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J.P. McCarthy Voice of Detroit

"Good mornin' world!"

If you lived in Detroit from 1965 to 1995, that was the greeting you woke up to every morning on the radio. The voice belonged to J.P. McCarthy, an icon of Detroit broadcasting who ruled the radio waves in the Motor City for thirty years. Tune in 3/17 at 9:30pm for a doc that tells J.P.’s story, the ultimate local-kid-done-good tale. Learn more >

Inside Grand Hotel

Inside Grand Hotel Thursday, 3/16 at 8pm. Explore Grand Hotel’s iconic spaces to learn what has made this unique property a successful landmark for 130 years. DVD available >

Santana IV

Santana IV Saturday, 3/18 at 11pm. The original Santana band featuring Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Michael Carabello and Michael Shrieve perform live in Las Vegas. DVD available >

Gregory Porter: Live in Berlin

Gregory Porter: Live in Berlin Monday, 3/20 at 9:30pm. This concert filmed in 2016, captures jazz singer Gregory Porter and his superb band performing tracks from across his career. DVD available >

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This Week's Highlights
John Denver: Country Boy

John Denver: Country Boy Tuesday, 3/14 at 8pm. A profile of John Denver (1943-97), one of the most successful singers of the 1970s, featuring remarks from family and friends. DVD available >

Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum

Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Tuesday, 3/14 at 9:30pm. The Highwaymen (Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson) perform at Long Island's Nassau Coliseum in a 1990 concert. DVD available >


Rocktopia Thursday, 3/16 at 9:30pm. Classical music meets classic rock at the Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest. DVD available >

Daniel O'Donnell: Back Home Again

Daniel O'Donnell: Back Home Again Friday, 3/17 at 8pm. Daniel sings a collection of Irish melodies, timeless favorites, signature hits, and never-before performed new songs in Dublin. Tickets available >

Whole Heart Solution

Whole Heart Solution Saturday, 3/18 at 7:30pm. Plant-based cardiologist Joel K. Kahn, MD, reveals more than 75 simple, low-cost things you can do right away to make yourself heart attack-proof. Learn more >

Dr. Christiane Northrup: Glorious Women Never Age

Dr. Christiane Northrup: Glorious Women Never Age Sunday, 3/19 at 11:30am. Dr. Christiane Northrup shares advice on how women can grow old without aging by redefining the term "aging," keeping one's blood sugar stable, and exercising. DVD available >

Ken Burns: America's Storyteller

Ken Burns: America's Storyteller Sunday, 3/19 at 6pm. A tribute to documentarian Ken Burns including a preview of his new "Vietnam War" series. Get the collection >

Accidental Activists

Freep Film Festival Monday, 3/20 at 7:30pm. Accidental Activists - Film follows the three-year struggle of local same-sex couple and their fight for marriage equality. Learn More >


DPTV: Station of the Year

Michigan Association of Broadcasters awards

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters awards Detroit Public Television 2016 Public Television Station of the Year! Check it out >

Get tickets for the 55th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival

Join us for Ethan Bortnick live in concert

Join us for Ethan Bortnick in Concert March 24

Ethan Bortnick will dazzle audiences March 24 in Detroit. Get tickets >

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