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Host Doug Flynn presents stories capturing the flavor, history, and heritage of Kentucky. He explores natural beauty and historic sites, samples the creativity of the Commonwealth's hundreds of artists and musicians, and discovers the unique contributions of interesting people all over the state.

TV Schedule

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentucky Wild Rivers Program/Mussel Species/Bill Best #1815
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, Dave learns about the Kentucky Wild Rivers Program as he explores the beautiful forest and waterways of The Little South Fork; a trip to the Licking River in Northern Kentucky reveals the surprising diversity of Kentucky's mussel species; and farmer and seed collector Bill Best introduces us to tasty varieties of Heirloom beans.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 27 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Old Airdrie; Himlerville; Old Crow Distillery; Louisville Historic House #2009
Kentucky Life searches for 'Abandoned Kentucky.' In Muhlenberg County, the ruins of an 1850's iron furnace are all that remain of Old Airdrie; the town of Beauty, in Martin County, stands on the site of what once was the Hungarian community of Himlerville; photographer Sherman Cahal explores the deserted Old Crow Distillery in Frankfort; and in Louisville, the preservation of an historic house was accomplished through the efforts of an ice cream shop.

  • KETKY Friday, August 28 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 29 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Headley-Whitney Museum/Herakut/Our Town - East Bernstadt/Hidden Cave Ranch Bed and Breakfast/Gudmar Petursson #1816
Get a global view at the Headley-Whitney Museum in Lexington; German artists Herakut leave their mark in Lexington; East Bernstadt is Our Town; guests find a relaxing retreat at Hidden Cave Ranch Bed and Breakfast in Burkesville; and in Oldham County, horse trainer Gudmar Petursson shows us why Icelandic Horses are conquering America.

  • KETKY Friday, August 28 at 5:30 pm EDT

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 Saturday, August 29 at 4:00 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 Sunday, August 30 at 3:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Loretta Lynn/Bluegrass Heritage Museum/Frankfort Ave./Little Pegasus Pastures #1502 [TV-G]
Meet Kentucky native and country music legend Loretta Lynn; a visit to the Bluegrass Heritage Museum in Winchester, where the history of Clark County is preserved; go shopping on Frankfort Ave. in downtown Louisville; and Little Pegasus Pastures is a miniature horse farm where the residents have big personalities. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 30 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, August 31 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, September 1 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, September 1 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 2 at 8:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lincoln: "I, Too, Am A Kentuckian" #1427 [TV-G]
In a special expanded edition of Kentucky Life, host Dave Shuffett travels from Hodgenville to Springfield, IL to Washington, DC to explore the life and career of Kentucky's most famous native son. The program examines the many Kentucky people and places that profoundly influenced Abraham Lincoln with stops at his birthplace and boyhood home near Hodgenville, the Mary Todd Lincoln House in Lexington, the Louisville home of close friend Joshua Speed, and many other Lincoln-related sites. A 2008 KET production.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 30 at 2:58 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 30 at 2:58 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dainty/Middlesboro Golf Course/Rolley Hole/Cornhole/Dave Does It - EarthJoy Tree Adventures #1817
Dave tries his hand at Dainty, a German street-ball game played in the Louisville neighborhood of Schnitzelburg; a historical marker explains how Middlesboro's golf course made links history; in Monroe County, skilled sharpshooters take aim in the marble game of Rolley Hole; learn about the popular game of cornhole; and Dave goes out on a limb with EarthJoy Tree Adventures in Alexandria.

  • KETKY Monday, August 31 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Maiden Alley Cinema/Our Town - Salyersville/Knitting for Joplin/CCC Trail Winery #1818
In Paducah, an evening of band performances at the Maiden Alley Cinema; Salyersville is Our Town; a Kentucky girl raises money and spirits with a knitting project for residents of Joplin, Missouri; and in the hills above Morehead, Dave and Toby explore the vineyards of CCC Trail Winery.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 1 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Barrel Racing/Our Town - Rogues' Harbor/Jesse James Ties/Dave Does It - Hooten Old Town Regulators #1819
Teenage sisters Kendall and Kenzie Gentry, barrel-racing champions from Henderson, give us an up-close look at this rodeo sport; in Logan County, Rogues' Harbor is Our Town; the story of outlaw Jesse James and his ties to Kentucky; and in Dave Does It, Dave joins the Hooten Old Town Regulators of McKee in a Single Action Shooting Competition.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 3 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Rhonda McEnroe/Union Co. Baseball Great/Guntown Mountain/Downtown Destination - Danville/Dave Does It -Dale Hollow #1820
Owensboro artist Rhonda McEnroe shares her passion for painting with art students; in Union County, historical markers cite the beginnings of one of baseball's greatest players; gunslingers entertain visitors at Guntown Mountain in Barren County; our Downtown Destination is Danville; and during 2013's Commonwealth Cleanup, Dave joins the Spring Cleanup crew at Dale Hollow for Dave Does It.

  • KETKY Friday, September 4 at 5:30 pm EDT

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.

  • KET Saturday, September 5 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 6 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, September 6 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, September 7 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, September 8 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 9 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 11 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, September 12 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bardstown/Kenton Co. Markers/Doc Shuffett/Kathleen O'Brien #1901
The new season begins with a visit to Bardstown, voted The Most Beautiful Small Town in America in 2012; historic markers point out Kenton County homes with presidential connections; meet Doc Shuffett, Dave's cousin, a nonagenarian physician; and artist Kathleen O'Brien creates mixed media watercolor collages inspired by nature.

  • KETKY Monday, September 7 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dave Does It/Today's Special - Frances BBQ/Camp Springs/Ruby Moon Vineyard and Winery #1902
In this season's first Dave Does It, Dave gets his sea legs in Paducah at the Seamen's Church Institute's Center for Maritime Education; Frances BBQ in Monroe County is Today's Special; the stone masonry of Camp Springs in Campbell County provides a unique beauty to the area; and Ruby Moon Vineyard and Winery in Henderson produces award-winning wines.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 8 at 5:30 pm EDT

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 Wednesday, September 9 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 15 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 16 at 3:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 17 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, September 19 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lake Malone/Our Town - Winchester/Douglas Naselroad/Artists Collaborative Theatre #1903
Dave explores the hardwood forests and sandstone bluffs of Muhlenberg County's Lake Malone with outdoor enthusiast Cory Ramsey; Winchester is Our Town; Amy Hess introduces us to Kentucky luthier Douglas Naselroad, a Master Artist in Residence at the Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman; and Artists Collaborative Theatre has been promoting the performing arts in Pike County for over 10 years.

  • KETKY Wednesday, September 9 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Haunts of Owensboro/Hardin Co. Marker/The Whipps/Louisville Food Trucks #1904
The spooky side of local history is featured in the Haunts of Owensboro walking tours; the Haycraft Inn marker in Hardin County states it was a popular stop for stagecoaches; Greenup County band The Whipps play original music they call hick-hop; and Louisville food trucks offer a variety of cuisines.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 10 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Camp Nelson Honor Guard/West Liberty Monument/Aviation Heritage Park/Heroic Horse #1905
Kentucky Life salutes America's veterans. The Camp Nelson Honor Guard is the resident volunteer guard of Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County; a West Liberty monument honors women in military service; the Aviation Heritage Park in Bowling Green features military aircraft and is a memorial to distinguished aviators; and the story of Sgt. Reckless, the heroic horse who carried ammunition for the Marines during the Korean War.

  • KETKY Friday, September 11 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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, September 12 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 13 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, September 13 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, September 14 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, September 15 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 16 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 18 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, September 19 at 8:30 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 Monday, September 14 at 5:30 pm EDT

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 Tuesday, September 15 at 5:30 pm EDT

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 Wednesday, September 16 at 5:30 pm EDT

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 Thursday, September 17 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Hot Brown; Downtown Destination - Henderson; Roebling Bridge; Iroquois Hunt Club #1910
Kentucky's signature Hot Brown from Louisville's Brown Hotel, the river town of Henderson is the Downtown Destination, northern Kentucky's Roebling Bridge, and the Iroquois Hunt Club and its innovative Hound Welfare Fund are featured.

  • KETKY Friday, September 18 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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, September 19 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 20 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, September 20 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, September 21 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, September 22 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 23 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 25 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, September 26 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Andrew Jackson Duel; Zachary Taylor National Cemetery; Our Town - Hodgenville; Jefferson Davis #1911
Kentucky Life celebrates Presidents' Day with stories about U.S. Presidents who have ties to Kentucky. The 1806 Logan County duel involving future president Andrew Jackson, Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville next to the family home, and Lincoln's hometown of Hodgenville is Our Town. Plus, Confederate President Jefferson Davis' ties to Kentucky are also featured.

  • KETKY Monday, September 21 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Marshall County Hoop Fest; Kenton and Meade Co. Markers; Kentucky State Parks Golf Trail; Dave Does It - Dale Hollow #1912
Kentucky Life highlights the sporting traditions around the state. The hardwood action from the Marshall County Hoop Fest, historical markers in Kenton and Meade counties document the achievements of Major League baseball players from Kentucky, Dave plays a round or two along the Kentucky State Parks Golf Trail, and Dave casts for a trophy fish at Dale Hollow in a new Dave Does It are featured.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 22 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Jim Embry; Leslie Co. Barn; Today's Special - Greyhound Tavern; Richwood Plantation Inn #1913
Meet Jim Embry, a passionate advocate of community gardening; in Leslie County, the history of a barn built in the 1900's; the Greyhound Tavern in Ft. Mitchell serves Today's Special; and the restored grandeur of historic Richwood Plantation Inn in Milton are featured.

  • KETKY Wednesday, September 23 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Tami Booher; Bodley-Bullock House; Downtown Shelbyville; Robert Vannevel #1914
Appalachian artist Tami Booher uses the palette knife technique to create textured landscapes and nature scenes; a visit to the 200-year-old Bodley-Bullock House in Lexington's Gratz Park; Amy Hess explores downtown Shelbyville; and in Casey County, Dave meets master wood worker Robert Vannevel.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 24 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lexington Vintage Dance; Louisa - Our Town; YouthBuild Louisville; Agility Dog Trainer #1915
The pageantry and flair of performances by Lexington Vintage Dance; Louisa, the county seat of Lawrence County, is Our Town; YouthBuild Louisville helps young adults reach their potential; and in Paducah, dog trainer Gene Glastetter and his dog Versace have become a successful team in the the fast growing sport of dog agility despite a special challenge.

  • KETKY Friday, September 25 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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, September 26 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 27 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, September 27 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET Tuesday, September 29 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 2 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Great Saltpetre Cave; Cardome Marker; Black Bear; Billy Ray's - Today's Special; Kentucky Cotton Industry #1916
Dave tours the Great Saltpetre Cave in Rockcastle County; a marker recounts the history of Scott County's Cardome Center, once the home of Kentucky Governor James F. Robinson; meet Black Bear, a Native American potter, who lives and works in Morehead; Prestonburg's Billy Ray's restaurant is serving Today's Special, and find out about Kentucky's cotton industry.

  • KETKY Monday, September 28 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Hotel Metropolitan; Cabin Creek Covered Bridge Marker; Emerald Ash Borer; Our Town - Hazard #2010
In the era of segregation, Paducah's Hotel Metropolitan was the heart of the African-American community of Upper Town; the historic marker and recent restoration of the Cabin Creek covered bridge in Lewis County; Kentucky's iconic ash trees are at risk from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer; and Amy Hess visits Hazard, the "Queen City of the Mountains" for Our Town.

  • KET2 Monday, September 28 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, September 29 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 30 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, October 3 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dawson Springs; Miguel's Pizza - Today's Special; Red River Gorge Trail Crew; GRIT Homesteaders #1917
Kentucky Life celebrates Earth Day. Visit Dawson Springs, a designated Trail Town, and a popular destination for visitors in search of Kentucky Adventure Tourism; Today's Special comes from Miguel's Pizza in the Red River Gorge area of Powell County; meet the Red River Gorge Trail Crew, hard-working volunteers dedicated to maintaining the extensive trail system of the Gorge; and GRIT magazine named Adair County couple Randy and Jennifer Luethje runners-up in its inaugural Homesteaders of the Year Awards.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 29 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 Wednesday, September 30 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! BB Riverboats; Cumberland College Marker; White Thoroughbreds; Fort Knox Gold Depository #1919
BB Riverboats, operating from the Newport Landing, have been cruising Northern Kentucky waters for more than 30 years; a historical marker in Whitley County recounts the history of Cumberland College, now the University of the Cumberlands; a look some rare white thoroughbreds in Marshall County; and fascinating information about the U.S. Bullion Depository at Ft. Knox from two knowledgeable insiders are featured.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 1 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! John Hunt Morgan #1920
A profile of General John Hunt Morgan, known as the Thunderbolt of the Confederacy, was born in Alabama, but is considered a true son of Kentucky, and the romantic ideal of the Southern cavalryman. He is known for his daring raids across Kentucky, southern Indiana, and Ohio during the Civil War.

  • KETKY Friday, October 2 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Brown Bros. Cadillac/Leitchfield/John Calvert/Petroglyphs/Paw Pals #1503 [TV-G]
Revisit the glory days of American automobiles at Brown Bros. Cadillac in Louisville; "Our Town" visits Leitchfield, a Grayson County community with real charm; meet John Calvert, a Bowling Green magician who has made time stand still; explore the mystery of petroglyphs, or ancient writings, found in Clay City; and more Paw Pals. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KET Saturday, October 3 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 4 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, October 4 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, October 5 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Tuesday, October 6 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 7 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 9 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, October 10 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Horsepowered: The Keeneland Concours #1921
Since 2004, the Keeneland Concours d'Elegance has not only been showing off the best of automotive history but the best of the Bluegrass as well. The Keeneland Concours, consistently ranked one of the top 20 events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, is a three-day car exhibition held each July on the grounds of historic Keeneland Race Course.

  • KETKY Monday, October 5 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Outdoors-Themed Program #2015
Each year thousands of migrating Sandhill Cranes congregate at Barren River Lake; the vibrant springtime display of wildflowers at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson; hikers of all ages and skill levels enjoy 40 miles of trails at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill; and Popes Creek Ranch in Lebanon offers opportunities for 'glamping' - glamour camping.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 6 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Grider Hill Dock/Louisville Slugger Museum/Minnie Adkins/Amon's Sugar Shack #1101 [TV-G]
The Grider Hill Dock on Lake Cumberland, which has been in the Sloan family since the construction of the lake itself in the 1950s; the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum in Louisville; Minnie Adkins, an Elliott County folk artist known worldwide for her colorful wooden animals; and Amon's Sugar Shack in Somerset, a family-run restaurant, bakery, and catering business that's also an integral part of community life. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 6 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Ultralight Instructor/Dobree Adams/Miniature Toys #1102 [TV-G]
Lucian Bartosik, an ultralight airplane pilot and instructor from Hopkinsville; Dobree Adams, a fiber artist and photographer who raises her own sheep for her woven creations; and a collection of toy tractors and other nostalgic miniatures in Paris. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, October 7 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! GlitterBug Glass/Tygarts Creek/Babe Ruth Bat #1103 [TV-G]
At GlitterBug Glass and Handmade Beads in Lexington, artist Ashley Watson blows her own beads. Host Dave Shuffett canoes Tygarts Creek in Carter County with wildlife writer and photographer Soc Clay and visits the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum to see a Babe Ruth baseball bat found in a closet. A 2005 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 8 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Sam Abell/Somernites Cruise #1104 [TV-G]
University of Kentucky graduate Sam Abell, a photojournalist for National Geographic, has lived what he calls the "photographic life"—and has nine books and thousands of arresting images to show for it. In Somerset, thousands of car enthusiasts from around the country regularly converge on the town square for some of the largest cruise-ins anywhere. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, October 9 at 5:30 pm 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 Saturday, October 10 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, October 10 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 11 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, October 17 at 2:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Evergreen Maze/Adairville/Dahl & Groezinger Scrap/Cricket Press #1504 [TV-G]
Find your way out of the Evergreen Maze in Flemingsburg; "Our Town" visits Adairville, close to Tennessee but home to some fascinating Kentucky history; in Owensboro, Dave drives the heavy equipment to learn about the scrap iron business; and visit Cricket Press, a Lexington business known for its unique posters. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KET Saturday, October 10 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 11 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, October 11 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, October 12 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Tuesday, October 13 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 14 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 16 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, October 17 at 8:30 am 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 Sunday, October 11 at 3:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 13 at 10:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 13 at 8:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 22 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 23 at 8:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Louisville Blues/Bull Riders/Garry Bibbs #1105 [TV-G]
A remembrance of early Louisville blues history, when performers like Sylvester Weaver and Sara Martin were beginning to hone their sound; father-and-son bull riders Rick and Rod Dizney of Knox County, founders of the Appalachian Pro Bull Rider's Association; and University of Kentucky art professor and sculptor Garry Bibbs. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, October 12 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Derby-Themed Program #2016
In the years following the Civil War, African American jockeys dominated horseracing and won 15 of the first 28 runnings of the Kentucky Derby; the unsung heroes of the racetrack are the track ponies; created over 50 years ago as the specialty pastry of the Melrose Inn, the chocolate-nut pie from Kern's Kitchen is the official Derby Pie; and women's eye-catching hats are a Derby tradition.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 13 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Liberian Connection #1106 [TV-G]
Travels to Africa to explore the origins of Liberia, a country founded by African-American slaves who were offered their freedom if they were willing to leave America and start a new nation in West Africa. In an area still referred to as "Kentucky in Africa," the principal town, Clay-Ashland, was named to honor Henry Clay, U.S. senator from Kentucky and president of the American Colonization Society in the 1800s. A 2005 KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 13 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bauer's Candies/Appalachian Artisan Center/Wheeler's Pharmacy #1107 [TV-G]
The creamy combination of marshmallow and caramel called the Modjeska, made for more than 100 years by Bauer's Candy; folk art and craft work at the Kentucky Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman; and Wheeler's Pharmacy in Lexington, where meals are still served at an old-fashioned lunch counter. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, October 14 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Juggernaut Jug Band/Gil Hibben/Lexington Public Library Clock/Wild and Scenic Photos #1108 [TV-G]
The Juggernaut Jug Band, which preserves a distinct musical style that originated in its hometown of Louisville back in the 1920s; knifemaker Gil Hibben of La Grange, whose clients have ranged from the White House to Elvis Presley to the movies; the distinctive ceiling clock and pendulum adorning the lobby of the Lexington Public Library; and a photographic preview of the Wild and Scenic Kentucky special. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 15 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Floracliff Nature Sanctuary/Howard Steamboat Museum/Tim Lewis #1109 [TV-G]
The Floracliff nature preserve in southern Fayette County, which offers an incredible spring wildflower display and the largest travertine (petrified waterfall) in Kentucky; the Howard Steamboat Museum in southern Indiana; and self-taught stone carver Tim Lewis of Isonville. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, October 16 at 5:30 pm 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 Saturday, October 17 at 3:59 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 22 at 8:58 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Buffalo Soldiers Camp/Magee's Bakery/Kentucky Book Fair/Paw Pals #1505 [TV-G]
John Taylor teaches African American youth self-confidence, trust, kindness, and a fierce pride in the achievements of their ancestors at his Buffalo Soldier camp; visit Magee's Bakery in Maysville for a taste of its world-famous transparent pie; The Kentucky Book Fair in Frankfort is one of the oldest and one of the best in the country; and more Paw Pals. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KET Saturday, October 17 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 18 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, October 18 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, October 19 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Tuesday, October 20 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 21 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 23 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, October 24 at 8:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Prescribed Burns at Mammoth Cave/Citizen Police Academy/It's a Jungle Clayworks #1111 [TV-G]
Staff members at Mammoth Cave National Park learn to use fire as a catalyst for growth and change, and Lexington's Citizen Police Academy offers students the chance to ride in a cruiser, watch officers on the job, and learn about the many aspects of police work. Also, a visit to It's a Jungle Clayworks in Ohio County. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, October 19 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Mother's Day Program #2017
The mother-daughter team at HorseFeathers Gifts in Henderson design and create beautiful jewelry; towards the end of the Revolutionary War, the women of the fort at Bryan Station bravely gathered water for the besieged settlement, allowing the inhabitants to survive; and in Rowan County, the family-owned The Bakery on Main specializes in fresh baked goods, gelato, and hearty soups.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 20 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Military History Museum/Underground Railroad Quilts/Canoeing the Green/Homeplace #1112 [TV-G]
The Kentucky Military History Museum in Frankfort preserves artifacts of volunteer military organizations from the Revolution through the Gulf War, and the work of Louisville quilter Willie Pride reveals secrets from African-American history. Outdoors author Johnny Molloy canoes the Green River, and the nearby Homeplace, a "working timeline farm," gives visitors a taste of farm life from past to present to future. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 20 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Pinecliffe Gardens/Bybee Pottery/Camp Nelson #1113 [TV-G]
Pinecliffe Gardens, a family-run flower farm in Philpot, offers more than 1,000 varieties of daylily cultivars and 300 hostas. At Bybee Pottery in Madison County, the fifth and sixth generations of the Cornelison family turn out sought-after wares. And at Camp Nelson, reenactors dramatize Kentucky's role in enlisting African-American troops in the Civil War, and a tinsmith demonstrates his craft. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, October 21 at 5:30 pm 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 Thursday, October 22 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Monday, October 26 at 2:00 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lacey Griffey/Bruce McElya/River City Drum Corp #1114 [TV-G]
Lacey Griffey, an Appalachian cook from Benham, prepares fried chicken for a big church supper; Simpsonville photographer Bruce McElya shows his pictures of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon; and Louisville's River City Drum Corp trains children and young adults in African drumming—and in life. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 22 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dan Barnes/Charline Marrinan/Elephant Trainer/Carroll Sanders #1115 [TV-G]
Artist Dan Barnes, who owns an upholstery and furniture design business and creates functional art pieces with stained glass; photographer Charline Marrinan, who doesn't let a mental disability stop her from capturing beautiful nature photos; Pat Harned, who trains and handles elephants for the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus; and chainsaw artist Carroll Sanders of Hancock County. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, October 23 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kelly Green Men/Hell for Certain/Bardstown Ghost Trek/Bourbon Red Turkeys #1506 [TV-G]
Learn about the legend of an alien abduction from 1955 in Kelly, Ky.; "Our Town" visits Hell for Certain, located in Leslie County; go on tour of the paranormal with Patti Starr, a certified ghost hunter; and farmer Kathy Wheeler and chef Mark Williams of Brown-Forman reintroduce Kentucky to what was once America's most popular turkey. A 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KET Saturday, October 24 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 25 at 8:00 am EST
  • KET Sunday, October 25 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Monday, October 26 at 7:00 pm EST
  • KET Tuesday, October 27 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 28 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, October 30 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, October 31 at 8:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Soc Clay/Agate Hunting/International Cuisine #1116 [TV-G]
Soc Clay of South Shore, who has been writing about and photographing outdoor subjects for more than 30 years; agate hunting in the streams of Eastern Kentucky; an international dinner representing 22 countries; and a lesson in tamale making at Somerset's newly opened Hacienda Restaurant. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, October 26 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Princess Alice Gurielli & Dimitrie Berea; Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Intl. Airport; Todd Co. Marker; Lighthouse Landing #2018
The fantastical lives of Princess Alice Gurielli and her husband, the Romanian artist Dimitrie Berea, whose art is displayed at Berea College; the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport; a Todd Co. historical marker notes the first RFD (Rural Free Delivery of mail to rural farm families) in Kentucky; and the Lighthouse Landing Resort, Marina, and Sailing School in Livingston County are featured.

  • KET2 Tuesday, October 27 at 7:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Sharpe's Houseboats/The Junkman/Ronald and Jessie Cooper #1117 [TV-G]
The luxurious vessels manufactured at Sharpe's Houseboats in Somerset; music by the Junkman, a native Louisvillian who makes music with found objects; and husband-and-wife folk artists Jessie and Ronald Cooper of Flemingsburg. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 27 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Garden of Hope/Frazier Museum #1118 [TV-G]
The Garden of Hope in Covington is a re-creation of the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem, one of several sites claiming to be the burial place of Jesus. Louisville's Frazier Historical Arms Museum (now the Frazier International History Museum) displays weaponry from throughout history. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, October 28 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! St. Thomas Log House/Laurel Gorge #1119 [TV-G]
Near Bardstown, volunteers set out to preserve the 1795 log house that was home to the first bishop of the Bardstown Diocese, the forerunner to the Archdiocese of Louisville, and a wellspring of Catholic history in Kentucky. Host Dave Shuffett hikes and fishes in Elliott County's spectacular Laurel Gorge and visits the nearby Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center. A 2005 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 29 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Clifty Falls/Raymond Athey State Nature Preserve #1120 [TV-G]
Clifty Falls State Park near Madison, IN and a controlled burn at Raymond Athey State Nature Preserve in Logan County. A 2005 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, October 30 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dog Scouts/Three Springs Dinner/Flaget High School Alumni Association/Paw Pals #1507 [TV-G]
Dogs earn their merit badges for good citizenship just like the Boy Scouts; Chef Ouita Michel visits Three Springs Farm in Nicholas County; although the school is closed, the Flaget High School Alumni Association is still going strong with notable graduates like former professional football player Paul Hornung and others; and more Paw Pals. 2009 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KET Saturday, October 31 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, November 1 at 8:00 am EST
  • KET Sunday, November 1 at 4:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Monday, November 2 at 7:00 pm EST
  • KET Tuesday, November 3 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, November 4 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, November 6 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Saturday, November 7 at 8:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Today's Special - Dixie Chili and Diner; Coal Camps; Our Town - Columbia; Josh Samples #2019
Today's Special comes from Dixie Chili and Diner, founded in Newport in 1929 by Greek immigrant Nicholas Sarakatsannis; a look at the historic coal camps of Southeastern Kentucky; Columbia in Adair County is Our Town; and meet landscaper Josh Samples from Rockcastle County.

  • KET2 Tuesday, November 3 at 7:30 am EST
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