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Pictured: Media Meet program logo Media Meet
“Foster Child Program in Michigan”

Michigan’s fost child program has been running under a federal court order since it was found deficient. MDHS is being rebuilt under new service and social priorities, and state officials are working to regain control under a better system.
Saturday, April 18 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 4/19 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: Brian Wilson in the studio Brian Wilson and Friends: A Soundstage Special Event
On December 11, 2014, cameras captured a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of artists at the stunning Palazzo Theatre at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, headlined by former Beach Boy co-founder and music legend Brian Wilson. The Grammy-winning performer/composer teamed up with an eclectic group of acclaimed musicians to perform beloved hits from his illustrious career, as well as selections from his new album, “No Pier Pressure.”
Saturday, April 18 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: program title graphic Night of the Proms
“Seal, UB40, Simple Minds”

This episode starts with Seal singing his passionate #1 pop hit, "Kiss From A Rose." Then dance to reggae favorite "Red, Red Wine" is performed by UB40. Now drink that wine and eat a little pasta... while doing WHAT? Seeing is believing! Close with a #1 dance-rock hit "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds.
Saturday, April 18 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: The Shins Austin City Limits
“The Shins/Dr. Dog”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, ACL presents alternative rock with the Shins and Dr. Dog. The Shins play songs from their latest record Port of Morrow, while Dr. Dog highlights Be the Void.
Saturday, April 18 at 11 pm ET


Pictured: Program logo Second Opinion
This series focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. Each program engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about life-changing medical decisions. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes. Host Dr. Peter Salgo presents intriguing, real-life cases to experts representing every medical specialty, who then grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options. Season eleven topics include: addiction to pain medication, advances in Alzheimer's Disease, and PTSD. This week, Hepatitis C.
Sundays at 3 pm ET, begins April 19

Pictured: Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates), Patsy (Emerald Fennell) and Nurse Barbara Gilbert (Charlotte Ritchie) riding their bicycles Call the Midwife IV
“Part 4”

Sister Winifred’s eyes are opened to Poplar’s seedy underworld when she cares for an expectant prostitute. Meanwhile, Barbara struggles to understand why an expectant father would put undue pressure on his wife to bear a son, and Sister Monica Joan feels redundant as the busy midwives go about their work. The bishop’s meeting with Tom leads to an argument between Trixie and Tom.
Sunday, April 19 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: Cast of season 3 Masterpiece Classic
“Mr. Selfridge III, Part 4”

The third season of the popular series, which stars Jeremy Piven as the flamboyant American entrepreneur who founded the famous Selfridge’s department store, picks up the story in 1919. In part 4, when Locksley makes a surprise move, Harry ups the stakes. Princess Marie makes her own move. Victor and Violette are caught off guard.
Sunday, April 19 at 9:05 pm ET
Repeats 4/20 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell Wolf Hall On Masterpiece
“Part Three”

Internationally acclaimed actor Mark Rylance and Emmy-winner Damian Lewis (“Homeland”) star as Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII in this adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels, which chart the meteoric rise of Cromwell in the Tudor court — from blacksmith’s son to Henry VIII’s closest advisor. In episode three, with the cardinal dead, it falls to Cromwell to orchestrate a marriage between the king and Anne Boleyn. The king rewards Cromwell for his loyalty, but he is being closely watched by his enemies.
Sunday, April 19 at 10 pm ET
Repeats 4/20 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: Moving a histori building on Anna Maria Island, Florida Historic Green Village: Generating the Future, Treasuring the Past
Explores how the Historic Green Village on Anna Maria Island, Florida has become a showcase for sustainable living, electrical generation and water conservation by recycling and renovating historic buildings in the area.
Sunday, April 19 at 11:05 pm ET

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Join host Jim Koski for our 37th High School Bowl quiz tournament. U.P. and northern Wisconsin teams compete in a battle of speed and knowledge. Exercise your brain, play along and cheer on your local team.
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Host Bill Hart and guests explore the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes region.
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