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Wednesday, May 12


early

12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

KET

Amanpour and Company

KET2

Antiques Roadshow

Celebrity Edition Hour 2

Experts visit with author Marc Brown, chef Carla Hall, humorist John Hodgman, and musicians Ruben Blades and Luba Mason to appraise their collections.

KETKY

A Walk with Simon Kenton

Clancy Brown hosts a walk in the footsteps of legendary frontiersman Simon Kenton, a key figure behind America's westward expansion and the settlement of Kentucky and Ohio. A 2000 KET production.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

The Yodel Birds Are Coming; A Lot of Hot

The pals want to hear the Yodel Birds sing, but they must build them a rest nest first. Donkey and Duck Duck want to cool everyone off with lemonade.

Top

12:30 am ET 11:30 pm CT

KETKIDS

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.

Top

1:00 am ET 12:00 am CT

KET

Animals Reunited

From dogs to lions, enjoy heartwarming stories of humans reuniting with their pets.

KET2

Reel South

The Passing On

The legacy of Black funeral homes in San Antonio, Texas depends on a new generation.

KETKY

Kentucky Tonight

The Future of Policing in America

Renee Shaw talks with her guests about the future of policing in America. Scheduled guests: Peter Kraska, Ph.D., professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University; Keturah Herron, policy strategist with the ACLU of Kentucky; Ryan Straw, governmental affairs chair of the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police; Joe Monroe, Chief of Police at the University of Kentucky Police and president of the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police; and Walter Katz, vice president of criminal justice for Arnold Ventures (via video call).

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Clean Up Time/Neighborhood Cleanup

A wind storm has made a mess of the playground and everyone works together to clean it up. Daniel realizes that cleaning up his messy room will help him find his watch.

Top

1:30 am ET 12:30 am CT

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell

Xavier and his friends travel back it time to see how Helen Keller.learned to read and to speak. Brad takes his friends back in time to meet someone who worked his whole life to help people be heard: Alexander Graham Bell.

Top

2:00 am ET 1:00 am CT

KET

POV

Through the Night

The lives of two working mothers and a childcare provider intersect at a 24-hour daycare center in New Rochelle, New York.

KET2

Human: The World Within

Pulse

Explore how the human heart and the circulatory system power our physical and emotional lives and create the pulsing rhythm of our world.

KETKY

Bluegrass and Backroads

KFB's Outstanding Young Farm Families; Mr. G's Popcorn; Duncan Hines Museum

Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farm Families, Mr. G's Popcorn, and the Duncan Hines Museum are featured.

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

Welcome Home Balto/Snow Jam

When Molly finds out there is no statue of the heroic dog Balto, she sets out to remedy the situation. Grandpa Nat teaches Molly traditional Koyukon words for different types of snow.

Top

2:30 am ET 1:30 am CT

KETKY

Assignment Education

Kentucky's "Do Over" Bill; Imagination Library; Childhood

Kentucky's "Do Over" bill for students; Imagination Library is a program that provides books to children from birth to age five, and the war on childhood poverty in Kentucky.

KETKIDS

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.

Top

3:00 am ET 2:00 am CT

KET2

Leaning Out

The film explores the life and work of Leslie E. Robertson, a legendary engineer in high-rise design and cultural centers across the globe, including being the lead structural engineer of the Twin Towers of the original World Trade Center in New York City.

KETKY

In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

From Bluegrass to Blues—Roots of Kentucky Music

Outstanding Kentucky artists present music associated with summer. The Eastern Kentucky University Brass Quintet performs band music, Homer Ledford plays traditional bluegrass, and Robert Phillips and the Fender Benders play the blues. A 1997 KET production.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Mystery of the Mini Monkey Models

The Wild Kratts team splits up across the amazon in search of a strange group of mini monkeys to figure out why they have such elaborate hairstyles and colors.

Top

3:30 am ET 2:30 am CT

KET

Baseball

The National Pastime

This episode covers the 1940s and includes Joe DiMaggio's celebrated hitting streak, the awe-inspiring performance of Ted Williams, and the debut of Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

A Bat in the Brownies

The entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt.

Top

4:00 am ET 3:00 am CT

KET2

Paleo Sleuths

Excavations outline the changing landscape and animal life on America's Great Plains and provide insight into the origins of mammals.

KETKY

The Alzheimer's Epidemic

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear introduces this program about the causes of Alzheimer's. People affected by the disease share their story and new treatments are explored.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Mr. Unpredictable/Down the Tubes

A new villain named Mr. Unpredictable challenges the Odd Squad Mobile Unit. The Odd Squad tube system has mysteriously been shut down.

Top

4:30 am ET 3:30 am CT

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Rookie Night/Who Let the Doug Out?

It's party time for all the new agents at Odd Squad. Delivery Doug needs help with an egg situation.

Top

5:00 am ET 4:00 am CT

KET2

My World Too

Missouri Organic Recycling, New Roots for Refugees, Community Rebuild

Turning commercial food waste back into healthy compost for gardening, mentoring immigrant families to start small farms and building sustainable homes out of straw are featured.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Violins of Hope; Memory-Kentucky in Africa; Dr. Ephraim McDowell; USS Sachem

Kentucky Life visits a special exhibit at the Frazier Museum, Violins of Hope, a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust; a Kentucky Life Memory looks back at Alfred Russell's experiences in Liberia; the story of Dr. Ephraim McDowell and his most famous patient - Mrs. Jane Todd Crawford, who traveled alone on horseback to have an abdominal tumor removed; and the 100-year history of the infamous USS Sachem that now sits in ruins in a creek in Boone County, Kentucky.

KETKIDS

Arthur

When Rivals Came to Roost/The Longest Eleven Minutes

When Mighty Mountain's school building gets flooded, the Lakewood Elementary students have to share everything with them. The Internet is out! Uh oh, looks like the gang will be stuck with the most boring day ever.

Top

5:30 am ET 4:30 am CT

KET2

How She Rolls

Carrie Morey runs a growing business from her kitchen, her car, her daughter's volleyball games and anywhere else she finds herself.

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Oral Health Care In Kentucky

Renee and her guests Lacey McNary, a health policy consultant and principal of McNary and Associates and Dr. Laura Hancock Jones, a dentist working with the UK College of Dentistry Public Health Division's Western Kentucky Dental Outreach Program and chair of the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition, discuss the state of oral health in Kentucky. Part of KET's "Inside Oral Health Care" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

KETKIDS

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.

Top
morning

6:00 am ET 5:00 am CT

KET2

Amanpour and Company

KETKY

After Coal

This documentary profiles inspiring individuals who are building a new future in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky and South Wales.

KETKIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Reindeer Games/Along Came a Spider

Magnus the reindeer helps locate a missing sled. Mabel teaches Nick and Sally how to weave a web.

Top

6:02 am ET 5:02 am CT

KET

Happy Yoga with Sarah Starr

Luminous Waves

A dynamic flowing warrior series using a chair for support focuses on strengthening the legs.

Top

6:30 am ET 5:30 am CT

KET

Sit and Be Fit

Lymphatic Health Special

Physical therapist Diana Smith explains the role of the lymphatic system in removing toxins from the body.

KETKIDS

Ready Jet Go!

You Can Call Me Albedo/The Tide is High

The kids learn about how, just like asteroids, some things are easier to see in the dark than others. This amount of brightness is called "albedo." The kids learn that the beach looks different than last time they were there because of the tides.

Top

7:00 am ET 6:00 am CT

KET

Molly of Denali

Culture Clash/Party Moose

Molly retells the story of the summer Trini moved to Qyah from Texas, and how she and Tooey attempted to make Trini feel at home. Molly must figure out how to get a moose off the runway before she can visit Nina for her birthday.

KET2

NHK Newsline

KETKY

Bywords

Stanley K. Frayer, Eva Bakey Watson

Dr. Frager and Eva Bakey Watson talk about living with cancer. A 1981 KET production.

KETKIDS

Peg + Cat

The Pig Problem/The Mariachi Problem

When the Pig leaves the farm to join the opera, Peg and Cat realize they can't make it without him. Cat hires a 7-piece Mariachi band to serenade his true love, Rosana.

Top

7:30 am ET 6:30 am CT

KET

Wild Kratts

Prairie Who?

When a twister surprises the Tortuga, the team abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie.

KET2

Sit and Be Fit

Breathing

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

KETKY

Bourbon and Kentucky: A History Distilled

A look at the origins and growth of the bourbon business in Kentucky. Visits to several distilleries explore how and why bourbon was first distilled, how it is manufactured, and why it became so identified with Kentucky. Produced by historian Kent Masterson Brown with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

KETKIDS

Super Why!

The Big Game

Whyatt wants to play baseball better, but he keeps missing the ball. The superhero readers jump into The Big Game and join some fairytale heroes gearing up for their big soccer match against their storybook foes. With the help of Super Why and his friends, Cinderella and her team work on their game skills to prevent the Big Bad Wolf's team from huffing, puffing, and blowing them right off the field!

Top

8:00 am ET 7:00 am CT

KET

Hero Elementary

Sara Loses Her Snap; A Soupie Mystery

Sara loses her superpowers on the same day when Sparks' Crew has to move a giant burger. A mysterious creature has been sighted in Super Superior Lake and the Sparks' Crew sets out to find it.

KET2

Body Electric

Acapulco, Mexico

Jane, Berneice, and Margaret open the "All My Best" series poolside in tropical Acapulco.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Calm at the Clock Factory/Calm for Storytime

Daniel gets too excited visiting Dad Tiger's Clock Factory. The children have a hard time settling down at the library.

Top

8:30 am ET 7:30 am CT

KET

Elinor Wonders Why

Butterfly Babies; Elinor's Circus

The kids realize that they've never seen a baby butterfly. Elinor, Ari and Olive decide to put on a circus for all their friends.

KET2

Workplace Essential Skills

Learning at Work

Orientation and training phase strategies.

KETKY

A Walk with Simon Kenton

Clancy Brown hosts a walk in the footsteps of legendary frontiersman Simon Kenton, a key figure behind America's westward expansion and the settlement of Kentucky and Ohio. A 2000 KET production.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Says I'm Sorry/The Royal Sandbox

Teacher Harriet helps Daniel, Katerina, and Miss Elaina learn how to apologize to a friend. Daniel and Prince Wednesday apologize to Prince Tuesday for playing with his crown without asking.

Top

9:00 am ET 8:00 am CT

KET

Curious George

Muster Monkey/Traffic Monkey

Two teams compete to test their skills at the annual firefighters meeting. George notices that the hotel lobby is so packed that no one can get through.

KET2

It's Sew Easy

Advanced Techniques

Learn techniques for bound buttonholes and welt pockets to make them perfectly and professionally.

KETKIDS

Sesame Street

A Dog and a Song

Elmo and Abby can't find a band for their friend Mick to sing in, so they make their own band.

Top

9:30 am ET 8:30 am CT

KET

Sesame Street

The Fluffster Kerfuffle

Julia gets upset when Rudy wants to play with another toy and decides to take her toy, Fluffster.

KET2

Fit 2 Stitch

Robert Danes - Ny Designer On Bias Dressing

Designer Robert Danes takes the ordinary and turns it into so much more.

KETKY

Kentucky Tonight

The Future of Policing in America

Renee Shaw talks with her guests about the future of policing in America. Scheduled guests: Peter Kraska, Ph.D., professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University; Keturah Herron, policy strategist with the ACLU of Kentucky; Ryan Straw, governmental affairs chair of the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police; Joe Monroe, Chief of Police at the University of Kentucky Police and president of the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police; and Walter Katz, vice president of criminal justice for Arnold Ventures (via video call).

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

Backyard Soup; Colorful and Tasty

Elinor loves making "Backyard Soup" because all the ingredients come from their backyard garden. Elinor and her friends are selling lots of yummy cupcakes, but no one is buying any.

Top

10:00 am ET 9:00 am CT

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel's Rocking Chair/Prince Wednesday Gives Away His Book

Even though Mom Tiger is working, Daniel wants her to play with him.

KET2

Tennessee Valley Uncharted

Memphis Grit, Grind, and Games

Erick visits Sunrise Yoga at The Dixon and gets into the booth with sportswriter Geoff Calkins.

KETKIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

The Fortune Teller/The Goat Boat

At the Birdwell Fun Fair, the Amazing Emily Elizabeth predicts that Clifford will "lose something." Emily Elizabeth and Clifford must wrangle a handful of goats before they turn Birdwell Island upside down.

Top

10:30 am ET 9:30 am CT

KET

Donkey Hodie

Growing the Ungrowdenia; Camp Buddy Buddy

After getting too much water, Donkey's new flower grows too big and disrupts her garden. The wind ruins Donkey and Panda's Camp Buddy Buddy plan.

KET2

Rick Steves' Europe

Germany's Dresden and Leipzig

Opulent palaces and art treasures in Dresden and the Bach heritage of Leipzig are explored.

KETKY

Bluegrass and Backroads

KFB's Outstanding Young Farm Families; Mr. G's Popcorn; Duncan Hines Museum

Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farm Families, Mr. G's Popcorn, and the Duncan Hines Museum are featured.

KETKIDS

Dinosaur Train

Paulie Pliosaurus/Elmer Visits the Desert

The Pteranodons take the train underwater to visit Paulie Pliosaurus, the "T. Rex of the Ocean." The Pteranodon family take their ocean friend Elmer Elasmosaurus to the desert!

Top

11:00 am ET 10:00 am CT

KET

Rick Steves' Europe

North England's Lake District and Durham

Rick admires idyllic lakes, discovers misty waterfalls, tours a slate mine, and conquers stony summits. He plays cricket, hikes Hadrian's Wall, and visits Durham's Norman cathedral.

KET2

Journeys in Japan

English-speaking visitors travel to Japan, where they explore the culture and meet local people.

KETKY

Kentucky Time Capsule

In the American Way

Looks back at urban renewal in Louisville in the 1970s, including the destruction that was required to make way for new development, and at the opposition voices who argued that "quality of life" could not be measured by concrete. Prominent among them was Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry.

KETKIDS

Let's Go Luna!

Gaja's Birthday; Kabaddi

Fabuloso faces his worst nightmare when he has to take the kids to a birthday party. Andy learns about the old sport kabaddi.

Top

11:30 am ET 10:30 am CT

KET

Ask This Old House

Sod; Wireless Thermostat

Laing sod, finding measurements without doing math, and installing a wireless thermostat to control a heating system are highlighted.

KET2

GardenSMART

Stormwater runoff is discussed and tips and techniques are shared.

KETKY

In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

From Bluegrass to Blues—Roots of Kentucky Music

Outstanding Kentucky artists present music associated with summer. The Eastern Kentucky University Brass Quintet performs band music, Homer Ledford plays traditional bluegrass, and Robert Phillips and the Fender Benders play the blues. A 1997 KET production.

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

Runaway Pumpkin/Lady Bug Tough

Daisy has grown the biggest, most beautiful pumpkin and wants to get it to the Halloween Party. Aphids are eating Daisy's roses so she calls in Granny Bunny for advice.

Top
afternoon

12:00 pm ET 11:00 am CT

KET

The Queen's Castle

Four Seasons

The Order of the Garter ceremony and the Royal Ascot events take place at the Castle every June.

KET2

Ciao Italia

Party Cakes / Torte Per Feste

Recipes include Tuscany-inspired Prato almond cake and dried plum and balsamic vinegar tart.

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

Amber Rocks/The Big Stink

Daisy finds a glistening orange nugget on the beach, and Squeeks thinks it could be a piece of amber. A stinky smell may cause a problem for Nature Cat's family reunion.

Top

12:30 pm ET 11:30 am CT

KET2

Joanne Weir's Plates and Places

World of Beans

Joanne takes us on a shopping spree for beans in the Spanish Basque Country and on the Greek island of Syro.

KETKY

The Alzheimer's Epidemic

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear introduces this program about the causes of Alzheimer's. People affected by the disease share their story and new treatments are explored.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Albert Einstein/I Am Carol Burnett

Albert Einstein encourages Xavier to ask questions when he is curious about something. Carol Burnett helps Yadina overcome her fear of looking silly.

Top

1:00 pm ET 12:00 pm CT

KET

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Vaccines

Discover the role vaccinations play in our ability to prevent the spread of illness, the history of vaccines and how new ones are developed when never-before-seen diseases emerge.

KET2

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Bake Sale Favorites

Great bake sale recipes include yellow sheet cake with chocolate frosting and chewy peanut butter cookies.

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

Spring Carnival/Tooey's Hole-i-day Sweater

Molly and Tooey find a way for Auntie Midge to get around in the snow so she can attend the Spring Carnival. Luka accidentally takes a bite out of Tooey's Christmas sweater knit by his Grandma Elizabeth.

Top

1:30 pm ET 12:30 pm CT

KET2

Moveable Feast with Relish

Boston, MA: The Food Project

On the menu are scallion pancakes with cranberry chutney, braised spiced goat with celery root puree and roasted beet salad with herbs.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Violins of Hope; Memory-Kentucky in Africa; Dr. Ephraim McDowell; USS Sachem

Kentucky Life visits a special exhibit at the Frazier Museum, Violins of Hope, a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust; a Kentucky Life Memory looks back at Alfred Russell's experiences in Liberia; the story of Dr. Ephraim McDowell and his most famous patient - Mrs. Jane Todd Crawford, who traveled alone on horseback to have an abdominal tumor removed; and the 100-year history of the infamous USS Sachem that now sits in ruins in a creek in Boone County, Kentucky.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

Sound of Ice Cream / The Reflection Connection

When an ice cream truck is accidentally made invisible, the young heroes rely on sound to find it. People get stuck when a flying super-glue-gadget goes haywire, and only the light beam from an unsticky gadget can free them.

Top

2:00 pm ET 1:00 pm CT

KET

Let's Learn

Map Rhymes with Clap!

Learn about animal homes, sing forte and piano and read The Favorite Book.

KET2

Second Opinion

Hypothyroidism

Thyroid disease can be life altering and debilitating, especially when left untreated.

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Oral Health Care In Kentucky

Renee and her guests Lacey McNary, a health policy consultant and principal of McNary and Associates and Dr. Laura Hancock Jones, a dentist working with the UK College of Dentistry Public Health Division's Western Kentucky Dental Outreach Program and chair of the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition, discuss the state of oral health in Kentucky. Part of KET's "Inside Oral Health Care" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

KETKIDS

Cyberchase

Space Waste Odyssey, Part 2

The CyberSquad must use their problem-solving skills when Hacker causes trouble with trash.

Top

2:30 pm ET 1:30 pm CT

KET2

Tennessee Valley Uncharted

Memphis Grit, Grind, and Games

Erick visits Sunrise Yoga at The Dixon and gets into the booth with sportswriter Geoff Calkins.

KETKY

After Coal

This documentary profiles inspiring individuals who are building a new future in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky and South Wales.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Slumber Party/Puptastic

Pinkalicious and her friends imagine a friendly pink dragon during a Princess of Pink slumber party. Pinkalicious is excited when the Plums let her puppy-sit Pinky, their cute but nervous poodle.

Top

3:00 pm ET 2:00 pm CT

KET

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Aqualicious/Sing in the Spring

Pinkalicious and Peter meet Aqua, a merminnie, and her home is pinkamazing! With a little fairy dust and a lot of singing, Pinkalicious and Peter make the flowers bloom and help bring in the spring.

KET2

Rick Steves' Europe

Germany's Dresden and Leipzig

Opulent palaces and art treasures in Dresden and the Bach heritage of Leipzig are explored.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Star Light, Star Not So Bright/The Opera-Matic

Pinkalicious and Peter are excited when a star from the heart-shaped constellation lands in their backyard until it starts to dim.

Top

3:30 pm ET 2:30 pm CT

KET

Dinosaur Train

What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!

The Conductor takes the Pteranodon family underground using the new the Drill Engine Train! As the Pteranodon Family continues their journey underground, Don accidentally breaks Buddy's trilobite fossil.

KET2

Journeys in Japan

English-speaking visitors travel to Japan, where they explore the culture and meet local people.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

John Hunt Morgan

A profile of General John Hunt Morgan, known as the Thunderbolt of the Confederacy, was born in Alabama, but is considered a true son of Kentucky, and the romantic ideal of the Southern cavalryman. He is known for his daring raids across Kentucky, southern Indiana, and Ohio during the Civil War.

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

Backyard Soup; Colorful and Tasty

Elinor loves making "Backyard Soup" because all the ingredients come from their backyard garden. Elinor and her friends are selling lots of yummy cupcakes, but no one is buying any.

Top

4:00 pm ET 3:00 pm CT

KET

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Walkin' in a Clifford Wonderland/Bye Bye, Big Bluey

Emily Elizabeth and Clifford help the fire chief until Clifford catches a cold. Clifford is not ready to say goodbye to his Big Blue Blankie, even though it is falling apart.

KET2

Fishing Behind the Lines

A Wild Day of Muskies Part 2

Bill Locy shows Don how to cook fish and other wild game from Northern New York for a delicious meal.

KETKY

Bourbon and Kentucky: A History Distilled

A look at the origins and growth of the bourbon business in Kentucky. Visits to several distilleries explore how and why bourbon was first distilled, how it is manufactured, and why it became so identified with Kentucky. Produced by historian Kent Masterson Brown with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

Growing the Ungrowdenia; Camp Buddy Buddy

After getting too much water, Donkey's new flower grows too big and disrupts her garden. The wind ruins Donkey and Panda's Camp Buddy Buddy plan.

Top

4:30 pm ET 3:30 pm CT

KET

Nature Cat

Stop That Squirrel/Onward and Pondward

A grey squirrel named Cruiser breaks into Nature Cat's bird feeder and takes all the birdseed. Nature Cat and his pals meet a Little Duckling who's in a hurry to leave his pond home - for good!

KET2

Baby Makes 3

Stellar Beginning

A celestial-themed nursery project begins with cloud-inspired ceiling trim and a sensory wall.

KETKIDS

Curious George

Muster Monkey/Traffic Monkey

Two teams compete to test their skills at the annual firefighters meeting. George notices that the hotel lobby is so packed that no one can get through.

Top

5:00 pm ET 4:00 pm CT

KET

Odd Squad

The Potato Ultimato/A Fistful of Fruit Juice

When Otto starts shrinking, Olaf leads Olive and Oren on a quest for the magical Growing Potato. Ms. O tells Olive and Otto the story of how she first joined up with Odd Squad.

KET2

Ciao Italia

Party Cakes / Torte Per Feste

Recipes include Tuscany-inspired Prato almond cake and dried plum and balsamic vinegar tart.

KETKY

A Walk with Simon Kenton

Clancy Brown hosts a walk in the footsteps of legendary frontiersman Simon Kenton, a key figure behind America's westward expansion and the settlement of Kentucky and Ohio. A 2000 KET production.

KETKIDS

Curious George

Curious George, Sea Monkey/Old McGeorgie Had a Farm

George and the Man with the Yellow Hat are overjoyed when professors Wiseman, Einstein, and Pizza invite them on a submarine trip to retrieve a small weather satellite that crashed from space. Oscar, the Renkins' prize pig, is in the state finals, but Mr. Renkins is too busy with the farm to attend the big event. So George and the Man with the Yellow Hat volunteer to take over his work for a day.

Top

5:30 pm ET 4:30 pm CT

KET

Arthur

Arthur's Family Vacation/Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm

Arthur is unhappy about the rain keeping him away from Camp Meadowcroak-until he discovers all the fun things you can do in the rain. Arthur and D.W. spend a week at their grandfather's farm, which isn't quite as Arthur remembers it.

KET2

Joanne Weir's Plates and Places

World of Beans

Joanne takes us on a shopping spree for beans in the Spanish Basque Country and on the Greek island of Syro.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Albert Einstein/I Am Carol Burnett

Albert Einstein encourages Xavier to ask questions when he is curious about something. Carol Burnett helps Yadina overcome her fear of looking silly.

Top

5:59 pm ET 4:59 pm CT

KET

Connections with Renee Shaw

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell

Renee Shaw talks with Sen. Mitch McConnell, Kentucky's Republican senior senator and minority leader in the U.S. Senate, about vaccine hesitancy, President Biden's proposed jobs and infrastructure plans, police reform, the teaching of systemic racism and more.

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evening

6:00 pm ET 5:00 pm CT

KET2

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Bake Sale Favorites

Great bake sale recipes include yellow sheet cake with chocolate frosting and chewy peanut butter cookies.

KETKY

Kentucky Tonight

The Future of Policing in America

Renee Shaw talks with her guests about the future of policing in America. Scheduled guests: Peter Kraska, Ph.D., professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University; Keturah Herron, policy strategist with the ACLU of Kentucky; Ryan Straw, governmental affairs chair of the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police; Joe Monroe, Chief of Police at the University of Kentucky Police and president of the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police; and Walter Katz, vice president of criminal justice for Arnold Ventures (via video call).

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

Spring Carnival/Tooey's Hole-i-day Sweater

Molly and Tooey find a way for Auntie Midge to get around in the snow so she can attend the Spring Carnival. Luka accidentally takes a bite out of Tooey's Christmas sweater knit by his Grandma Elizabeth.

Top

6:30 pm ET 5:30 pm CT

KET

BBC World News America

KET2

Moveable Feast with Relish

Boston, MA: The Food Project

On the menu are scallion pancakes with cranberry chutney, braised spiced goat with celery root puree and roasted beet salad with herbs.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

Sound of Ice Cream / The Reflection Connection

When an ice cream truck is accidentally made invisible, the young heroes rely on sound to find it. People get stuck when a flying super-glue-gadget goes haywire, and only the light beam from an unsticky gadget can free them.

Top

6:57 pm ET 5:57 pm CT

KET

KY Headlines

May 12, 2021

Top

7:00 pm ET 6:00 pm CT

KET

PBS NewsHour

KET2

Hidden Britain by Drone

A roasting summer has uncovered huge finds from the parched landscape. Sir Tony meets archaeologists and drone pilots recording this transient phenomenon.

KETKY

Assignment Education

Kentucky's "Do Over" Bill; Imagination Library; Childhood

Kentucky's "Do Over" bill for students; Imagination Library is a program that provides books to children from birth to age five, and the war on childhood poverty in Kentucky.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Raptor Roundup

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

Top

7:30 pm ET 6:30 pm CT

KETKY

Our Kids

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

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Stuck on Sharks

Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark.

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7:57 pm ET 6:57 pm CT

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KY Headlines

May 12, 2021

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8:00 pm ET 7:00 pm CT

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Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

Episode Three

Join Greta in Switzerland and Denmark to investigate potential solutions to limit climate change. She also explores how everyone can play a role, from what we eat to what we wear. Finally, she looks for lessons from the world's response to COVID-19.

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The Queen's Castle

Four Seasons

The Order of the Garter ceremony and the Royal Ascot events take place at the Castle every June.

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In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

From Bluegrass to Blues—Roots of Kentucky Music

Outstanding Kentucky artists present music associated with summer. The Eastern Kentucky University Brass Quintet performs band music, Homer Ledford plays traditional bluegrass, and Robert Phillips and the Fender Benders play the blues. A 1997 KET production.

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Odd Squad

Sample of New York/It's Not Easy Being Chill

The Mobile Unit reports to the New York City Odd Squad to help with a big problem. An agent-in-training visits the Mobile Unit.

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8:30 pm ET 7:30 pm CT

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Odd Squad

The Cherry-on-Top-Inator/Sir

Agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them. The agents bring in someone with an odd problem.

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9:00 pm ET 8:00 pm CT

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Nova

Fighting for Fertility

Explore barriers to fertility, from social to biological, and assisted reproductive technologies. Follow the journeys of people navigating challenges from structural inequalities and racism to falling sperm counts, egg freezing and IVF.

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Masterpiece

Atlantic Crossing: Episode Six - The Giant Awakes

America enters the war, and Olav arrives from England. Missy grows suspicious of ties between Martha and the president. A Nazi plot unfolds.

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The Alzheimer's Epidemic

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear introduces this program about the causes of Alzheimer's. People affected by the disease share their story and new treatments are explored.

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Arthur

Muffy's House Guests/Binky Can't Always Get What He Wants

Muffy is terrified when peregrine falcons build a nest right outside her bedroom window. Binky gets cast in a TV commercial and he's certain his career as a superstar has begun.

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9:30 pm ET 8:30 pm CT

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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.

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10:00 pm ET 9:00 pm CT

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Human: The World Within

Fuel

Go deep into the world of the human gut, which processes the fuel our bodies need to keep going.

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Masterpiece

World on Fire - Episode Six

Paris falls to the Nazis, and Webster and Albert's lives are turned upside down.

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Kentucky Life

Violins of Hope; Memory-Kentucky in Africa; Dr. Ephraim McDowell; USS Sachem

Kentucky Life visits a special exhibit at the Frazier Museum, Violins of Hope, a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust; a Kentucky Life Memory looks back at Alfred Russell's experiences in Liberia; the story of Dr. Ephraim McDowell and his most famous patient - Mrs. Jane Todd Crawford, who traveled alone on horseback to have an abdominal tumor removed; and the 100-year history of the infamous USS Sachem that now sits in ruins in a creek in Boone County, Kentucky.

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Cyberchase

Space Waste Odyssey, Part 2

The CyberSquad must use their problem-solving skills when Hacker causes trouble with trash.

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10:30 pm ET 9:30 pm CT

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Oral Health Care In Kentucky

Renee and her guests Lacey McNary, a health policy consultant and principal of McNary and Associates and Dr. Laura Hancock Jones, a dentist working with the UK College of Dentistry Public Health Division's Western Kentucky Dental Outreach Program and chair of the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition, discuss the state of oral health in Kentucky. Part of KET's "Inside Oral Health Care" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Slumber Party/Puptastic

Pinkalicious and her friends imagine a friendly pink dragon during a Princess of Pink slumber party. Pinkalicious is excited when the Plums let her puppy-sit Pinky, their cute but nervous poodle.

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11:00 pm ET 10:00 pm CT

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BBC World News

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Masterpiece

Mrs. Wilson - Episode One

Alec and Alison Wilson marry after meeting in the secret service during World War II. Two decades later, spy novelist Alec dies, and his real story begins to emerge.

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Jubilee

Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice/Blue Highway

Performances from the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville feature Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, who took home 2012 Song of the Year and Album of the Year trophies, and IBMA Vocal Group of the Year Blue Highway.

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Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Star Light, Star Not So Bright/The Opera-Matic

Pinkalicious and Peter are excited when a star from the heart-shaped constellation lands in their backyard until it starts to dim.

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11:30 pm ET 10:30 pm CT

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Connections with Renee Shaw

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell

Renee Shaw talks with Sen. Mitch McConnell, Kentucky's Republican senior senator and minority leader in the U.S. Senate, about vaccine hesitancy, President Biden's proposed jobs and infrastructure plans, police reform, the teaching of systemic racism and more.

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Elinor Wonders Why

Backyard Soup; Colorful and Tasty

Elinor loves making "Backyard Soup" because all the ingredients come from their backyard garden. Elinor and her friends are selling lots of yummy cupcakes, but no one is buying any.

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Amanpour and Company

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Doc Martin

Rescue Me

In the season 7 opener, Louisa visits her mother in Spain to get some perspective on her marriage. Martin knows he needs to change and vows to keep his promise to her to see a therapist. Aunt Ruth arranges an appointment for him, but a lifeboat training exercise causes problems for the doctor.

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Alben Barkley: Kentucky's First Senate Party Leader

U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY), delivers a presentation on former U.S. Senator Alben Barkley (D-KY), the only other Kentuckian to serve as leader of his party.

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Donkey Hodie

Growing the Ungrowdenia; Camp Buddy Buddy

After getting too much water, Donkey's new flower grows too big and disrupts her garden. The wind ruins Donkey and Panda's Camp Buddy Buddy plan.

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