Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of March 31

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of March 31
March 29, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV March 31-April 6, 2019

Call the Midwife – Sunday, 3/31 at 8pm 
At the start of season eight, it’s spring of 1964 and everyone is excited for the Queen’s Royal Birth. With the additions of two new Sisters, who have been sent to live and work with the team in Poplar, Nonnatus House feels full once more.

  • MASTERPIECE: Mrs. Wilson – Sunday, 3/31 at 9pm
    Meet Alison Wilson, a recent widow who discovers her spy novelist husband lived a double life. Determined to uncover the truth about the man she loved, she soon finds herself at the center of a mystery that proves truth can be stranger than fiction.
  • Antiques Roadshow – Monday, 4/1 at 8pm 
    In Hotel del Coronado Hour 3, people bring prized possessions for evaluation.
  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 4/2 at 7:30pm 
    Artist Mario Moore asks, “Is it ever possible to truly rest?”; Painter Desiree Kelly develops her own style of urban portraiture; And Moira Bateman has a niche for nature. Plus, host DJ Oliver heads to the David Klein Gallery in Detroit.
  • Finding Your Roots – Tuesday, 4/2 at 8pm 
    The family histories of director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, performance artist Marina Abramovic and painter Kehinde Wiley.
  • Livingston Taylor Live From Sellersville Theater: Songs and Stories – Friday, 4/5 at 8pm 
    Explores the rise, demise and contested resurgence of the “motor city” through a multi-generational choir of voices who reside in mail carrier Wendell Watkins’s work route.
  • Great Performances at the Met: La Traviata – Friday, 4/5 at 10pm 
    Michael Mayer’s production of “La Traviata” features a 19th-century setting that changes with the seasons.
  • Midsomer Murders – Saturday, 4/6 at 8:30pm 
    When a social services investigator is found dead in a river, Barnaby finds that a number of suspects have had run-ins with the investigator.
  • Death in Paradise – Saturday, 4/6 at 10pm 
    Jack and the team investigate the death of a zoo owner, murdered by a tranquilizer dart.