Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of January 27

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of January 27
January 25, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV January 27-February 2, 2019

  • Victoria Season 3 – Sunday, 1/27 at 9pm
    Albert enjoys time away from the family but Victoria longs to get back to the palace and politics.
  • Antiques Roadshow: Ca’D’Zan – Monday, 1/28 at 8pm 
    Topps baseball cards circa 1954-1956; John Ringling Hotel plate; a Harry Bertoia bronze.
  • Independent Lens – Rumble: The King – Monday, 1/28 at 9pm 
    Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki takes Elvis Presley’s 1963 Rolls-Royce on a musical road trip across the U.S.
  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 1/29 at 7:30pm 
    Runyanland Productions presents Geoff Packard’s “For the Record,” a play based on a music producer trying to flee the genetic disease of Huntington’s; a University of Michigan professor unearths the foxtrot, “The Most beautiful Time of Life,” arranged by prisoners of Auschwitz during the Holocaust; and 2018’s Sphinx competition winner, Rubén Rengel. Plus, host DJ Oliver tours the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus and interviews its CEO, Rabbi Eli Mayerfeld.
  • Finding Your Roots – Tuesday, 1/29 at 8pm 
    Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn learn about the challenges faced by their immigrant ancestors, who came to America from Italy, Russia and India.
  • Ethan Bortnick: The Power of Music – Friday, 2/1 at 8pm 
    The 12-year-old pianist performs with a 50-piece orchestra, 4-piece band and the 120-member Kids Choir.

Great Performances: Marnie – Friday, 2/1 at 10pm 
Watch composer Nico Muhly’s reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel about a beautiful, mysterious woman who assumes multiple identities. Starring Isabel Leonard in the title role alongside Christopher Maltman as Mark Rutland. Robert Spano conducts.

  • Doc Martin Season 8 – Saturday, 2/2 at 7:30pm 
    Martin and Louisa are desperate to stop James’ biting, so the try Mel’s suggestion of amber beads.
  • Austin City Limits – Saturday, 2/2 at 11pm 
    Blues guitarist and singer Buddy Guy performs songs from “The Blues Is Alive and Well”; hip-hop supergroup August Greene performs.