StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Special: Michigan Inauguration 2019

Jan 1, 2019
Michigan Capitol Building
w.r. richards / WKAR-MSU

Tue., Jan. 1, 11am-noon WKAR NewsTalk 105.1 FM/AM 870, WKAR TV World channel and wkar.org | Live from the steps of the Michigan State Capitol.

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Fri., Dec. 28 at 8:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 or WATCH NOW | Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder discusses his final year in office with Off The Record anchor Tim Skubick. 

PBS

Fri. Dec 28 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch the celebration of  an amazing composer and conductor.   

Apollo's Daring Mission|Nova

Dec 17, 2018
PBS / PBS

Wed., Dec. 26 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch as the Apollo 8 and engineers recall the major events that changed history.

Call The Midwife | Holiday Special

Dec 14, 2018
PBS / PBS

 Tue. Dec. 25  at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | As you are enjoying your holiday, tune in to see  the holiday special of Call the Midwife

Mormon Tabernacle Choir performing
Courtesy of Ed Thompson / PBS

Mon. Dec. 17 at 9 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join actors Sutton Foster and Hugh Booneville for this beloved Christmas tradition.

Snow Bears | Nature

Nov 24, 2018
Polar bears with cubs in snow
Courtesy of Roie Galitz / © John Downer Productions / PBS

Wed., Nov. 28 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Witness the incredible journey of newborn polar bear cubs. Watch and call or GIVE NOW for special offers.

Three artists on stage singing
Courtesy / PBS

Sun., Nov. 25 at 4:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |A voyage of hope and optimism from a folk trio that moved the heart and the conscience of America. Watch and call or GIVE NOW for special offers.

Death in Paradise
Courtesy

Sat., Nov. 24 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Detective Camille's friend dies on a party boat, leaving her and Detective Poole to solve the case, and find who murdered her. Watch and call or GIVE NOW for special offers.

Paul Simon on stage with the guitar
Courtesy of Paul Simon/Nick Elgar

Sat., Nov. 24 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The legendary artist performs a retrospective mix of favorites before an enormous crowd in New York in 1991. Watch and call or GIVE NOW for special offers.

Autumn Watch: New England

Oct 11, 2018
Courtesy of DenisTangneyJr./Getty Images / PBS

Wed.-Thu., Oct. 17-18, 8pm & Fri., Oct. 19, 9:00pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  Travel to the colorful landscapes of New England, and experience some of the best autumn has to offer!

2 men seated on stage
Courtesy / National Writers Series

1pm Sundays on WKAR NewsTalk 105.1 FM and AM 870 | Explore the world of great writing with authors in conversation from the stage of the historic City Opera House in Traverse City, Michigan.

Shakespeare Uncovered | Season Three

Oct 4, 2018
Courtesy of Blakeway Productions / PBS

Fridays, Oct. 12-26, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Shakeseare Uncovered returns for a third season to bring you the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays. 

Volatile Earth | NOVA

Oct 1, 2018
two men lowering
Courtesy / WGBH

Wed., Oct. 10, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn what feeds Nyamauragira's frequent erruptions, and see other hidden, volcanic dangers. 

The Circus | American Experience

Oct 1, 2018
Courtesy of Collection of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida, Florida State University / PBS

Mon.-Tue., Oct. 8-9, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the colorful history of this popular, influential, and distinctly American form of entertainment. 

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