Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV August 18-24, 2019
- LES MISÉRABLES 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT AT THE O2 – Sunday, 8/18 at 3:30pm
Silver-anniversary concert of the stage musical, in London. With Alfie Boe, Nick Jonas, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas and Lea Salonga.
- DOWNTON ABBEY RETURNS! – Sunday, 8/18 at 7:30pm
Host Jim Carter celebrates “Downton Abbey” with a sneak peek of the movie, interviews with the cast and creators, and never-before-seen video clips.
- DOWNTON ABBEY LIVE! – Sunday, 8/18 at 9pm
The cast and creators of “Downton Abbey” reveal stories from the series and answer questions from fans.
- PBS PREVIEWS: COUNTRY MUSIC – Monday, 8/19 at 8pm
A look at the Ken Burns series “Country Music,” which documents the evolution of country music over the 20th century.
- JOHN DENVER: COUNTRY BOY – Tuesday, 8/20 at 8pm
Family, friends and colleagues recount the private life and public legacy of singer John Denver.
- THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW – EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN – Tuesday, 8/20 at 9:30pm
The Pink Floyd tribute band presents a note-for-note rendering of the group’s music; songs include “Time,” “Another Brick in the Wall,” “Learning to Fly” and “Comfortably Numb.”
- PRINCE: RAVE UN2 THE YEAR 2000 – Wednesday, 8/21 at 9:30pm
The artist performs his hits with Lenny Kravitz, Rosie Gaines and Maceo Parker.
- THIS OLD HOUSE – 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL – Thursday, 8/22 at 9pm
The 40th anniversary celebration of “This Old House” includes vintage clips and interviews with hosts Kevin O’Connor, Steve Thomas and Bob Vila; past homeowners provide behind-the-scenes stories about the cast and crew.
- JOHN SEBASTIAN PRESENTS: FOLK REWIND (MY MUSIC) – Friday, 8/23 at 8pm
Performances by artists of the 1950s and ’60s include those of Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, the Kingston Trio, and the Chad Mitchell Trio.
DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES: LIVE IN DUBLIN – Friday, 8/23 at 10pm
Join the number-one selling duo in music history for this sold-out concert filmed in Dublin, their first performance in Ireland. Hall & Oates perform a set list of hits including “Maneater,” “Private Eyes,” “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” and more.
- STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART: TIMELESS MUSIC FROM THE 60S & 70S (MY MUSIC) – Saturday, 8/24 at 5:30pm
Musical memories from the ’60s and ’70s, including hits from Tony Orlando and Dawn, The Fifth Dimension, Dionne Warwick, B.J. Thomas, and Lou Rawls.