Distinguished Kentuckian

Distinguished Kentuckian

A series of KET productions profiling Kentuckians whose leadership in government, education, the arts, journalism, or other fields of public service has had a lasting positive impact on the lives of the citizens of the Commonwealth.

Recent Episodes

Leslie Combs II | Friday, June 29 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, June 29 at 4:00 AM CT

Father Ralph Beiting | Friday, July 6 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, July 6 at 4:00 AM CT

Harry Caudill | Friday, July 13 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, July 13 at 4:00 AM CT

Wilson Wyatt Sr. | Friday, July 20 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, July 20 at 4:00 AM CT

Show all past Distinguished Kentuckian episodes.

Upcoming Schedule

Carl Perkins

59:02 | #125 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, July 25 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, July 25 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, July 25 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, July 25 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, July 26 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, July 26 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, July 27 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, July 27 at 4:00 AM CT

Adron Doran

58:00 | #128 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 1 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, August 1 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 1 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, August 1 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, August 2 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, August 2 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, August 3 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, August 3 at 4:00 AM CT

Francis and Louise Hutchins

57:06 | #102 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 8 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, August 8 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 8 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, August 8 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, August 9 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, August 9 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, August 10 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, August 10 at 4:00 AM CT

O.L. Press

58:02 | #103 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 15 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, August 15 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 15 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, August 15 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, August 16 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, August 16 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, August 17 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, August 17 at 4:00 AM CT

Everett Moore

55:10 | #104 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 22 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, August 22 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 22 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, August 22 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, August 23 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, August 23 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, August 24 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, August 24 at 4:00 AM CT

Morton Holbrook

57:59 | #106 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 29 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, August 29 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, August 29 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, August 29 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, August 30 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, August 30 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, August 31 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, August 31 at 4:00 AM CT

William H. Neal

58:30 | #107 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, September 5 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, September 5 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, September 5 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, September 5 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, September 6 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, September 6 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, September 7 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, September 7 at 4:00 AM CT

Earl D. Wallace

58:40 | #109 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, September 12 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, September 12 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, September 12 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, September 12 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, September 13 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, September 13 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, September 14 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, September 14 at 4:00 AM CT

Margaret Willis

58:50 | #110 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, September 19 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, September 19 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, September 19 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, September 19 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, September 20 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, September 20 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, September 21 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, September 21 at 4:00 AM CT

Eleanor Churchill

57:43 | #119 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, September 26 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, September 26 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, September 26 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, September 26 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, September 27 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, September 27 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, September 28 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, September 28 at 4:00 AM CT