TV Made in Michigan

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

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Fri. May 16 - 9pm - WKAR HD | Highlights from season 5 of the television series featuring music made in Michigan and the Great Lakes region.

WATCH NOW: MSU Deputy Athletics Director Greg Ianni

May 8, 2014

Thu., May 8, 10 p.m., WKAR-TV  | MSU Deputy Athletics Director Greg Ianni is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR. 

MSU Spartans return to the Rose Bowl in 2014.

Off the Record | May 9, 2014 | #4346

May 8, 2014

This week on Off the Record, the panel discusses an update on road funding and the house budgets start to move.  The guest is Rep. Greg MacMaster (R) Kewadin.  Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray and Emily Lawler join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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AHEAD: MSU Deputy Athletics Director Greg Ianni

May 5, 2014

Thu., May 8, 10 p.m., WKAR-TV  | MSU Deputy Athletics Director Greg Ianni is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR. 

Beneath The Pines: Rose Bowl 2014 Edition

May 4, 2014

Sunday May 4 - 6pm - 23.1 WKAR-HD | The Spartan Marching Band travels to the 100th Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, California.

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Funk powerhouse from Kalamazoo. Recorded live at Albert White Auditorium in East Lansing. WATCH NOW

Off the Record | May 2, 2014 | #4345

May 2, 2014

This week on Off the Record, the panels discusses new funds for roads and Kevin Orr visits the capitol this week.  The guest is former U.S. Congressman Joe Schwarz.  Susan Demas, Rick Pluta and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Thu., May 2, 10 p.m., WKAR-TV | MSU Hockey Captain Michael Ferrantino is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR.

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Hard-driving blues from Jackson, Michigan. Recorded live at BluesFest 2013 in Lansing's Oldtown district.

Off the Record | April 25, 2014 | #4344

Apr 25, 2014

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses the Supreme Court decision to uphold the state's affirmative action ban and the EAA debate.  The guest is politcal consultant Matt Marsden.  Bill Ballenger, Paul Egan and Emily Lawler join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Thu., Apr. 24, 10 p.m., WKAR-TV | Former MSU Alumni Magazine editor Bob Bao is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR.

Off the Record | April 18, 2014 | #4343

Apr 18, 2014

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses the road package, and Mark Schauer's educational plan. The guest is Saul Anuzis.  Chad Livengood, Zoe Clark and Kyle Melinn join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

Thu. Apr. 17, 10 p.m on WKAR-TV | Former MSU and NFL football player Tico Duckett is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.

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Second line New Orleans sound meets hip-hop, reggae and funk.

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South Chicago blues hosted by the voice of BB King's Bluesville. WATCH NOW

Off the Record | April 11, 2014 | #4342

Apr 11, 2014

This week on Off the Record, it's a bloggers edition.  The panel discusses Terri Lynn Land's U.S. Senate run, the Governor's race and marijuana votes.

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April 12 9am-5pm ET | What if we treated a science competition like a varsity sport? This Saturday DPTV/FIRST Robotics do just that!

Growing up Green

Apr 7, 2014

New documentary explores Great Lakes place-based education | Mon. Apr. 14 - 11:30pm WKAR HD  |

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Contemporary urban jazz led by blazing sax from Lansing native Phil Denny.

WATCH NOW: Simien the Whale on BackStage Pass

Apr 4, 2014
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Fri. April 4 at 9pm on WKAR-HD | Break-beat rock and indie-pop.

Off the Record | April 4, 2014 | #4341

Apr 4, 2014

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses Mark Schauer’s running mate, the scramble for congressional seats and a new road plan.

The guest is former senate GOP Leader, Ken Sikkema. Bill Ballenger, Rick Pluta and Kathy Gray join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Thu. Apr. 3 at 10pm on WKAR-TV | Al Martin's guest on Current Sports is Tim Bograkos, a former Michigan State University men's basketball player.

WATCH NOW: Maurice Davis Quartet

Mar 31, 2014
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Party blues from Flint, Michigan. Recorded live at BluesFest 2013 in Lansing's Oldtown district. 

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Fri. April 4 at 9pm on WKAR-HD | Break-beat rock and indie-pop.

Off the Record | March 28, 2014 | #4340

Mar 28, 2014

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses gay marriage twists and turns, the Democrats accuse the Governor of nepotism, and Mike Rogers not running for re-election. The guest is Senator Arlen Meekhof (R).  Bill Ballenger, Rick Pluta and Emily Lawler join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Fri. March 28, 9 pm on WKAR-TV | Party blues from Flint, Michigan. Recorded live at BluesFest 2013 in Lansing's Oldtown district. AVAILABLE ONLINE SOON.

Thu.. Mar. 27 at 10pm on WKAR-TV | Al Martin's guest on Current Sports is Luke Pohl, boys basketball head coach at Pewamo-Westphalia High School.

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High-energy indie-rock from Detroit. WATCH NOW

Off the Record | March 21, 2014 | #4339

Mar 21, 2014

This week on Off The Record, it's a correspondents edition, with Kathy Gray, Susan Demas, Zoe Clark and Kyle Melinn joining senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. The panel discusses more road money, GM troubles, gay marriage disputes, and more marijuana votes.

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