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Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming A Place in the Country #201 [TV-G]
Profiles of several small towns document the diversity of rural America, the complexity and depth of the challenges facing it, and the hard and effective work that rural community developers are doing to meet the challenges and provide opportunities. An Appalshop production hosted by Ray Suarez.

  • KETKY Sunday, November 30 at noon EST
  • KETKY Sunday, January 18 at noon EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, January 20 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 22 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, January 24 at 3:00 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming The Ralph Stanley Story #202 [TV-G]
Explores Stanley's musical roots in the Clinch Mountains of Virginia, the early days of the Stanley Brothers, and Ralph's decision to continue on after the untimely death of brother Carter. Interviews with Stanley, former band members, and fellow musicians such as Patty Loveless and Dwight Yoakam are intercut with performance excerpts, including several with Larry Sparks and Ricky Skaggs at Skaggs' annual Hills of Home Bluegrass Festival.

  • KETKY Tuesday, December 2 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, January 25 at noon EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, January 27 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 29 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, January 31 at 3:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Life Stories #101 [TV-G]
The lives of two African-American women in eastern Kentucky: Mabel Parker Hardison Smith taught school for more than 35 years in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky. Evelyn Williams, coal miner's daughter and wife, domestic worker and mother of nine, battled to save her land from destruction by a large oil and gas firm.

  • KETKY Thursday, December 4 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, December 6 at 3:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming American Originals—Minnie Black's Gourd Band #102 [TV-G]
"Minnie Black's Gourd Band," a 90-year-old woman made art from the gourds she grew and performed in a senior citizens' band. "Catfish: Man of the Woods," a fifth generation herb doctor, living near Glenwood, WV.

  • KETKY Sunday, December 7 at noon EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, December 9 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, December 11 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, December 13 at 3:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 1 at 11:00 am EST

Kentucky Programming Economy #104 [TV-G]
"Fast Food Women" is a film about women who are part of the nation's working poor. "Blue Grass/Black Market" shows the underground economy of marijuana cultivation.

  • KETKY Sunday, December 14 at noon EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, December 18 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, December 20 at 3:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Down-Home Artists #105 [TV-G]
"Homemade Tales: Songs and Sayings of Florida Slone" celebrates a unique woman. "Morgan Sexton: Bull Creek Banjo Player" has been awarded a National Heritage Fellowship for his voice and banjo.

  • KETKY Sunday, December 21 at noon EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, December 23 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, December 25 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, December 27 at 3:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Commitment #106 [TV-G]
"Hands On: A Year in an Eastern Kentucky Classroom" is a warm, funny look at education reform. "Belinda," is the portrait of an AIDS activist.

  • KETKY Sunday, December 28 at noon EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, December 30 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 1 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, January 3 at 3:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Old-Time Country Music #107 [TV-G]
"Sunny Side of Life" tells the story of the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, VA.

  • KETKY Sunday, January 4 at noon EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, January 6 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 8 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, January 10 at 3:00 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Labor #108 [TV-G]
"Justice in the Coalfields" is a behind-the-scenes look at the communities affected by the 1989 Pittston coal strike in southwest Virginia.

  • KETKY Sunday, January 11 at noon EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, January 13 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 15 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Saturday, January 17 at 3:00 pm EST
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