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12:00 AM ET

KET

Bluegrass and Backroads

#1103

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

Kentucky program
KET2

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.

KET KY

Jubilee - Summertime Blues

Shemekia Copeland

Copeland, a passionate singer with a "blast-furnace voice," shows why she's one of the hottest rising blues stars in a rousing performance recorded at the 2010 W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival in Henderson, Kentucky. A 2011 KET production

KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story

Katerina shows Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up for her stuffed animals and accidently knocks it over! O the Owl and Daniel choose a very special book about dinosaurs, but they realize that the last page of the story is missing!

12:30 AM ET

KET

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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KET2

Stories from the Stage

Last Dance

A last dance may be at the end or beginning of something big: Sandi Marx narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway's A Chorus Line; choreographer Mark Lamb returns to his small, town in Kentucky and encounters an extraordinary reunion; and Jean Appolon dances his way out of a death sentence in Haiti.

KET PBS KIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom

Daniel visits the Post Office and joins Mr. McFeely on his "speedy delivery" to give Dad a special letter! Daniel wants to make banana bread for Mom Tiger and visits Baker Aker's Bakery to learn about the bread-making process.

1:00 AM ET

KET

Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Bruce Willis hosts this all-star tribute to Tony Bennett, the 2017 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Guests include Chris Botti, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Vanessa Williams, and more.

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

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.

Kentucky program
KET PBS KIDS

Ready Jet Go!

Date Night/Face on the Fritz

The kids all get involved to help create the perfect date night for Carrot and Celery. When the kids try to build a new pet house for Sunspot, FACE 9000 gives them mixed-up directions.

1:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Ready Jet Go!

So Many Moons/Project Pluto

Mindy is worried that a possible addition of a younger sibling to her family might be a challenge. Mindy is excited about presenting her model of Pluto for school show and tell.

2:00 AM ET

KET2

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

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

Nature Cat

Croak and Swagger/Puddle Pool Party

At the pond Nature Cat meets Warren the Bullfrog who is sad because he doesn't know how to croak. Squeeks is excited for a Puddle Pool Party but finds the puddle gone!

2:30 AM ET

KET

Symphony for Nature: The Britt Orchestra at Crater Lake

Louisville Orchestra Director Teddy Abrams conducts the world premiere of "Natural History," inspired by and performed at Oregon's Crater Lake.

KET PBS KIDS

Nature Cat

The Glow Games/Have A Grape Day

The first team to find three bioluminescent creatures wins the game and the Golden Glow Trophy! Squeek leads the gang to the grape patch to pick grapes but finds it overtaken by weeds!

3:00 AM ET

KET

Nazi Games - Berlin 1936

The Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle.

KET2

Frontline

Rape on the Night Shift

The sexual abuse of immigrant women in the service industry is examined. The film investigates allegations of abuse in the janitorial industry and how government, law enforcement, and companies deal with the problem.

KET KY

Third Lives in the First World

Explores the challenges and surprises encountered by recent immigrants to the Louisville area and their impressions of their new home, focusing on several Somalian refugees who narrowly escaped death in their homeland. Produced by Joshua Shapero of Louisville with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

Kentucky program
KET PBS KIDS

Wild Kratts

Journey to The Subnivean Zone

Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the underground world of the meadow vole.

3:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Wild Kratts

Birds of a Feather

Chris and Martin hope the Birds of Paradise in New Guinea will inspire Aviva to learn to dance.

4:00 AM ET

KET

Nazi Mega Weapons

Fortress Berlin

In April of 1945 Hitler was 10 meters underground in the center of Berlin as the Russians advanced. Blocking the way were rings of ingenious defenses, kill zones, and strong-points.

KET2

Independent Lens

I Am Not Your Negro

This documentary envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a revolutionary and personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

KET KY

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.

Kentucky program
KET PBS KIDS

Odd Squad

Extreme Cakeover/A Job Well Undone

When a virus that turns people into cakes spreads through Headquarters, the agents try to contain the outbreak. The agents compete to win Agents of the Month.

4:30 AM ET

KET PBS KIDS

Odd Squad

Three's Company/Behind Enemy Mimes

Ms. O gets kicked out of her office due to odd infestations. Ms. O needs the agents' help to track down her old partner, O'Donahue.

5:00 AM ET

KET

The Woodwright's Shop

The Roubo Bookstand

One piece of walnut makes a beautiful bookstand as we follow the formula of an old French master.

KET KY

Burgoo! Legendary Stew of the South

Explores the Kentucky origins and modern chefs of this unique concoction.

Kentucky program
KET PBS KIDS

Arthur

All About D.W./Blockheads

When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. D.W. and Emily are upset when they get stuck with the blocks at playtime.

5:30 AM ET

KET

Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac

Framing

Tommy and general contractor Chris Reynolds talk about the framing of the shop.

KET2

PBS Previews: The Best of PBS Indies

#201

A preview of upcoming independent documentaries presented by POV and Independent Lens including "I Am Not Your Negro," "Do Not Resist," "Dolores," "No Man's Land," "Bill Nye - Science Guy," and "Served Like a Girl."

KET PBS KIDS

Arthur

Get Smart/Baby Steps

A battle begins when HUGO, the new interactive whiteboard, corrects Mr. Ratburn in front of the class. D.W. enlists the help of Brain to determine if her sister Kate is above average, below average, or just average-average.

6:00 AM ET

KET

Wai Lana Yoga

Tone Your Back

Don't let a weak back hold you back. Strengthen it!

KET2

Wild Kratts

Puffin Rescue

When a rogue wave crashes into the Tortuga, the Wild Kratts get separated. Chris is alone on his island, but Martin isn't. He soon discovers a creature friend - a Puffin! Martin begins to devise a plan to use the powers of this little bird to get off the island.

KET KY

Legislative Update

January 16, 2018

Gov. Matt Bevin outlines his two-year spending plan, which includes increases for public protection and social services, but cuts to 70 state programs. Republican and Democratic legislative leaders share their initial reactions to the governor's proposal.

Kentucky program
KET PBS KIDS

Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman

Mr. Ruffman Goes to Washington

When Ruff learns that it's illegal for a dog to host a reality game show, he decides to run for Local Dog Officer of Canine-Human Affairs to overturn the law. But first he needs to know more about the job of an elected official.

6:30 AM ET

KET

Body Electric

Tallahassee, FL

Benissa, Joe, Jane, Kathy and Margaret join the "friends" for the sixth season of muscle-toning workouts.

KET2

Wild Kratts

Stars of the Tides

Martin and Chris must take Aviva's new Creature Power Challenge when they argue over who gets to keep a creature souvenir.

KET KY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Dr. Alexandra Bradner

Renee welcomes Dr. Alexandra Bradner, University of Kentucky Philosophy professor, who wrote a critique of the MTV series Buckwild.

Kentucky program
KET PBS KIDS

Cyberchase

A Battle of Equals

Hacker tampers with the satellites that keep everything free from cyber-static cling and pollutes all of Cyberspace with dangerous static. The kids use balance scales and equations to restore the satellites and save Motherboard.

7:00 AM ET

KET

Odd Squad: World Turned Odd

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

KET2

NHK Newsline

#8208

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

KET KY

Kentucky Bourbon Tales: Distilling the Family Business

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

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KET PBS KIDS

Cyberchase

A Broom of One's Own

When Wicked puts a CyberSquad Seal of Approval on her new "Wickedy Brooms," it's up to Matt, Jackie, Inez, and Digit to make sure that the brooms are as good as she claims. The brooms pass the test-but Wicked doesn't, and the kids must race to Control Central to foil her scheme to take over Hacker's turf.

7:30 AM ET

KET2

Fringe Benefits

Wilmington, NC

Katie visits a historic waterfront botanical garden and it's historic Giant Oak and learns about sea turtle rescue.

KET PBS KIDS

WordGirl

Jerky Jerk/Becky's Birthday

When Becky's class takes a trip to the local museum, she has to switch to her WordGirl identity to stop the Butcher from stealing its most famous artifact: the ancient Beef Jerky of Supreme Power. Later, she battles an expanding energy monster while her parents plan a surprise birthday party for her.

8:00 AM ET

KET

Nature Cat

The Great Grasshopper Race/Fall for Hal

Hal has been training his grasshopper buddy Dustin Hopman to compete in the Great Grasshopper Race. When Hal gets sick, Nature Cat brings fall, and all the items on his scavenger list, to Hal!

KET2

Body Electric

#1910

Low-impact exercises.

KET KY

Kentucky Life

Idlewild Butterfly Farm; State Fair; Dan MacPhail Antlers; One Fateful Pitch

Get up close and personal with big bugs and beautiful butterflies at Idlewild Butterfly Farm in Louisville, Doug talks to Agricultural Commissioner Ryan Quarles about what makes the State Fair so special, artist Dan MacPhail uses antlers to make one-of-a-kind art, and two Kentuckians were at the heart of a tragedy at a Major League Baseball game in 1920.

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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.

8:30 AM ET

KET

Curious George

Grease Monkeys in Space/Piñata Vision

The Man with the Yellow Hat has been assigned to repair a large telescope. On the day of the big launch, George somehow ends up going on the mission. Steve and Betsy blindfold George and give him the first shot at breaking open a birthday pi?ata, but he makes a big mess instead.

KET2

Workplace Essential Skills

Writing Memos and Letters

The importance of knowing the audience and purpose for your memos and letters and the appropriate formats to use in various circumstances.

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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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.

9:00 AM ET

KET

Curious George

All-New Hundley/Signs Up

Deciding that a collection of signs would make a cool display for his room, George sets out to gather them from all around town. Hundley surprises George one morning by bouncing, running, and playing all around the apartment building. But when he then makes a total mess of his beloved lobby, George knows that all is not what it seems.

KET2

Journeys in Japan

Kochi's Summertime Fever: The Yosakoi!

Kyle Card catches Kochi's summertime festival fever by joining in the dynamic Yosakoi where hundreds of colorfully attired people dance throughout the city.

KET KY

Health Three60

Champions of Children's Health

This program features innovative and effective strategies for improving the well-being of Kentucky's children including Better Bites, an initiative to transform snack bars in the Lexington area; and HANDS (Health Access Nurturing Development Services), a state-sponsored program that provides support and information about child development to new parents.

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KET PBS KIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink

Sally and Nick pretend to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. They meet Bernadette the Monarch. Cat shows the kids cool moves he learned them from Pinkie the flamingo.

9:30 AM ET

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Looking for Snowball/Daniel's Neighbors Help

Snowball, the class pet, has gone missing! All the neighbors band together to search for Snowball. The Tiger Family is under the weather! Lucky for them, their neighbors bring them soup, books, and encouragement to help them feel better.

KET2

In the Americas with David Yetman

The Cry for Mexican Independence

On September 16 each year, Mexicans from all parts of the Republic flock to the small city of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato to commemorate the "Grito," the call for independence from Spain.

KET PBS KIDS

Sesame Street

Snuffy's Dance

Zoe choreographs a ballet and the dancers have to work together to make Snuffy fly through the air.

10:00 AM ET

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Margaret's First Chime Time/Tiger Family Fun

The Tiger Family is taking Margaret to the Clock Factory for her very first "Chime Time!" Daniel and his family head to the Enchanted Garden and run into Miss Elaina and her family.

KET2

Travels with Darley

Illinois: Ottawa & Beyond

This Illinois adventure features a Himalayan salt cave and a Cajun chef amid the cornfields.

KET KY

Journey to Recovery

An in-depth examination of the opioid epidemic in Kentucky and across the country. The program explores the treatment options available to those battling the disease of addiction. Grammy-winning recording artist and Kentucky native Sturgill Simpson narrates. Part of KET's ongoing Inside Opioid Addiction initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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KET PBS KIDS

Peg + Cat

The Peanut Problem/More Adventures of Robin Hood

George Washington Carver will have a total of one hundred peanut-based inventions - if Peg and Cat can catch the tiny tricksters who keep swiping them. When a greedy Pig shows up next door, Peg and Cat summon Robin Hood to their neighborhood.

10:30 AM ET

KET

Splash and Bubbles

Bubbles' Little Friend/Mrs. Tidy

Bubbles decides to take in a nanoplankton friend who is invisible to everyone, including her. Tidy meticulously cleans up the kelp forest in anticipation of the arrival of his new partner.

KET2

Scheewe Art Workshop

Rocky Shores

Creating the effect of rocky shores with a painting knife-or a credit card.

KET PBS KIDS

Super Why!

Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure

The team convinces a witch to trade her gingerbread house for something delicious and nutritious.

11:00 AM ET

KET

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.

KET2

Fresh Quilting

Impeccable Piecing

Textile artist Sarah Sharp accentuates design elements by fussy cutting paper piecing motifs.

KET KY

A Walk Through Kentucky Wildflowers

Thomas Barnes, author and photographer of Kentucky's Last Great Places, hosts a scenic tour of Kentucky's wildflowers. Traveling to each of the state's geographic regions, he samples the amazing ecological abundance of more than 2,000 native wildflower species. Produced by Britt Davis with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

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KET PBS KIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Come Back, Mac/Boo!

Mac tears up one of Jetta's favorite sweaters and feels so terrible about what he's done that he runs away. Later, the whole town gets spooked by a scary Halloween movie-even Jetta, who had been bragging about her bravery.

11:30 AM ET

KET

Super Why!

Attack of More Man!

A town's Fun Day Festival is in chaos because the mysterious More Man keeps adding Ss to everything.

KET2

Destination Craft with Jim West

Guatemala

Jim West makes tasty tamales, learns about iron work, and creates an artistic journal in Guatemala.

KET KY

Kentucky Life

Telefund Special

Byron Crawford hosts an expanded edition featuring highlights from the series: country singer/songwriter Tom T. Hall; the Nia Dance Troupe, an African-American dance company in Paducah; Louisville photographer John Nation; Terri Ramsey, Miss Wheelchair USA; and the Blessing of the Hounds at the Iroquois Hunt Club. A 1998 KET production.

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Caillou

Caillou Helps Out

Caillou is wishing for a hamster of his own. But then he gets the chance to babysit Leo's and realizes how much hard work having a hamster can be-especially with Gilbert around!

12:00 PM ET

KET

Dinosaur Train

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

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

KET2

Variety Studio: Actors On Actors

#701

Jennifer Lawrence with Adam Sandler, Gary Oldman with Kate Winslet, Jake Gyllenhaal with Margot Robbie, and more.

KET PBS KIDS

Sid the Science Kid

That's the Way the Ball Bounces

Sid created a new sport called Play-Doh Ball! You just jump in the air, spin around and bounce the ball. When Sid attempts to play his new game, he bounces the Play-Doh ball and it promptly splats on the ground! At school, Sid and his friends investigate and discover that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce!

12:30 PM ET

KET

Peg + Cat

The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem

Peg and Cat climb, swing, swoop, and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Peg and Cat measure their way to buried treasure using Cat as a measuring stick!

KET PBS KIDS

WordWorld

Play Ball/M Is for Map

Robot practices playing baseball and turns into a slugger. Sheep and Bear have a fun day of adventuring through the jungle but then discover that they're lost.

1:00 PM ET

KET

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.

KET2

The Coroner

The Fisherman's Tale

A popular local businessman is shot dead by a sniper in public. Davey is forced to watch as an officer from the Metropolitan Police takes over his investigation and then makes a move on Jane.

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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KET PBS KIDS

Peep and the Big Wide World

Chirp Builds A Nest; Stuck Duck

Desperate to fly, Chirp wonders if building a nest will help her? How do you unstick a duck who's stuck in a hollow log?

1:30 PM ET

KET

Splash and Bubbles

Bubbles' Little Friend/Mrs. Tidy

Bubbles decides to take in a nanoplankton friend who is invisible to everyone, including her. Tidy meticulously cleans up the kelp forest in anticipation of the arrival of his new partner.

KET KY

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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Super Why!

Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure

The team convinces a witch to trade her gingerbread house for something delicious and nutritious.

2:00 PM ET

KET

Curious George

Grease Monkeys in Space/Piñata Vision

The Man with the Yellow Hat has been assigned to repair a large telescope. On the day of the big launch, George somehow ends up going on the mission. Steve and Betsy blindfold George and give him the first shot at breaking open a birthday pi?ata, but he makes a big mess instead.

KET2

For Your Home

Stop, Look and Refresh

Vicki and a deckscape contractor clean, update, and decorate one family's forgotten deck.

KET KY

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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KET PBS KIDS

Sesame Street

Snuffy's Dance

Zoe choreographs a ballet and the dancers have to work together to make Snuffy fly through the air.

2:30 PM ET

KET

Nature Cat

The Great Grasshopper Race/Fall for Hal

Hal has been training his grasshopper buddy Dustin Hopman to compete in the Great Grasshopper Race. When Hal gets sick, Nature Cat brings fall, and all the items on his scavenger list, to Hal!

KET2

Creative Living

#7412

Retired zoologist Ray Pawley explains why budgies, or parakeets, are extremely popular pets.

KET PBS KIDS

Dinosaur Train

The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers/Dads' Day Out

The Pteranodon family meet Max and Mitch Michelinoceras who put on a synchronized swimming show. Buddy, Tiny, and Mr. Pteranodon join Annie Tyrannosaurus and Leroy Lambeosaurus and their dads for a Dads' Day at the Big Pond.

3:00 PM ET

KET

Nature Cat

Playground-Palooza/Small But Big

Nature Cat and his pals bring nature fun to their city dog friend Sadie. Nature Cat and his friends have trouble reading the directions to the Small But Big Art Fair.

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

Morristown

Chronicles nearly a decade of change in Morristown, Tenn., through interviews with displaced or low-wage Southern workers, Mexican immigrants, and workers and families impacted by globalization. The film shows how working-class people in Mexico and eastern Tennessee are caught in the throes of massive economic change, challenging their assumptions about work, family, nation, and community.

KET PBS KIDS

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!

3:30 PM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

Puffin Rescue

When a rogue wave crashes into the Tortuga, the Wild Kratts get separated. Chris is alone on his island, but Martin isn't. He soon discovers a creature friend - a Puffin! Martin begins to devise a plan to use the powers of this little bird to get off the island.

KET PBS KIDS

Splash and Bubbles

Clubhouse Clash/Raise The Reef

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

4:00 PM ET

KET

Wild Kratts

Stars of the Tides

Martin and Chris must take Aviva's new Creature Power Challenge when they argue over who gets to keep a creature souvenir.

KET2

Ciao Italia

Two Sweet Tarts/Due Torte Squisite

Torta al Taglierini, a pastry noodle-topped chocolate cake, and Torta Neri con le Noci are made.

KET KY

On the Ohio with John Ed Pearce

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and columnist John Ed Pearce cruises down the Ohio River, stopping frequently along the way to relate historical anecdotes and facts about the river, its people, and its towns. A 1987 KET production.

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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.

4:30 PM ET

KET

Odd Squad: World Turned Odd

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

KET2

My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas

The World's Most Famous Olive

Diane visits ancient Sparta, the Kalamata cultivation capital of Greece, to follow the famous olive from harvest to table.

KET PBS KIDS

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.

5:00 PM ET

KET2

Smart Travels with Rudy Maxa

France's Burgundy and Loire Regions

Rudy visits the regions' vineyards, Romanesque churches, famous chateaux, and cathedrals.

KET KY

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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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).

5:30 PM ET

KET

Arthur

No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending

Director Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun when she lands a role in a community play. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish a new book the fastest.

KET2

Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope

San Francisco's Changing Neighborhoods

Joseph explores San Francisco's famous neighborhoods. He learns that each has a unique history and iconic attractions, shops, and restaurants.

KET KY

Kentucky Life

Eighth of August

Experience the history and excitement of the Eighth of August weekend. Every year, African-Americans in parts of Western Kentucky and central Tennessee gather to celebrate Emancipation, a homecoming tradition begun in 1868.

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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.

6:00 PM ET

KET

BBC World News America

#17017

News from around the world.

KET2

Museum Access

The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Temple of Dendur

Join Leslie Mueller in America's largest art museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She explores the centerpiece of the Egyptian Art Collection, the Temple of Dendur.

KET KY

Kentucky's Greenside

kyGREEN.tv - A Year of Living Green in Kentucky!

Take a trip to western Kentucky and learn more about ethanol production in the state. Hang out with the creators of the Lily Rainbarrel in Lexington and visit with the folks at Ky. Eagle Inc. Head to Louisville and spend time with a local business that uses recycled equipment to make posters, cards, and invitations and spend some time in Frankfort for I Love the Mountains Day. Also, some tips and informative facts you can use to impress your friends.

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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.

6:30 PM ET

KET

Nightly Business Report

#37013

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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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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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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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.

7:00 PM ET

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PBS NewsHour

#12143

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

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History Detectives

Doc Holliday's Watch/Civil War Female Soldiers/Japanese Internment Camp Artwork

A pawn store clerk in Tulsa, OK has a watch that may have been a gift from frontier lawman Wyatt Earp to dentist, gambler, and gunman "Doc" Holliday-perhaps in gratitude for his help at the OK Corral. A Louisiana resident wonders whether the fine-boned, slight-figured soldier featured in a Civil War photograph is actually a woman in disguise. And an intern at a San Francisco historical archive shows a set of 10 postcard-size watercolors painted on the back of a Japanese-American internment notice from 1942.

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Dropping Back In

More Than a Statistic

This program looks at programs designed to get young dropouts back on course. Featured are Pedro Albizu Campos High School in Chicago, where a community-based curriculum incorporates Puerto Rican culture, and YouthBuild, a national program combining academics with mentoring and construction career training.

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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.

7:30 PM ET

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Kentucky Time Capsule

A Dream Come True

A look at the history of Jenkins-a town built from scratch during the Kentucky coal boom-as reflected in an amazing cache of photographs taken more than 80 years ago.

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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.

8:00 PM ET

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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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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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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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Odd Squad: World Turned Odd

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

9:00 PM ET

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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.

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Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece

Victoria Season 2: A Soldier's Daughter & The Green-Eyed Monster

New mother Victoria is impatient to return to the business of ruling a nation, while Albert attempts to protect her from the increasingly desperate news regarding British soldiers in Afghanistan. Victoria is thrown into turmoil by the realization that she is pregnant again, and her equilibrium is further threatened by Albert's burgeoning friendship with the lady mathematician, Ada Lovelace.

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In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

Bluegrass Royalty

Celebrates Kentucky's home-grown music with performances by bluegrass legends the Goins Brothers and Windy Mountain; J.D. Crowe and the New South; and Sam Bush, performing with his band. Byron Crawford is the special guest host. A 2000 KET production.

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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.

9:30 PM ET

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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.

10:00 PM ET

KET

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.

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Kentucky Music

Sarah Wood

Accomplished banjo player and ballad singer, Sarah Wood, one of Kentucky's young starlets in traditional music circles, performs her traditional music. Sarah grew up in Flatwoods, Kentucky and currently resides in Maysville.

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Sesame Street

Snuffy's Dance

Zoe choreographs a ballet and the dancers have to work together to make Snuffy fly through the air.

10:30 PM ET

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Music Anywhere

#103

Performances by Tim Eriksen and the Trio de Pumpkintown in a meditation garden, Pilots and Errors at West Sixth Brewery, The Fanged Robot at Woodland Park, Ancient Warfare in a historic home, and Dillon Hodges at Al's Bar.

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Dinosaur Train

The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers/Dads' Day Out

The Pteranodon family meet Max and Mitch Michelinoceras who put on a synchronized swimming show. Buddy, Tiny, and Mr. Pteranodon join Annie Tyrannosaurus and Leroy Lambeosaurus and their dads for a Dads' Day at the Big Pond.

11:00 PM ET

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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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Amanpour On PBS

#128

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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WoodSongs

Eric Johnson and Gonzalo Bergara Quartet

Eric Johnson has long been hailed as one of the world's preeminent electric guitarists. The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet plays a modern variant of 1930's Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz.

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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!

11:30 PM ET

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BBC World News

#23017

News from around the world.

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Beyond 100 Days

#110

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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Splash and Bubbles

Clubhouse Clash/Raise The Reef

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

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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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.