Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of October 6

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of October 6
October 4, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV October 6-12, 2019

  • THE DURRELLS IN CORFU – Sunday, 10/6 at 8pm
    Louisa finds herself fending off unexpected romantic advances; Leslie’s arranged hunt for new guest, Colonel Ribbindane, doesn’t go as planned when his past revisits him; Theo acquires a surprising housemate.
  • POLDARK – Sunday, 10/6 at 9pm
    Demelza and the children join Ross in London but his pursuit of Ned’s vindication finds them caught in a dangerous web; George pursues his new alliance but his lingering grief has unexpected consequences.
  • PRESS – Sunday, 10/6 at 10pm
    At The Herald, Holly is tasked with giving a controversial right-wing commentator and media personality a tour of the office; at The Post, Ed is given his first “death knock”, interviewing the parents a footballer who has committed suicide.
  • PROFESSOR T – Sunday, 10/6 at 11pm
    Professor T launches his own investigation when Commissioner Flamant forbids him from looking into the murder of a plastic surgeon.
  • ANTIQUES ROADSHOW – Monday, 10/7 at 8pm
    The Gen X Years – Matt Groening artwork; Charles Loloma bracelets; Evel Knievel’s leathers.
  • RETRO REPORT ON PBS – Monday & Tuesday, 10/7 & 10/8 at 9pm
    Retro Report makes sense of the present by revealing the past. Join journalists Celeste Headlee and Masud Olufani as they connect the present to the past through four distinct and varied stories.
  • DETROIT PERFORMS – Tuesday, 10/8 at 7:30pm
    Artist Robert Schefman finds inspiration in secrets; Artist Matt Eaton explores themes of nostalgia and space; and Gabriela Riveros is influenced by her Paraguayan heritage.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. – Tuesday, 10/8 at 8pm
The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.

  • THIS OLD HOUSE – 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL – Friday, 10/11 at 8pm
    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.
  • NOW HEAR THIS – Friday, 10/11 at 10pm
    Tracing Handel’s footsteps and influences in Italy, while exploring the country’s fashion, cars, food, and wine of today.
  • THE HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS – Friday, 10/11 at 11pm
    Recognizing excellence in a variety of fields, from arts to STEM.
  • AUSTIN CITY LIMITS – Saturday, 10/12 at 11pm
    Pop singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers plays songs from her album “Heard It in a Past Life.”