TV Made in Michigan

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

"QuizBusters" Semi-Finals Continue on WKAR

May 13, 2013
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Youth from mid-Michigan continue their quest for tuition scholarships to Michigan State University in the second week of the QuizBusters semi-finals on Saturday, May 18 at 6 and 6:30 p.m.

Off the Record | May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013

The panel discusses the chances of a road funding agreement and an uphill battle for no-fault insurance reform.

The guest is insurance lobbyist Peter Kuhnmuench
Bill Ballenger, Susan Demas and Jonathan Oosting join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.


 

Season four highlights featuring Howling Diablos, Silent Lapse, Domestic Problems and more. | 7pm Sunday May 12

Off the Record | May 3, 2013

May 2, 2013

The panel discusses a resolution to the Jase Bolger-Tim Greimel feud and an update on road funding.

The guest is L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive

Chris Christoff, Zack Gorchow and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

WATCH: Howling Diablos on BackStage Pass

May 2, 2013
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Rocking, funky, blues jams from Detroit musical legends. | WATCH ONLINE NOW

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Original country rock from the dynamic Brian Lorente. | WATCH ONLINE NOW

Off the Record | April 26, 2013

Apr 26, 2013

Blogger edition: The panel discusses how Governor Snyder has done in office so far.


Political bloggers Joe DiSano, Tony Trupiano, Jack Spencer and Matt Davis join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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West Michigan's Eyde Evans Hyde delivers swanky, classic jazz and upbeat blues that make you stand up and move. | Watch Online Now

Off the Record | April 19, 2013

Apr 19, 2013

The panel discusses the possibility of the internet lottery coming to Michigan, the Democratic race for Governor who will challenge Snyder and an update on the U.S. Senate Race.


The guest is State School Superintendent, Mike Flanagan.

Bill Ballenger, Rick Pluta and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

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Powerful vocals from seasoned blues performer Bryan Michael Fischer from West Michigan. | Sunday at 7 on WKAR-TV | Watch Online Now

Off the Record | April 12, 2013

Apr 12, 2013

The panel discusses the house Democrats budget priorities and Governor Snyder's plan to increase funding for roads and medicaid.

4:45 – 6 p.m. WATCH LIVE AT WKAR.org

Live Webcast from WKAR Studio A

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Toe-tapping alt-country collaboration by veteran performers Andy Holtgreive and Bill Kenny. |  Watch Online Now

Off the Record | April 5, 2013

Apr 5, 2013

Four Freshman from the Michigan House join Tim Skubick for this edition.

Off the Record | March 29, 2013

Mar 29, 2013

The panel discusses new polling data, and right to work taking effect.

The guest is state Public Health Director Jim Haveman.

Bill Ballenger, Kathleen Gray and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Soulful swingers bring blues, rock and funk led by Heather Jones' soaring vocals. | WATCH online now

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Hard bop from Grand Rapids-based saxophonist Michael Doyle and some of the finest jazz players in Michigan. | WATCH ONLINE NOW

Off the Record | March 22, 2013

Mar 22, 2013

The panel discusses right to work and it's effect on higher education union contracts, financial issues for new Detroit Emergency Manager and the Governor's medicaid setback.

The guest is Secretary of State, Republican Ruth Johnson.

Susan Demas, Charlie Langton and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.
 

Off the Record | March 15, 2013

Mar 15, 2013

The panel discusses Gov. Snyder's decision on Detroit's Emergency Manager and a scramble in the U.S. Senate.

The guest is Rep. Kurt Heise, (R) Criminal Justice Committee

Bill Ballenger, Chris Christoff and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Evidence Jazz Group on BackStage Pass debuts Sunday, March 24, at 7 p.m. on WKAR-TV. Here’s an extended excerpt from the BackStage Pass Interview.

Off the Record | March 8, 2013

Mar 8, 2013

The panel discusses Carl Levin's decision not to seek re-election, road funding, and who will be the Emergency Manager in Detroit?

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat.  Lon Johnson with Bill Ballenger, Susan Demas, Chuck Stokes,

and Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | March 1, 2013

Feb 28, 2013

The panel discusses the possibility of a service sales tax, GOP Convention trouble and an will Detroit have an Emergency Manager?

Off the Record | February 22, 2013

Feb 21, 2013

The panel discusses the possibility of an emergency manager in Detroit and the impact of federal spending cuts in Michigan.

The guest is EPIC-MRA Pollster Bernie Porn.

Chris Christoff, Emily Lawler and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

 After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. John Nixon with Bill Ballenger, Paul Egan, John Lindstrom, and Tim Skubick.

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Off the Record | February 15, 2013

Feb 15, 2013

The panel discusses an update on road revenue and an update on the race for Governor.

The guest is State Budget Director John Nixon.

Bill Ballenger, Paul Egan and John Lindstrom join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys debuts Sunday, February 24, at 7 p.m. on WKAR-TV. Here’s an extended excerpt from the BackStage Pass Interview

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High-energy alt-pop from West Michigan. | Watch it online now

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Domestic Problems debuts Sunday, February 17 at 7 p.m. on WKAR-TV. Here’s an extended excerpt from the BackStage Pass Interview.

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Mark Schauer with Chris Christoff, Kyle Melinn, Rick Pluta, and Tim Skubick.

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