Dear Crabby, Why does PBS Broadcast Kids’ Shows 24/7?

Dear Crabby, Why does PBS Broadcast Kids' Shows 24/7? Sincerely, Adult Viewer   Dear Adult Viewer, You must be referring to their one broadcast channel called PBS Kids - well, it's in their name - one channel (56.2 for our readers) dedicated to children's programming. But I've thought the same thing, why would you want (or need) a broadcast channel playing 24 hours a day, seven days a week, of just programs for children. In the world of On Demand shows, most parents (once their … [Read more...]

Pioneer Family, On Van Hoosen Farm, Airs on DPTV December 6

Don't miss Pioneer Family - On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit Public Television The film tells the story of four formidable and determined women who defied the prejudices of their time to leave a legacy not just in Southeast Michigan, but throughout the world. The film will air at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, with a repeat on Wednesday, December 7, at 2:30 a.m. Run time is two hours. Full Length Movie Trailer for the Rochester Hills Museum On Van Hoosen Farm … [Read more...]

Movie Trailer for the Rochester Hills Museum On Van Hoosen Farm Film

Rochester Hills Adds Additional Seats For World Premiere History has never been in higher demand as On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit PBS. Tickets for the one time only event were snapped up by fans after only a few days, prompting the city to add an additional auditorium. There are just 70 tickets left for the event scheduled for Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. Thanks to a partnership with Emagine Theatre, guests will be able to enjoy our community's history in … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Hosts World Premiere

Van Hoosen Farm Set to Star For the first time in its history, the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will star in its own new documentary titled On Van Hoosen Farm on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m. On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit PBS, explores how five generations of Taylors and Van Hoosens raised their families and worked the land. Residents and history lovers are invited to a special world premiere with guest speaker and Emmy Award-winning producer, … [Read more...]

Pixley Funeral Home Featured in Television Series

Documentary Provides Insight on Death, Funeral Industry, and Growing Trend of Personalized Services Service Corporation International, North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, announced today its inclusion in the documentary, “The Embrace of Dying: How We Deal With The End of Life.” This PBS series takes an intimate look at how different cultures approach death, as well as how the funeral industry is evolving. The eight-part series aired its first program on … [Read more...]