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‘Kentucky Tonight’ announces schedule for candidate programs in the 2022 general election


‘Kentucky Tonight’ announces schedule for candidate programs in the 2022 general election

For Release: 09/07/22 3:18 PM

KET continues its in-depth political coverage of the 2022 general election with Kentucky Tonight programs featuring interviews with candidates in the U.S. House and Senate races.

The Kentucky Tonight candidate programs, hosted by Renee Shaw, will air throughout October on Mondays at 8/7 pm on KET. The programs also will be available for streaming at and on the PBS Video app.

All candidates who met KET’s candidate invitation criteria ( were invited to participate.

All candidate appearances are unconfirmed, and the schedule is subject to change.  

Monday, Oct. 3

U.S. Senate
Charles Booker – Democratic candidate

Monday, Oct. 10

U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd District
Hank Linderman – Democratic candidate

U.S. House of Representatives, 3rd District
Stuart Ray – Republican candidate
Morgan McGarvey – Democratic candidate

Monday, Oct. 17

U.S. House of Representatives, 4th District
Rep. Thomas Massie – Republican incumbent
Matt Lehman – Democratic candidate

U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District
Rep. Hal Rogers – Republican incumbent

U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District
Rep. Andy Barr – Republican incumbent
Geoff Young – Democratic candidate

Additionally, a preview of the 2022 general election will be featured on Kentucky Tonight on Monday, Nov. 7, at 8/7 pm on KET for a preview of the 2022 general election.

And on Tuesday, Nov. 8, KET’s Election Night 2022, features live coverage and analysis of Kentucky’s election results, hosted by Renee Shaw, and featuring a panel of political commentators, including Trey Grayson, Bob Babbage and Al Cross.

Viewers with questions and comments may send email to or use the message form at Viewers may also submit questions and comments on Twitter @KyTonightKET.  The phone number for viewer questions during the program is 1 (800) 494-7605.  All messages should include first and last name and town or county.

Kentucky Tonight is a weekly KET production. Kentucky Tonight and other KET public affairs programs are available for streaming on demand at and the PBS Video app and are rebroadcast on KET, KET KY and radio.

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Elizabeth Greenfield
Director of Marketing and Communications