TV Made in Michigan

TV Made in Michigan
8:23 am
Wed May 9, 2012

Primetime Special! QuizBusters Championship

Four teams, three games, two division championships and one grand champion.

Wednesday night at 8 p.m. on WKAR-TV, watch the Quizbusters Grand Championship Series, a 90-minute special featuring the two division championship games and the grand championship.

Teams from Everett, Okemos, Jackson Christian and Kent City will compete for scholarships to MSU -- and you won't want to miss these kids as they answer questions that will make your mind spin!

TV Made in Michigan
1:15 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Off the Record | May 4, 2012

The panel discusses medical marijuana laws, free college tuition, and Snyder as a possible Romney running mate. Susan Demas, Bill Ballenger and Rick Albin join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Celebrate!
11:44 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Live WebCast: MSU Undergraduate Convocation 2012

Friday, May 4, 1:00 p.m.. Live from the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University. View the Live WebCast here.

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TV Made in Michigan
4:44 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Off the Record | April 27, 2012 | #4144

WKAR-Michigan State University

Michigan legislative leaders join Tim Skubick for this special edition. VIEW IT ONLINE NOW

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TV Made in Michigan
5:53 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

Off the Record | April 20, 2012 | #4143

Steve Linder, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Michigan's motorcycle helmet law is repealed, presidential race narrows in the state, and lawmakers return after spring break. The guest is Republican consultant and fundraiser Steve Linder.
Kathy Barks Hoffman, Bill Ballenger and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
6:07 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Shine On | BackStage Pass

Highlights from the third season.  Premiere Thu. Apr 19 at 10p on WKAR HD/23 | Sat. Apr 21 at 8p on WKAR WORLD | Sat. Apr 21 at 11p on WKAR HD/23 | VIEW IT ONLINE NOW

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TV Made in Michigan
6:00 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Greg Nagy | BackStage Pass

Blues with a modern edge out of Flint, Michigan.

Premieres Thu. Apr 12 at 10p on WKAR HD/23 | also airs Sat. Apr 14 at 8p on WKAR WORLD | Sat. Apr 14 at 11p on WKAR HD/23

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TV Made in Michigan
2:47 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Off the Record | April 13, 2012

Former correspondents Brancato, Waymire, Hornbeck, and Bebow appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

With state lawmakers on break, this special edition focuses on the quality of political coverage by news media at the state capitol. Former correspondents Andi Brancato, Dave Waymire, Mark Hornbeck, and John Bebow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
3:20 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

SLIDESHOW: Greg Nagy on BackStage Pass

Greg Nagy on BackStage Pass

Scenes from a 2012 episode of BackStage Pass from WKAR.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:03 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Off the Record | April 6, 2012

Blogger Edition. The panel weighs in on how Governor Snyder is doing, the U.S. Senate race and the Presidential Race.

Political bloggers Joe DiSano, Chris Savage, Jake Davison and Jack Spencer join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
6:05 am
Mon April 2, 2012

Bowery | BackStage Pass

Indie rock from Grand Rapids.
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also Sat. Apr 7 at 8p on WKAR WORLD | Sat. Apr 7 at 11p on WKAR HD/23

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TV Made in Michigan
6:31 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Off the Record | March 30, 2012

Tim Skubick and colleagues discuss the political news of the week. The guest is Dennis Muchmore, chief of staff in the governor's office.

Rick Albin, Chris Christoff, and Kathy Barks Hoffman join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan
2:50 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Larry McCray | BackStage Pass

The soulful blues guitar powerhouse from Saginaw comes to BackStage Pass.
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airs Thu. Mar 29 at 10p on WKAR HD/23 | Sat. Mar 31 at 8p on WKAR WORLD | Sat. Mar 31 at 11p on WKAR HD/23

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TV Made in Michigan
3:00 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Off the Record OVERTIME | Mike Green Post-program Q&A | 3/23/12

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. State Senator Mike Green-R, with Zachary Gorchow, Bill Ballenger, Rick Pluta and Tim Skubick. #OTRwkar

TV Made in Michigan
5:25 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

SLIDESHOW: Behind the Scenes with Larry McCray on BackStage Pass

Rehearsal and behind-the-scenes images of Larry McCray on BackStage Pass.
From the April 2011 taping in WKAR Studio A, for a 2012 episode of BackStage Pass from WKAR.

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TV Made in Michigan
5:20 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

SLIDESHOW: Larry McCray on BackStage Pass

Larry McCray on BackStage Pass

Scenes from the April 2011 taping in WKAR Studio A, for a 2012 episode of BackStage Pass from WKAR.

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Larry McCray
4:10 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Get To Know Larry McCray

Larry McCray and his band have been an integral part of the Michigan blues scene for over 20 years. He has released six studio albums and has received the prestige title of Orville Gibson Male Blues Guitarist in 2000.

Larry talks here about musical creativity:

If you can't step outside the lines and put any of your own influence, then there's not really much of a future left for musicians.

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TV Made in Michigan
4:28 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Off the Record | March 23, 2012

The panel looks at a court ruling against the legality of emergency managers, an update on Detroit’s emergency management situation and the prospect of guns in churches. The guest is State Senator Mike Green-R.

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TV Made in Michigan
5:14 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Off the Record OVERTIME | Harvey Santana Post-program Q&A | 3/16/12

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Rep. Harvey Santana-D from Detroit, with Paul Egan, Chuck Stokes, Kyle Melinn and Tim Skubick. #OTRwkar

TV Made in Michigan
3:20 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Off the Record | March 16, 2012

The panel examines Detroit's growing financial issues and a bill on autism treatment that has moved from the Senate to the House. The guest is Rep. Harvey Santana-D from Detroit. VIEW IT ONLINE NOW.

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TV Made in Michigan
11:54 am
Thu March 15, 2012

MSU College of Music | BackStage Pass

An evening of chamber music from Mozart and Faure.
First aired 3/22/12

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TV Made in Michigan
10:41 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Off the Record | March 9, 2012

The panel discusses collective bargaining, Snyder on crime, and free college tuition. The guest is Dr. Judith Kovach, working on extending insurance coverage to families with autistic children. VIEW IT ONLINE NOW

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TV Made in Michigan
4:30 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Off the Record | March 2, 2012

Mitt Romney wins the Michigan Republican Primary, and the panel breaks down the results. The guest is Gary Glenn, GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate.
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TV Made in Michigan
11:43 am
Fri February 24, 2012

Off the Record | February 24, 2012

The GOP Presidential race in Michigan is too close to call and State Senator Gretchen Whitmer-D of East Lansing eyes a bid for governor. The guest is John Nixon, Michigan Budget Director.

Susan Demas, Zack Gorchow, and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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TV Made in Michigan - Archive
12:56 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Things Not Here Anymore - 1995

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First aired in March 1995, this special program from the WKAR archives offers a loving and nostalgic look at places in mid-Michigan that no longer exist or have changed dramatically over the years.

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TV Made in Michigan
6:10 pm
Mon February 20, 2012

The Lash | BackStage Pass

Matt Hallowell WKAR

Celtic-American mash-up from a Michigan favorite.
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TV Made in Michigan
10:01 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Off the Record | February 17, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, appearing on Off the Record.
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GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum joins host Tim Skubick and colleagues as Michigan gears up for the February 28 Republican Presidential Primary. With Kathy Barks Hoffman, Bill Ballenger and Ron Dzwonkowski.

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TV Made in Michigan
12:45 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

MSU Awards Convocation 2012

Michigan State University faculty, staff and graduate students receive university awards. VIEW IT ONLINE NOW

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TV Made in Michigan
12:11 pm
Sun February 12, 2012

Seeley and Baldori | BackStage Pass

Seeley and Baldori on BackStage Pass
Matt Hallowell WKAR

Dueling piano boogie from Michigan rock and blues legends.
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TV Made in Michigan
12:40 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Off the Record | February 10, 2012

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Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses Hoekstra's controversial Super Bowl ad, Governor Snyder's budget plan for the 2013 fiscal year, and the Michigan Presidential Primary. Stephanie Cepak, Bill Ballenger, Kathy Barks Hoffman, and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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