Antiques Roadshow is Coming to Detroit to kick off its 18th season on PBS!
Antiques Roadshow is coming to Detroit on June 1st as part of the 2013 summer tour! Visit the Roadshow tour page for more details and how to apply for tickets!
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ET. Mark Wigglesworth conducts Elgar’s
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Nature presents a new three-part miniseries: Attenborough's Life Stories
In honor of Sir David
Attenborough's 60th anniversary on television, this three-part miniseries
focuses on three fields that David Attenborough feels have been transformed
most profoundly: filmmaking, science and the environment. Airing over 3 Wednesdays at 8:00 pm ET starting Wednesday, 1/23, Sir David Attenborough revisits key places and
events in his wildlife filmmaking career, reminisces through his old photos and
reflects on memorable wildlife footage, including swimming with dolphins and
catching a komodo dragon. Returning to his old haunts in Borneo, he recalls the
challenges of filming on a seething pile of guano in a bat cave.
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Under The Radar Michigan Saturday, 1/19 from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.,
repeated Wednesdays at
7:30 p.m.; also Tuesdays
at 9:30 p.m. on 56.3 Create. UTR Restaurant Special - In this special edition
of UTR, we travel all over Michigan and take you to some of our favorite
eateries from seasons 1 & 2. We hit Marquette, Muskegon, Wyandotte,
Ferndale, Detroit and Ann Arbor for some of the best food you’ll find on planet
Downton Abbey Sunday, 1/20 from 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET. Tom and the pregnant Sybil arrive at Downton after an incident in
Ireland has left Tom a wanted man; Edith has a letter in support of
women's suffrage published in a newspaper.
Independent Lens Monday, 1/21 from 10:00 - 11:30 p.m. ET. Beauty is Embarrassing - A portrait of visual artist Wayne White, whose work is an indelible part
of American pop culture due to his contributions to "Pee-wee's
Playhouse" and such music videos as Peter Gabriel's "Big Time." Those
early successes were followed by a fall, however.
Sesame Street Live 2013
Join us for another year of Sesame Street Live! Get your tickets for the best available seats in the house.
Elmo and friends teach children that everyone can
make and enjoy beautiful music together. "Elmo Makes Music" features
nearly two dozen songs, including classics that children will love to sing
along with such as "C Is for Cookie" and "The Alphabet
Go here for ticket information, and don't forget to join Kids Club for special offers on all DPTV events.
Arts & Culture
DCI Banks Thursday, 1/17 from 9:30 - 11:00 p.m. ET. A British police detective unravels mysteries in the Yorkshire countryside. Episode 2 of 7: Playing With Fire - Banks and Cabbot investigate an arson that destroyed two boats and left two dead.
Chris Mann: A Mann for All Seasons Saturday, 1/19 from 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET. Chris
Mann (from 'The Voice') performs an exciting and eclectic blend of songs, ranging from
"Ave Maria" to Damien Rice's "The Blower's Daughter," and
Willie Nelson's "Always On My Mind," to Lady Antebellum's "Need
Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles Saturday, 1/19 from 10:30 p.m. - Midnight ET. Take a step back in time to the 60s British invasion
with the Beatles tribute band Rain. Rain is a multi-media,
multi-dimensional experience including a fusion of historical footage and
hilarious television commercials from the 1960s.
And don't forget to donate to see Rain live at the
Fox Theatre, Saturday,
February 23, 2013 at 8:00 PM.
Single Tickets -
Tickets - $200
Great Performances at the Met Sunday, 1/20 from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET. L'Elisir d'Amore - Season
7 opens with Gaetano Donizetti's comic opera "L'Elisir d'Amore," about a
peasant (Matthew Polenzani) who wins the heart of a beautiful farm
owner (Anna Netrebko) with the help of a love potion he purchased from a
quack doctor (Ambrogio Maestri).
Leadership & Public Affairs
Frontline Tuesday, 1/22 from 10:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET. The Untouchables - More than four years since the financial crisis, not one senior Wall
Street executive has faced criminal prosecution for fraud. Frontline examines why. Are Wall
Street executives “too big to jail”?
Nova Wednesday, 1/23 from 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET. Rise of the Drones - The technologies behind drone aircraft are investigated. The planes can
be as large as a jumbo jet or as small as a bird; and can kill enemy
combatants. Included: remarks from Abe Karem, who was instrumental in
the development of the Predator aircraft.
American Experience: The Abolitionists Tuesday, 1/22 from 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET. Part Three: 1854-Emancipation and Victory - Conclusion. John Brown's 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, an attempt to spark
a slave revolt, is recounted, as is the 1860 election of Abraham
Lincoln and what followed: the Civil War, Emancipation Proclamation and
adoption of the 13th Amendment.
Packard - An American Classic Car Tuesday, 1/22 from 11:00 p.m. - Midnight ET. From its birthplace in Warren, Ohio in 1899 to its final
days in Detroit, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana in the late '50s, this
program chronicles the history of the Packard automobile through interviews
with Packard owners, vintage film and Packard archive photographs.
Children & Education
Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea Monday, 1/21 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. ET. The miniaturized Kratts are swept up in a current of plankton and become
part of a crowd of fish larva that's headed to a coral reef; and later
try to decipher the secret language of dolphins.
Create Programming Highlights
Looking for television's most popular how-to, cooking, crafting, and travel series? They're all on Detroit Public TV channel, 56.3 Create. (Comcast 288, BrightHouse 156, Charter 433).
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie Sunday, 1/20 from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. ET. Celebrated California chef Wendy Brodie creates lively, enticing recipes in each episode of Art of Food With Wendy Brodie.