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12:00 AM ET

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Tavis Smiley

#4174

Tavis Smiley, the first African American to have his own signature talk show on NPR, hosts a new late-night television talk show - a hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, featuring interviews with newsmakers, politicians, celebrities and real people.

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Conversations with Champions

John Swofford

A discussion with John Swofford, who has served as commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) for the past 18 years.

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Dinosaur Train

Erma Eoraptor/Under the Volcano

Buddy and Tiny venture off to find a member of the first species of dinosaur that ever lived. Tiny, Buddy, and Mr. Pteranodon take the Dinosaur Train to Volcano Valley.

12:30 AM ET

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The Local Traveler

Sugar and Spice Trail

Amy explores the Northern Kentucky Sugar and Spice Trail, sampling delicious, local specialty candies as well as unique herbs and spices. Featured stops include Schneider's Sweet Shop and Witt's End Candy Emporium, both in Bellevue; Newport's Sweet Tooth Candies and Sweet Dreams Candy Company; Hebron's Galerie Candy & Gifts; and Ft. Thomas' Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices.

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Tavis Smiley

#4173

Tavis Smiley, the first African American to have his own signature talk show on NPR, hosts a new late-night television talk show - a hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, featuring interviews with newsmakers, politicians, celebrities and real people.

KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel's Friends Say No/Prince Wednesday Doesn't Want to Play

Daniel learns that sometimes his friends might not want to play with him. Daniel gets upset when Prince Wednesday only wants to play with his brother.

1:00 AM ET

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Charlie Rose

#23174

Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, and scientists in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.

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The This Old House Hour

#1511

Burying electrical cables, building porch columns and installing kitchen cabinets are showcased. Also, how to make wire connections and a lesson on creating mead.

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Brothers in Arms

Archival footage and interviews recall the experiences and accomplishments of the 101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles," the paratrooper unit that helped liberate France during World War II and is now based at Fort Campbell.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Miss Elaina Gets Hurt/Daniel Feels Better

Miss Elaina and Daniel crash into one another while playing and Lady Elaine makes them feel better. Daniel twists his ankle and goes to see Dr. Anna.

1:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Splash and Bubbles

Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around

Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat algae. Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish.

2:00 AM ET

KET

Last Tango In Halifax

#103

While planning their civil marriage ceremony at a medieval hall near Halifax, Celia and Alan get locked in the eerie building.

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Bomb

A look at how America developed the most destructive invention in human history - the nuclear bomb.

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Nature Cat

Earth Day Today/Earth Day Every Day

Nature Cat and the gang go on a nature hike over to Butterfly Hills to celebrate Earth Day. Nature Cat and his pals get sidetracked by a plastic bottle floating in a stream.

2:30 AM ET

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Ready Jet Go!

Sean's Neptune Tune/Earthday Birthday

Sean's nervousness about flying out to visit Neptune is soothed by Jet's suggestion - an improvised "Neptune tune." The kids discover that they'e missed all 63 of Jet's Bortronian birthdays, so they throw a party.

3:00 AM ET

KET

In The Club

#104

Kim and Neil struggle to ignore their feelings for each other and their secret threatens to bubble to the surface. Rosie has a shock when she visits her dad in hospital. With her own baby's arrival looming, Vicky gives Dr. Bellingham an ultimatum. Roanna struggles with becoming a new mom all over again.

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Raising Ms. President

This film is about raising the next generation of female political leaders. Writer/Director Kiley Lane Parker explores the reasons why women don't run for office in order to encourage more women to run in the future.

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Wild Kratts

Eel-Lectric!

When the Tortuga crashes in the Amazon rainforest, the ship loses power when its electrical systems are damaged. The Kratt brothers soon find a creature that may be able to solve the Tortuga's electricity problem - the electric eel.

3:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Wild Kratts

The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic.

4:00 AM ET

KET

Secret Life of Twins

Martin Clunes narrates this fascinating look into the life and science of twins.

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PBS Previews: The Vietnam War

Interviews and exclusive clips highlight the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

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Health Three60

The Heart Facts

Cardiovascular disease is now the leading cause of death in the nation and in Kentucky. In this episode, we trace the history of cardiovascular disease and its treatment in the last 50 years; understand how individual lifestyle choices, societal changes, and genetics impact heart health; and learn why women are particularly vulnerable to heart disease.

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Odd Squad

Hold The Door/Flatastrophe

An agent in training gets lost in headquarters, Olive and Otto must find him before Ms. O finds out. Olive and Otto must stop Fladam, a villain with a vendetta against cubes.

4:30 AM ET

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POV

Two Towns of Jasper

Filmmakers tell the story of what happened in Jasper, Texas after an African-American man was chained to a truck and dragged to death.

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Odd Squad

Puppet Show/Mystic Egg Pizza

Olive and Otto have to crack a case in which a group of people have been turned into puppets. With the help of Odd Squad, Delivery Debbie and Doug must figure out why their food is disappearing.

5:00 AM ET

KET

A Taste of History

When America Spoke French

The Berley Brothers of Shane's Candy share the history of ice cream in Philadelphia.

KET KY

Distinguished Kentuckian

Adolph Rupp

Adolph Rupp, one of the most successful coaches in the history of college basketball, coached the University of Kentucky men's basketball team from 1930 to 1972 and built the program into a national powerhouse. A 1975 KET production.

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Arthur

Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog

The gang encounters many obstacles traveling around the world by plane, balloon, and motor scooters. Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date whether they're interested or not!

5:30 AM ET

KET

Curious Traveler

Curious Oslo

The Oslo Opera House, Vikings, the Oslo National Theatre, and the troll legend are examined.

KET PBS KIDS

Arthur

Arthur Unravels/All the Rage

When Grandma Thora teaches Arthur how to knit, he tries to keep his new hoppy a secret. Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida!

6:00 AM ET

KET

Wai Lana Yoga

Striking Cobra and Headstand

This dynamic version of Cobra strengthens arms and tones the back. Wai Lana also does some upside down poses, including Headstand.

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Thomas & Friends

Don't Give Up

Percy is determined to save the calliope, a rusty old organ, from being melted down. Thomas takes a new track vehicle along with him on his jobs.

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Bywords

Dick Hammond

Dick Hammond, cattleman. A 1984 KET production.

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Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman

Ruff Fetches the Fetchers

Ruff has been so preoccupied with trying to find his long-lost parents that he's forgotten to cast the Season 5 FETCHers!

6:30 AM ET

KET

Body Electric

#1922

Low-impact exercises.

KET2

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Show Me the Honey/Migration Vacation

Sally and Nick visit Queen Priscilla Buzzoo who invites them to join in the bee dance to learn how to make honey. The kids learn how and why birds migrate.

KET KY

Dialogue on Public Issues

Richard Kessler

A discussion with Dr. Richard Kessler, associate professor of biology and environmental studies program coordinator at Campbellsville University.

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Cyberchase

Spheres of Fears

In his latest and possibly maddest scheme ever, Hacker traps Digit and the kids in one of the dreaded Spheres of Fears, a mini-galaxy of orbs populated by eerie creatures called Creepers. He wants them out of the way so that Delete, in a diva star turn, can impersonate Motherboard and convince everyone in Cyberspace to cause chaos everywhere. No one can stop him now!

7:00 AM ET

KET

Ready Jet Go!: Back to Bortron 7

When Jet's parents need to return to their home planet, Sean and Sydney join the Propulsion family for an epic adventure to Bortron 7.

KET2

NHK Newsline

#8100

This news program delivers the latest from Japan, Asia, and the rest of the world.

KET KY

Buck's Big World

Fun with Model Trains

Meet Harry and Bob and learn all about the hobby of model trains.

KET PBS KIDS

Cyberchase

Jimaya Jam

Hacker has discovered an army of awesome creatures he can use to rule Cyberspace, but they are carved in stone on the walls of the Pyramid of Jimaya. To bring the animals to life, he must steal the Sphere of Being, a magical orb closely guarded by three ghosts. How can he distract them so he can steal the Sphere?

7:30 AM ET

KET2

Kentucky Health

A Day in the Life of a Primary Care Doctor

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Mary Barry of Norton Community Medical Associates and attorney Sarah Spurlock with Stites & Harbison PLLC.

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Bluegrass and Backroads

Bluegrass Youth Ballet; Street Rod Nationals; Bluegrass Blueberries; Evan's Orchard

Visit the Bluegrass Youth Ballet, the Street Rod Nationals, Bluegrass Blueberries, and Evan's Orchard.

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WordGirl

What Would WordGirl Do/Granny's Corner

TJ and Johnson imagine what WordGirl would do if a villain were to suddenly appear. The advice that Granny My gives on her new advice show is somehow inciting chaos around the city.

8:00 AM ET

KET

Nature Cat

Ocean Commotion - Part 2

The gang learn how all waterways are connected, and also meet up with a new special friend named Nature Dog, who helps them navigate the oceans.

KET2

Body Electric

Tallahassee, FL

Body Electric celebrates it's 10th anniversary on PBS stations nationwide.

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U of L Today with Mark Hebert

Mark Rothstein; John Kielkopf and Astronomer Karen Collins

People are sharing their health records and data with DNA/ancestry companies and citizen researchers at an alarming rate. Mark Rothstein is studying ways to protect that data. UofL astrophysics teacher John Kielkopf and UofL grad and Smithsonian astronomer Karen Collins discuss discovery of a new exoplanet, UofL work in astronomy, and the upcoming solar eclipse.

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Arthur

D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa

The Tibbles tease, D.W. fires back, the Tibbles taunt, D.W. has a snappy comeback, and round and round they go! Will it ever end? Perhaps an ancient Indian fable about a turtle and two wisecracking geese will be enough to teach D.W. to just let it go. D.W.'s new classmate, Cheikh, is from Senegal, Africa! When D.W. realizes that she doesn't know much about Africa she decides to learn through music. D.W., Brain, and Cheikh team-up to write a song about all 54 countries on that continent!

8:30 AM ET

KET

Curious George

Curious George Flies A Kite/From Scratch

George finds the wonders and perils of kite flying and uses his inquiry skills to help an accused cat.

KET KY

From the Ground Up

Architecture of Religion

A survey of religious structures in Kentucky, from log churches to grand cathedrals. A 1991 KET production.

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Arthur

Buster Spaces Out/The Long Road Home

Inspired by footage of the moon landing, Buster wants to make a rocket and go to outer space. After costing Lakewood Elementary the win in a relay race against Mighty Mountain, George wants to redeem himself.

9:00 AM ET

KET

Curious George

Curious George's Home for Pigeons/Out of Order

George creates a tree on the balcony and gathers packages for a lady who turns out to be a mail carrier.

KET2

Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi

Little Greece

Mickela celebrates the annual St. Nicholas feast with the Greek-American community in Queens.

KET KY

Appalshop @ 40: Classics from the Collection

Hand Carved

Chester Cornett made chairs for Presidents and his work is displayed in museums across the country. In this film, Chester fells a tree on the site of his family's homeplace on the top of Pine Mountain in southeastern Kentucky and transports it back to his small apartment and workshop in inner-city Cincinnati. He uses simple hand tools to chop, whittle, and carve the wood into an exquisite, eight-legged, "two-in-one" rocker.

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Peg + Cat

The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem

The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for them. Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins who might have a shot at the Olympic gold medal.

9:30 AM ET

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Friends and Feelings/Daniel's Day Many of Many Feelings

Prince Wednesday won't stop pretending to be a scary bear and this makes Daniel feel mad. Daniel identifies his many feelings as the day unfolds.

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Paint This with Jerry Yarnell

Backwater Swamps, Part 1

Jerry discusses with his viewers the reference material he will be using to create the swamp scene.

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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Name That Sound/Fabulous Feathers

Clarence the Cricket teaches the kids how a cricket makes its noise in the Grassy-Grove-Dell. Puranjay the peacock helps Sally play dress-up and supplies new feathers for her hat.

10:00 AM ET

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Feels Two Feelings/The Neighborhood Carnival

Daniel, Katerina and O get frustrated when they can't keep their kite in the air. Daniels feels both excited and scared to ride the Ferris wheel.

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Quilt in a Day

Flying Geese Technique - Reach for the Stars, Flying Geese Tree Skirt

Using Flying Geese patches, Eleanor sews a joyous star wall hanging and a Christmas tree skirt.

KET PBS KIDS

Super Why!

The Unhappy Puppy

The Super Readers jump into the book The Unhappy Puppy, where they meet lonely puppy Checkers.

10:30 AM ET

KET

Thomas & Friends

Don't Give Up

Percy is determined to save the calliope, a rusty old organ, from being melted down. Thomas takes a new track vehicle along with him on his jobs.

KET2

Knit and Crochet Now!

Slip Into Slippers

Lena Skvagerson shows how to stitch up the Walk of Fame textured unisex slippers.

KET PBS KIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Blanket Blues/Dino Clifford

Clifford reluctantly agrees to let Cleo and T-Bone use his favorite blanket in a game of Super T-Bone, and they get it all dirty. Vaz's big sister, Theresa, digs for dinosaur fossils on Birdwell Island-with the dogs' help, of course.

11:00 AM ET

KET

Splash and Bubbles

Deflated Dunk/Kelp Forest Keepers

Tired of always being the "nervous friend," Dunk decides he will no longer puff up or get upset. Splash, Dunk, and Bubbles spend the day with Tidy, the Garibaldi Fish, as "kelp forest keepers."

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Knitting Daily

Fair Isle Style

Kirsten Kapur demonstrates Fair Isle-inspired stranded colorwork.

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Kentucky Bourbon Tales: Distilling the Family Business

The history of bourbon in Kentucky is told through a series of interviews with key individuals representing several distilleries, including master distillers, who have played important roles in the growth of the industry.

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Thomas & Friends

Peace & Quiet

Caitlin is so excited to spend a night on the Island of Sodor that she keeps waking everyone up. Luke tries to help a scared young deer.

11:30 AM ET

KET

Sesame Street

Enthusiastic Penelope Penguin

Chris helps Penelope, an overly excited penguin, learn how to control herself and make new friends.

KET2

Beads, Baubles & Jewels

Leather and Chainmaille Jewelry

Author Laura Poplin combines the ancient art of leatherwork and chainmaille to make great jewelry.

KET PBS KIDS

Thomas & Friends

Taking Turns

Thomas and Duck must work together when Harold the helicopter breaks down. Luke and Millie switch jobs for a day.

12:00 PM ET

KET

Sesame Street

Afraid of the Bark

Zoe is rattled when Barkley playfully picks up her pet rock, Rocco, in his mouth. Elmo and others help Zoe get over her fear.

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Charlie Rose

#23174

Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, and scientists in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.

KET KY

Kentucky Afield

Simple Fishing Trip; Becoming An Outdoorswoman Program

A simple fishing trip and a look at the Becoming an Outdoorswoman Program are featured.

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Caillou

Caillou the Magnificent

Caillou is having trouble deciding whether to take Rexie, his kite, or his toy fire truck to school for Show and Tell. Then Rosie shows how good she is at surprising people, and he decides to take his little sister instead. Later, Grandma shows Caillou a simple magic trick, and he decides to become a magician.

12:30 PM ET

KET

Super Why!

Landon's Circus Adventure

The Super Readers meet a nervous kid acrobat performing in the circus for the first time.

KET KY

Kentucky Life

Louisville Zoo - Part 3; Kentucky Postcards; Rhonda McEnroe

The third and final segment about the Louisville Zoo, old postcards take us on a nostalgic trip through Kentucky, and Owensboro's Rhonda McEnroe exhibits her students' work at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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Sid the Science Kid

Sid's Health Day

At school, Sid and his friends discover lots of ways to stay healthy.

1:00 PM ET

KET

Peg + Cat

The Camp Problem/The Two Homes Problem

Peg and Cat's gophers face the rowdy raccoons in a "non-competitive" battle of the bunks. How can Peg and Cat make Jesse a present for his room when he lives in two places?

KET2

Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick

Barry Kibrick - The Five Thieves of Happiness by John Izzo

Dr. John Izzo has been a student and professor that has been searching for what makes people happy.

KET KY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Jefferson County Veterans Treatment Court

Jefferson County's Veterans Treatment Court, which began operating in the fall of 2012, helps military veterans seeking treatment for substance abuse and mental health issues. Jefferson County District Court Judge David Holton talks with Renee about the court, the first of its kind in Kentucky.

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Bob the Builder

Wendy Lights It Up

Bob plans a surprise birthday party for Wendy, but she is too busy to leave work. Scoop tries to move an ice sculpture to a place where it won't melt.

1:30 PM ET

KET

Dinosaur Train

Classic in the Jurassic: Turtle and Theropod Race/Hungry, Hungry Carnivores

Different dinosaur teams compete in various contests at the Classic in the Jurassic competition. Buddy, Tiny, Mom, and Laura meet a generous chef and eat some of his famous carrion dishes.

KET2

Sit and Be Fit

Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability

This program features exercises that help increase postural awareness and stabilize the shoulders.

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World of Our Own: Kentucky Folkways

The Culture of Play (Part 1)

Kentucky folk musicians from a variety of cultures and traditional marbles games.

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WordWorld

Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged

When Pig promises to make a pie for everyone, he learns a hard lesson about keeping promises and sharing. Frog and Pig's friendship is put to the test when Frog moves in with Pig after his log sinks.

2:00 PM ET

KET

Ready Jet Go!: Back to Bortron 7

When Jet's parents need to return to their home planet, Sean and Sydney join the Propulsion family for an epic adventure to Bortron 7.

KET2

Lidia's Kitchen

Gnocchi

Lidia shares delicious dishes including butternut squash gnocchi and plum gnocchi.

KET KY

Our Kids

#1312

News and features about classroom projects and activities in Louisville-area schools.

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Super Why!

The Unhappy Puppy

The Super Readers jump into the book The Unhappy Puppy, where they meet lonely puppy Checkers.

2:30 PM ET

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Simply Ming

Shaun Hergatt

Chef Shaun Hergatt creates an acacia-glazed duck breast with plum puree and fennel salad.

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Rebound: A Basketball Story

In the fall of 1980, the small town of Independence, Kentucky was rocked by a massive gas explosion at its high school. In the face of adversity, a group of young men picked up the pieces of their lives the way they knew best - by playing basketball. With no school to attend or gym to practice in, the boy's varsity basketball team realized a dream by winning the state championship. In the process, they inspired their fellow students and united the entire community. Nick Clooney narrates.

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Sesame Street

Enthusiastic Penelope Penguin

Chris helps Penelope, an overly excited penguin, learn how to control herself and make new friends.

3:00 PM ET

KET

Nature Cat

Ocean Commotion - Part 2

The gang learn how all waterways are connected, and also meet up with a new special friend named Nature Dog, who helps them navigate the oceans.

KET2

Taste The Islands with Chef Irie

Kingston to Bridgetown

Chef Irie prepares escoveitched fish over coucou and kale salad with mango vinaigrette.

KET PBS KIDS

Sesame Street

Afraid of the Bark

Zoe is rattled when Barkley playfully picks up her pet rock, Rocco, in his mouth. Elmo and others help Zoe get over her fear.

3:30 PM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

Platypus Cafe

On a kayaking expedition in Australia, the brothers encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures: a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on adding the platypus eggs to his menu. Chris and Martin must harness the special electromagnetic "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. They realize that animals use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves, and different senses give different information.

KET2

Pati's Mexican Table

American Classics, My Way

Mac 'n cheese Mexicano, chipotle agave chicken wings, and extreme brownies are served.

KET PBS KIDS

Dinosaur Train

Where Have All The Lizards Gone?/Conductor's Sleepover

The Changyuraptor Family has been eating all the lizards on Lizard Island, impacting the ecosystem. With a hurricane looming, the Pteranodon Family convinces the Conductor to leave his train and come to their shelter.

4:00 PM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy

Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for a fascinating underground mission to meet earthworms and "dig up" the answer to the mystery of why worms come above ground when it rains. But they have to hurry, as they soon realize that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Along the way they learn that wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling and that the worm's unique environment helps them stay moist.

KET2

Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen

The Great Outdoorsman

Chef Stellino recalls the joys of pastoral Italy and delivers rustic recipes as the perfect end to a day of outdoor adventures.

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STEAM - Ideas That Shape Our World

Nonsense

Despite our search for certainty and answers, we live in a world of ambiguity and unpredictability. Author Jamie Holmes explains that creative thinking and innovation rests with the ability to understand and navigate "not knowing" and uncertainty.

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Dinosaur Train

Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part One/Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part Two

The whole Pteranodon Family takes a rollicking adventure on the Dinosaur Train Riverboat! Grandpa Pteranodon tells Buddy about the Legend of Admiral Globidens.

4:30 PM ET

KET

Odd Squad

Soundcheck Part Deux/Jinx

The members of Soundcheck go missing. Otto and Olive must bring them back in time for the concert. When all of Odd Squad comes down with a case of the jinx, it's up to Oscar and Dr. O to save the day.

KET2

Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking

The Big Island, Hawai

Chef Peter Merriman takes Pete on a trip up the Kohala Mountains to the beautiful Kahua Ranch where they pick-up Wagyu beef for the night's feast.

KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

A Storm in the Neighborhood/After The Neighborhood Storm

Daniel and his friends are a little frightened of the storm. After the big storm, Daniel and his friends are comforted to know that everyone is safe.

5:00 PM ET

KET

Odd Squad

Training Day

Olive tells the story of what happened to her old partner. Algebraic thinking is showcased.

KET2

Connections with Renee Shaw

Carol Peachee

Photographer Carol Peachee discusses her books, including The Birth of Bourbon: A Photographic Tour of Early Distilleries that captures lost distilleries and those undergoing renewal. Peachee is also a pioneer in the integrative health field with decades of clinical experience in counseling, mindfulness practices, and internal arts. She is the founder of the Center for Mindful Living Practices.

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MoxieTalk

Terry Forcht

Kirt's guest is Terry Forcht, a leading Kentucky entrepreneur and investor and the founder, chairman and CEO of Forcht Group of Kentucky.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Can't Ride Trolley/Daniel Can't Get What He Wants

Mom explains to Daniel that he can't always get what he wants but shows him a way to feel better. Dad assures Daniel that it's ok to feel frustrated.

5:30 PM ET

KET

Cyberchase

Spheres of Fears

In his latest and possibly maddest scheme ever, Hacker traps Digit and the kids in one of the dreaded Spheres of Fears, a mini-galaxy of orbs populated by eerie creatures called Creepers. He wants them out of the way so that Delete, in a diva star turn, can impersonate Motherboard and convince everyone in Cyberspace to cause chaos everywhere. No one can stop him now!

KET2

David Holt's State of Music

Wayne Henderson, Jeff Little

David goes to Rugby, Virginia to play tunes with Wayne Henderson and Jeff Little.

KET KY

Kentucky Life

First Kentucky Brigade/Today's Special/OlBoysToys Car Club/Elizabethtown

A look at one of the most decorated units of the Civil War, the First Kentucky Brigade, also known as the Orphan Brigade; Today's Special has an Italian flair, courtesy of Chef Joel Lavinder at Caproni's Restaurant in Maysville; in Russell County, the members of OlBoysToys Car Club host a monthly car show April through September; and founded in 1795, Elizabethtown has all the vibrant attributes of a much larger city but remains a charming small town. A 2011 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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Splash and Bubbles

Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell

When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join the search. Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with the real Denny.

6:00 PM ET

KET

BBC World News America

#17230

News from around the world.

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Expeditions with Patrick McMillan

Can We Save The Florida Scrub?

Patrick explores whether a collaboration of science and will can save the endangered Florida Scrub.

KET KY

Kentucky State Fair: A Century of Memories

Celebrates 100 years of the Kentucky State Fair with a look at the music, the midway, Freedom Hall, agricultural competitions, food, and more. A 2005 KET production.

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Nature Cat

Woodpecker Picks A Place/Here Comes The Sun

Nature Cat and the gang find a woodpecker pecking away at Hal's roof! Nature Cat leads his pals on an amazing adventure, to go see the Golden Sunstone!

6:30 PM ET

KET

Nightly Business Report

#36165

Combines fast-breaking business and economic news, extensive financial market coverage, in-depth analysis, corporate profiles, features, and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.

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Born to Explore with Richard Wiese

Indonesia: Orangutans-People of the Forest

Richard Wiese journeys deep into the rainforest in search of the orangutans of Borneo, Indonesia.

KET PBS KIDS

Ready Jet Go!

Whole Lotta Shakin'/My Fair Jet

The kids attempt to build the tallest tower ever on the Moon, hoping to beat Jet's cousin's record. After a hilarious outburst from Jet, the kids are motivated to try to "train" him to behave.

7:00 PM ET

KET

PBS NewsHour

#12035

Provides in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live studio interviews, discussions, and documentary reports.

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Consuelo Mack WealthTrack

Contrarian Approach

Guest: David Wallack, Portfolio Manager, T. Rowe Price Mid-Cap Value Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a rare interview with "Great Investor" and Morningstar's 2016 Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Year David Wallack.

KET KY

Kentucky to the World

The Booth Sisters

The Booth sisters - Lady, Rebecca, and Cecil - talk about growing up in Kentucky; success in their chosen professions; and their famous dad - Wayne Perkey of 84 WHAS radio.

KET PBS KIDS

Ready Jet Go!: Back to Bortron 7

When Jet's parents need to return to their home planet, Sean and Sydney join the Propulsion family for an epic adventure to Bortron 7.

7:30 PM ET

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Start Up

A Coffee Date

Keba Konte, the founder of Red Bay Coffee, a roaster and coffee bar in California, is interviewed.

8:00 PM ET

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Comment on Kentucky

August 18, 2017

Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant. Scheduled guests: Jack Brammer, Frankfort bureau chief, Lexington Herald-Leader; Lawrence Smith, reporter, WDRB-TV in Louisville; and Kevin Wheatley, reporter, Pure Politics on Spectrum News.

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Doc Martin

Preserve The Romance

Martin finds his return to London delayed by the birth of his son, and then again by some sad news. Meanwhile he begins to have serious doubts about the competency of the new doctor after she misdiagnoses a patient and dishes out prescriptions for totally inappropriate drugs.

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Sally Brown: Force of Nature

Louisville's Sally Brown is known for her worldwide support and activity on behalf of the environment and historic preservation. Narrated by Joanne Woodward, this 2006 KET production explores her life and work through interviews with Brown herself as well as family members, friends, and national political figures.

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Ready Jet Go!

Total Eclipse of the Sunspot/Sean's Year In Space

The kids use a solar panel to improve their energy efficiency and notice Sunspot is acting strange. Sean is excited by NASA's "Year in Space" program on the International Space Station, and decides to try to live for a year in the tree house.

8:30 PM ET

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Charlie Rose - The Week

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This special Friday night offering features highlights of conversations with guests on Rose's nightly PBS program.

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Ready Jet Go!

Sean's Neptune Tune/Earthday Birthday

Sean's nervousness about flying out to visit Neptune is soothed by Jet's suggestion - an improvised "Neptune tune." The kids discover that they'e missed all 63 of Jet's Bortronian birthdays, so they throw a party.

9:00 PM ET

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Washington Week

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Washington's top journalists analyze the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans.

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Movie Classics

Meet Me in St. Louis

A St. Louis lawyer's family stays in town for the 1904 World's Fair. Judy Garland stars. (1944)

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Beargrass - The Creek In Our Backyard

The storied history of Louisville's Beargrass Creek, a little-known creek that has survived numerous environmental challenges over the centuries, is explored.

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Ready Jet Go!: Back to Bortron 7

When Jet's parents need to return to their home planet, Sean and Sydney join the Propulsion family for an epic adventure to Bortron 7.

9:30 PM ET

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Great Performances

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017

The open-air concert from Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace features guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach with superstar soprano Renee Fleming.

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Wish You Were Here: The 1997 Kentucky State Fair

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the 1997 Kentucky State Fair including the midway, competitions, and the myriad of information booths. Also, meet the people who have worked all year to be part of this year's fair - by making something, raising something, or performing.

10:00 PM ET

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Louisville Life

Rudell Stitch; Derby City Chop Shop; Irene Dunne; Natalie Harris - Coalition for the Homeless

A profile of Rudell Stitch, a former welterweight who used to spar with Muhammad Ali in the 1960s, and a recent Hometown Hero Banner recipient; a visit to Derby City Chop Shop, a full-service barbershop; a look back at actress and Louisville native Irene Dunne; and Natalie Harris talks about the Coalition for the Homeless.

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Super Why!

The Unhappy Puppy

The Super Readers jump into the book The Unhappy Puppy, where they meet lonely puppy Checkers.

10:30 PM ET

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Bluegrass Underground

Jason & The Scorchers

Jason & The Scorchers smashed down walls between genres with their brawling brand of country-rock.

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Sesame Street

Enthusiastic Penelope Penguin

Chris helps Penelope, an overly excited penguin, learn how to control herself and make new friends.

11:00 PM ET

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BBC World News

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News from around the world.

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Charlie Rose

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Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, and scientists in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.

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Jubilee

The SteelDrivers/The Clay Hess Band

Nashville's own The SteelDrivers and Grammy Award-winner Clay Hess and his band perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fanfest in Nashville.

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Sesame Street

Afraid of the Bark

Zoe is rattled when Barkley playfully picks up her pet rock, Rocco, in his mouth. Elmo and others help Zoe get over her fear.

11:30 PM ET

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Overheard with Evan Smith

Mike Love, Musician

Singer/songwriter Mike Love talks about his memoir, Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy.

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Dinosaur Train

Where Have All The Lizards Gone?/Conductor's Sleepover

The Changyuraptor Family has been eating all the lizards on Lizard Island, impacting the ecosystem. With a hurricane looming, the Pteranodon Family convinces the Conductor to leave his train and come to their shelter.

12:00 AM ET

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WoodSongs

Tom Paxton/Sam Gleaves

Singer-songwriter Tom Paxton carries on the folk tradition with passion, wit and grace. Sam Gleaves performs traditional ballads, dance tunes, and original songs.

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Tavis Smiley

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Tavis Smiley, the first African American to have his own signature talk show on NPR, hosts a new late-night television talk show - a hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, featuring interviews with newsmakers, politicians, celebrities and real people.

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Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films by Josh Flowers, Will Talbert, Kathryn Spivey, John Fitch, and Jen Edwards

Short films include: Exploded by Josh Flowers, Fullerene by Will Talbert, Poor Fortunates Act 1 by Kathryn Spivey, Dog te Ching by John Fitch, and Weekend at 3's by Jen Edwards. A 2010 KET production.

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Dinosaur Train

Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part One/Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part Two

The whole Pteranodon Family takes a rollicking adventure on the Dinosaur Train Riverboat! Grandpa Pteranodon tells Buddy about the Legend of Admiral Globidens.

12:30 AM ET

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Tavis Smiley

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Tavis Smiley, the first African American to have his own signature talk show on NPR, hosts a new late-night television talk show - a hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, featuring interviews with newsmakers, politicians, celebrities and real people.

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Kentucky Time Capsule

Three for Kentucky (Part 2)

Journalist Al Smith continues his interviews with three Kentuckians whose families have lived in the state since the nation's founding.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

A Storm in the Neighborhood/After The Neighborhood Storm

Daniel and his friends are a little frightened of the storm. After the big storm, Daniel and his friends are comforted to know that everyone is safe.