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Web site: http://www.ket.org/kentuckylife/

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Host Dave Shuffett and his faithful canine sidekicks present stories capturing the flavor, history, and heritage of Kentucky. They explore natural beauty and historic sites, sample the creativity of the Commonwealth's hundreds of artists and musicians, and discover the unique contributions of interesting people all over the state.

TV Schedule

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! #519
Byron Crawford hosts a special two-hour edition featuring people and places along the state's eastern and northern borders. Topics include the restored pioneer community near Cumberland Gap known as the Hensley Settlement, Louisville's Fourth Street, the historical statues along Covington's riverfront, an annual Native American powwow in Christian County, the Paramount Theater in Ashland, the Museum of the American Quilter's Society in Paducah, the Maplewood Cemetery in Mayfield, television host Nick Clooney, a young rodeo champion, author Robert Rennick, thumb-picking guitarists, and canoeists exploring caves around Mammoth Cave. A 1999 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, February 26 at 3:00 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Vent Haven Ventriloquism Museum/Trooper Island #1215 [TV-G]
The Vent Haven Ventriloquism Museum in Fort Mitchell, which hosts an annual international convention for more than 400 ventriloquists, and Trooper Island, a camp on Dale Hollow Lake developed by the Kentucky State Police for Kentucky young people. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, February 26 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 26 at 5:43 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Our Town-Bellevue; Chandler's-Today's Special; Susan & George Miller; St. Claire Medical Center; Sister Jeanne Francis Cleves #2011
The scenic river town of Bellevue, in Campbell County, is Our Town; Today's Special comes from Chandler's in Maysville; at their Lincoln County home, Susan and George Miller grow produce to sell at farmers' market and local restaurants; in Morehead, St. Claire Regional Medical Center provides care to more than a half-million patients each year; and St. Clare Regional's Sister Jeanne Francis Cleves is honored for her lifetime of dedicated nursing.

  • KETKY Friday, February 27 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, February 28 at 8:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Paul Rusch/Toyota #1216 [TV-G]
A Japanese-themed edition commemorating Toyota's 20th anniversary in Kentucky includes tours of the auto plant and Georgetown's Yuko-en (friendship garden) as well as a profile of Episcopal missionary Paul Rusch. The Louisville cleric, who went to Japan in 1925, is credited with introducing the county fair, American football, and the John Deere tractor to the mountainous region where he served. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, February 27 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Kentucky Life on the Road | Along Highway 68 #610 [TV-G]
A special expanded edition features the history, culture, and people found along Highway 68. Driving from Maysville in the northeast to Paducah in the northwest, host Dave Shuffett stops at the Blue Licks and Perryville battlefields, the Shaker village at Pleasant Hill, a neon-lit drive-in restaurant in Paris, a farm where country hams are made, Bowling Green sites connected with native son and cooking entrepreneur Duncan Hines, and more. A 2000 KET production.

  • KETKY Saturday, February 28 at 12:59 pm EST
  • KETKY Friday, May 1 at 2:58 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Boone's Bones/Taylor Co. Marker/Somerset's Fountain Square/Coal Country Beeworks #1906
The gravesite of Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone is the number one tourist attraction in Frankfort, but is he actually buried there; a Taylor County historic marker describes the origins of Campbellsville University; Amy Hess tours the Pulaski County city of Somerset and visits its newly renovated Fountain Square; and in Perry County, Coal Country Beeworks is committed to re-establishing bees and beekeeping in the region.

  • KETKY Sunday, March 1 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Sunday, March 1 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, March 6 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, March 7 at 8:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Wayne Ferguson/Marilynn Pfanstiel/State Nature Preserves Commission #1217 [TV-G]
When well-respected ceramics artist Wayne Ferguson suffered damage to his vision in a car accident, fellow artists raised money to help with the medical bills. Marilyn Pfanstiel, who overcame medical obstacles herself to become a noted author and artist, collects and shares stories of inspiring women. And the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission marks 30 years of protecting Kentucky's wild places. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, March 2 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Old Friends Racehorse Retirement/Tapestry Artist/Heartland Dulcimer Club #1218 [TV-G]
Midway's Old Friends Racehorse Retirement, which provides a home to former multi-million-dollar racing stallions who were sold to breeding operations overseas; tapestry artist Joanna Sosnicki; and the music of the Heartland Dulcimer Club in Elizabethtown. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 3 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Wildwood Inn/Mary Breeden/Big Blue Engineering Project #1219 [TV-G]
The Wildwood Inn in Florence, which caters to families with whimsically themed rooms; calligrapher Mary Breeden; and a research project at the University of Kentucky that has engineering students working with NASA to design and test specialized wings for Mars exploration. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, March 4 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Pine Mountain Settlement School/Artcroft/Lexington Farmers' Market #1221 [TV-G]
Executive Director Nancy Adams and former students discuss the mission of the Pine Mountain Settlement School, a one-of-a-kind center for environmental and Appalachian cultural education. Host Dave Shuffett visits Artcroft, a residential artist's retreat in Carlisle, and the Lexington Farmers' Market. A 2006 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, March 5 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Farm House Inn/Beaver Dam Café/Ballard Wildlife Management Area #1301 [TV-G]
Host Dave Shuffett visits the Farm House Inn, a McCreary County bed-and-breakfast with hiking trails, waterfalls, rock formations, and other natural wonders right on the property; the Beaver Dam Café in Ohio County; and the Ballard Wildlife Management Area, a stopover spot for eagles and huge flocks of migrating waterfowl. A 2007 KET production.

  • KETKY Friday, March 6 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentucky Life on the Road | Along Highway 62 #909 [TV-G]
In a special expanded edition, host Dave Shuffett tours Kentucky by driving from Maysville to Wickliffe on U.S. 62. Stops along the way include visits to Georgetown, Versailles, Bardstown, Elizabethtown, Central City, Princeton, and Paducah. A 2003 KET production.

  • KETKY Sunday, March 8 at 3:00 am EST
  • KETKY Monday, March 9 at 2:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, March 10 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Friday, March 13 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, March 14 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Pennyroyal Scuba Blue Springs Resort; Daviess Co. Marker; Ken Swinson Art; Festival of the Bluegrass #1907
Pennyroyal Scuba Blue Springs Resort in Hopkinsville is one of the most popular scuba diving destinations in the region; a Daviess County historical marker tells how politician George Graham Vest gained international fame thanks to a dog; self-taught artist Ken Swinson's paintings and prints feature Kentucky's landscapes and whimsical farm animals; and Dave enjoys a day at The Festival of the Bluegrass, a 40 year musical tradition in Lexington.

  • KETKY Sunday, March 8 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Sunday, March 8 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 10 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 11 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, March 13 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, March 14 at 8:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dean Hill/Sally Brown Nature Preserve/Guy Kemper #1302 [TV-G]
Photographer Dean Hill of Morgan County, who left Kentucky to join the Peace Corps, toured Asia, spent time in Alaska, and eventually returned to his roots; a visit to the Sally Brown Nature Preserve with Jim Aldrich, director of the Kentucky chapter of the Nature Conservancy; and renowned Kentucky stained glass artist Guy Kemper from Woodford County and his international art. A KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, March 9 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Science Hill Female Academy/Julie May/Apple Patch #1303 [TV-G]
Former students' memories of the Science Hill Female Academy in Shelby County, which closed in 1939 after 114 years of operation; Shelbyville artist Julie May's intricate works based on natural forms, created with the unusual process known as vitreography; and Apple Patch in Oldham County, a residential community founded by parents where their adult children with mental retardation can live and work in a safe and loving environment. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 10 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dragonflies/Drum Makers/Phili-Billy Singer #1304 [TV-G]
A look at Kentucky's large population of dragonflies and damselflies, drum makers Chad and Carrie Schott of Calloway County, and a teenager from Campbellsville who sings a unique version of bluegrass reflecting her Filipino heritage. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, March 11 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill/Koenig Farm Yarns/Underground Railroad Museum #1305 [TV-G]
Host Dave Shuffett tours Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and learns that there is much more to the Shakers than chairs and lemon pie. The Koenig Farm in Springfield turns out amazingly soft mohair yarns in rich colors. And the National Underground Railroad Museum in Maysville chronicles the lives of fugitive slaves seeking freedom. A 2007 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, March 12 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Nature Conservancy/General Butler State Resort Park/Ed Diddle #1306 [TV-G]
The Nature Conservancy's Conservation Buyer program, which preserves unique natural areas through partnerships with local landowners; a whirlwind tour of General Butler State Resort Park; and legendary Western Kentucky University basketball coach "Uncle Ed" Diddle, known for both great coaching and a unique approach to the English language. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, March 13 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Drystone Revival; Carter Co. Marker; Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum; Our Town - Barbourville; Jane's Saddlebag #1908
The revival of building Drystone walls with master stone mason Cecil Aguilar; a historical marker in Carter County points out the home of former Kentucky Gov. William Jason Fields; the vintage motorcycles at the Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum in Hartford; Barbourville in Knox County is Our Town; and Jane's Saddlebag, a family-friendly tourist destination in Boone County are featured.

  • KETKY Sunday, March 15 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Sunday, March 15 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 16 at 7:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 17 at 7:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 17 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, March 20 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, March 21 at 8:30 am EST
  • KET Saturday, March 21 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KET Sunday, March 22 at 4:00 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lincoln Wedding #1307 [TV-G]
At the Lincoln Homestead Park in Springfield, a reenactment of the wedding of Abraham Lincoln's parents kicks off the three-year Lincoln Bicentennial celebration sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, March 16 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Antique Cars/Retriever Training/Dwight Yoakam #1308 [TV-G]
An exhibition of classic and antique cars in Elizabethtown; "retriever school" for Charlie at Lodi Kennels in Paducah; and an interview with singer-songwriter and Eastern Kentucky native Dwight Yoakam and his mother, Ruth. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 17 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Muth's Candy/Stephen Holt/Basketmaking Workshop #1309 [TV-G]
The handmade goodies of Muth's Candy in downtown Louisville, plus stories from the generations of family members who have kept it operating; landscape poet and teacher Stephen Holt; and an annual basketmaking workshop put on by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service that draws artisans from all over the U.S. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, March 18 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lavender Hills/Art Behind Bars/Romance with the Landscape #1310 [TV-G]
A Bracken County family who started growing lavender to diversify their crops, art created by inmates at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in LaGrange, and the "Romance with the Landscape" exhibition of 19th-century French landscape paintings at the University of Kentucky Art Museum. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, March 19 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Jim Beam Distillery/Promotional Wood Products/Kentucky Sassafras #1311 [TV-G]
Host Dave Shuffett talks to Jerry Dalton, master distiller at Jim Beam, about the process of making bourbon; visits the family-owned Promotional Wood Products, which specializes in making advertising aids for distilleries; and introduces Kentucky Sassafras, a bluegrass band made up of teenagers—two of whom are the sons of PWP's founders. A 2007 KET production.

  • KETKY Friday, March 20 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Eighth of August #1909
Experience the history and excitement of the Eighth of August weekend. Every year, African-Americans in parts of Western Kentucky and central Tennessee gather to celebrate Emancipation, a homecoming tradition begun in 1868.

  • KETKY Sunday, March 22 at 6:00 am EST
  • KETKY Sunday, March 22 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 23 at 7:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 24 at 7:30 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 25 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, March 27 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Redwood/Erika Strecker and Tony Higdon/Troy Jones #1312 [TV-G]
Acclaimed woodcarver Troy Jones, whose pieces reflect nature and wildlife; Redwood, where children and adults with multiple or severe disabilities achieve greater independence; and husband-and-wife sculptors Erika Strecker and Tony Higdon of Lexington, who create art primarily from metal. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, March 23 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Quilt Barns/Riding for Hope #1313 [TV-G]
Classic quilt designs painted on barns throughout Eastern Kentucky and the equine-based therapy of Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, where horses, medical personnel, and volunteers work to help people with disabilities achieve self-esteem, confidence, coordination, and a sense of achievement. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 24 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dry Fork Gorge/Kittawa Sprangs/Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen #1314 [TV-G]
A Metcalfe County man participates in the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund to ensure that Dry Fork Gorge will stay protected. Dan Smith, a pastor in Hawesville, markets the tangy sauce he created to benefit Methodist children's homes. And the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen promotes traditional art forms around the state. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, March 25 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Black Mountain Wildflowers/Trixie Foundation #1315 [TV-G]
The highest point in Kentucky, Black Mountain is home to 28 species of plants, some of them found nowhere else. The Trixie Foundation has been rescuing and sheltering Appalachia's unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats for more than 15 years. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, March 26 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Purple People Bridge/Thai Fruit Carver/Russ Faxon #1316 [TV-G]
The Purple People Bridge in Northern Kentucky gives climbers a taste of adventure as well as great views of the area. Maki Takahashi carries on the traditions of Royal Thai fruit carving to create pieces of edible art. And Tennessee sculptor Russ Faxon captures his unique way of looking at the world in bronze. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, March 27 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Eastern Kentucky PRIDE #2012
Kentucky Life explores the work of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE (Personal Responsibility In a Desirable Environment), an initiative started in 1997 by Congressman Hal Rogers and the late General James Bickford. Their vision was to encourage citizens to take responsibility for protecting the environment and provide the education and resources they need to do so. Dave Shuffett meets some of the partners that make the organization a success and gets hands-on and knee-deep along the way.

  • KET Saturday, March 28 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, March 29 at 6:00 am EST
  • KET Sunday, March 29 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, March 29 at 5:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 30 at 7:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 31 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, April 1 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, April 3 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, April 4 at 8:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Clement Mineral Museum/Murphy's Pond/Celtic Harpist #1317 [TV-G]
Host Dave Shuffett canoes Murphy's Pond in Hickman County; tours the Clement Mineral Museum in Marion, which houses the largest and finest flourite collection in the world; and introduces 15-year-old Celtic harpist Deanna Tomlinson. A 2007 KET production.

  • KETKY Monday, March 30 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! John Snell/American Chestnut/Will Geoghegan #1318 [TV-G]
Scientists from the American Chestnut Foundation study a giant old chestnut in Adair County to learn how it survived the Asian blight that wiped out most members of its species. Teenage ballet star Will Geoghegan performs with the Kentucky Ballet Theatre and in national competitions, and Lexington photographer John Snell seeks out scenery and wildlife at the Red River Gorge. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 31 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Shape-Note Singing/Butterflies #1319 [TV-G]
Shape-note or Sacred Harp singing, a uniquely American tradition, brings communities together to sing four-part a cappella hymns and anthems. A look at some butterfly species of Kentucky includes the rare swamp metalmark, Baltimore checkerspot, Olympia marble, and Edwards hairstreak. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, April 1 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Appalshop Filmmaker/Science Camp/Lighthouse Restaurant #1320 [TV-G]
Director Mimi Pickering has been making documentaries at Appalshop, an arts organization in Whitesburg, since the early 1970s. The Regional Resource Center at the Bowling Green Community College of Western Kentucky University uses the popularity of the CSI shows to teach science to middle school kids, and the Lighthouse Restaurant in Sulphur Well serves up down-home comfort food. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, April 2 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Berea College/Cooking Camp #1321 [TV-G]
The history of Berea College and a summer camp at Bowling Green Technical and Community College that teaches kids about cooking, cleaning, and nutrition. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, April 3 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Downtown Paducah; Today's Special - Peak Bros. Bar-B-Que; Aaron Kizer; Warren Co. Marker; The Historic Railpark and Trail Museum #2013
Visit downtown Paducah, one of Kentucky's most creative communities; sample Today's Special from Peak Bros. Bar-B-Que in Union Co.; Owensboro artist Aaron Kizer paints portraits of pop culture figures; a Warren Co. marker honors the 'father of ragtime'; and see the exhibits and restored railcars at The Historic Railpark and Train Museum in Bowling Green.

  • KET Saturday, April 4 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, April 5 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, April 5 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, April 5 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, April 6 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, April 7 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, April 7 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, April 8 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, April 10 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, April 11 at 8:30 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Telefund Special #424 [TV-G]
Byron Crawford hosts an expanded edition featuring highlights from the series: country singer/songwriter Tom T. Hall; the Nia Dance Troupe, an African-American dance company in Paducah; Louisville photographer John Nation; Terri Ramsey, Miss Wheelchair USA; and the Blessing of the Hounds at the Iroquois Hunt Club. A 1998 KET production.

  • KETKY Monday, April 6 at 1:58 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Purple House Press/Carr Creek Reunion/Tod Browning #1322 [TV-G]
Purple House Press in Cynthiana, which "rescues" out-of-print children's books; a reunion of the Carr Creek team that won the 1956 boys' state basketball championship; and the life of Louisville native Tod Browning, a pioneer of the horror movie genre who produced and directed the original Dracula starring Bela Lugosi and the cult classic Freaks. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, April 6 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Floyd Collins/John Hockensmith #1324 [TV-G]
Host Dave Shuffett and author Roger Brucker retrace the path of Floyd Collins, who was trapped in an Edmonson County cave for two weeks in 1925 while people around the country followed the rescue efforts via newspapers and radio. Photographer John Stephen Hockensmith recalls his journey with Gypsies to a horse-trading fair, which resulted in his book Gypsy Horses and the Travelers' Way. A 2007 KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, April 7 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Rough River/Laverne Zabielski/Dovie's Restaurant #1325 [TV-G]
Dave visits Rough River state resort park and gets a tour from the park manager; silk artist and author Laverne Zabielski; Dovie's Restaurant in Tompkinsville has one-of-a-kind deep-fried hamburgers that have been made the same way since 1940; and more Paw Pals. A 2007 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, April 8 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Cox Hardware/Ken Roberts/Henry's Ark #1401 [TV-G]
The family-run Cox Hardware store in Rockcastle County, which celebrated 100 years in business in 2007; metal artist Ken Roberts; and Henry's Ark, an eclectic petting zoo/farm in Oldham County where the animals roam free. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, April 9 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Luci Center/Model Airplanes/Papermaker/Kentucky Ridge State Forest #1402 [TV-G]
The Luci Center, a therapeutic riding center that uses horses to help people with disabilities; model plane enthusiasts; artist Virginia Petty, who makes her own paper out of various types of pulp; and scenery from Kentucky Ridge State Forest. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, April 10 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Kentucky Mainstreet; Our Town-Booneville; Conrad-Caldwell House Museum; Historical Marker; Maysville's Gateway Museum Center #2014
The Kentucky Mainstreet Program revitalizes downtowns across the Commonwealth; Booneville in Owsley Co. is Our Town; tour the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum in the historic neighborhood of Old Louisville; and visit Maysville's Gateway Museum Center.

  • KET Saturday, April 11 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, April 12 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, April 12 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, April 12 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, April 13 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, April 14 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, April 15 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, April 17 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, April 18 at 8:30 am EDT

Kentucky Programming Kentucky's Last Great Places: A Kentucky Life Special #1010 [TV-G]
A rare opportunity to journey to some of the few remaining places that look much as they did when the first European settlers began arriving in Kentucky. Inspired by the book Kentucky's Last Great Places, written and photographed by Thomas Barnes, host Dave Shuffett explores hidden areas in every corner of the Commonwealth. A 2004 KET production.

  • KETKY Sunday, April 12 at 3:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, April 14 at 10:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, April 16 at 3:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, April 17 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, April 18 at noon EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, April 23 at 10:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Sorghum Farm/Angela Bartley/Greenhouse Poetry #1403 [TV-G]
A Menifee County family whose passion for making sorghum has spanned generations; multi-talented performer Angela Bartley, a bugler for the Kentucky Derby Museum who is also an aviation and Latin dance instructor and a Chautauqua performer; and slam poetry in Bowling Green. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, April 13 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Skeeter Davis/Segregation-Era Basketball/Battle of Perryville #1404 [TV-G]
Skeeter Davis, a native of Dry Ridge who became one of country music's greatest singers by the mid-1950s; the great segregation-era basketball teams of Louisville Central and Lexington Dunbar; and scenes from a reenactment of the Civil War Battle of Perryville. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, April 14 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Simple Pleasures, Hidden Treasures #809 [TV-G]
In a two-hour special, host Dave Shuffett finds all kinds of uniquely Kentucky delights, including an Appalachian chef, a rodeo team, a jeweler inspired by nature, and some long-timers—a couple still keeping house after 72 years of marriage and a family that has been farming the same land for 150 years. He visits a coal camp, a country music store, the Corvette Museum, the Kirchoff Bakery, the Mother of God Catholic Church, and the Louisville Zoo and goes to beloved landmarks like Cumberland Falls, the Land Between the Lakes, and the Red River Gorge, as well as lesser-known jewels such as the Goddard Covered Bridge and the Parkette Drive-In. A 2002 KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, April 14 at 10:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Redbud Quilt Festival/Dog Talker/Early Women's Basketball #1405 [TV-G]
The annual Redbud Quilt Festival at Union College, which draws professional and amateur quilters from across the country; Green County dog trainer Bill Matney at work; and a look at the early days of women's basketball in Kentucky. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, April 15 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Jesse Stuart Foundation/Judy Geagley Bears/FIRST Lego League #1406 [TV-G]
The Jesse Stuart Foundation, a small nonprofit book publisher in Ashland, continues the legacy of the acclaimed author, educator, and conservationist. Judy Geagley of Tollesboro designs and crafts teddy bears that are sold at high-end department stores in New York, Chicago, and Beverly Hills. And at Western Kentucky University, students and their hand-built robots compete in the Kentucky FIRST Lego League Competition. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, April 16 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Yew Dell Gardens/Tom Pfannerstill/Frankfort Habilitation #1407 [TV-G]
The restored Yew Dell Gardens, the former private estate of renowned nurseryman Theodore Klein, now an arboretum and plant research center; artist Tom Pfannerstill, who gets his inspiration from trash; and Frankfort Habilitation, which provides work experience and job training for people with developmental disabilities. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, April 17 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Biodiversity/Recycling Adventure/Smokey Valley Truck Stop/Brigadoon State Nature Preserve #1515 [TV-G]
An introduction to biodiversity in Kentucky; a Dave Does It recycling adventure suited to this Earth Day Show; a taste of Today's Special at the Smokey Valley Truck Stop in Olive Hill, Ky.; and Brigadoon State Nature Preserve. A 2010 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Sunday, April 19 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, April 19 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, April 19 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, April 20 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, April 21 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, April 22 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, April 24 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, April 25 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentucky Life on the Road | Along Highway 60 #709 [TV-G]
In a special expanded edition, host Dave Shuffett takes a nostalgic tour of Kentucky by driving from Ashland to Paducah on U.S. 60. Stops include a drive-in restaurant, Grayson Lake, Calumet Farm, the state capitol, a Frankfort memorial to African-American Civil War veterans, a Louisville blues bar, Brandenburg, an Owensboro pastry shop, Camp Breckinridge, Smithland, and the Swan Lake Wildlife Management Area. A 2001 KET production.

  • KETKY Monday, April 20 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, April 22 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, April 25 at noon EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, April 29 at 9:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Three Ponds Nature Preserve/Cub Run Cave/Antiques Roadshow #1408 [TV-G]
Lane Linnenkohl of the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission takes host Dave Shuffett out to explore Three Ponds, the only Kentucky nature preserve that borders the Mississippi River. Dave also takes some treasures to the visiting Antiques Roadshow in Louisville and introduces a tour of Cub Run Cave in Hart County. A 2008 KET production.

  • KETKY Monday, April 20 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Broadbent Hams/Happy Jack Farm/Our Mims Retirement Haven #1409 [TV-G]
Broadbent Hams in Cadiz, a family-run business dating back decades, has produced more Kentucky State Fair Grand Champion hams than any other producer. Happy Jack Pumpkin and Produce Farm, a former tobacco farm in Franklin County, has embraced agritourism. And the Our Mims Retirement Haven provides care for former broodmares. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, April 21 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Murray Dairy Queen/Red River Historical Museum/Bernheim Arboretum #1410 [TV-G]
In Murray, crowds gather each year to celebrate the seasonal reopening of the local Dairy Queen. The Red River Historical Museum, housed in a former bank in Clay City, tells stories of milling, logging, and other industries in the region. And attractions at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, the largest private forest in Kentucky, include an award-winning "green" visitors' center and a treetop walkway. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, April 22 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Short's Goldenrod/Muralist Carole Jackson-Powell/Woodland Dog Paddle #1411 [TV-G]
The incredibly rare Short's goldenrod is protected at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park. Louisville artist Carole Jackson-Powell paints big, beautiful murals. And at the end of the Labor Day weekend, dogs get their day in Lexington's Woodland Park pool at the annual Dog Paddle benefit. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, April 23 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Woody the Wiener Dog/Baseball Player Pat Scott/Chef Bob Perry #1412 [TV-G]
Woody, an intrepid dachshund who stars in a series of children's books written by his "mom," Leigh Anne Florence; professional women's league Hall of Fame baseball player Pat Scott; and cooking with Kentucky culinary legend Bob Perry. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, April 24 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Roscoe Goose; Churchill Downs; Mint Juleps; Zenyatta #1918
Kentucky Life highlights Derby day. The career of Kentuckian Roscoe Goose who rode Donerail to victory in the 1913 Kentucky Derby; a look at Churchill Downs, which officially opened on May 17, 1875; the mint julep, the quintessential southern cocktail; and Zenyatta, the first filly ever to win the Breeders' Cup Classic are featured.

  • KETKY Sunday, April 26 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, April 27 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, April 28 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, April 29 at 8:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bluegrass Youth Ballet/Bluegrass Animal Rehabilitation and Hyperbaric Center #1413 [TV-G]
The Bluegrass Youth Ballet and its creator, Adalhi Aranda Corn, share creativity, artistry, and Mexican culture with students and the community through dance as well as other forms of artistic expression. Woodford County's Bluegrass Animal Rehabilitation and Hyperbaric Center is setting new standards in animal medical care. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, April 27 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Sam McKinney/Traditional Fiddlers #1414 [TV-G]
Artist Sam McKinney, a figurative freelance painter and sculptor, lives in one of his own works: a log house with a connecting studio that he built himself. Fiddlers Paul David Smith, Roger Cooper, Jesse Wells, and Michael Garvin perform at the J.P. Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin' at Carter Caves State Park. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, April 28 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Mountain Park Dragway/Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill/Photographer Beverly Hayden #1416 [TV-G]
The Mountain Park Dragway in Clay City, owned and operated by the Kennon family for 45 years; a nostalgic visit to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill with Shaker descendants and former residents, several of whom work as staff at the property; and former attorney Beverly Hayden, who left that career to become a photographer. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, April 30 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Arboretum Birdhouses/Thompson Enamel/J.P. and Annadeene Fraley #1417 [TV-G]
Artist-decorated birdhouses at the Lexington Arboretum; Bellevue's Woodrow Carpenter, the 90-something founder of the only glass enamel manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere; and the musical legacy of J.P. and Annadeene Fraley, who founded the Mountain Music Gatherin' held every September at Carter Caves State Park near Olive Hill. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, May 1 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Wild and Scenic Kentucky: A Kentucky Life Special #1110 [TV-G]
Dave Shuffett rafts, canoes, sails, kayaks, rides, hikes, and bikes his way around Kentucky, enjoying wildlife and outdoor adventure across the state. Sights include the Russell Fork of the Big Sandy River, Breaks Interstate Park, the Pine Mountain Trail, black bears at Kingdom Come State Park, Daniel Boone National Forest, Cave Run Lake, the Red River and its surrounding natural arches, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, the Ohio River, the museum at Big Bone Lick State Park, Clifty Falls State Park in Southern Indiana, Mammoth Cave National Park, Land Between the Lakes, Audubon State Park, wetlands at Henderson Sloughs WMA, and Reelfoot Lake.

  • KETKY Saturday, May 2 at 5:00 pm EDT

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  • KET Saturday, May 2 at 8:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Mill Springs Reenactors/Kelley Farms/Highland Renaissance Festival #1418 [TV-G]
Three segments produced by college students from around the state: Civil War reenactors at the site of the Battle of Mill Springs; how Kelley Farms has moved away from tobacco farming by growing strawberries and pumpkins and creating a corn maze; and the themed weekends of the Highland Renaissance Festival, held every summer in Eminence, including "Masquerade," "Celtic," and "Scotland the Brave." A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, May 4 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentucky Dinner/Bluebird Lovers/Furniture Maker #1419 [TV-G]
Chef Bob Perry, director of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Food Systems Initiative, makes a delicious four-course dinner with more than 20 Kentucky products. Bob and Judy Peak channel their passion for bluebirds into volunteer work for the Land Between the Lakes Association. And craftsman Eric Scholtens sees potential furniture in tree limbs. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, May 5 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Thoroughbred Center/Chrisman Mill Vineyards/Bramel's Hickory Hill Nursery and Plantation #1420 [TV-G]
The Thoroughbred Center, a training track for racehorses in Lexington; Nicholasville's Chrisman Mill Vineyards; and Butch and Mary Jo Bramel, owners of Bramel's Hickory Hill Nursery and Plantation, who live in a home that goes back nine generations. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, May 6 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Michler's Florist/Snug Hollow Farm and Country Inn/Sculptor Marie-Elena Ottman #1421 [TV-G]
Michler's Florist, one of the oldest florists in Kentucky and a Lexington tradition for more than 100 years; the Snug Hollow Farm and Country Inn, a bed-and-breakfast nestled on 300 acres of land between the mountains of Red Lick Valley in Irvine; and sculptor Marie-Elena Ottman, whose clay sculptures are inspired by her homeland of Panama. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, May 7 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! World's Largest Apple Pie/Liberty Belle/Pianist Beegie Adair/Fabulous Five #1422 [TV-G]
A taste of the "World's Largest Apple Pie," made each fall during the Casey County Apple Festival; a ride on the Liberty Belle, a historic B-17 airplane; jazz pianist Beegie Adair, who has accompanied many legendary performers and recorded 24 CDs; and a look back at the University of Kentucky's Fabulous Five basketball team. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, May 8 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Big Bugs/Glassblower Michelle Weston/Jordan Leigh #1423 [TV-G]
A look at sculptor David Rogers' Big Bug Exhibit at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden; glassblower Michelle Weston sees the possibilities in the color and fluidity of a material most think is fragile; and meet singer Jordan Leigh, a Kentucky teenager who has performed with Dolly Parton, at the Grand Ole Opry, and on CBS. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, May 11 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Old Anderson Ferry/Lynn's Paradise Cafe/Lady's Slipper Orchids #1424 [TV-G]
Take a ride on the Old Anderson Ferry, the last ferry business remaining out of dozens that once served the northern Kentucky area; stop to eat at Lynn's Paradise Cafe, an eclectic, one-of-a-kind restaurant located in the heart of Louisville's Highlands neighborhood; and author and photographer Tom Barnes and Pine Mountain Settlement School's Ben Begley talk about a fascinating and threatened species of wildflowers, Lady's Slipper Orchids. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, May 12 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Geocaching/Rossi Clark/Gotland Ponies #1425 [TV-G]
A look at the modern sport of Geocaching, where enthusiasts use global positioning systems and their wits to find items hidden by other participants; meet 15-year-old Rossi Clark, a master fiddler-in-training learning to keep traditional mountain music alive; and the majestic Gotland ponies - the Swedish breed is considered to be "at risk" by the Equus Survival Trust. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, May 13 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Warren Oates/Schutzhund Championships/Mills Springs Battlefield and Museum #1426 [TV-G]
Friends and admirers celebrate the Hollywood career of Kentucky actor Warren Oates; Northern Kentucky is host to the prestigious world-wide WUSV Schutzhund competition that tests the abilities of German Shepherd dogs in tracking, protection, and obedience; and Dave visits the Mill Springs Battlefield and Museum to gain a better understanding of Kentucky's role in the Civil War. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, May 14 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Big-Eared Bats/Bagpiper Skip Cleavinger/Portland Museum #1415 [TV-G]
Cleaning up Pulaski County's Saltpeter Pit, a cave that is home to Kentucky's largest colony of endangered Rafinesque's big-eared bats; nationally known bagpipe and tin whistle player Skip Cleavinger, who has performed with more than 30 symphony orchestras; and the Portland Museum, housed in an antebellum "country seat" on the old road between Portland and Louisville. A 2008 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, May 15 at 5:30 pm EDT
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