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

John Jacob Niles | Friday, October 26 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, October 26 at 4:00 AM CT

Adolph Rupp | Friday, November 2 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, November 2 at 4:00 AM CT

Rufus B. Atwood | Friday, November 9 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, November 9 at 4:00 AM CT

Eleanor Churchill | Friday, November 16 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, November 16 at 4:00 AM CT

Show all past Distinguished Kentuckian episodes.

Upcoming Schedule

Thomas D. Clark

58:43 | #120 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, November 21 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, November 21 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, November 21 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, November 21 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, November 22 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, November 22 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, November 23 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, November 23 at 4:00 AM CT

Leslie Combs II

58:44 | #121 | TV-G

  • KETKY: Wednesday, November 28 at 4:00 AM ET / Wednesday, November 28 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Wednesday, November 28 at 2:00 PM ET / Wednesday, November 28 at 1:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Thursday, November 29 at 1:00 AM ET / Thursday, November 29 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Friday, November 30 at 5:00 AM ET / Friday, November 30 at 4:00 AM CT

Father Ralph Beiting

58:54 | #122 | TV-G

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

Harry Caudill

58:57 | #123 | TV-G

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

Wilson Wyatt Sr.

58:47 | #124 | TV-G

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

Carl Perkins

59:02 | #125 | TV-G

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