This musical classic opens in Detroit tonight
One of the classics of musical theater is in Detroit through Jan. 8 at the Fisher Theatre. “Les Misérables” is one of the most celebrated shows of all time and cast member Haley Dortch joined Tati Amare on “Live in the D” to talk about her national debut tour.
Outdoor Channel’s ‘Wardens’ to focus on Michigan in new season
A show that “pulls the curtain back” on the work of state and federal agencies tasked with protecting fish, wildlife, woods and water – and helping people connect with those resources – will feature Michigan in its new season. The new season of the Outdoor Channel’s “Wardens” premieres at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30. Since 2011, the show has been chronicling the work of conservation officers, biologists, foresters, park employees, naturalists and others who help conserve, protect and manage natural and cultural resources. RELATED: Michigan state park ranked ‘most beautiful’ in U.S. – beating one in HawaiiThe Michigan DNR first partnered with the Outdoor Channel on production of the television series in 2016. READ MORE:King penguin chick at Detroit Zoo gets a namePenguin at Michigan zoo ate a dime, had it surgically removedThat dog doesn’t exist: Puppy scams cost would-be pet parents $1.3M in 2022mlive.com
Hear the familiar cartoon voices that are back for a new show for kids
Some of America’s favorite cartoon characters are back in a new T.V. show for pre-school children. The show is called “Bugs Bunny Builders”, and features all of the beloved Looney Tunes characters to educate children on a number of age appropriate problem solving issues.
‘Big Brother’ finally has its first Black winner. Getting there required a secret alliance that outsmarted the show’s troubled history.
"Big Brother" crowned its first Black winner in the show's two-decade history on Wednesday night, boosted by a secret alliance called "the Cookout."washingtonpost.com
A vigilante ‘predator hunter’ clashed with police and prosecutors. Now, he’s the one facing felony charges.
A grand jury indicted Kyle Swanson for unlawful restraint and obstructing justice, both felonies, and misdemeanor assault after he allegedly lured a man into his car in Madison County, Ill., refused to let him leave, and threatened to hit him.washingtonpost.com
Troy High School graduate Steven Yeun gets best actor Oscar nomination
TROY, Mich. – Students and staff at Troy High School have a little something extra to share pride in. On Monday morning one of the school’s alums got an Oscar nomination for best actor. Steven Yeun is nominated for best actor alongside Anthony Hopkins and Gary Oldman for his role in Minari. “To know he is nominated for an Oscar is, I’m getting chills even thinking about it,” said Troy High School teacher, Rebecca Brewer. AdLIVE STREAM: Oscar nominations announced for 93rd Academy AwardsRead: Oscars surprises, snubs include Glenn Close, ‘Da 5 Bloods’More: Where to stream the best picture Oscar nominees
This new show is bringing more laughs to your home
You may know him from making us laugh from his years on SNL and other shows. Now, Kenan Thompson is the star of the new show called “Kenan”, where he is the host of a morning show and is trying to raise two daughters. Live In The D host Tati Amare chatted with Thompson about how he takes his comedy to new levels for the new show. Kenan Thompson talked about his comedy process, sitcoms versus sketch comedy, and what it’s like to work with Don Johnson. You can watch the premiere of “Kenan” Tuesday, February 16th on Local 4.
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra to host first-ever virtual Holiday Pops concert
ANN ARBOR – The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra will be streaming its annual Holiday Pops program for free this holiday season. The production will be professionally filmed and recorded at the historic First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, and will feature holiday scenes around town. An alumnus of the Julliard School, Berofsky is a Professor of Violin at the University of Michigan. An Ann Arbor native, Charles Berofsky is currently studying piano as an undergraduate student at the Eastman School of Music. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities through Holiday Pops, contact Jennifer Hale at Jennie@a2so.com.
‘No replacing him’ -- Metro Detroit ‘Jeopardy!’ contestants remember Alex Trebek
DETROIT – Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died Sunday morning at his home after a long battle with cancer. READ: Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek dies at 80 after long battle with cancerTrebek was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2019, and he continued to host Jeopardy! He hosted “Jeopardy!” for 37 years, recording more than 8,000 episodes. He holds the record for most game show episodes hosted by the same person. He continued working after his diagnosis, he never asked for sympathy.
Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek dies at 80 after long battle with cancer
host Alex Trebek died this morning, the show announced on social media Sunday afternoon. Trebek was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2019, and he continued to host Jeopardy! Working beside him for the past year and a half as he heroically continued to host JEOPARDY! “Today we lost a legend and a beloved member of the Sony Pictures family,” said Tony Vinciquerra, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment." ”We join our colleagues at Sony Pictures in mourning the passing of Alex Trebek,"said Kenichiro Yoshida,Chairman, President and CEO, Sony Corporation.
Every performer, presenter at the ‘2020 CMT Music Awards:’ How to watch, livestream
Some of the biggest musicians in country music will perform during the “2020 CMT Music Awards” show, which is the nation’s only entirely fan-voted award show. 2020 marks the 19th year of the CMT Music Awards. Hosted by Ashley McBryde, Kane Brown and Sarah Hyland. ET on CMT with simulcasts on MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop and TV Land. Presenters include: Brandi Carlile, Demi Lovato, Diplo, Idina Menzel, Jessica Chastain, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Rob Thomas, Tanya Tucker and Taylor Swift.mlive.com
One Day At A Time Stars Rita Moreno, Isabella Gomez On Show’s CBS Premiere: ‘What’s Really Special Is It Takes On Very Difficult Topics, But Does So With Enormous Heart And Soul’
Season 4 coming up here on CBS and there’s potential for new fans to meet the Alvarez family and get to know them. Rita Moreno: Back-to-back episodes of One Day At A Time we’re bringing Norman Lear back to CBS! Rita Moreno: What’s really special about One Day At A Time is that it takes on very difficult topics. you can do this?’ But, what’s very special about this show is that it does that but it does so with such an enormous heart and such an enormous soul. There’s the woman who runs the family, Justina Machado, who is only brilliant and funny and breaks your heart.detroit.cbslocal.com
Getting up to speed with a Detroit reality star!
Earlier this year, a new kind of dating show on Netflix took America by storm. The experiment proved successful for two of those people Cameron Hamilton and Detroit native Lauren Speed, now Lauren Speed-Hamilton. Lauren and Cameron met, fell in love and got married on show. Lauren wanted to talk to her hometown, so she joined Tati Amare via Skype to share about her experience on the dating show. Lauren also revealed what she misses most about the D. Find out what it is in the video above.
A classic book series comes to life on Netflix
The Baby-Sitters Club book series that was popular from 1986 to 2000 is coming to Netflix as an original series! Host Jason Carr chatted with Sophie Grace who plays Kristy Thomas on The Baby-Sitters Club about her experience on the show. Shes very excited about this because she bonded over The Baby-Sitters Club book series with her sister. The Baby-Sitters Club premieres on July 3rd on Netflix. Watch the video to learn more about overnight sensation, Sophie Grace.