StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

WATCH NOW An in-depth look at the challenges Michigan K-12 schools face with at-home instruction because of COVID-19. State Superintendent Michael F. Rice, PhD and other experts  join host Shawn Turner to address how students, teachers, and parents will be academically and emotionally impacted by Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s order to close schools through the end of the academic year.

Part 1: Dawn of the Modern Age of Genetics | WATCH NOW HERE

Part One interweaves the present-day story of the Rosens, a young family on an odyssey to find a cure for their four-year-old daughter’s rare genetic disease, with stories of the exciting discoveries of the early pioneers in genetics.

WATCH NOW HERE | During this time of crisis in Michigan as the state faces the spread of COVID-19, a special live broadcast and streaming event will give viewers the opportunity to ask questions of Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

WATCH NOW | How are Michigan government and other state institution leaders navigating the COVID-19 pandemic to keep Michigan residents safe? MDHHS's Khaldun and MSU's Stanley on Michigan's institutional response to the pandemic.

COVID-19: Answers and Insight | TV Special

Mar 24, 2020
portrait: Shawn Turner

Shawn Turner and health experts examine the coronavirus crisis in Michigan in this TV special from WKAR. The debut episode in the new series focuses on resources for our aging community.  WATCH NOW

Putting facts over fears when it comes to understanding the coronavirus pandemic. Send Your Questions to WKAR

Fri., Mar. 20 at 8:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  or STREAM/LISTEN NOW |  Off the Record is here to help you separate the rumors from the facts about the coronavirus in Michigan.

PBS NEWSHOUR Presents: Confronting Coronavirus

Mar 16, 2020
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Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS / CDC

WATCH NOW HERE | aired Thu. Mar. 19 | Watch as we discuss health precautions for individuals and the public-at-large as well as the pandemic’s economic impact in both the United States and globally.

Chuck Berry: Brown-Eyed Handsome Man

Mar 14, 2020
Courtesy / PBS

Sat., Mar. 14 8:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch this collection of performances by the greatest rock icons in history performing favorite songs by their self-proclaimed hero Chuck Berry. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.

Denis Oregan / PBS

Fri., Mar. 13, 11:00pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | We are dancing to all of the Bee Gees hits in this musical special!  Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.