KET offers comprehensive coverage of 2018 legislative session

For Release: 12/18/17 1:21 PM

KET will present extensive television broadcast and online coverage of the 2018 Kentucky legislative session, beginning Jan. 2. Viewers can turn to KET on air and online to follow the legislative process, policy discussions, committee meetings and chamber sessions.

Senate and House chamber sessions and committee meetings can be watched live on:

  • The Kentucky Channel, KET KY (over-the-air and cable statewide)
  • org/legislature
  • KET – Kentucky Legislative Coverage App for Apple and Android devices (download at org/apps)
  • Frankfort Plant Board Cable
  • Capitol building and annex in-house cable system

Archived video is available anytime at and on the app.

KET’s Legislative Update, a nightly report on the day’s most significant activities, will air its first report of the 2017 legislative session on Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 11:30/10:30 pm on KET and at For the remainder of the session, Legislative Update will air at 11/10 pm Mondays through Thursdays and 8:30/7:30 pm Fridays on KET. The program, hosted by KET’s Renee Shaw, offers reports on issues being considered by the General Assembly as well as interviews with lawmakers, advocates, journalists and agency heads.

KET will stream live coverage of the 22nd Annual Kentucky Chamber Day on Thursday, Jan. 4 on This year’s Chamber Day event will draw business leaders from across Kentucky to hear invited speakers, including Governor Matt Bevin and top legislative leaders. Shaw will anchor KET’s Chamber Day highlights coverage, airing Monday, Jan. 8 at 9/8 pm on KET.

Throughout the legislative session, journalists covering the General Assembly will discuss the week’s news on Comment on Kentucky, hosted by Bill Bryant, which airs Fridays at 8/7 pm on KET and

Additionally, Kentucky Tonight, airing Mondays at 8/7 pm on KET and, will feature discussions between host Renee Shaw and lawmakers, stakeholders and policy leaders about the issues being debated in Frankfort.

Audio podcasts of KET’s public affairs programs are available on iTunes and Google Play. Learn more at

KET’s recently updated, free Legislative Coverage app, available for both Apple and Android devices at, allows users to follow all the news from the Kentucky General Assembly with live and archived video of legislative committee meetings, as well as KET’s public affairs programming.

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