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KET Summer Spectacular offers full day of special programming


KET Summer Spectacular offers full day of special programming

For Release: 07/21/17 1:11 PM

KET’s Summer Spectacular on Sunday, Aug. 6 offers a day-long extravaganza of health and fitness, travel, and music specials – plus the opportunity to support KET’s programming and services. Viewers may call 1-800-866-0366 or go online at to contribute throughout the event.

Summer Spectacular highlights include:

Johnny Mathis – Wonderful, Wonderful | The legendary Johnny Mathis performs favorites including “Chances Are,” “Twelfth of Never,” “Wonderful, Wonderful,” “It’s Not For Me To Say,” “Too Much, Too Little Too Late,” and more.
KET2: Sunday, Aug. 6 at 10:30/9:30 am
KET: Sunday, Aug. 6 at 6/5 pm

Rick Steves’ Tasty Europe | Travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his way through Europe, one delightful taste at a time. In this new special, Steves enjoys seasonal raw herring in Holland, a farm-to-table country feast in Tuscany, local firewater in Bulgaria and more.
KET2: Sunday, Aug. 6 at 12:30 pm/11:30 am
KET2: Sunday, Aug. 6 at 11:30/10:30 pm

Weddings of Downton Abbey | Downton Abbey fans won’t want to miss this all-new special, as host and Downton star Hugh Bonneville presents favorite “I Do” moments from the series. The program features new interviews with Julian Fellowes, Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge, the creative team who brought these romantic relationships to life.
KET: Sunday, Aug. 6 at 9:30/8:30 pm

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Todd Piccirilli
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications