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KET announces Kentucky Tonight candidate programs for 2019 election


KET announces Kentucky Tonight candidate programs for 2019 election

For Release: 08/16/19 11:21 AM

KET’s Kentucky Tonight will host candidates in Kentucky races for Commissioner of Agriculture, State Treasurer, Auditor of Public Accounts, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor and Governor.

Hosted by Renee Shaw, Kentucky Tonight programs with candidates air Mondays at 8/7 pm on KET, beginning Sept. 30. The programs will also stream live at and will be archived online.

The schedule of candidate programs is as follows:

Monday, Sept. 30 (90-minute Kentucky Tonight, airing 8 pm to 9:30 pm EST)

  • Commissioner of Agriculture (30 minutes)
  • State Treasurer (30 minutes)
  • Auditor of Public Accounts (30 minutes)

Monday, Oct. 7

  • Secretary of State

Monday, Oct. 14

  • Attorney General

 Monday, Oct. 21

  • Lieutenant Governor

Monday, Oct. 28

  • Governor

Candidates appearing on these programs have demonstrated satisfaction of KET’s candidate invitation criteria, published at

Viewers with questions for the candidates may send an email to or use the message form at Viewers may also submit questions and comments on Twitter at @KyTonightKET or during the program by phone at 1-800-494-7605. All messages should include the sender’s first and last name and hometown town or county.

KET will offer live election night coverage on Tuesday, Nov. 5. 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.

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


Todd Piccirilli
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications