StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Inside The Megafire | NOVA

Apr 29, 2019

Wed., May 8, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See the real effect of the California wildfires of 2018. 


Mondays, May 6–20, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Antiques Roadshow visits the Churchill Downs! 

Fri., May 3 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | An all-star tribute to Emilio and Gloria Estefan, the 2019 recipients of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize.

Les Misérables| MASTERPIECE

Apr 19, 2019
Courtesy / PBS

Sun., Apr. 14-May 22, 10pm on WKAR- HD 23.1 | Love, death and the struggle for social justice in early 19th- century France comes to television! 

Divisions | DSO Live

Apr 11, 2019
Detroit Symphony Orchestra on stage
Courtesy / Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Fri., Apr. 12, 2019, 10:40am on 90.5 FM | It's the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from historic, acoustically acclaimed Orchestra Hall.

Courtesy / PBS

Tue., Apr.9 & Apr. 16, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Henry Louis Gates Jr. presents the definitive history of the many transformative years following the American Civil War. 

Doc Martin | Season 8 | WKAR TV

Apr 3, 2019
Doc Martin
American Public Television

Sat. , Apr. 6 9PM on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The popular British drama Doc Martin is back for an eight season on WKAR! 

Charm City | Independent Lens | WKAR TV

Apr 3, 2019
Courtesy of John Benam

Mon., Apr. 22 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet a group of Baltimore citizens, police and governement officals as they cope with the consequnces of three years of unparalleled violence.

Courtesy / PBS

Wed., April 17-May 22, 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Told through iconic, modern-day objects – the telescope, airplane, robot, car, rocket and smartphone – the series is the culmination of the long-held human dream to explore, communicate and find one’s place in the universe. 

Courtesy / PBS

Tue., Apr.23 8pm on WKAR- HD 23.1 |Boss: The Black Experience in Business explores the inspiring stories of trailblazing African American entrepreneurs while spotlighting the significant contributions of contemporary business leaders. 

American Spring LIVE | Nature

Apr 3, 2019
Courtesy / PBS

Monday - Wednesday, April 29 - May 1, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch one of nature’s greatest performances – a time of rebirth, renewed energy and dramatic transformations. 

The Providers | Independent Lens

Mar 29, 2019
The Providers
Courtesy of Adria Malcom

Mon., Apr.8, 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow three "country doctors" in rural New Mexico -- the site of a physician shortage and an opioid epidemic -- who work at clinics that offer care for all, regardless of ability to pay.

Tre Maison Dasan | Independent Lens

Mar 29, 2019
Tre Maison Dasan
Courtesy of Jon Gourley / PBS

Mon. , Apr. 1, 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet three of the estimated one in 14 American children growing up with a parent in prison.

Call the Midwife | Season 8 | WKAR TV

Mar 28, 2019
Courtesy of Neal Street Productions / PBS

Sundays, Mar. 31–May 19, 8pm on WKAR -HD 23.1 |  At the start of season eight, it’s spring of 1964, and everyone is excited for the Queen’s royal birth!

SPECIAL: The Mueller Report

Mar 25, 2019

8pm Mon. Mar. 25 on WKAR-HD | Frontline and PBS NewsHour present "The Mueller Report." Hosted by Judy Woodruff, the ninety-minute special features a Frontline documentary chronicling the dramatic events that led the White House and the nation to this historic moment, followed by PBS NewsHour panel discussion and analysis.