Upcoming Kentucky Programs
on KET and KET2

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Wednesday, April 16
11:30 PM On KET1
Up Front with Jonathan Bastian
#105
Is the American empire destined to decline like the Roman empire? Jonathan speaks with Vanity Fair editor, Cullen Murphy, to discuss the issue. Murphy presented at the 2013 IdeaFestival in Louisville.
Thursday, April 17
12:30 AM On KET1
Kentucky Muse
#603 Dale Daniel Leys: Drawing Life
This profile of artist Dale Daniel Leys explores his inspiration from nature and science, his work as a professor at Murray State University, and the diverse works he has created over a career spanning more than 40 years.
7:30 AM On KET2
Connections with Renee Shaw
#926 Aaron Thompson
Aaron Thompson, executive vice president and chief academic officer of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, discusses the state budget for higher education and the impact on student tuition.
2:15 PM On KET1
Old Music for New Ears
#104 Sparky and Rhonda Rucker
Features "The Gospel Train," one of the many code-word songs that were used in the Underground Railroad, as well as "Oh Susannah" and "Freight Train."
7:30 PM On KET2
Louisville Life
#817 ART x FM; George & Kiley Parker; Lora Tucker - Girl Scouts Kentuckiana; Old Bridge Inn
General Manager Sharon Scott describes the atmosphere at ART x FM, a community run, non-profit radio station that debuted at the 2012 Idea Festival; meet documentarians George & Kiley Parker and hear about their latest productions; Lora Tucker, CEO of Girl Scouts Kentuckiana, talks about the organization; and a visit to Old Bridge Inn, a bed and breakfast in Jeffersonville, Indiana, are featured.
11:30 PM On KET1
Kentucky Health
#902 Chronic Pain Management
Dr. James Patrick Murphy discusses social and medical issues in chronic pain management.
Friday, April 18
12:30 AM On KET1
Louisville Life
#817 ART x FM; George & Kiley Parker; Lora Tucker - Girl Scouts Kentuckiana; Old Bridge Inn
General Manager Sharon Scott describes the atmosphere at ART x FM, a community run, non-profit radio station that debuted at the 2012 Idea Festival; meet documentarians George & Kiley Parker and hear about their latest productions; Lora Tucker, CEO of Girl Scouts Kentuckiana, talks about the organization; and a visit to Old Bridge Inn, a bed and breakfast in Jeffersonville, Indiana, are featured.
5:15 AM On KET1
Old Music for New Ears
#104 Sparky and Rhonda Rucker
Features "The Gospel Train," one of the many code-word songs that were used in the Underground Railroad, as well as "Oh Susannah" and "Freight Train."
5:30 AM On KET1
Roundabout U
#634
The NCAA Collegiate Rifle Championships, the new Racer Softball Field, Dr. Dan Wann on sports fans, the Paducah Chamber of Commerce monthly breakfast with KET's Bill Goodman, and new MSU President Dr. Robert Davies are featured.
7:30 AM On KET2
Kentucky Health
#902 Chronic Pain Management
Dr. James Patrick Murphy discusses social and medical issues in chronic pain management.
5:00 PM On KET2
Connections with Renee Shaw
#927
5:30 PM On KET2
Louisville Life
#817 ART x FM; George & Kiley Parker; Lora Tucker - Girl Scouts Kentuckiana; Old Bridge Inn
General Manager Sharon Scott describes the atmosphere at ART x FM, a community run, non-profit radio station that debuted at the 2012 Idea Festival; meet documentarians George & Kiley Parker and hear about their latest productions; Lora Tucker, CEO of Girl Scouts Kentuckiana, talks about the organization; and a visit to Old Bridge Inn, a bed and breakfast in Jeffersonville, Indiana, are featured.
7:00 PM On KET2
Up Front with Jonathan Bastian
#105
Is the American empire destined to decline like the Roman empire? Jonathan speaks with Vanity Fair editor, Cullen Murphy, to discuss the issue. Murphy presented at the 2013 IdeaFestival in Louisville.
8:00 PM On KET1
Comment on Kentucky
#4025 April 18, 2014
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the day with interim host Bill Bryant, WKYT in Lexington. A KET production.
Saturday, April 19
Midnight On KET1
WoodSongs
#1306 Joe Louis Walker & Aoife O'Donovan
Blue guitarist Joe Louis Walker plays songs from his album, Hellfire. Folk singer/songwriter Aoife O'Donovan performs songs from her new CD, Fossils.
7:30 AM On KET2
Comment on Kentucky
#4025 April 18, 2014
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the day with interim host Bill Bryant, WKYT in Lexington. A KET production.
4:30 PM On KET2
Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen
#202
5:00 PM On KET2
Bluegrass and Backroads
#809
A visit to American Printing House for the Blind to celebrate 150 years of service; the Life Adventure Center provides participants with lifelong lessons in respect, responsibility, communication, and teamwork; meet wood turner Richard Adams; and a visit to McGlone Farm in Greenup, Ky.
7:30 PM On KET1
Louisville Life
#818 Louisville MEGA Cavern; Morris' Deli; David Henry; Moth StorySLAM
Louisville MEGA Cavern is home to the world's only fully underground zip line and ropes challenge courses and is steeped in history, geology, mining, recycling, and green building technology; Morris' Deli, formerly known as Karem Deeb's, is a blast from the past; writer David Henry talks about his latest work, Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him; and the true stories of the Moth StorySLAM, part of NPR's Moth Radio Hour, are featured.
8:00 PM On KET1
Kentucky Life
#1917 Dawson Springs; Miguel's Pizza - Today's Special; Red River Gorge Trail Crew; GRIT Homesteaders
Kentucky Life celebrates Earth Day. Visit Dawson Springs, a designated Trail Town, and a popular destination for visitors in search of Kentucky Adventure Tourism; Today's Special comes from Miguel's Pizza in the Red River Gorge area of Powell County; meet the Red River Gorge Trail Crew, hard-working volunteers dedicated to maintaining the extensive trail system of the Gorge; and GRIT magazine named Adair County couple Randy and Jennifer Luethje runners-up in its inaugural Homesteaders of the Year Awards.
8:30 PM On KET1
Kentucky Afield
#3028
A KET/Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources co-presentation hosted by Tim Farmer.
Sunday, April 20
Midnight On KET2
Jubilee
#1301 The Grascals
In just one year, the Grascals went from the International Bluegrass Music Association's Emerging Artist of the Year award to its top honor: Entertainer of the Year. They perform their innovative mingling of bluegrass and country music at the 2007 River of Music Party in Owensboro. A KET production.
6:30 AM On KET2
bookclub@ket
#304 Affrilachia
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Affrilachia, a collection of poems by Frank X Walker. A 2001 KET production.
10:00 AM On KET1
Kentucky Collectibles
#207 Benjamin Mills Rifle and Privy Digging
Learn about the history and value of a Benjamin Mills rifle and host Dave Shuffett goes privy digging in search of treasures.
Noon On KET2
Louisville Life
#818 Louisville MEGA Cavern; Morris' Deli; David Henry; Moth StorySLAM
Louisville MEGA Cavern is home to the world's only fully underground zip line and ropes challenge courses and is steeped in history, geology, mining, recycling, and green building technology; Morris' Deli, formerly known as Karem Deeb's, is a blast from the past; writer David Henry talks about his latest work, Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him; and the true stories of the Moth StorySLAM, part of NPR's Moth Radio Hour, are featured.
12:30 PM On KET1
Comment on Kentucky
#4025 April 18, 2014
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the day with interim host Bill Bryant, WKYT in Lexington. A KET production.
1:00 PM On KET1
One to One with Bill Goodman
#913 Dr. Otto Kaak
Bill talks with Dr. Otto Kaak, a Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Social Work at the University of Kentucky.
1:30 PM On KET1
Connections with Renee Shaw
#927
4:00 PM On KET1
Kentucky Life
#1917 Dawson Springs; Miguel's Pizza - Today's Special; Red River Gorge Trail Crew; GRIT Homesteaders
Kentucky Life celebrates Earth Day. Visit Dawson Springs, a designated Trail Town, and a popular destination for visitors in search of Kentucky Adventure Tourism; Today's Special comes from Miguel's Pizza in the Red River Gorge area of Powell County; meet the Red River Gorge Trail Crew, hard-working volunteers dedicated to maintaining the extensive trail system of the Gorge; and GRIT magazine named Adair County couple Randy and Jennifer Luethje runners-up in its inaugural Homesteaders of the Year Awards.
4:30 PM On KET1
Kentucky Afield
#3028
A KET/Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources co-presentation hosted by Tim Farmer.
Monday, April 21
12:30 AM On KET1
One to One with Bill Goodman
#913 Dr. Otto Kaak
Bill talks with Dr. Otto Kaak, a Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Social Work at the University of Kentucky.
7:30 AM On KET2
Louisville Life
#818 Louisville MEGA Cavern; Morris' Deli; David Henry; Moth StorySLAM
Louisville MEGA Cavern is home to the world's only fully underground zip line and ropes challenge courses and is steeped in history, geology, mining, recycling, and green building technology; Morris' Deli, formerly known as Karem Deeb's, is a blast from the past; writer David Henry talks about his latest work, Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him; and the true stories of the Moth StorySLAM, part of NPR's Moth Radio Hour, are featured.
7:30 PM On KET2
Kentucky Health
#903 Community Health Issues
The directors of Kentucky's three largest public health departments shed insight on the Affordable Care Act and looming public health issues. Guests: Dr. Rice Leach, commissioner of health, Lexington-Fayette County Health Department; Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, director, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness; and Dr. Lynne Saddler, district director of health, Northern Kentucky Health Department.
8:00 PM On KET1
Kentucky Tonight
#2119 U.S. Senate Republican Primary
Tuesday, April 22
7:30 AM On KET2
Kentucky Life
#1917 Dawson Springs; Miguel's Pizza - Today's Special; Red River Gorge Trail Crew; GRIT Homesteaders
Kentucky Life celebrates Earth Day. Visit Dawson Springs, a designated Trail Town, and a popular destination for visitors in search of Kentucky Adventure Tourism; Today's Special comes from Miguel's Pizza in the Red River Gorge area of Powell County; meet the Red River Gorge Trail Crew, hard-working volunteers dedicated to maintaining the extensive trail system of the Gorge; and GRIT magazine named Adair County couple Randy and Jennifer Luethje runners-up in its inaugural Homesteaders of the Year Awards.
5:30 PM On KET2
Kentucky Afield
#3028
A KET/Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources co-presentation hosted by Tim Farmer.
7:30 PM On KET2
One to One with Bill Goodman
#913 Dr. Otto Kaak
Bill talks with Dr. Otto Kaak, a Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Social Work at the University of Kentucky.
8:00 PM On KET1
Jubilee
#1301 The Grascals
In just one year, the Grascals went from the International Bluegrass Music Association's Emerging Artist of the Year award to its top honor: Entertainer of the Year. They perform their innovative mingling of bluegrass and country music at the 2007 River of Music Party in Owensboro. A KET production.
11:30 PM On KET1
Kentucky Life
#1917 Dawson Springs; Miguel's Pizza - Today's Special; Red River Gorge Trail Crew; GRIT Homesteaders
Kentucky Life celebrates Earth Day. Visit Dawson Springs, a designated Trail Town, and a popular destination for visitors in search of Kentucky Adventure Tourism; Today's Special comes from Miguel's Pizza in the Red River Gorge area of Powell County; meet the Red River Gorge Trail Crew, hard-working volunteers dedicated to maintaining the extensive trail system of the Gorge; and GRIT magazine named Adair County couple Randy and Jennifer Luethje runners-up in its inaugural Homesteaders of the Year Awards.
Wednesday, April 23
Midnight On KET1
Bluegrass and Backroads
#809
A visit to American Printing House for the Blind to celebrate 150 years of service; the Life Adventure Center provides participants with lifelong lessons in respect, responsibility, communication, and teamwork; meet wood turner Richard Adams; and a visit to McGlone Farm in Greenup, Ky.
12:30 AM On KET1
Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen
#202
2:00 AM On KET1
Kentucky Tonight
#2119 U.S. Senate Republican Primary
7:30 AM On KET2
One to One with Bill Goodman
#913 Dr. Otto Kaak
Bill talks with Dr. Otto Kaak, a Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Social Work at the University of Kentucky.