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Fancy Farm and beyond

Watch Fancy Farm highlights tonight with Bill and Renee

Monday, August 8, 2011


Fancy Farm 2011 might be over, but it’s just the beginning of the 2011 election season in Kentucky. KET is your source for all things political, from Fancy Farm coverage through election night and beyond.

Did you miss a Fancy Farm speech? Want to watch it all again? Click here to check out KET’s archive of the entire event, plus every individual’s speech. This archive will be up all election season, so visit it often when you need a refresher of the candidates’ performances at Fancy Farm.

Tonight, Monday, August 8, join Bill Goodman and Renee Shaw for highlights from the Fancy Farm picnic and excerpts from the speeches in a special one-hour edition of “Fancy Farm 2011: Pork, Pie and Politics.”

“Fancy Farm 2011: Pork, Pie and Politics” airs tonight at 8/7 pm CT on KET in place of Kentucky Tonight.

Looking toward November

We’ll continue to bring you the information you need with our Kentucky Tonight programs with the candidates, scheduled in September and October. Ferrell Wellman hosts lively discussions on all things political with a new panel of journalists each Friday night on Comment on Kentucky.

Then, tune in to KET the weekend of Nov. 4-6 for analysis from political observers on Comment on KentuckyConnections with Renee Shaw, and One to One with Bill Goodman.

On Election Eve, join us on Kentucky Tonight for opinions and predictions from political observers, on Monday, Nov. 7 at 8/7 pm CT on KET. And see how it all turns out by watching Election 2011: The Vote on Tuesday, Nov. 8, beginning at 7/6 pm CT on KET.

Fancy Farm coverage

KET is the only place to watch entire Fancy Farm event live on television

Monday, July 25, 2011

The unofficial kick-off of every election season in Kentucky is the annual Fancy Farm picnic, and KET is the only station in the state broadcasting the entire event live on television. In addition to the live coverage, there will also be a special pre-Fancy Farm Comment on Kentucky and a post-event highlight show “Fancy Farm: Pork, Pie and Politics.”

And this year, there are so many ways to stay tuned to Fancy Farm: live television broadcast, KET Live Webcast, and Twitter coverage!

Friday, August 5: special live Comment

Ferrell Wellman will host Comment on Kentucky live from Fancy Farm. A panel of journalists will discuss the political news of the event and what’s expected the following day. This episode of Comment on Kentucky airs at 8/7 pm CT on KET and KET Live Webcast.

Saturday, August 6: Fancy Farm live

Bill Goodman and Renee Shaw will broadcast live from Fancy Farm, beginning at 2:30/1:30 pm on KET and KET Live Webcast. The afternoon’s political stump speeches will be broadcast in their entirety. Follow @BillKET and @ReneeKET on Twitter, who’ll be using hashtags #fancyfarm2011 and #electky. Goodman and Shaw will live-tweet comments, observations and developments and answer viewers’ questions via Twitter from the event. Also, follow @tweetKET for additional live coverage.

Joining them with analysis of this year’s races will be John David Dyche, a Louisville attorney and author of Republican Leader: A Political Biography of Senator Mitch McConnell, and Jennifer Moore, former Kentucky Democratic Party chair.

Monday, August 8: Fancy Farm analysis and follow-up

Goodman and Shaw will present highlights from the Fancy Farm picnic and introduce excerpts from the speeches in a special one-hour edition of “Fancy Farm 2011: Pork, Pie and Politics.” This program airs at 8/7 pm CT on KET in place of Kentucky Tonight.

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