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Thursday 5/16/2013

Midnight EDT

KET
Workplace Essential SkillsClosed CaptionedWatch Online!
#118 "Following Directions" [TV-G]
The role and importance of following directions on the job. Watch Online
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2903 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
The AppalachiansClosed CaptionedKY
#102 [TV-G]
After the Civil War, railroads are built, forests are cut, and outside owners buy up the land. A conflict between two timbering families, the Hatfields and the McCoys, becomes a legendary "blood feud." The United Mine Workers' union organizing attempts are resisted by the owners, often with violence, and resentments explode in a series of devastating strikes known as the "great coal wars."
 

12:30 am Thursday, May 16

KET
Great Decisions in Foreign PolicyHigh Definition
#405 "Red Line: Iran, Israel and the Bomb" [TV-G]
A look at why a nuclear armed Iran is considered so dangerous to U.S. and Israeli interests. [High-Definition]
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2902 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
 

1:00

KET
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#19103 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
NatureHigh Definition
#3013 "Great Zebra Exodus" [TV-PG]
Over 20,000 zebras begin an ancient journey across the Kalahari's Makgadikgadi Pans in Africa each year. This spectacular migration reveals the trials, triumphs, and the fascinating social bonds that hold zebra families together. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Shakertown: Into a More Perfect OrderClosed CaptionedKY
[TV-G]
Explores the beliefs, struggles, and successes of the people who once lived in Kentucky's two Shaker villages at Pleasant Hill and South Union. Produced by Michael Breeding MEDIA with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

2:00

KET
Social and Emotional Development of Infants and ToddlersClosed Captioned
#102 "Communication and Learning"
Illustrates the ways in which children acquire the capablilities supporting communication and learning.
KET2
NovaHigh Definition
#4002 "Decoding Neanderthals" [TV-PG]
Geneticists explore what happened when the first humans encountered Neanderthals 60,000 years ago. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky Highway 31WKY
Documents the 200-year history of the road that, long before the interstates, was the connecting link between Louisville and Nashville.
 

2:30

KET
Social and Emotional Development of Infants and ToddlersClosed Captioned
#103 "Making Friends ..."
Addresses the challenges young children face as they learn how to form friendships and relate to others.
KETKY
Harriet Van Meter: A Life ExtraordinaryClosed CaptionedKY
From her basement in Lexington, Harriet Van Meter started the International Book Project to collect and distribute books to war-torn and impoverished regions around the world, hoping to help bring some measure of peace, understanding, and stability to these areas. To date, the IBP has distributed more than five million books, and Van Meter was a finalist for the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize. Produced by Arthur Rouse and Kiley Lane with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

3:00

KET
Paris the Luminous Years: Towards the Making of the ModernHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
Tells the story of Paris from an unprecedented point of view, not as the familiar, glamorous backdrop for the revolutions that exploded there, but as active protagonist, catalyst and midwife to modernity. The film spotlights now-famous key figures in the art world's first international avant-garde, including Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Igor Stravinsky, Ernest Hemingway, Serge Diaghilev, Jean Cocteau, Gertrude Stein, Aaron Copland, and many more. [High-Definition]
KET2
Secrets of the DeadHigh Definition
#1204 "Cavemen Cold Case" [TV-PG]
A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in a remote region of northern Spain leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And, could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? [High-Definition]
KETKY
Uncommon Vision: The Life and Times of John Howard GriffinHigh Definition
[TV-G]
John Howard Griffin is best known as the white man who in 1959 disguised himself as a black man and then traveled anonymously through the heart of Dixie. From his experiences he wrote Black Like Me. This film focuses on Griffin's social activism and examines how a spiritual commitment led him from a segregated childhood in Fort Worth to fighting with the French Underground, sustained him during ten years of blindness incurred by war injuries, and inspired him during a prolific creative life as a writer/photographer. A Morgan Atkinson production. [High-Definition]
 

4:00

KET2
Annie Oakley: American ExperienceHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
The story of a five-foot-tall sharpshooter who pulled herself out of the depths of poverty to become known the world over as a symbol of the Wild West. [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.
 

5:00

KET
Sit and Be FitHigh Definition
#1306 "Release Tension Through Exercise" [TV-G]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Constitution USA with Peter SagalHigh Definition
#102 "It's A Free Country" [TV-PG]
Peter Sagal explores the history of the Bill of Rights and addresses several stories involving freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and right to privacy. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Great ConversationsHigh Definition
#203 "Richard Ellis and Jeff Corwin" [TV-G]
Richard Ellis, one of America's leading marine conservationists, recognized as the foremost painter of marine natural history subjects in the world, and author of On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear, is interviewed by Jeff Corwin, host of Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin's Experience and Corwin's Quest, conservationist, and author of 100 Heartbeats: The Race to Save Earth's Most Endangered Species. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville. [High-Definition]
 

5:30

KET
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde TechniqueHigh Definition
#921 "Pain Relief: Spine Strength & Flexibility (All Standing)" [TV-G]
[High-Definition]
 

6:00

KET
Wai Lana YogaClosed Captioned
#601 "Lengthen and Strengthen" [TV-G]
KET2
Clifford the Big Red DogHigh Definition
#208 "Embarrassing Moments/Lucky Charm" [TV-Y]
When Vaz rips his pants during a soccer game, everyone tries to make him feel better by telling him about their own embarrassing moments—except Jetta, who insists that these sorts of things never happen to her. Emily Elizabeth loses her lucky stone and, with it, her self-confidence. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Headwaters: Real Stories from Rural AmericaKY
#102 "American Originals—Minnie Black's Gourd Band" [TV-G]
"Minnie Black's Gourd Band," a 90-year-old woman made art from the gourds she grew and performed in a senior citizens' band. "Catfish: Man of the Woods," a fifth generation herb doctor, living near Glenwood, WV.