TV Made in Michigan

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

Governor Snyder speaking at Mackinac Conference
Detroit Public Television

View sessions from the 2012 conference on demand here, for a limited time.

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Republican strategist John Yob, with Kathy Barks Hoffman, Susan Demas, Dave Murray and Tim Skubick. #OTRwkar

The panel discusses tax cuts, a signature issue for Representative Thad McCotter, and the state budget.

The guest is Republican strategist John Yob.

Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses the Tea Party, Roy Schmidt and the state police and the budget.

Alisha Green, Bill Ballenger, Chad Livengood and Rick Albin join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick


The panel discusses the state's recovery now in year three, a state lawmaker changing parties and Governor Snyder making more money.

The guest is James Ryan, a former Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court.

Rick Pluta, Zachary Gorchow and Kathy Barks Hoffman join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

QuizBusters Championship Series 2012

May 10, 2012

Watch the three final games of season 23 online now!

WKAR-TV will begin airing episodes of "LRN 101," Saturdays at 11 a.m. on WKAR-TV, beginning May 12. The new series highlights the varied educational resources available throughout the Greater Lansing region. "LRN 101" is produced in Lansing as part of the Keep Learning initiative, a non-profit organization committed to promoting education in mid-Michigan.

The panel discusses Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's visit to Lansing. The guest is Bruce Fealk from Michigan Rising, a group trying to recall Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. Kyle Melinn, Rick Pluta and Chris Christoff join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Primetime Special! QuizBusters Championship

May 9, 2012

Four teams, three games, two division championships and one grand champion.

Wednesday night at 8 p.m. on WKAR-TV, watch the Quizbusters Grand Championship Series, a 90-minute special featuring the two division championship games and the grand championship.

Teams from Everett, Okemos, Jackson Christian and Kent City will compete for scholarships to MSU -- and you won't want to miss these kids as they answer questions that will make your mind spin!

The panel discusses medical marijuana laws, free college tuition, and Snyder as a possible Romney running mate. Susan Demas, Bill Ballenger and Rick Albin join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Friday, May 4, 1:00 p.m.. Live from the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University. View the Live WebCast here.

Panelists with Tim Skubick
WKAR-Michigan State University

Michigan legislative leaders join Tim Skubick for this special edition. VIEW IT ONLINE NOW

Michigan's motorcycle helmet law is repealed, presidential race narrows in the state, and lawmakers return after spring break. The guest is Republican consultant and fundraiser Steve Linder.
Kathy Barks Hoffman, Bill Ballenger and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Highlights from the third season.  Premiere Thu. Apr 19 at 10p on WKAR HD/23 | Sat. Apr 21 at 8p on WKAR WORLD | Sat. Apr 21 at 11p on WKAR HD/23 | VIEW IT ONLINE NOW

Blues with a modern edge out of Flint, Michigan.

Premieres Thu. Apr 12 at 10p on WKAR HD/23 | also airs Sat. Apr 14 at 8p on WKAR WORLD | Sat. Apr 14 at 11p on WKAR HD/23