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Soundbreaking: George Martin

Stories from the cutting edge of recorded music

A new 8-part series airing 11/14-11/18 & 11/21-11/23 at 10pm ET, the last project produced by legendary music producer Sir George Martin, Soundbreaking offers an amazing look into the art of music recording. Watch preview >
PBS Newshour Election Coverage

PBS Newshour Election Coverage Tuesday, 11/8 at 8pm ET. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff anchor coverage of the election results all night long. Check out PBS Election Central >

Military Medicine: Beyond the Battlefield

Military Medicine: Beyond the Battlefield Wednesday, 11/9 at 10pm ET. Military medical advances on the battlefield and home front are examined. Watch preview >

Death is Not the Answer

Death is Not the Answer Friday, 11/11 at 8pm ET. Keith Famie explores the reasons for suicidal tendencies to convey the message that death is not the answer. Watch preview >

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This Week's Highlights
Nature The Story of Cats, Part 2

Nature Wednesday, 11/9 at 8pm ET. The Story of Cats, Part 2: Into the Americas - The arrival of cats in the Americas is recalled. Also: the rise of domestic cats. Watch preview >

NOVA Treasures of the Earth: Metals

NOVA Wednesday, 11/9 at 9pm ET. Treasures of the Earth: Metals - The science of metals is examined. Included: how metals helped usher humanity from the Stone Age to the stars. Watch preview >

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Thursday, 11/10 at 9pm ET. Blood and Circuses - A carnival sideshow entertainer is murdered, so Phryne goes undercover as a circus performer to investigate. Watch preview >


Gypsy Friday, 11/11 at 10pm ET. The hit revival of Gypsy, starring Imelda Staunton, comes to the PBS Arts Fall Festival. Watch preview >

A Craftsmans Legacy

A Craftsman's Legacy Saturday, 11/12 at 11:30am ET. The Flute Maker - Native American-style flute maker Geri Littlejohn shows how she makes a flute from a piece of bamboo. Watch preview >

Great American Songbook

Ashley Brown joins the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Jeff Tyzik to relive classics from the names that built the great American Songbook Nov. 4-6 at Orchestra Hall. More >

The Durrells in Corfu

The Durrells in Corfu Sunday, 11/13 at 8pm ET. Louisa's aunt visits from England; and a string of mishaps threatens to end the family's Greek idyll until Sven comes to the rescue. Watch preview >


Poldark Sunday, 11/13 at 9pm ET. Ross plays the game he despises; George faces possible success; and the copper mine yields a glimmer of hope. Watch preview >

Indian Summers

Indian Summers Sunday, 11/13 at 10pm ET. Aafrin faces charges of treason; and Alice's prospects aren't much better. In other events, Ralph fears his destiny is slipping away. Watch preview >


Join us for a Rick Steves Special Travel Event

Join us for a travel lecture with Rick Steves Dec 4

Rick Steves – acclaimed for his bestselling guidebooks and public television series is returning to Detroit on Sunday, December 4 to share his tried and true tips and tricks for smart travelling. Get tickets >

Sesame Street Live is January 28

What's happening on local programs:

Thursdays - 7:30pm ET

American Black Journal 
Sundays - 9:30am ET

Detroit Performs
Detroit Performs 
Tuesdays - 7:30pm ET

Rick Steves Travel Lecture 12/4