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Sunday 12/23/2012

Midnight EST

KET
Bluegrass UndergroundKYHigh Definition
#202 "Jerry Douglas" [TV-PG]
The thirteen time Grammy winner plays the dobro with unprecedented speed and haunting lyricism. Douglas is one of Nashville's most in-demand session players and is a longtime featured member of Alison Krauss & Union Station. [High-Definition]
KET2
NatureHigh Definition
#2403 "Christmas in Yellowstone" [TV-G]
Breathtaking landscapes frame intimate scenes of wolves, coyotes, elk, bison, bears, and otters as they make their way through the most challenging season of the year. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Once Upon a VisionKYWatch Online!
Depicts the early days of Berea College. Author Alex Haley serves as host and storyteller. Watch Online
 

12:30 am Sunday, December 23

KET
Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky FilmmakersKYWatch Online!
#101 "Films by Bill Santen, Travis Jones, Josh Flowers, and Brad McCombs"
Based on stories told to him by his grandmother about life in rural Bourbon County, Kentucky filmmaker Bill Santen takes an innovative approach to storytelling in Portrait Studies. Other shorts include: Dog Days by Travis Jones, Still Life by Josh Flowers, and TA Tundra by Brad McCombs. A 2009 KET production. Watch Online
 

1:00

KET
Independent LensHigh Definition
#1303 "Lives Worth Living" [TV-PG]
Fred Fay's life proves that one man can change the world, even though he has to lie flat on his back just to stay alive. This film looks at Fay's struggle to survive after a spinal cord injury and the small group of dedicated activists who formed the Disability Rights Movement. [High-Definition]
KET2
NovaHigh Definition
#3703 "Riddles of the Sphinx" [TV-G]
An international team of archeologists, architects, and engineers is racing against time to save the Sphinx from erosion. [High-Definition]
KETKY
JubileeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#1602 "The Greencards"
The Greencards, spearheaded by Australians Carol Young and Kym Warner, perform rock-infused bluegrass at the 3rd annual International Newgrass Festival. A 2012 KET production. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

2:00

KET
Jeff Beck Honors Les PaulHigh Definition
[TV-G]
Jeff Beck performs some of Les Paul's classic tracks as well as other rockabilly standards live at the famous Iridium Jazz Club in New York City. Les Paul's own son, Russ Paul, was there to observe the dedication of the Iridium's newly named "Les Paul Room." [High-Definition]
KET2
FrontlineHigh Definition
#1610 "From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians - Pax Romana/A Light To The Nations" [TV-PG]
New and sometimes controversial historical evidence traces the life of Jesus of Nazareth, his message, and the events that led to his crucifixion around 30 C.E. It then follows the rise of Christianity through the First Revolt-the bloody and violent siege of Jerusalem and the beginning of a rift between Christianity and Judaism. [High-Definition]
KETKY
WoodSongsClosed CaptionedKY
#1108 "Alejandro Escovedo & Joseph Arthur" [TV-G]
Alejandro Escovedo returns with music from his new album, Big Station, followed by singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur with songs from his double album, Redemption City.
 

3:00

KET
Time Jumpers: Jumpin' TimeClosed Captioned
[TV-G]
Armed with infectious arrangements, amazing musicianship, and engaging personalities, the 11-member Nashville-based band known as the Time Jumpers performs a 26-song set packed with original compositions, Western swing, and familiar standards.
KETKY
Adolph Rupp: Myth, Legend, and FactClosed CaptionedKY
A documentary exploring the career and reputation of legendary University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp. Former players, assistant coaches, and administrators address some of the commonly held perceptions about Rupp, his reputation, and his role in the civil rights issues of the 1960s. A production of WKYT-TV/Lexington.
 

4:00

KET
Anuna: Christmas MemoriesHigh Definition
[TV-G]
The internationally renowned Celtic Irish choral group Anúna — the original vocal group in Riverdance — perform popular and lesser-known Christmas music and reminisce about their most cherished holiday memories. [High-Definition]
KET2
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Jane Seymour and Nathan GunnHigh Definition
[TV-G]
Actress Jane Seymour and baritone Nathan Gunn join the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in a magnificent Christmas special featuring some of the season's best-loved songs. [High-Definition]
 

5:00

KET
RaggsHigh Definition
#143 "Water" [TV-Y]
B. Max builds a boat, the SS B. Max, and the others help him figure out how to make it float. Raggs invents an underwater world, and everyone pretends to be an underwater animal. [High-Definition]
KET2
Christmas at BelmontHigh Definition
#2011 [TV-G]
The annual Belmont University tradition celebrating the holiday season and the musical diversity and rich talent of the university's School of Music. The concert features a collage of familiar carols, classical masterworks, world music and light-hearted seasonal favorites. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Bourbon and Kentucky: A History DistilledClosed CaptionedKY
[TV-G]
A look at the origins and growth of the bourbon business in Kentucky. Visits to several distilleries explore how and why bourbon was first distilled, how it is manufactured, and why it became so identified with Kentucky. Produced by historian Kent Masterson Brown with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

5:30

KET
Barney & FriendsHigh Definition
#1110 "For the Fun of It/Starlight, Star Bright" [TV-Y]
After BJ sees Terry play basketball, he wants to learn the teenager's fancy moves. On a campout, Barney and the others have fun imagining cloud and star pictures in the sky. [High-Definition]
 

6:00

KET
Sesame StreetHigh Definition
#4309 "Practice Makes Proud" [TV-Y]
Leela gives Elmo some pointers about how to play basketball and after much practice, he scores! [High-Definition]
KET2
Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyHigh Definition
#1616 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky MusicKYHigh Definition
#106 "Brett Ratliff"
Musician Brett Ratliff grew up in the historic coal camps of Van Lear, Kentucky, in Johnson County. His music echoes with an exquisite reverberation that's been a part of Kentucky culture for generations. [High-Definition]