Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of April 7th

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of April 7th
April 5, 2019 Christina Amato

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV April 7-April 13, 2019

  • Call the Midwife – Sunday, 4/7 at 8pm 
    In episode 2/8, Lucille assists an elderly hoarder struggling to keep her independence, while Sister Hilda and the team work hard to help a Ghanaian family with an undiagnosed illness
  • MASTERPIECE: Mrs. Wilson – Sunday, 4/7 at 9pm
    In episode 2, Alison tracks down Dorothy, Alec’s partner in espionage years earlier while working in India. Like Alison, she too was deceived by the charming spy and the stories he told. The pages start filling in about the man she thought she knew.
  • Antiques Roadshow – Monday, 4/8 at 8pm 
    Travel to Tulsa for ROADSHOW treasures appraised at Philbrook Museum of Art, including a 2006 J.K. Rowling-signed “Harry Potter” book, the first “Yield” sign with documentation, and a 1949 Model 4500 Rolex and box. Which is valued at $71,000?
  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 4/9 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.
  • Reconstruction: America After the Civil War– Tuesday, 4/9 at 9:00pm 
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents the definitive history of the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself amidst profound loss, massive destruction and revolutionary social change.
  • Ethan Bortnick: The Power of Music – Friday, 4/12 at 8pm 
    The 12-year-old pianist performs with a 50-piece orchestra, 4-piece band and the 120-member Kids Choir.
  • Midsomer Murders – Saturday, 4/13 at 8:30pm 
    Great Worthy experiences wedding-themed murders after a young woman is found dressed like a bride and drowned in a bath.
  • Death in Paradise – Saturday, 4/13 at 10pm 
    Jack and the team are puzzled when the presenter of a holiday television program is found drowned, and the spotlight falls on the crew.