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12:00 AM ET

KET

In Frame: The Man Behind the Museum Hotels

21c Museum Hotels' vibrant and outspoken co-founder Steve Wilson navigates his way through a maze of art fairs and construction sites to bring his artistic vision - from both minutiae to momentous - to life.

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Last Tango In Halifax Holiday Special

#101

Caroline's new headship involves moving the family to a ramshackle farmhouse in time for Christmas. Alan has a difficult conversation with Gillian, who's consumed by thoughts of the afterlife, convinced she's being haunted by Eddie.

KET KY

Once Upon a Vision

Depicts the early days of Berea College. Author Alex Haley serves as host and storyteller.

Kentucky program
KET PBS KIDS

Dinosaur Train

Beating the Heat/Flowers for Mom

Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat. The kids go to the big pond to look for flowers to give to Mom on her special Mothers Day. They find many different flowers while following a very busy bee.

12:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Snowflake Day!

Daniel has a very important role as the snowflake in the Neighborhood's Snowflake Day Show!

1:00 AM ET

KET

Theater Talk

Tiny Beautiful Things and Noel Coward's Salute to the Brave

Writer/actor Mia Vandalos and writer Marshall Heyman discuss their theatrical adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling book.

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Victoria on Masterpiece

Victoria: Doll 123

As a new queen, the young Victoria struggles to take charge amid plots to manipulate her. Her friendship with the prime minister leads to a crisis in Parliament.

KET KY

WoodSongs

Peter Rowan and J2B2 (John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band)

Grammy-winning music legend Peter Rowan and all-star bluegrass supergroup J2B2 perform.

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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.

1:30 AM ET

KET

Science Goes to The Movies

The Economics of the Hunger Games

Jared Bernstein from The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities talks about economics in The Hunger Games.

KET PBS KIDS

Splash and Bubbles

Golden Legs Gush/A Fish Called Mo

Gush decides to run the reef obstacle course just to show everyone how fast a frogfish can be! Dunk's "little cousin" Mo, a giant sunfish, comes to visit.

2:00 AM ET

KET

Focus on Europe

#3550

The weekly magazine provides audiences an inside perspective on the diversity of people, places, conflicts and coexistence that define Europe.

KET KY

Travis Pickin': A Musical Tribute

Music historians and musicians examine the unique finger-picking style of singer/songwriter Merle Travis, a native of Rosewood, Kentucky.

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KET PBS KIDS

Nature Cat

Ants Revolution/Tide Pool Tough

Nature Cat and his pals try to get a special dessert back for Squeeks from a group of ants. Nature Cat would love to join his friends in the ocean but he is scared of the water!

2:30 AM ET

KET

Scully/The World Show

#2035

Host Robert Scully conducts one-on-one interviews with some of the world's most significant and famous personalities.

KET PBS KIDS

Ready Jet Go!

Tiny Blue Dot/Earth Camping

A rollicking, song-filled recap of the Propulsion family's mission to Earth is showcased. Mr. Petersen and Mitchell go camping with Carrot and Jet and get lost on a hike.

3:00 AM ET

KET

Speakeasy

Nick Mason and David Fricke

Nick Mason, drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd, is joined by music journalist David Fricke.

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Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Rolando Villazon

Renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and tenor Rolando Villazon perform seasonal favorites.

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Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered

A look at the legacy of Bill Monroe, the "father" of bluegrass music, as told by fellow musicians Del McCoury, Byron Berline, Peter Rowan, and more.

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Peg + Cat + Holidays

"The Christmas Problem," "The Hanukkah Problem," and "The Penguin Problem" feature math for kids.

4:00 AM ET

KET

Jordan Smith 'tis The Season

Kentuckian Jordan Smith, season nine winner of NBC's The Voice (and biggest selling Voice artist to date), stars in his first concert program. He performs songs from his Christmas album, 'Tis the Season. The concert features legendary composer, songwriter, and producer David Foster.

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Lidia Celebrates America

Homegrown Heroes

Lidia celebrates our homegrown heroes - veterans who now cultivate the land they fought to defend. For many vets, farming is therapy for the wounds of war.

KET PBS KIDS

Splash and Bubbles

Whitebeard/Coral Day

Ripple believes a mysterious creature who lives in the North Pole will sails over Reeftown tonight. It's the holiday season in Reeftown as everyone gets ready for Coral Day, a celebration of the wonderful coral that make up their home.

4:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Snowflake Day!

Daniel has a very important role as the snowflake in the Neighborhood's Snowflake Day Show!

5:00 AM ET

KET

Weekends with Yankee

Quintessential Villages

The Norman Rockwell Museum, the general store Gillingham & Sons, and the Palace Diner are visited.

KET2

Finding Your Roots

The Vanguard

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and author and activist Janet Mock see their basic assumptions about their families challenged, placing their ancestors - of all colors - into the greater context of black history.

KET KY

Lanham Brothers Jamboree

Christmas

Featured artists Gaining Ground and Joe Christian perform.

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KET PBS KIDS

Peg + Cat + Holidays

"The Christmas Problem," "The Hanukkah Problem," and "The Penguin Problem" feature math for kids.

5:30 AM ET

KET

GardenSMART

#4810

A talented gardener who finds her garden inspiration from a most unusual spot is highlighted.

KET KY

From Wood to Singing Guitar

A film about Wayne C. Henderson, a master musician and master luthier from the small town of Rugby, Va. A skilled craftsman and respected musician by his teens, Henderson was taught and encouraged by those around him including folk hero E.C. Ball and fiddle maker Albert Hash.

6:00 AM ET

KET

Wai Lana Yoga

Topsy Turvy

Today's upside down poses give your glands a boost, regulating those pesky hormones.

KET2

Thomas & Friends

Tinsel & Trains

No one knows who keeps taking the Steamies' Christmas decorations from Tidmouth Sheds! Thomas is sent to get a real sleigh for Sir Topham Hatt to use when he plays Santa.

KET KY

Bywords

Gordon Davidson

A conversation about the political state of Kentucky with Gordon Davidson, managing partner of Wyatt, Tarrant, and Combs, the state's largest law firm. A 1980 KET production.

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KET PBS KIDS

Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman

Still More Mush If by Land, Mush Mush If by Sea

Madi and Rosario are still trying to get a message to Ruff's friend in Hawaii-even though Ruff has sent them only as far as Colorado.

6:30 AM ET

KET

Body Electric

#1922

Low-impact exercises.

KET2

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds

Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! The kids see how trees send their seeds on trips.

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U of L Today with Mark Hebert

Drs. Priya Chandon and Matt Holder; Stacie Steinbock and Brian Buford

Drs. Priya Chandon and Matt Holder discuss training students to handle the special health care needs of intellectually and developmentally disabled adults. Stacie Steinbock and Brian Buford talk about UofL's unique program of training medical, dental, nursing, and public health students on special needs of LGBTQ patients.

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KET PBS KIDS

Cyberchase

A Seedy Business

The citizens of Factoria have been put back to work at a toy factory where they get free meals. The problem? The benefactor is none other than Hacker, and the meals all come from vending machines. To get the Factorians out of Hacker's clutches, the CyberSquad must show them how to grow their own food.

7:00 AM ET

KET

Ready Jet Go!

Mission to The Moon/Mindy's Moon Bounce House

The kids decide to do a real-life reenactment of man's first mission landing on the Moon! Jet gives a special birthday gift to Mindy that allows her to defy gravity.

KET2

NHK Newsline

#8186

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

KET KY

Kentucky Muse

Tracks of Imagination

Meet the creative team at the Alexandria, Kentucky-based studio Applied Imagination, whose holiday and seasonal train displays meld botanical design and architecture, delighting crowds at botanical gardens across the United States.

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Cyberchase

Penguin Tears

Hacker's search for the legendary Prism of Penguia, the next piece of his mysterious machine, takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop him, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out.

7:30 AM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

Musk Ox Mania

The gang must travel back to the Arctic to find Chris's precious Creature souvenir collection.

KET2

Louisville Life

Stitzel-Weller Distillery and the Van Winkle Family/Joy Perrine/Young Professionals Association/Apocalypse Brew Works

The legacy of the Stitzel-Weller Distillery and the Van Winkle family; a profile of Joy Perrine, bartender at Equus Restaurant and Jack's Lounge, picked a top bartender by Esquire Magazine, and co-author of The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book; an interview with Phillip Roberts, vice president of development with the Young Professionals Association of Louisville; and visit Kentucky's latest microbrewery, Apocalypse Brew Work. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.

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KET PBS KIDS

WordGirl

Accordion Tradition/Can't Touch This

Becky's accordion practice is interrupted by Granny May who is cracking safes all around the city. The the Whammer is whamming trees close to Becky's secret hideout.

8:00 AM ET

KET

Nature Cat

Slime Time/Rock Stars

The gang finds help from a slimely source when they set out to rescue Nature Cat's favorite yarn ball. Squeeks can't wait to show off her favorite rock at her Rock Stars meeting.

KET2

Body Electric

Tallahassee, FL

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

KET KY

Comment on Kentucky

December 15, 2017

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant. Scheduled guests: Daniel Desrochers, political reporter, Lexington Herald-Leader; Lawrence Smith, reporter, WDRB in Louisville; and Laura Ungar, investigative health reporter, Louisville Courier Journal.

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Arthur

Is That Kosher/Never Never Never

Francine tried to fast on Yom Kippur, but can she resist a pizza party? Joan Rivers guest stars as Francine's grandma, Bubba.

8:30 AM ET

KET

Curious George

George-o-matic/Curious George, Sheep Herder

George can think of nothing better than creating his own dessert dispensing vending machine. George accidentally whistles, which sends Bo the sheepdog and his flock of sheep on a wild adventure.

KET2

Workplace Essential Skills

Number Sense

A variety of workplace uses for mathematics; developing number sense.

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World of Our Own: Kentucky Folkways

Art of the Everyday (Part 1)

Heirloom seeds; traditions of gardening, canning, weaving, and quilting; and a folk-art gathering.

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KET PBS KIDS

Arthur

D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry

D.W. panics when a "Scary Clown" virus ruins the Read family computer. Arthur and D.W. are thrilled when Grandma Thora finally lets them explore her attic.

9:00 AM ET

KET

Curious George

Curious George and the Invisible Sound/Curious George, A Peeling Monkey

While trying to record different animal noises in the country, George discovers some amazing things about the dynamics of sound. To distract himself so that he won't be tempted to open Professor Wiseman's birthday present, George "unwraps" everything else around him.

KET2

America's Heartland

#1217

Oklahoma farmers take an unusual path to get crops to market. Hawaii farmers educate visitors about agriculture. A Wisconsin farmer shows off his woodworking skills.

KET KY

LAND (and how it gets that way)

Decades before sprawl made front-page news across America, the farmers, developers, and other citizens of Woodford County had already hit the courtrooms with clashing ideas on growth and development. Filmmaker Walter Brock uses their intimate and impassioned voices to examine how human character, ambition, and social class have shaped the American landscape. Produced with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

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Peg + Cat

The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem

Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white!

9:30 AM ET

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

It's Time to Go/Daniel Doesn't Want to Stop Playing

Katerina and Daniel have trouble leaving the Treehouse because they are having so much fun playing. Daniel doesn't want to stop playing "Trolley" with Mom and Dad to work on his school project.

KET2

The Peregrine Dame

Rio De Janeiro

Rachel connects with an old friend in Rio to get a first-hand view of the city with an insider.

KET PBS KIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Flower Power/Snowman's Land

Nick and Sally visit the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally and Nick visit the arctic skate on a frozen lake, make snow sculptures, and learn that water can freeze and melt when it's cold or warm outside.

10:00 AM ET

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Gets A Shot/A Stormy Night

Daniel is scared to get a shot at the doctor but he finds that the shot was not so bad after all. Daniel and O the Owl have fun playing outside in the rain until a thunderstorm builds up and worries them.

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The Best of the Joy of Painting

Crimson Tide

This Bob Ross masterpiece is a beautiful example of a truly mood-filled seascape on black canvas.

KET KY

In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

1997 Holiday Program

Features the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood, an a cappella gospel group; Vince DiMartino and a jazz trio with singer Gail Wynters; and holiday readings by Warren Hammack and Pamela White of Horse Cave Theatre. A KET production.

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Super Why!

Momotaro the Peach Boy

The Super Readers find a boy in a Japanese Folktale whose friends are arguing so loudly, it angers an ogre!

10:30 AM ET

KET

Thomas & Friends

Tinsel & Trains

No one knows who keeps taking the Steamies' Christmas decorations from Tidmouth Sheds! Thomas is sent to get a real sleigh for Sir Topham Hatt to use when he plays Santa.

KET PBS KIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Fishing Lessons/No Baths for Cleo

Charley has promised to teach Emily Elizabeth to fish, but he keeps putting it off until "tomorrow." Emily tries to be understanding, but finally gets frustrated with his failure to keep his promise. Cleo is so determined not to let Mrs. Diller give her a bath that she runs away from home to avoid it.

11:00 AM ET

KET

Splash and Bubbles

Clubhouse Clash/Raise The Reef

Splash and friends and Jerome and the fusiliers must figure out who can use the clubhouse! Splash discovers the majority of things around him on the reef are actually living creatures.

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Sewing with Nancy

Every Last Piece

Nancy and Lynn Harris will inspire you with numerous ways to maximize how you use fabric in quilts.

KET KY

Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered

A look at the legacy of Bill Monroe, the "father" of bluegrass music, as told by fellow musicians Del McCoury, Byron Berline, Peter Rowan, and more.

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KET PBS KIDS

Thomas & Friends

Slow Down!

Thomas is getting his whistle fixed at the Steam Works but rushes out before it is fixed properly. Thomas and Percy are given a special assignment of delivering a giant balloon.

11:30 AM ET

KET

Sesame Street

Counting Hats

Elmo and Zoe compete to see who can wear the most hats on their head.

KET2

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Dublin Town

The Double Irish Chain is a quintessential quilt pattern, and on this episode, we color it Irish!

KET PBS KIDS

Thomas & Friends

Christmas Cheer!

Victor offers Duncan a new coat of paint if he can refrain from grumbling for one whole day. Percy discovers that Reg is celebrating Christmas in his own way and has been making decorations from the scrap.

12:00 PM ET

KET

Sesame Street

Get Ready for Today

Elmo and Abby help Crystal the Ball come up with a morning routine so she can be ready to go out and play.

KET2

In Their Own Words

Jim Henson

Follow Jim Henson's career, from his early television work with the Muppets in the 1950s to his commercial work and network appearances, his breakthrough with Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, his fantasy films, and his sudden death in 1990.

KET PBS KIDS

Caillou

Caillou the Explorer

Caillou imagines himself playing with penguins at the South Pole and searching for alligators in a bayou. After pretending to be a tiny deep-sea diver swimming in the fishtank, he discovers that a new girl in school knows a lot about fish.

12:30 PM ET

KET

Super Why!

Around The World Adventure

With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer, but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie.

KET PBS KIDS

Sid the Science Kid

Must-See TV

Sid decides to sit and watch television all weekend. But then when his body starts feeling terrible, he gets a lesson in the importance of exercise.

1:00 PM ET

KET

Peg + Cat

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 1

The President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to solve a problem of national importance: strange signals are coming from space, in a pattern.

KET2

Well Read

Mark Shriver Pilgrimage

Mark Shriver retraces the personal journey of Pope Francis in his book Pilgrimage.

KET PBS KIDS

Bob the Builder

Trouble at Christmas

Muck takes on the role of Christmas elf, but his efforts are not as helpful as he intended. Mr. Bentley hangs so many lights, they cause a power failure.

1:30 PM ET

KET

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers

Buddy and his Pteranodon family ride the Dinosaur Train to the North Pole - where it's cooler out and the skies are dark all winter long! The kids get to play in the snow and slide on a frozen pond for the first time. The whole Pteranodon family have fun celebrating Mom's favorite holiday, Winter Solstice. They learn about large conifer (evergreen) trees and help decorate them at a holiday party.

KET2

The Mind of a Chef

Best of: Fried

This episode serves up food fare from oyster po'boys to pig's head and alligator to sardine spines.

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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.

KET PBS KIDS

WordWorld

Runaway O/Happy Birthday, Dog!

When Sheep and Bear open Cat's box of O's, one rolls away, sending them on a mad chase to catch it before Cat wakes up. Dog's friends plan a surprise party for his birthday, and there's just one problem: They need a cake!

2:00 PM ET

KET

Ready Jet Go!

Mission to The Moon/Mindy's Moon Bounce House

The kids decide to do a real-life reenactment of man's first mission landing on the Moon! Jet gives a special birthday gift to Mindy that allows her to defy gravity.

KET2

Family Ingredients

Okinawa - Soki Soba

Okinawan soba, a delicious blend of noodles, soup, and pork spare ribs, is highlighted.

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Great Conversations:

Timothy Geithner and James Surowiecki

Timothy Geithner, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and author of Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, is interviewed by James Surowiecki, staff writer of "The Financial Page" at The New Yorker.

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Super Why!

Momotaro the Peach Boy

The Super Readers find a boy in a Japanese Folktale whose friends are arguing so loudly, it angers an ogre!

2:30 PM ET

KET

Nature Cat

Gimme Shelter/Goin' Batty

The gang cannot wait to get to Lookout Point to watch the sunset, but rain threatens their outing. Nature Cat goes to Cocono Cave to watch the bats fly out at dusk, but mishaps along the way cause him to question his love of nature.

KET2

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

A Roast for the Holidays

The ultimate fennel-coriander top sirloin roast and duck fat-roasted potatoes are prepared.

KET PBS KIDS

Sesame Street

Counting Hats

Elmo and Zoe compete to see who can wear the most hats on their head.

3:00 PM ET

KET

Nature Cat

Slime Time/Rock Stars

The gang finds help from a slimely source when they set out to rescue Nature Cat's favorite yarn ball. Squeeks can't wait to show off her favorite rock at her Rock Stars meeting.

KET2

Painting and Travel with Roger and Sarah Bansemer

Withlacoochee River

Roger paints a landscape from the deck of a pontoon boat on the river on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

KET KY

Filling Kentucky Jobs: A KET Forum

#101

Kentucky faces a severe shortage of skilled workers and falls below the national average in workforce participation. KET'S Renee Shaw and Kentucky leaders in government, education, business, and public policy discuss moving the state forward and filling the jobs gap.

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Sesame Street

Get Ready for Today

Elmo and Abby help Crystal the Ball come up with a morning routine so she can be ready to go out and play.

3:30 PM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

Cheetah Adopted

The Kratt brothers investigate why a cheetah cub has been adopted into a warthog family.

KET2

Painting with Paulson

Nevada Again Part III

Renowned artist and teacher Buck Paulson shares painting basics that will help you produce landscapes, still-lifes, seascapes, and fantasy figures.

KET PBS KIDS

Dinosaur Train

The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go!

Buddy and Don become detectives when some unhatched eggs they found on the beach are stolen. Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don have fun spending a special day with their Grandma and Grandpa at their cliffside nest.

4:00 PM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

Musk Ox Mania

The gang must travel back to the Arctic to find Chris's precious Creature souvenir collection.

KET2

Filthy Cities

Industrial New York

Historian Dan Snow travels back to a seething Manhattan in the throes of the industrial revolution.

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The Feuds of Bloody Breathitt: Kentucky's Untold Story

For more than 40 years, Breathitt County was home to the most violent and destructive feuds the United States has ever known. This film looks at that forgotten history as told by the descendants of the feudists and some of Breathitt County's most colorful characters.

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Dinosaur Train

I'm a T. Rex!/Ned the Quadruped

Buddy travels to Rexville on the dinosaur train and meets Delores Tyrannosaurus and her daughter Annie. When he sees that he shares all the same features, Buddy learns that he is a Tyrannosaurus Rex! Buddy and Tiny tour the dinosaur train and earn their junior conductor hats while their friend Ned, a four-legged, long-necked Brachiosaurus and regular train rider, tags along.

4:30 PM ET

KET

Odd Squad

And Then They Were Puppies/A Case of the Sillies

When every agent turns into a puppy, it's up to Agent Ohlm to save the day. Dr. O gets an odd illness called the Sillies.

KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Makes A Mistake/Baking Mistakes

Daniel accidentally knocks a basket of objects off the table. Daniel and Prince Wednesday learn that they can try to fix their mistakes and learn from them too.

5:00 PM ET

KET

Odd Squad

Flawed Squad/The Creature Whisperer

The Villains team up to break into Odd Squad headquarters. The agents try to catch an odd creature. The agents struggle to catch an odd creature.

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The American Woodshop

Home Trims

Scrolling brackets for doorways, carving weathervanes, and totem accents are featured.

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Kentucky Grown

Urban Kentucky's Community Gardens

Louisville Grows, a program that operates more than ten community gardens, shows why it is important to utilize green space within urban areas and what adjustments are needed to grow gardens in cities. In Berea, the Berea Urban Farm is teaching the residents of Madison County about the importance of community gardens.

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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.

5:30 PM ET

KET

Cyberchase

Penguin Tears

Hacker's search for the legendary Prism of Penguia, the next piece of his mysterious machine, takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop him, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out.

KET2

Ask This Old House

Tree Removal, Stud Finders

Tom demonstrates different ways to locate studs in a wall. A smart garage door opener is installed.

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Kentucky Life

Louisville Zombie Attack/Paranormal Investigators of Northern Kentucky/Voices of Elmwood/Edgar Cayce

Meet the characters who congregate on Bardstown Road for the annual Louisville Zombie Attack; Paranormal Investigators of Northern Kentucky (PINK) try to find explanations for claims of paranormal activity; in Voices of Elmwood, actors portray deceased residents of Daviess County and tell their stories at graveside to guests who ride through Elmwood Cemetery; and Dave investigates the life of Hopkinsville native and clairvoyant Edgar Cayce. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett.

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Splash and Bubbles

Splash's Swim School/Light at the End of the Tunnel

Splash's old school comes to visit the reef. Splash and his friends follow a mysterious light in the distance and realize it is from a firefly squid.

6:00 PM ET

KET

BBC World News America

#17352

News from around the world.

KET2

The Woodwright's Shop

Combination Planes

Can you replace a chest of molding planes with one complex metal contraption? Roy pits monster planes against their wooden ancestors.

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Louisville Life

Stitzel-Weller Distillery and the Van Winkle Family/Joy Perrine/Young Professionals Association/Apocalypse Brew Works

The legacy of the Stitzel-Weller Distillery and the Van Winkle family; a profile of Joy Perrine, bartender at Equus Restaurant and Jack's Lounge, picked a top bartender by Esquire Magazine, and co-author of The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book; an interview with Phillip Roberts, vice president of development with the Young Professionals Association of Louisville; and visit Kentucky's latest microbrewery, Apocalypse Brew Work. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.

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Nature Cat

The Shellersons/Only The Shadow Knows

On a trip to Barrel Cactus National Park, Nature Cat and his pals meet a very sad desert tortoise. Norman the Squirrel tells Nature Cat not to move from his tree in order see something "unbelievably incredibly amazingly Nature Cat-y!"

6:30 PM ET

KET

Nightly Business Report

#36251

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.

KET2

Craftsman's Legacy

The Ski Makers

Eric hits the slopes on handmade skis he makes with son and father team Jeff and John Thompson.

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Comment on Kentucky

December 15, 2017

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant. Scheduled guests: Daniel Desrochers, political reporter, Lexington Herald-Leader; Lawrence Smith, reporter, WDRB in Louisville; and Laura Ungar, investigative health reporter, Louisville Courier Journal.

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KET PBS KIDS

Ready Jet Go!

What's A Satellite/Satellite Selfie

Jet decides to fly up to space and see what the problem is with a broken communications satellite. The kids learn that they can use links to different websites to see a satellite view of their house.

7:00 PM ET

KET

PBS NewsHour

#12121

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

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Kentucky Life

John Cohen/Today's Special-Weaver's Hot Dogs/Shepherdsville Train Crash/The Double Dans

Meet photographer John Cohen, who came to eastern Kentucky in the late 1950s and captured the region's landscape, people, and music; in Laurel County, Dave enjoys Today's Special at the longtime London landmark, Weaver's Hot Dogs; the Shepherdsville train crash of 1917 is still regarded as the worst in Kentucky's history; and meet Australian horse trainers The Double Dans, who have made Nicholasville their second home.

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EcoSense for Living

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Atlanta Coyote Project

Great Smoky Mountains National Park biologists manage bears and humans to keep both safe.

KET PBS KIDS

Wild Kratts

Baby Tooth & Kid Musky

The Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey.

7:30 PM ET

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Kentucky Collectibles

Carl Brenner Painting; Newcomb College Pottery; Oxford Antique Market

Expert appraisers examine the history and value of a Carl Brenner painting and Newcomb College Pottery. Host Amy Hess goes on the road to the Oxford Antique Market in Scott County.

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Lanham Brothers Jamboree

Christmas

Featured artists Gaining Ground and Joe Christian perform.

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Wild Kratts

Mystery of the North Pole Penguins?

The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. The Wild Kratts spring into action to investigate the mystery and get the "lost" penguins back to their natural home.

8:00 PM ET

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Kentucky Tonight

Health Issues

Renee and her guests discuss health issues likely to be addressed in the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly. Scheduled guests: State Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, chair of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee; State Rep. Addia Wuchner, R-Burlington, chair of the House Health and Family Services Committee; State Rep. Angie Hatton, D-Whitesburg; and State Rep. Chris Harris, D-Forest Hills.

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Antiques Roadshow

Richmond, Hour Two

Highlights include a 1765 Thomas Pitts silver epergne, a Leveille-Rousseau perfume bottle, and a Tiffany & Co. brooch.

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In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

1997 Holiday Program

Features the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood, an a cappella gospel group; Vince DiMartino and a jazz trio with singer Gail Wynters; and holiday readings by Warren Hammack and Pamela White of Horse Cave Theatre. A KET production.

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Odd Squad

Drop Gadget Repeat/20 Questions

The agents try to escape from a time loop. A villain sets off a backwards bubble.

8:30 PM ET

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Odd Squad

Flawed Squad/The Creature Whisperer

The Villains team up to break into Odd Squad headquarters. The agents try to catch an odd creature. The agents struggle to catch an odd creature.

9:00 PM ET

KET

Calling It Quits: Real Help to Stop Smoking

The program examines effective medications and behavioral strategies available today to help tobacco users give up smoking for good and improve their health. Part of KET's ongoing Smoking Cessation initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Antiques Roadshow

Richmond, Hour Three

Highlights include a collection of Langston Hughes-signed first editions, a 1935 Bride of Frankenstein pressbook, and a 1890 Frank Henry Shapleigh oil painting.

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Holidays at Murray State 2017

#2017

The Murray State University Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, and featured soloists highlight this annual holiday special.

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Arthur

Is That Kosher/Never Never Never

Francine tried to fast on Yom Kippur, but can she resist a pizza party? Joan Rivers guest stars as Francine's grandma, Bubba.

9:30 PM ET

KET

Tobacco-Free Kentucky Kids

The program focuses on efforts to reduce smoking and other tobacco use among teenagers, featuring leaders in Kentucky's teen smoking prevention field. It also examines the use of smokeless tobacco by Kentucky teens and efforts by high school students to discourage their peers from using tobacco products. Part of KET's ongoing Smoking Cessation initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Arthur

D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry

D.W. panics when a "Scary Clown" virus ruins the Read family computer. Arthur and D.W. are thrilled when Grandma Thora finally lets them explore her attic.

10:00 PM ET

KET

Independent Lens

Supergirl

Meet Naomi, a seemingly ordinary Orthodox Jewish preteen from New Jersey, who navigates the perils of adolescence while attempting to succeed at powerlifting.

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Last Tango In Halifax Holiday Special

#101

Caroline's new headship involves moving the family to a ramshackle farmhouse in time for Christmas. Alan has a difficult conversation with Gillian, who's consumed by thoughts of the afterlife, convinced she's being haunted by Eddie.

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A Kentucky Treasure: A Center for All

This documentary examines the rich history and artistic legacy of The Kentucky Center, the Commonwealth's first and largest Performing Arts Center.

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Super Why!

Momotaro the Peach Boy

The Super Readers find a boy in a Japanese Folktale whose friends are arguing so loudly, it angers an ogre!

10:30 PM ET

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Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films By Nathaniel Winckler, Max Moore, Evan Sennett, and Candace Wade

Charged by Nathaniel Winckler, Max Moore's short Red Box, Bongo by Evan Sennett, and Candace by Candace Wade are featured.

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Sesame Street

Counting Hats

Elmo and Zoe compete to see who can wear the most hats on their head.

11:00 PM ET

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Amanpour On PBS

#106

This series, led by award-winning CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour, features conversations with global leaders and decision makers on the issues affecting the world today.

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Appalshop @ 40: Classics from the Collection

Beyond Measure

Explores the interplay between culture and economy while looking at the economic history of the Appalachian region. Focusing primarily on current events, the film puts the challenges of large-scale job loss in historical context and documents efforts of citizens to rebuild their communities.

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Sesame Street

Get Ready for Today

Elmo and Abby help Crystal the Ball come up with a morning routine so she can be ready to go out and play.

11:30 PM ET

KET

BBC World News

#23352

News from around the world.

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An Act of Dog

In his Louisville studio, artist Mark Barone sets out to paint 5,500 portraits of the dogs he has discovered are euthanized every day in America.

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Dinosaur Train

The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go!

Buddy and Don become detectives when some unhatched eggs they found on the beach are stolen. Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don have fun spending a special day with their Grandma and Grandpa at their cliffside nest.

12:00 AM ET

KET

Workplace Essential Skills

Planning To Work

Emphasizes career planning and the role of work in people's lives.

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Third Rail with OZY

#101

Emmy Award-winner Carlos Watson moderates an electrifying debate with experts and celebrities.

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Kentucky Tonight

Health Issues

Renee and her guests discuss health issues likely to be addressed in the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly. Scheduled guests: State Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, chair of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee; State Rep. Addia Wuchner, R-Burlington, chair of the House Health and Family Services Committee; State Rep. Angie Hatton, D-Whitesburg; and State Rep. Chris Harris, D-Forest Hills.

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Dinosaur Train

I'm a T. Rex!/Ned the Quadruped

Buddy travels to Rexville on the dinosaur train and meets Delores Tyrannosaurus and her daughter Annie. When he sees that he shares all the same features, Buddy learns that he is a Tyrannosaurus Rex! Buddy and Tiny tour the dinosaur train and earn their junior conductor hats while their friend Ned, a four-legged, long-necked Brachiosaurus and regular train rider, tags along.

12:30 AM ET

KET

MotorWeek

#3715

Features a duo of in-depth road tests, which look at factors that matter most to consumers - performance, fuel efficiency, technology, practicality and value.

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Third Rail with OZY

#107

Emmy Award-winner Carlos Watson moderates an electrifying debate on a provocative topic each week with experts and celebrities. Digital and studio audiences contribute to each debate, accompanied by ongoing social media conversations.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Makes A Mistake/Baking Mistakes

Daniel accidentally knocks a basket of objects off the table. Daniel and Prince Wednesday learn that they can try to fix their mistakes and learn from them too.