StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

band / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Feb. 9 at 8pm and Sat. Feb. 23 at 10pm on 90.5 FM | WKAR and MSU Jazz bring you one of the traditional year-opening highlights from MSU's College of Music.

Peter Whorf / WKAR-MSU

For five decades, Leonard Slatkin has championed the diverse music of America.

Margaret: The Rebel Princess | Special

Feb 6, 2019
The Rebel Princess
Courtesy of Getty / Ullstein Bild / PBS

Sundays, Feb. 10 & 17 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take a peek at princess Margaret's early married life as major social changes swept Britain. 

Pipeline | Live From Lincoln Center

Feb 6, 2019
Jeremy Daniel / PBS

Fri., Feb. 8 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet an inner-city teacher desperate to save her son in Dominique Morisseau’s riveting new play.

Courtesy of Jim Judkis / Independent Lens

Sat., Feb. 9,  8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers, in one of the most celebrated theatrical releases of 2018. 

LIVE: State of the Union 2019

Feb 5, 2019
President Trump at podium
PBS NewsHour

Tue. Feb. 5 at 9pm ET on WKAR-HD (23.1), WKAR NewsTalk 105.1 FM, and streaming | WKAR presents live coverage of President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address and the response from Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams.

Documentary Special: The Freed People

Feb 2, 2019

This one-hour Humankind documentary examines how America responded to a massive refugee crisis, when four million newly emancipated slaves needed shelter, employment, education and the basic rights at the close of the Civil War.

Doc Martin with a dog
Courtesy / American Public Television

Sunday, February 3 on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Where do non-football fans turn for alternative viewing on February 3? WKAR! 

Curious Crew Season 5 cast members
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Mondays beginning February 4 at 5:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Get ready to pique your curiosity with the 5th season of WKAR’s Emmy Award-winning science show, Curious Crew

Black Memorabilia | Independent Lens

Feb 1, 2019
Courtesy of C-Line Films / PBS

Mon., Feb. 4 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | From the south to Brooklyn to China, meet the people who reproduce, consume and reclaim racially-charged Black Memorabilia.

Link Wray with guitar on purple background.
Courtesy of Bruce Steinberg, courtesy of / Independent Lens

Mon., Jan. 21, 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take an electrifying look at the Native American influence in popular music, despite attempts to ban, censor and erase Indian culture. 

Equus: The Story of the Horse | Nature

Jan 9, 2019
A horse running
Lara Brynildssen / © Handful of Films / PBS

Wed., Jan. 16, 8pm WKAR-HD 23.1| Travel around the world to uncover the history of mankind’s relationship with the horse. 

Finding Your Roots | Season 5

Jan 8, 2019
Professor Gates
McGee Media/Ark Media / PBS

Tuesdays, Jan. 8-29, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch as these people find their family history and culture. 

Jamestown | Season 1 | Special!

Jan 8, 2019
Courtesy / PBS

Mon., Jan.7-12, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Three women face the challenges of creating a new life in a beautiful yet forbidding land.

Victoria | Season 3 | MASTERPIECE

Jan 6, 2019
Queen Victoria

Sundays, Jan. 13 - Mar.3, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Jenna Coleman returns as Her fearless Majesty Queen Victoria in an all-new season of the hit drama.