Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of November 11

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of November 11
November 9, 2018 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV November 11-17, 2018

  • Articulate – Sunday, 11/11 at 1pm
    Guitarist Kaki King; Thi Bui’s graphic memoir about her family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam.
  • MASTERPIECE: Grantchester – Sunday, 11/11 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, 11/11 at 8pm 
    Louisa finds it more than a little awkward when Larry invites Henry Miller to stay with the family, since he insists on walking around naked.
  • MASTERPIECE: Poldark – Sunday, 11/11 at 9pm 
    The Poldarks, Enyses and Warleggans enjoy London’s distractions; George dotes on Elizabeth, delighting at the prospect of an heir; Lady Whitworth has a physician agree to commit Morwenna to an asylum.
  • The Woman in White – Sunday, 11/11 at 10pm 
    Marian eavesdrops on Sir Percival and Fosco’s plot, but soon falls gravely ill. Sir Percival tells Laura that Marian has gone to London with Count Fosco & Laura follows.
  • Jamestown – Sunday, 11/11 at 11pm 
    Rumors of a goldmine spread suspicion through the settlement; Farlow and Redwick resort to espionage to get the better of Jocelyn.
  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 11/13 at 7:30pm 
    Sculptor Leslie Greeneisen pursues and shares her passion for clay; Art therapist Karianne Spens-Hanna works with the youth at the Macomb County Juvenile Justice Center; And Young Actors Stage teaches theatrics. Plus, host DJ takes part in an art camp led by Greeneisen.
  • We’ll Meet Again – Tuesday, 11/13 at 8pm
    Two Vietnam veterans search for the heroes who saved them; an Army officer searches for the helicopter pilot who rescued him; a soldier wants to reconnect with the surgeon who saved his leg from amputation.
  • Spying on the Royals – Thursday, 11/15 at 9pm 
    The truth about King Edward VIII’s affair with American woman Wallis Simpson, and the espionage operation that accompanied the investigation.
  • MetroArts Detroit – Friday, 11/16 at 5:30pm 
    MetroArts features artists in and around the Metropolitan Detroit area representing the disciplines of visual, performing, and communication arts.
  • Straight no Chaser: Songs of the Decade – Friday, 11/16 at 8pm 
    The group journeys through the pop songbook, covering doo wop to contemporary pop. From Atlantic City, N.J.
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve – Friday, 11/16 at 10pm 
    Founder Paul O’Neill outlines the past, present, and future of the orchestra.

Great Performances: John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway – Friday, 11/16 at 11pm 
Follow John Leguizamo’s path to the Great White Way with his latest theatrical showcase, “Latin History for Morons,” a comedic yet pointed look at the systematic repression of Hispanic culture throughout American history.

  • Father Brown – Saturday, 11/17 at 7:30pm
    Lady Felicia’s reckless driving lands her in a hospital bed next to Mrs. McCarthy — with a killer on the loose.
  • Maigret – Saturday, 11/17 at 8:30pm 
    Maigret investigates the apparently random murders of a countess and a showgirl.
  • Death in Paradise – Saturday, 11/17 at 10pm
    DI Goodman and the team are under pressure to solve the murder of a volleyball player.
  • Austin City Limits – Saturday, 11/17 at 11pm 
    Singer and actress Janelle Monae performs progressive rhythm and blues with songs from her album “Dirty Computer.”