Time Zone: EST | Channels: KET, KET2, KET3, KET4, KETKY, www | Descriptions: On
 

Wednesday 3/20/2013

6:00 pm EST

KET
PBS NewsHourHigh Definition
#10588 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Burt Wolf: Travels & TraditionsClosed Captioned
#706 "Hamburg, Germany" [TV-G]
Burt takes a musical tour of Hamburg, investigates why it has more millionaires per capita than any other city in Europe, and participates in the weekly Sunday-morning fish market party. At the Montblanc fountain pen factory, he learns the secret behind why its pens don't leak.
KETKY
Conversations with ChampionsKYHigh Definition
#205 "Tori Murden McClure"
Billy Reed talks with Tori Murden-McClure, the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic and the president of Spalding University in Louisville. [High-Definition]
 

6:30

KET2
The Truth About Money with Ric EdelmanHigh Definition
#217 [TV-G]
[High-Definition]
 

7:00

KET
NatureHigh Definition
#2611 "The Loneliest Animals" [TV-PG]
Scientists attempt to breed new generations of nearly extinct species. [High-Definition]
KET2
PBS Arts from Cleveland: Women Who RockHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
A performance documentary that chronicles and celebrates female musicians from early groundbreakers to contemporary powerhouses. Features the stories of trailblazers like Bessie Smith and Mahalia Jackson, as well as contemporary stars Darlene Love, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Bonnie Raitt, Cyndi Lauper, and more. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Henry Clay and the Struggle for the UnionKYHigh Definition
[TV-G]
The documentary looks at the role of Henry Clay in holding off the War between the States. It explores the impact of slavery on the expansion of the Nation westward and how conflict between the North and South was irrepressible. The film is lavishly illustrated with stunning period photographs and art, footage of the old senate chamber, and dramatic interpretations performed by actors of Clay and his senate colleagues. [High-Definition]
 

8:00

KET
NovaHigh Definition
#3806 "Smartest Machine on Earth" [TV-G]
Investigates the world of artificial intelligence and profiles the computer that could be the "Smartest Machine on Earth." [High-Definition]
KET2
Kentucky MuseKY
#203 "Mountain Born: The Jean Ritchie Story"
The long-awaited return of a 1996 KET production about the remarkable life of folk legend Jean Ritchie, from her childhood in Eastern Kentucky to international recognition.
KETKY
Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious AmericanKYHigh Definition
A documentary about the great Kentucky emancipationist that follows his bold and fearless journey through the 19th century landscape of bitter politics and duels, palatial homes and beautiful women, slavery, the Civil War, and a diplomatic mission which led to the purchase of Alaska. A Michael Breeding MEDIA production. [High-Definition]
 

9:00

KET
Secrets of the DeadHigh Definition
#1104 "The World's Biggest Bomb" [TV-PG]
Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb. [High-Definition]
KET2
Virtuoso: The Olga Samaroff StoryClosed Captioned
[TV-G]
The true story of one of America's great female concert pianists. Overshadowed by her famous husband, Leopold Stokowski, whose talent she first recognized and career she fostered, Samaroff was at the very center of a vibrant American musical life in the early 20th Century.
KETKY
Call to WarKY
Kentucky actor Matt Long introduces the contrasting true stories of two young Kentuckians in the Civil War. William Horsfall left his Newport home and went on to become the youngest Congressional Medal of Honor winner in history at the age of 14. But 15-year-old Asa Lewis from Barren County left the army to go home and harvest crops to feed his starving family, only to be court-martialed upon his return and then executed. Produced by Dorian Walker of Bowling Green with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

9:30

KETKY
Vintage Kentucky: The Vine to Wine ExperienceKYHigh Definition
A look at the resurgent wine-making industry in Kentucky. The program features ten wineries and vineyards to capture their unique story and the beauty of the farms. It also highlights the numerous weekend entertainment options that these grape growers bring to the communities. [High-Definition]
 

10:00

KET
BBC World NewsHigh Definition
#23079 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#19063 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
WoodSongsClosed CaptionedKY
#807 "Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band/Raymond McLain" [TV-G]
Peter Rowan and his Bluegrass Band perform selections from their debut recording, Legacy. Raymond McLain has been active in bluegrass for more than 20 years and brings his unique skills and talents as one of America's leading traditional musicians to the stage.
 

10:30

KET
Kentucky LifeClosed CaptionedKYWatch Online!
#1407 "Yew Dell Gardens/Tom Pfannerstill/Frankfort Habilitation" [TV-G]
The restored Yew Dell Gardens, the former private estate of renowned nurseryman Theodore Klein, now an arboretum and plant research center; artist Tom Pfannerstill, who gets his inspiration from trash; and Frankfort Habilitation, which provides work experience and job training for people with developmental disabilities. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett. Watch Online
 

11:00

KET
Workplace Essential SkillsClosed CaptionedWatch Online!
#102 "Matching Skills and Jobs" [TV-G]
Tools to help you assess your own skills and then find a job that fits. Watch Online
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2863 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
Studio 89KYHigh Definition
#605 "The Western"
Born in a factory west of Interstate 75, The Western bring their Cincinnati sound to the stage. [High-Definition]
 

11:30

KET
Great Decisions in Foreign PolicyHigh Definition
#403 "Feeding The Dragon: China In Africa" [TV-G]
China is investing in infrastructure projects to help it tap into Africa's resources. Critics charge China with cozying up to dictators and ignoring issues of human rights and transparency. Others fear the U.S. is being left behind and its influence in Africa waning. [High-Definition]
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2862 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
 

Midnight

KET
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#19063 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
NatureHigh Definition
#2611 "The Loneliest Animals" [TV-PG]
Scientists attempt to breed new generations of nearly extinct species. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Sojourn of the StringsHigh Definition
[TV-G]
From slave cabins on the plantation, through the minstrel era, into white Appalachia and eventually into the hands of Pete Seeger, this film traces the evolution of the banjo. [High-Definition]