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Saturday 5/18/2013

5:00 pm EDT

Antiques RoadshowHigh Definition
#1624 "Vintage Houston" [TV-G]
A 19th-century Chinese jade scepter, originally appraised for $1,500 to $2,500, spikes to $50,000 to $80,000, while a 1912 Titanic menu decreases in price. [High-Definition]
MotorWeekHigh Definition
#3237 "Volkswagen Beetle Convertible" [TV-G]
Road tests of the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible and the 2013 Mazda MX-5. [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


Bluegrass and BackroadsKYHigh Definition
Meet Mark Eubanks who makes and plays dulcimers; visit Vent Haven Museum, a haven for ventriloquist's dummies; a look at the unique animals at Kentucky Down Under; and meet the winner of the American Farm Bureau Nation Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award. [High-Definition]


The Lawrence Welk ShowClosed Captioned
#1338 "Salute to Cole Porter"
The irresistibly joyful song "Wunderbar" opens this sparkling tribute to the music of Cole Porter. Bobby and Cissy swirl to "The Continental," Henry Cuesta highlights "Begin The Beguine" with his clarinet artistry, and Guy & Ralna harmonize on "True Love."
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]
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.


Louisville LifeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#719 "Louisville ECHO/Louisville Equestrian Center/Anthony Smith/Joe Ley Antiques"
Louisville ECHO (Engaging Children Outdoors) is an environmental education program for 4th graders sponsored by the Louisville Metro Parks Department; the Louisville Equestrian Center, the vision of horsewoman Betsy Webb, provides equestrian instruction and training; an interview with Anthony Smith, director for Safe Neighborhoods; and for almost 50 years, Joe Ley has been providing antiques on Market Street. [High-Definition] Watch Online
Classic GospelHigh Definition
#804 "New Orleans Homecoming" [TV-G]
The New Orleans funeral favorite "When the Saints Go Marching In" is performed and former Imperials member Sherman Andrus provides a show-stopping "Precious Lord, Take My Hand." [High-Definition]
WoodSongsClosed CaptionedKY
#1202 "The Wailers and Junior Toots: A Celebration of Reggae Music & Jamaica" [TV-G]
Legendary reggae masters The Wailers perform material from the forthcoming album followed by Junior Toots with songs from his album, A Little Bit of Love.


The Red Green ShowClosed Captioned
#117 "The Movie Project" [TV-G]
A group of bandy-legged vegetarian filmmakers invade Possum Lodge to shoot a documentary on the environmental fallout of manly behavior.


Kentucky LifeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#1819 "Barrel Racing/Our Town - Rogues' Harbor/Jesse James Ties/Dave Does It - Hooten Old Town Regulators"
Teenage sisters Kendall and Kenzie Gentry, barrel-racing champions from Henderson, give us an up-close look at this rodeo sport; in Logan County, Rogues' Harbor is Our Town; the story of outlaw Jesse James and his ties to Kentucky; and in Dave Does It, Dave joins the Hooten Old Town Regulators of McKee in a Single Action Shooting Competition. [High-Definition] Watch Online
History DetectivesHigh Definition
#602 "Red Hand Flag/Seth Eastman Painting/ Isleton Tong" [TV-G]
A flag that may have been carried into battle by one of the few African-American infantry regiments in World War I, a painting that may be the work of Seth Eastman, and a two-story building that may once have housed a Chinese tong (secret society). [High-Definition]
The Kentucky TheatreKYWatch Online!
An affectionate look at the history of Lexington's downtown movie house, the Kentucky Theatre, by filmmakers Eren McGinnis and Ari Palos (Beyond the Border). From its opening in 1922 to the present, the Kentucky has been a vital part of downtown Lexington. Its story is warmly told by historians, patrons, manager Fred Mills, and others. Supported in part by the KET Fund for Independent Production. Watch Online


Kentucky AfieldKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2933 [TV-G]
A KET/Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources co-presentation hosted by Tim Farmer. [High-Definition] Watch Online
Rovers, Wrestlers, and Stars: The Quonset AuditoriumKYHigh Definition
Chronicles the life of Quonset Auditorium in Bowling Green, Kentucky, which served local legends and national stars in the post-WW II entertainment boom. Through oral histories, the film provides a glimpse into the lives of diverse entertainers, ranging from country, R&B and gospel musicians to professional wrestlers whose paths intersected during a time when segregation was being challenged. [High-Definition]


Movie ClassicsClosed Captioned
#1047 "Rain Man" [TV-PG]
A wheeler-dealer meets his brother, an institutionalized autistic-savant and heir to $3 million. Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, and Valeria Golino star. (1988)
Last of the Summer WineClosed Captioned
#1054 "The Wollen Mills of Your Mind" [TV-PG]
In a bid to impress Nora Batty, Compo starts training for the Yorkshire Marathon under Foggy's tuition, but it doesn't quite go as planned.
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.


Kentucky LifeClosed CaptionedKYWatch Online!
#1222 "Dr. Clark's Kentucky Treasures" [TV-G]
A special expanded edition tours 11 places designated by the late historian Dr. Thomas Clark as sites every Kentuckian should visit: the Abbey of Gethsemani, Augusta, the Cane Ridge Meeting House, Cumberland Gap, the Falls of the Ohio, the Fitchburg Iron Furnace, Land Between the Lakes, Lilley Cornett Woods, Mammoth Cave, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, and the Speed Art Museum. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett. Watch Online


Keeping Up AppearancesClosed Captioned
Early retirement leaves Richard with no place to hide from Hyacinth.


Are You Being Served?Closed Captioned
#111 "Hoorah for the Holidays"
The store is being closed for renovations, and the staff must try to choose a hotel for a group holiday.


As Time Goes By
Back from California and suffering from jet lag, Lionel takes to bed, but Jean must see to a problem at the office.