Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of October 28

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of October 28
October 25, 2018 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV October 28-November 3, 2018

  • Articulate – Sunday, 10/28 at 1pm
    Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo; lexicographer and writer Kory Stamper; former NASA physicist Robert J. Lang.
  • MASTERPIECE: Grantchester – Sunday, 10/28 from 2-6pm 
    James Norton stars as the handsome, jazz-loving vicar Sidney Chambers, with Robson Green as his law-enforcement ally, Inspector Geordie Keating.
  • MASTERPIECE: The Durrells in Corfu – Sunday, 10/28 at 8pm 
    Louisa becomes jealous of Spiros spending time with a new Italian family who have arrived on the island, the beautiful and glamorous Ferraris.
  • MASTERPIECE: Poldark – Sunday, 10/28 at 9pm 
    Ross’s efforts in Westminster meet successive failures and he is advised to take a more nuanced approach; Demelza continues with her matchmaking efforts in Cornwall.
  • The Woman in White – Sunday, 10/21 at 10pm 
    Laura’s uncle sends Walter away before he is able to learn the truth about Anne; Laura confesses her feelings for Walter, prompting Sir Percival to move up their wedding date; Anne’s mother searches for her daughter.
  • Jamestown – Sunday, 10/28 at 11pm 
    Farlow and Redwick look to send the women a powerful message as their disdain for their new female neighbors intensifies.
  • Antiques Roadshow – Monday, 10/29 at 8pm
    A rag doll named Chucky; a Leonora Carrington painting; a “Bride of Frankenstein” pressbook.
  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 10/30 at 7:30pm 
    A group of University of Michigan students who speak for the 48217 community through a mural; A performance of “Every Brilliant Thing” at Tipping Point Theatre; Artist Gail Rosenbloom Kaplan.
  • Jay Leno: The Mark Twain Prize – Thursday, 11/1 at 9:30pm 
    Jay Leno is honored with the 17th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The program features Garth Brooks, Kristin Chenoweth, Kevin Eubanks, Jimmy Fallon, Chelsea Handler, Seth Meyers, Jerry Seinfeld, and more.
  • Richard Pryor: Icon – Thursday, 11/1 at 11pm
    Richard Pryor’s impact on the craft of comedy and today’s top comics is legendary and unrivaled. See his profound and enduring influence on comedy and culture.
  • Bee Gees: One Night Only – Friday, 11/2 at 8pm
    A 1997 concert in Las Vegas by the Grammy-winning trio that “covered the whole spectrum of our career,” according to Robin Gibb.

Great Performances: An American in Paris – The Musical – Friday, 11/2 at 9:30pm  
Relive the magic of George Gershwin’s 1928 composition “An American in Paris,” which he described as an extended symphonic tone poem. Happily for Broadway, dance and Gershwin fans, the Broadway production makes its television debut on Great Performances with its original stars, Tony nominees Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope.

  • Father Brown – Saturday, 11/3 at 7:30pm
    Father Brown is trapped in a derelict building when a former music hall comic swears revenge.
  • Maigret – Saturday, 11/3 at 8:30pm Maigret is determined to find the murderer of a man who called him just a few hours earlier.
  • Death in Paradise – Saturday, 11/3 at 10pm
    DI Goodman investigates when a bride-to-be is killed.
  • Austin City Limits – Saturday, 11/3 at 11pm 
    Miguel blends funk, rock, hip-hop and electronica with “War & Leisure”; Canadian singer Alessia Cara.Acclaimed singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile performs.