Archive for October, 2013

Sherlock returns!

Big news: Sherlock season three is on its way!

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

sherlockA date has been set for the return of one of television’s most eagerly anticipated shows: Sherlock season 3 will premiere on Masterpiece on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 10/9 pm, following the 9/8 pm broadcast of Downton Abbey.

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Fifth Estate, Star Trek Into Darkness) and Martin Freeman (The HobbitThe Office UK) return as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in three new 90-minute episodes of the contemporary reinvention of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle classic, created by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who) and Mark Gatiss.

“The genius Sherlock team has done it again,” says Masterpiece executive producer Rebecca Eaton. “These new episodes are as wildly-imaginative and brilliantly-produced as all the others. These people are GOOD!”

Nearly 11 million viewers tuned into the second season of Sherlock, which ended with one of the most shocking cliffhangers in television history. Fans flocked to the internet to speculate about Sherlock’s “demise,” and express their eagerness to find out what happens next.

Check out this Entertainment Weekly exclusive story about the new season!

Story of Kentucky Military Institute

Learn the 126-year history of nation’s oldest private military prep school

Monday, Oct. 21, 2013

You’re invited! On Sunday, Oct. 27 at 7 pm, Character Makes the Man – The Story of the Kentucky Military Institute: 1845-1971 will be premiering at the Louisville Palace Theater followed by a Q&A Session with the filmmakers and KMI Alumni, then a VIP reception.

The film, narrated by Nick Clooney and produced by ParkerLane, LLC and in association with the Kentucky Educational Television (KET), is 60 minutes long. Tickets are now available and funds will benefit the KMI Alumni Association.

“KMI is a historical treasure that affected the lives of thousands. It is an institution that the alumni remember fondly and we immediately felt that this was a story that needed to be told and one that we wanted to tell,” said writer and producer, Kiley Lane Parker.

“This is a piece that is historically relevant to both the world and Kentucky, any history buff, Kentucky enthusiast or military veteran will enjoy this story.”

The Kentucky Military Institute was founded in 1845 by Colonel T.P. Allen. Over its 126 year history it graduated men who became military and political leaders, famous actors, NASCAR drivers and entrepreneurs.

The film premieres on KET on Monday, Oct. 28 at 9/8 pm.

Kentucky Collectibles!

The show about Kentucky’s treasures returns for second season

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

Kentucky Collectibles | KET imageKET’s Kentucky Collectibles, hosted by Dave Shuffett and Amy Hess, premieres its second season of sharing Kentucky’s culture through the stories of Kentuckians and their prized possessions. Throughout the season, the hosts will also make trips to explore the world of antiques and collectibles.

Kentucky Collectibles premieres Sunday, Oct. 20 at 3:30/2:30 p.m. on KET and Monday Oct. 21 at 9/8 p.m. on KET2.

In the season premiere, 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.

You can watch season one of Kentucky Collectibles online!

New to this season are “how to” features with experts from the well-known Garth’s Auctions in Delaware, Ohio. These segments, targeted to both new collectors and those with years of experience, will focus on getting started in antique collecting, properly storing items, the effect the Internet has had on collecting, some dangers of buying items online, what’s trendy right now, and more.

This season also includes a look at items from the Kentucky State Treasury’s unclaimed property division and an exploration of the unbelievable guitar collection of Kentucky HeadHunters member Greg Martin.

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