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Explore the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers. See rare footage from the Disney vaults and scenes from some of his greatest films as well as interviews with animators, artists and biographers.

TV Schedule

Part One #2708 [TV-PG]
Explore the complex life and enduring legacy of the iconic filmmaker from his early days creating Mickey Mouse through the making of Snow White, the first full-length animated film.

  • KET Monday, September 14 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, September 15 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 20 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 20 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET Monday, September 28 at 3:00 am EDT

Part Two #2709 [TV-PG]
In the conclusion, Walt Disney's enduring legacy is explored with the production of the films Cinderella and Mary Poppins and his dream project, Disneyland.

  • KET Tuesday, September 15 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, September 16 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, September 21 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 27 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET Tuesday, September 29 at 3:00 am EDT
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KET's broadcast of Walt Disney: American Experience is made possible in part by:

  • Kentucky Historical Society
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