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Sunday 12/30/2012

Midnight EST

KET
Bluegrass UndergroundKYHigh Definition
#203 "Sarah Jarosz" [TV-PG]
A veteran musician who'd released two CDs before turning 20, Sarah Jarosz has gone from teenage bluegrass hotshot to fully-realized innovative artist. The innovative artist weaves rock rhythms, classical textures, and Appalachian melodies. [High-Definition]
KET2
NatureHigh Definition
#2707 "Wild Balkans" [TV-PG]
An untouched landscape, the Balkans provide a habitat for wild animals that have all but vanished from the rest of Europe. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Ted Bassett: A Kentucky GentlemanKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
Discover the extraordinary life of the longtime Keeneland Race Course executive Ted Bassett, a native Kentuckian who was a decorated World War II marine and former head of the state police. Through interviews with friends, colleagues, and contemporaries a picture emerges of a humble, self-effacing man who, believing in service to others, achieved great things. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

12:30 am Sunday, December 30

KET
Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky FilmmakersKYWatch Online!
#102 "Films by Josh Flowers, Bruce Parsons, Clint Davis, and Sarah Wylie Ammerman"
In Fast Love award-winning Kentucky filmmaker Josh Flowers visits various fast food drive-thrus with a video camera to pose a very important question to total strangers. Other shorts include: Drawing Between the Lines by Bruce Parsons, Unquiet by Clint Davis, and Spread by Sarah Wylie Ammerman. A 2009 KET production. Watch Online
 

1:00

KET
Independent LensHigh Definition
#1307 "These Amazing Shadows" [TV-PG]
This program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. Hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film. [High-Definition]
KET2
NovaHigh Definition
#3711 "Building the Great Cathedrals" [TV-G]
Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Teams perform hands-on experiments to investigate and reveal the architectural secrets that the cathedral builders used to erect their soaring, glass-filled walls. This program reveals the hidden formulas, drawn from the pages of the Bible itself, that drove medieval builders ever upward. [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
 

2:00

KET
American MastersHigh Definition
#2601 "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" [TV-PG]
Tracing the struggles and triumphs of the Joffrey Ballet from 1956 to the present, the film features interviews with former and current Joffrey dancers; the breakthroughs of choreographers Twyla Tharp, Laura Dean, and Margo Sappington; and excerpts from signature works "Astarte," "Trinity," and "Billboards." [High-Definition]
KET2
FrontlineHigh Definition
#1612 "From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians - (Pt.2)" [TV-PG]
Examines the period after the First Revolt, tracing the development of the Gospels; the increasingly hostile relationship between Christians and Jews; and the Second Revolt, another bloody Jewish war against Rome. During the second and third centuries A.D., Christianity grows from a small Jewish sect to an official religion of the Roman Empire. [High-Definition]
KETKY
WoodSongsClosed CaptionedKY
#1109 "McLain Family Band Reunion - Bluegrass Special" [TV-G]
Kentucky's legendary McLain Family Band reunites to perform some of their classic bluegrass songs.
 

3:00

KETKY
Dusk 'til Dawn: Kentucky Rural Drive-In TheatresKY
[TV-PG]
A look at the business of drive-ins in Kentucky towns. Produced by George Maranville with support from the KET Fund for Independent Productions.
 

3:30

KET
Great PerformancesHigh Definition
#3609 "Placido Domingo: My Favorite Roles"
The celebrated tenor looks back on his illustrious career - one which has been bountifully preserved on film and video. [High-Definition]
 

4:00

KET2
Downton Abbey RevisitedHigh Definition
[TV-G]
Using clips, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage, this program features moments from the first two seasons of the series and tantalizing previews of season three. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Wendell Berry's Thoughts in the Presence of FearKY
With film footage of rural Kentucky as a backdrop, author Wendell Berry expresses his thoughts in the days following the September 11 attack.
 

4:30

KET2
Downton Abbey RevisitedHigh Definition
[TV-G]
Using clips, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage, this program features moments from the first two seasons of the series and tantalizing previews of season three. [High-Definition]
 

5:00

KET
RaggsHigh Definition
#144 "Building" [TV-Y]
Razzles keeps the others up all night designing a new cubbyhouse, but the results aren't quite what they expected. Pido combines his building and cooking skills to create a gingerbread house for the Puppy Preschool Building Show. [High-Definition]
KET2
Washington WeekHigh Definition
#5226 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
Homestretch: Racehorse RescueKYHigh Definition
[TV-G]
The fates of losing racehorses and the lifesaving rehabilitation they can share with prisoners on their way back to society. [High-Definition]
 

5:30

KET
Barney & FriendsHigh Definition
#1114 "Best in Show/The Chase" [TV-Y]
When the kids decide to hold a dog show to show off their pets, BJ feels a little left out because he doesn't have one. Barney tells a Native American tale called "The Chase" to help everyone understand that it's best to think for yourself instead of just following the crowd. [High-Definition]
KET2
Need To KnowHigh Definition
#268 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
 

6:00

KET
Sesame StreetHigh Definition
#4306 "A Song for the Letter G" [TV-Y]
The letter "G" doesn't have a song about the sounds he can make, so Elmo and Rosita try to help. [High-Definition]
KET2
Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyHigh Definition
#1617 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky MusicKYHigh Definition
#107 "Jamie and Jesse Wells"
Jamie Wells is recognized as one of the finest Kentucky fiddlers today as well as one of the few that learned old-time fiddling from the last generation of great Kentucky fiddlers. He performs with special guest Jesse Wells. [High-Definition]