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KET announces Kentucky Tonight candidate programs for 2016 primary election


KET announces Kentucky Tonight candidate programs for 2016 primary election

For Release: 02/08/16 11:52 AM

KET continues its in-depth political coverage with Kentucky Tonight programs featuring candidates in contested 2016 primary races for U.S. House and U.S. Senate.

Hosted by Bill Goodman, Kentucky Tonight programs with candidates begin Monday, March 21 at 8/7 pm on KET. The programs will also stream live at and will be archived online.

KET’s candidate invitation criteria and deadlines are available at Candidates who demonstrate satisfaction of KET’s candidate invitation criteria before the deadline are invited to appear on a Kentucky Tonight program scheduled for their race.

The schedule for Kentucky Tonight’s primary election programs follows:

March 21
3rd Congressional District Republicans

March 28
6th Congressional District Republicans

April 11
6th Congressional District Democrats

April 18
1st Congressional District Democrats

April 25
1st Congressional District Republicans

May 2
U.S. Senate Republicans

May 9
U.S. Senate Democrats

Viewers with questions for the candidates may send an email to or use the message form at Viewers may also submit questions on Twitter to @BillKET. The phone number for viewer questions during the programs is 1-800-494-7605.

KET will offer live primary election night coverage on Tuesday, May 17. Prior to that, additional election coverage and analysis continues each Friday evening at 8/7 pm on KET’s Comment on Kentucky, hosted by Bill Bryant.

Kentucky Tonight is a KET production, produced by Deidre Clark. Goodman is host and managing editor.

KET is Kentucky’s largest classroom, serving more than one million people each week via television, online and mobile. Learn more about Kentucky’s preeminent public media organization on Twitter @KET and and at


Todd Piccirilli
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications