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Friday, December 3


early

12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

KET

Kentucky Seasons: A KET Special

Kentucky Seasons explores the scenic beauty of the Commonwealth, showcasing some of its most iconic natural wonders as well as seldom-seen locations in this 2021 Ohio Valley Chapter Regional Emmy Award winner. Beginning with the abundant energy of summer, the change of color and fading of fall gives way to the chill of winter until new life emerges in spring. Filled with captivating visuals and the sounds of nature, Kentucky Seasons takes viewers to picturesque lakes, forests, waterfalls and more, highlighting the diversity of plant and animal life throughout. Utilizing slow-motion video and drone photography, this video essay presents a never-before-seen look at our magnificent state.

KET2

The Keto Diet with Dr. Josh Axe

Dr. Josh Axe shares health and nutrition advice based on his new book "The Keto Diet". The program showcases delicious food and recipe options, including Dr. Axe's preferred keto-friendly, gut-healing smoothie recipe. He outlines the great benefits of the keto diet beyond fasting and weight loss: reduced risk for type 2 diabetes, reduced risk of heart disease, resistance to brain and neurological disorders, and more.

KETKY

Building Hope: The Don and Mira Ball Story

This program gives a glimpse of Don and Mira Ball's generosity that has forever changed Kentucky. The philanthropic powerhouse team built a thriving home building business and devoted their time, talent, and treasure to those less fortunate. Whether through recovery programs, serving on university boards, or opening their home to various charitable organizations, Don and Mira Ball have humbly served their community.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

Super Duper Sleepover; Mountain Climb Time

Donkey and Panda's sleepover is all playing and dancing until the lights go out and a monster appears. Donkey and Panda try to climb Mt. Really High Up.

Top

12:30 am ET 11:30 pm CT

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Someone Else's Feelings/Empathy at School

O the Owl is upset when Daniel won't stop hammering with his tool toy. Chrissie is upset after losing her special bracelet and Daniel has trouble understanding why.

Top

1:00 am ET 12:00 am CT

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Famous Graves; Witches Tree; Haunted Perryville; Kelly Green Men

Haunting processions, stately monuments, and works of art mark the final resting place of unique Kentuckians; we remember the legend of the Witches Tree in Old Louisville in this "Kentucky Life" Memory; Civil War soldiers and current residents still find no rest in haunted Perryville; and they may have come in peace, but the Little Green Men who visited the small town of Kelly were not welcome.

KETKIDS

Alma's Way

Beatbox Big Time; Super Sisters

Alma thinks she's so great at beatboxing that she doesn't need to practice. Alma takes being Junior's "super sister" too far.

Top

1:30 am ET 12:30 am CT

KET

Rick Steves' Heart of Italy

Rick delves deep into the Italian heartland - the place where la dolce vita is a way of life. Starting in Umbria, he connects with rustic, traditional culture. Then he tours Assisi, with its inspirational story of St. Francis and its awe-inspiring basilica. In Siena, Rick enjoys a front-row seat at its wild horse race - the venerable Palio - and marvels at cultural treasures from the city's glory days. He finishes with the ultimate Riviera getaway: the Cinque Terre, where he gets to know each of the "five lands."

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Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide

Suze Orman answers questions and offers advice for anyone trying to achieve their "ultimate retirement." Topics include when to retire, how to save and invest for retirement, Social Security, long-term care insurance, and much more.

KETKY

Kentucky Collectibles

Woven Horse Bridle; Chinese Jade Bowls; Louis Comfort Tiffany Collection

Expert appraisers examine a late 19th century woven horse bridle, republic period Chinese Jade bowls, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany collection worth thousands!

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am George Washington/I Am Susan B. Anthony

Yadina isn't sure how to be a good leader, so the kids go back and meet one of the greatest leaders in history: George Washington. The kids meet Susan B. Anthony, who always stood up for the rights of all people.

Top

2:00 am ET 1:00 am CT

KETKY

Kentucky Muse

Eighty-Eight Keys, Three Hundred Years

This celebration of the 300th anniversary of the piano features Dr. Diane Earle of Kentucky Wesleyan and the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra. Earle tells about the history of the instrument and performs piano works by a variety of composers. A 2009 KET production.

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

Fiddle of Nowhere/A Splash of Mink

Oscar is finally old enough to play in Qyah's annual fiddle festival, but he breaks an E string the morning of the event. Molly and Trini can't wait to get their jig on at the Qyah Tribal Hall, but on the way, they run into an adorable, tiny mink that leaves them covered in a big, stinky smell.

Top

2:30 am ET 1:30 am CT

KETKY

Kentucky Muse

Harry Pickens: In the Garden of Music

Louisville pianist Harry Pickens performs a variety of selections of jazz and original pieces and shares his ideas on music and its ability to bring people together. A 2010 KET production.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

The Crew Who SNOWS What to Do / Keep Your Eye on the Ball

Turbo Tina is excited about her first snowfall, but the snow melts quickly. A T-ball championship game is in jeopardy when all the balls go missing.

Top

3:00 am ET 2:00 am CT

KETKY

Distinguished Kentuckian

Leslie Combs II

Horseman Leslie Combs II, founder of Spendthrift Farm, was a leading owner and breeder of thoroughbred horses. Combs revitalized the practice of syndicating stallions, beginning with Beau Pere, whom he syndicated to 20 investors for $5,000 each. He later syndicated champions Nashua, Majestic Prince, and Raise a Native. A 1976 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

KET

This Land Is Your Land (My Music)

Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host.

KET2

Burt Bacharach's Best (My Music Presents)

Dionne Warwick, Tom Jones, and other artists perform Burt Bacharach songs in clips from the 1960s-1970s.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Mom of a Croc

Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by the young inventor, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs. They also discover the importance of heat in the life cycle of the croc and that heat can even move from one object to another by a process called conduction.

Top

4:00 am ET 3:00 am CT

KETKY

Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films by Heather Freeman and Eric Anderson

"Pennipotens" is an animated re-interpretation of a Flemish fairytale. Also, "Horses on Mars" is featured.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Drop Gadget Repeat/20 Questions

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

Top

4:30 am ET 3:30 am CT

KETKY

Run That by Me Again

Grantland Rice Bowl, 1973

A recap of a 1973 bowl game between Western Kentucky University and Grambling. Guests include Jim Feix, Porter Williams, Dennis Tomek, and Bob Morehead. A 1977 KET production.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

High Maintenance/Not OK Computer

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

Top

5:00 am ET 4:00 am CT

KET

Eat Your Medicine: The Pegan Diet with Mark Hyman, MD

Dr. Mark Hyman breaks down the pegan diet, which combines aspects of paleo and vegan diets and explains how to use food as medicine.

KET2

Christmastime In New Orleans

The program captures the festive spirit and traditions of New Orleans and includes great artists such as Louis Armstrong, Dr. John, and Harry Connick Jr.

KETKY

Tobacco-Free Kentucky Kids

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

KETKIDS

Arthur

D.W.'s Snow Mystery/Team Trouble

D.W.'s most prized possession-a snowball from last winter-is missing, and the kids try to come up with an explanation. Arthur, Francine, and Buster work together on a history report about ancient Rome.

Top

5:30 am ET 4:30 am CT

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Mitzi Sinnott

Mitzi Sinnott, award-winning playwright and actor, talks about her critically acclaimed one-woman play "Snapshot" and shares her experience of growing up as the biracial daughter of a black father and white mother from Central Appalachia. Sinnott uses her art to spark conversations about the legacy of race, class, and violence in America.

KETKIDS

Arthur

The Great MacGrady, Parts 1 & 2

Arthur and friends support Mrs. MacGrady after she is diagnosed with cancer. Elwood City wrestling champion Uncle Sam shows Francine and the community how they can support cancer survivors.

Top
morning

6:00 am ET 5:00 am CT

KET2

Amanpour and Company

KETKY

WoodSongs

Dom Flemons and The Burnett Sisters

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons appears and The Burnett Sisters Band perform.

KETKIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Wrapper's Delight/Dive Swim Scoop

Gina the Giraffe Weevil shows Nick and Sally how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them. Penny the Pelican teaches the kids how to catch things in water!

Top

6:30 am ET 5:30 am CT

KETKIDS

Ready Jet Go!

Holidays In Boxwood Terrace

Jet pitches an idea for the annual Boxwood Terrace Christmas Pageant and he gets to direct it!

Top

7:00 am ET 6:00 am CT

KET

Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas

The Wild Kratts receive an alert that their favorite creatures are disappearing around the globe!

KET2

NHK Newsline

KETKY

Bywords

David Payne, Frank Steely

Dr. Frank Steely and Dr. David Payne, of the Northern Kentucky University history department, speak on the topic of organized crime. A 1981 KET production.

KETKIDS

Peg + Cat

The Christmas Problem

Peg and Cat have to solve their biggest problem ever: how to make and wrap presents for all the children of the world, and then deliver them using 100 sleighs.

Top

7:30 am ET 6:30 am CT

KET2

Sit and Be Fit

Shoulder and Back Strength

This lively workout showcases exercises that help strengthen the shoulders and back.

KETKY

Gethsemani

Explores life at the Abbey of Gethsemani in Nelson County, one of the best-known monasteries in the world, showcasing its beauty and serenity while examining the struggles of those who live there. Produced and directed by Morgan Atkinson with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production, this program received a Gabriel Award from the Catholic Academy for Communications Arts Professionals.

KETKIDS

Super Why!

Rapunzel

To help Princess Pea's kitten, who is stuck in the top of a tree, the Super Readers talk with Rapunzel. Climbing her hair turns out not to be the answer, so the Prince helps them come up with a new rescue plan.

Top

8:00 am ET 7:00 am CT

KET

Hero Elementary

With a Little Push/Track That Pack

The team uses a hands-on investigation to learn that pushing an object can start or stop its movement. By navigating the connecting bodies of water, Sparks' Crew works together to find AJ's backpack.

KET2

Body Electric

Low-impact exercises.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Visiting Grandpere/The Tiger Family Goes Back Home

Grandpere and Daniel have fun hunting for buried treasure and they also take a sunrise boat ride. Grandpere takes Daniel on a special sunrise boat ride before the Tiger Family heads back home.

Top

8:30 am ET 7:30 am CT

KET

Alma's Way

Alma the Artist; Bomba or Baseball

Alma speaks up for her design vision. Alma chooses between a baseball game and Bomba show.

KET2

Workplace Essential Skills

Interviewing

How to prepare for the job interview.

KETKY

Building Hope: The Don and Mira Ball Story

This program gives a glimpse of Don and Mira Ball's generosity that has forever changed Kentucky. The philanthropic powerhouse team built a thriving home building business and devoted their time, talent, and treasure to those less fortunate. Whether through recovery programs, serving on university boards, or opening their home to various charitable organizations, Don and Mira Ball have humbly served their community.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel and Margaret Play School/Treasure Hunt at the Castle

Teacher Daniel is playing "school" today, but his "student," Baby Margaret, just won't cooperate! Daniel, Prince Wednesday, and Chrissie come up with creative solutions so they can play together.

Top

9:00 am ET 8:00 am CT

KET

Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas

George and the Man With The Yellow Hat have a great time getting ready for Christmas. There's only one problem: neither of them can figure out what to give the other.

KET2

Beads, Baubles & Jewels

Techniques

Rita Pannulla is dapping, stamping, and setting crystals for a necklace that makes a great tutorial.

KETKIDS

Sesame Street

Potluck Pickle

Elmo, Abby, Cookie Monster and Gonger want to bring vegetable lasagna to Sesame Street's potluck party, but they don't have the right ingredients and their oven is broken.

Top

9:30 am ET 8:30 am CT

KET2

Knit and Crochet Now

Towel Topper

Gansey towel topper provides a farmhouse feel; the Alta mosaic knit scarf features a colorful and rhythmic mosaic chevron pattern; a knit version of the towel topper.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Famous Graves; Witches Tree; Haunted Perryville; Kelly Green Men

Haunting processions, stately monuments, and works of art mark the final resting place of unique Kentuckians; we remember the legend of the Witches Tree in Old Louisville in this "Kentucky Life" Memory; Civil War soldiers and current residents still find no rest in haunted Perryville; and they may have come in peace, but the Little Green Men who visited the small town of Kelly were not welcome.

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

Water You Doing?; Thinking About Blinking

Elinor and her friends decide to make a stone walkway across a stream, but it stops the water flow. Ari is crowned the blinking champion after winning a bunch of intense staring contests at school.

Top

10:00 am ET 9:00 am CT

KET

Nature Cat: A Nature Carol

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

KET2

Rick Steves Europe Awaits

Rick Steves presents some of his favorite vacation spots in Europe, including off-beat and romantic locations that he hopes to visit again post-pandemic.

KETKY

Kentucky Collectibles

Woven Horse Bridle; Chinese Jade Bowls; Louis Comfort Tiffany Collection

Expert appraisers examine a late 19th century woven horse bridle, republic period Chinese Jade bowls, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany collection worth thousands!

KETKIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

The Halloween Costume Crisis; Clifford's Howl-o-ween!

Emily Elizabeth enlists Mr. Howard to help when they realize Clifford's Halloween costume doesn't fit. Clifford is afraid of a monster on Halloween night.

Top

10:30 am ET 9:30 am CT

KETKY

Kentucky Muse

Eighty-Eight Keys, Three Hundred Years

This celebration of the 300th anniversary of the piano features Dr. Diane Earle of Kentucky Wesleyan and the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra. Earle tells about the history of the instrument and performs piano works by a variety of composers. A 2009 KET production.

KETKIDS

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers

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

Top

11:00 am ET 10:00 am CT

KET

Rick Steves' Europe

London: Mod and Trad

Rick checks out both the new and the old in London, from the Millennium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court to well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo. After bantering with Beefeaters at the Tower of London, he does some riverside beachcombing and strolls the trendy South Bank of the Thames, from the Tate Modern to the dizzying London Eye.

KETKY

Kentucky Muse

Harry Pickens: In the Garden of Music

Louisville pianist Harry Pickens performs a variety of selections of jazz and original pieces and shares his ideas on music and its ability to bring people together. A 2010 KET production.

KETKIDS

Let's Go Luna!

Beetlemania/Robo Kid

Andy helps find a lost beetle and learns about robots.

Top

11:30 am ET 10:30 am CT

KET

This Old House

Bedford: Insulation, Roofing

The crew top off the existing cellulose insulation in the walls of the oldest part of the house.

KETKY

Distinguished Kentuckian

Leslie Combs II

Horseman Leslie Combs II, founder of Spendthrift Farm, was a leading owner and breeder of thoroughbred horses. Combs revitalized the practice of syndicating stallions, beginning with Beau Pere, whom he syndicated to 20 investors for $5,000 each. He later syndicated champions Nashua, Majestic Prince, and Raise a Native. A 1976 KET production.

KETKIDS

Curious George

We Otter Be Friends/Sir George and the Dragon

After an otter swims away with Mr. Quint's boat keys, a stranded George tries everything he can to retrieve them. George is starring in his first play. Under the hot stage lights, George falls asleep and dreams he's a guarding a medieval castle!

Top
afternoon

12:00 pm ET 11:00 am CT

KET

Neanderthal

Meet the Neanderthals, but not as we know them - smarter, faster, and more like us than we ever imagined. Follow Andy Serkis, the master of performance capture, Ella Al- Shamahi, a rising star in Neanderthal research, and a group of experts who create, for the first time ever, a scientifically accurate 3D Neanderthal.

KET2

The Jazzy Vegetarian

Easy Vegan Holiday

Holiday recipes include pumpkin pie spiced butternut squash soup, festive stuffed peppers and date-nut snowballs.

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party

Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Daisy forgets to plan her family's Winter Solstice Dance Party.

Top

12:30 pm ET 11:30 am CT

KET2

Kevin Belton's Cookin' Louisiana

Pick Your Own: Louisiana's Family Friendly Farms

Kevin makes pumpkin soup, chantilly cake and blueberry custard pie.

KETKY

FatherLoss

Inspired by the book "FatherLoss: How Sons of All Ages Come to Terms with the Deaths of Their Dads" by Neil Chethik, this poignant new special explores the unique grief sons face when they lose their fathers. Host Dave Shuffett makes a personal journey of discovery after the death of his father in 2007. In addition to the author Neil Chethik, he interviews several other men about father-loss, including Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Joel Pett, magazine editor John Lynch, and others. A 2010 KET production.

KETKIDS

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.

Top

1:00 pm ET 12:00 pm CT

KET

Neanderthal

Join Ella Al-Shamahi, assisted by actor Andy Serkis, as she explores the fate of the Neanderthals, asking why they became extinct and discovering how they live on inside us today.

KET2

Lidia's Kitchen

Salt Your Pasta Water!

Lidia prepares a pasta primavera "new school" with creamy pesto loaded with fresh vegetables and cavatappi with asparagus and spinach pesto. She and grandson Ethan discuss penne with vodka sauce.

KETKY

Run That by Me Again

Grantland Rice Bowl, 1973

A recap of a 1973 bowl game between Western Kentucky University and Grambling. Guests include Jim Feix, Porter Williams, Dennis Tomek, and Bob Morehead. A 1977 KET production.

Top

1:30 pm ET 12:30 pm CT

KET2

Simply Ming

Ravioli Two Ways

Recipes include buttery shrimp ravioli, edamame-shiitake ravioli served in a Thai coconut broth and a ginger margarita.

KETKY

Kentucky Health

Medications: A Modern Miracle, But Are They Safe and Available

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Angela Sandlin, PharmD, pharmacy director at Baptist Health LaGrange, about medication safety, availability and effectiveness.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

Going to Pieces / Forces of Nature

A piece of a statue breaks off and the heroes try to find it before the statue's unveiling ceremony. Sparks' Crew tries to find an invention that Dr. Inventorman buried underground years ago.

Top

2:00 pm ET 1:00 pm CT

KET

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Isaac Newton/I Am Golda Meir

The trio go back in time and meet Sir Isaac Newton, an expert in the laws of motion. The kids meet Golda Meir, an expert problem solver.

KET2

Conscious Living

The Raw Food Buzz

Travel to Indonesia for a two-week raw food culinary immersion amongst the storied rice terraces of Ubud.

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Mitzi Sinnott

Mitzi Sinnott, award-winning playwright and actor, talks about her critically acclaimed one-woman play "Snapshot" and shares her experience of growing up as the biracial daughter of a black father and white mother from Central Appalachia. Sinnott uses her art to spark conversations about the legacy of race, class, and violence in America.

KETKIDS

Cyberchase

Totally Rad

Hacker takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself king. To dethrone him, the kids challenge his hired hands to an Olympic-like skateboard competition. But there's a catch: High-scoring tricks need as much area as possible, and the configuration of the field's perimeter mysteriously keeps changing. Can the kids match their performance to the shifting arena?

Top

2:30 pm ET 1:30 pm CT

KET

Peg + Cat + Holidays

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

KET2

Wild Nevada

River to River

Chris and Dave explore River Fork Ranch, Bently Heritage Distillery and Walker River State Recreation Area.

KETKY

WoodSongs

Dom Flemons and The Burnett Sisters

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons appears and The Burnett Sisters Band perform.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Snow Fairy/To Catch a Leaf

A freak snowstorm leaves Pinkville covered in pink snow, so Pinkalicious, Peter, and Jasmine sculpt a snow fairy - Frostina. According to Rafael, if a falling leaf lands on your shoulder, you get a wish.

Top

3:00 pm ET 2:00 pm CT

KET2

Passion Italy

Sardinia

The Island of Sardinia offers an endless list of archeological sites and eccentricities to discover.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Jumping for Joy/Music Is Everywhere

Peter thinks he's too short to do fun activities, so he makes shoes that let you jump high! Pinkalicious sees a pinkatoo, a rare music-loving bird.

Top

3:30 pm ET 2:30 pm CT

KET

Dinosaur Train

A Brand New Species

The Conductor and the kids discover a new Jurassic dinosaur and nickname it "Buddysaurus."

KET2

Tennessee Wild Side

Clean Water; Gray Bats; Wild Animals in the Classroom

Protecting natural resources, gray bats research project, saving a tiny fish, and wild animals in a classroom are featured.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Dave Does It/Today's Special - Frances BBQ/Camp Springs/Ruby Moon Vineyard and Winery

In this season's first Dave Does It, Dave gets his sea legs in Paducah at the Seamen's Church Institute's Center for Maritime Education; Frances BBQ in Monroe County is Today's Special; the stone masonry of Camp Springs in Campbell County provides a unique beauty to the area; and Ruby Moon Vineyard and Winery in Henderson produces award-winning wines.

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

Water You Doing?; Thinking About Blinking

Elinor and her friends decide to make a stone walkway across a stream, but it stops the water flow. Ari is crowned the blinking champion after winning a bunch of intense staring contests at school.

Top
now

4:00 pm ET 3:00 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

This Old House - 40th Anniversary Special

Celebrate the 40th season of the groundbreaking PBS home improvement series with this anniversary special. The program includes interviews with hosts and cast members, vintage clips, and favorite moments and renovations from the series that inspired an entire genre of television programming. Learn about the evolution of the series from current and alumni hosts Kevin O'Connor, Steve Thomas, and Bob Vila.

KETKY

Gethsemani

Explores life at the Abbey of Gethsemani in Nelson County, one of the best-known monasteries in the world, showcasing its beauty and serenity while examining the struggles of those who live there. Produced and directed by Morgan Atkinson with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production, this program received a Gabriel Award from the Catholic Academy for Communications Arts Professionals.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

The Fastest Fetcher; Bobbly Ball

Bob Dog quits fetching after losing the "Fastest Fetcher" game show. Donkey and Panda get bored practicing Bobbly Ball.

Top

4:30 pm ET 3:30 pm CT

KETKIDS

Curious George

We Otter Be Friends/Sir George and the Dragon

After an otter swims away with Mr. Quint's boat keys, a stranded George tries everything he can to retrieve them. George is starring in his first play. Under the hot stage lights, George falls asleep and dreams he's a guarding a medieval castle!

Top

5:00 pm ET 4:00 pm CT

KET

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?

KETKY

Building Hope: The Don and Mira Ball Story

This program gives a glimpse of Don and Mira Ball's generosity that has forever changed Kentucky. The philanthropic powerhouse team built a thriving home building business and devoted their time, talent, and treasure to those less fortunate. Whether through recovery programs, serving on university boards, or opening their home to various charitable organizations, Don and Mira Ball have humbly served their community.

KETKIDS

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.

Top

5:30 pm ET 4:30 pm CT

KET2

Kevin Belton's Cookin' Louisiana

Pick Your Own: Louisiana's Family Friendly Farms

Kevin makes pumpkin soup, chantilly cake and blueberry custard pie.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Winston Churchill/I Am Cleopatra

Brad is frustrated that the other boys refuse to listen to his ideas in castle building. The heroes go back in time to meet Winston Churchill, who knew exactly how to command attention. Xavier and the others meet Cleopatra, who was skilled at the art of negotiation.

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evening

6:00 pm ET 5:00 pm CT

KET

Kentucky Health

Medications: A Modern Miracle, But Are They Safe and Available

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Angela Sandlin, PharmD, pharmacy director at Baptist Health LaGrange, about medication safety, availability and effectiveness.

KET2

Lidia's Kitchen

Salt Your Pasta Water!

Lidia prepares a pasta primavera "new school" with creamy pesto loaded with fresh vegetables and cavatappi with asparagus and spinach pesto. She and grandson Ethan discuss penne with vodka sauce.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Famous Graves; Witches Tree; Haunted Perryville; Kelly Green Men

Haunting processions, stately monuments, and works of art mark the final resting place of unique Kentuckians; we remember the legend of the Witches Tree in Old Louisville in this "Kentucky Life" Memory; Civil War soldiers and current residents still find no rest in haunted Perryville; and they may have come in peace, but the Little Green Men who visited the small town of Kelly were not welcome.

KETKIDS

Sid the Science Kid

Sid's Holiday Adventure

Sid loves celebrating the winter holidays where he lives, because it's always sunny and warm. But this year, Sid and his family are visiting relatives where it's chilly and cold. Sid wonders why it can't be warm everywhere? At school, Sid discovers that temperatures are different all over the world!

Top

6:30 pm ET 5:30 pm CT

KET

BBC World News America

KET2

Simply Ming

Ravioli Two Ways

Recipes include buttery shrimp ravioli, edamame-shiitake ravioli served in a Thai coconut broth and a ginger margarita.

KETKY

Kentucky Collectibles

Woven Horse Bridle; Chinese Jade Bowls; Louis Comfort Tiffany Collection

Expert appraisers examine a late 19th century woven horse bridle, republic period Chinese Jade bowls, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany collection worth thousands!

KETKIDS

Super Why!

Judith's Happy Chanukah

The Super Readers jump into the book "Judith's Happy Chanukah" where they learn more about the holiday.

Top

6:57 pm ET 5:57 pm CT

KET

KY Headlines

December 3, 2021

Top

7:00 pm ET 6:00 pm CT

KET

PBS NewsHour

KET2

Pain Secrets: The Science of Everyday Pain

The program provides viewers with proactive steps to help minimize or resolve many kinds of chronic pain.

KETKY

Kentucky Muse

Eighty-Eight Keys, Three Hundred Years

This celebration of the 300th anniversary of the piano features Dr. Diane Earle of Kentucky Wesleyan and the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra. Earle tells about the history of the instrument and performs piano works by a variety of composers. A 2009 KET production.

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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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7:30 pm ET 6:30 pm CT

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Kentucky Muse

Harry Pickens: In the Garden of Music

Louisville pianist Harry Pickens performs a variety of selections of jazz and original pieces and shares his ideas on music and its ability to bring people together. A 2010 KET production.

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7:56 pm ET 6:56 pm CT

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KY Headlines

December 3, 2021

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8:00 pm ET 7:00 pm CT

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Comment on Kentucky

December 3, 2021

Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the news of the week. Scheduled guests: John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader; Melissa Patrick, Kentucky Health News; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal.

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John Hall: The Kentucky Commodore

The program profiles the life and career of John R. Hall, the former chairman and CEO of Ashland Oil Inc., whose charitable efforts have helped thousands of Kentuckians.

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Peg + Cat + Holidays

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

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8:30 pm ET 7:30 pm CT

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Washington Week

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9:00 pm ET 8:00 pm CT

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Country Pop Legends (My Music)

Roy Clark hosts performances of songs that "crossed over" to become hits on both the country and pop charts during the 1950s, '60s and '70s. Featured artists include Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, BJ Thomas and the Bellamy Brothers.

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Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali

The program celebrates the documentary series from filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon. It features new and exclusive interviews with Ken Burns and the team that created the eight-hour epic series.

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Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films by Heather Freeman and Eric Anderson

"Pennipotens" is an animated re-interpretation of a Flemish fairytale. Also, "Horses on Mars" is featured.

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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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9:30 pm ET 8:30 pm CT

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Run That by Me Again

Grantland Rice Bowl, 1973

A recap of a 1973 bowl game between Western Kentucky University and Grambling. Guests include Jim Feix, Porter Williams, Dennis Tomek, and Bob Morehead. A 1977 KET production.

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10:00 pm ET 9:00 pm CT

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Comment on Kentucky

December 3, 2021

Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the news of the week. Scheduled guests: John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader; Melissa Patrick, Kentucky Health News; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal.

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Cyberchase

Totally Rad

Hacker takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself king. To dethrone him, the kids challenge his hired hands to an Olympic-like skateboard competition. But there's a catch: High-scoring tricks need as much area as possible, and the configuration of the field's perimeter mysteriously keeps changing. Can the kids match their performance to the shifting arena?

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10:30 pm ET 9:30 pm CT

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Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank

This timeless Christmas favorite features the magical combination of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby in an early color television 1957 special. The two legends swap Christmas carols, songs and stories, pay a musical visit to Victorian England and duet on Christmas classics including "White Christmas" and "The Christmas Song."

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Mitzi Sinnott

Mitzi Sinnott, award-winning playwright and actor, talks about her critically acclaimed one-woman play "Snapshot" and shares her experience of growing up as the biracial daughter of a black father and white mother from Central Appalachia. Sinnott uses her art to spark conversations about the legacy of race, class, and violence in America.

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Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Snow Fairy/To Catch a Leaf

A freak snowstorm leaves Pinkville covered in pink snow, so Pinkalicious, Peter, and Jasmine sculpt a snow fairy - Frostina. According to Rafael, if a falling leaf lands on your shoulder, you get a wish.

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11:00 pm ET 10:00 pm CT

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BBC World News

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Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry, MD

Dr. Steven Gundry shares an easy approach to help us feel better and more youthful at any age. Dr. Gundry explains what is causing faster aging and debunks five of the biggest myths about aging.

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WoodSongs

Dom Flemons and The Burnett Sisters

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons appears and The Burnett Sisters Band perform.

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Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Jumping for Joy/Music Is Everywhere

Peter thinks he's too short to do fun activities, so he makes shoes that let you jump high! Pinkalicious sees a pinkatoo, a rare music-loving bird.

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11:30 pm ET 10:30 pm CT

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Rick Steves European Christmas

From manger scenes and mistletoe to wintry wonderlands, Rick celebrates the Christmas season throughout the European continent. He visits friends and families in England, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Italy to reveal their customs and practices of the holiday season.

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Elinor Wonders Why

Water You Doing?; Thinking About Blinking

Elinor and her friends decide to make a stone walkway across a stream, but it stops the water flow. Ari is crowned the blinking champion after winning a bunch of intense staring contests at school.

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12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

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Between the Rock and the Commonwealth

This film examines the tale of Indian Head Rock, a 6-ton boulder that resided in the Ohio River near South Shore, Kentucky, hidden below the water's surface for 87 years. In 2007 a team of Portsmouth, Ohio historians located the rock and removed it from the river with hopes that its rediscovery would celebrate the history of the region. To their surprise many Kentuckians felt as though the rock belonged to them, thus beginning a nationally played-out battle between the two states.

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Donkey Hodie

The Fastest Fetcher; Bobbly Ball

Bob Dog quits fetching after losing the "Fastest Fetcher" game show. Donkey and Panda get bored practicing Bobbly Ball.

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