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Thursday 5/9/2013

Noon EDT

KET
WordWorldHigh Definition
#209 "The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion" [TV-Y]
It's Duck's turn at show and tell at school, and he wants to bring the thing he loves the best: his nest! But when the nest breaks apart into letters, will Duck be able to retrieve them all in time? Because they have a similar sounding name, Duck mistakes Truck for a long-lost relative! Frog is a bit ruffled at the epidemic of silliness going around, but ends up saving the day for Duck and his word 'family'. [High-Definition]
KET2
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#19098 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky HealthClosed CaptionedKYWatch Online!
#820 "Cancer"
A discussion about cancer and the American Cancer Society. Watch Online
 

12:30 pm

KET
Clifford the Big Red DogHigh Definition
#203 "Nothing To Fur But Fur Itself/Jetta's Project" [TV-Y]
After being scared by a ghost movie, T-Bone resolves not to let fear get the best of him—but that's easier said than done. Jetta takes unfair advantage of her friendship with Charley and Emily to win a model-building contest. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Connections with Renee ShawKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#829 "Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson"
Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson is the first African American and first woman to hold the position of commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Public Health. Among the topics she discusses are the healthiest and least healthiest counties in Kentucky and her activism for a statewide smoking ban. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

1:00

KET
GED ConnectionClosed Captioned
#113 "Fiction" [TV-G]
Explores elements of fiction in short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Flannery O'Connor, and James Baldwin and the contemporary novel Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat, who reads an excerpt from the book.
KET2
CaillouHigh Definition
#514 "Caillou Helps Out" [TV-Y]
Grandma shows Caillou her composter. Caillou and Daddy make a visit to a tree farm to buy a new tree. When Miss Martin asks the class to think up ways to save water, Caillou takes it to heart. [High-Definition]
KETKY
One to One with Bill GoodmanKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#637 "Will Nash"
Bill sits down with Will Nash, executive director of Teach for America in Appalachia. They discuss the organization's recruiting efforts of 90 new teachers for positions in Knox, Martin, and Floyd Counties in eastern Kentucky. A 2011 KET production. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

1:30

KET
Pre-GED Connection
#126 "Data Analysis" [TV-G]
Defines mean, median, and mode and shows how to organize data on charts and graphs and analyze statistical trends.
KET2
Daniel Tiger's NeighborhoodHigh Definition
#102 "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor" [TV-Y]
Daniel is nervous about visiting school for the first time until he learns that asking questions is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor before he goes for his checkup. [High-Definition]
KETKY
BywordsKY
#108 "Dr. Donald Zacharias"
Dr. Don Zacharias, newly appointed president of Western Kentucky University, discusses educational developments at the university. A 1980 KET production.
 

2:00

KET
News QuizHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2830 "May 9, 2013" [TV-G]
[High-Definition] Watch Online
KET2
It's Sew EasyHigh Definition
#301 "Dress It Up" [TV-G]
Techniques for working with silk dupioni to create an elegant party look are showcased. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Head of the HollerKY
#101 "Silas House"
National best-selling novelist Silas House talks about growing up in eastern Kentucky, the changes he's seen, the inspiration for his novels, and his passion for preserving Appalachia's hills and hollows. House is the National Endowment for the Humanities chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College where he teaches Appalachian literature. A Berea College production.
 

2:15

KET
Kentucky's Natural HeritageKY
#105 "Swan Lake"
At 300 acres, Swan Lake in Ballard County is the largest natural lake in Kentucky. It is part of a twelve-lake confederation known as Cummins Tract Lakes.
 

2:30

KET
Dinosaur TrainHigh Definition
#122 "Have You Heard About the Herd?/Jess Hesperornis" [TV-Y]
Tiny and Buddy are psyched to go to the Cretaceous Picnic Grounds where they meet Ernie Einiosaurus, who shows them how he lives in a large herd! The Pteranodons venture to the Big Pond to find out if dinosaurs can live in the water. Their quandaries are quenched when they meet Jess Hesperornis, who turns out to be not only a water dwelling dino, but a bird as well! [High-Definition]
KET2
Scrapbook SoupHigh Definition
#103 [TV-G]
A romantic page layout using paper flowers and painting techniques, how to make zentangle earrings, foam block printing, and how to create celebration banners. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Living by WordsKY
Kentucky writers Bobbie Ann Mason, Wendell Berry, Ed McClanahan, Gurney Norman, and James Baker Hall read from their works and talk about their long-time friendships, their creative writing teachers at the University of Kentucky, and their relationships with Kentucky. The joint reading featured in the program was recorded at UK's Singletary Center for the Arts on October 18, 2001. A 2002 KET production.
 

2:30

KETKY
Living by WordsKY
Kentucky writers Bobbie Ann Mason, Wendell Berry, Ed McClanahan, Gurney Norman, and James Baker Hall read from their works and talk about their long-time friendships, their creative writing teachers at the University of Kentucky, and their relationships with Kentucky. The joint reading featured in the program was recorded at UK's Singletary Center for the Arts on October 18, 2001. A 2002 KET production.
 

3:00

KET
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!High Definition
#215 "Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones" [TV-Y]
Nick and Sally launch a rocket into the sky and find it in Audrey the Astronaut's space station. The kids visit Dr. Giggles to learn about bones. [High-Definition]
KET2
Math Basics
#109 "Dimensions"
Basic concepts in geometry, including length, width, and area; using maps and grids; expressing locations in three dimensions.
 

3:30

KET
Curious GeorgeHigh Definition
#311 "Gnocchi the Critic/George Cleans Up" [TV-Y]
Chef Pisghetti is crushed when Gnocchi stops eating his dishes. George gets a monkey-sized vacuum. [High-Definition]
KET2
Crossroads CaféClosed Captioned
#114 "Life Goes On" [TV-PG]
The café employees try to cope while Brashov is in the hospital. Vocabulary: describing things; cultural information: the hospital environment.
 

4:00

KET
ArthurHigh Definition
#1609 "Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out" [TV-Y]
When Fern gets writers block with a deadline approaching, she "borrows" stories from Ladonna. When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian. [High-Definition]
KET2
Martin Clunes: Horse PowerHigh Definition
#102 "The Servant and the Symbol" [TV-PG]
Martin journeys to Britain, Italy, Las Vegas, Arizona, and South Dakota to learn about horses. His final journey is to one of the remotest parts of Central Asia to meet some of the world's greatest horse people. Martin experiences life amongst the nomadic Kazakh tribes people, virtually unchanged since they first harnessed the power of the horse 6,000 years ago. Nowhere on earth is there a culture still so utterly reliant on the horse. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas MertonClosed CaptionedKY
[TV-PG]
The remarkable life and lasting impact of Thomas Merton, one of the spiritual masters of the 20th century. Shot mainly at Merton's Kentucky home, the Abbey of Gethsemani, the program examines Merton's life in Kentucky, the transformations he experienced, and how his influence as a writer and social critic has continued since his death in 1968. Produced by Morgan Atkinson with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

4:30

KET
WordGirlHigh Definition
#504 "Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony" [TV-Y7]
The Learnerer uses Amazing Rope Guy to learn how to be an efficient criminal. When Violet gives Becky a brooch made of mysterious gemstones, Becky/WordGirl begins to feel woozy. [High-Definition]
 

5:00

KET
Wild KrattsHigh Definition
#136 "A Bat in the Brownies" [TV-Y]
The entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. [High-Definition]
KET2
The AviatorsHigh Definition
#113 [TV-G]
Cross-border flying, the Boreal forest, flying a Cessna around the world, and a float plane fly-in. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky CollectiblesKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#104 "Hall of Famers Signed Baseball/Watch Fob/Italian Revival Lamp"
Expert appraisers examine treasures including a baseball signed by several Hall of Famers, a watch fob known as "The Rock," and an Italian Revival Lamp worth a lot more than the purchase price of $25. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

5:30

KET
The Electric CompanyHigh Definition
#122 "Madame President" [TV-Y]
Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics? [High-Definition]
KET2
Wild Photo AdventuresHigh Definition
#206 "Alaska's Fire & Ice" [TV-G]
Doug Gardner photographs some of Alaska's most remote territories from a 1938 Stinson bush plane. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky LifeClosed CaptionedKYWatch Online!
#1321 "Berea College/Cooking Camp" [TV-G]
The history of Berea College and a summer camp at Bowling Green Technical and Community College that teaches kids about cooking, cleaning, and nutrition. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett. Watch Online
 

6:00

KET
BBC World News AmericaHigh Definition
#17129 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Fetch! With Ruff RuffmanHigh Definition
#406 "Finding Eight-Legged Tights Isn't Easy" [TV-Y]
It turns out that Ruff has two phobias: spiders and ballet! Ruff sends Sterling and Bethany (someone else who shares his fear of spiders) out to meet an arachnologist to work in a spider lab, and gives Brian another daunting assignment - to become a ballet dancer! [High-Definition]
KETKY
One to One with Bill GoodmanKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#815 "Craig Whitney"
Author Craig Whitney discusses his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal's Case for the Second Amendment. Whitney, who retired from the New York Times after a 45-year career as an editor and foreign correspondent, writes about America's love of guns and the Second Amendment. [High-Definition] Watch Online