StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

2019 Hispanic Heritage Awards | Special

Oct 6, 2019
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Fri., Oct. 11, 10pm WKAR-HD |Join the country's highest tribute to Latinos by Latinos! 

Reto Report On PBS | Premiere

Oct 3, 2019
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Mon. Oct. 7, 9pm on WKAR-HD |Retro Report corrects the record, exposes myths and provides historical context to the fast-paced news of our world today using investigative journalism and narrative storytelling.

Death in Paradise | BBC

Oct 2, 2019
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Sat., Oct. 5, 9pm on WKAR-HD |  Watch this drama as a detective and his team solve murders on a beautiful Caribbean island. 

Octopus: Making Contact | Nature

Sep 30, 2019
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Wed., Oct. 2, 8pm on WKAR-HD | See the new cephalopod research is that shows intelligent animals and their individual personalities.

Porvenir, Texas | VOCES

Sep 28, 2019
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Fri., Oct. 4 at 10pm on WKAR-HD | Discover the true story behind the 1918 massacre of 15 Mexican men in this tiny border town. 

Poldark | Masterpiece

Sep 27, 2019
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Sun. Sep. 29 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |Season 5 kicks off a new adventure for Ross Poldark and the citizens of Cornwall.

Adios Amor : The Search for Maria Moreno | VOCES

Sep 25, 2019
Courtesy of George Ballis / PBS

Fri. Sep. 27, 2019 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See how the discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot — Maria Moreno.

Courtesy of Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum / PBS

Wed., Sep. 25 at 8 pm. on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Streaming FREE in the PBS App and at  | In the final episode of Ken Burns' Country Music, watch how country music skyrockets to new heights.

Why let meat rest between cooking and serving? It’s an important step for a juicy steak.

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The Pushouts | VOCES

Sep 14, 2019
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Fri. Sep. 20 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch as we explore themes of race, poverty and the importance of mentors. Features archival footage of Victor Rios as a teen gang member filmed for a 1994 FRONTLINE documentary.

Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns

Sep 14, 2019

Director Ken Burns presents a comprehensive look at the history of country music in America and its evolution throughout the 20th century.

WKAR HDTV | Sun.-Wed., Sep. 15-18 and Sep. 22-25 at 8 pm. Repeats 10pm. Streaming free at and in the PBS App

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Fri. Sep. 13 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn about the versatile Puerto Rican actor whose work on stage and screen took the world by storm.

For The Love Of Their Brother | Special

Sep 4, 2019
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Mon. Sep. 9 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch the struggles and the triumphs of the Siller family after the death of their brother, Stephen Siller, a NYC Firefighter whose life was cut short on September 11th.

September 2019 | Michigan Matinee

Sep 4, 2019
Courtesy / Jamie Paisley

Thursdays at 7pm on WKAR 90.5 FM | Join host Jamie Paisley for an hour of classic music written for the silver screen.

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Fri. Sep. 6 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center takes its musicians to Greece.