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Thursday, May 16

early

12:00 am ET 11:00 pm CT

KETKY

Building Hope: The Don and Mira Ball Story

This program gives a glimpse of Don and Mira Ball's generosity that has forever changed Kentucky. The philanthropic powerhouse team built a thriving home building business and devoted their time, talent, and treasure to those less fortunate. Whether through recovery programs, serving on university boards, or opening their home to various charitable organizations, Don and Mira Ball have humbly served their community. A 2018 KET Production.

KETKIDS

Lyla in the Loop

The Mystery Puzzle/The Stu Express

Liana and Lyla put together a puzzle; Luke and Lyla drive a train they constructed.

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12:01 am ET 11:01 pm CT

KET

Amanpour and Company

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12:30 am ET 11:30 pm CT

KET2

Father Brown

The Show Must Go On

Father Brown discovers there's more drama offstage than on in the latest production by the Kembleford Players.

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

More Than a Monkey Wrench/Trailblazers

The gang learns from observing other animals that they can use tools from nature during their hike. Nature Cat, Daisy and Squeeks form a plan to rescue Hal.

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1:00 am ET 12:00 am CT

KET

Finding Your Roots

Hold the Laughter

Comedians Bob Odenkirk and Iliza Shlesinger learn about relatives who took risks and overcame enormous hardships.

KETKY

Headwaters: Real Stories from Rural America

His Eye Is on the Sparrow/Girls' Hoops

"His Eye Is on the Sparrow" profiles Ethel Caffie-Austin, a daughter of the coalfields and West Virginia's "First Lady of Gospel Music." "Girls' Hoops" explores the history of girls' high school basketball in Kentucky, including its first heyday in the 1920s; the subsequent 42-year ban on statewide competition; its rebirth in the 1970s; and its development into the fiercely competitive, popular sport it has become today.

KETKIDS

Arthur

Muffy's Art Attack/Tales From the Crib

Arthur Ganson, real-life kinetic sculptor, guest stars in an episode about art appreciation and the value of creating for self-expression, not competition. Vicita is upset at having to trade in her cherished crib for a big-girl bed, so D.W. shares her story of that same rite of passage.

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1:30 am ET 12:30 am CT

KET2

Hotel Portofino

Season 2, Episode Six: Farewells

Bella must act decisively to salvage her investment in the Hotel Portofino, but at what cost to her relationships and her children? Just when things seem to be going Bella's way, tragedy strikes with fatal consequences for one member of the family.

KETKIDS

Odd Squad

Sample of New York/It's Not Easy Being Chill

The Mobile Unit reports to the New York City Odd Squad to help with a big problem. An agent-in-training visits the Mobile Unit.

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2:00 am ET 1:00 am CT

KET

The Express Way with Dule Hill

Chicago

Dule Hill meets Chicago's talented artists to explore why art and activism are often synonymous in the Midwest.

KETKY

bookclub@ket

Creeker: A Woman's Journey

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Linda Scott DeRosier's "Creeker: A Woman's Journey," a humorous and poignant memoir of an educated and cultured woman who came of age in Appalachia. A 2001 KET production.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Falcon City

The team challenges the Kratt brothers to find a Peregrine falcon in the city instead of the wild.

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2:30 am ET 1:30 am CT

KET2

Seaside Hotel

Season 7, Episode Four: Vandalism

When the Foreign Affairs Minister expresses admiration for the great German victories, Vetterstrom thinks it's time to show national sentiment.

KETKY

Kentucky Collectibles

Folk Art Phonograph Dancers; Tiffany Racing Trophy; Kentucky Connection Book

Expert appraisers examine treasures including folk art phonograph dancers, a Tiffany Kentucky racing trophy, and a book with a connection to one of Kentucky's beloved historians. A 2013 KET Production.

KETKIDS

Wild Kratts

Tazzy Chris

Zach Varmitech has kidnapped endangered Tasmanian Devils to create a ferocious new Zachbot.

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3:00 am ET 2:00 am CT

KET

Frontline

A Dangerous Assignment: Uncovering Corruption in Maduro's Venezuela

Exposing the shadowy figure at the heart of a corruption scandal spanning from Venezuela to the U.S. With the Venezuelan news outlet Armando.info, the inside story of Alex Saab, his capture, then release by the U.S. in a controversial prisoner swap.

KETKY

Kentucky Afield

Squirrel Hunt, Giant Catfish, Nature Hike

A mother/daughter squirrel hunt; river fishing for giant catfish; a mom and her kids go on a nature hike in Grayson County. A 2024 production.

KETKIDS

Lyla in the Loop

The Mystery Puzzle/The Stu Express

Liana and Lyla put together a puzzle; Luke and Lyla drive a train they constructed.

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3:30 am ET 2:30 am CT

KET2

The Paris Murders

Season 1, Episode Eight - From Father to Son

A pregnant woman is brutally attacked in a park, but while she's in intensive care, Chloe discovers the woman was using a false identity.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

The Great Kentucky Hoard

In this special episode, find out how more than three million dollars in Civil War-era gold coins were found in a Kentucky farm field. How did they get there? For the first time, hear insights from the farmer who discovered them in what is now known as The Great Kentucky Hoard. A 2024 KET production.

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

Meteorite, Out of Sight/Not a Mascot

Molly and Tooey set out to find a meteorite. Molly, Tooey and Trini try to convince the Sitka basketball team to change its name.

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4:00 am ET 3:00 am CT

KETKIDS

Molly of Denali

Trini's Super Coop/Trini's Winter Warm Up

Trini must figure out how to make her mom omelets when the chickens stop laying eggs. Trini doesn't like Alaska's cold winter and thinks about moving back to Texas.

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4:00 am ET 3:00 am CT

KETKY

Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen (KET)

Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beer Battered Fish and Sides

We're having a fish fry! Tim is back from fishing with friends and ready to fry up some fish. Make some Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beer Battered Fish with sides of Onion Rings, Homemade French Fries, Hush Puppies and Baked Beans. A 2024 production.

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4:30 am ET 3:30 am CT

KET

Martin Clunes: Islands of the Pacific

The Philippines

From Manila's jeepneys and bamboo bikes to Catholic fiestas and family feasts, Martin explores the sights of the Philippines, including tribal burials, rice god rituals, shamans and cuddly tarsier primates.

KET2

History Detectives

Mussolini Dagger/Liberia Letter/N.E.A.R. Device

A dagger that may have belonged to dictator Benito Mussolini, letters from a man who may have been part of the post-slavery exodus to Liberia, and a device that could have had something to do with nuclear attack preparedness.

KETKIDS

Hero Elementary

First Day of School, Part 1 / First Day of School, Part 2

It's our heroes' first day at Hero Elementary. They meet each other and discover their superpowers.

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4:31 am ET 3:31 am CT

KETKY

Lanham Brothers Jamboree

This comedy special features Randy Lanham, Joe Christian, Wade Hayes, Jeff Hardesty, and Kings Highway. A 2015 Production.

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5:00 am ET 4:00 am CT

KETKY

Unbridled Vines: Kentucky's Finest

Kentucky's growing winemaking industry is explored. The film features exclusive interviews with winemakers detailing their agritourism contributions and highlighting their triumphs and challenges in producing quality spirits. A 2014 production.

KETKIDS

Cyberchase

A Berry Special Mother's Day

Matt gets his mom two adopted alpacas for Mother's Day. The CyberSquad goes on a wild adventure helping Hannah find the ideal spot for growing Mother's Day cyberberries.

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5:30 am ET 4:30 am CT

KET

Trolley Park: Out West

Explore the last remaining trolley park on the West Coast, Oregon's Oaks Park.

KET2

MotorWeek

2024 Cadillac XT4

Testing two premium utilities: the Cadillac XT4 and the Mercedes-AMG GLA 35!

KETKIDS

Let's Go Luna!

The Amazing Aito/Haka

Andy searches for a legendary juggler in Polynesia. Leo performs a haka.

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5:31 am ET 4:31 am CT

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Kishonna Gray

Renee's guest is Dr. Kishonna Gray, assistant professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. She is also the founder and director of the Critical Gaming Lab housed in the School of Justice Studies. Dr. Gray also holds a joint position in Women & Gender Studies and is an affiliate faculty in the African/African-American Studies Program. Her research and teaching interests incorporate an intersecting focus on identity, culture, and new media. A 2016 KET Production.

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morning

6:00 am ET 5:00 am CT

KET

Wai Lana Yoga

Lord of the Dance

This graceful balancing pose is a study in concentration, poise, and beauty. A musical meditation.

KET2

Amanpour and Company

KETKIDS

Clifford the Big Red Dog

The Storm/Officer Clifford

Clifford and Bailey devise a way to help Hudson when he gets scared during a storm. Clifford creates his own K9 Safety Patrol on Birdwell Island.

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6:01 am ET 5:01 am CT

KETKY

Appalshop @ 40: Classics from the Collection

Coalmining Women/In Ya Blood

Interviewed at home and on the job, women coal miners tell of the conditions that led them to seek employment in this traditionally male-dominated industry and the problems they encountered once hired. And, the story of a typical young man from Appalachia in the summer after his senior year in high school. He must face the difficult decision faced by many Appalachian youth - whether to stay in the mountains or leave in search of a "better life." A 2011 Production.

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6:30 am ET 5:30 am CT

KET

Classical Stretch: By Essentrics

Toning the Waist

Today's exercises tone and strengthen every muscle in your waist.

KETKIDS

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!

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7:00 am ET 6:00 am CT

KET

Molly of Denali

Culture Clash/Party Moose

Molly retells the story of the summer Trini moved to Qyah from Texas, and how she and Tooey attempted to make Trini feel at home. Molly must figure out how to get a moose off the runway before she can visit Nina for her birthday.

KET2

NHK Newsline

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Lincoln: "I, too, am a Kentuckian"

In a special expanded edition of "Kentucky Life," host Dave Shuffett travels from Hodgenville to Springfield, IL to Washington, DC to explore the life and career of Kentucky's most famous native son. The program examines the many Kentucky people and places that profoundly influenced Abraham Lincoln with stops at his birthplace and boyhood home near Hodgenville, the Mary Todd Lincoln House in Lexington, the Louisville home of close friend Joshua Speed, and many other Lincoln-related sites. A 2008 KET production.

KETKIDS

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

Princess Pinkalicious/Switcheridoo

Pinkalicious tries out being a princess for a day with the help of Sir Percy. Mommy and Pinkalicious and Daddy and Peter switch bodies.

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7:30 am ET 6:30 am CT

KET

Alma's Way

Piragua Problem / Balloon Blues

There's a new piragua flavor named after Alma, but what should Alma do when she doesn't like it? Alma wants to keep playing with balloon animals.

KET2

Sit and Be Fit

Neuromuscular Coordination

Mary Ann uses heel tapping, patting, clapping, and changing of rhythm patterns to improve coordination.

KETKIDS

Mecha Builders

Magnet Mayhem/Stop That Train

The magnet crane at the construction site accidentally turns on, sucking up all the metal in the city, including Mecha Cookie Monster and Mecha Abby and it's up to the other Mechas to save them. The Mechas need to save a train without dropping any of Marwyn's eggs.

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8:00 am ET 7:00 am CT

KET

Wild Kratts

Speaking Dolphinese

The Wild Kratts are on a mission to decode the secret language of one of the smartest creatures on Earth - Dolphins!

KET2

Classical Stretch: By Essentrics

Weight Loss and Calorie Burn

Today's workout will get your heart racing and help you to burn calories and melt fat.

KETKIDS

Sesame Street

Read-and-Share

Ji-Young writes a comic book with the help of her friends.

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8:30 am ET 7:30 am CT

KET

Curious George

Basic Training/A Wind-er Wonderland

George visits Mr. Quint's model train set, but forgets to close the window. George is blown away by the professor's wind farm.

KET2

Workplace Essential Skills

Reading for a Purpose

Purposes and strategies for workplace reading.

KETKIDS

Sesame Street

Horsing Around

Julia and Sam help a nervous Elmo learn to ride a pony at a horse farm.

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9:00 am ET 8:00 am CT

KET

Sesame Street

Horsing Around

Julia and Sam help a nervous Elmo learn to ride a pony at a horse farm.

KET2

Quilting Arts

Inspired By Simple Objects

Capture the essence of autumn leaves by scanning, printing and stitching and an art quilt inspired by still lifes.

KETKIDS

Work It Out Wombats!

Color Fun/A Super Invention

The wombats invent a color game. Super invents a Huggyback rider.

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9:02 am ET 8:02 am CT

KETKY

Bywords

James Lyon Sr.

Judge James Lyon, district Judge in 20th district, talks about the Kentucky Judiciary system. A 1981 KET production.

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9:30 am ET 8:30 am CT

KET

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Goes to Day Camp/Daniel's Rainy Day at Camp

Daniel is excited for his first day of day camp. Daniel and his friends learn how to make tie-dye shirts.

KET2

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Pinwheels & Posies

Making pinwheels; sashing with cornerstones; setting triangles.

KETKIDS

Work It Out Wombats!

Snout and About/Zadie's Shell Shuffle

It's all hands on deck when Zadie and Malik retrace their steps to locate Zeke's beloved stuffy. When Zadie messes up Mr. E's shell garden, the key to fixing the pattern is JunJun's song.

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9:32 am ET 8:32 am CT

KETKY

bookclub@ket

Creeker: A Woman's Journey

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Linda Scott DeRosier's "Creeker: A Woman's Journey," a humorous and poignant memoir of an educated and cultured woman who came of age in Appalachia. A 2001 KET production.

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10:00 am ET 9:00 am CT

KET

Work It Out Wombats!

The Treeborhood Photo Album/Runway Recycling

Zadie creates a Treeborhood photo album to trace the growth of their beloved Tree from little, to big, to VERY big. When Mr. E accidentally polka-dances a sculpture to smithereens, he and Louisa hold a contest to replace it.

KET2

A Taste of History

Applejack - The Original Colonial Elixir

Explore the rich history of Applejack and apple brandy, discovering their Colonial origins and witnessing the meticulous distillation process at America's oldest distillery.

KETKY

Kentucky Collectibles

Folk Art Phonograph Dancers; Tiffany Racing Trophy; Kentucky Connection Book

Expert appraisers examine treasures including folk art phonograph dancers, a Tiffany Kentucky racing trophy, and a book with a connection to one of Kentucky's beloved historians. A 2013 KET Production.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Feels Two Feelings/The Neighborhood Carnival

Daniel, Katerina and O get frustrated when they can't keep their kite in the air. Daniels feels both excited and scared to ride the Ferris wheel.

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10:30 am ET 9:30 am CT

KET

Donkey Hodie

Hey-o, Purple Moon/Purple Peg Problem

Panda hopes to find a quiet way to show his love for the moon moths. Donkey helps Panda fix his spaceship.

KET2

Weekends with Yankee

New England's Great Outdoors

A trail ride on Icelandic horses in Tunbridge, Vt.; exploring the gardens at Primo restaurant in Rockland, Maine; Sunfox Farm in Concord, N.H.

KETKY

Inside Louisville

On Par at Valhalla Golf Course with the PGA Tournament

As Louisville's Valhalla Golf Club prepares to host its 4th PGA Championship Tournament, we explore the history of this legendary golf course. David Novak, founder of Yum! Brands, is part of a group of longtime members who purchased the club from the PGA in 2022. He talks about what the change in ownership means for the future of Valhalla. Director of the 2024 PGA Championship Ryan Ogle explains what keeps the PGA returning to Valhalla, Kentucky's #1 golf course. A 2024 KET production.

KETKIDS

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel and Margaret Play School/Treasure Hunt at the Castle

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

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Connections host Renee Shaw smiling in a gray suit along with the show logo and a "Check Schedule" button.Connections host Renee Shaw smiling in a gray suit along with the show logo and a "Check Schedule" button.

11:00 am ET 10:00 am CT

KET

Lyla in the Loop

Carnival for Luke/Rap Report

Lyla and her sisters make carnival games. Louisa creates a presentation on Mae Jemison.

KET2

Curious Traveler

Curious Vancouver

Christine examines the questions: Who was Gassy Jack and why was he so gassy? Why was Capilano Suspension Bridge built and what do all those totem poles mean?

KETKIDS

Curious George

Swimspiration/Museum of George

George, Allie, Bill and Vicki learn the ways different animals swim to then compete in a swimming race in the pond to win a treat. When George visits a museum exhibit about Thomas Edison, he gets inspired to make his own "Museum of George."

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11:00 am ET 10:00 am CT

KETKY

Kentucky Life

The Great Kentucky Hoard

In this special episode, find out how more than three million dollars in Civil War-era gold coins were found in a Kentucky farm field. How did they get there? For the first time, hear insights from the farmer who discovered them in what is now known as The Great Kentucky Hoard. A 2024 KET production.

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11:30 am ET 10:30 am CT

KET

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.

KET2

Switch On

Off-Grid Solar, Part 2

Dr. Tinker and his volunteers return to the jungles of Columbia to see the benefits of solar power.

KETKIDS

Curious George

Chef Rides a Bike / Face Painting

George helps Chef learn how to ride a bike for Netti's birthday surprise. George paints a portrait and learns that a face is made of basic shapes.

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11:31 am ET 10:31 am CT

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Kishonna Gray

Renee's guest is Dr. Kishonna Gray, assistant professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. She is also the founder and director of the Critical Gaming Lab housed in the School of Justice Studies. Dr. Gray also holds a joint position in Women & Gender Studies and is an affiliate faculty in the African/African-American Studies Program. Her research and teaching interests incorporate an intersecting focus on identity, culture, and new media. A 2016 KET Production.

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afternoon

12:00 pm ET 11:00 am CT

KET

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!

KET2

Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen (KET)

Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beer Battered Fish and Sides

We're having a fish fry! Tim is back from fishing with friends and ready to fry up some fish. Make some Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beer Battered Fish with sides of Onion Rings, Homemade French Fries, Hush Puppies and Baked Beans. A 2024 production.

KETKIDS

Donkey Hodie

Cheesy Con/Stanley's One-Dragon Show

Donkey is disappointed to miss Cheesy Con after she hurts her hoof. Stanley's pals help him get things back on track for his one-dragon show.

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12:01 pm ET 11:01 am CT

KETKY

This Is the Ohio River - Life Death Rebirth of the Beautiful

Once dubbed "the beautiful river," the Ohio River has since fallen on hard times, derided by some as the dirtiest river in America. Filmmaker Morgan Atkinson travels the 981-mile waterway from Pennsylvania to Illinois, discovering more hopeful perspectives that look at the river in new and provocative ways.

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12:30 pm ET 11:30 am CT

KET

Elinor Wonders Why

The Science of Staying Warm; The Seed of an Idea

Elinor, Olive and Ari get ready to go out and play in the snow. Elinor wants to learn how Velcro works.

KET2

The Dooky Chase Kitchen: Leah's Legacy

Potluck

It's an abundance of flavors with three Chase family potluck favorites - stuffed bell peppers, baked macaroni and tutti frutti pork.

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.

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1:00 pm ET 12:00 pm CT

KET

Rosie's Rules

Rosie's Pirate Adventure/Time Trouble

Rosie and friends pretend to be pirates travelling around the world. While Jun is visiting Shanghai, she and Rosie plan a virtual breakfast but there is a time difference.

KET2

Table for All with Buki Elegbede

Cory Booker & Native Americans

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) talks about where food comes from, food deserts, food insecurity and the plight of New Jersey farmers; Ramapough Lenape tribe in Mahwah cooks traditional dishes and discusses the harrowing stories behind them.

KETKIDS

Elinor Wonders Why

Hiding in Plain Sight; Owl Girl

Elinor, Olive, and Ari use shapes, colors, and patterns to hide so that the Goat Twins can't spot them. Elinor decides to be an owl for the costume parade.

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1:01 pm ET 12:01 pm CT

KETKY

Appalshop @ 40: Classics from the Collection

Coalmining Women/In Ya Blood

Interviewed at home and on the job, women coal miners tell of the conditions that led them to seek employment in this traditionally male-dominated industry and the problems they encountered once hired. And, the story of a typical young man from Appalachia in the summer after his senior year in high school. He must face the difficult decision faced by many Appalachian youth - whether to stay in the mountains or leave in search of a "better life." A 2011 Production.

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1:30 pm ET 12:30 pm CT

KET

Nature Cat

More Than a Monkey Wrench/Trailblazers

The gang learns from observing other animals that they can use tools from nature during their hike. Nature Cat, Daisy and Squeeks form a plan to rescue Hal.

KET2

Pati's Mexican Table

Merida - Exploring with the Locals

Pati gets an inside look at Merida, the capital of Yucatan, and enjoys chaya empanadas.

KETKIDS

Rosie's Rules

Super Rosie/On with the Show

Rosie turns into a Super Kid for her nighttime job. Rosie helps out with the play at the community theater.

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2:00 pm ET 1:00 pm CT

KET

Odd Squad

16-and-a-Half Blocks/Follow the Leader

The Mobile Unit must bring a villain to The Big O's safe house. The Mobile Unit goes undercover as villains to try and stop The Shadow.

KET2

Medical Stories

Out of Nowhere

Women in their 60s talk about life-changing medical challenges; Dr. Ericka P. Greene, Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology, Houston Methodist; Dr. Allan Klein, director of Cardiovascular Imaging Research at the Cleveland Clinic.

KETKY

WoodSongs Kids

Lily and Noah Goebel & Alex Davis

Lily and Noah Goebel are musical siblings from Elkton, Kentucky. Alex Davis is a banjo-picking 10-year-old who is like a mini Earl Scruggs. A 2023 Production.

KETKIDS

Rosie's Rules

The Catrina Mystery/The Lucky Dragon

For their Day of the Dead celebration, Rosie is in charge of the Catrina doll, but it keeps disappearing. Rosie celebrates Lunar New Year with The Lius.

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2:30 pm ET 1:30 pm CT

KET

Arthur

Prunella Sees the Light/Return of the Snowball

Prunella does her room over in a Henry Skreever theme to get ready for a visit from Marina, then panics when she realizes she doesn't know how Marina, who is blind, will react to decorations she can't see. Six months, two weeks, and four days after it disappeared, D.W.'s snowball reappears in the Read family freezer. But how can she stop it from being stolen again?

KET2

A Taste of History

Applejack - The Original Colonial Elixir

Explore the rich history of Applejack and apple brandy, discovering their Colonial origins and witnessing the meticulous distillation process at America's oldest distillery.

KETKY

Connections with Renee Shaw

Kishonna Gray

Renee's guest is Dr. Kishonna Gray, assistant professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. She is also the founder and director of the Critical Gaming Lab housed in the School of Justice Studies. Dr. Gray also holds a joint position in Women & Gender Studies and is an affiliate faculty in the African/African-American Studies Program. Her research and teaching interests incorporate an intersecting focus on identity, culture, and new media. A 2016 KET Production.

KETKIDS

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Confucius; I Am Sacagawea

Xavier and Yadina overcome a sibling spat with the help of Confucius. Sacagawea helps Xavier and Brad realize that just because Yadina is younger, she can do more than they think.

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3:00 pm ET 2:00 pm CT

KET

A Chef's Life

Chasing Trout

Vivian plans a respite from the road during the holidays and prepares a Feast of the Seven Fishes.

KET2

Weekends with Yankee

New England's Great Outdoors

A trail ride on Icelandic horses in Tunbridge, Vt.; exploring the gardens at Primo restaurant in Rockland, Maine; Sunfox Farm in Concord, N.H.

KETKY

Bywords

James Lyon Sr.

Judge James Lyon, district Judge in 20th district, talks about the Kentucky Judiciary system. A 1981 KET production.

KETKIDS

Alma's Way

Piragua Problem / Balloon Blues

There's a new piragua flavor named after Alma, but what should Alma do when she doesn't like it? Alma wants to keep playing with balloon animals.

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3:30 pm ET 2:30 pm CT

KET

Ask This Old House

Patching a Hole In Baseboard/Maintaining a Lawn Mower

Richard helps a homeowner replace a shower valve. Tom shows how to patch a hole in baseboard. Roger shares some tips for maintaining a lawn mower.

KET2

Curious Traveler

Curious Vancouver

Christine examines the questions: Who was Gassy Jack and why was he so gassy? Why was Capilano Suspension Bridge built and what do all those totem poles mean?

KETKY

From the Ground Up

Residential Architecture

A look at Kentucky home architectual styles. A 1991 KET production.

KETKIDS

Alma's Way

Trick or Treatasaurus/The Haunted Hallway

Alma helps Junior after he accidentally ruins his dinosaur Halloween costume. Alma, Rafia and Lucas are in charge of the Haunted Hallway.

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4:00 pm ET 3:00 pm CT

KET

Jim Host: Game Changer

Explore the life of collegiate sports marketing pioneer Jim Host and discover the principles and philosophies that led to his success. From his experiences as an athlete, broadcaster, entrepreneur and public servant, Host has left an indelible imprint on national sports as well as his home state of Kentucky. The program is funded in part by the KET Endowment for Kentucky Productions. A 2023 KET production.

KET2

Woodsmith Shop

Easy-To-Build Workshop Organizers

Phil, Chris and Logan make a couple of upgrades for the workshop including a go-anywhere clamp cart.

KETKY

Kentucky Life

Chia; Regional Meals; Farmer Brown Tha' MC; Venerable Trees

Heartland Chia in Simpson County is developing a versatile crop; get a taste of Kentucky's regional dishes though Kentucky Tourism and chef Ouita Michel; Farmer Brown Tha' MC mixes rap, agriculture, and the classroom to make tasty jams; and tree huggers are welcome to support the work of Central Kentucky's Venerable Trees. A 2018 KET Production.

KETKIDS

Lyla in the Loop

Loopstastic Mess Vacuum Test/How the Cookie Crumbled

Luke, Lyla, and Everett test out some vacuums after the Loops vacuum breaks. The kids set out to make cookies using substituted ingredients.

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4:30 pm ET 3:30 pm CT

KET2

Kentucky Afield

Squirrel Hunt, Giant Catfish, Nature Hike

A mother/daughter squirrel hunt; river fishing for giant catfish; a mom and her kids go on a nature hike in Grayson County. A 2024 production.

KETKY

Lanham Brothers Jamboree

This comedy special features Randy Lanham, Joe Christian, Wade Hayes, Jeff Hardesty, and Kings Highway. A 2015 Production.

KETKIDS

Nature Cat

The Bumblebee Queen/Tree Love

The crew helps the Bumblebee Queen prepare for growing season. The gang learns the history of an old oak tree.

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5:00 pm ET 4:00 pm CT

KET

Nova

Secrets in Your Data

Alok Patel takes a look at what happens to the personal data shared on social media and efforts to maximize benefits without compromising personal privacy.

KET2

Homemade Live!

Snackless in Seattle

Sidney Rice talks about one of his favorite recipes and how he went from pro athlete to pro winemaker. Joel creates the perfect Pacific Northwest bite that can be made anywhere.

KETKY

Inside Louisville

On Par at Valhalla Golf Course with the PGA Tournament

As Louisville's Valhalla Golf Club prepares to host its 4th PGA Championship Tournament, we explore the history of this legendary golf course. David Novak, founder of Yum! Brands, is part of a group of longtime members who purchased the club from the PGA in 2022. He talks about what the change in ownership means for the future of Valhalla. Director of the 2024 PGA Championship Ryan Ogle explains what keeps the PGA returning to Valhalla, Kentucky's #1 golf course. A 2024 KET production.

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Arthur

Dear Adil/Bitzi's Break-Up

Arthur gets a new Turkish pen pal, Adil. Imagining Adil riding a camel to school and eating exotic foods, he worries that his letters about life in Elwood City will be awfully dull by comparison. Bitzi is breaking up with her boyfriend, Buster's baseball buddy Harry. Can Buster get them back together in time for the next game? And if not, can Buster and Harry stay friends anyway?

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5:30 pm ET 4:30 pm CT

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The Dooky Chase Kitchen: Leah's Legacy

Potluck

It's an abundance of flavors with three Chase family potluck favorites - stuffed bell peppers, baked macaroni and tutti frutti pork.

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Odd Squad

Training Day

Olive tells the story of what happened to her old partner. Algebraic thinking is showcased.

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Kishonna Gray

Renee's guest is Dr. Kishonna Gray, assistant professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. She is also the founder and director of the Critical Gaming Lab housed in the School of Justice Studies. Dr. Gray also holds a joint position in Women & Gender Studies and is an affiliate faculty in the African/African-American Studies Program. Her research and teaching interests incorporate an intersecting focus on identity, culture, and new media. A 2016 KET Production.

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BBC News America

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Table for All with Buki Elegbede

Cory Booker & Native Americans

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) talks about where food comes from, food deserts, food insecurity and the plight of New Jersey farmers; Ramapough Lenape tribe in Mahwah cooks traditional dishes and discusses the harrowing stories behind them.

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Wild Kratts

Cheetah Racer

Aviva declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah.

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Appalshop @ 40: Classics from the Collection

Coalmining Women/In Ya Blood

Interviewed at home and on the job, women coal miners tell of the conditions that led them to seek employment in this traditionally male-dominated industry and the problems they encountered once hired. And, the story of a typical young man from Appalachia in the summer after his senior year in high school. He must face the difficult decision faced by many Appalachian youth - whether to stay in the mountains or leave in search of a "better life." A 2011 Production.

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Kentucky Edition

May 16, 2024

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Pati's Mexican Table

Merida - Exploring with the Locals

Pati gets an inside look at Merida, the capital of Yucatan, and enjoys chaya empanadas.

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Wild Kratts

City Hoppers!

Aviva and Koki help kids make a catapult and Chris and Martin explore the world of grasshoppers. They soon realize that these mighty jumpers were really the first catapulters!

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PBS NewsHour

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Opportunity Knock$

The Pain of Forclo$ure and Bankruptcy

A single mom, a young family about to lose their home and a veteran on the brink of bankruptcy need help.

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Headwaters: Real Stories from Rural America

His Eye Is on the Sparrow/Girls' Hoops

"His Eye Is on the Sparrow" profiles Ethel Caffie-Austin, a daughter of the coalfields and West Virginia's "First Lady of Gospel Music." "Girls' Hoops" explores the history of girls' high school basketball in Kentucky, including its first heyday in the 1920s; the subsequent 42-year ban on statewide competition; its rebirth in the 1970s; and its development into the fiercely competitive, popular sport it has become today.

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Lyla in the Loop

Loopstastic Mess Vacuum Test/How the Cookie Crumbled

Luke, Lyla, and Everett test out some vacuums after the Loops vacuum breaks. The kids set out to make cookies using substituted ingredients.

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The Red Green Show

The Real Estate Project

Somebody buys the lot next door to Possum Lodge and starts fixing it up, ruining the neighborhood.

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Molly of Denali

Froggy of Denali/Molly Mabray and the Mystery Stones

Molly decides to keep a frog a pet and learns that frogs are more high maintenance than she thought. Molly and Tooey hope to see petroglyphs, ancient stone-carvings, on their trip to Sitka.

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Kentucky Life

Chia; Regional Meals; Farmer Brown Tha' MC; Venerable Trees

Heartland Chia in Simpson County is developing a versatile crop; get a taste of Kentucky's regional dishes though Kentucky Tourism and chef Ouita Michel; Farmer Brown Tha' MC mixes rap, agriculture, and the classroom to make tasty jams; and tree huggers are welcome to support the work of Central Kentucky's Venerable Trees. A 2018 KET Production.

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Antiques Roadshow

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens Hour 3

Akron, Ohio finds include a Fox Kids promotion kit, a Thurman Munson-signed baseball and Fernando Amorsolo oil paintings from 1955.

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This Old House

New Jersey | Tested and Approved

A blower door test reveals the home's airtightness; a baseboard trim gets a radius detail; discussing the borough's effort to maintain its tree-lined streets; installing a prefab tile niche; prepping interior trim for paint finish.

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Molly of Denali

Operation Sleepover/Beneath the Surface

Molly spends the night at Tooey's house when a blizzard strikes Qyah. Molly loses her fish charm bracelet in an ice hole.

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Ask This Old House

Smart Thermostat Wires, Bluestone Cleaning

Installing a smart thermostat after finding a wiring issue; staining a deck to protect and maintain it; cleaning a bluestone patio.

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Kentucky Afield

Squirrel Hunt, Giant Catfish, Nature Hike

A mother/daughter squirrel hunt; river fishing for giant catfish; a mom and her kids go on a nature hike in Grayson County. A 2024 production.

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Hero Elementary

Sara Loses Her Snap; A Soupie Mystery

Sara loses her superpowers on the same day when Sparks' Crew has to move a giant burger. A mysterious creature has been sighted in Super Superior Lake and the Sparks' Crew sets out to find it.

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Doc Martin

Mysterious Ways

In the Season 8 opener, after successfully rekindling their relationship, Louisa and Martin are living together again, but Louisa finds herself juggling too many responsibilities at once. As Portwenn prepares for a wedding, Bert hopes to profit from the festivities.

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Independent Lens

The Donut King

Hear the rise and fall story of Ted Ngoy, who fled Cambodia for the United States and built a multi-million-dollar fried pastry empire, Christy's Doughnuts.

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Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen (KET)

Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beer Battered Fish and Sides

We're having a fish fry! Tim is back from fishing with friends and ready to fry up some fish. Make some Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beer Battered Fish with sides of Onion Rings, Homemade French Fries, Hush Puppies and Baked Beans. A 2024 production.

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Cyberchase

Mother's Day

It's Mother's Day in Cyberspace-and Hacker is determined to ruin it for everyone, especially Motherboard, by derailing the train that picks up the rare and colorful Madre Bonitas, a beautiful flower that can be harvested only on this one day. It's a race against time as the kids and Digit try to repair the breaks in the line and save Mother's Day.

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Kentucky Collectibles

Folk Art Phonograph Dancers; Tiffany Racing Trophy; Kentucky Connection Book

Expert appraisers examine treasures including folk art phonograph dancers, a Tiffany Kentucky racing trophy, and a book with a connection to one of Kentucky's beloved historians. A 2013 KET Production.

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Let's Go Luna!

Where's Luna?/Pulling Strings

When Luna goes missing in Delhi, Andy tracks her down using her hat and an ancient astronomy site. Leo and Luna put on a traditional Kathputli puppet show that helps Andy and Carmen learn to get along.

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Father Brown

The Show Must Go On

Father Brown discovers there's more drama offstage than on in the latest production by the Kembleford Players.

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Kentucky Edition

May 16, 2024

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Rosie's Rules

The Catrina Mystery/The Lucky Dragon

For their Day of the Dead celebration, Rosie is in charge of the Catrina doll, but it keeps disappearing. Rosie celebrates Lunar New Year with The Lius.

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Vanishing Chinatown: The World of The May's Photo Studio

Photos from The May's Photo Studio provide an intimate glimpse of everyday life in San Francisco's Chinatown from the early to mid-1900s.

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Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen (KET)

Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beer Battered Fish and Sides

We're having a fish fry! Tim is back from fishing with friends and ready to fry up some fish. Make some Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beer Battered Fish with sides of Onion Rings, Homemade French Fries, Hush Puppies and Baked Beans. A 2024 production.

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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

I Am Confucius; I Am Sacagawea

Xavier and Yadina overcome a sibling spat with the help of Confucius. Sacagawea helps Xavier and Brad realize that just because Yadina is younger, she can do more than they think.

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BBC News

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Kentucky Edition

May 16, 2024

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Lanham Brothers Jamboree

This comedy special features Randy Lanham, Joe Christian, Wade Hayes, Jeff Hardesty, and Kings Highway. A 2015 Production.

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Alma's Way

Piragua Problem / Balloon Blues

There's a new piragua flavor named after Alma, but what should Alma do when she doesn't like it? Alma wants to keep playing with balloon animals.

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My Music with Rhiannon Giddens

Maeve Gilchrist

Rhiannon Giddens shares a musical visit with Celtic harpist Maeve Gilchrist and talk about Maeve's original composition for Silk Road Ensemble's "American Railroad" project.

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Kentucky Life

The Great Kentucky Hoard

In this special episode, find out how more than three million dollars in Civil War-era gold coins were found in a Kentucky farm field. How did they get there? For the first time, hear insights from the farmer who discovered them in what is now known as The Great Kentucky Hoard. A 2024 KET production.

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Alma's Way

Trick or Treatasaurus/The Haunted Hallway

Alma helps Junior after he accidentally ruins his dinosaur Halloween costume. Alma, Rafia and Lucas are in charge of the Haunted Hallway.

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Kentucky Edition

May 16, 2024

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Star Gazers

The Drama of Queen Cassiopeia

Host Trace Dominguez offers a brief synopsis of what's happening in the night sky.

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Amanpour and Company

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Miriam and Alan: Lost in Scotland

Season 1, Episode Three

Miriam Margolyes and Alan Cumming finish their Scottish odyssey driving from Inverness to Edinburgh.

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This Is the Ohio River - Life Death Rebirth of the Beautiful

Once dubbed "the beautiful river," the Ohio River has since fallen on hard times, derided by some as the dirtiest river in America. Filmmaker Morgan Atkinson travels the 981-mile waterway from Pennsylvania to Illinois, discovering more hopeful perspectives that look at the river in new and provocative ways.

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Lyla in the Loop

Loopstastic Mess Vacuum Test/How the Cookie Crumbled

Luke, Lyla, and Everett test out some vacuums after the Loops vacuum breaks. The kids set out to make cookies using substituted ingredients.

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