StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Fri., Jun. 19 9am-2pm on 90.5 FM | 90.5 Classical devotes a day to feature composers from the African diaspora. 

Aired Fri. Jun. 5 | WATCH HERE NOW | As the United States grapples with widespread unrest after the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, our fraught national relationship with race is again in the spotlight. How can we move forward from this moment?

The Talk - Race in America | PBS Special

Jun 8, 2020

Aired Fri., Jun. 5  WATCH NOW HERE  | PBS and WKAR present the documentary,  The Talk - Race in America, in the wake of George Floyd's murder on May 25, 2020, and the ensuing protests that erupted across the country.

Downton Abbey Marathon - One Last Time!

Jun 7, 2020

Sun., May 31 - Sun., June 7 on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Last chance to binge this beloved program following the Crawley family on WKAR TV. Watch and Call or Give Now Here for special offers!

Courtesy / PBS NewsHour

WKAR will broadcast a series of films and new specials focused on race in America following the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, and the ensuing protests that erupted across the country and in Michigan’s Capital Region.

Policing the Police | Frontline

Jun 4, 2020

Wed., Jun. 10 at 9:00pm on WKAR World 23.2 & STREAMING NOW | A rare look inside a troubled police department being forced to reform.

An Evening with Madeleine Albright | TV Special

Jun 2, 2020

WATCH NOW HERE | The Governor Jim Blanchard Public Service Forum presents An Evening with Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. 

Memory Rescue With Daniel Amen, M.D.

Jun 1, 2020
Courtesy / PBS

Mon., Jun. 1 at 10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explores a modern, brain-based, whole-person program rooted in science and hope with Daniel Amen, M.D. Watch and Call or Give Now Here for special offers!

Hero Elementary
Courtesy of © 2019 Twin Cities Public Media Workshop, LLC

Mon., Jun. 1 at 8 a.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1  |   Hero Elementary is a new animated PBS KIDS series, helping to spark a love of science among kids nationwide. 

2020 National Memorial Day Concert | PBS Special

May 22, 2020
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Courtesy of Capital Concerts / PBS

Sun., May 24 at 8:00 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Tune in to this special  broadcast of America’s national night of remembrance, honoring the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and all those who gave their lives for our country.