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Examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists.

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Closed Captioned Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice #2801 [TV-PG]
This film celebrates the art and life of famed American magician, prestidigitator, actor, and magic historian Ricky Jay.

  • KET Friday, January 23 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Saturday, January 24 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Monday, January 26 at 3:00 am EST

August Wilson: The Ground On Which I Stand #2705 [TV-PG]
This program captures the legacy of the man some call America's Shakespeare. Film and theater luminaries such as James Earl Jones, Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad, and others share their stories of bringing August Wilson's rich theatrical voice to the stage.

  • KET Friday, February 20 at 9:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Saturday, February 21 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Monday, February 23 at 3:30 am EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, February 25 at 8:00 pm EST

Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love #2605 [TV-PG]
Archives and interviews highlight the storied career of Marvin Hamlisch, the go-to composer for film and Broadway producers and one of the most honored. Hamlisch composed hit after hit including "The Way We Were," "Nobody Does It Better," and scores for The Sting, Sophie's Choice, and the Broadway juggernaut A Chorus Line.

  • KET Sunday, February 22 at 2:30 am EST
  • KET Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 30 at 9:00 pm EST

Judy Garland: By Myself #1704 [TV-PG]
Recordings made by Judy Garland as she prepared to write her autobiography-a book that was never published-reveal how the singer and actress saw herself and her career. Extensive material from A Star Is Born, including never-before-seen rehearsal footage, rare outtakes, and alternate takes of Garland's numerous performances, provides further insight.

  • KET2 Saturday, March 21 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET Sunday, March 22 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 23 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 24 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, March 25 at 8:00 pm EST

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself #2702 [TV-PG]
The remarkable life of famed participatory journalist George Plimpton: writer, editor, amateur sportsman, actor, and friend to many.

  • KET Sunday, March 22 at 2:30 am EST
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