StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

A Capitol Fourth 2015

Jul 1, 2015
Fireworks over U.S. Capitol building
Keith Lamond / Capital Concerts

Sat. Jul. 4 at 8pm and 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Kick off the country's 239th birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza. 

Operation Wild

Jun 30, 2015
Panda in the field
Helen Quinn / BBC

Wed. July 1-15 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join veterinarian teams around the world as they undertake groundbreaking operations to try to save animals' lives.

Beyond the Call | Radio Reader

Jun 24, 2015

Beyond the Call
by Lee Trimble with Jeremy Bronfield
Berkley Publishing Group, N.Y. 2015
airs 6/24/15-7/24/15

On June 18, 2015, this website was upgraded to a new responsive design. The fresh new design is intended to make it as easy as possible for you to discover and explore the rich content at, whether you are using a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer.

Blood is especially needed this time of year.

Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rock

Jun 4, 2015
Christie Goodwin

Thu. June 4,  9pm WKAR-HD | Guitar hero Joe Bonamassa celebrates the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. Enter to win the Joe Bonamassa autographed Les Paul Special II guitar.

FREE – Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation around this look at the issue of gay marriage.

Fri. May 8 6pm - 8pm Impression 5 Science Center | Adhesion Race, Walking Droplets, the Anti-Gravity Water Jar, and more!

2015 East Lansing Art Festival

May 1, 2015

May 16 - 17 Downtown, East Lansing | Look for WKAR in Your Community at the 2015 East Lansing Art Festival!

The Boys in the Boat | Radio Reader

May 1, 2015

The Boys in the Boat
by Daniel James Brown
Doubleday, N.Y. 2014
Airs beginning May 8, 2015

Soul Survivor | Radio Reader

Apr 30, 2015

Soul Survivor by Bruce & Andrea Leininger with Ken Gross
Grand Central Publishing, NY 2014
Airs April 15 - May 7, 2015

QuizBusters: 2015 Champs
Anthony Cepak / MSU/WKAR

In a QuizBusters championship series of games seen on WKAR-TV on Saturday, April 25, the Lansing Homeschoolers Chargers defeated the Quincy Orioles and the Okemos Chieftains to take home the title of QuizBusters Grand Champion for 2015. 

'Primary Care' comes to WKAR TV Sundays

Apr 27, 2015
portrait: Dr. Lonnie Joe, Jr.

Sundays 2pm on WKAR TV | New culturally relevant health series launches first season on WKAR

Courtesy of Craig Compiano, Courtesy of USS KIRK Association / PBS

Tues. Apr. 28 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch unlikely heroes attempt to save as many South Vietnamese as possible at the Vietnam War's end.

MSU Science Festival, Dr. Scott Sampson
w.r. richards / MSU/WKAR

Dinosaurs, dinosaurs, and more dinosaurs! WKAR and Curious Crew were recently in your community exploring with Dr. Scott Sampson at the 2015 Michigan State University Science Festival.