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Wednesday, January 29


12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

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Amanpour and Company

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Finding Your Roots

Secrets & Lies

Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy Ryan discover revelations about their family histories, forever altering how they see themselves.

KETKY

Kentucky Entrepreneur

Bruce Lunsford

Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame inductee Bruce Lunsford founded and built a Louisville-based Fortune 500 company; helped bring the UPS hub to Louisville; has been a director, investor, and adviser on several successful start-up companies; and has also been active in thoroughbred racing and independent film production.

KETKIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom

Gary the Garibaldi fish helps Nick and Sally pick a special present for Fish's birthday. The kids meet Treetop Tom in the So Sunny Savannah.

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12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

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Amanpour and Company

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12:30 am ET 11:30 pm CT

KETKIDS

Dinosaur Train

The Theropod Club/Surprise Party

Buddy's Theropod Club meets with other dinosaurs that walk on two legs, eat meat, and have three-toed feet. But Tiny feels left out until the Club invites her to join too! Shiny, Tiny, and Don throw a surprise party for Buddy on the train and invite a whole caboose full of his friends!

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1:00 am ET 12:00 am CT

KET

Finding Your Roots

Secrets & Lies

Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy Ryan discover revelations about their family histories, forever altering how they see themselves.

KET2

American Experience

Poison Squad: American Experience

Discover the forgotten heroes who fought for food safety at the turn of the 20th century. Unusual experiments and tireless advocacy led by a government chemist changed the way Americans thought about food, health, and consumer safety forever.

KETKY

Fostering Family: A KET Forum

The program examines progress and challenges to Kentucky's adoption and foster care system in the context of recent reform efforts that have been enacted by the Kentucky General Assembly.

KETKIDS

Let's Go Luna!

Wacky Washi/When The Bowl Breaks

Andy and the others take a journey through the colorful world of Japanese papermaking and kites. Leo learns about "Kintsugi," a way of repairing broken pottery.

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1:30 am ET 12:30 am CT

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

Nature Cat's Nature Stories/Pattern Problema

Nature Cat and his friends make up silly stories for Nature Stories day. Hal tries to decorate his dog house to surprise his mommy.

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2:00 am ET 1:00 am CT

KET

No Passport Required

Houston

Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson in Houston - America's most diverse city - to explore the food and culture of its Nigerian and West African community.

KETKY

Bluegrass and Backroads

National Archery Contest; Berea College Agriculture; Primate Rescue Center; Blessings in a Backpack

The National Archery Contest in the Schools Championship, the agriculture program at Berea College, Primate Rescue Center, and Blessings in a Backpack are featured.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Panda Power Up!

While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in a bamboo forest.

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2:30 am ET 1:30 am CT

KETKY

Kentucky Time Capsule

Knee High to a Sculpture

In the early 1970s-before she became a playwright and won both a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award-Marsha Norman worked in her hometown of Louisville as a social worker, teacher, and freelance writer. In this film, young Marsha makes Louisville's statues "talk" for a group of schoolchildren.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Mystery on the Prairie

Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles.

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3:00 am ET 2:00 am CT

KET

Independent Lens

The First Rainbow Coalition

See how community-based movements came together across lines of race and ethnicity to confront issues such as police brutality and substandard housing in 1960s Chicago.

KET2

No Passport Required

Houston

Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson in Houston - America's most diverse city - to explore the food and culture of its Nigerian and West African community.

KETKY

In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

Series Premiere: Showcase of Kentucky Talent

A mini-gala spotlighting Kentucky performing artists: Tim Lake and the Little Big Band, students from the Governor's School for the Arts, Miss Kentucky Veronica Duka, and Everett McCorvey and Alicia Helm. Sky Yancey hosts. A 1997 KET production.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Theodore Roosevelt/I Am Eleanor Roosevelt

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3:30 am ET 2:30 am CT

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

Bird in the Hand/Bye-Bye Birdie

Molly's consults her bird call book when she encounters a lost bird. Molly and Trini are alarmed when the baby puffin chicks begin to jump off a cliff!

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4:00 am ET 3:00 am CT

KET

Dead Reckoning: Champlain in America

This animated documentary shares the story of the brave explorer and visionary, Samuel de Champlain, who laid the foundation for a multicultural North America.

KET2

Independent Lens

The First Rainbow Coalition

See how community-based movements came together across lines of race and ethnicity to confront issues such as police brutality and substandard housing in 1960s Chicago.

KETKY

Journey Into WellBeing

Health explorer and Lexington native Debra Koerner travels the Bluegrass state and uncovers creative wellness initiatives across the Commonwealth. Kentucky's top wellness pros share their tips for enriching the lives of Kentuckians as well as all Americans.

KETKIDS

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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4:30 am ET 3:30 am CT

KETKIDS

Arthur

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever

Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's sweater are all in good fun, but her feelings are hurt. Everyone reminisces about their "best days" except Arthur.

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5:00 am ET 4:00 am CT

KET

A Place to Call Home

Season 6 - Against the Tide

As Carolyn reconnects with her old flame, Matthew tries to convince Olivia to stay with him. Jack suspects that local troublemaker Stan O'Rourke may have been responsible for Henry's accident, but he lacks proof of the crime.

KET2

Antiques Roadshow

Bonanzaville Hour 1

See the season's biggest find with a $500,000-$700,000 appraisal that literally floors the guest!

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Bowman's Valley School; Byron's Memory-Tom T. Hall; Mutton; Moment-Prohibitionist Mural

Restoring an African American schoolhouse in Bullitt County; Tom T. Hall shares his Kentucky roots in stories and songs; mutton fans flock to an Owensboro BBQ festival; and in a Kentucky Life Moment, a new mural gets painted in downtown Lexington.

KETKIDS

Ready Jet Go!

Mindy and Carrot Bake/Commander Cressida Begins

While searching for an ingredient to make a cake, Carrot and Mindy accidentally blast into outer space, and now must find a way home.

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5:30 am ET 4:30 am CT

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Malcolm Ratchford

Renee talks with Malcolm Ratchford, executive director of Community Action Council, an organization that helps thousands of low-income Central Kentuckians each year work toward greater economic security.

KETKIDS

WordGirl

Have You Seen the Remote?/Sidekicked to the Curb

Tobey and WordGirl team up to track down the missing remote control for his robots. The Whammer has had enough of all this sidekick business and wants to be his own boss, so he signs up for the Coach's motivational program.

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6:00 am ET 5:00 am CT

KET

Happy Yoga with Sarah Starr

Beach Cove

Seated postures to strengthen the legs are combined with upper body moves using a chair.

KET2

Amanpour and Company

KETKY

Ashland's Field of Dreams

Cincinnati Reds sportscaster Marty Brenneman narrates this sentimental look at playing baseball in Central Park in Ashland, Ky., during the 1950s.

KETKIDS

Cyberchase

Trash Creep

A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite's dome. Hacker searches for seeds to grow an army of monster plants.

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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

Cyberchase

Plantasaurus!

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

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7:00 am ET 6:00 am CT

KET

Curious George

George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey

George and Allie make a mud sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. George and Steve accidentally ruin the pictures Betsy planned to enter in a photo contest, so George attempts to duplicate them by retaking the shots.

KET2

NHK Newsline

KETKY

Bywords

Robyn Perlman

Robyn Perlman, founder of "Wings, Foundation for Children". A 1984 KET production.

KETKIDS

Arthur

Show Off/Dog's Best Friend

It's the Elwood City dog show and Killer is facing off against Sebastian Winkleplotz. Arthur agrees to watch Amigo while Alberto's off at camp.

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7:30 am ET 6:30 am CT

KET

Nature Cat

Houston's Outdoor Adventure/Hotel Hal

Houston trains for the Tough Track Adventure. Hal welcomes a family of voles into his home.

KET2

Sit and Be Fit

A Treat for Your Feet

KETKY

Great Leaders: The Black Odyssey of Lyman Johnson

A biography of Kentucky civil rights pioneer Lyman Johnson, told mostly in his own words. Born in Columbia, TN, into a family not far removed from slavery, Johnson earned bachelor's and master's degrees and then spent 40 years working for the Jefferson County schools. Along the way, he campaigned for equal rights for African-American teachers; was the plaintiff in the lawsuit that opened the University of Kentucky to black students; and worked for such organizations as the Kentucky Civil Liberties Union, the Urban League, and the Louisville chapter of the NAACP. Produced by WKPC/15, Louisville.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Rise of the Hydraclops/O Is Not for Old

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

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8:00 am ET 7:00 am CT

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Wild Kratts

The Blue and the Gray

A Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree!

KET2

Body Electric

KETKIDS

Ready Jet Go!

Moon Face/Lone Star 2 - Rocket Kids!

The kids observe the full Moon at night and wonder why it seems to have a "face." The kids build their own "foot rocket" after they dig up a part of an old rocket down by the Lake.

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8:30 am ET 7:30 am CT

KET

Molly of Denali

Turn on the Northern Lights/Fiddlesticks

Molly makes it her mission to show Trini the Northern Lights. Molly realizes she wants to play the drum instead of the fiddle, but has to figure out how to tell her friend, Oscar, that she won't be taking lessons from him anymore.

KET2

Workplace Essential Skills

Measurements and Formulas

Different units of measurement and how and when to apply them.

KETKY

Kentucky Entrepreneur

Bruce Lunsford

Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame inductee Bruce Lunsford founded and built a Louisville-based Fortune 500 company; helped bring the UPS hub to Louisville; has been a director, investor, and adviser on several successful start-up companies; and has also been active in thoroughbred racing and independent film production.

KETKIDS

Peg + Cat

The Package Problem/The Train Problem

Peg and Cat wait for a package but one minute feels like forever. Is there a thief on the Peg + Cat Express that is stealing lollipops, bananas, and chickens?

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9:00 am ET 8:00 am CT

KET

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Florence Nightingale/I Am George Washington Carver

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

KET2

It's Sew Easy

Lace Details

Rebecca Kemp Brent demonstrates a different way to add lace to a sleeve for a detailed finish.

KETKIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Morning, Noon, and Night/Mr. Bleakman's Special Day

Cleo learns about how to be a good houseguest when she spends a weekend at Clifford's. Mr. Bleakman is especially grumpy one day, and the dogs try doing "secret good deeds" to cheer him up.

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9:30 am ET 8:30 am CT

KET

Let's Go Luna!

You Can't Move the Moon/Lizardzilla!

Salami Strong gets injured and can't do his act in Tokyo, so Carmen enlists a Sumo wrestler. Leo is afraid of Lizardzilla movies, but after seeing how they're made in Tokyo, he overcomes his fear.

KET2

Fit 2 Stitch

The Blouse

Learn how to fit a blouse properly and change the tissue to duplicate our draped changes.

KETKY

Fostering Family: A KET Forum

The program examines progress and challenges to Kentucky's adoption and foster care system in the context of recent reform efforts that have been enacted by the Kentucky General Assembly.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

A Real Hoot/Amazing Tower of Igloos

Pinkalicious losies precious sleep after she befriends an owl in her backyard at bedtime. Pinkalicious and Peter build an igloo in the backyard.

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10:00 am ET 9:00 am CT

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Clean Up Time/Neighborhood Clean Up

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.

KET2

Tennessee Valley Uncharted

Fly, Fish and Field

Aerial Nicole tries her hand at duck hunting in Kentucky. Then it's off to Norris Dam for fly tying lessons and fishing with Trout Unlimited members. She visits the Dale Hollow Hatchery to see how various environmental groups keep our public waters stocked with fish.

KETKIDS

Sesame Street

Little Bo Peep Lost Her Cow

Little Bo Peep has lost her cow. Telly and Elmo, the Cowmonster Pair, are on the case!

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10:30 am ET 9:30 am CT

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad

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

KET2

Rick Steves' Europe

Salzburg and Surroundings

Birthplace of Mozart and home to a multitude of Sound of Music fantasies, Salzburg is a Baroque jewel of a town and a springboard for alpine fun—from thrilling summer bobsledding to idyllic boat rides in the Salzkammergut lake district.

KETKY

Bluegrass and Backroads

National Archery Contest; Berea College Agriculture; Primate Rescue Center; Blessings in a Backpack

The National Archery Contest in the Schools Championship, the agriculture program at Berea College, Primate Rescue Center, and Blessings in a Backpack are featured.

KETKIDS

Super Why!

The Princess and the Pea

With the annual Junior Princess Competition approaching, Princess Pea is worried that she won't be able to pass the test and win her golden crown. The Super Readers visit the story of "The Princess and the Pea" to learn how Pea's mother, Priscilla, handled her own princess test.

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11:00 am ET 10:00 am CT

KET

Sesame Street

Dinosaur in the Laundromat

Rudy, Zoe, and Rosita become scientists and investigate a strange noise they keep hearing.

KET2

Journeys in Japan

Ise: Pilgrimage to The Heart of Japan

Jennifer Julien takes in the most important rituals of the year, and experiences the culture that was cultivated over time through Ise worship.

KETKY

Kentucky Time Capsule

Knee High to a Sculpture

In the early 1970s-before she became a playwright and won both a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award-Marsha Norman worked in her hometown of Louisville as a social worker, teacher, and freelance writer. In this film, young Marsha makes Louisville's statues "talk" for a group of schoolchildren.

KETKIDS

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.

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11:30 am ET 10:30 am CT

KET

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

The Legend of Pinkfoot/Flossie the Mossling

Daddy tells the story of the legend of Pinkfoot, a pinkerocious creature with seven toes on her giant feet! Pinkalicious and Peter meet a mossling named Flossie who hears musical sounds in her stream.

KET2

GardenSMART

A cutting-edge nursery propagates trees and brings improved cultivars to the marketplace.

KET2

GardenSMART

Conifers can transform your landscape. Experts discuss conifer basics and trends at a nursery.

KETKY

In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

Series Premiere: Showcase of Kentucky Talent

A mini-gala spotlighting Kentucky performing artists: Tim Lake and the Little Big Band, students from the Governor's School for the Arts, Miss Kentucky Veronica Duka, and Everett McCorvey and Alicia Helm. Sky Yancey hosts. A 1997 KET production.

KETKIDS

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.

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12:00 pm ET 11:00 am CT

KET

Dinosaur Train

A Brand New Species

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

KET2

Ciao Italia

White Apron / Grembiule Bianco

Recipes include hearty osso buco with polenta and parmesan cheesecake made with crushed almond, twice-baked crust.

KETKIDS

Sid the Science Kid

Special Mom Day Meal

Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him.

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12:30 pm ET 11:30 am CT

KET

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Incredible Journey/Bamboozled

With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, the kids follow Samantha underwater and upriver on her incredible journey! Zhu Zhu the giant panda helps the kids discover all the wonderful things you can do with bamboo.

KET2

Joanne Weir's Plates and Places

The Secret Ingredients of Greece

Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean.

KETKY

Journey Into WellBeing

Health explorer and Lexington native Debra Koerner travels the Bluegrass state and uncovers creative wellness initiatives across the Commonwealth. Kentucky's top wellness pros share their tips for enriching the lives of Kentuckians as well as all Americans.

KETKIDS

Caillou

Old and New

Caillou looks for a special hiding place at Grandma and Grandpa's house and tries to decide whether he wants to contribute anything to the neighborhood rummage sale. After Caillou spills grape juice on his brand-new T-shirt, Grandma saves it from the trash by turning it into a one-of-a-kind tie-dyed shirt.

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1:00 pm ET 12:00 pm CT

KET

Sesame Street

Dinosaur in the Laundromat

Rudy, Zoe, and Rosita become scientists and investigate a strange noise they keep hearing.

KET2

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Pork and Potatoes

An herb-crusted pork roast, pot holders and perfect roasted fingerling potatoes are featured.

KETKIDS

Peep and the Big Wide World

The Disappearing Duck/Door Tour

Someone is stealing Chirp's water. Peep wants a new door for his can.

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1:30 pm ET 12:30 pm CT

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Splash and Bubbles

The Greatest Treasure of All/Crabulous

Flo and the kids set out on a mysterious journey to find a wonderful treasure. Myshell, an outgoing decorator crab, teaches Bubbles how to feel good about herself from the inside out.

KET2

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television

Thailand North to South

Delicious dishes include Southern Thai-style fried chicken and Thai braised pork and eggs.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Bowman's Valley School; Byron's Memory-Tom T. Hall; Mutton; Moment-Prohibitionist Mural

Restoring an African American schoolhouse in Bullitt County; Tom T. Hall shares his Kentucky roots in stories and songs; mutton fans flock to an Owensboro BBQ festival; and in a Kentucky Life Moment, a new mural gets painted in downtown Lexington.

KETKIDS

Martha Speaks

Martha And The Canine Caper/Perfectly Martha

Martha inadvertently helps some stray dogs rob Karl the butcher. The dogs at the Perfect Pup Institute are behaving a little too perfectly, and Martha is determined to find out what's going on before any more dogs lose their essential dogginess.

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2:00 pm ET 1:00 pm CT

KET

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

The Legend of Pinkfoot/Flossie the Mossling

Daddy tells the story of the legend of Pinkfoot, a pinkerocious creature with seven toes on her giant feet! Pinkalicious and Peter meet a mossling named Flossie who hears musical sounds in her stream.

KET2

Second Opinion

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder that presents in early childhood or adolescence.

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Malcolm Ratchford

Renee talks with Malcolm Ratchford, executive director of Community Action Council, an organization that helps thousands of low-income Central Kentuckians each year work toward greater economic security.

KETKIDS

Sesame Street

Little Bo Peep Lost Her Cow

Little Bo Peep has lost her cow. Telly and Elmo, the Cowmonster Pair, are on the case!

Top

2:30 pm ET 1:30 pm CT

KET

Let's Go Luna!

You Can't Move the Moon/Lizardzilla!

Salami Strong gets injured and can't do his act in Tokyo, so Carmen enlists a Sumo wrestler. Leo is afraid of Lizardzilla movies, but after seeing how they're made in Tokyo, he overcomes his fear.

KET2

Tennessee Valley Uncharted

Fly, Fish and Field

Aerial Nicole tries her hand at duck hunting in Kentucky. Then it's off to Norris Dam for fly tying lessons and fishing with Trout Unlimited members. She visits the Dale Hollow Hatchery to see how various environmental groups keep our public waters stocked with fish.

KETKY

Ashland's Field of Dreams

Cincinnati Reds sportscaster Marty Brenneman narrates this sentimental look at playing baseball in Central Park in Ashland, Ky., during the 1950s.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Miss Elaina Gets Hurt/Daniel Feels Better

Miss Elaina and Daniel crash into one another while playing and Lady Elaine makes them feel better. Daniel twists his ankle and goes to see Dr. Anna.

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3:00 pm ET 2:00 pm CT

KET

Nature Cat

Houston's Outdoor Adventure/Hotel Hal

Houston trains for the Tough Track Adventure. Hal welcomes a family of voles into his home.

KET2

Rick Steves' Europe

Salzburg and Surroundings

Birthplace of Mozart and home to a multitude of Sound of Music fantasies, Salzburg is a Baroque jewel of a town and a springboard for alpine fun—from thrilling summer bobsledding to idyllic boat rides in the Salzkammergut lake district.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Goes to Sleep/Prince Wednesday Sleeps Over

Daniel learns how to get calm and relax his body for bed. Prince Wednesday sleeps over.

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3:30 pm ET 2:30 pm CT

KET

Wild Kratts

A Huge Orange Problem

Chris and Martin learn about the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo. They learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness.

KET2

Journeys in Japan

Ise: Pilgrimage to The Heart of Japan

Jennifer Julien takes in the most important rituals of the year, and experiences the culture that was cultivated over time through Ise worship.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Hopkinsville Eclipse; Eclipse at Franklin; Man o' War Anniversary; Lost John

The community of Hopkinsville came together to support thousands coming to view 2017's Great American Eclipse; learn more about the science courtesy of the Franklin drive-in and the scientists and eclipse enthusiasts who came to Simpson County to view it; Doug and the Kentucky Horse Park celebrate the birthday of Man o'War as 2017 is the 100th anniversary of his birth; and before European settlement, native peoples made extensive use of Mammoth Cave.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

A Real Hoot/Amazing Tower of Igloos

Pinkalicious losies precious sleep after she befriends an owl in her backyard at bedtime. Pinkalicious and Peter build an igloo in the backyard.

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4:00 pm ET 3:00 pm CT

KET

Molly of Denali

Turn on the Northern Lights/Fiddlesticks

Molly makes it her mission to show Trini the Northern Lights. Molly realizes she wants to play the drum instead of the fiddle, but has to figure out how to tell her friend, Oscar, that she won't be taking lessons from him anymore.

KET2

The Woodwright's Shop

Big Ash Mallet!

With ash head and hickory handle, Roy shows how to make a mallet for the ages.

KETKY

Great Leaders: The Black Odyssey of Lyman Johnson

A biography of Kentucky civil rights pioneer Lyman Johnson, told mostly in his own words. Born in Columbia, TN, into a family not far removed from slavery, Johnson earned bachelor's and master's degrees and then spent 40 years working for the Jefferson County schools. Along the way, he campaigned for equal rights for African-American teachers; was the plaintiff in the lawsuit that opened the University of Kentucky to black students; and worked for such organizations as the Kentucky Civil Liberties Union, the Urban League, and the Louisville chapter of the NAACP. Produced by WKPC/15, Louisville.

KETKIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Blue Feet are Neat/A Little Reef Magic

Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! The Cat takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen.

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4:30 pm ET 3:30 pm CT

KET

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Florence Nightingale/I Am George Washington Carver

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

KET2

Classic Woodworking

Live Edge Coffee Table

Tom McLaughlin makes a spectacular coffee table with a waterfall end and wood base that creates a cantilevered effect. Tom also shows how to use hand tools to make a beautiful bowtie inlay.

KETKIDS

Dinosaur Train

Tiny's Fishing Friend/Butterflies

Tiny, Buddy, Cindy and Dad set out on a fun fishing trip where they run into Cassie Castrocauda. Don befriends a butterfly that he names Dan.

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5:00 pm ET 4:00 pm CT

KET

Odd Squad

The Jackies/Invasion of the Body Switchers

Ms. O and her team will stop at nothing to win their very first Jackie Award. When Ms. O and Oscar accidentally switch bodies, Olive and Otto must set things right.

KET2

Ciao Italia

White Apron / Grembiule Bianco

Recipes include hearty osso buco with polenta and parmesan cheesecake made with crushed almond, twice-baked crust.

KETKY

Kentucky Entrepreneur

Bruce Lunsford

Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame inductee Bruce Lunsford founded and built a Louisville-based Fortune 500 company; helped bring the UPS hub to Louisville; has been a director, investor, and adviser on several successful start-up companies; and has also been active in thoroughbred racing and independent film production.

KETKIDS

Let's Go Luna!

Andy's Big Show/Leo Moves It

Andy helps design a Rio Carnaval float. Leo wakes up to a sudden, unwanted, uncontrollable urge to dance the Samba in Rio.

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5:30 pm ET 4:30 pm CT

KET

Arthur

D.W., the Picky Eater/Buster and the Daredevils

D.W. throws a tantrum in a restaurant when someone tries to slip her some spinach. Two cool kids offer to teach Buster some skateboard tricks, but in return he has to do whatever they dare him to.

KET2

Joanne Weir's Plates and Places

The Secret Ingredients of Greece

Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean.

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

Wild Batts!/No Bird Left Behind!

Chris and Martin Kratt from Wild Kratts show up as two bat brothers whose tree home has been destroyed. Nature Cat and his friends help a Baltimore oriole with an injured wing.

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6:00 pm ET 5:00 pm CT

KET

Connections with Renee Shaw

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron

Renee speaks with Attorney General Daniel Cameron about his priorities for the legislative session and other topics.

KET2

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Pork and Potatoes

An herb-crusted pork roast, pot holders and perfect roasted fingerling potatoes are featured.

KETKY

Fostering Family: A KET Forum

The program examines progress and challenges to Kentucky's adoption and foster care system in the context of recent reform efforts that have been enacted by the Kentucky General Assembly.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Liturgusa Krattorum

Zach Varmitech and Donita Donata hatch a plan to capture all of a praying mantis species.

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6:30 pm ET 5:30 pm CT

KET

BBC World News America

KET2

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television

Thailand North to South

Delicious dishes include Southern Thai-style fried chicken and Thai braised pork and eggs.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Osprey

Chris, Martin, and Aviva are on a race to develop osprey powers in order to find the lost keys to the Tortuga.

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7:00 pm ET 6:00 pm CT

KET

PBS NewsHour

KET2

To Be Announced

KETKY

Bluegrass and Backroads

National Archery Contest; Berea College Agriculture; Primate Rescue Center; Blessings in a Backpack

The National Archery Contest in the Schools Championship, the agriculture program at Berea College, Primate Rescue Center, and Blessings in a Backpack are featured.

KETKIDS

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.

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7:30 pm ET 6:30 pm CT

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Kentucky Time Capsule

Knee High to a Sculpture

In the early 1970s-before she became a playwright and won both a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award-Marsha Norman worked in her hometown of Louisville as a social worker, teacher, and freelance writer. In this film, young Marsha makes Louisville's statues "talk" for a group of schoolchildren.

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Molly of Denali

Ice Sculpture/Tale of the Totem

Molly organizes an ice-sculpting competition in Qyah. Molly and Randall accidentally lose a piece of the totem pole needed for the totem pole raising in Sitka.

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8:00 pm ET 7:00 pm CT

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Nature

The Cheetah Children

For nearly two years in the forested hills of Zimbabwe, wildlife cameraman Kim Wolhuter shadowed a wild cheetah family on foot, to reveal the cubs' remarkable journey to adulthood and their mother's dedication in raising them.

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Masterpiece

Howards End - Episode Three

Margaret receives an unexpected offer from Henry. Helen is incensed by the unfair fate of the Basts. The three families collide at a wedding, and Henry's past is exposed.

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In Performance at the Governor's Mansion

Series Premiere: Showcase of Kentucky Talent

A mini-gala spotlighting Kentucky performing artists: Tim Lake and the Little Big Band, students from the Governor's School for the Arts, Miss Kentucky Veronica Duka, and Everett McCorvey and Alicia Helm. Sky Yancey hosts. A 1997 KET production.

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Odd Squad

Rise of the Hydraclops/O Is Not for Old

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

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8:30 pm ET 7:30 pm CT

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Arthur

Show Off/Dog's Best Friend

It's the Elwood City dog show and Killer is facing off against Sebastian Winkleplotz. Arthur agrees to watch Amigo while Alberto's off at camp.

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9:00 pm ET 8:00 pm CT

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Nova

The Planets: Ice Worlds

In the far reaches of the solar system, Uranus and Neptune dazzle with unexpected rings, supersonic winds, and dozens of moons. And NASA's New Horizons gets a stunning up-close view of Pluto before venturing deep into the Kuiper Belt.

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Masterpiece

Sanditon - Episode Four

Lord Babington courts Esther, who prefers Edward. Charlotte and Sidney clash over Miss Lambe's illicit meeting with Otis. Young Stringer and Charlotte strike up a friendship.

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Journey Into WellBeing

Health explorer and Lexington native Debra Koerner travels the Bluegrass state and uncovers creative wellness initiatives across the Commonwealth. Kentucky's top wellness pros share their tips for enriching the lives of Kentuckians as well as all Americans.

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Ready Jet Go!

Moon Face/Lone Star 2 - Rocket Kids!

The kids observe the full Moon at night and wonder why it seems to have a "face." The kids build their own "foot rocket" after they dig up a part of an old rocket down by the Lake.

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9:30 pm ET 8:30 pm CT

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WordGirl

News Girl/Diorama Drama: The Scene of the Crime

A new girl in school who fancies herself a great kid reporter could spell trouble for WordGirl. Becky dreads the Diorama Bonzana Extravaganza because art is not her strong suit.

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10:00 pm ET 9:00 pm CT

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Expedition with Steve Backshall

Suriname - Lost World

Travel to the Guiana Shield with Steve Backshall, whose mission is to discover its abundance of wildlife and natural wonders.

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Vienna Blood

The Last Seance (Part 2)

Max employs his psychoanalytic training to probe murder suspects' minds. Eventually, a thread emerges that takes Max and Oskar throughout Vienna. Solving the supernatural conundrum will threaten Oskar's career, and ultimately Max's life.

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Kentucky Life

Bowman's Valley School; Byron's Memory-Tom T. Hall; Mutton; Moment-Prohibitionist Mural

Restoring an African American schoolhouse in Bullitt County; Tom T. Hall shares his Kentucky roots in stories and songs; mutton fans flock to an Owensboro BBQ festival; and in a Kentucky Life Moment, a new mural gets painted in downtown Lexington.

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Sesame Street

Little Bo Peep Lost Her Cow

Little Bo Peep has lost her cow. Telly and Elmo, the Cowmonster Pair, are on the case!

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10:30 pm ET 9:30 pm CT

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Malcolm Ratchford

Renee talks with Malcolm Ratchford, executive director of Community Action Council, an organization that helps thousands of low-income Central Kentuckians each year work toward greater economic security.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Miss Elaina Gets Hurt/Daniel Feels Better

Miss Elaina and Daniel crash into one another while playing and Lady Elaine makes them feel better. Daniel twists his ankle and goes to see Dr. Anna.

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11:00 pm ET 10:00 pm CT

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Legislative Update

January 29, 2020

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Secrets of the Six Wives

Divorced, Beheaded, Survived

Worsley presents the last three wives: Anne of Cleves, called "ugly"; young Catherine Howard, whose tragic childhood was abusive; and finally, the far from saintly nurse, Katherine Parr.

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Jubilee

Sierra Hull & Highway 111

Rising mandolin star Sierra Hull and her band Highway 111 perform at the 3rd annual International Newgrass Festival. A 2012 KET production.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Goes to Sleep/Prince Wednesday Sleeps Over

Daniel learns how to get calm and relax his body for bed. Prince Wednesday sleeps over.

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11:30 pm ET 10:30 pm CT

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BBC World News

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Pinkalicious & Peterrific

A Real Hoot/Amazing Tower of Igloos

Pinkalicious losies precious sleep after she befriends an owl in her backyard at bedtime. Pinkalicious and Peter build an igloo in the backyard.

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