About Our Documentaries
PBS is the largest public media endeavor in the United States and has garnered a reputation of editorial excellence and social responsibility. It is uniquely independent of corporate aims or political partisanship, and as such it has a responsibility to provide content that is balanced, relevant and unequivocally unbiased.
Detroit Public Television (WTVS) is a viewer-supported PBS member station serving the nation’s 11th largest television market and is carried on cable and satellite systems throughout Southeast Michigan and over a thousand communities in Canada. Detroit Public Television has produced several critically acclaimed national documentaries for PBS including Beyond the Light Switch, the Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton Award for documentary filmmaking in 2012.
When I’m 65 is a one-hour National PBS broadcast documentary that takes an innovative generational approach to the question of retirement preparedness.
"The Ethanol Effect" investigates the human, environmental and political costs of growing and refining corn for ethanol in America.
Winner of the DuPont-Columbia University award for journalistic excellence, Beyond the Light Switch 1 & 2 took viewers on an enlightening journey of discovery into the future of...
DPTV provides coverage of the most important discussions taking place around the future of the Great Lakes.