TV Made in Michigan

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

Thu., Mar. 20 at 10pm on WKAR-TV | Grand Ledge Gymnasics Head Coach Duane Haring is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR. 

Off the Record | March 14, 2014 | #4338

Mar 14, 2014

This week on Off the Record the panel discusses the road funding agreement and a big fine for the state prison food vendor. The guest is Representative Mike Shirkey (R), from Clark Lake.   Bill Ballenger, Zach Gorchow and Emily Lawler join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | March 7, 2014 | #4337

Mar 7, 2014

This week on Off The Record, the panel discusses the road funding debate and Sen. Rebekah Warren's possible run for congress. The guest is Livonia School Superintendent, Dr. Randy Liepa. Chris Gautz, Kathy Gray and Chad Livengood join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

UPDATE: After this program was recorded, state Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, announced she will not be running for U.S. Congress.

WATCH NOW: Joey Eisenmann, Sports Nutrition Expert

Mar 6, 2014

Thu. Mar. 6 at 10pm on WKAR-TV | Sports and cardiovascular nutrition expert Dr. Joey Eisenmann is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.

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Jazz from a true master of the double bass, with some of the best players in the land and featured guests Rockelle Fortin and Terrell Stafford. WATCH NOW

Off the Record | February 28, 2014 | #4336

Feb 28, 2014

This week on Off The Record, the panel discusses businesses to fight minimum wage proposal,  no fault insurance re-do, and John Dingell retires. The guest is John Nixon, the state budget director. Bill Ballenger, Kyle Melinn, and Chad Livengood join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

Former MSU basketball star Andre Hutson is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.

Off the Record | February 21, 2014 | #4335

Feb 21, 2014

This week on Off The Record, the panel discusses tax roll backs, and a discussion about the EAA's decision. The guest is Rep. Aric Nesbitt, (R) from the GOP Campaign Committee. Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray, and Emily Lawler join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

St. Johns High School wrestling coach Derek Phillips is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin. 

Sugar Ray playing harmonica on stage
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Sizzling blues harp from the legendary Sugar Ray. Recorded live at Lansing BluesFest 2013 in historic Old Town Lansing. WATCH NOW

Band peforming on stage
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Ska-punk dance party music from Grand Rapids. Recorded live in performance at Albert White Auditorium in East Lansing. WATCH NOW

Off the Record | February 14, 2014 | #4334

Feb 14, 2014

This week on Off The Record, the President comes to town, the campaign to raise the minimum wage is launched, and fallout from the prison break in Ionia. The guest is Rep. Brandon Dillon, from the Democratic Campaign Committee. Zoe Clark, Susan Demas, and Chuck Stokes join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Former NFL player Corey Moore is the guest this week on Current Sports TV with Al Martin. WATCH NOW

10 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6 on WKAR-TV| Lansing Curling Club President Mark McElwee is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR.

Off the Record | February 7, 2014 | #4333

Feb 6, 2014

This week on Off The Record, the Governor wants four more years, and the tax cut debate begins. The guest is Frank Houston, from the campaign to raise Michigan’s minimum wage. Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray, and Chad Livengood join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Billie Holiday-inspired jazz vocals from Mardra Thomas, with the soulful, hard-swinging piano of Reggie Thomas and the Rodney Whitaker Quartet. | WATCH NOW

performers on stage
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Indie rock from Michigan's capital city. Elliot Street Lunatic features selections from their latest CD, "Ghost Town Lullabies."  | WATCH NOW

Off the Record | January 31, 2014 | #4332

Jan 31, 2014

This week, the panel discusses re-doing minimum wage, school snow days, and tax give backs..  The guest is Mike Flanagan, State School Superintendent.  Paul Egan, Kyle Melinn, and Rick Pluta join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Greg Mallek
Greg Mallek

10pm Thursday, Jan. 30 on WKAR-TV | Greg Mallek was hired as athletics director for Lansing Community College in 2012. Before that, he was athletics director at Delta College for four years. Mallek is a native of Saginaw, Mich.

Greg Mallek
Greg Mallek

WATCH NOW | Greg Mallek was hired as athletics director for Lansing Community College in 2012. Before that, he was athletics director at Delta College for four years. Mallek is a native of Saginaw, Mich. And now, he is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.The episode airs 10 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16, on WKAR-TV and will be available for online viewing following the broadcast.

MSU Athletics Director Mark Hollis is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.

Off the Record | January 24, 2014 | #4331

Jan 23, 2014

This week, the panel discusses possible state aid for Detroit retirees and the Dave Agema story drags on.  The guest is Norman Kammeraad, part-time legislature advocate.  Emily Lawler, Bill Ballenger, and Kathy Gray join senior capital correspondent Tim Skubick.

Off the Record | January 17, 2014 | #4330

Jan 17, 2014

Corespondents edition. This week, the panel breaks down Governor Snyder's State of the State address, and discusses Mark Schauer's bumpy week. Melissa Anders, Susan Demas, Zack Gorchow, and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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WATCH NOW | Lineman for MSU's 1965 National Championship team Robert Viney is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR. The episode airs 10 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16, on WKAR-TV and will be available for online viewing following the broadcast.

State of the State 2014

Jan 16, 2014

Governor Rick Snyder's annual address to the Michigan Legislature with Democratc Party response from Rep. Tim Greimel.

Governor Rick Snyder
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Mon. Jan. 19 at 9 pm - WKAR-TV | Michigan Governor Rick Snyder looks back at 2013 with Tim Skubick,  senior capitol correspondent and anchor of Off the Record from WKAR. The  exclusive one-hour interview includes a rare TV appearance by First Lady Sue Snyder.

Off the Record | January 10, 2014 | #4329

Jan 10, 2014

The panel discusses the politics of snow removal, Andy Dillon's salary and tax cut fever hits the capitol. The guest is David Wolkinson, the campaign manager for Kerry Bentivolio.  Bill Ballenger, Zoe Clark, and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.


 

WATCH NOW: Rose Bowl Edition of Current Sports TV

Jan 9, 2014

10pm Thu. Jan. 9 -  WKAR-TV | Al Martin hosts a Rose Bowl special edition that captures highlights and one-of-a-kind interviews recorded in Pasadena. 

Off the Record | January 3, 2014 | #4328

Jan 3, 2014

Special Bloggers Edition.  Political bloggers Eric Baerran, Matt Davis, Jack Spencer and Tony Trupiano join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick for this lively half hour debate of Michigan politics.


 

WATCH NOW | Jeff Genthner of Fox Sports is the guest.

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