He likes big houses
Hip-hop meets house-flipping on “Sir Mix-A-Lot’s House Remix.” The hitmaker behind “Baby Got Back” renovates an old split-level house in his hometown of Seattle in this one-hour special designed to show he can rap about more than big butts.
7 p.m. Sat., DIY
Mad about the Motor City
Alice Cooper, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Ford Motor boss Bill Ford are among the talking heads in “Detroit: Comeback City,” a documentary tracing the city’s tumultuous past century through the story of its grand Michigan Central Station, a showplace that was abandoned for decades but is being reborn as a potential tech incubator.
8 p.m. Sun., History Channel
Porno for pyros
You haven’t seen fireworks until you’ve seen Mexico’s National Pyrotechnic Festival. The documentary “Brimstone & Glory” brings us to Tultepec — a village that’s essentially a company town for the pyrotechnics business — for what’s billed as a “caution-free” 10-day event celebrating San Juan de Dios, the patron saint of fireworks makers.
10 p.m. Mon., TPT, Ch. 2