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KET’s TeleFund 2017 features Celtic Woman, Doc Martin special and more

KET’s TeleFund 2017 packs in the stars, with specials featuring the Highwaymen, Roy Orbison, Celtic Woman, Doc Martin, Carol Burnett and more, as well as the must-see season finale of Victoria. TeleFund 2017 airs March 4-19, offering an opportunity for viewers to support KET’s mission to provide quality, trusted programs that bring learning to life.

KET’s Kentucky Life spotlights Louisville Zoo, Kentucky postcards and Owensboro artist Rhonda McEnroe

KET’s next Kentucky Life spotlights conservation efforts at the Louisville Zoo, showcases an extensive collection of Kentucky postcards and profiles Owensboro artist Rhonda McEnroe.

KET will air live 2017 State of the Commonwealth Address

Governor Matt Bevin will deliver his State of the Commonwealth Address before a joint session of the House and Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 7/6 pm on KET and at KET.org/live. The speech will also be archived at KET.org/legislature.

KET addresses opioid epidemic with Journey to Recovery documentary and opioid forum

In an effort to address the opioid epidemic and provide information about treatment options available in Kentucky, KET presents Journey to Recovery, a new documentary that explores personal stories of triumph over addiction using various recovery programs. The program is narrated by Grammy-nominated recording artist and Kentucky native Sturgill Simpson. Immediately following, KET’s Inside Opioid Addiction Forum, hosted by Renee Shaw, brings together policy makers, treatment providers and law enforcement officials to discuss ways to battle the opioid crisis.

KET’s annual Severe Weather: Staying Safe call-in helps Kentuckians prepare for dangerous weather

Spring can be a dangerous season for the Bluegrass State, with higher potential for tornadoes, severe storms, lightning and flooding. To educate viewers about proper “weather-ready” preparation and planning, KET presents Severe Weather: Staying Safe, a live call-in program featuring a panel of severe weather experts. During the one-hour program, viewers can submit questions and concerns about severe weather by calling 1-800-944-4664.