On-Air Pledge Drives:
A Great Time To Support KET!

WinterPledge 2013, Nov. 29-Dec. 8

Your financial support during our WinterPledge 2013 fund drive allows KET to continue offering rich and diverse educational resources and programming—as well as award-winning PBS children's programming.

"We invite everyone who values KET to join with us during this WinterPledge to help ensure that we’ll continue to have the funds to purchase, produce and provide the quality programs and services we all enjoy and expect,” said Shae Hopkins, KET executive director and CEO.

Viewers who make a donation may request, as a thank-you gift, tickets to concerts that several WinterPledge artists have scheduled in Kentucky. Ticketed Events

Call 1-800-866-0366 to make a donation or donate online.


WinterPledge Program Highlights:

Return to Downton Abbey, hosted by Susan Sarandon, features moments from the first three seasons of the award-winning Masterpiece series and tantalizing previews of season four, which premieres Jan. 5, 2014. • premieres Sunday, Dec. 1 at 9/8 pm on KET

Enjoy behind-the-scenes footage from the upcoming season of Doc Martin in Doc Martin: Revealed. The new season begins in February 2014. premieres Thursday, Dec. 5 at 9/8 pm on KET

A special edition of KET's newest series, Kentucky Collectibles, features experts assessing the value and history of artwork, antique furniture, pottery, and more. Tickets for next year’s appraisal fair will be offered during these broadcasts. premieres Saturday, Nov. 30 at 5/4 pm on KET


WinterPledge Musical Performances:

The melodies of Burt Bacharach have touched music lovers all over the world. On the new Burt Bacharach’s Best, Dionne Warwick, Tom Jones and more perform Bacharach songs in clips from the 1960s and '70s, including "I Say a Little Prayer," "What's New Pussycat?" and "Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on my Head." premieres Saturday, Nov. 30 at 9:30/8:30 pm on KET

Celtic Woman returns to KET’s WinterPledge with a new holiday program, Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas. Vocalists Lisa Lambe, Susan McFadden, Meav Ni Mhaolchatha and violinist Mairead Nesbitt perform timeless holiday favorites with their signature Celtic twist under the musical direction of David Downe. premieres Saturday, Nov. 30 at 8/7 pm on KET

Barbra Streisand makes a historic homecoming at the new Barclays Center arena on Great Performances’ "Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn." The program marks the superstar's first Brooklyn concert since her childhood years. Friday, Nov. 29 at 9/8 pm on KET


WinterPledge Ticketed Events:

Viewers who make a donation may request, as a thank-you gift, tickets to concerts that several WinterPledge artists have scheduled in Kentucky. Ticketed events include:

  • Celtic Woman—Home for Christmas, 7 pm Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, RiverPark Center, Owensboro
  • Sid the Science Kid Live!, 7:30 pm Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts, Richmond
  • The Tenors, 7 pm Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, Kentucky Center Whitney Hall, Louisville
  • Celtic Woman, 7:30 pm Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts, Richmond
  • Joe Bonamassa, 8 pm Friday, April 25, 2014, Rupp Arena, Lexington
  • Kentucky Collectibles appraisal fair: Summer 2014