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Friday 5/17/2013

6:00 pm EDT

BBC World News AmericaHigh Definition
#17137 [TV-RE]
Fetch! With Ruff RuffmanHigh Definition
#412 "Ruff Bounces Back" [TV-Y]
Ruff sends Talia and Isaac to determine which dog breed is the most intelligent. Sterling and Brian learn about wheelchair basketball. [High-Definition]
The Story of McConnell SpringsKY
Explores the complex geological and hydrological nature of McConnell Springs, the spot where Lexington was founded. In June 1775, a party of explorers was camped there when they learned of the first victory by Americans in the Revolution. They promptly named their camp in honor of Lexington, MA. Today, McConnell Springs is a city park that offers passive recreation amid natural beauty. A production of Michael Breeding MEDIA.


Nightly Business ReportHigh Definition
#32118 [TV-RE]
CyberchaseHigh Definition
#123 "Fortress of Attitude" [TV-Y]
In an attempt to force cybersites to surrender to him, Hacker starts broadcasting his loud and obnoxious voice from a massive statue of himself. The kids and Digit head for the Northern Frontier to try to silence the statue, using their skills at measuring length to make their way up through its booby-trapped interior and find the mouth controls. [High-Definition]
Kentucky Highway 31WKY
Documents the 200-year history of the road that, long before the interstates, was the connecting link between Louisville and Nashville.


PBS NewsHourHigh Definition
#10630 [TV-RE]
Kentucky CollectiblesKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#101 "Babe Ruth Baseball/Harpers Ferry Pistol/Snuff Bottles"
Expert appraisers examine treasures including an autographed Babe Ruth baseball, a Harpers Ferry pistol, and an amazing snuff bottle collection. [High-Definition] Watch Online
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."


Consuelo Mack WealthTrackClosed Captioned
#947 "Great Investors: Robert Kleinschmidt" [TV-RE]


Comment on KentuckyKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#3929 "May 17, 2013"
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the day with host Ferrell Wellman. Guests: Kenny Colston, Frankfort bureau chief, Kentucky Public Radio; Bill Estep, Somerset bureau reporter, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Don Wilkins, editorial page editor, Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer. A KET production. [High-Definition] Watch Online
Doc MartinHigh Definition
#303 "The Apple Doesn't Fall" [TV-PG]
Portwenn has a new police officer following the departure of PC Mark Mylow after his doomed marriage. His replacement is PC Joseph Penhale, who appears to have an odd affliction which causes him to fall asleep suddenly at strange times. The doctor discovers that he has narcolepsy brought on by a kick to the head from a horse suffered two years earlier. Village plumber Bert Large is having a midlife crisis. His son Al has left the village on his travels round the world and Bert feels left out in the cold. Doc Martin offers no help. [High-Definition]
Time on the RiverKYWatch Online!
Kentucky author Gurney Norman hosts a historical look at the important role the Kentucky River played in the settlement of the state. A 1987 KET production. Watch Online


The McLaughlin GroupClosed Captioned
#3121 [TV-RE]


Washington WeekHigh Definition
#5246 [TV-RE]
Movie ClassicsHigh Definition
#1025 "Hoosiers" [TV-PG]
A college basketball coach leaves the Navy in 1951 and becomes coach of an underdog Indiana high-school team. Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, and Dennis Hopper star. [High-Definition]
Shakertown: Into a More Perfect OrderClosed CaptionedKY
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.


Need To KnowHigh Definition
#320 [TV-RE]


Great Performances at the MetHigh Definition
#706 "Rigoletto" [TV-PG]
Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi's towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke, Zeljko Lucic is his tragic sidekick, Rigoletto, and Diana Damrau is Rigoletto's daughter, Gilda. [High-Definition]
Appalshop @ 40: Classics from the CollectionKY
#102 "Big Lever" [TV-G]
In 1978 Richard Nixon chose Letcher County, Ky., for his first public appearance since resigning the presidency. Priceless footage of his visit introduces this incisive and sometimes hilarious look at the engines that drive American politics. The film explores the machinations of party politics in this rural and staunchly Republican county.


Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#19105 [TV-RE]
JubileeClosed CaptionedKY
#1310 "Foghorn Stringband" [TV-G]
Foghorn Stringband's sound hearkens back to the 1950s, when young musicians adapted old-time bluegrass and other traditional music of rural America to the modern age. A KET production recorded at the 2007 River of Music Party in Owensboro.


WoodSongsClosed CaptionedKY
#909 "Unusual instruments show with Peter Hedlund, Mauve Gilchrist, Andy Cohen & Dick Boak" [TV-G]
Sweden's Peter Hedlund plays the modern chromatic nyckelharpa, Maeve Gilchrist is a master of the Celtic harp, Andy Cohen plays the piano-like Dolceola, and Dick Boak performs on the traditional autoharp.
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2905 [TV-RE]
Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky FilmmakersKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#120 "Films by Josh Flowers and Kip McGinnis"
Josh Flowers, a filmmaker from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, produced Bubbly. Two extremely negative people are invited to a birthday party, which they both reluctantly agree to attend. Once at the party, annoyed by everyone else's "bubbly" behavior, they find that they are meant for each other. Also featured is a biographical film produced by Kip McGinnis, highlighting artist Bettye Brookfield from Kentucky's Saint Catherine College. [High-Definition] Watch Online