Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of May 26

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of May 26
May 24, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV May 26 – June 1, 2019

National Memorial Day Concert – Sunday, 5/26 at 8 & 9:30pm 
Joe Mantegna and Mary McCormack co-host the 30th anniversary broadcast of the annual concert honoring the men and women of the U.S. armed forces, live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, featuring the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jack Everly.

  • MODUS – Sunday, 5/26 at 11pm
    Carlsson is brought in for questioning, during which Inger Johanne uncovers a personal connection between her and Carlsson; Inger Johanne discovers a link between the murders.
  • American Experience: Rachel Carson – Tuesday, 5/28 at 8pm
    Scientist Rachel Carson’s book “Silent Spring” and other writings advance the global environmental movement.
  • One Detroit: Mackinac Specials – Thursday, 5/29 – Friday, 5/31 at 7:30pm 
    Recap of the day’s panels including exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes directly from the Mackinac Policy Conference.
  • Great Performances – Hitman: David Foster and Friends – Friday, 5/31 at 9pm 
    Singers pay tribute to prolific songwriter and producer David Foster; guests include Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, Michael Bublé, Peter Cetera and Celine Dion
  • PBS Books: Wayne Kramer – Friday, 5/31 at 11pm
    The guitarist and co-founder of the Detroit rock group MC5, discusses his book chronicling his life.
  • Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop – Saturday, 6/1 at 5:30pm 
    Recording artists of the 1950s reunite and perform; they include the McGuire Sisters, Debbie Reynolds, and Rosemary Clooney.
  • Doc Martin – Saturday, 6/1 at 7:30pm 
    Awaiting his hearing, Martin has not been able to practice, but this does not stop patients from asking for medical advice.
  • Midsomer Murders – Saturday, 6/1 at 8:30pm 
    The body of a farmer is found in the middle of a stone circle and suspicion leads to a group of druids.
  • American Experience: Stonewall Uprising – Saturday, 6/1 at 10:30pm 
    Violent protests and street demonstrations erupt when police raid New York’s Stonewall Inn in 1969.