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Friday, August 5

early

12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

KET

Amanpour and Company

KET2

In Their Own Words

Queen Elizabeth II

The film follows the Queen's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle Edward VIII's stunning abdication, her father's coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War II, her own sudden ascension to the throne, and her eventful reign of more than 60 years.

KETKY

50 Years in the Mountains: The Story of the Christian Appalachian Project

Actor Martin Sheen narrates this history of Monsignor Ralph Beiting and the Christian Appalachian Project, an interdenominational, non-profit organization that serves Kentucky's mountain residents.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

The Yodel Birds Are Coming; A Lot of Hot

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

KETWORLD

America ReFramed

Where the Pavement Ends

Visit the Missouri towns of Kinloch and Ferguson, examining the shared histories and deep racial divides that affect both.

Top

12:30 am ET 11:30 pm CT

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Fixes Trolley/Problem Solver Daniel

Daniel accidentally breaks a wheel off Trolley while playing. Daniel and Miss Elaina work out a solution to fix a broken toy.

Top

1:00 am ET 12:00 am CT

KET

The Green Planet

Human Worlds

David Attenborough reveals how humans are helping plants, many of which face extinction, including projects in Africa and rebuilding a Brazilian rainforest tree by tree.

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Masterpiece

Grantchester - Season 7, Episode Four

A member of Will's congregation is found murdered just before a church fundraising event. It quickly becomes clear that the victim was not the upstanding member of the community Will believed him to have been.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Wildcat Service Dogs; Corvette Production; Steamboat Travel

At the University of Kentucky, the puppies of Wildcat Service Dogs accompany their student trainers almost everywhere, learning to become assistance dogs for individuals facing mobility challenges; in Bowling Green, a look at the Corvette production assembly line; and Doug experiences a mode of travel from America's earlier days, aboard a steamboat on the Ohio River. Hosted at the Life Adventure Center in Versailles.

KETKIDS

Alma's Way

Junior's Story; Anniversary Surprise

Alma and Andre help Junior write a book about a Puerto Rican boy, dinosaurs and the Bronx. Alma and Eddie surprise Nestor and Gloria for their anniversary.

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1:30 am ET 12:30 am CT

KETKY

Kentucky Collectibles

Chinese Ivory Card Case; 1960 Barbie; Jane Beshear

Expert appraisers examine a 19th Century Chinese Ivory Card Case and a 1960 Barbie including its collection of clothes and accessories. Plus, host Amy Hess talks with Kentucky's First Lady, Jane Beshear, about the collectibles found in the Governor's Mansion.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Mary Anning /I Am Charlie Chaplin

Mary Anning inspires Xavier and Yadina to continue working on a tricky art project. Charlie Chaplin helps Yadina cheer up Dr. Zoom.

KETWORLD

Why This Moment

People in Richmond, Virginia protest over repeated acts of police brutality against people of color.

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2:00 am ET 1:00 am CT

KET

Nova

NOVA Universe Revealed: Black Holes

A new generation of high-powered telescopes brings black holes to light. Animation reveals what happens when objects stray too close to a black hole's point of no return.

KET2

COBRA

Season 2, Episode Four

Following the latest shocking discovery, the team scrambles to understand what it means. It's clearly a message, but who is the sender?

KETKY

Kentucky Muse

Ed McClanahan

Part of the acclaimed KET series "Signature", this 1995 documentary profiles author and University of Kentucky professor Ed McClanahan, from his experiences as a member of the Merry Pranksters in California in the 1960s to his sprawling novel "The Natural Man" and his autobiographical work "Famous People I Have Known". A 2010 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.

KETWORLD

Kingdoms of the Sky: Andes

Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Experience the astonishing natural life found in the world's longest mountain range.

Top

2:30 am ET 1:30 am CT

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

Monumental Problem / Super Lift

Our heroes must figure out how to repair Hero Hill when a nose breaks off a face on the monument. Sparks' Crew tries to help change a broken wheel on a hot dog cart.

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The "Let's Learn Kentucky" logo in white on a teal background, the copy, "An easy-to-navigate resource hub for parents and caregivers", and an illustration of a child stacking letter blocks A to E, along with a button that says, "Learn More".The "Let's Learn Kentucky" logo in white on a teal background, the copy, "This easy-to-navigate resource hub for parents and caregivers focuses on a child's early years -- an especially important developmental time.", and an illustration of a child stacking letter blocks A to E, along with a button that says, "Learn More".

3:00 am ET 2:00 am CT

KET

Expedition with Steve Backshall

Socorro: Expedition Shark Island

Steve joins forces with shark scientist Mauricio Hoyos to discover where shark mothers give birth and help protect a new generation of these ocean giants in the Eastern Pacific.

KET2

Beyond The Powder: The Legacy of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race

Female pilots of the 2014 Air Race Classic racers make their way across the country, while telling the story of the first women's cross-country air race of 1929, also known as the Powder Puff Derby.

KETKY

Distinguished Kentuckian

William H. Neal

A profile of William H. Neal, a civic leader from Owensboro. Neal talks about his first job as a newspaper carrier at the age of 9, his aspirations of becoming a professional baseball player, and his 36-year career with Western Kentucky Gas Company. A 1985 KET production.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus

Zach Varmitech has kidnapped walruses to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line.

KETWORLD

PBS NewsHour

Episode 25

Top

3:30 am ET 2:30 am CT

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Fireflies

Donita Donata has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly dress.

Top

4:00 am ET 3:00 am CT

KET

Troubled Waters: A Turtle's Tale

The documentary examines the effects of global warming, water pollution, red tide, and other human-made problems endangering sea turtles. Peter Coyote narrates.

KET2

Alzheimer's: What You Can Do

Research shows how social interactions, diet, sleep, exercise, stress levels and daily health habits have dramatic effects on cognitive abilities as people age.

KETKY

Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films By Max Moore and Evan Sennett

Max Moore's "Check Out Line" is the story of procrastination and infatuation; "Writing the Big One" by Evan Sennett is a classic detective story in modern times.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Deposit Slip Up/Villains Always Win

Odd Squad builds an exact replica of the villain's vault to intercept a jetpack. Olympia tries to win back a stolen gadget on a villain game show.

KETWORLD

Amanpour and Company

Top

4:30 am ET 3:30 am CT

KETKY

Run That by Me Again

Kentucky vs. Holy Cross, 1948

Guests include Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones and Dale Barnstable. A 1977 KET production.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Other Olympia/Total Zeros

Agent Olympia is not happy when an agent with the same name shows up at headquarters. Ms. O tells Olympia and Otis a story about a famous villain duo.

Top

5:00 am ET 4:00 am CT

KET

Great White Shark: New Perspectives on an Ancient Predator

Top divers, biologists and shark scientists come to a pivotal moment in our understanding of the Great White.

KET2

Sweet Home Monteverde

In 1950, Quaker families from rural Fairhope, Alabama embark on a journey to emigrate to Costa Rica.

KETKY

Senior Moments

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

KETKIDS

Arthur

For the Birds/Ungifted

Brain dreams of being the first to spot a rare bird called the green-tailed grebe. Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy to get out of "favor debt" to Arthur.

KETWORLD

Our Time

PTSD and Mental Illness

Filmmakers Bailey Francisco and Madison Goddard tackle PTSD and bipolar disorder head-on.

Top

5:30 am ET 4:30 am CT

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

50th Anniversary of the March on Frankfort

Renee discusses the 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1964 March on Frankfort with historians and participants including: NAACP Louisville leader Raoul Cunningham and former state Senator Georgia Davis Powers.

KETKIDS

Arthur

What Scared Sue Ellen?/Clarissa Is Cracked

Sue Ellen, who's not afraid of much, hears a really scary howling noise in the woods and tries to get the gang to help her investigate. Grandma Thora lends D.W. an antique porcelain doll for a week.

KETWORLD

Stories from the Stage

No Matter What

Susanne learns about love and the virtues of a well-built campfire; Jose journeys to the U.S. and the possibility of a brighter future; and Annemarie discovers that letting go is not the same as giving up.

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morning

6:00 am ET 5:00 am CT

KET

Body Electric

Low-impact exercises.

KET2

Amanpour and Company

KETKY

WoodSongs

Jug Band Celebration featuring Jim Kweskin, Jerron Blind Boy Paxton and The Steel City Jug Slammers

Celebrate the music and history of jug bands with great musicians from across the country.

KETKIDS

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Be Cool/Elephant Walk

Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? They visit the Dizzle-dazzle Desert. Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool.

KETWORLD

BBC World News

Top

6:30 am ET 5:30 am CT

KET

Yoga in Practice

Where You Look Matters

Twisting is beneficial for our spines and our digestion and helps to balance our physical energy.

KETKIDS

Ready Jet Go!

Ice Moon Enceladus/What Goes Up....

Sean sets up a snow cone stand on a hot day to help raise money to send a spaceship to Mars. Jet builds a mini-flying saucer in his garage and wants to test it, but to succeed, he has to learn what gravity is and how it works.

KETWORLD

Dw Global 3000

A theater group in Kenya is raising awareness of climate change and helping communities find solutions. Does the answer to our energy problem lie in the power of the seas? And the secret to a long and healthy life and a visit to California.

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Kentucky Edition host Renee Shaw in a green dress with the logo superimposed over the image along with a CHECK SCHEDULE button.Kentucky Edition host Renee Shaw in a green dress with the set behind her and the logo superimposed over the image along with a CHECK SCHEDULE button.

7:00 am ET 6:00 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

NHK Newsline

KETKY

Bywords

William Sturgill

William "Bill" Sturgill, secretary of the Kentucky Department of Energy, talks about the work of the department and the importance of coal to the state. A 1980 KET production.

KETKIDS

Peg + Cat

Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 1

The President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to solve a problem of national importance: strange signals are coming from space, in a pattern.

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Host Dr. Wayne Tuckson in a dark shirt and gray jacket on the program set with a "Check Schedule" button.Host Dr. Wayne Tuckson in a dark shirt and gray jacket on the program set with a "Check Schedule" button.

7:00 am ET 6:00 am CT

KETWORLD

Newsroom Tokyo

Top

7:30 am ET 6:30 am CT

KET

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.

KET2

Sit and Be Fit

Tai Chi

Tai Chi movements, along with brain and visualization exercises, provide a great warm-up.

KETKY

Igniting the Flame of Curiosity

Filmed over two summers, this documentary explores the history and mission of the Governor's Scholars Program and its pivotal role in enhancing the next generation of leaders. The film features interviews with over seventy scholars, faculty, and alumni. A Michael Breeding MEDIA production.

KETKIDS

Super Why!

The Adventures of Math-a-Million

The super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies.

Top

7:40 am ET 6:40 am CT

KETWORLD

Direct Talk

News, current affairs and documentaries are utilized to explore the complex worlds of Japan and Asia.

Top

8:00 am ET 7:00 am CT

KET

Hero Elementary

All Over the Map/Lights Go Down in City Town

The crew uses a map to help them identify a bird's locations and follow it through Citytown. The team investigates how to make the sky darker from the bright city lights to see a meteor shower.

KET2

Body Electric

Low-impact exercises.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

You Are Special/Daniel Is Special

The children are putting on a show at school today, each doing something that makes them special. Dad reminds Daniel of the things that make him special, like his whimsical imagination!

KETWORLD

America ReFramed

Where the Pavement Ends

Visit the Missouri towns of Kinloch and Ferguson, examining the shared histories and deep racial divides that affect both.

Top

8:30 am ET 7:30 am CT

KET

Alma's Way

Lucas Left Out/The Sweetest Treat

Alma cheers up Lucas after he misses out on a trip to the Statue of Liberty. Alma and Andre help Dona Carmen with a recipe.

KET2

Workplace Essential Skills

Interviewing

How to prepare for the job interview.

KETKY

50 Years in the Mountains: The Story of the Christian Appalachian Project

Actor Martin Sheen narrates this history of Monsignor Ralph Beiting and the Christian Appalachian Project, an interdenominational, non-profit organization that serves Kentucky's mountain residents.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

The Baby Is Here

Everyone welcomes the new baby, Margaret, home to the family.

Top

9:00 am ET 8:00 am CT

KET

Curious George

Plastics!/Hide and Go Sheep

George avoids using plastic to help save the environment, but then learns how to reduce, reuse and recycle it. George, Bill and Allie play hide-and-seek to determine who gets the last piece of pie, but then they must help find a missing lamb.

KET2

Beads, Baubles & Jewels

Tools

The feature element is tools. Melissa Muir transforms metal using a rolling mill and disc cutters.

KETKIDS

Sesame Street

Karli's Life Box

Elmo, Abby, and their new friend Karli, who's living with foster parents until her mom can take good care of her again, draw pictures of their families and create treasure boxes to hold all the things that remind them of home.

Top

9:30 am ET 8:30 am CT

KET

Sesame Street

The Alphabet Scavenger Hunt

Big Bird and Snuffy host an alphabet scavenger hunt. Charlie, Elmo and Abby work together to find things that start with each letter of the alphabet and finish before time is up.

KET2

Knit and Crochet Now

Pocket Shawls

Texture message pocket shawl; leaf of life knit scarf; an easy-to-knit wrap knit shawl suitable for year-round use.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Wildcat Service Dogs; Corvette Production; Steamboat Travel

At the University of Kentucky, the puppies of Wildcat Service Dogs accompany their student trainers almost everywhere, learning to become assistance dogs for individuals facing mobility challenges; in Bowling Green, a look at the Corvette production assembly line; and Doug experiences a mode of travel from America's earlier days, aboard a steamboat on the Ohio River. Hosted at the Life Adventure Center in Versailles.

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

The Paper Trail; Bath Time

Elinor and her friends need to find more paper for their storybook. Elinor, Ari, and Olive learn about different ways that animals keep themselves clean.

KETWORLD

Why This Moment

People in Richmond, Virginia protest over repeated acts of police brutality against people of color.

Top

10:00 am ET 9:00 am CT

KET

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.

KET2

Wild Travels

Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland, Colorado, features team coffin races, a polar plunge, a parade of hearses and a frozen T-shirt contest.

KETKY

Kentucky Collectibles

Chinese Ivory Card Case; 1960 Barbie; Jane Beshear

Expert appraisers examine a 19th Century Chinese Ivory Card Case and a 1960 Barbie including its collection of clothes and accessories. Plus, host Amy Hess talks with Kentucky's First Lady, Jane Beshear, about the collectibles found in the Governor's Mansion.

KETKIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Farm Friends/The Big Book Giveaway

The kids start their very own farm. Clifford's favorite book gets donated.

KETWORLD

Kingdoms of the Sky: Andes

Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Experience the astonishing natural life found in the world's longest mountain range.

Top

10:30 am ET 9:30 am CT

KET

Donkey Hodie

Art Show Today; The Lavender Lights

Donkey creates a sculpture for the Someplace Else art show. Duck Duck must overcome his fear of spaceships so he can go see the Lavender Lights in outer space.

KET2

Curious Traveler

England's Curious Great West Way

Stonehenge, Bath's masonic architecture, the Roman Baths, and the S.S. Great Britain are explored.

KETKY

Kentucky Muse

Ed McClanahan

Part of the acclaimed KET series "Signature", this 1995 documentary profiles author and University of Kentucky professor Ed McClanahan, from his experiences as a member of the Merry Pranksters in California in the 1960s to his sprawling novel "The Natural Man" and his autobiographical work "Famous People I Have Known". A 2010 KET production.

KETKIDS

Dinosaur Train

Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part One/Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part Two

The whole Pteranodon Family takes a rollicking adventure on the Dinosaur Train Riverboat! Grandpa Pteranodon tells Buddy about the Legend of Admiral Globidens.

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The words, "YOUNG WRITERS CONTEST" on a variegated colorful background along with a LEARN MORE button.The words, "YOUNG WRITERS CONTEST" on a variegated colorful background along with a LEARN MORE button.

11:00 am ET 10:00 am CT

KET

Rick Steves' Europe

Glasgow and Scottish Passions

Glasgow, once an industrial powerhouse, offers a fun look at Scotland's vibrantly gritty urban side. Leaving town, Rick taps into Scottish passions as he tours historic Stirling Castle, enjoys a bagpiping lesson, and more.

KET2

Tennessee Wild Side

Snorkeling; Long Hunter State Park; Snakes; Sandhill Cranes

Learn about snorkeling, go to Long Hunter State Park, teenagers look for snakes, and biologists study Sandhill Cranes.

KETKIDS

Let's Go Luna!

Nature Calls/Story Story

In Juneau, Leo realizes wild animals need their own space. Carmen learns to appreciate the tradition of native Alaskan spoken-word storytelling.

KETWORLD

Our Time

PTSD and Mental Illness

Filmmakers Bailey Francisco and Madison Goddard tackle PTSD and bipolar disorder head-on.

Top

11:30 am ET 10:30 am CT

KET

This Old House

Essex 2012/13, A Home for Mom & Dad

Interior designer Keith Musinski gives a grand tour of the beautifully decorated "English cottage."

KET2

America's Heartland

Minnesota farmers work together to transform sugar beets fresh from the fields into sugar products.

KETKY

Distinguished Kentuckian

William H. Neal

A profile of William H. Neal, a civic leader from Owensboro. Neal talks about his first job as a newspaper carrier at the age of 9, his aspirations of becoming a professional baseball player, and his 36-year career with Western Kentucky Gas Company. A 1985 KET production.

KETKIDS

Curious George

Plastics!/Hide and Go Sheep

George avoids using plastic to help save the environment, but then learns how to reduce, reuse and recycle it. George, Bill and Allie play hide-and-seek to determine who gets the last piece of pie, but then they must help find a missing lamb.

KETWORLD

Stories from the Stage

No Matter What

Susanne learns about love and the virtues of a well-built campfire; Jose journeys to the U.S. and the possibility of a brighter future; and Annemarie discovers that letting go is not the same as giving up.

Top
afternoon

12:00 pm ET 11:00 am CT

KET

The Green Planet

Human Worlds

David Attenborough reveals how humans are helping plants, many of which face extinction, including projects in Africa and rebuilding a Brazilian rainforest tree by tree.

KET2

Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board

A Life of Wellness

Recipes include orange fennel salad, spiced apple and quinoa porridge and penne with arugula pesto.

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

Ants Revolution/Tide Pool Tough

Nature Cat and his pals try to get a special dessert back for Squeeks from a group of ants. Nature Cat would love to join his friends in the ocean but he is scared of the water!

KETWORLD

Amanpour and Company

Top

12:30 pm ET 11:30 am CT

KET2

Simply Ming

Broccoli and Beef

Beef and broccoli noodles with garlic and fresh minced ginger and vegan Beef and Broccoli Bing are made.

KETKY

Let It Grow

Master gardener Claude Stephens introduces segments about the art of gardening, from spring planting to preparing gardens for winter. The program includes visits to backyard gardens; the Food Literacy Project at Oxmoor Farm in Louisville; the Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky; and the Lexington Farmers' Market.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Mary Shelley/I Am Harry Houdini

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

Top

1:00 pm ET 12:00 pm CT

KET

Finding Your Roots

Italian Roots

Discover the Italian roots of talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei, and John Turturro, whose ancestors made immense sacrifices to bring their families from Italy to America.

KET2

Lidia's Kitchen

Italian Essentials

Classic Italian recipes include chicken parmigiana, arancini and Bolognese sauce.

KETKY

Run That by Me Again

Kentucky vs. Holy Cross, 1948

Guests include Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones and Dale Barnstable. A 1977 KET production.

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

New Nivagi/Crane Song

Molly is entrusted with her Grandpa Nat's secret nivagi recipe for the annual Qyah Ice Cream Competition. Molly can't wait to help Nina and Dr. Antigone band baby cranes.

KETWORLD

GZERO World with Ian Bremmer

Saving Social Media

Top

1:30 pm ET 12:30 pm CT

KET2

To Dine For with Kate Sullivan

Deepak Chopra, Author and Spiritual Teacher

Author Deepak Chopra shares how he brings an idea to execution through the power of the mind.

KETKY

Kentucky Health

Urinary Tract Reconstruction and Incontinence

Dr. Uzoma A. Anele, director of genitourinary reconstructive surgery at the University of Louisville, talks about surgical and non-surgical options for treating urinary incontinence.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

Super Summertime / Snowy Journey

The team takes Fur Blur to see a veterinarian, but it is a challenge to get there through the snow. Sparks' Crew works together to devise solutions for adapting different activities to seasonal changes.

KETWORLD

Dw Global 3000

A theater group in Kenya is raising awareness of climate change and helping communities find solutions. Does the answer to our energy problem lie in the power of the seas? And the secret to a long and healthy life and a visit to California.

Top

2:00 pm ET 1:00 pm CT

KET

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Rosa Parks/I Am Thurgood Marshall

Xavier, Yadina, and Brad learn a lesson about treating everyone equally when they meet Rosa Parks. Thurgood Marshall shows Xavier how to be fair with everyone when it comes to a big piece of pie.

KET2

Second Opinion with Joan Lunden

Lung Cancer

The new lung cancer screening guidelines allow for the screening for younger individuals.

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

50th Anniversary of the March on Frankfort

Renee discusses the 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1964 March on Frankfort with historians and participants including: NAACP Louisville leader Raoul Cunningham and former state Senator Georgia Davis Powers.

KETKIDS

Cyberchase

A Reboot Eve to Remember

It's Reboot Day! All of cyberspace celebrates a fresh start and the bots make Reboot resolutions!

KETWORLD

Our Time

PTSD and Mental Illness

Filmmakers Bailey Francisco and Madison Goddard tackle PTSD and bipolar disorder head-on.

Top

2:30 pm ET 1:30 pm CT

KET

Let's Go Luna!

Story of Smoothie/Andy the Giant

Leo thinks that Wrinkles, his tortoise, is connected to a sultan in Topkapi Palace. Andy has trouble making a drawing of Hagia Sophia.

KET2

Wild Travels

Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland, Colorado, features team coffin races, a polar plunge, a parade of hearses and a frozen T-shirt contest.

KETKY

WoodSongs

Jug Band Celebration featuring Jim Kweskin, Jerron Blind Boy Paxton and The Steel City Jug Slammers

Celebrate the music and history of jug bands with great musicians from across the country.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Invasion of the Flutterbugs/Ballet of the Bells

The Pinkertons are shocked to find their house is suddenly swarming with Flutterbugs! Pinkalicious and Peter find a box of handbells and their playing attracts the fairy, Bellerina!

KETWORLD

Stories from the Stage

No Matter What

Susanne learns about love and the virtues of a well-built campfire; Jose journeys to the U.S. and the possibility of a brighter future; and Annemarie discovers that letting go is not the same as giving up.

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

3:00 pm ET 2:00 pm CT

KET

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Sweet Pea Pixie/Pink Piper

It's time for the Sweet Pea Pixies to emerge from their pods, but one of them has trouble flying. Pinkalicious writes a song about her favorite color.

KET2

Curious Traveler

England's Curious Great West Way

Stonehenge, Bath's masonic architecture, the Roman Baths, and the S.S. Great Britain are explored.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

That Unicorn Feeling; School Rules

Kendra accidentally causes Goldie the unicorn to go missing. Pinkalicious brings her pet unicorn to school and discovers that even imaginary unicorns have to follow rules.

KETWORLD

America ReFramed

Where the Pavement Ends

Visit the Missouri towns of Kinloch and Ferguson, examining the shared histories and deep racial divides that affect both.

Top

3:30 pm ET 2:30 pm CT

KET

Dinosaur Train

Crystal and King Benefit Concert: Part One and Two

When Crystal and the King go for a trip to the Big Pond, they learn that it's being recklessly overfished!

KET2

Tennessee Wild Side

Snorkeling; Long Hunter State Park; Snakes; Sandhill Cranes

Learn about snorkeling, go to Long Hunter State Park, teenagers look for snakes, and biologists study Sandhill Cranes.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Haunts of Owensboro/Hardin Co. Marker/The Whipps/Louisville Food Trucks

The spooky side of local history is featured in the Haunts of Owensboro walking tours; the Haycraft Inn marker in Hardin County states it was a popular stop for stagecoaches; Greenup County band The Whipps play original music they call hick-hop; and Louisville food trucks offer a variety of cuisines.

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

The Paper Trail; Bath Time

Elinor and her friends need to find more paper for their storybook. Elinor, Ari, and Olive learn about different ways that animals keep themselves clean.

Top

4:00 pm ET 3:00 pm CT

KET

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Towel Team Go!/Puppy Preschool

When the kids lose a medal honoring Fire Chief Franklin, they become superheroes in order to find it before his ceremony. Clifford, Bailey and Tucker create a puppy preschool to help Fisherman Charlie's new puppy learn how to be mindful of others.

KET2

This Old House

Saratoga Springs | A Legacy Restored

It's a wrap on the multigenerational 1864 Dutch Colonial, reconstructed into a two-family home with an open floor plan. The crew gets a tour of the finished project.

KETKY

Igniting the Flame of Curiosity

Filmed over two summers, this documentary explores the history and mission of the Governor's Scholars Program and its pivotal role in enhancing the next generation of leaders. The film features interviews with over seventy scholars, faculty, and alumni. A Michael Breeding MEDIA production.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

The Cow and Potato Bug Opera/Everything Explorers

Donkey is excited about directing a new show starring all her pals. Donkey and Panda discover a surprise spider.

Top

4:30 pm ET 3:30 pm CT

KET

Nature Cat

Agents of the Great Outdoors/The Nature-tastic Four

Nature Cat and the gang help deliver a possum's letter to his wife in the big city. The crew must stop an evil gerbil from stealing the sunset.

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Ask This Old House

Pizza Oven Repair, What Is It?

Nathan explains the anatomy of track saws; Mark repoints an outdoor pizza oven; The Ask This Old House team comes together for a 20th Anniversary "What Is It?"

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Curious George

Plastics!/Hide and Go Sheep

George avoids using plastic to help save the environment, but then learns how to reduce, reuse and recycle it. George, Bill and Allie play hide-and-seek to determine who gets the last piece of pie, but then they must help find a missing lamb.

KETWORLD

Why This Moment

People in Richmond, Virginia protest over repeated acts of police brutality against people of color.

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Odd Squad

Rookie Night/Who Let the Doug Out?

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

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Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board

A Life of Wellness

Recipes include orange fennel salad, spiced apple and quinoa porridge and penne with arugula pesto.

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50 Years in the Mountains: The Story of the Christian Appalachian Project

Actor Martin Sheen narrates this history of Monsignor Ralph Beiting and the Christian Appalachian Project, an interdenominational, non-profit organization that serves Kentucky's mountain residents.

KETKIDS

Alma's Way

Coqui Quest; Chalk the Block

Alma and her friends play a game, hoping they might find a coqui frog that only lives in Puerto Rico. Alma helps Andre complete a chalk masterpiece.

KETWORLD

DW News

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Arthur

Binky Rules/Meet Binky

When the name "Binky" is written in graffiti all over the school, Binky says he didn't do it. Is there another Binky? Fern and Buster play detective to solve the case.

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Simply Ming

Broccoli and Beef

Beef and broccoli noodles with garlic and fresh minced ginger and vegan Beef and Broccoli Bing are made.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Mary Shelley/I Am Harry Houdini

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

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BBC World News America

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BBC World News America

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Lidia's Kitchen

Italian Essentials

Classic Italian recipes include chicken parmigiana, arancini and Bolognese sauce.

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Kentucky Life

Wildcat Service Dogs; Corvette Production; Steamboat Travel

At the University of Kentucky, the puppies of Wildcat Service Dogs accompany their student trainers almost everywhere, learning to become assistance dogs for individuals facing mobility challenges; in Bowling Green, a look at the Corvette production assembly line; and Doug experiences a mode of travel from America's earlier days, aboard a steamboat on the Ohio River. Hosted at the Life Adventure Center in Versailles.

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

New Nivagi/Crane Song

Molly is entrusted with her Grandpa Nat's secret nivagi recipe for the annual Qyah Ice Cream Competition. Molly can't wait to help Nina and Dr. Antigone band baby cranes.

KETWORLD

France 24

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Kentucky Edition

August 5, 2022

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To Dine For with Kate Sullivan

Deepak Chopra, Author and Spiritual Teacher

Author Deepak Chopra shares how he brings an idea to execution through the power of the mind.

KETKY

Kentucky Collectibles

Chinese Ivory Card Case; 1960 Barbie; Jane Beshear

Expert appraisers examine a 19th Century Chinese Ivory Card Case and a 1960 Barbie including its collection of clothes and accessories. Plus, host Amy Hess talks with Kentucky's First Lady, Jane Beshear, about the collectibles found in the Governor's Mansion.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

Super Summertime / Snowy Journey

The team takes Fur Blur to see a veterinarian, but it is a challenge to get there through the snow. Sparks' Crew works together to devise solutions for adapting different activities to seasonal changes.

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KETWORLD

NHK Newsline

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PBS NewsHour

Episode 26

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Finding Your Roots

Italian Roots

Discover the Italian roots of talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei, and John Turturro, whose ancestors made immense sacrifices to bring their families from Italy to America.

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Kentucky Muse

Ed McClanahan

Part of the acclaimed KET series "Signature", this 1995 documentary profiles author and University of Kentucky professor Ed McClanahan, from his experiences as a member of the Merry Pranksters in California in the 1960s to his sprawling novel "The Natural Man" and his autobiographical work "Famous People I Have Known". A 2010 KET production.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

The Royal Sandcastle Builders; Bobski Bounce

Donkey and Panda get frustrated when the sandcastle they are building at the beach keeps falling. Donkey tries to complete the Bobski Bounce Challenge.

KETWORLD

Magical Land of Oz

Land

Discover how animals have learned to thrive across Australia's extremes, including a tree-dwelling kangaroo, a spider that survives underwater, and a bird that spreads fire.

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Donkey Hodie

The Yodel Birds Are Coming; A Lot of Hot

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

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Comment on Kentucky

August 5, 2022

Bill Bryant and journalists are live from Fancy Farm, previewing the political speeches and discussing news of the week. Scheduled guests: Austin Horn, Lexington Herald-Leader Liam Niemeyer, WKMS in Murray; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal.

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Doc Martin

Movement

In a life-changing decision, Bert Large abandons his plumbing business to open his own restaurant. The opening of Large's restaurant is far from a success, when Doc Martin, who has a phobia about blood, finds a spot of blood on his plate. To make matters worse for Bert, the following day, the doctor's office is inundated with patients with symptoms of food poisoning, and all claiming to have eaten at his restaurant.

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Distinguished Kentuckian

William H. Neal

A profile of William H. Neal, a civic leader from Owensboro. Neal talks about his first job as a newspaper carrier at the age of 9, his aspirations of becoming a professional baseball player, and his 36-year career with Western Kentucky Gas Company. A 1985 KET production.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

The Cow and Potato Bug Opera/Everything Explorers

Donkey is excited about directing a new show starring all her pals. Donkey and Panda discover a surprise spider.

KETWORLD

Magical Land of Oz

Ocean

Below the surface of Australia's three surrounding oceans is an abundance of unique marine wildlife, from predators in the Indian Ocean to the animals living in the Pacific and Southern Oceans.

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Washington Week

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

Growing the Ungrowdenia; Camp Buddy Buddy

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

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The Great American Recipe

Family

Celebrate family as the four remaining cooks prepare two dishes inspired by their friends and families. Whether it's a neighbor's lasagna or a dish passed down from grandma, the judges are in for some heartfelt food.

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Movie Classics

Gaslight

A woman falls in love with a charming man, but soon begins to notice strange goings-on. Starring Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer (1944).

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Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films By Max Moore and Evan Sennett

Max Moore's "Check Out Line" is the story of procrastination and infatuation; "Writing the Big One" by Evan Sennett is a classic detective story in modern times.

KETKIDS

Arthur

The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker

Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. Francine and Muffy scheme to set up their older siblings Chip and Catherine. If the two got married that would make the girls sisters! But plans go awry, and Francine and Muffy decide that merging families may not be for the best.

KETWORLD

Magical Land of Oz

Human

Despite Australia's relatively small population, the human impact on wildlife has been dramatic. In Melbourne, possums have taken to sharing trees in busy city parks. Eastern water dragons have become metropolitan dragons in Brisbane - genetically different and twice the size of their wild cousins.

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Run That by Me Again

Kentucky vs. Holy Cross, 1948

Guests include Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones and Dale Barnstable. A 1977 KET production.

KETKIDS

Arthur

Double Tibble Trouble/Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music Festival

One of the Tibble twins is sick, but the gang soon discovers that just one Tibble is not that much easier to handle than two. Arthur and his friends make their own music videos.

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One Voice: The Songs We Share

Country

Leslie Jordan hosts a range of country music performances featuring Jake Blount, Claybourne Elder, Nic Gareiss, Travis Howard, Senor May with Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra.

KETKY

Kentucky Edition

August 5, 2022

KETKIDS

Cyberchase

A Reboot Eve to Remember

It's Reboot Day! All of cyberspace celebrates a fresh start and the bots make Reboot resolutions!

KETWORLD

PBS NewsHour

Episode 26

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Antiques Roadshow Recut

Desert Botanical Garden, Part 1

Phenomenal Phoenix finds include a carved nephrite necklace, Neil Armstrong-signed Apollo 11 moon landing photos and 1993 "Magic: The Gathering" Beta cards.

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Connections with Renee Shaw

50th Anniversary of the March on Frankfort

Renee discusses the 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1964 March on Frankfort with historians and participants including: NAACP Louisville leader Raoul Cunningham and former state Senator Georgia Davis Powers.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Invasion of the Flutterbugs/Ballet of the Bells

The Pinkertons are shocked to find their house is suddenly swarming with Flutterbugs! Pinkalicious and Peter find a box of handbells and their playing attracts the fairy, Bellerina!

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BBC World News

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Kentucky Edition

August 5, 2022

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WoodSongs

Jug Band Celebration featuring Jim Kweskin, Jerron Blind Boy Paxton and The Steel City Jug Slammers

Celebrate the music and history of jug bands with great musicians from across the country.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

That Unicorn Feeling; School Rules

Kendra accidentally causes Goldie the unicorn to go missing. Pinkalicious brings her pet unicorn to school and discovers that even imaginary unicorns have to follow rules.

KETWORLD

Dw The Day

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Kentucky Edition

August 5, 2022

KET2

Comment on Kentucky

August 5, 2022

Bill Bryant and journalists are live from Fancy Farm, previewing the political speeches and discussing news of the week. Scheduled guests: Austin Horn, Lexington Herald-Leader Liam Niemeyer, WKMS in Murray; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal.

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

The Paper Trail; Bath Time

Elinor and her friends need to find more paper for their storybook. Elinor, Ari, and Olive learn about different ways that animals keep themselves clean.

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BBC World News

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WoodSongs

Abe Partridge and Nora Jane Struthers

Singer-songwriter Abe Partridge appears, and Americana artist Nora Jane Struthers performs.

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This Old House

Saratoga Springs | A Legacy Restored

It's a wrap on the multigenerational 1864 Dutch Colonial, reconstructed into a two-family home with an open floor plan. The crew gets a tour of the finished project.

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3 Cups of Coffee

The trilogy focuses on three baseball players, all from Ashland, Kentucky, who made the majors and played in a total of four games. This film shows the big league baseball experience of players who were in the big leagues "just long enough for a cup of coffee."

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

The Cow and Potato Bug Opera/Everything Explorers

Donkey is excited about directing a new show starring all her pals. Donkey and Panda discover a surprise spider.

KETWORLD

Magical Land of Oz

Land

Discover how animals have learned to thrive across Australia's extremes, including a tree-dwelling kangaroo, a spider that survives underwater, and a bird that spreads fire.

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