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Sunday, August 7

early

12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

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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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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

Molly of Denali

The Night Manager/Not So Permafrost

Molly and Trini have trouble checking in the Sassy Ladies of Saskatoon when they arrive at the Trading Post a day early. Molly is determined to save the old clubhouse from sinking completely into the ground.

Top

12:30 am ET 11:30 pm CT

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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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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

Arthur

The Blackout/Mei Lin Takes a Stand

It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity. Binky's baby sister Mei-Lin isn't keen on learning to walk and would rather stick to crawling.

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1:00 am ET 12:00 am CT

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History Detectives

Cherokee Bible/Slave Banjo/United Empire Loyalists

A Texas woman of Cherokee descent is intrigued by what appears to be Cherokee writing on a mysterious Bible she inherited from her father. A banjo recently purchased by a Chicago resident dates to the mid-1800s and was bought from a former slave. And the detectives follow the trail of the United Empire Loyalists, descendants of the more than 50,000 people who fled to Canada following the defeat of the British in the Revolutionary War.

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Health Three60

Stopping Drug Use Before It Starts

Renee Shaw and her guests explore the issue of substance use prevention among adolescents. The program looks at the importance of messaging, positive youth development, mental health screening, community coalitions, parent education and more. Part of KET's ongoing Inside Opioid Addiction initiative.

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Odd Squad

Where There's a Wolf, There's a Way/New Jacket Required

Otis and Olympia stop werewolf Olaf from turning back into a boy. Otis struggles with his new jacket.

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1:30 am ET 12:30 am CT

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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.

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Wild Kratts

Octopus Wildkratticus

Martin and Chris dive down deep into an Arctic trench in Aviva's new Octopod submarine.

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2:00 am ET 1:00 am CT

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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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India - Nature's Wonderland

Join a journey through India to discover its rich culture and rare wildlife. Then climb to the Himalayas where the Ganges River begins.

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At Leisure's Edge: A Journey Through Kentucky's Historic Black Parks

From 1942 to 1956, Kentucky city park systems were segregated by state mandate. This program takes a look at seven historically Black parks and explores how the African-American communities in Kentucky used the public spaces of parks to construct uplifting community identities despite segregation. Produced by Boyd Shearer with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

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.

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2:30 am ET 1:30 am CT

KET

Ballet.....Interrupted

The documentary follows the creation of a unique ballet dedicated to lives lost and a city rebuilt following the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995.

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Donkey Hodie

The Masked Veggies; The Royal Hosts

Panda's pals cheer him on during "Masked Veggies." Donkey and Panda host King Friday for a day.

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now

3:00 am ET 2:00 am CT

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Songs at the Center

Compilation Special

The season's most compelling artists perform great, original material that has not been broadcast.

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Secrets of the Dead

The First Circle of Stonehenge

A decade-long archaeological quest reveals that the oldest stones of Stonehenge originally belonged to a much earlier sacred site in Wales.

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The Video Vault

The Animal Kingdom

This program screens "The Animal Kingdom" from 1932. Our Kentucky connection is the actor John Thomas. "The Animal Kingdom" (1932) - Leslie Howard plays a wealthy publisher who decides to marry the socially-prominent Myrna Loy, leaving his mistress Ann Harding in the lurch.

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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.

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3:30 am ET 2:30 am CT

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Lost River Sessions

The War and Treaty

Uplifting duo The War and Treaty perform "Hi Ho" and "Jeep Cherokee Laredo" in a powerful live set.

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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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4:00 am ET 3:00 am CT

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Sound on Tap

Coco Butter

Psychedelic disco duo Benny Coco and Jay Butter mix nostalgic sounds of the 1970s with modern psychedelia.

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Episode 1

A Yellowstone winter is a brutal one, and animals have to find strategies to survive. Some leave, some hide, and some tough it out.

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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.

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4:30 am ET 3:30 am CT

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The Lowertown Line.

Cloud Cult

The eclectic indie pop group Cloud Cult performs at Northern Spark festival in Minneapolis.

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Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films by Josh Flowers, Bruce Parsons, Clint Davis, and Sarah Wylie Ammerman

In "Fast Love" award-winning Kentucky filmmaker Josh Flowers visits various fast food drive-thrus with a video camera to pose a very important question to total strangers. Other shorts include: "Drawing Between the Lines" by Bruce Parsons, "Unquiet" by Clint Davis, and "Spread" by Sarah Wylie Ammerman. A 2009 KET production.

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Donkey Hodie

Growing the Ungrowdenia; Camp Buddy Buddy

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

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5:00 am ET 4:00 am CT

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MotorWeek

Testing Toyota's first "Beyond Zero" vehicle, the bZ4X all-electric crossover; the upscale Acura RDX utility.

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In the Water, Behind the Lens

Water photographers face dangers and challenges to get the perfect shot.

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Great Conversations:

Joe Nocera and Buzz Bissinger

Joe Nocera, long-time Business and Opinion writer for the New York Times, talks about his book, Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA. He is interviewed by Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lights and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

KETKIDS

Arthur

Arthur's Dummy Disaster/Francine and the Feline

Painfully shy George suddenly becomes popular when he brings a ventriloquist's dummy to school. But can George learn to talk to the kids without his wooden friend? Francine falls for a cute little kitten and wonders what Arthur will think.

Top

5:30 am ET 4:30 am CT

KET

Workplace Essential Skills

Resumes, Tests, and Choices

Writing effective resumes and preparing for employment tests.

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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.

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morning

6:00 am ET 5:00 am CT

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Ready To Read?

Mister Rogers meets a baby elephant. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday wants to know what's in a mysterious backpack.

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DW Focus on Europe

Locust plague in Sardinia - residents have little chance to fight back. A Ukrainian family's new start in Germany.

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Bluegrass and Backroads

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show; Thomas Clark; Gary Graham; Hines Family Farm

The Bluegrass Classic Dog Show, Zoo Dentist Thomas Clark, artist Gary Graham, and the Hines Family Farm are visited.

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Clifford the Big Red Dog

Mac's Secret Dog Club/The Dog Park

Mac's new club is a little too exclusive, and Mr. Bleakman's efforts to make the park off-limits to dogs backfire when he realizes that he misses the noise they make.

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6:30 am ET 5:30 am CT

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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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Story in the Public Square

Anton Troianovski

New York Times Moscow Bureau Chief Anton Troianovski discusses covering the war in Ukraine.

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Kentucky Time Capsule

Tell Me Where It Hurts

In the early 1970s, a group of Kentucky health officials visited rural areas and Louisville's inner city to investigate the quality and availability of health care and were shocked by the injustices they found.

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WordWorld

Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants To Play Ball

Everyone is afraid of Shark and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating that to his friends.

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A black-and-white photo of the band members walking in a horizontal line toward the camera with leafless trees in the background.A black-and-white photo of the band members walking in a horizontal line toward the camera with leafless trees in the background.

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

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.

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Kentucky Life

Sculptor William M. Duffy; Lord of the Fork; Kentucky's Underground Railroad

Meet award-winning African-American sculptor William M. Duffy, a Louisville native, whose work is found in private, corporate, and public collections throughout the U.S.; experience the world famous, white water kayak competition, Lord of the Fork, at Breaks Interstate Park; and Boone County's integral role in Kentucky's Underground Railroad reveals stories of heroism and sacrifice. Hosted at the Life Adventure Center in Versailles.

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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.

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7:30 am ET 6:30 am CT

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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

Wai Lana Yoga

Terrific Triangle Twist

This pose strengthens the leg and hip muscles, relieves back pain and stretches the spine.

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Kentucky Afield

Saving Bats; Tree Saddle Hunting; Squirrel Hunting

Monitoring and protecting Virginia big-eared bats in the state; using tree saddle hunting during deer season; squirrel hunting with a good dog.

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Dinosaur Train

Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers

Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when she meets Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from India. Mom takes Tiny to the Big Pond to see the buttercups in bloom.

Top

8:00 am ET 7:00 am CT

KET

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Maya Angelou/I Am Frederick Douglass

An argument between Xavier and Yadina ends badly, but Maya Angelou helps the siblings find a way to forgive each other. Frederick Douglass helps Xavier when he becomes frustrated with his schoolwork.

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Classical Stretch: By Essentrics

Quad Lengthening & Strengthening

The workout is aimed at strengthening your lower body while leaving you with longer leaner legs.

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Restaurateur and Chef Ouita Michel

Renee Shaw talks with restaurateur and culinary artist Ouita Michel about her first cookbook, Just a Few Miles South: Timeless Recipes from Our Favorite Places, which features some favorite recipes of her restaurant patrons.

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Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Weatherman

Sid wants to be a weatherman so he can decide what the weather will be every day. Sid and friends investigate weather and learn that weathermen don't control the weather, but they do have to know all about rain, sun, wind, and hot and cold temperatures!

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8:30 am ET 7:30 am CT

KET

Elinor Wonders Why

Speedy Swimming; Strawberry Jam

The kids go to the local lake for a nice swim and discover that many animals can swim really fast. Elinor and Olive plan the perfect camping breakfast until they realize they're out of strawberry jam.

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Articulate with Jim Cotter

The Insatiables

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz and writer Susan Orlean have relentlessly inquiring minds.

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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.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

The Dragon Dance/Teacher Harriet's Birthday

The children work together to help Teacher Harriet with a big art project: creating a dancing dragon! The children help Mom Tiger decorate their classroom for Teacher Harriet's birthday.

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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.

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J Schwanke's Life in Bloom

Bein' Green

Explore green foliage and green flowers; author Laurie Keller talks about how the green grass grows; the Verdant Lady cocktail.

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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.

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Donkey Hodie

Growing the Ungrowdenia; Camp Buddy Buddy

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

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

Make It Artsy

Your Mediums

Julie Fei Fan Balzer uses "framed paper" to make jewelry, and Joe Rotella demonstrates a wood-burning technique using stencils. Micah Goguen creates a unique self-portrait.

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Health Three60

Stopping Drug Use Before It Starts

Renee Shaw and her guests explore the issue of substance use prevention among adolescents. The program looks at the importance of messaging, positive youth development, mental health screening, community coalitions, parent education and more. Part of KET's ongoing Inside Opioid Addiction initiative.

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

Olive's Library; Nature Walk

Olive receives so many books for her birthday that her shelf becomes crammed and she has no room! It's Nature Day at school and Elinor, Olive and Ari have to make a Nature Walk at recess.

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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

Great Scenic Railway Journeys

The best rail journeys in New Zealand are featured, including the Glenbrook Vintage Railway.

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Sesame Street

A Windy Mystery

Before they can play ball, Elmo and Telly must launch an investigation to figure out where their missing basketball went.

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10:30 am ET 9:30 am CT

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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.

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Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope

Taiwan Matsu Festival & Islands

Joseph follows in the path of Taiwan's Matsu Pilgrimage, said to be the largest religious procession in the world, and to explore the islands named in the deity's honor.

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Super Why!

Bedtime for Bear

Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything!

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10:30 am ET 9:30 am CT

KETKY

At Leisure's Edge: A Journey Through Kentucky's Historic Black Parks

From 1942 to 1956, Kentucky city park systems were segregated by state mandate. This program takes a look at seven historically Black parks and explores how the African-American communities in Kentucky used the public spaces of parks to construct uplifting community identities despite segregation. Produced by Boyd Shearer with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

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11:00 am ET 10:00 am CT

KET

Firing Line with Margaret Hoover

Matt Damon & Gary White

Oscar-winner Matt Damon and water expert Gary White discuss their goal to end the global water crisis for 771 million people in their lifetimes. They explain how they use microfinance and impact investing to help millions gain access to clean water.

KET2

Rick Steves' Europe

Central Turkey

Rick experiences the landscape of Cappadocia from a hot air balloon, explores troglodyte ghost towns, shops for sheep, and chats with an imam. He visits Turkey's capital, Ankara.

KETKIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

The Big Red Tomato/Dogbot

The tiny seed that Emily Elizabeth planted has grown into a HUGE tomato! Emily Elizabeth and Clifford pretend to be robots on robo-missions but get carried away.

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11:30 am ET 10:30 am CT

KET

Washington Week

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Growing a Greener World

Growing to Give - The Story of First Fruits Farm and Wise Farmer Brown

Jason Brown walked away from a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to be a farmer. He gives away the first fruits of every harvest to those in need.

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The Video Vault

The Animal Kingdom

This program screens "The Animal Kingdom" from 1932. Our Kentucky connection is the actor John Thomas. "The Animal Kingdom" (1932) - Leslie Howard plays a wealthy publisher who decides to marry the socially-prominent Myrna Loy, leaving his mistress Ann Harding in the lurch.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Dream Salon/The Duck Stops Here

Pinkalicious gets her hair styled at the Dream Salon, which turns out not to be so dreamy after all. Peter is excited when a pink duckling mistakes him as its Ducky Daddy!

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afternoon

12:00 pm ET 11:00 am CT

KET

Connections with Renee Shaw

Filmmaker Elizabeth Helm-Frazier

Renee Shaw talks with film producer and veteran Elizabeth Helm-Frazier about the only all-Black Women's Army Corps (WACs) battalion to serve overseas during World War II. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was sent to Europe to clear a backlog of millions of pieces of mail, ensuring American troops received letters from home. A new documentary called "The Six Triple Eight" honors their legacy and service.

KET2

Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen

Cowboy Candy, Lunch Lady Coleslaw, French Fries, Hush Puppies & Light Batter Fried Fish

Break out the peanut oil, it's time to fry! Double fry Restaurant Style French Fries, mix up Sweet Hush Puppies and whip up some Lunch Lady Coleslaw (top secret recipe!) for some tasty sides. Pickle jalapenos for delicious Cowboy Candy (you can put on anything!) and fry some light flour coated fried fish for that perfect crunch.

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Dinosaur Train

Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers

Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when she meets Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from India. Mom takes Tiny to the Big Pond to see the buttercups in bloom.

Top

12:30 pm ET 11:30 am CT

KET

Kentucky Health

Chronic Disease Management of the Elderly

Balancing quality and the quantity of life is an important part of caring for seniors with progressive chronic diseases. Bonnie Lazor, M.D., medical director at Nazareth Home in Louisville, talks about their new program HELD - Helping Embrace Life Decisions and other senior care issues.

KET2

Cook's Country

Herbaceous Chicken and Potatoes

Recipes include a Birmingham specialty, Greek chicken and the best crushed red potatoes with garlic and herbs.

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.

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1:00 pm ET 12:00 pm CT

KET

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.

KET2

A Chef's Life

Obviously, It's Pecans

Vivian is feeling the stress of running the restaurant after preparing for her Thanksgiving feast.

KETKY

Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films by Josh Flowers, Bruce Parsons, Clint Davis, and Sarah Wylie Ammerman

In "Fast Love" award-winning Kentucky filmmaker Josh Flowers visits various fast food drive-thrus with a video camera to pose a very important question to total strangers. Other shorts include: "Drawing Between the Lines" by Bruce Parsons, "Unquiet" by Clint Davis, and "Spread" by Sarah Wylie Ammerman. A 2009 KET production.

KETKIDS

Martha Speaks

Too Many Marthas/Too Much Martha

Martha gets mixed up with another dog on the day she is to sing at the animal rescue fundraiser. Martha needs to lose some weight.

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1:30 pm ET 12:30 pm CT

KET

Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Kevin Young

Kelly Corrigan talks with poet and museum curator Kevin Young.

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Pati's Mexican Table

Valladolid - A Day to Explore

Pati tries the local specialties lomitos de Valladolid and longaniza de Valladolid in Valladolid.

KETKY

Great Conversations:

Joe Nocera and Buzz Bissinger

Joe Nocera, long-time Business and Opinion writer for the New York Times, talks about his book, Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA. He is interviewed by Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lights and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Nature Cat

Are You My Egg?/SOS (Save Our Salad)

A lost baby lizard needs help finding her nest. Nature Cat enlists the help of his friends to get rid of the beetles in his garden.

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2:00 pm ET 1:00 pm CT

KET

Tanzania: The Royal Tour

Peter Greenberg travels through Tanzania with the country's President Samia Suluhu Hassan.

KET2

Last of the Summer Wine

The Lost Key

The Trio spend the day trying to find a way back into the library after it closes to retrieve Compo's key.

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Cyberchase

A Garden Is Born

Judge Trudy's prized Prickly Peach Cacti goes missing. Buzz and Delete build their own garden.

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2:30 pm ET 1:30 pm CT

KETKY

Bluegrass and Backroads

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show; Thomas Clark; Gary Graham; Hines Family Farm

The Bluegrass Classic Dog Show, Zoo Dentist Thomas Clark, artist Gary Graham, and the Hines Family Farm are visited.

KETKIDS

WordGirl

Princess Triana & The Ogre of Castlebum/Heat Wave, Crime Wave

Tobey tries to steal a copy of the new sequel to everyone's favorite book, so he can read it first. Granny May uses her air-conditioned jetpack/suit of armor to go on a crime spree.

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2:30 pm ET 1:30 pm CT

KET2

Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth Is Alarmed

Richard forgets their anniversary, and Hyacinth anticipates a gift that he has not bought her.

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3:00 pm ET 2:00 pm CT

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Sweet Home Monteverde

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

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As Time Goes By

Jean and Lionel take a parental interest in Harry, Sandy's policeman boyfriend.

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Kentucky Time Capsule

Tell Me Where It Hurts

In the early 1970s, a group of Kentucky health officials visited rural areas and Louisville's inner city to investigate the quality and availability of health care and were shocked by the injustices they found.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

Toadal Confusion / Hero Hideaway

When toads take over a new skate park, Sparks' Crew has to help them get to their natural habitat. AJ tries to make a hero clubhouse out of cardboard boxes, but it keeps falling.

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3:30 pm ET 2:30 pm CT

KET2

Still Open All Hours

Granville's intention to open a new Arkwrights' catering arm doesn't go according to plan. Mr. Newbold gets a little bolder in his pursuit of Mrs. Rossi while trying to avoid the Black Widow.

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Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen

Cowboy Cooking: Steak; Cowboy Cabbage; Apple Cake

Grab your dutch oven and build yourself a fire because we're Cowboy Campfire Cooking! Mix a flavor-packed coffee rub for the perfect steak (using the reverse sear method). Fry up some cabbage with crushed up ramen noodles and the seasoning for some Cowboy Cabbage with the perfect crunch. Take your leftover sweet potatoes and sweeten them up with sugar and marshmallows for an ooey gooey dish that could almost pass for dessert. Craving more for dessert? How about Tim's favorite recipe from Nicki's Grandmother, Apple Cake?

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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.

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4:00 pm ET 3:00 pm CT

KET

Kentucky Life

Grayson Jenkins; Frankie's Corner; Patricia Neal; Western Library; Virginia Movie Theater

Musician Grayson Jenkins talks about growing up in Muhlenberg County; Frankie's Corner Little Thoroughbred Crusade introduces youth to the equestrian world; the career of Oscar-winning and Kentucky-born actress Patricia Neal; the Western Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library was the first public library built for and staffed by African Americans; The Virginia Theatre in downtown Somerset.

KET2

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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Kentucky Afield

Saving Bats; Tree Saddle Hunting; Squirrel Hunting

Monitoring and protecting Virginia big-eared bats in the state; using tree saddle hunting during deer season; squirrel hunting with a good dog.

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.

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4:30 pm ET 3:30 pm CT

KET

Kentucky Afield

Saving Bats; Tree Saddle Hunting; Squirrel Hunting

Monitoring and protecting Virginia big-eared bats in the state; using tree saddle hunting during deer season; squirrel hunting with a good dog.

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Filmmaker Elizabeth Helm-Frazier

Renee Shaw talks with film producer and veteran Elizabeth Helm-Frazier about the only all-Black Women's Army Corps (WACs) battalion to serve overseas during World War II. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was sent to Europe to clear a backlog of millions of pieces of mail, ensuring American troops received letters from home. A new documentary called "The Six Triple Eight" honors their legacy and service.

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.

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5:00 pm ET 4:00 pm CT

KET

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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PBS News Weekend

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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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Odd Squad

O vs. The Ballcano/Assistants' Creed

When the ball pit starts to overflow, Odd Squad must stop headquarters from being destroyed. Two of Ms. O's assistants accidentally find themselves on a mission.

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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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Consuelo Mack WealthTrack

Great Global Value Investor

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Kentucky Health

Chronic Disease Management of the Elderly

Balancing quality and the quantity of life is an important part of caring for seniors with progressive chronic diseases. Bonnie Lazor, M.D., medical director at Nazareth Home in Louisville, talks about their new program HELD - Helping Embrace Life Decisions and other senior care issues.

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Wild Kratts

Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus

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

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Last of the Summer Wine

The Lost Key

The Trio spend the day trying to find a way back into the library after it closes to retrieve Compo's key.

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Filmmaker Elizabeth Helm-Frazier

Renee Shaw talks with film producer and veteran Elizabeth Helm-Frazier about the only all-Black Women's Army Corps (WACs) battalion to serve overseas during World War II. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was sent to Europe to clear a backlog of millions of pieces of mail, ensuring American troops received letters from home. A new documentary called "The Six Triple Eight" honors their legacy and service.

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Health Three60

Stopping Drug Use Before It Starts

Renee Shaw and her guests explore the issue of substance use prevention among adolescents. The program looks at the importance of messaging, positive youth development, mental health screening, community coalitions, parent education and more. Part of KET's ongoing Inside Opioid Addiction initiative.

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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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To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

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Curious George

Curious George's Home for Pigeons/Out of Order

George creates a tree on the balcony and gathers packages for a lady who turns out to be a mail carrier.

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Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth Is Alarmed

Richard forgets their anniversary, and Hyacinth anticipates a gift that he has not bought her.

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Shakespeare & Hathaway-Private Investigators

Time Decays

An idyllic Shakespeare walk soon turns to disaster when one of the walkers is murdered and Frank becomes the prime suspect.

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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.

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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.

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At Leisure's Edge: A Journey Through Kentucky's Historic Black Parks

From 1942 to 1956, Kentucky city park systems were segregated by state mandate. This program takes a look at seven historically Black parks and explores how the African-American communities in Kentucky used the public spaces of parks to construct uplifting community identities despite segregation. Produced by Boyd Shearer with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.

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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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In Their Own Words

Princess Diana

Princess Diana defied expectations and evolved into one of the most impactful icons of our time. Look back on her life through a contemporary lens that credits her choices, suffering and triumphs as the ultimate disrupter for a generation of women.

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The Story of China with Michael Wood

The Last Empire/The Age of Revolution

Journey back in time to see the splendor of the last Chinese dynasty, the Qing. The fateful First Opium War, which sparked the fall of the empire, and the birth of today's China after the 20th-century revolutions are examined.

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The Video Vault

The Animal Kingdom

This program screens "The Animal Kingdom" from 1932. Our Kentucky connection is the actor John Thomas. "The Animal Kingdom" (1932) - Leslie Howard plays a wealthy publisher who decides to marry the socially-prominent Myrna Loy, leaving his mistress Ann Harding in the lurch.

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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.

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Donkey Hodie

Growing the Ungrowdenia; Camp Buddy Buddy

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

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Masterpiece

Grantchester - Season 7, Episode Five

Will and Geordie investigate a murder and missing persons case at a senior citizen's care home. It is unclear if some of the victims may also be perpetrators of the crime.

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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.

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Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Filmmakers

Films by Josh Flowers, Bruce Parsons, Clint Davis, and Sarah Wylie Ammerman

In "Fast Love" award-winning Kentucky filmmaker Josh Flowers visits various fast food drive-thrus with a video camera to pose a very important question to total strangers. Other shorts include: "Drawing Between the Lines" by Bruce Parsons, "Unquiet" by Clint Davis, and "Spread" by Sarah Wylie Ammerman. A 2009 KET production.

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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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COBRA

Season 2, Episode Five

With the crisis worsening, Fraser deals with issues in his personal life. The Prime Minister is forced to consider more extreme measures to retain control and apply order over the country.

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Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

The Smartphone

Dial into the fascinating history of the smartphone, from its roots in Morse Code to the Apple iPhone. Plus, see how the next generation of smartphones will allow us to communicate through them just by thinking.

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Great Conversations:

Joe Nocera and Buzz Bissinger

Joe Nocera, long-time Business and Opinion writer for the New York Times, talks about his book, Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA. He is interviewed by Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lights and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Cyberchase

A Garden Is Born

Judge Trudy's prized Prickly Peach Cacti goes missing. Buzz and Delete build their own garden.

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WordGirl

Princess Triana & The Ogre of Castlebum/Heat Wave, Crime Wave

Tobey tries to steal a copy of the new sequel to everyone's favorite book, so he can read it first. Granny May uses her air-conditioned jetpack/suit of armor to go on a crime spree.

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McLeod's Daughters

Stir Crazy

A steamy night gives away Meg's secret lover. Claire pursues a wild stallion trying to breed with her prize mare.

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Articulate with Jim Cotter

The Insatiables

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz and writer Susan Orlean have relentlessly inquiring minds.

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Bluegrass and Backroads

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show; Thomas Clark; Gary Graham; Hines Family Farm

The Bluegrass Classic Dog Show, Zoo Dentist Thomas Clark, artist Gary Graham, and the Hines Family Farm are visited.

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Hero Elementary

Toadal Confusion / Hero Hideaway

When toads take over a new skate park, Sparks' Crew has to help them get to their natural habitat. AJ tries to make a hero clubhouse out of cardboard boxes, but it keeps falling.

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bookclub@ket

The Believers

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Janice Holt Giles' moving story of love and marriage set in a Shaker community. A 2002 KET production.

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Kentucky Time Capsule

Tell Me Where It Hurts

In the early 1970s, a group of Kentucky health officials visited rural areas and Louisville's inner city to investigate the quality and availability of health care and were shocked by the injustices they found.

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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.

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As Time Goes By

Jean and Lionel take a parental interest in Harry, Sandy's policeman boyfriend.

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Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville

Mark Wills

Music includes "Too Drunk to Fish," "Wishbone," "Mississippi Squirrel" and "19 Something."

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The Beat of a Different Drummer

The Beat of a Different Drummer: The Story of America's Last All-Female Military Band

The 14th Army WAC (Women's Army Corps) Band existed from 1948 to 1976, during a time when America was struggling with equal rights. The WAC Band was a rare place where a woman could work as a professional musician. This story tells how these trailblazers helped change the landscape for American women while performing the everyday rigors of an Army musician.

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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.

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