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KET celebrates 50 years of service to Kentucky

Fifty years ago this month, on Sept. 23, 1968, KET signed on the air for the first time. The milestone is celebrated – as is KET’s five decades of service to Kentucky – in the upcoming documentary The KET Story, which is narrated by Nick Clooney. The documentary airs Sunday, Sept. 23 at 3/2 pm and Monday, Sept. 24 at 9/8 pm on KET.

Education

PBS LearningMedia unveils new, more accessible website

PBS LearningMedia has unveiled a new website, making thousands of digital resources – including many created by KET – more accessible to educators and students across Kentucky. In response to teachers’ needs, the new features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to KET resources.

Dr. Wayne Tuckson, host of KET’s Kentucky Health, receives Kentucky Medical Association award

The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) awarded Dr. Wayne Tuckson its 2018 Community Service Award at the group’s August annual meeting in recognition of his work as creator and longtime host of KET’s Kentucky Health.

Kentucky Afield answers viewers’ fall hunting questions

Kentucky Afield host Chad Miles and a panel of experts from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources answer viewers’ questions about fall hunting topics.

American Masters spotlights four iconic artists in new episodes on KET

American Masters turns its attention to four artists – each groundbreaking in their own way – in new episodes premiering this fall on KET. The series spotlights Eva Hesse, Elizabeth Murray, Andrew Wyeth and Jean-Michel Basquiat in new episodes beginning Friday, Aug. 31.