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12:00 AM ET

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Stories from the Stage

Tickets, Please!

Tickets mean opportunity, but for what? Dan Dahari describes being adopted and smuggled out as an infant from Mexico; Courtney Allen finds freedom during a trip to Havana, Cuba; and Social Psychology Professor Michael Sargent confronts his own biases on a flight immediately after September 11, 2001.

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Heart of the Hills - The Story of Mountain Music

Explores the indigenous music of Kentucky's mountains through interviews and recordings featuring Ricky Skaggs, Loretta Lynn, J.D. Crowe, Grandpa Jones, Bill Monroe, Dwight Yoakam, Keith Whitley, Wynonna, and Dr. Ralph Stanley. Produced by Michael White with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

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KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory

Daniel learns how strawberries grow in the Enchanted Garden and takes a fun trip to the factory to see how crayons are made.

12:30 AM ET

KET

Grooming a Generation

A reading program run by a small group of African-American barbers near Detroit in Ypsilanti, Michigan encourages their young customers to read to them during a haircut. For their efforts the boys get a two dollar refund, and the barbers get the satisfaction of improving their clients' reading skills.

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Stories from the Stage

Chance

Chance could mean possibilities, risk or opportunity: Rodrigue Kalambayi seeks asylum from political violence in the Congo; Korean-American Eson Kim is held at gunpoint in her family's hardware store in New York; and Christine Gentry donates a kidney to a complete stranger.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu

Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. Daniel and Katerina decide to perform a Jungle Dance show but need to find a way to share the same tutu.

1:00 AM ET

KET

Arthur & George on Masterpiece

Arthur & George - Part 1

Julian Barnes' novel begins with famed author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle asked to clear a man convicted of animal mutilation. In short order, he realizes that there's more to the case than meets the eye.

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Nature

Arctic Wolf Pack

At the very northern edge of North America is Ellesmere Island, where Arctic winds tear through the tundra. Running through this shifting sea of snow and ice is one of the most hardened predators on the planet, the White Wolf. As the spring melt approaches, these roaming hunters must adapt to being tethered parents and securing food for the pack.

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Distinguished Kentuckian

Father Ralph Beiting

A conversation with Father Ralph Beiting, a Roman Catholic priest and founder of the Christian Appalachian Project. Beiting began dreaming of helping people in Appalachia help themselves out of poverty in 1946 when, as a seminarian, he accompanied several priests on preaching trips to the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. A 1976 KET production.

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Ready Jet Go!

Sunspot and the Great Red Spot/Uncle Zucchini Babysits

The kids and Celery do everything they can to get Sunspot to Jupiter and his Red Spot Club meet-up. Uncle Zucchini learns about the three states of water (solid, liquid, and gas).

1:30 AM ET

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Ready Jet Go!

Diggin' Earth/Mindy's Mystery

The kids try to dig into the Center of the Earth and learn all about the planet's layers. Mindy is kept awake by a sweet, strong smell from outside, so the kids investigate.

2:00 AM ET

KET

The Forsyte Saga

Episode 3

Irene and Bosinney fall in love. With the exception of June and Soames, the entire family seems to know about the affair.

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Nova

Building Wonders: Hagia Sophia - Istanbul's Ancient Mystery

As Istanbul braces for the next big quake, a team of architects and engineers examine the seismic secrets of the dome of Hagia Sophia.

KET KY

Kentucky Muse

Coal Black Voices

The Affrilachian Poets, an ensemble of African-American and minority writers from Appalachia and the South, challenge the notions of an all-white region and culture and celebrate their African heritage and rural roots. Their work gives voice to the pleasures and power of family, land, good food, artistic community, music, and transformation.

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Nature Cat

Flight of the Firefly/Thunderstruck

While looking for fireflies in the backyard, Hal catches one so the gang can look closely at it and watch it glow. It's Nature Scrapbook Day today! Nature Cat gets caught in a thunderstorm while out in nature.

2:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Nature Cat

Plants Got The Moves/Magnet Mania

Daisy must find another science project to exhibit at the Animal Science Fair after hers is ruined. Ole' Lucky the Lodestone is the biggest magnetic rock the world's ever seen.

3:00 AM ET

KET

Father Brown

The Tanganyika Green

A daughter is accused of killing her father and Father Brown must prove her innocence.

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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Stories of people and communities impacted by the opioid epidemic and information from experts are featured. The program will trace the history of how the nation got into this situation and provide possible solutions and directions for dealing with the crisis.

KET KY

Looking at Painting

Abstraction

Paint and process take precedence over image in the work of five Kentucky abstract painters: Nancy Cassell (Union), Henry Chodkowski (Louisville), Gerald Ferstman (Lexington), Sam Gilliam (Louisville and Washington, DC), and Ivan Schieferdecker (Bowling Green).

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Wild Kratts

Race for the Hippo Disc

The Kratts try to find a lost Power Disc on the African savannah before Zach Varmitech finds it.

3:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Wild Kratts

Googly-Eye: The Night Guru

The Kratt brothers secretly "borrow" Aviva's half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier.

4:00 AM ET

KET

A Program About Unusual Buildings and Other Roadside Stuff

This tour of some of America's most interesting and goofy buildings celebrates places like Long Island's duck-shaped Big Duck and the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame (in the shape of a giant fish) in Heyward, WI. The Kentucky stops are Wigwam Village in Cave City, Bondurant's Pharmacy in Lexington, and Mother Goose Market in Hazard.

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The Secret of Tuxedo Park: American Experience

Secret of Tuxedo Park

Explore the life of the unknown Wall Street tycoon, Alfred Lee Loomis, who led a double life as a scientist and whose secret lab in upstate New York helped develop the radar technology that would alter the course of history in World War II.

KET KY

Serviam: To Lead and to Serve

Explores five leaders who have placed the needs of others before their own. From Black Hawk Down and the Rwandan genocide to being held captive in Beirut, these leaders chose their profession to serve a greater purpose.

KET PBS KIDS

Odd Squad: World Turned Odd

Oona, Olympia, and Otis accidentally change the past and undo every odd case Odd Squad ever solved.

5:00 AM ET

KET

Sit and Be Fit

Posture

Mary Ann breaks down techniques to improve our posture and special guest Jeff Brooks gives us a balance exercise for the day.

KET2

Finding Your Roots

Black Like Me

Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee, and Suzanne Malveaux discover a tapestry of the unexpected in their ancestry, revealing slaves and free people of color, Civil War legacies, and forgotten European origins.

KET KY

Wilderness Road

Author and University of Kentucky professor Gurney Norman retraces the route of the famous pioneer trail from Kingsport, Tennessee to Boonesborough and gets perspectives on the region's history from a retired forester, a Cherokee teacher, and a Laurel County farmer. A 1991 KET production.

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KET PBS KIDS

Arthur

Night of the Tibble/Read and Flumberghast

The Tibble Twins have a sleepover and James is the target of their shenanigans. D.W. gathers a jury when a cupcake is stolen and Tommy Tibble is the primary suspect.

5:30 AM ET

KET

Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique

#1024

This series, hosted by Miranda Esmonde-White, features a graceful, fluid and controlled method of stretching the entire body.

KET PBS KIDS

Arthur

The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess

The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying, but can Molly ever truly change her ways? Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master.

6:00 AM ET

KET

Wai Lana Yoga

Stiff Knees and Tight Shoulders?

Increase the range of motion in these important areas of the body.

KET2

Wild Kratts

The Last Largest Lobster

The Kratts dive into the ocean to retrieve a creature power disc and encounter an enormous lobster.

KET KY

Legislative Update

January 17, 2018

A report on the most significant activities of the day's legislative meetings, including committee testimony and actions, and debate and votes on the floor of Kentucky's Senate and House of Representatives.

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KET PBS KIDS

Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman

Mission Improbable

During a momentary lapse in judgment, Ruff pawns the Ruffman family dog collar, and it falls into the hands of international supervillain and master of disguise Ken L. Koff. So Ruff sends the Fetchers to Washington, DC for training as secret agents.

6:30 AM ET

KET

Classical Stretch: By Essentrics

#1214

Former ballerina Miranda Esmonde-White demonstrates dynamic strengthening and stretching exercises.

KET2

Wild Kratts

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands.

KET KY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Jane Beshear

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

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Cyberchase

Fit to Be Heroes

The CyberSquad and their new friend Scanner embark on a quest to build a new Encryptor Chip for Motherboard and cure her virus. With Hacker in hot pursuit, the kids must run, ski, canoe, and climb their way to the end of the mission.

7:00 AM ET

KET

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.

KET2

NHK Newsline

#8209

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

KET KY

Headwaters: Real Stories from Rural America

The Ralph Stanley Story

Explores Stanley's musical roots in the Clinch Mountains of Virginia, the early days of the Stanley Brothers, and Ralph's decision to continue on after the untimely death of brother Carter. Interviews with Stanley, former band members, and fellow musicians such as Patty Loveless and Dwight Yoakam are intercut with performance excerpts, including several with Larry Sparks and Ricky Skaggs at Skaggs' annual Hills of Home Bluegrass Festival.

KET PBS KIDS

Cyberchase

Plantasaurus!

Motherboard invites the kids to have a slumber party with Digit in the refurbished Control Central! But a case of sneezes, itchy eyes, and scratchy throats threatens to put a damper on the slumber fun.

7:30 AM ET

KET

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe

Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. Cat takes them to see Timmy Tippy Toe, the Klipspringer who is an expert climber!

KET2

Connections with Renee Shaw

Silas House

Novelist, activist, and educator Silas House discusses his book to be released later this year that focuses on parenthood, his work as an advocate for environmental and gender equity causes, and other topics.

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WordGirl

Chuck!/Down with Word Up

Clever villain Granny May tricks the townspeople into turning against WordGirl to provide cover for her latest crime spree. Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy confuses everyone by trying to steal gold instead of sandwiches.

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

Classical Stretch: By Essentrics

Full Body Strengthening

Join Miranda Esmonde-White in beautiful Montego-Bay, Jamaica for a full-body workout that strengthens and stretches all 650-muscles, leaving you stronger, longer, and energized.

KET KY

Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen

#541

Tim Farmer explores traditional food preparation including gardening tips, canning, processing and smoking meat, where to purchase produce, and more. He visits with folks who have a passion to share and enjoy recipes.

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Arthur

Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder

George can't wait to play baseball. Brain tries to transform Buster into a mathematic marvel for the Arithmattack competition.

8:30 AM ET

KET

Curious George

Color Me Monkey/Special Delivery Monkey

George is asked to help Chef Pisghetti by delivering a very special pie to a very special meeting. Along the way, he counts bus stops and buildings. George and Charkie go to the zoo to meet SooBerm, an elephant who paints.

KET2

Martha Stewart's Cooking School

Rice

Martha creates a fabulous paella that's brimming with tender chicken, pork, seafood and vegetables.

KET KY

Kentucky Collectibles

Heirloom Horse Blanket; 19th Century Chatelaine Collection; Paducah Antiques District

Expert appraisers examine the history and value of a heirloom horse blanket and a 19th Century Chatelaine Collection. Plus, the Kentucky Collectibles crew goes on the road for a tour of the downtown Paducah antiques district.

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Arthur

Buster's Book Battle/On the Buster Scale

Buster is thrilled when Lakewood Elementary starts a program where kids can earn prizes for reading. Buster and Brain disagree on movies.

9:00 AM ET

KET

Curious George

Free Hundley/Bag Monkey

Once flea season begins, Hundley's dignity goes right out the window-along with his collar, which lands him in the local pet shelter. George faces an incredible test when he represents the city grocer in the local "Bag Olympics" for bagging groceries.

KET2

Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence

Middle-East Feast Or Spice It Up

Joanne prepares spiced humus with preserved lemons and spice-dusted chicken skewers with harissa yogurt sauce.

KET KY

MoxieTalk

Kris Kimel

Kirt speaks with Kris Kimel, founder of IdeaFestival and president of the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation (KSTC).

KET PBS KIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Digging The Deep/Puddle Puzzle

The kids travel to the bottom of the Swirly Whirly Ocean! Nick and Sally learn how their puddle turned into water vapour.

9:30 AM ET

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Nighttime in the Neighborhood

Daniel takes a walk at night with his parents and learns that many things are different after dark.

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Workplace Essential Skills

Reading for a Purpose

Purposes and strategies for workplace reading.

KET KY

Exploring an American Original

Heritage Landmarks Corridor

Picturesque farmlands, horse-racing and Civil War history, the first brick house in Kentucky, the home of the first chartered school, and more.

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Sesame Street

Big Birds Song

Abby and Elmo help Big Bird calm down so he won't be nervous singing on the show, The Squawk.

10:00 AM ET

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

It's Love Day!/Daniel's Love Day Surprise

Daniel and all of his friends come up with their own special ways to show their love for one another. Daniel hides little hearts all over the house for Grandpere to find.

KET2

Sit and Be Fit

Release Tension Through Exercise

This fast-paced workout ends with a peaceful relaxation, leading viewers from a state of invigoration to a place of complete tranquility.

KET KY

Take the River

The program examines the history and heritage of southeastern Indiana and its connection to the Ohio River. It explores an ancient citadel, a Revolutionary War battle, pioneers and Native Americans, the Underground Railroad, 1937 Flood, and more.

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Peg + Cat

The Too Big Dog Problem/The Giant Baby Problem

Big Dog is too big to play Little Red on Peg's stage, until an elephant and mouse get into the act. Peg and Cat must figure out how to use a giant beeper while chasing a giant baby and fleeing a giant mouse.

10:30 AM ET

KET

Splash and Bubbles

The Lure of the Rocks/What's The Story, Maury?

After a series of mishaps, Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. Maury, who's always "spreading the word" about things on the reef, often gets things wrong.

KET2

The Jazzy Vegetarian

Lighter Deli Delights

Recipes include eggless egg salad, grilled Reuben sandwiches, zucchini oven fries, and upside down apple cake.

KET PBS KIDS

Super Why!

Dr. Dolittle

Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig, and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them!

11:00 AM ET

KET

Sesame Street

Elmo and Rositas Rainbow Search

Elmo sees a rainbow and goes to show it to Rosita but it disappears before she can see it.

KET2

Ellie's Real Good Food

Snack Attack

Ellie makes nutty oatmeal bars, spring cottage peas with basil, and hummus with cumin-roasted carrots.

KET KY

Our Kentucky

See the Commonwealth as you have never seen it before. Explore Kentucky's scenic and natural beauty in high-definition. A 2009 KET production.

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Clifford the Big Red Dog

To Catch a Bird/The Best Party Ever

When Jetta's trophy and locket turn up missing, Clifford is determined to prove that chief suspect Emily Elizabeth didn't take them. Jetta makes fun of the plans for Emily's birthday party, and Emily considers whether to invite her.

11:30 AM ET

KET

Super Why!

Tilden The Caterpillar

The team jumps into the e-book Tilden the Caterpillar where they meet a caterpillar in a big hurry.

KET2

Second Opinion

Drug Overdose

Experts discuss the drug epidemic in the U.S., and offer solid, timely information about prevention and treatment.

KET KY

Ted Bassett: A Kentucky Gentleman

Discover the extraordinary life of the longtime Keeneland Race Course executive Ted Bassett, a native Kentuckian who was a decorated World War II marine and former head of the state police. Through interviews with friends, colleagues, and contemporaries a picture emerges of a humble, self-effacing man who, believing in service to others, achieved great things.

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Caillou

Imagine

Caillou discovers how using his imagination can make ordinary things fun. Unable to fly his kite on a windless day, he stares at the clouds and sees wagons, balloons, and dinosaurs.

12:00 PM ET

KET

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.

KET2

History Detectives

Vicksburg Map/Coca-Cola Trade Card/Lawrence Strike

A contributor in West Virginia owns a pocket-sized card, dated 1886, depicting an image of a female model and imprinted with a rhyming verse; a man from Arizona owns a map that he believes is connected to the Civil War siege of Vicksburg; and a contributor in Massachusetts owns a billy club with the words "Lawrence Strike" and the date 12/1/1912 cut crudely into the side.

KET PBS KIDS

Sid the Science Kid

Ignatz's Inertia

Sid uses his skateboard to discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped.

12:30 PM ET

KET

Peg + Cat

The Birthday Cake Problem/The Doohickey Problem

Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens. When their space ship is smashed, Peg and Cat must reassemble its variously shaped parts.

KET PBS KIDS

WordWorld

Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza

On the day of the Insect Air Show, all the bugs in WordWorld take to the sky to show off their flying skills-except Ant, who can't fly. Meanwhile, Duck encourages Shark, who is a great underwater dancer, to dance in his show.

1:00 PM ET

KET

Sesame Street

Elmo and Rositas Rainbow Search

Elmo sees a rainbow and goes to show it to Rosita but it disappears before she can see it.

KET2

Kentucky Collectibles

Civil War Diary; Fish Mount; Nostalgia Station Toy Train Museum

Expert appraisers examine the history and value of a civil war diary and a 19th Century fish mount. Host Amy Hess visits the Nostalgia Station Toy Train Museum in Versailles.

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Janet Steele Holloway

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

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Peep and the Big Wide World

The Real Decoy; Peep's Lost Leaf

Quack finds a majestic duck (a decoy, actually) and refuses to admit that there's something strange about her. One windy day, Peep spies the "perfect" leaf and decides to chase it down.

1:30 PM ET

KET

Splash and Bubbles

The Lure of the Rocks/What's The Story, Maury?

After a series of mishaps, Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. Maury, who's always "spreading the word" about things on the reef, often gets things wrong.

KET2

Quilting Arts

Cut It Out!

Fiber artist Lisa Walton makes an art quilt using fused fabrics and free-hand cutting techniques.

KET KY

Kentucky Health

Incontinence and Female Sexual Dysfunction

Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. Lori Warren, a partner at Women First of Louisville and co-director of the MIGS Fellowship at UofL.

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Super Why!

Dr. Dolittle

Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig, and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them!

2:00 PM ET

KET

Curious George

Color Me Monkey/Special Delivery Monkey

George is asked to help Chef Pisghetti by delivering a very special pie to a very special meeting. Along the way, he counts bus stops and buildings. George and Charkie go to the zoo to meet SooBerm, an elephant who paints.

KET2

It's Sew Easy

Changing Trends

Designer Linda Lee shares techniques for sewing today's trendiest open-weave fabrics.

KET KY

Conversations with Champions

Mary T. Meagher

Host Billy Reed talks with Louisville native and former Olympic swimming star Mary T. Meagher about her life and career. A Georgetown College production.

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Sesame Street

Big Birds Song

Abby and Elmo help Big Bird calm down so he won't be nervous singing on the show, The Squawk.

2:30 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

Make It Artsy

Grand Opening - Proper Attire

Jen Cushman stamps an on-trend metal bracelet. Rae Missigman makes a purse from recycled products.

KET PBS KIDS

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2

Join Buddy and his Pteranodon family as they journey on the Dinosaur Train to the big Theropod Club Convention in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City." During their adventure they meet Mayor Kosmoceratops and help King Cryolophosaurus overcome stage fright.

3:00 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

Vicious

Ballroom

The gang decides to join Ash and Jess at a ballroom dancing class and Stuart becomes teacher's pet.

KET KY

Kentucky - An American Story

The Land

A look at the migration of Daniel Boone and thousands of settlers through the Cumberland Gap, coal mining, tobacco farming, the TVA, and the horse farms of the Bluegrass. The film reminds viewers that Kentucky has a proud and valuable history that is deeply intertwined with the American experience.

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Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 3/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 4

Join Buddy and his Pteranodon family as they journey on the Dinosaur Train to the big Theropod Club Convention in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City." During their adventure they meet Mayor Kosmoceratops and help King Cryolophosaurus overcome stage fright.

3:30 PM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

The Last Largest Lobster

The Kratts dive into the ocean to retrieve a creature power disc and encounter an enormous lobster.

KET2

Last of the Summer Wine

An Apple A Day

Clegg, Truly, and Alvin take some old timers out for a day. Barry considers making a charity appearance in western gear.

KET PBS KIDS

Splash and Bubbles

Stormy Waters/Scoot On Over!

When a big storm passes over Reeftown, the friends learn they don't need to be afraid of the rain. The kids' old friend Scoot, a juvenile sea turtle, stops by the reef to see Splash and the gang.

4:00 PM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands.

KET2

As Time Goes By

#149

Jean and Lionel take a parental interest in Harry, Sandy's policeman boyfriend.

KET KY

The Keeneland Legacy

A Thoroughbred Tradition

Traces the history of the Lexington-based thoroughbred racecourse and sales company, from its inception as Jack Keene's impossible dream to the reality of its current status as successful international icon for the industry. A Michael Breeding Media production.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty

Prince Wednesday learns how important it is to stop playing and go to the potty. Daniel needs to use the bathroom at Music Man Stan's Shop, but thinks he will have to wait until he gets home.

4:30 PM ET

KET

Odd Squad

Negative Town/License to Science

The agents go to Negative Town to track down a villain. Oona must pass her lab director's test.

KET2

Keeping Up Appearances

Country Retreat

Hyacinth wants to buy a small cottage in the country, but her idea of "small" does not match Richard's.

KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad

Prince Wednesday is upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. Dad Tiger shows Daniel just the right tools he can use to help him build a playhouse.

5:00 PM ET

KET

Cyberchase

Plantasaurus!

Motherboard invites the kids to have a slumber party with Digit in the refurbished Control Central! But a case of sneezes, itchy eyes, and scratchy throats threatens to put a damper on the slumber fun.

KET2

The Great British Baking Show

Final

The three finalists must master a classic pastry technique that normally takes a day in three hours; a Technical test that requires mastering the basics - with no recipe; and a Showstopper that demands delivery of perfect sponge, caramel, choux pastry, and petit four.

KET KY

U of L Today with Mark Hebert

Craig McClain; Lissa McCracken

Craig McClain discusses Alcohol Center research and gut microbiota research. Lissa McCracken is head of Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center at UofL which helps businesses cut energy costs and make manufacturing processes more efficient.

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Ready Jet Go!

Which Moon Is Best?/Detective Mindy

Sean wants to be the first to walk on a another moon, much like his hero Neil Armstrong. Mitchell takes up the case of the "black hole" kitchen counter.

5:30 PM ET

KET

Arthur

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians

The Tibble Twins sell pre-school art masterpieces. Arthur and Binky find a secret spot in the woods.

KET KY

Kentucky Life

Hot Brown; Downtown Destination - Henderson; Roebling Bridge; Iroquois Hunt Club

Kentucky's signature Hot Brown from Louisville's Brown Hotel, the river town of Henderson is the Downtown Destination, northern Kentucky's Roebling Bridge, and the Iroquois Hunt Club and its innovative Hound Welfare Fund are featured.

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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.

6:00 PM ET

KET

BBC World News America

#17018

News from around the world.

KET2

Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions

Guatemala, Part 2

Burt tours a famous Maya crafts market and visits Lake Atitlan in the Sierra Madre mountains.

KET KY

Kentucky Collectibles

Heirloom Horse Blanket; 19th Century Chatelaine Collection; Paducah Antiques District

Expert appraisers examine the history and value of a heirloom horse blanket and a 19th Century Chatelaine Collection. Plus, the Kentucky Collectibles crew goes on the road for a tour of the downtown Paducah antiques district.

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Nature Cat

Flamingo-A-Go-Go/What A Tangled Web

The gang meet Lola, a flamingo who lost her flock while they were on their way to a new home. Nature Cat is sad because someone is taking all his cat toys - can he find the thief?

6:30 PM ET

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Nightly Business Report

#37014

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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Rick Steves' Europe

France's Loire: Chateau Country

Rick visits four unique castles: elegant Chenonceau, massive Chambord, stately Cheverny, and fragrant Villandry. Along the way, he tours Leonardo's home, feeds hunting dogs, and savors a princely garden.

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bookclub@ket

The Bean Trees

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Barbara Kingsolver's first novel, the story of a young Kentucky woman who grows up as she moves west and meets many unexpected challenges. A 2001 KET production.

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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!"

7:00 PM ET

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PBS NewsHour

#12144

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

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Tracks Ahead

Taltree Arboretum

Discover how a brand new Indiana arboretum is embracing it's area's rail history.

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Jubilee

Sam Bush Band

Bluegrass legend Sam Bush and his band perform at the 3rd annual International Newgrass Festival. A 2012 KET production.

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Wild Kratts

Bad Hair Day

Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get back to his pride.

7:30 PM ET

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The Red Green Show

Red Green Insurance

Bothered by the high cost and poor coverage offered by the insurance company, Red decides to personally insure the Lodge. He also turns a treadmill into a heavy-duty belt sander, demonstrates the easy way to assemble kit furniture, and turns a crashed car into a sauna. Harold and Walter turn a flat tire into an adventure.

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Wild Kratts

Raptor Roundup

The evil chef Gaston Gourmand has captured raptors in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing.

8:00 PM ET

KET

Antiques Roadshow

Harrisburg, Hour Two

Interesting finds include a Charles "Heinie" Wagner Red Sox archive, a Carl Schweninger oil, and a 1975 "Yellow Submarine" jacket made for Karen Carpenter.

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The This Old House Hour

#1611

Liz makes a stained glass window and Kevin tours a flooring factory. Norm shows Kevin tricks he's learned about installing stairs. Richard installs a tankless water heater in Milwauke.

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Kentucky Afield

Hunting Swamp Rabbits and Cottontails; Jerky Recipe; Crappie

Hunting swamp rabbits and cottontails in Western Kentucky, showing you how to make perfect jerky in an oven, and tearing up some Green River Lake crappie are featured.

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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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Bluegrass and Backroads

#1103

Sculptor Bill Kolok, Don Kenner Drums, Shaker Village, and Just Piddlin Farm are visited.

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Odd Squad

High Maintenance/Not OK Computer

Agents switch jobs with the maintenance department for a day. The agents get trapped in a computer.

9:00 PM ET

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Doc Martin

Always on My Mind

Irate husband Phil Pratt accuses Dr. Ellingham of killing his wife Helen when he comes to their house to treat her. Then a horrific accident on the farm leaves Mr. Pratt desperately needing the doctor to save his life. Joan finds him trapped under a tractor, where he has been all night. A new teacher at Portwenn primary school, Tricia Soames, has sore hands. The doctor soon realizes that Tricia is showing all the signs of obsessive compulsive disorder. Meanwhile, things are looking up for PC Mylow on the romance front.

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Nazi Mega Weapons

V1: Hitler's Vengeance Missile

Hitler's Vengeance weapon, the V1, was one of the most ambitious projects of the Third Reich. Though it was too late to make a difference to the outcome of WWII, its legacy is the cruise missile - a weapon that changed the face of war forever.

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Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen

#541

Tim Farmer explores traditional food preparation including gardening tips, canning, processing and smoking meat, where to purchase produce, and more. He visits with folks who have a passion to share and enjoy recipes.

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Arthur

Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder

George can't wait to play baseball. Brain tries to transform Buster into a mathematic marvel for the Arithmattack competition.

9:30 PM ET

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All Aboard: Kentucky and the American Railroads

The Pullman Sleeper: Last Voyage of the Towering Pine

The completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, promoted by President Abraham Lincoln, opened the door to regular overnight travel by rail. A young entrepreneur, named George M. Pullman, saw the opportunity to exercise the great American traits of ingenuity and enterprise. Pullman's interest in converting day coaches to private sleeping accommodations at night, created an industry that would flourish for more than a century, build an entire American city, and help overcome racial barriers.

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Arthur

Buster's Book Battle/On the Buster Scale

Buster is thrilled when Lakewood Elementary starts a program where kids can earn prizes for reading. Buster and Brain disagree on movies.

10:00 PM ET

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Father Brown

The Fire in the Sky

The body of a man is found in a locked room and Father Brown suspects that he has been poisoned.

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Time Scanners

St. Paul's Cathedral

Structural engineer Steve Burrows and his team of laser-scanning experts examine St. Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London. They venture inside the majestic dome to explore its groundbreaking three-part structure.

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Independence Hall: Its History, Its Legacy....

The story of the little known origins of the Pennsylvania State House, later to be known as Independence Hall. Commissioned to be built under royal decree, the building was the largest in in the American colonies. Its architectural style became synonymous with the best of American ideals.

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Sesame Street

Big Birds Song

Abby and Elmo help Big Bird calm down so he won't be nervous singing on the show, The Squawk.

10:30 PM ET

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Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2

Join Buddy and his Pteranodon family as they journey on the Dinosaur Train to the big Theropod Club Convention in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City." During their adventure they meet Mayor Kosmoceratops and help King Cryolophosaurus overcome stage fright.

11:00 PM ET

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Legislative Update

January 18, 2018

A report on the most significant activities of the day's legislative meetings, including committee testimony and actions, and debate and votes on the floor of Kentucky's Senate and House of Representatives.

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Amanpour On PBS

#129

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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Milton-Madison Bridge: History on the Ohio

An innovative engineering solution to replace the aging bridge over the Ohio River connecting Madison, Indiana, with Milton, Kentucky, led to a dramatic and historic event - the longest bridge slide ever in North America.

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Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 3/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 4

Join Buddy and his Pteranodon family as they journey on the Dinosaur Train to the big Theropod Club Convention in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City." During their adventure they meet Mayor Kosmoceratops and help King Cryolophosaurus overcome stage fright.

11:30 PM ET

KET

BBC World News

#23018

News from around the world.

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Beyond 100 Days

#111

Recorded in Washington, DC and London, this public affairs series explores news reports on the events that are shaping our world. Katty Kay hosts from the United States and Christian Fraser from the U.K.

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The Story of McConnell Springs

This documentary explores the complex geological and hydrological nature of McConnell Springs, the spot where Lexington was founded. In June 1775, a party of explorers was camped there when they learned of the first victory by Americans in the Revolution. They promptly named their camp in honor of Lexington, Massachusetts. Today, McConnell Springs is a city park that offers passive recreation amid natural beauty. A production of Michael Breeding MEDIA.

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Splash and Bubbles

Stormy Waters/Scoot On Over!

When a big storm passes over Reeftown, the friends learn they don't need to be afraid of the rain. The kids' old friend Scoot, a juvenile sea turtle, stops by the reef to see Splash and the gang.

12:00 AM ET

KET

Jubilee

Dale Ann Bradley

Five-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Dale Ann Bradley performs at the 2014 Best of the Bluegrass.

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Stories from the Stage

Holiday Horror

Cyndi Freeman lands a gig as one of Santa's elves and uncovers a gruesome reality; Ekhlas Ahmed waits hungrily as calamity creates an epically long Ramadan fast; and Matt Dicks gathers his courage at Thanksgiving to stand up to his girlfriend's tough-as-nails dad.

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Conversations with Champions

Mary T. Meagher

Host Billy Reed talks with Louisville native and former Olympic swimming star Mary T. Meagher about her life and career. A Georgetown College production.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty

Prince Wednesday learns how important it is to stop playing and go to the potty. Daniel needs to use the bathroom at Music Man Stan's Shop, but thinks he will have to wait until he gets home.

12:30 AM ET

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Stories from the Stage

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Neighborhoods are forever in flux: Paloma Valenzuela travels to a Dominican neighborhood searching for her identity; Mark Redmond learns what happens when you are no longer welcomed on your street; and Norah Dooley finds the real meaning of community from neighbors who teach her life lessons.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad

Prince Wednesday is upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. Dad Tiger shows Daniel just the right tools he can use to help him build a playhouse.