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Wednesday 1/16/2013

2:00 am EST

KET
Kentucky TonightKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2007 "Proposed Statewide Smoking Ban"
A discussion about the proposed statewide smoking ban. Guests: State Rep. Susan Westrom, D-Lexington; State Rep. Mike Harmon, R-Danville; Dr. Shawn Jones, past president of the Kentucky Medical Association; and Ken Moellman of Northern Kentucky Choice. [High-Definition] Watch Online
KET2
The Abolitionists: American ExperienceHigh Definition
#102 "The Abolitionists, Part Two" [TV-PG]
Douglass escapes slavery, eventually joining Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. Threatened with capture by his former owner, Douglass flees to England, returning to the U.S. in 1847. He launches his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown meets with Douglass, revealing his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations, and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852. [High-Definition]
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.
 

3:00

KET
Slavery By Another NameHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
A harrowing story of how in the South, even as chattel slavery came to an end, new forms of involuntary servitude, including convict leasing, debt slavery and peonage, took its place with shocking force. [High-Definition]
KET2
FrontlineHigh Definition
#3103 "Inside Obama's Presidency" [TV-RE]
A probing look at the first four years of Barack Obama's presidency and the key decisions and experiences that will inform his second term. [High-Definition]
KETKY
A Decade of DifferenceKY
[TV-G]
The unlikely success story of the people in Eastern and Southern Kentucky, who made up their minds to change the natural environment and make it a cleaner and healthier place to live. Offered the resources and leadership of federal, state, and local governments, ultimately they had to change their attitudes about some traditions and culture.
 

4:00

KET2
Independent LensHigh Definition
#1405 "Soul Food Junkies" [TV-PG]
The African American love affair with soul food is deep-rooted, complex, and in some tragic cases, deadly. This film puts this culinary tradition under the microscope to examine both its benefits and consequences. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Distinguished KentuckianKYWatch Online!
#127 "A.D. Albright" [TV-G]
A.D. Albright was president of Northern Kentucky University during perhaps the most critical period in its early history. He guided the school to maturity, doubling enrollment to more than 10,000 and overseeing $40 million in construction projects that gave an identity to the sprawling Highland Heights campus. A 1991 KET production. Watch Online
 

4:30

KET
The SpiritualsClosed CaptionedKY
[TV-PG]
Slaves created the spiritual, a musical form built on African roots and biblical texts, for deliverance and for communication. The American Spiritual Ensemble, founded by University of Kentucky professor Everett McCorvey, honors the painful history of this American art form while introducing its message of hope to contemporary audiences around the world. Produced by Eren McGinnis and Ari Palos with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
KETKY
American Chestnut: Appalachian ApocalypseKY
This documentary examines the history and disappearance of the American chestnut tree, once the dominant hardwood species in Appalachian mountain forests.
 

5:00

KET
Woodsmith ShopHigh Definition
#603 "5 Cool Tools" [TV-G]
The Woodsmith editors talk about five tools that transform the way they work in the shop. [High-Definition]
KET2
Antiques RoadshowHigh Definition
#1702 "Corpus Christi, Hour Two" [TV-G]
Highlights include vintage flash art at a local tattoo parlor, John Lennon's signature, and a book inscribed by Salvador Dali. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky TonightKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2007 "Proposed Statewide Smoking Ban"
A discussion about the proposed statewide smoking ban. Guests: State Rep. Susan Westrom, D-Lexington; State Rep. Mike Harmon, R-Danville; Dr. Shawn Jones, past president of the Kentucky Medical Association; and Ken Moellman of Northern Kentucky Choice. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

5:30

KET
Kentucky HealthClosed CaptionedKYWatch Online!
#801 "Foot Care"
Dr. Nere Onosode discusses foot diseases. Watch Online
 

6:00

KET
Wai Lana YogaClosed Captioned
#519 "Special: Pregnancy (Part 2)" [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
Leadership LandscapeKY
#111 "Pat Day"
Kirt talks with legendary jockey Pay Day.
 

6:30

KET
Body ElectricClosed Captioned
#1705 "Tallahassee, FL" [TV-G]
KET2
Wild KrattsHigh Definition
#124 "Kerhonk" [TV-Y]
The Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the role of a Proboscis monkey. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Exploring an American OriginalKY
#109 "Kentucky Elk Country Corridor"
On a quiet, peaceful hike in the Eastern Kentucky hills, Dave encounters vistas that haven't changed since pioneer days as well as huge elk, recently reintroduced to the area. The region is also full of reminders that here coal is king.
 

7:00

KET
ArthurHigh Definition
#910 "Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues" [TV-Y]
Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts and sets out to find answers to the many questions he has. Brain gets the disastrous grade of B- on a test and wonders whether the new "breezy listening" background music at the Ice Cream Shop is sapping his intelligence. [High-Definition]
KET2
NewslineHigh Definition
#3290 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
The Feuds of Bloody Breathitt: Kentucky's Untold StoryKY
For more than 40 years, Breathitt County was home to the most violent and destructive feuds the United States has ever known. This film looks at that forgotten history as told by the descendants of the feudists and some of Breathitt County's most colorful characters.
 

7:30

KET
Martha SpeaksHigh Definition
#122 "There Goes the Neighborhood/I Scream" [TV-Y]
Martha can't believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about a kitten. Everyone knows kittens are not to be tolerated. Alice is shocked to discover that Truman has never actually tried ice cream. Alice thinks deciding you won't like ice cream without trying it is, well, prejudiced! [High-Definition]
KET2
One to One with Bill GoodmanKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#802 "Dr. James Heckman"
Dr. James Heckman, Nobel Laureate and a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, discusses the economic gains to be realized by investing in early childhood education. A 2013 KET production. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

8:00

KET
Curious GeorgeHigh Definition
#402 "The Big Picture/Juicy George" [TV-Y]
George and Steve paint an empty billboard with a picture to promote a book about endangered birds. George and the Man with the Yellow Hat get a juicer. [High-Definition]
KET2
Body ElectricClosed Captioned
#1705 "Tallahassee, FL" [TV-G]
KETKY
Kentucky LifeKYWatch Online!
#616 "Sally Brown Nature Preserve/Treasure Hunter/Wise Village Pickers/Lexington Cemetery" [TV-G]
A Nature Conservancy preserve in Garrard County; Tracy Watkins of Jessamine County, who goes treasure hunting with a metal detector; Powell County young people learning to play bluegrass music from legends of the form; and the lush flora of the Lexington Cemetery. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett. Watch Online