Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of March 3

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of March 3
March 1, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV March 3-9, 2019

  • I Miss Downton Abbey – Sunday, 3/3 at 6pm
    A celebration of all aspects of “Downton Abbey” — the cast, writing and locations — with clips from all six seasons, interviews and never-before-seen footage.
  • Victoria Season 3 – Sunday, 3/3 at 9pm
    The world is watching the Great Exhibitions, and the royal couple.

Josh Groban Bridges: In Concert From Madison Square Garden – Monday, 3/4 at 8pm 
Join the global superstar with the instantly recognizable voice along with special guests Idina Menzel and Jennifer Nettles for this critically-acclaimed, sold-out concert taped at the famed New York landmark.

  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr. – Uncovering America – Tuesday, 3/5 at 7:30pm 
    The life and work of Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and literary scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  • American Black Journal 50th Anniversary Celebration – Wednesday, 3/6 at 7:30pm 
    Celebrate American Black Journal’s 50 years on air with an event that looks back at its historic legacy and looks ahead at Detroit’s future, featuring interviews, music, dance and spoken word performances.
  • Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs – Wednesday, 3/6 at 9pm 
    Celebrate the centennial of the timeless and inescapable artist in this special featuring his greatest hits and cherished standards, including “Mona Lisa,” “Unforgettable” and “When I Fall in Love,” along with rarely seen footage from his variety show.
  • Dick Van Dyke: A Celebration – Wednesday, 3/6 at 10:30pm 
    The life and career of actor Dick Van Dyke features clips from his various performances as well as interviews with the cast of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and others.
  • 70s Soul Superstars – Friday, 3/8 at 8pm 
    Patti LaBelle hosts an all-star lineup of Motown, rhythm and blues, soul and disco artists including the Commodores, Sister Sledge and Heatwave.
  • Albert Cummings Live At 62 – Friday, 3/8 at 10:30pm 
    Features the widely respected bluesman and his band performing their hits past and present.
  • Learn to Play Guitar in a Day – Saturday, 3/9 at 3:30pm 
    Marlene Hutchinson explains her simple method of guitar playing.
  • Moments to Remember – Saturday, 3/9 at 7:30pm 
    Frankie Laine, Julius LaRosa, the Four Lads, the Four Freshmen and the Platters are a few of the musicians who perform their hits of the late 1950s and early ’60s.