KET’s WinterPledge 2021 features Celtic Woman as well as holiday specials from Rick Steves and Sarah Brightman
For Release: 11/16/21 12:17 PM
KET’s WinterPledge 2021 brings viewers a new performance from Celtic Woman as well as holiday specials from Rick Steves and Sarah Brightman! During WinterPledge, which runs from Nov. 27 through Dec. 5, viewers can support KET by calling in their pledge to (800) 866-0366 or donating online at KET.org/donate.
Highlights of WinterPledge 2021 include:
Celtic Woman: Postcards from Ireland
This special, filmed in 14 different locations around Ireland, features the songs from Celtic Woman’s latest album.
KET Saturday, Nov. 27 & Thursday, Dec. 2 • 8/7 pm
KET2 Tuesday, Nov. 30 • 9/8 pm
Call the Midwife: Special Delivery
Take a celebratory look back at 10 years of Call The Midwife in this compilation full of births, deaths, love stories, faith and family. This program goes behind the scenes at Nonnatus House for interviews with the cast and crew, who share their favorite memories and moments. It’s a special treat for Call The Midwife fans—full of laughter and even a few tears.
KET Sunday, Nov. 28 • 8/7 pm
All Creatures Great and Small: Between the Pages
Go behind-the-scenes of the hit Masterpiece series All Creatures Great and Small with the cast and creators, who offer their insight and reflections on this timeless story.
KET Sunday, Nov. 28 • 9:30/8:30 pm
Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali
This program celebrates the four-part documentary series Muhammad Ali through interviews with its acclaimed filmmakers: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon. The team that created the eight-hour epic series talks about the film, the challenges in telling Ali’s story, and how the former heavyweight champion’s legacy continues to reverberate worldwide.
KET Monday, Nov. 29 • 8/7 pm
KET2 Friday, Dec. 3 • 9/8 pm
Rick Steves European Christmas
This special offers a colorful and musical celebration of Christmas across Europe where viewers will learn about customs from “the old countries,” hear local choirs, and discover holiday family traditions.
KET2 Monday, Nov. 29 • 8/7 pm
This Land is Your Land (My Music)
Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host.
KET Monday, Nov. 29 • 9:30/8:30 pm
KET2 Thursday, Dec. 2 • 9/8 pm
Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra Family Christmas Show
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, along with their respective families, come together for this memorable Christmas celebration filmed in 1967. The duo sing more than a dozen holiday classics and also embark on a medley of many of their most beloved songs. They’re also joined by an all-star cast of family and friends, including Nancy Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Al Casey.
KET Tuesday, Nov. 30 • 8/7 pm
The stunning natural beauty of the Commonwealth is on full display in this special that showcases our state’s most iconic outdoor wonders as well as many of its hidden gems.
KET Tuesday, Nov. 30 • 9:30/8:30 pm
KET2 Wednesday, Dec. 1 • 8/7 pm
Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide
Concerned about your retirement? Personal finance expert Suze Orman provides powerful advice and straight talk to help make your post-work life more successful and secure.
KET Wednesday, Dec. 1 • 8/7 pm
KET2 Saturday, Nov. 27 • 9:30/8:30 pm
Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony
The world’s best-selling soprano and legendary Grammy Award-nominated artist performs her first-ever Christmas special from the historic and beautiful Christ Church Spitalfields in London.
KET2 Wednesday, Dec. 1 • 9:30/8:30 pm
Burt Bacharach’s Best (My Music)
The music of popular composer Burt Bacharach, spanning the 1960s through the 1980s, is celebrated with vintage television footage featuring the original artists who made hits out of his classic songs.
KET Thursday, Dec. 2 • 10/9 pm
KET2 Sunday, Nov. 28 • 10/9 pm
Country Pop Legends (My Music)
Roy Clark hosts this retrospective through three decades of country music’s biggest hits, including performances by Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Hank Locklin, Bill Anderson and more!
KET Friday, Dec. 3 • 9/8 pm
KET2 Tuesday, Nov. 30 • 7/6 pm
WinterPledge 2021 offers an opportunity for viewers to support KET’s mission to provide quality, trusted programs that bring learning to life.
KET is Kentucky’s largest classroom, where learning comes to life for more than one million people each week via television, online and mobile. Learn more about Kentucky’s preeminent public media organization at KET.org, on Twitter @KET and at facebook.com/KET.
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