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Hamilton's America

Great Performances explores the making of the Broadway phenomenon

Hamilton's America follows the creation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton and the history behind it Friday, 10/21, at 9pm ET.

Frontline Terror in Europe

FRONTLINE Tuesday, 10/18 at 10pm ET. Terror in Europe - Europe's efforts to combat Islamist terrorism is examined. Included: remarks from counter-terror officials.


Soundbreaking Screening with Don Was Monday, 10/24 from 6:30-8:30pm ET. You're invited to a special screening of the new PBS series, Soundbreaking, followed by an interview with legendary musician and producer Don Was. RSVP Here >

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This Week's Highlights
The Contenders

The Contenders - 16 for '16 Tuesday, 10/18 at 8pm ET. The Independents - Ross Perot and Ralph Nader challenged the two-party system and ran as independents.

American Experience: Tesla

American Experience Tuesday, 10/18 at 9pm ET. A profile of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), the genius engineer who developed a way to distribute electricity over vast distances.

Nature My Congo

Nature Wednesday, 10/19 at 8pm ET. My Congo - Congo native and cinematographer Vianet D'jenguet explores the beauty of his homeland in this documentary.

PBS Newshour Debate Coverage PBS Newshour Debate Coverage Wednesday, 10/19 at 9pm ET. Live coverage of the final presidential candidates’ debate followed by analysis.
Under the Radar: UP Adventure

Under the Radar Michigan Thursday, 10/20 at 8:30pm ET. UP Adventure - UTR is back in the UP for a skeet shoot, a fun float, a cool food school and wonderful wooden boats.

Flagstar Strand Theatre

Flagstar Strand Theatre in Pontiac invites you to support a cultural treasure and get dibs on your own personal seat at a special construction preview, Thursday, Oct. 20 at the new Flagstar Strand Theatre. More >

A Craftsmans Legacy: Duck Decoy Maker

A Craftsman's Legacy Saturday, 10/22 at 11:30am ET. Duck Decoy Maker - Meet Ben Heinemann, master carver, who teaches Eric a thing or two about the real thing.

The Durrells in Corfu

The Durrells in Corfu Sunday, 10/23 at 8pm ET. At wits end, Louisa orders her children to put food on the table, but their love interests get in the way.


Poldark Sunday, 10/23 at 9pm ET.  George backs Poldark into a corner; Caroline decides between Unwin and Dwight; and Francis goes missing.

Indian Summers

Indian Summers Sunday, 10/23 at 10pm ET. Naresh unleashes a plot that Aafrin attempts to stop. Ralph, meanwhile, puts the pieces together; and Simla's populace turns out for a picnic.


Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Screening

Join us for a screening of And Still I Rise

You’re invited to a special screening of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s new series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I RiseTuesday, 11/1 from 6-8pm ET at the Charles H. Wright Museum. RSVP Here >

Watch Detroit Performs Live On Demand

Detroit Performs Live this past Friday at the Fillmore was an amazing night, featuring incredible performances from some of the best Detroit artists. Relive this great night here >

Join us for a travel lecture with Rick Steves Dec 4