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Pictured: program title graphic Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
Halloween's almost here! Hang onto your hats! It's George's first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture of No Noggin in hat-kicking action. But first George needs to figure out what he's going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival. Will George's quest for the perfect costume interfere with his quest for the truth? Only the curious will find out!
Friday, October 31 at 8 am ET

Pictured: program title graphic Shelter Me
“New Beginnings”

This family-friendly film celebrates the human-animal bond with positive, uplifting stories about shelter pets and their new homes. Every year, more than 4 million dogs and cats are euthanized in America's shelters. Shelter Me focuses on the success stories to bring more people into the shelters to give these incredible animals a second chance. In this episode: a German shepherd gets a new life as dogs are rescued from overcrowded shelters and flown to other parts of the country; a revolutionary new program helps shelter dogs get out of their kennels and play every day, and improves their chances for adoption.
Friday, October 31 at Noon ET

Pictured: Summer Yeo, a flyer on her high school cheerleading team suffered a concussion during practice. Sidelined: Concussions in Sports
Discover how modern science is tackling the growing problem of concussions and other injuries. Meet high school athletes and former NFL players struggling to recover from concussions. Medical experts are finding new ways to identify and treat brain injuries, while coaches, lawmakers and doctors seek new ways to protect athletes from injury. It's an insidious and devastating injury affecting athletes across the spectrum of sports.
Friday, October 31 at 1:30 pm ET

Pictured: Michael Feinstein Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room
Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein headlines this all-star evening with performances by Tony winner and Emmy-nominated artist Christine Ebersole; “American Idol” sensation Jessica Sanchez; dynamic tap duo, the Manzari Brothers; Oscar-nominated June Squibb; and many more surprises. The performers take the stage at the famed Rainbow Room, the legendary New York restaurant and nightclub, where stars were born and legends perform, following its October re-opening.
Friday, October 31 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: Trevor Paglen Art in the Twenty-First Century
“Secrets”

Through in-depth profiles and interviews, this series reveals the inspiration, vision and techniques behind the creative works of some of the most accomplished contemporary artists. This week, how do artists make the invisible visible? What hidden elements persist in their work? Elliott Hundley, Trevor Paglen and Arlene Shechet share some of the secrets that are intrinsic to their work.
Friday, October 31 at 10 pm ET

Saturday

Pictured: Media Meet program logo Media Meet
“Rep. Dan Benishek, Candidate for Congress”

Incumbent 1st District Congressman Dan Benishek discusses important issues facing voters in the upcoming election. Rep. Benishek's challenger, Jerry Cannon, was interviewed with a similar set of questions on our October 25-26 program. The Jerry Cannon episode is available to watch online at this link.
Saturday, November 1 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 11/2 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: High School Bowl series logo High School Bowl
Join new host Jim Koski as he challenges the “best and brightest” from area high schools competing for scholarships and prestige in a battle of speed and knowledge. Cheer on your favorite team or test yourself against contestants from 40 Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin high schools in the 37th season of High School Bowl.
Saturdays at 8 pm ET, begins November 1
Repeats 11/3 at Noon ET

Pictured: Program title graphic Under the Radar Michigan
“Detroit 1”

On this special episode of Under The Radar Michigan, we spend the entire show back in the Motor City. Why? Because there’s so much awesome stuff happening there right now, and you need to see it. We’ll show you some major Detroit spirit with a minor league soccer team; a Corktown eatery that will become your new reason to be downtown; and thousands of cyclists who are rediscovering the city and each other. We’ll also show you how a cool new business is returning to the printed past to take Detroit into the future, and a slice of pizza that’s become a literal slice of urban life for people who love Detroit’s Eastern Market.
Saturday, November 1 at 10 pm ET

Pictured: program title graphic with food Great Lakes ~ Great Tastes 2014
This special will take you on a culinary journey across Michigan. Discover Right Brain Brewery in Traverse City, Calder’s Dairy inCarleton, Peteet’s Cheesecake in Oak Park, the Purple Carrot Food Truck in Lansing and The Sardine Room in Plymouth.
Saturday, November 1 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: Nick Cave Austin City Limits
“Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The Australian group’s set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album to their latest, Push the Sky Away.
Saturday, November 1 at 11 pm ET

October Program Highlights
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MiVote logoElection 2014 Resources
Inform yourself before voting in the November 4 election with these videos from WNMU-TV and Detroit Public Television:

MiVote Supreme Court Forum
Town Hall with Gov Rick Snyder and Rep Mark Schauer
Media Meet: Michigan 108th District Candidate Forum
Media Meet: Michigan 109th District Candidate Forum
Media Meet: Jerry Cannon, Candidate for Congress

Coming Soon -
Media Meet: Rep. Dan Benishek, Candidate for Congress

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Join host G.G. Gordon for our 36th 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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