Pledge Madness

Blues-rock singer-guitarist Joe Bonamassa performs at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

Tonight (Thursday, March 8) the "Michigan Out of Doors" team will be at Pledge Madness Central, offering a special boat trip from either Port Huron or Pictured Rocks for donations at certain levels.

Later in the evening, enjoy an encore of the quirky and popular "Alone in the Wilderness" (9 p.m.)

Wednesday, March 7, at 8:30p.m.WKAR-TV will feature the "Great Performances" production of "Les Miserables in Concert."

Alfie Boe stars as Victor Hugo's enduring hero, Jean Valjean, in this 25th anniversary concert production which includes a dazzling finale featuring past cast members including Michael Crawford, Colm Wilkinson and John Owen Jones.

Also included in the cast are Lea Salonga and Nick Jonas.

Pledge Madness Update!

Mar 6, 2012

As of Tuesday, March 6, at 10:45 a.m., WKAR-TV's Pledge Madness total is 50,979!

Thanks to those who have called or made an online gift! If you haven't -- there's no better time right HERE!

Tonight on WKAR, we have "TransSiberian Orchestra: The Birth of Rock" (8 p.m.), "Tony Bennett: Duets 2" (9:00)!

A London concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the musical's West End opening. Performers include Alfie Boe, Nick Jonas, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas and Lea Salonga.

The cast and creators of "Downton Abbey" discuss the characters and storylines. Also: tours of Ealing Studios in London, where the "below stairs" scenes are shot, and Highclere Castle in Berkshire, where most "above stairs" scenes are filmed.

The making of Tony Bennett's 2011 chart-topping "Duets II" album, featuring some of his greatest hits recast as duets such as "Body and Soul" with Amy Winehouse and "The Lady Is a Tramp" with Lady Gaga.