Steve Shaffer / KET

Fri. Aug. 30, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Examine the history of bluegrass music, from its orgins to its pioneers to its eventual worldwide popularity.

Animal Babies: First Year On Earth | Special

Aug 19, 2019
Courtesy / PBS

Wednesdays, Aug. 28-Sep. 11, 8pm on WKAR-HD | Meet six baby animals from across the globe!

Downton Abbey Live | Special

Aug 8, 2019
Courtesy / PBS

Sun. Aug. 18, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join award-winning ABC News journalist (and huge “Downton” fan!) Deborah Roberts along with cast members and creators for a celebration of the beloved series and a sneak peek at the upcoming feature film.

Mueller Special Coverage on WKAR World, streaming

Jul 23, 2019
Courtesy / PBS NewsHour

Wed. Jul. 24, 8am on WKAR World 23.2 HD and Stream | Live coverage from NPR and PBS NewsHour as Robert Mueller testifies before Congress about the Russia investigation.

Out Of This World | Antiques Roadshow

Jul 8, 2019
Courtesy / PBS

Mon., Jul. 8, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 stream at | Travel through space and time with Roadshow and discover objects that are totally "Out of This World!"

WKAR Folk online stream has been discontinued

Jul 1, 2019

Due to circumstances beyond our control the online listening stream WKAR Folk has been discontinued at as of July 1, 2019.

Rivers of Life | WKAR Premiere

Jun 19, 2019

Weds. Jun. 19-Jul 3, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Experience the extraordinary animals, epic landscapes, and remarkable people who live alongside three iconic rivers—the Amazon, the Nile, and the Mississippi.  

The Lavender Scare | WKAR Special

Jun 15, 2019

Tue., Jun. 18, 9pm on WKAR-HD | Learn the untold story of how tens of thousands of homosexual federal workers were either fired or denied employment in the 1950s. 

Courtesy of Terrence McNally / PBS

Fri., Jun. 14, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore four-time Tony-award-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s six groundbreaking decades in theater. 

Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop | Special

Jun 7, 2019
Courtesy / PBS

Sat. Jun. 8 at 8:30pm on WKAR-HD | Recording artists of the 1950s reunite and perform; they include the McGuire Sisters, Debbie Reynolds, and Rosemary Clooney. Watch and call or Give Now Here for special offers!

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Sun. Jun.9, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | It's your front-row seat to the Les Miz 25th anniversary concert! Experience some of the best-loved music of all time. Watch and call or Give Now Here for special offers.

Josh Groban Bridges | Special

Jun 6, 2019
Groban singing on stage

Fri. Jun. 7 at 8pm on 23.1 WKAR-HD | Filmed at New York’s Madison Square Garden on November 18, 2018, this new concert features international superstar Josh Groban! Watch and call or Give Now Here for special offers!

Chicago on Vacation | WKAR Special

Jun 4, 2019

Thu. Jun. 6, 10:30pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take a tour around the famous windy city with Geoffrey Baer! Watch and call for special offers or GIVE NOW HERE

Steve Parke/The Prince Estate / PBS

Tue., Jun 4, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Experience Prince’s legendary talent and peerless showmanship at a dazzling show filmed on the cusp of the new millennium. Watch and call for special offers or GIVE NOW HERE.

Downton Abbey Returns! | WKAR Special

Jun 1, 2019

Sun. June 2, 7pm on WKAR- HD 23.1 | Join in a nostalgic celebration of one of the most successful British drama ever, Downton Abbey. Watch and call for special offers or GIVE NOW HERE