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DPTV eNews: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores where we came from on Finding Your Roots

This 10-week series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.  Season 2 premieres Tuesday, 9/23, at 8pm ET and opens with Stephen King, Courtney B. Vance and Gloria Reuben, who learn about their paternal ancestry. Watch Preview >


MiWeek Thursday, 9/18 at 7:30pm ET. Christy McDonald, Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson join to provide context and perspective on the top news stories affecting Metro Detroit, the State of Michigan and the Great Lakes region.


The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Thursday-Saturday, 9/18-9/20 at 8pm ET. Ken Burns' comprehensive look at Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor continues as FDR introduces the Great Depression initiatives collectively known as the New Deal and a reluctant America enters World War II.


American Masters: The Boomer List Tuesday, 9/23 at 9pm ET. From the time of its birth, the baby boomer generation (1946-1964) has significantly and uniquely changed our world. 2014 marks an important shift, as the last boomers turn 50. The Boomer List looks at 19 iconic boomers - one born each year of the baby boom.

This Week's Highlights
Miss-Marple.jpg Masterpiece Mystery: Miss Marple Sunday, 9/21 at 8 & 9:30pm ET. A Caribbean Mystery & Greenshaw's Folly - It's a double dose of Miss Marple as the sleuth investigates a death on her Caribbean vacation and the goings-on at an eccentric botanist's home.
POV-Koch.jpg POV Monday, 9/22 at 10pm ET. Koch - A profile of former New York mayor Ed Koch (1924-2013), whose blunt, combative ways personified the city during his years in office (1978-'89). 
Detroit-Performs-WRCJ.jpg Detroit Performs Tuesday, 9/23 at 7:30pm ET. Featuring Austen Brantley, a young sculptor creating amazing portraits in clay, and students at Detroit’s Cass Tech who wrote and produced an original musical about The Heidelberg Project. 
Pioneers-of-Television-Funny-Ladies.jpg Pioneers of Television Tuesday, 9/23 at 11pm ET. Funny Ladies - Spotlights female comedians, including stand-ups Phyllis Diller and Joan Rivers, and such sitcom stars as Lucille Ball, Marla Gibbs, Mary Tyler Moore and Betty White. 
Nature-Penguins-Spy-in-the-Huddle.jpg Nature Wednesday, 9/24 at 8pm ET. Penguins: Spy in the HuddleFor nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins infiltrate penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face day-to-day.
NOVA-Rise-of-the-Hackers.jpg NOVA Wednesday, 9/24 at 9pm ET. Rise of the HackersThe experts battling to protect data from hackers are spotlighted. Included: the men who discovered an advanced cyber weapon; and scientists who think they can store passwords in unconscious brains.
Secrets-of-the-Dead-Resurrecting-Richard-III.jpg Secrets of the Dead Wednesday, 9/24 at 10pm ET. Resurrecting Richard IIIScientists study the bones of King Richard III (1452-85), the infamous English monarch. (The remains were discovered beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England, in 2012).

Huron-Clinton Metroparks

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Come to Hawkfest at Lake Erie Metropark Marshlands Museum and Nature Center September 20 & 21 at 10am. Learn More >

Sesame Street Live


Tickets for Sesame Street Live 2015 are on sale now! Go here > 

Ann Arbor Symphony

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