StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

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. 

Les Misérables from Masterpiece | MINI-SERIES

Jun 9, 2019
4 characters  in street scene

Mon. Jun. 10. Wed. Jun. 12 at 8pm on 23.1 WKAR-HD |  Watch the complete mini-series this week, with two episodes airing each evening beginning at 8pm! Watch and call or Give Now Here for special offers!

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!

Courtesy / PBS


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

Specials for the Mind and Body

May 31, 2019

Jun. 1-6 on WKAR-HD- 23.1 | Enjoy more WKAR TV speicals featuring topics on the mind and body! Watch and call for special offers or GIVE NOW HERE

2019 National Memorial Day Concert

May 13, 2019

Sun., May 26, 8pm & 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy your Memorial Day with a performance honoring American heros! 

Streaming Live: Whitmer And Cousins at MSU Spring Ceremonies

May 1, 2019

All Michigan State University convocation and commencement ceremonies May 2-May 11 will be streamed live by WKAR Public Media. | WATCH LIVE HERE

Michigan Minute | WKAR Radio Special

May 1, 2019

   Weekdays at  5:43am on WKAR 90.5FM | Listen to the history of the great state that we all love! 

May 2019 | Michigan Matinee

May 1, 2019
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

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