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Tuesday 4/30/2013

Noon EDT

KET
WordWorldHigh Definition
#202 "Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets a Home" [TV-Y]
When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it. But he doesn't know what letters are in the word 'web'! Duck makes a new friend on a windy, rainy day - Caterpillar. It soon becomes apparent that Caterpillar needs a home to protect her from the elements. Together she and Duck learn to sound out some words which might make suitable homes. [High-Definition]
KET2
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#19091 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky Time CapsuleClosed CaptionedKYWatch Online!
#121 "The Backside"
A visit to the backside of Churchill Downs—the stable area where the jockeys, trainers, and exercisers work—from 1976. Watch Online
 

12:30 pm

KET
Clifford the Big Red DogHigh Definition
#135 "Potluck Party Pooper/The Best Gift" [TV-Y]
Mr. Bleakman tells the Howards he won't be attending their party because he'd rather stay home and do his usual Saturday routine. Emily Elizabeth, Clifford, and their friends are determined to convince him to try something new and come to the party. Emily thinks she's come up with the perfect gift for her mother's birthday, but Jetta's criticism makes her doubt herself. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Bluegrass and BackroadsKYHigh Definition
#1006
Quillin Leather & Tack, artist Doug Durkee, Elk Creek Vineyard, and Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden and Toyland are featured. [High-Definition]
 

1:00

KET
GED ConnectionClosed Captioned
#110 "The GED Essay" [TV-G]
GED graduates describe test day and provide tips on writing the GED essay.
KET2
CaillouHigh Definition
#509 "Safety First Caillou" [TV-Y]
Caillou realizes the importance of following safety rules to cross the road, hand washing, and picking up your room. [High-Definition]
KETKY
One to One with Bill GoodmanKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#628 "Larry Webster"
Bill speaks with Larry Webster, columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader, concentrates his wit and wisdom on eastern Kentucky and his observations as a Pikeville lawyer and writer. A 2011 KET production. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

1:30

KET
Pre-GED Connection
#123 "Fractions" [TV-G]
What fractions represent, how to judge the relative sizes of different fractions, calculating with them, and solving everyday fraction problems.
KET2
Daniel Tiger's NeighborhoodHigh Definition
#121 "You Are Special/Daniel Is Special" [TV-Y]
The children are putting on a show at school today, each doing something that makes them special. Dad reminds Daniel of the things that make him special, like his whimsical imagination! [High-Definition]
KETKY
BywordsKY
#101 "Dr. William Hambley"
The mayor of Pikeville talks about a cut-through to enhance transportation to and around the city. A 1980 KET production.
 

2:00

KET
Super Why!High Definition
#115 "The Frog Prince" [TV-Y]
Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out the story of the Frog Prince, where they meet another princess who can't see eye-to-eye with a friend. [High-Definition]
KET2
Garden SmartHigh Definition
#2913 [TV-G]
A visiting expert provides a unique look at how native people utilized everything nature provided. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Third Lives in the First WorldKY
Explores the challenges and surprises encountered by recent immigrants to the Louisville area and their impressions of their new home, focusing on several Somalian refugees who narrowly escaped death in their homeland. Produced by Joshua Shapero of Louisville with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

2:30

KET
Dinosaur TrainHigh Definition
#204 "Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers" [TV-Y]
Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when she meets Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from India. Mom takes Tiny to the Big Pond to see the buttercups in bloom. [High-Definition]
KET2
P. Allen Smith's Garden HomeHigh Definition
#1213 "Seasonal Change" [TV-G]
Allen shows us ways to change out the seasonal decor in our homes from fall to winter, force bulbs indoors, recycle Christmas Trees, and attract birds to your yard in the winter. [High-Definition]
 

3:00

KET
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!High Definition
#130 "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom" [TV-Y]
Gary the Garibaldi fish helps Nick and Sally pick a special present for Fish's birthday. The kids meet Treetop Tom in the So Sunny Savannah. [High-Definition]
KET2
Math Basics
#106 "Many Kinds of Numbers"
Introduction to common fractions, decimal fractions, and negative numbers.
KETKY
Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in KentuckyKYWatch Online!
[TV-PG]
Based on interviews collected for the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project, this documentary explores Kentucky's civil rights history and presents the personal experiences of men and women who recall life in a segregated society and the struggle to bring about social justice. Produced by Arthur Rouse and Joan Brannon for the Kentucky Oral History Commission/Kentucky Historical Society. Betsy Brinson, executive producer. Watch Online
 

3:30

KET
Curious GeorgeHigh Definition
#130 "Unbalanced/Curious George vs. Winter" [TV-Y]
A performance by the Amazing Balancing Zucchinis convinces George that there's nothing he wants more in life than to be an acrobat. Later, with winter closing in, he wonders how he'll survive without all the fun summertime activities he loves. [High-Definition]
KET2
Crossroads CaféClosed Captioned
#111 "No Vacancy" [TV-PG]
Rosa runs into an unexpected roadblock when she tries to move to a new apartment, and Henry tries his hand at journalism. Instructional topics: asking for clarification; identifying and fighting discrimination.
 

4:00

KET
ArthurHigh Definition
#1403 "Nicked by a Name/The Play's the Thing" [TV-Y]
There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other - it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever? The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old-fashioned fun! [High-Definition]
KET2
Tennessee Wild SideHigh Definition
#2509
Join 4-H members for a fun day of outdoor education, celebrate a rite of passage for young hunters, fish a bass tournament on Kentucky Lake, learn tips on fishing in cold water, and meet a woman dedicated to preserving nature. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Fixing Kentucky's SmileKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
Host Renee Shaw and experts from around the state discuss surprising advances in oral health care, promising community-based programs including one Lexington business that offers free screenings to employees, and policy recommendations that are giving Kentuckians a reason to smile. A 2010 KET production. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

4:30

KET
WordGirlHigh Definition
#409 "The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift/Hal The Haggler" [TV-Y7]
The Energy Monster convinces Eileen to free and feed him so he can ruin the Summer Winter Carnival. While doing chores to save money for a new unicorn figurine, WordGirl must stop Granny May from stealing Cleopatra's bed out of the museum. [High-Definition]
KET2
The Desert SpeaksClosed Captioned
#1413 "Royal Road to the Final Outpost" [TV-G]
Stops along the final third of the historic Camino Real de Tierra Adentro include Hildago del Parral and its monument to Mexican revolutionary hero Pancho Villa; Santa Barbara; El Paso del Norte, where the route crosses the border into the U.S.; Chamizal National Memorial, a tribute to the importance of the Rio Grande in Mexican and U.S. history; Doña Ana, one of the first permanent settlements north of the river; and Jornada del Muerto (Dead Man's Journey), a dry, flat stretch that left ancient travelers disconnected from any source of water for nine days.
 

5:00

KET
Wild KrattsHigh Definition
#201 "Bad Hair Day" [TV-Y]
Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get back to his pride. [High-Definition]
KET2
Kentucky AfieldKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2930 "Spring Fishing Call-In" [TV-G]
A KET/Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources co-presentation hosted by Tim Farmer. [High-Definition] Watch Online
KETKY
Roundabout UKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#536
[High-Definition] Watch Online
 

5:30

KET
The Electric CompanyHigh Definition
#205 "The Great Compromise" [TV-Y]
The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky LifeClosed CaptionedKYWatch Online!
#1315 "Black Mountain Wildflowers/Trixie Foundation" [TV-G]
The highest point in Kentucky, Black Mountain is home to 28 species of plants, some of them found nowhere else. The Trixie Foundation has been rescuing and sheltering Appalachia's unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats for more than 15 years. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett. Watch Online
 

6:00

KET
BBC World News AmericaHigh Definition
#17120 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Fetch! With Ruff RuffmanHigh Definition
#403 "The Ruffmeal Needs More Roughage" [TV-Y]
In order to be a huge success, all Ruff's new "Ruff Meal" needs is a good jingle and about 50 pounds less packaging. He deploys Talia, Isaac, and Liza to work with a chef to come up with a healthier, more sustainable lunch. He then sends Bethany to meet with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops to master "Stars and Stripes Forever" for his jingle. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky TonightKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2019 "Federal Budget"
A discussion about the federal budget. Scheduled guests: Richard Nelson, executive director of the Commonwealth Policy Center and a Trigg County magistrate; Tihisha Rawlins, associate state director of grassroots initiatives for AARP Kentucky; John Garen, economics professor at the University of Kentucky; and Malcolm Robinson, economics professor and chair at Thomas More College. [High-Definition] Watch Online