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Friday, December 9

early

12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

KET

Amanpour and Company

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Rick Steves' Art of Europe

The Modern Age

In the 1800s, the Industrial Revolution spawned new artistic styles, such as idealized Romanticism. Then Europe's tumultuous 20th century inspired rule-breaking art from Expressionism and Cubism to Surrealism to Abstract.

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Coal in Kentucky

Through the voices of coal industry professionals, activists, politicians, and everyday people, this documentary examines the significance of this history, what it means today, and how we will move forward to responsibly mine coal while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of Kentucky's citizens, the environment, and the economy.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Haunt Squad/Safe House in the Woods

Odd Squad is haunted by a ghost. Owen and new recruit wait out a storm while transporting a creature.

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12:30 am ET 11:30 pm CT

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Wild Kratts

Polar Bears Don't Dance

Martin and Chris are on a mission in the Arctic to discover just how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge of both buoyancy and traction comes in handy when they discover that the dastardly Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team will do whatever it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers!

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1:00 am ET 12:00 am CT

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Nature

Penguins: Meet the Family

Celebrate one of Earth's most iconic and beloved birds, featuring footage of all 18 species of penguins from New Zealand, Cape Town, the Galapagos Islands and Antarctica.

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The Bletchley Circle

Season 1: Cracking a Killer's Code: Part 1

Susan, a former War World War II codebreaker, tries to catch a serial killer with her old colleagues under the guise of a literary club.

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Kentucky Life

Missionaries of Charity; Grace Cafe; KSNPC Volunteers; Misfit Island

This program looks at those who do good work. As Mother Teresa becomes Saint Teresa, "Kentucky Life" visits her Missionaries of Charity chapter in Jenkins; Danville's Grace Cafe is a pay-what-you-can community restaurant committed to providing locally-sourced, nutritious food to residents; volunteers keep Kentucky's State Nature Preserves in fine form; and Misfit Island Wildlife Rescue Center cares for hundreds of animals in Henderson.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Listens to Dad/Daniel and Katerina Listen to Each Other

Daniel is playing with his fishies and doesn't listen when Dad Tiger tells him it's time to go to the Music Shop. Daniel wants to put on a show, but Katerina isn't listening and keeps playing her own way.

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1:30 am ET 12:30 am CT

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Kentucky Collectibles

Guitar Collecting with Joe Bonamassa, Pt. 1

Vintage instrument appraiser Mike Reeder discusses the current state of guitar collecting with long-time friend and blues-rock guitar titan, Joe Bonamassa.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Mary Shelley/I Am Harry Houdini

Xavier goes back in time to meet spooky storyteller Mary Shelley before a Nature Troop campout. Our heroes travel back in time to meet someone who knew how to face a scary situation: Harry Houdini.

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2:00 am ET 1:00 am CT

KET

Nova

Ghosts of Stonehenge

Who built Stonehenge, and why? Groundbreaking archaeological digs have revealed major new clues about Britain's enigmatic 5,000-year-old site and the people who constructed it.

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The Bletchley Circle

Season 1: Cracking a Killer's Code: Part 2

The women surmise that the killer is a rail employee familiar with train times who offered his victims perfume or nylons to go with him. They attempt to trap the killer, using Lucy as bait.

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Kentucky Muse

Ellis Wilson - So Much to Paint

Follows the career of Kentucky native Ellis Wilson (1899-1977), an African-American artist whose passion for painting took him from his hometown of Mayfield to a successful career in New York. His work captured the daily lives of African Americans and helped open doors for many younger black artists. This update of a 2000 KET documentary includes a look at Ellis Wilson works discovered since the program's premiere.

KETKIDS

Alma's Way

Socks for Sale; Alma's Animal Show

Chacho chews up the socks that Alma plans to donate. Alma recruits her friends and their talented pets to film Papi's animal show.

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2:30 am ET 1:30 am CT

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Molly of Denali

Butterflies and Bunny Babies; Every Meow and Again

Molly and Trini find baby hares in their butterfly garden. Molly and Tooey find a stray cat in Qyah.

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The Kentucky Tonight logo in white on blue with a "Check Schedule" button.The Kentucky Tonight logo in white on blue with a "Check Schedule" button.

3:00 am ET 2:00 am CT

KET

The Search for the Ocean's Super Predator

An epic underwater shark attack leads investigators on a search for the ocean's most fearsome predator. It isn't a case of a shark attacking a human but that of a sea creature that devoured a great white shark.

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The Bletchley Circle

Season 1: Cracking a Killer's Code: Part 3

Susan speaks to a man claiming to be the suspect's psychiatrist and gets into a dangerous situation. She returns with the police, but the killer has gone. Susan visits Cavendish for more information, only to find that he too has been killed.

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Distinguished Kentuckian

Lillie Chaffin

An interview with Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet Lillie Chaffin. In 1974, she was designated by the state legislature as an associate poet laureate of Kentucky. A 1979 KET production.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Polar Bears Don't Dance

Martin and Chris are on a mission in the Arctic to discover just how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge of both buoyancy and traction comes in handy when they discover that the dastardly Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team will do whatever it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers!

Top

3:30 am ET 2:30 am CT

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Distinguished Kentuckian

A.D. Albright

A.D. Albright was president of Northern Kentucky University during perhaps the most critical period in its early history. He guided the school to maturity, doubling enrollment to more than 10,000 and overseeing $40 million in construction projects that gave an identity to the sprawling Highland Heights campus. A 1991 KET production.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Haunt Squad/Safe House in the Woods

Odd Squad is haunted by a ghost. Owen and new recruit wait out a storm while transporting a creature.

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4:00 am ET 3:00 am CT

KET

Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West

Thsi program explores the West's water crisis in detail, including how Americans arrived at this situation.

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Kentucky Life

Living Archaeology; Wes Cowan's Louisville; U.S. Grant (Part 2)

The annual Living Archaeology Weekend turns Red River Gorge into Kentucky's most popular outdoor classroom; "Antiques Roadshow's" Wes Cowan reminisces his Louisville roots and a vintage life; and part two of our profile of Ulysses S. Grant's Kentucky connections tracks his rise as a general, beginning with his battles in the west.

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Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films by Thom Sutherland, Justin Hannah, Travis Taylor, and Ashlee Prewitt

Films include "Fourteen", "Do it Yourself", and "Decadence".

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Alma's Way

Socks for Sale; Alma's Animal Show

Chacho chews up the socks that Alma plans to donate. Alma recruits her friends and their talented pets to film Papi's animal show.

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4:30 am ET 3:30 am CT

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Kentucky Collectibles

Paducah Fair Appraisals; Kentucky Artist Helen LaFrance

More appraisals from the 2017 Collectibles fair in Paducah. Plus, a showcase of the life and extraordinary work of renowned Kentucky artist Helen LaFrance.

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Run That by Me Again

Georgetown vs. Concord, 1965

Guests include Jan Anderson, Larry Treece, and Lester Craft. A 1977 KET production.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Amazing Sled Run/Frost Fairy

It's a snow day so Pinkalicious, Peter, Rafael, and Jasmine build the most pinkatastic sled run ever! Pinkalicious and Peter find Felix the Frost Fairy fast asleep on the job.

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5:00 am ET 4:00 am CT

KET

Secrets of the Dead

Abandoning the Titanic

Experts search for a mystery ship that could have saved Titanic passengers but sailed away.

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Rick Steves' Art of Europe

The Modern Age

In the 1800s, the Industrial Revolution spawned new artistic styles, such as idealized Romanticism. Then Europe's tumultuous 20th century inspired rule-breaking art from Expressionism and Cubism to Surrealism to Abstract.

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Senior Moments

Debra K, host of Journey Into Wellbeing, uncovers the secrets to healthy, happy aging. The program includes exclusive content with top wellness experts including 94-year-old Deborah Szekely, known as the "Godmother of Spa", entertainers from Dollywood, and the chef from the world-renowned Mayo Clinic.

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

Let's Talk Turkey Vulture/Prescription: Nature

The gang learns about turkey vultures, and despite their intimidating appearance, they come in peace, man! It's time for Hal to take a nature break from building his Squeak-a-saurus Rex.

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5:30 am ET 4:30 am CT

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Kayla Rae Whitaker

Renee's guest is Mt. Sterling native and author Kayla Rae Whitaker, one of the writers featured at the 2017 Kentucky Women Writers Conference at the University of Kentucky. Whitaker's debut novel, "The Animators", explores the complexities of female friendships, self-identity, and success in the male-dominated field of animation.

KETKIDS

Ready Jet Go!

Sunday Drive

A test drive to Mars - usually a simple trip - is complicated by the new saucer dashboard.

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morning

6:00 am ET 5:00 am CT

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Body Electric

Low-impact exercises.

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Amanpour and Company

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WoodSongs

Sugaray Rayford and Liz Brasher

Soul blues singer Sugaray Rayford and soul singer and rock guitarist Liz Brasher perform.

KETKIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Clever Levers/Going, Going, Gong

The kids need to move a big rock in their backyard so the Cat takes them to Machine-a-Ma-Zoo. In Gongolia, the kids find out that bigger things make lower sounds and smaller things make higher sounds.

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6:30 am ET 5:30 am CT

KET

Yoga in Practice

Stand in Your Light

The principles of how to create a stable foundation with your hands and feet are highlighted.

KETKIDS

Peg + Cat

The Dance Problem/Follow The Bouncing Ball

Peg and Cat can dance with their idol Misty Copeland, if Cat can overcome a big obstacle-his tail! Cat chases his favorite ball as it bounces through 10 different worlds to 10 different beats.

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The show hosts and the show logo.The show hosts and the show logo.

7:00 am ET 6:00 am CT

KET

Molly of Denali

Seal Dance/Snowboarding Qyah Style

Molly makes a new friend who teaches her about Unangax dances, and together they learn how to perform a traditional Seal Dance. Molly decides to make a video to show off "Qyah Style" snowboarding.

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NHK Newsline

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Bywords

Linda Steele

Restaurateur Linda Steele discusses her many restaurants and building restorations. A 1984 KET production.

KETKIDS

Super Why!

Pinocchio

Whyatt learns the importance of telling the truth and meets a boy whose nose grows when he fibs.

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7:30 am ET 6:30 am CT

KET

Wild Kratts

Zig-Zagged

Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom.

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Sit and Be Fit

Music and Novelty

Mary Ann matches her movements to an engaging staccato melody. A seated brain is introduced.

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The Show Starts at Dark

Director Steven Middleton explores the last seven operating drive-in movie theaters in Kentucky and discovers why drive-ins are becoming obsolete.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

The Family Campout/A Game Night for Everyone

Daniel and Dad Tiger head to the "Dad and Me" Campout, joined by his friends and their dads. Daniel and Mom are on their way to "Mom and Me" Game Night when they run into O and X the Owl.

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7:40 am ET 6:40 am CT

Top

8:00 am ET 7:00 am CT

KET

Hero Elementary

Search and Rescue / Secret Lives of Teachers

The team follows hot and cold clues to find their schoolmates who are hiding somewhere in Citytown. The kids are surprised to see their teacher on the weekend outside of school.

KET2

Body Electric

Low-impact exercises.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Likes to Be with Dad/Daniel Likes to Be with Mom

Dad and Daniel realize that it doesn't matter what they do, they just enjoy being together. Daniel is thrilled to spend the day with Mom.

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8:30 am ET 7:30 am CT

KET

Alma's Way

Too Corny/Alma Tags Along

Alma takes too much corn from the garden. Alma wants to tag along with Junior and Mami.

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Workplace Essential Skills

Number Sense

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

KETKY

Coal in Kentucky

Through the voices of coal industry professionals, activists, politicians, and everyday people, this documentary examines the significance of this history, what it means today, and how we will move forward to responsibly mine coal while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of Kentucky's citizens, the environment, and the economy.

KETKIDS

Rosie's Rules

Rosie the Dog Sitter/Chef Rosie

Rosie helps Tia by taking care of her puppy, Benito. Rosie opens her own restaurant with Iggy.

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9:00 am ET 8:00 am CT

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Curious George

Dolphin with the Yellow Hat/Dog's Day Off

While building sandcastles on the beach, George uses the Man with the Yellow Hat's hat as a bucket, but the waves take the hat out to sea. George helps Hundley build his confidence to meet his role model by finding the perfect game for them to play.

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Beads, Baubles & Jewels

Semi Precious

Beautiful semi-precious stones highlight intricate wirework with Wyatt White.

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Sesame Street

The Hair Dance

Gabrielle and Prairie Dawn think they can't dance together because their hair doesn't move the same way, but Nina helps them realize that it would be cool to let their hair do whatever it wants to do.

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9:30 am ET 8:30 am CT

KET

Sesame Street

Astro Team Alpha

Elmo, Abby and Cookie Monster play a space game, driving rovers back to the rocket ship before it blasts off, but then Cookie gets stuck in a crater.

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Knit and Crochet Now

Teddy Bear Fun!

Projects include cute and huggable crochet bear buddies; crocheted dishcloth; stitching Jacob's Ladder, a flat braid on top of a crocheted dishcloth; knit version of a teddy bear and sweater.

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Kentucky Life

Missionaries of Charity; Grace Cafe; KSNPC Volunteers; Misfit Island

This program looks at those who do good work. As Mother Teresa becomes Saint Teresa, "Kentucky Life" visits her Missionaries of Charity chapter in Jenkins; Danville's Grace Cafe is a pay-what-you-can community restaurant committed to providing locally-sourced, nutritious food to residents; volunteers keep Kentucky's State Nature Preserves in fine form; and Misfit Island Wildlife Rescue Center cares for hundreds of animals in Henderson.

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Elinor Wonders Why

Zig Zag Plant; Butterfly Drinks

A mystery is afoot at Elinor's school when one of the class plants grows in an unusual shape. Elinor dresses up as a butterfly for Insect Day at school, but she can't drink anything when her hands are busy being the wings!

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10:00 am ET 9:00 am CT

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Playtime Is Different/The Playground Is Different With Baby

Curious baby Margaret interrupts Daniel when he plays restaurant with his friends. Mom and Dad encourage Daniel to include Margaret at the playground.

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Conscious Living

Mindful Modernism

Palm Springs Modernism Week attracts mindful travelers each year from around the globe and includes a vintage RV show, a walking history tour of iconic architecture and more.

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Kentucky Collectibles

Guitar Collecting with Joe Bonamassa, Pt. 1

Vintage instrument appraiser Mike Reeder discusses the current state of guitar collecting with long-time friend and blues-rock guitar titan, Joe Bonamassa.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

Big Nest Bird Party/Pet Elephant Camp

Donkey tries to act like a bird at Duck Duck's bird party, but she does not enjoy herself. Grampy and Donkey miss Gregory while he is away at camp.

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10:30 am ET 9:30 am CT

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Donkey Hodie

Big Nest Bird Party/Pet Elephant Camp

Donkey tries to act like a bird at Duck Duck's bird party, but she does not enjoy herself. Grampy and Donkey miss Gregory while he is away at camp.

KET2

Curious Traveler

Curious Braga

Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte; Guimaraes Castle; symbols all over the Torre de Menagem; a blue Baroque palace; Braga Cathedral; how a rooster became the symbol of Portugal.

KETKY

Kentucky Muse

Ellis Wilson - So Much to Paint

Follows the career of Kentucky native Ellis Wilson (1899-1977), an African-American artist whose passion for painting took him from his hometown of Mayfield to a successful career in New York. His work captured the daily lives of African Americans and helped open doors for many younger black artists. This update of a 2000 KET documentary includes a look at Ellis Wilson works discovered since the program's premiere.

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Dinosaur Train

Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest

Dad and Mom take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought. Dad learns that he's been chosen to compete in the big annual Fishing Contest at the Big Misty Sea.

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Connections host Renee Shaw smiling in a gray suit along with the show logo and a "Check Schedule" button.Connections host Renee Shaw smiling in a gray suit along with the show logo and a "Check Schedule" button.

11:00 am ET 10:00 am CT

KET

Rick Steves' Europe

Germany's Hamburg and the Luther Trail

Rick visits Hamburg, Germany's mighty port city, and the great historic sights of Martin Luther.

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Tennessee Wild Side

Ataya; Moon Trees; Take a Hard Hike

Our first look at Ataya, a name translated as "gift" benefitting wildlife and the people of Tennesse, seeds orbiting in outer space grow into Moon Trees, and take a really hard hike.

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Clifford the Big Red Dog

Knights of the Wobbly Table/Don't Lead Me a Stray

Emily Elizabeth and Clifford go on a noble quest to find Emily Elizabeth's lost library book. Emily Elizabeth helps Pablo as he tries to find his own best animal friend at the Pet Adoption Fair.

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11:30 am ET 10:30 am CT

KET

Ask This Old House

Garden Upgrade, Adirondack Chair

Jenn demonstrates how to clean up a garden, and Tom and Kevin build an Adirondack chair.

KET2

America's Heartland

Hitch up the team for an Arizona draft horse vacation. Log on to the blog of a Virginia farm family that champions agriculture. Join a Kentucky sheep roundup for one-of-a-kind wool creations.

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Distinguished Kentuckian

Lillie Chaffin

An interview with Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet Lillie Chaffin. In 1974, she was designated by the state legislature as an associate poet laureate of Kentucky. A 1979 KET production.

KETKIDS

Curious George

Dolphin with the Yellow Hat/Dog's Day Off

While building sandcastles on the beach, George uses the Man with the Yellow Hat's hat as a bucket, but the waves take the hat out to sea. George helps Hundley build his confidence to meet his role model by finding the perfect game for them to play.

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afternoon

12:00 pm ET 11:00 am CT

KET

Nature

Penguins: Meet the Family

Celebrate one of Earth's most iconic and beloved birds, featuring footage of all 18 species of penguins from New Zealand, Cape Town, the Galapagos Islands and Antarctica.

KET2

Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board

You and Your Stress

Christina makes creamy millet chowder, tofu vegetable rolls and apple streusel tart.

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Distinguished Kentuckian

A.D. Albright

A.D. Albright was president of Northern Kentucky University during perhaps the most critical period in its early history. He guided the school to maturity, doubling enrollment to more than 10,000 and overseeing $40 million in construction projects that gave an identity to the sprawling Highland Heights campus. A 1991 KET production.

KETKIDS

Sesame Street

The Hair Dance

Gabrielle and Prairie Dawn think they can't dance together because their hair doesn't move the same way, but Nina helps them realize that it would be cool to let their hair do whatever it wants to do.

Top

12:30 pm ET 11:30 am CT

KET2

Ciao Italia

Low and Slow

Recipes include oven-roasted lamb shanks and a perfect side of roasted fennel and beans.

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Louisville's Olmsted Parks

Frederick Law Olmsted designed Central Park in New York City and hundreds of parks nationwide, but you can find what's been called the defining park system of his career in Louisville. Composed of 18 parks and six parkways, Louisville's Olmsted Park system is not only pastoral and full of activities, it brims with historical links and footnotes. Jackie Hays, a veteran broadcaster in Louisville, narrates this special.

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Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Monkey Dance/Royal Peacock Dance

Pinkalicious and Peter are surprised when they find a monkey outside their treehouse, while their new friend is lots of fun, she's also a bit of a trickster - and pretty messy.

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now

1:00 pm ET 12:00 pm CT

KET

Finding Your Roots

Where Did We Come From?

Erin Burnett, Amy Carlson and Andre Leon Talley, three guests from diverse backgrounds, discover the ancestors who laid the groundwork for their success.

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Lidia's Kitchen

Rethink Risotto

Lidia uses oats to make a hearty, nutty risotto that pairs well with butternut squash and sunchokes. She also creates a breakfast risotto with bacon, egg and cheese.

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Run That by Me Again

Georgetown vs. Concord, 1965

Guests include Jan Anderson, Larry Treece, and Lester Craft. A 1977 KET production.

KETKIDS

Let's Go Luna!

Andy, King of Scots/Leo the Nessie Hunter

Andy becomes obsessed with all things Scottish after finding out about his heritage.

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1:30 pm ET 12:30 pm CT

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To Dine For with Kate Sullivan

Kimbal Musk

Founder of The Kitchen and philanthropist Kimbal Musk is no stranger to big entrepreneurial dreams.

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Kentucky Health

Over-the-Counter Medications: What's Safe and Are They Effective?

The cost of medical care is one reason some people turn to over-the-counter medications that appear to be equivalent to medications that require a prescription. Dr. Angela Sandlin, pharmacy director at Baptist Health La Grange, discusses supplements, minerals, vitamins, and other over-the-counter medications.

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Donkey Hodie

Big Nest Bird Party/Pet Elephant Camp

Donkey tries to act like a bird at Duck Duck's bird party, but she does not enjoy herself. Grampy and Donkey miss Gregory while he is away at camp.

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2:00 pm ET 1:00 pm CT

KET

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Louis Pasteur/I Am Rachel Carson

Louis Pasteur helps Xavier with his volcano experiment project. Rachel Carson helps Brad figure out a way to help butterflies migrate.

KET2

Innovations in Medicine

Topics include air purification, women and heart disease, migraine and headaches and knee pain.

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Kayla Rae Whitaker

Renee's guest is Mt. Sterling native and author Kayla Rae Whitaker, one of the writers featured at the 2017 Kentucky Women Writers Conference at the University of Kentucky. Whitaker's debut novel, "The Animators", explores the complexities of female friendships, self-identity, and success in the male-dominated field of animation.

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Cyberchase

Living in Disharmony

Hacker's niece Harmony returns to the Northern Frontier with a new pet, Sparkletoes, which quickly outstays its welcome.

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2:30 pm ET 1:30 pm CT

KET

Let's Go Luna!: Luna's Christmas Around the World

The kids believe Santa will never find them when the Circo gets stuck at the South Pole on Christmas Eve. Luna helps the kids work to save Christmas, learning about holiday traditions from around the world along the way.

KET2

Conscious Living

Mindful Modernism

Palm Springs Modernism Week attracts mindful travelers each year from around the globe and includes a vintage RV show, a walking history tour of iconic architecture and more.

KETKY

WoodSongs

Sugaray Rayford and Liz Brasher

Soul blues singer Sugaray Rayford and soul singer and rock guitarist Liz Brasher perform.

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

Mouse in the Treehouse/Leader of the Pack

Molly and Tooey design their dream treehouse, complete with a windmill and elevator, but plans might have to change when Tooey's cat gets loose. Tooey's puppy doesn't like following directions.

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Comment on Kentucky logo and a "Check Schedule" button.A close-up of Comment on Kentucky host Bill Bryant smiling in a dark suit and purple tie against an image of Kentucky's capitol building. with a "Check Schedule" button.

3:00 pm ET 2:00 pm CT

KET2

Curious Traveler

Curious Braga

Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte; Guimaraes Castle; symbols all over the Torre de Menagem; a blue Baroque palace; Braga Cathedral; how a rooster became the symbol of Portugal.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

Knot So Fast / Made in the Shade

AJ's invention, the shoe-tying car, gets out of control and ties Citytown into knots! When the ice cream in Stevie Heat's ice cream cart melts, Sparks' Crew investigates how this could have happened.

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3:30 pm ET 2:30 pm CT

KET

Dinosaur Train

Night Train/Fossil Fred

Dad, Buddy, and Tiny take a special ride on the Dinosaur Train at night, learning about animals that are active after dark, culminating at the Big Pond for a nature walk under the full moon. Buddy, Tiny, and Don play "detective" and search around the Big Pond for fossils. The kids end up finding an entire skeleton of a Jurassic dinosaur.

KET2

Tennessee Wild Side

Ataya; Moon Trees; Take a Hard Hike

Our first look at Ataya, a name translated as "gift" benefitting wildlife and the people of Tennesse, seeds orbiting in outer space grow into Moon Trees, and take a really hard hike.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Castle & Key; Children's Charity; Downtown La Grange; Mona Bismarck

Bourbon & Culture return to the Old Taylor Distillery in the form of Castle & Key, Children's Charity of the Bluegrass supports the work of dozens of charities, Doug tours charming La Grange in Oldham County, and the first American "Best Dressed Woman in the World" Mona Bismarck is celebrated again in Louisville.

KETKIDS

Arthur's Perfect Christmas

As the residents of Elwood City get ready for Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, and even "Baxter Day," they all want their holiday celebrations to be perfect - but just what does that mean?

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4:00 pm ET 3:00 pm CT

KET

Rosie's Rules

Lights Out Rosie/Rosie Goes Camping

Rosie and Javi learn how people did things before there was electricity after a storm causes a power outage. Rosie learns to use tools from nature during a family camping trip.

KET2

This Old House

Atlanta | Whole House Protection

New beveled pine siding is weaved into the old. The house gets lightning and surge protection.

KETKY

The Show Starts at Dark

Director Steven Middleton explores the last seven operating drive-in movie theaters in Kentucky and discovers why drive-ins are becoming obsolete.

Top

4:30 pm ET 3:30 pm CT

KET

Nature Cat

Stop and Hear the Cicadas/Cold-Blooded

The gang hears a spooky noise in the forest and wonders what it could be. Everyone wonders who or what keeps knocking over Daisy's Pinecone Pals.

KET2

Ask This Old House

Wallpaper Restoration, Gutter Repairs

Restoring wallpaper; the basics of GFCI outlets; repairing gutters over a back patio.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

The Real Ant Farm

Aviva, Martin and Chris go on an adventure in the amazon rainforest where they discover a hidden community of farmers - Leafcutter Ants!

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5:00 pm ET 4:00 pm CT

KET

Odd Squad

Rise of the Hydraclops/O Is Not for Old

Olive and Otto search for a treasure chest that Oscar buried. The agents throw a surprise party for Ms. O.

KET2

Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board

You and Your Stress

Christina makes creamy millet chowder, tofu vegetable rolls and apple streusel tart.

KETKY

Coal in Kentucky

Through the voices of coal industry professionals, activists, politicians, and everyday people, this documentary examines the significance of this history, what it means today, and how we will move forward to responsibly mine coal while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of Kentucky's citizens, the environment, and the economy.

KETKIDS

Curious George

Dolphin with the Yellow Hat/Dog's Day Off

While building sandcastles on the beach, George uses the Man with the Yellow Hat's hat as a bucket, but the waves take the hat out to sea. George helps Hundley build his confidence to meet his role model by finding the perfect game for them to play.

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5:30 pm ET 4:30 pm CT

KET

Arthur

Prunella Sees the Light/Return of the Snowball

Prunella does her room over in a Henry Skreever theme to get ready for a visit from Marina, then panics when she realizes she doesn't know how Marina, who is blind, will react to decorations she can't see. Six months, two weeks, and four days after it disappeared, D.W.'s snowball reappears in the Read family freezer. But how can she stop it from being stolen again?

KET2

Ciao Italia

Low and Slow

Recipes include oven-roasted lamb shanks and a perfect side of roasted fennel and beans.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Florence Nightingale/I Am George Washington Carver

Xavier and his friends ask legendary nurse Florence Nightingale to help stop Yadina's hiccups. Our trio travel back in time to meet an expert in plant care: George Washington Carver.

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BBC World News America

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Lidia's Kitchen

Rethink Risotto

Lidia uses oats to make a hearty, nutty risotto that pairs well with butternut squash and sunchokes. She also creates a breakfast risotto with bacon, egg and cheese.

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Kentucky Life

Missionaries of Charity; Grace Cafe; KSNPC Volunteers; Misfit Island

This program looks at those who do good work. As Mother Teresa becomes Saint Teresa, "Kentucky Life" visits her Missionaries of Charity chapter in Jenkins; Danville's Grace Cafe is a pay-what-you-can community restaurant committed to providing locally-sourced, nutritious food to residents; volunteers keep Kentucky's State Nature Preserves in fine form; and Misfit Island Wildlife Rescue Center cares for hundreds of animals in Henderson.

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Alma's Way

Alma's Showstopper; Ultimate Helper

Lucas gets cold feet before open mic night. Alma wants the title of Ultimate Helper of the Week but must think about what that means when her good deeds go wrong.

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Kentucky Edition

December 9, 2022

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To Dine For with Kate Sullivan

Kimbal Musk

Founder of The Kitchen and philanthropist Kimbal Musk is no stranger to big entrepreneurial dreams.

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Kentucky Collectibles

Guitar Collecting with Joe Bonamassa, Pt. 1

Vintage instrument appraiser Mike Reeder discusses the current state of guitar collecting with long-time friend and blues-rock guitar titan, Joe Bonamassa.

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Molly of Denali

Mouse in the Treehouse/Leader of the Pack

Molly and Tooey design their dream treehouse, complete with a windmill and elevator, but plans might have to change when Tooey's cat gets loose. Tooey's puppy doesn't like following directions.

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PBS NewsHour

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Finding Your Roots

Where Did We Come From?

Erin Burnett, Amy Carlson and Andre Leon Talley, three guests from diverse backgrounds, discover the ancestors who laid the groundwork for their success.

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Kentucky Muse

Ellis Wilson - So Much to Paint

Follows the career of Kentucky native Ellis Wilson (1899-1977), an African-American artist whose passion for painting took him from his hometown of Mayfield to a successful career in New York. His work captured the daily lives of African Americans and helped open doors for many younger black artists. This update of a 2000 KET documentary includes a look at Ellis Wilson works discovered since the program's premiere.

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Let's Go Luna!: Luna's Christmas Around the World

The kids believe Santa will never find them when the Circo gets stuck at the South Pole on Christmas Eve. Luna helps the kids work to save Christmas, learning about holiday traditions from around the world along the way.

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Comment on Kentucky

December 9, 2022

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant. Scheduled guests: Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader; Laura Cullen Glasscock, The Kentucky Gazette; and Chris Otts, WDRB in Louisville.

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Doc Martin

The Portwenn Effect

Louisa invites Martin to the Portwenn Players Dance. Martin makes a house call to the park ranger, Stewart James.

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Distinguished Kentuckian

Lillie Chaffin

An interview with Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet Lillie Chaffin. In 1974, she was designated by the state legislature as an associate poet laureate of Kentucky. A 1979 KET production.

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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!

This adventure finds the Cat in the Hat, Nick, and Sally on a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home for Christmas.

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Washington Week

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Distinguished Kentuckian

A.D. Albright

A.D. Albright was president of Northern Kentucky University during perhaps the most critical period in its early history. He guided the school to maturity, doubling enrollment to more than 10,000 and overseeing $40 million in construction projects that gave an identity to the sprawling Highland Heights campus. A 1991 KET production.

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Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas with Vanessa Williams

Enjoy an evening celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's iconic album of holiday classics presented by the American Pops Orchestra with host and vocalist Vanessa Williams.

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Movie Classics

The Black Stallion

A boy, shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in the 1940s, forms a bond with a black Arabian horse. He and a former jockey train the stallion to race after their rescue. Starring Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney and Teri Garr (1979).

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Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films by Thom Sutherland, Justin Hannah, Travis Taylor, and Ashlee Prewitt

Films include "Fourteen", "Do it Yourself", and "Decadence".

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Nature Cat: A Nature Carol

Nature Cat is visited by the spirits of Nature Past (Daisy), Present (Squeeks), and Future (Hal) on Christmas Eve.

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Run That by Me Again

Georgetown vs. Concord, 1965

Guests include Jan Anderson, Larry Treece, and Lester Craft. A 1977 KET production.

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Craft in America

Holiday

Clay artist Susan Garson creates Chanukah menorahs and daring chefs make lavish gingerbread houses.

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Kentucky Edition

December 9, 2022

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Cyberchase

Living in Disharmony

Hacker's niece Harmony returns to the Northern Frontier with a new pet, Sparkletoes, which quickly outstays its welcome.

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Kayla Rae Whitaker

Renee's guest is Mt. Sterling native and author Kayla Rae Whitaker, one of the writers featured at the 2017 Kentucky Women Writers Conference at the University of Kentucky. Whitaker's debut novel, "The Animators", explores the complexities of female friendships, self-identity, and success in the male-dominated field of animation.

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Molly of Denali

Mouse in the Treehouse/Leader of the Pack

Molly and Tooey design their dream treehouse, complete with a windmill and elevator, but plans might have to change when Tooey's cat gets loose. Tooey's puppy doesn't like following directions.

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BBC World News

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Kentucky Edition

December 9, 2022

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WoodSongs

Sugaray Rayford and Liz Brasher

Soul blues singer Sugaray Rayford and soul singer and rock guitarist Liz Brasher perform.

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Hero Elementary

Knot So Fast / Made in the Shade

AJ's invention, the shoe-tying car, gets out of control and ties Citytown into knots! When the ice cream in Stevie Heat's ice cream cart melts, Sparks' Crew investigates how this could have happened.

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11:30 pm ET 10:30 pm CT

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Kentucky Edition

December 9, 2022

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Comment on Kentucky

December 9, 2022

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant. Scheduled guests: Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader; Laura Cullen Glasscock, The Kentucky Gazette; and Chris Otts, WDRB in Louisville.

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Arthur

D.W. All Wet/Buster's Dino Dilemma

It's 95 degrees at home, and everyone is glad to be at the lake instead-except D.W., who's on guard against octopuses. Buster discovers a very interesting bone on a fossil-hunting field trip.

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Amanpour and Company

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Start Up

Water Song: Baltimore, MD

Water Song is a restaurant that brings traditions and flavors from Yunnan Province, China.

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The Beat of a Different Drummer

The Beat of a Different Drummer: The Story of America's Last All-Female Military Band

The 14th Army WAC (Women's Army Corps) Band existed from 1948 to 1976, during a time when America was struggling with equal rights. The WAC Band was a rare place where a woman could work as a professional musician. This story tells how these trailblazers helped change the landscape for American women while performing the everyday rigors of an Army musician.

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Odd Squad

Where There's a Wolf, There's a Way/New Jacket Required

Otis and Olympia stop werewolf Olaf from turning back into a boy. Otis struggles with his new jacket.

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