TV Made in Michigan

TV programs made in Michigan and presented by WKAR at Michigan State University

#GivingTuesday Showcase

Nov 26, 2014

Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. on WKAR-HD | Showcase recognizes local individuals, organizations and businesses supporting nonprofits

Off the Record | November 28, 2014 | #4423

Nov 26, 2014
WKAR

Sunday, November 30 - 12:30pm WKAR-HD | This week senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick welcomes the senior U.S. Senator from Michigan, Carl Levin. WATCH IT HERE NOW

This week senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick welcomes the senior U.S. Senator from Michigan, Carl Levin. On the eve of his retirement, Sen. Levin discusses what sparked his interest in politics, lessons learned from nearly four decades in the Senate, his post-Senate plans and much, much more.

Off the Record | November 21, 2014 | #4422

Nov 19, 2014

This week the panel discusses efforts to revamp the electoral college in Michigan.  The guest is Emily Dievendorf, the Executive Director of Equality Michigan.  Jonathan Oosting, Zoe Clark, and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

30th Annual Silver Bells in the City

Nov 14, 2014

Millions of lights, thousands of people and a holiday parade with very special guests. WATCH IT NOW

Off the Record | November 14, 2014 | #4421

Nov 14, 2014

This week the panel discusses the Senate's struggle with road funding.  The guest is Denise Donohue from the County Road Association of Michigan.  Kyle Melinn, Emily Lawler and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

DVD Order info

Off the Record | November 7, 2014 | #4420

Nov 7, 2014

This week an all correspondents edition as the panel breaks down the election results and its impact on Michigan.  Bill Ballenger, Rick Pluta, Kathy Gray, and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

DVD Order info

Group photo on TV production set
WKAR-MSU

5:30 p.m. Saturday 11/08/14 on WKAR-HD | Director Chad Parmenter makes a bold move, featuring soloists at state competition.

Off the Record | October 31, 2014 | #4419

Oct 30, 2014

The panel discusses the final push before the election and an update on the latest polls.  The guests are Lon Johnson, the Michigan Democratic Party Chair and Bobby Schostak, the Michigan Republican Party Chair.  Kathy Gray, Zack Gorchow and Jonathan Oosting join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Williamston High School Band on Forte

Oct 27, 2014
Group photo on TV production set
WKAR-MSU

5:30 p.m. Saturday 11/01/14 on WKAR-HD | A director's unique approach could be the key to top marks in elite state competition.

Off the Record | October 24, 2014 | #4418

Oct 24, 2014

An all reporters edition as the panel discusses the elections in the home stretch, political ads get ugly and Bill Clinton in Michigan to support democrats.  Rick Pluta, Zoe Clark, Kyle Melinn and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 

Holly High School Band on Forte

Oct 20, 2014
Group photo on TV production set
WKAR-MSU

A former marine in his first year as director prepares students for elite competition.

Off the Record | October 17, 2014 | #4417

Oct 17, 2014

The panel discusses the Governor and Senate races and ebola.  The guest is former Lieutenant Governor John Cherry.  Chris Christof, Susan Demas, and Kathy Gray join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Jemele Hill on Current Sports TV

Oct 17, 2014
Guest and host on Current Sports set
WKAR-MSU

Al's guest is Jemele Hill, co-host of "Numbers Never Lie" on ESPN2. Watch Now at video.wkar.org

Tim Skubick and colleagues provide analysis of the 2014 Gubernatorial Town Hall Forum with Governor Rick Snyder and Congressman Mark Schauer.

Featuring Republican Governor Rick Snyder and Democratic Congressman Mark Schauer.

Group photo on TV production set
WKAR-MSU

Sat. Oct. 18 - 5:30pm WKAR-HD | From a music program only ten years old, today’s students in Lowell High School Symphonic Orchestra compete for top honors at State Festival.

Sun. Oct. 12 - 5:56pm WKAR-HD | Featuring Republican Governor Rick Snyder and Democratic Congressman Mark Schauer.

Thu., Oct. 9, 10 p.m., WKAR-TV | Lansing Everett High School basketball player Trevor Manuel and his father James Manuel are the guests this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR.

Off the Record | October 10, 2014 | #4416

Oct 9, 2014

The panel discusses Terri Lynn Land's campaign in trouble and Governor Snyder speaks out on ebola.  The guest is Kary Moss, the Executive Director of Michigan ACLU.  Rick Pluta, Chad Livengood and Zack Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Group photo on TV production set
WKAR-MSU

WATCH NOW | Student musicians strive to maintain a ninety-year legacy of excellence.

Owosso High School Symphony Band on Forte

Oct 5, 2014
Band in Performance Studio
WKAR-MSU

Student musicians led by retiring director Carl Knipe compete at State Festival featuring the best of the best. WATCH NOW at video.wkar.org

QuizBusters teams in Studio A
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

Local personalities and community leaders compete in season-opening episodes. Watch it now at video.wkar.org.

QuizBusters teams in Studio A
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

Local personalities and community leaders compete in season-opening episodes. WATCH NOW at video.wkar.org

Thu., Oct. 2, 10 p.m., WKAR-TV | Robert Huntoon, owner and general manager of the Capital City Stealth minor league football team, is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.

Off the Record | October 3, 2014 | #4415

Oct 2, 2014

A special all-correspondents edition as the panel discusses new polls, the Governor’s first town hall,  and a new Aramark contract.  Emily Lawler, Kathy Gray, Bill Ballenger and John Lindstrom join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 DVD Order info

Off the Record | September 26, 2014 | #4414

Sep 26, 2014

The panel discusses Governor Snyder and Mark Schauer to meet and what is President Obama's effect on state races.  The guest is Cindy Gamrat, Tea Party candidate for Michigan House.  Jonathan Oosting, Kyle Melinn and Kathy Gray join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Host, teams and audience in TV studio
Anthony Cepak / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Oct. 4, at 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on WKAR-HD | Local personalities and community leaders compete in season-opening episodes.

Off the Record | September 19, 2014 | #4413

Sep 18, 2014

The panel discusses Govenor Snyder's push for town halls and an update on Aramark.  The guest is House Democratic leader Tim Greimel.  Bill Ballenger, Emily Lawler, and Zoe Clark join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

DVD Order info

Off the Record | September 12, 2014 | #4412

Sep 12, 2014

The panel discusses new polling data and legislature closing a $1 billion hole in state services.  The guest is the Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, Jim Haveman.   Susan Demas, Chad Livengood and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Thu., Sept. 11, 10 p.m., WKAR-TV |  Lansing Everett High School head football coach Marcelle Carruthers is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.

Pages