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Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry

Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry

Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry

Host Renee Shaw speaks with Yvette Gentry, the interim chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department. The first woman and first Black woman to lead LMPD, Gentry assumes command of an agency beset by national criticism for its handling of the Breonna Taylor shooting. Gentry discusses her plans to reduce violence in the city and build trust between officers and civilians.
S16 E10 Length 28:11 Premiere: 11.15.20

Reform Goals for a Department Under Scrutiny

This spring and summer, as tensions in Louisville mounted over the police shooting of Breonna Taylor, Yvette Gentry watched from the sidelines as the city and law enforcement seemed to drift farther and farther apart.

Gentry retired from Louisville Metro Police Department in 2014 after more than 20 years on the force, including four years as deputy chief. As her hometown grew more polarized over the death of Taylor and the subsequent investigations, friends and colleagues encouraged Gentry to return to LMPD to help the embattled agency, especially after Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fired long-time Police Chief Steve Conrad in June.

“At first I was like, no way,” says Gentry, “not a chance.”

But the more she thought about it, the more Gentry realized that as a Black woman with law enforcement experience, she was uniquely prepared to help LMPD through this difficult time.

“Who knows what inequity looks like inside the agency, who knows what inequity looks like in the city, and who knows how tough it is to be a police officer,” says Gentry. “Knowing all of those sides I felt like I could come in and help bridge the gap because I refuse to let anybody’s voice just be voided out as if there’s no validity to the issues that they were raising.”

In October Mayor Fischer selected Gentry to serve as interim chief of police for six months while the city conducts a nationwide search for a permanent chief. During her brief tenure, Gentry says she wants to address transparency, systemic racism, and other issues that have plagued the department. But mostly, the woman who grew up wanting to be a schoolteacher before turning to law enforcement says she wants to be a good listener.

“Listening to a variety of different people from different neighborhoods has been helpful to me to make sure that I’m managing everything that I need to do,” Gentry says. “I’m not too busy to listen to what you have to say because it makes a big difference in what we do going forward.”

Avoiding Use of Deadly Force

That includes finding the truth in what led to the death of Breonna Taylor. On March 13, police killed the 26-year old as they executed a no-knock warrant on her apartment. The validity of the warrant and the shooting of an unarmed Black woman have been the focus of multiple investigations and incited weeks of protests on the streets of Louisville.

An investigation by Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron led to wanton endangerment charges against one of the three LMPD officers involved in the shooting. That officer, Brett Hankison, has been fired. The other two officers are on leave, pending the outcome of an internal investigation, which Gentry says should be completed in a few weeks. She says she wants to give the public a full and honest accounting of what happened, who is responsible, and what policies need to be changed.

“People need those answers before we can start to move forward as a community and as an agency,” she says.

Protests erupted nationwide earlier this year over the police-involved deaths of Taylor and George Floyd in Minneapolis. The protests have intensified calls for police reforms, including bans on the use of no-knock warrants and chokeholds. (A Louisville ordinance passed in June outlaws no-knock warrants, and similar legislation will come before the General Assembly next year.)

Gentry says George Floyd’s death, which was the result of officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes, was “one of the most clearly excessive things that I’ve seen in law enforcement.” But she worries that the rush to outlaw non-lethal methods of restraint could have unintended consequences.

“Force is a continuum,” says Gentry. “It’s not ban it and it goes away. It’s ban it and something else replaces it, which can be deadly force or a more serious level of force.”

The chief says civilians and police share the same goal of de-escalating situations before they require deadly force. But she says that means officers need other tools to control uncooperative or dangerous suspects. If police had to confront one of her sons or brothers, Gentry says she would want the officer to use a chokehold rather than shoot them.

“It’s not a popular conversation, but it’s just the reality,” the chief says. “When you start taking that stuff away, you’re actually left with less tools and deadly force can increase.”

Addressing Racism, Equity and Other Issues

Gentry says systemic racism does exist in law enforcement and within the LMPD, but she adds that she doesn’t think it’s widespread. She describes it existing more within a subculture of people who have bias that can include racism. LMPD is 87 percent white, and Gentry says there are certain networks within the department than African Americans find hard to penetrate. For example, she says there is only one Black detective on the entire force.

Gender equity is also an issue. Gentry is the first woman of any color to serve as chief. Currently there are only four black females serving in command positions in LMPD, and Gentry says each them have enough years of service that they could retire today. That would leave the department without any women of color in command.

“That is crazy,” she says. “A police department our size in an urban area like us shouldn’t be in that position.”

A recently approved contract between the city and the police union should help improve recruitment to the force. All officers are slated to receive raises, while new LMPD officers will see their starting salaries go from about $35,000 a year to $45,000. Gentry hopes that will help the department attract more minority hires.

“When you have competitive pay, you can go out and recruit and retain good officers,” says the chief. “Officers should make a decent enough wage to be able to pay fair market rent and live in a city if they’re going to put their life on the line – that’s not too much to ask.”

Gentry also hopes to reduce Louisville’s escalating homicide numbers, and she wants to launch an education campaign to help cut the number of 911 calls the department receives. She says 70 percent of their runs are dispatched based on 911 calls for situations that may not really require police intervention.

“We have got so dependent on just calling 911 for everything,” says Gentry. “We had 40,000 times just this year alone where people are calling us to come because they’re mad at somebody and not afraid of them.”

Even though she signed-up for only a six-month stint, the interim chief has even more items on her agenda. She is exploring a co-responder model of policing, where a medic or a social worker better skilled to handle a medical or mental health situation would accompany a LMPD officers on certain calls. She is also awaiting results of not only the Breonna Taylor internal investigation but a top-to-bottom review of the entire department.

“I’m excited about what we can learn from that because I really feel like they’ve thoughtfully done it and are going to give us some really, really good information that we can use to go forward.” she says.

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Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass discusses the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state's public schools, students, and parents. He also talks about the job of the Department of Education's new chief equity officer and previews the 2021 General Assembly.

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Dr. Leana Wen - S11 E39

Renee's guest is Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City health commissioner, emergency room physician, and patient advocate. Renee visits the Baltimore City Health Department to talk with Dr. Wen about the country's struggle to manage pain, physician responsibility in prescribing powerful painkillers, harm-reduction techniques like needle exchange, and the accessibility of overdose-reversal drugs. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Gary Tuggle - S11 E40

Renee's guest is Gary Tuggle, special agent in charge, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Philadelphia Division. With over 30 years of law enforcement experience, Tuggle, a Baltimore native, began his law enforcement career as a Baltimore City police officer. Renee catches up with him in his hometown to talk about the portals of heroin into the U.S., the DEA's new strategy in addressing heroin trafficking and use, and the rise of the highly-potent opioid fentanyl that's claiming more lives and endangering law enforcement. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Dominique Wilkins - S11 E41

Renee speaks with former NBA standout Dominique Wilkins about his storied career and his current mission to help combat the nation's diabetes epidemic.

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Tameka Montgomery - S11 E42

Renee speaks with Tameka Montgomery, who was appointed in 2013 by President Obama to lead the Office of Entrepreneurial Development at the U.S. Small Business Administration. In her capacity as Associate Administrator, she is charged with driving programs and policies that support national entrepreneurial training and education programs.

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Phil Wilkins - S11 E43

Renee's guest is businessman and entrepreneur Phil Wilkins, who owns Dream Big Restaurants LLC. He discusses his approach to entrepreneurship and how self-confidence is at the core of his success as a businessman.

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Dayna Seelig - S15 E12

Kentucky Spirited Chef, Dayna Seelig, discusses the spirit of hospitality, along with her new book, Kentucky Spirited Treasures: Bourbon Wine & 'Shine.

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Impact 100 - S8 E1

Joy Allen and Martha Clark from Owensboro-based group Impact 100 will join Renee to discuss their organization and its success in giving $1.24 million in grant money to local nonprofits over the past six years

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Angel Clark and Bianca Spriggs - S8 E2

Photographer Angel Clark, director of the Center for HIV Prevention and Community Outreach at AVOL AIDS Volunteers, Inc., and Lexington writer, poet, and performer Bianca Spriggs, discuss their work with the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association in facilitating workshops for incarcerated women in Kentucky for The SwallowTale Project and the upcoming multimodal exhibit "The Thirteen."

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Poverty in Kentucky - S8 E3

Renee and poverty eradication experts and advocates discuss poverty's growing grip on Kentucky's families and children and the efforts being made to improve the well-being of Kentuckians.

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Rev. Kimberly Cecil-Jones - S8 E4

Renee talks with Miss Plus America, the Rev. Kimberly Cecil-Jones from Louisville, about pageantry and how recognition of full-figured women affects body image of young girls.

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dream hampton - S8 E5

Acclaimed hip hop journalist and culture critic dream hampton has written about music, culture, and politics for 20 years. She is "divesting herself of hip hop" and discusses why she is ready to turn her back on the genre that has consumed much of her career.

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Beth Silvers and Sarah Stewart Holland - S15 E10

Beth Silvers and Sarah Stewart Holland, co-hosts of the podcast Pantsuit Politics, talk about moving beyond conflict and frustration in our political conversations while protecting our relationships and finding understanding. They are authors of the book I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening).

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Tara Betts - S8 E6

Poet Tara Betts talks about her writing and her work as an activist for literacy. Betts, a lecturer in creative writing at Rutgers University, is the author of Arc and Hue, her 2009 debut collection of poetry. She recently spoke at the 2012 Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

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Mimi Pickering and Dr. Catherine Fosl - S8 E7

Filmmaker Mimi Pickering and biographer Dr. Catherine Fosl, director of the University of Louisville's Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, discuss the upcoming documentary on KET Anne Braden: Southern Patriot, about the American civil rights leader.

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Susan Pope - S8 E12

Renee's guest is Danville actress Susan Pope, who is touring with her one-woman play, Dreadfully White, described as a zany look at the serious subject of growing up in a violent family.

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M.A.D.E. (Motivating Youth All Day Everyday) - S8 E13

Teaching life lessons beyond classroom textbooks is what a former UK football player and a one-time incarcerated gang member have in common. Quincy Murdock and Logan Avritt are working to improve GPA's for at-risk kids and dial down the lure of gangs and violence. It's called M.A.D.E. - Motivating Youth All Day Everyday. A 2012 KET production.

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Cathy Holloway Hill - S8 E15

An author, life coach, and radio talk show host, Cathy Holloway Hill has written a book on how to uncover and discover the real you in Lies, Love and Life.

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Bianca Spriggs - S8 E16

Affrilachian poet and performer Bianca Spriggs discusses "The Thirteen," an exhibit and performance revolving around the lives of 13 black women who were lynched in Kentucky during the 19th and 20th centuries. A 2013 KET production.

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Derek Anderson - S8 E18

Former University of Kentucky Wildcat and NBA player Derek Anderson discusses his new book, Stamina, about how he overcame poverty and other challenges.

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Thrivals 5.0 - S8 E19

A look at "Thrivals 5.0: "The Quest: The Call to Adventure," part of Louisville's IdeaFestival. Thrivals 5.0 presents an interactive introduction to "questors" who have not just dared to dream but have achieved their dream. A 2013 KET production.

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Alexandra Bradner - S8 E20

Renee welcomes Dr. Alexandra Bradner, University of Kentucky Philosophy professor, who wrote a critique of the MTV series Buckwild.

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Jane Beshear - S8 E21

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear discusses her tenure and what she hopes to accomplish in the remaining two years. A 2013 KET production.

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Connections

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Beth Howard and Michael Harrington; Devine Carama

Host Renee Shaw speaks with Beth Howard and Michael Harrington from Southern Crossroads and Rednecks for Black Lives, an organization dedicated to building community power and multi-racial alliances among the poor and working-class in the South. She also follows up with activist and hip hop artist Devine Carama, who walked hundreds of miles across Kentucky to promote voter awareness and racial justice.

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Janet Steele Holloway - S8 E24

Janet Steele Holloway, founder of Women Leading Kentucky and author, discusses her coming of age autobiography A Willful Child.

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Byron Hurt - S8 E25

Acclaimed filmmaker Byron Hurt talks about his latest film, Soul Food Junkies, the history and hazards of the high-fat cuisine and the love it inspires.

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Lexington Artists - S8 E28

Renee speaks with Lexington artists Kremena Todorova and Kurt Gohde about the Lexington Tattoo Project and Lexington artist Denise E. Brown, who tackles the sensitive issues of race, class, and society in her works.

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Beth Dotson Brown - S8 E31

Renee speaks with Beth Dotson Brown, an award winning freelance writer and editor who lives in Lancaster, Kentucky. She is the author of Yes! I Am Catholic and contributor to A Cup of Comfort for Breast Cancer Survivors.

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - S11 E37

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Fayette County Veterans Treatment Court - S11 E34

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Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass

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Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry

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  • Wednesday November 18, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 11:00 am CT on KET

Dr. Lynne Saddler - S11 E33

  • Friday November 20, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 20, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday November 20, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 20, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday November 20, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 20, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Scott Hesseltine - S11 E32

  • Thursday November 19, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday November 19, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday November 19, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday November 19, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Jessie Laine Powell - S11 E31

  • Wednesday November 18, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 18, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 18, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 18, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 18, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 18, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Oral Health Care In Kentucky - S11 E30

  • Tuesday November 17, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 17, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 17, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 17, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Kishonna Gray - S11 E29

  • Monday November 16, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday November 16, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday November 16, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday November 16, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday November 16, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday November 16, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Jecorey Arthur and Quintez Brown

  • Saturday November 21, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday November 21, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 11, 2020 11:30 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday November 11, 2020 10:30 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday November 11, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday November 11, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 11:00 am CT on KET

Gretchen Hunt - S11 E28

  • Friday November 13, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 13, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday November 13, 2020 2:10 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 13, 2020 1:10 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday November 13, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 13, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Dr. Erin Frazier - S11 E27

  • Thursday November 12, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday November 12, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday November 12, 2020 2:07 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday November 12, 2020 1:07 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday November 12, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday November 12, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Crystal Wilkinson - S11 E26

  • Wednesday November 11, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 11, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 11, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 11, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes - S11 E25

  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 2:01 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 1:01 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention - S11 E24

  • Monday November 9, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday November 9, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday November 9, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday November 9, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Terrance Sullivan

  • Saturday November 14, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday November 14, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 11:30 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 10:30 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 11:00 am CT on KET

A Tribute to Georgia Davis Powers - S11 E18

  • Friday November 6, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 6, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday November 6, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 6, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday November 6, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday November 6, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Andrew Brennen - S11 E17

  • Thursday November 5, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday November 5, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday November 5, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday November 5, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday November 5, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday November 5, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Anthony Smith - S11 E16

  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Wayne Lewis - S11 E15

  • Tuesday November 3, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 3, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 3, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 3, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 3, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday November 3, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Former Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear - S11 E11

  • Monday November 2, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday November 2, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday November 2, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday November 2, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday November 2, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday November 2, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

2020 Election Preview with Colmon Elridge and Tres Watson

  • Saturday November 7, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday November 7, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday October 31, 2020 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday October 31, 2020 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 28, 2020 11:30 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 28, 2020 10:30 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday October 28, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 28, 2020 5:00 pm CT on KET

Miss Kentucky Clark Davis - S11 E10

  • Friday October 30, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 30, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday October 30, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 30, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday October 30, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday October 30, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Ari Berman - S11 E9

  • Thursday October 29, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 29, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday October 29, 2020 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 29, 2020 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Allison Joseph - S11 E8

  • Wednesday October 28, 2020 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday October 28, 2020 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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Season 16

Episodes

Season 16 Episodes

Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass

S16 E11 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11.22.20

Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry

S16 E10 Length 28:11 Premiere Date 11.15.20

Jecorey Arthur and Quintez Brown

S16 E9 Length 27:31 Premiere Date 11.8.20

Terrance Sullivan

S16 E8 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11.1.20

2020 Election Preview with Colmon Elridge and Tres Watson

S16 E7 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 10.25.20

Beth Howard and Michael Harrington; Devine Carama

S16 E6 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 10.18.20

Nana Ama Aya Bullock and Muriel Harris

S16 E5 Length 28:26 Premiere Date 10.11.20

Betsy Johnson, Saundra Ardrey

S16 E4 Length 28:41 Premiere Date 10.4.20

Fabian Alvarez, Leyda Becker and Mercedes Harn

S16 E3 Length 28:06 Premiere Date 9.27.20

Devine Carama; Marjorie Guyon and Barry Darnell Burton

S16 E2 Length 28:46 Premiere Date 9.20.20

Marsha Weinstein

S16 E1 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 9.11.20

Clips and Previews

Season 16 Clips and Previews

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