Video Archive: Season 1
The debut of Connections with Renee Shaw features an interview with Stedman Graham, businessman and author of Build Your Own Life Brand and other books. Phillip Wilkins, author of The Wealthy Entrepreneur, is also interviewed.
Premiered: Friday night, September 23, 2005 at 12:00/11:00 pm CT on KET
Connections goes on location to Murray State University as the school prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the enrollment of the first African-American student there.
Premiered: Sunday, October 16, 2005 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET2
Connections features Georgia Davis Powers, the first African-American and the first woman elected to the Kentucky State Senate.
Premiered: Saturday, November 26, 2005 at 3:30/2:30 am CT on KET
Renee sits down with Everett McCorvey, director of the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre.
Premiered: Sunday, December 18, 2005 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET2
This program features interviews with people close to boxing great Muhammad Ali as they celebrate the opening of the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville.
Premiered: Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET
Renee talks with internationally renowned artist Willie Cole during his visit to Lexington for the African American Forum Ball.
Premiered: Saturday, February 4, 2006 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET
Renee and a panel of guests discuss motivating and preparing minority students to attend and succeed in college.
Premiered: Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
Nicholasville collector Ron Spriggs shows memorabilia from his traveling exhibit about the Tuskegee Airmen.
Premiered: Sunday, April 16, 2006 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET2
Renee and her guests discuss racial and gender disparities in HIV/AIDS infection rates in Kentucky.
Premiered: Sunday, April 20, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
Renee and guests discuss family, community, organizational and faith-based responses to HIV/AIDS.
Premiered: Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
A special hour-long edition with highlights from previous episodes focusing on racial and gender disparities in HIV/AIDS infection rates as well as community, organizational, and faith-based responses to the epidemic.
Premiered: Thursday, June 1, 2006 at 2:00/1:00 am CT on KET
Renee speaks with nationally known HIV/AIDS activist and writer J.L. King.
Premiered: Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
Renee talks about issues facing the African-American community nationally with Don Tharpe, president and CEO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Premiered: Sunday, July 16, 2006 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET2
Renee speaks with Mahjabeen Rafiuddin, associate executive director of Kentucky Conference for Community and Justice, about the Everytown Kentucky project.
Premiered: Sunday, August 20, 2006 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET2
Renee moderates a town hall forum at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville about a case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court that will decide whether a voluntary desegregation plan used by the Jefferson County Public Schools is constitutional.
Premiered: Wednesday, October 4, 2006 at 10:00/9:00 pm CT on KET