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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

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bon Ton Mini Mart/Brown-Pusey House/Bobby Mackey's Music World/Crab Orchard/Ashland's Putnam Stadium #1615 [TV-G]
It's all about the chicken at the Bon Ton Mini Mart in Henderson, where the fried chicken that has been featured in Gourmet Magazine and on NPR is Today's Special; we learn the story of the Brown-Pusey House from an historical marker in Hardin County; Bobby Mackey's Music World, a nightclub and tavern in Wilder, Ky., might be one of the most haunted places in America; Crab Orchard in Lincoln County is tonight's Our Town; and Ashland's Putnam Stadium, home of the Ashland Tomcats, was built in the 1930's and is still in use today. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, July 17 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 Thursday, July 17 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 18 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, July 19 at 6:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dave Goes to the Ky. Derby/Campbellsville/Latonia Race Track/Lexington Fashion Collaborative #1616 [TV-G]
As a first-time attendee, Dave participated in all the excitement of the famous "first Saturday in May" when he went to the 2010 Kentucky Derby; Campbellsville in Taylor County is Our Town; remembering the old Latonia Race Track, built in 1883 and site of the Latonia Derby, which initially was regarded as a more important race for 3-year old Thoroughbreds than the Kentucky Derby; and a look at the Lexington Fashion Collaborative, a central Kentucky group of fashion designers, photographers, stylists, models and other artists. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, July 18 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.

  • KET Saturday, July 19 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 20 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, July 20 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 20 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, July 22 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, July 22 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 23 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 24 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, July 25 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, July 26 at 6:00 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Jerry Baker/The Plaza Theater/Wheelwright/Our Beloved Charlie #1617 [TV-G]
Dave meets Model A auto enthusiast Jerry Baker of Paris, Ky., who lovingly restores and repairs these cars in his shop; a visit to The Plaza Theater in Glasgow, newly renovated to showcase live music and dramatic performances; Wheelwright, founded in 1916 by the Elk Horn Coal Company, is Our Town; and a tribute to our beloved Charlie, Dave's popular co-host and the "elder statesman of the Kentucky Life Golden team." A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Southwestern High Raptor Rehabilitation Center/ Paintsville/Ale-8-One/South America in Pine Mountain #1618 [TV-G]
Southwestern High School in Somerset, Ky., has a fully licensed rehabilitation center for birds of prey, where students are responsible for the total care of the birds; Paintsville is Our Town; a look at Winchester's Ale-8-One bottling plant, which has been producing Ale-8-One since 1926; and Dave hikes South America, a remote tract of pristine land in the Pine Mountain Wildlife Corridor. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Maple Hill Manor/Beattyville/Dave Does It/Dining at Shaker Village #1619 [TV-G]
Visit Historic Maple Hill Manor in Springfield, voted #1 in the U.S. as the B&B with the "Most Historic Charm," voted "Kentucky's Best B&B," and voted "Best Breakfast in the Southeast,'' - all this, and they raise alpacas too; Beattyville is Our Town; Dave visits a dairy farm in Grant County in Dave Does It; and the dining room at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is serving a seasonal menu with produce grown on site at the farm and supplemented by other locally grown items. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Native American Connections/Mainstrasse Village/St. James Court Art Show/Chet Lott #1620 [TV-G]
A look at the Native American connections to the mysterious Clay County petroglyphs featured last season; Covington's Mainstrasse Village is our Downtown Destination; a visit to the St. James Court Art Show, a cultural and artistic event in the heart of Old Louisville for more than 50 years; and musician Chet Lott, a Mississippi native now living in Bourbon County and making music that has benefited Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Oneida Baptist Institute/Mingo Spirit Singers/Mill Creek Lake #601 [TV-G]
A profile of the Oneida Baptist Institute in Clay County, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1999; Northern Kentucky singers who perform traditional Native American songs; and a lake in Natural Bridge State Park. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, July 25 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.

  • KET Saturday, July 26 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 27 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, July 27 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 27 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, July 29 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 30 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 1 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 2 at 6:00 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 Monday, July 28 at 3:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, July 29 at 10:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 31 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 2 at 4:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Golden Retriever Rescuers/Bill Thomas/Civil War Tune #602 [TV-G]
A Jefferson County rescue organization for needy dogs; a Hardin County nature writer, photographer, and free spirit; and music of the Civil War played by reenactors. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! American Printing House for the Blind/Fulton Trains/Metropolis Lake #603 [TV-G]
A nonprofit Louisville company that creates Braille books and other products for the visually impaired, trains and railroad history in Fulton County, and a nature preserve near Paducah. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, July 29 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Claiborne Farm/Conrad-Caldwell House #604 [TV-G]
World-famous Claiborne Farm near Paris has been home to some of the greatest thoroughbred horses in history—including Secretariat, who is buried there. Built in 1865, the Conrad-Caldwell House in Louisville is a Victorian showplace. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, July 30 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Trover Clinic/Child's Playhouse/The Hummingbird Lady/Carter Caves #605 [TV-G]
In Madisonville, Dr. Loman Trover built the "Mayo Clinic of Kentucky." In Paintsville, a couple built a fabulous playhouse for their granddaughter. Jeanine Brady of Marion County builds colorful feeders to attract hummingbirds to her backyard, and Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill attracts spelunkers and hikers alike with natural beauty. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, July 31 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Paul Sawyier #606 [TV-G]
A look at the life and work of the Franklin County painter and naturalist, best known for his pastoral watercolors inspired by Central Kentucky landscapes. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, August 1 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 Friday, August 1 at 7:58 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 1 at 7:58 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.

  • KET Saturday, August 2 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 3 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 3 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 3 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, August 5 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 6 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 7 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 8 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 9 at 6:00 am 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 3 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 13 at 9:00 am EDT

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, August 4 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 7 at 10:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Tilghman Heritage Center/Daniel Boone Forest Archaeology/John Ward/Lake Cumberland #607 [TV-G]
A Paducah museum and antebellum/Civil War education center, a dig in Jackson County where archaeologists are uncovering Kentucky history circa 12,000 years ago, a Mount Sterling painter who's a rising star in the worlds of landscape and wildlife art, and Kentucky's longest lake. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Dixie Highway #608 [TV-G]
Host Dave Shuffett drives the eastern route of the old Dixie Highway—the "magic highway"—from the Roebling Bridge over the Ohio River at Covington to the Cumberland Gap at Middlesboro. While visiting some of the current roadside attractions, he also remembers those that flourished from the 1930s through the '50s but faded away with the coming of the interstate highways. A 2000 KET production.

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

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dr. Clark's Kentucky Treasures #1222 [TV-G]
A special expanded edition tours 11 places designated by the late historian Dr. Thomas Clark as sites every Kentuckian should visit: the Abbey of Gethsemani, Augusta, the Cane Ridge Meeting House, Cumberland Gap, the Falls of the Ohio, the Fitchburg Iron Furnace, Land Between the Lakes, Lilley Cornett Woods, Mammoth Cave, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, and the Speed Art Museum. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, August 6 at 2:27 am EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 10 at 8:57 pm EDT
  • KETKY Monday, August 11 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 12 at 10:27 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Antebellum Archaeology/Llama Farm/Warsaw #609 [TV-G]
19th-century artifacts from an archaeological dig at Riverside Farm near Louisville; Seldom Scene Farm in Woodford County, where Paul and Lindy Huber raise llamas and alpacas; and the historic small town of Warsaw in Gallatin County. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bill Monroe's Hometown/Antique Cars/Catherine Smart Wells #611 [TV-G]
The small Ohio County town of Rosine was the birthplace of Bill Monroe—and therefore of bluegrass music. Howard Brandon of Murray shows off his collection of antique automobiles, and Johnson County painter Catherine Smart Wells gives a tour of her studio. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Mountain Eagle #612 [TV-G]
Tom and Pat Gish have been publishing the Mountain Eagle in Whitesburg since the mid-1950s. This small-town newspaper has the motto "It Screams!" on its masthead, and it has won several national awards for its in-depth, sometimes crusading coverage of Eastern Kentucky issues. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, August 8 at 5:30 pm 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.

  • KET Saturday, August 9 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 10 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 10 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 10 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, August 12 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, August 12 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 13 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 14 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 15 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 16 at 6:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Jerrie Oughton/Don and Sylvia Coffey/Phillip Powell/Elkhorn Creek #613 [TV-G]
A Lexington author who wrote for 35 years before attracting a major publisher, husband-and-wife hammered dulcimer players from Shelby County, a wildlife artist from Murray, and a look at Elkhorn Creek near Frankfort through the seasons. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Crazy Quilts/Tattoo Museum/Cave Painter/Dawson Springs #614 [TV-G]
Daviess County's Kay Wimsatt and her passion for crazy quilts; a Louisville tattoo parlor that also houses a museum of body art; abstract artist David Gulotta, who finds inspiration in the depths of Mammoth Cave; and Dawson Springs' past as a resort town and spring-training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1914 to 1917. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Richard Taylor/Dr. C.C. Howard/William T. Young Library/Heartwood Industries #615 [TV-G]
A Kentucky poet laureate, the Kentucky doctor who attended Floyd Collins and Sgt. Alvin York, the William T. Young Library at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, and a Hartford factory that recycles old wooden materials into new flooring. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Sally Brown Nature Preserve/Treasure Hunter/Wise Village Pickers/Lexington Cemetery #616 [TV-G]
A Nature Conservancy preserve in Garrard County; Tracy Watkins of Jessamine County, who goes treasure hunting with a metal detector; Powell County young people learning to play bluegrass music from legends of the form; and the lush flora of the Lexington Cemetery. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lincoln's Boyhood Home/McConnell Springs/Firefighter Training/Log Cabins #617 [TV-G]
Knob Hill Farm, where Abraham Lincoln spent his toddler and preschool years; the site where Lexington was founded, now a park and education center maintained by a volunteer foundation; airport training for firefighters who have to battle blazes aboard airplanes; and log cabins around the state. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

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 Sunday, August 17 at 2:58 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 21 at 8:58 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Pawpaw Research/Pawpaw Recipe/Rural Post Offices/Short Creek #1805
Learn about Kentucky State University's research and domestication of that tropical-tasting fruit - the pawpaw, Chef Bob Perry from UK's College of Sustainable Agriculture prepares a pawpaw dish, Dave and Toby take a trip to Leslie County to learn about rural post offices, and a look at Pulaski County's Short Creek - the story Kentucky Life Facebook friends chose in an online vote. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 17 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, August 19 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, August 19 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 20 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 21 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 22 at 12:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Lost Resort/Folk Dancing/Pine Mountain #618 [TV-G]
Remembering the old-time resort at Edmonson County's Chalybeate Springs, folk-dancing with the Coffeys of Shelby County, and hiking the trails of Bell County's Pine Mountain State Resort Park. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, August 18 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! McMahan Furniture/Kentucky PRIDE/Pipe Organ #619 [TV-G]
A cherry furniture factory in Campbellsville, a region-wide effort to clean up Eastern Kentucky, and an organ performance by Jeff Jones on Danville Presbyterian Church's new Taylor and Boody pipe organ. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, August 19 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! High Bridge/Archivist Tom Owen #620 [TV-G]
Though long since eclipsed, High Bridge between Jessamine and Garrard counties was once the highest railroad bridge in the country—and a popular tourist destination in its own right. University of Louisville librarian and historian Tom Owen talks about the history of the River City. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Wednesday, August 20 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 Thursday, August 21 at 2:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Joe Downing/Church Steeples/Miniature Horses #621 [TV-G]
An internationally renowned multimedia artist from Bowling Green; Tec-Fab Inc. of Campbellsville, where metal church steeples are manufactured; and diminutive horses on a farm in Metcalfe County. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 21 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Robert Penn Warren/Pennyroyal Museum #622 [TV-G]
The home of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren, author of All the King's Men, at Guthrie in Todd County and a museum exhibit in Hopkinsville that pays tribute to early 20th-century "psychic healer" Edgar Cayce. A 2000 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Friday, August 22 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.

  • KET Saturday, August 23 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 24 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 24 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 24 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, August 26 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KET Tuesday, August 26 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 27 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 28 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 29 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, August 30 at 6:00 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 24 at 2:58 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 28 at 8:58 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Gary Akers/Bomber Pilot/Kentucky Youth Chorus #701 [TV-G]
A Boone County painter who works in egg tempera and his daughter, who is also taking up art; Graves County pilot Ralph Waldrop, who flew a B-26 bomber in World War II; and a performance by the 2000 Kentucky All-State Chorus. A 2001 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Monday, August 25 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Wickliffe Mounds/Horse Mania/Jefferson County Memorial Forest #702 [TV-G]
Native American burial mounds in Western Kentucky that date to 800 A.D., the colorful and creative horse statues from Lexington's 2000 public-art project, and a forest preserve located just 15 miles from downtown Louisville. A 2001 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, August 26 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Family Reunion/Tommy Clark/Jeannie Spears/Debbie Tuggle #703 [TV-G]
The Pollittes of Mason County hold their 67th annual family reunion, a Campbellsville potter sculpts dinosaurs, a former mapmaker in Edmonton puts her drafting skills to work creating cards and silk-screen prints, and a Letcher County singer/songwriter combines her concern for the environment with her music. A 2001 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Hill Community Theater/Greyhound Rescue/Bybee Pottery #704 [TV-G]
A Danville community theater troupe named for a Centre College scholar and writer; Jack Bricking of Richmond, who travels to greyhound tracks to save former racing dogs that would otherwise be destroyed; and the highly sought-after pottery made in the little community of Bybee. A 2001 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Newport Aquarium/Big Bone Lick/Cumberland River #705 [TV-G]
Newport's riverside tourist attraction brings the life of the sea to the land of the bluegrass, while a state park nearby is home to prehistoric animal remains. Host Dave Shuffett canoes down a segment of the Cumberland River that's part of the national Wild and Scenic Rivers program, finding lots of scenic beauty and a little whitewater. A 2001 KET production.

  • KETKY Friday, August 29 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.

  • KET Saturday, August 30 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 31 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 31 at 4:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 31 at 5:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, September 2 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 3 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 4 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 5 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, September 6 at 6:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Yardbirds/Blacksmith/Space-Age Design/Clark's River NWR #706 [TV-G]
The artisans of Louisville's Yardbirds, who create fanciful creatures out of scrap metal and old tools; Oldham County's Dick Wright, who carries on the traditions of blacksmithing; Nancy Farmer, who quests for examples of "futuristic" design, circa the 1950s; and a National Wildlife Refuge in western Kentucky. A 2001 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Sculptor/Basketmaker/Treasure Hunt #707 [TV-G]
Bellarmine University professor Bob Lockhart, whose bronze sculptures are found throughout Louisville; Owensboro homemaker Jan Treesh, who started making baskets as a hobby and now runs her own business selling them; and a hunt beneath old outhouses for antique glass. A 2001 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 2 at 5:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! ReRun/Mantle Rock #708 [TV-G]
The Carlisle-based organization ReRun places retired thoroughbreds who might otherwise be destined for slaughter in loving new homes. Host Dave Shuffett visits a Nature Conservancy preserve in Livingston County that features natural arches and an unusual ecosystem. A 2001 KET production.

  • KETKY Wednesday, September 3 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.

  • KET Saturday, September 6 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, September 8 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, September 9 at 7:30 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.

  • KET Saturday, September 13 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Monday, September 15 at 7:00 pm EDT
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