Arts Programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of February 9

Arts Programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of February 9
February 7, 2020 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV February 9-15, 2020

A VERY BRITISH ROMANCE WITH LUCY WORSLEY – Sunday, 2/9 at 8pm Lucy Worsley’s exploration of three centuries of love’s rituals begins with the Georgian era, including the novels of Jane Austen.

  • SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE– Sunday, 2/9 at 9pm Charlotte and Sidney join forces to try and rescue Miss Lambe; Tom tries to save Sanditon and his marriage; Edward and Clara devise a plan to seize Lady Denham’s legacy.
  • VIENNA BLOOD– Sunday, 2/9 at 10pm Max and Oskar are drawn into a sphere of nationalistic groups who despise Vienna’s immigrants; Max’s fiancee takes daring risks before the murderer’s rationale is revealed.
  • ANTIQUES ROADSHOW – Monday, 2/10 at 8pm A 1919 Babe Ruth Home Run Record award; an 1876 Centennial Exhibition sketchbook; a mother of pearl button suit circa 1970.
  • NO PASSPORT REQUIRED – Monday, 2/10 at 9pm The deep-rooted Chinese community in Las Vegas, including its diverse food traditions and a new wave of chefs transforming their parents’ cuisine.
  • DETROIT PERFORMS – Tuesday, 2/11 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 – Tuesday, 2/11 at 8pm Questlove, S. Epatha Merkerson and Ava DuVernay explore the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery.
  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: THE FIGHT – Tuesday, 2/11 at 9pm The 1938 world heavyweight championship between Joe Louis and German boxer Max Schmeling.
  • EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL – Wednesday, 2/12 at 10pm The team battle through the jungle into the heart of Indonesian Borneo, where a remote mountain range guards caves, holding secrets that could rewrite history.
  • UNDER THE RADAR MICHIGAN – Thursday 2/13 at 8:30pm You know, Michigan has so many incredible iconic brands that it would virtually impossible and borderline irresponsible to just pick four. But you know us … we’re totally irresponsible!
  • AFRICA’S GREAT CIVILIZATIONS – Thursday 2/13 at 10pm The impact of the Atlantic trading world; revolutionary movements of the 18th and early 19th centuries; 19th-century Africa and uncolonized Ethiopia.
  • ALBERT CUMMINGS LIVE AT THE ’62 CENTER – Friday, 2/14 at 8pm
    Blues musician Albert Cummings performs live at the Williams College ’62 Center for Theatre & Dance in October 2016.
  • COUNTRY MUSIC – Friday, 2/14 at 10pm
    Mainstream crossovers and a new “Outlaw” sound are prevalent in country music during the years 1973-1983.
  • AUSTIN CITY LIMITS – Saturday, 2/15 at 11pm
    Acclaimed singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile performs.