StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

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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
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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.

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Fri. Aug. 30, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Examine the history of bluegrass music, from its orgins to its pioneers to its eventual worldwide popularity.

Animal Babies: First Year On Earth | Special

Aug 19, 2019
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Wednesdays, Aug. 28-Sep. 11, 8pm on WKAR-HD | Meet six baby animals from across the globe!

WKAR Special Offers!

Aug 14, 2019
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Watch and call or Give Now Here for special offers!