chests; and a Jefferson County business where old-fashioned pies, cakes, and ice cream are made from scratch. A 2003 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett. Watch Online
 

6:00

KET
BBC World News AmericaHigh Definition
#17340 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Fetch! With Ruff RuffmanHigh Definition
#411 "Blossom Bawls While Ruff Has a Ball with Balls" [TV-Y]
Ruff tries to market "Ruffball," a brand new game that's supposed to sweep the nation! Unfortunately, Ruffball is interesting for only about six seconds. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Roundabout UKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#515
Travel to the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, and watch the MSU Racer Band compete. We also follow the Daviess Co. High School band from Owensboro, Kentucky, and join them in rehearsal before the big day. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

6:30

KET
Nightly Business ReportHigh Definition
#32001 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
CyberchaseHigh Definition
#108 "And They Counted Happily Ever After" [TV-Y]
Hacker kidnaps the king and demands a ransom of golden eggs. But the Wicked Witch casts a spell that takes away everyone's ability to count, making it impossible for the fairy-tale folk to gather the required large number of eggs. With the safety of the king at stake, the kids must help everyone understand the role of place value in our number system before time runs out. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Connections with Renee ShawKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#804 "Rev. Kimberly Jones"
Renee talks with Miss Plus America, the Rev. Kimberly Jones from Louisville, about pageantry and how recognition of full-figured women affects body image of young girls. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

7:00

KET
PBS NewsHourHigh Definition
#10513 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Burt Wolf: Travels & TraditionsClosed Captioned
#1101 "Luzern, Switzerland" [TV-G]
Burt takes a lake steamer to the foot of Mount Pilatus and rides the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to the top of a 7,000 foot peak for some of the most impressive views of Switzerland. The he visits the Lion Monument that honors the Swiss Guards who died defending the King of France in 1792. He walks across the Chapel Bridge that was constructed in the first half of the 14th century as a part of the city's fortifications. Burt also tours the Old Town with its fountain squares and painted buildings and the Jesuit Church.
KETKY
Conversations with ChampionsKYHigh Definition
#203 "John Carroll"
A conversation with renowned newspaper editor John Carroll, whose publications won numerous Pulitzer prizes. Now retired, Carroll was editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader in 1986 and has returned to the city to work on a book about the relationship between sports and college presidents. [High-Definition]
 

7:30

KET2
The Truth About Money with Ric EdelmanHigh Definition
#202 [TV-G]
How the costs of flying in a private jet apply to everyday situations like leasing a new car, advice about 401Ks, and fitness guru Denise Austin on the discipline needed to achieve financial fitness. [High-Definition]
 

8:00

KET
NatureHigh Definition
#2606 "Is That Skunk?" [TV-G]
Intrepid researchers and cameramen track skunks day and night, uncovering how they hunt, forage, mate, and raise their young. [High-Definition]
KET2
American MastersHigh Definition
#2504 "Harper Lee: Hey Boo" [TV-PG]
Explore the phenomenon behind To Kill a Mockingbird and the mysterious life of its Pulitzer Prize-winning author, including why she never published again. The documentary reveals the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Roads Home—The Life and Times of A.B. Happy ChandlerKYWatch Online!
A compelling look at the life and career of Southern "stump speaking" politician A.B. "Happy" Chandler. At age 89, Chandler looks back on a colorful past, which included becoming America's youngest governor in 1935, serving in the U.S. Senate during World War II, and ushering African-Americans into baseball as Commisioner of Baseball during the 1950s. A 1987 production. Watch Online
 

8:30

KETKY
On Bended Knees: The Night Rider StoryKY
During the early 1900s, farmers in the Black Patch, the dark tobacco area of western Kentucky and Tennessee, resorted to violence against agents and warehouses of the tobacco monopoly. Produced by Brad Kimmel.
 

9:00

KET
NovaHigh Definition
#3709 "Hunting The Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe" [TV-G]
Investigates the universe's distant past — and its future — and the dark matter and dark energy that constitute the vast majority of the stuff of the universe. [High-Definition]
 

9:30

KET2
American MastersHigh Definition
#2305 "A Letter to Elia" [TV-PG]
This is a biography and autobiography — Elia Kazan's life, his sense of himself as an immigrant, as an outsider — and Martin Scorsese's early experiences seeing Kazan's films for the first time — and being forever influenced. [High-Definition]
 

10:00

KET
Inside Nature's GiantsHigh Definition
#105 "Giant Squid" [TV-PG]
The team travels to New Zealand to examine the giant squid, an animal that's never been observed in the wild. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Tom Owen's LouisvilleKY
#101 "St. James and Environs"
A Victorian neighborhood comes to life as Tom Owen explores the homes, statues, fountains, and gardens of St. James Court, Belgravia, and Central Park. Old Louisville's grand architecture reveals the story of a city's vibrant past.
 

11:00

KET
BBC World NewsHigh Definition
#23340 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#18248 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
WoodSongsClosed CaptionedKY
#1105 "Masters of the Acoustic Guitar featuring Laurence Juber, Pete Huttlinger & Macyn Taylor" [TV-G]
Grammy-winning guitarist Laurence Juber, acoustic guitar player Pete Huttlinger, and 17 year-old guitarist Macyn Taylor perform.