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Wed., April 17-May 22, 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Told through iconic, modern-day objects – the telescope, airplane, robot, car, rocket and smartphone – the series is the culmination of the long-held human dream to explore, communicate and find one’s place in the universe. 

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Tue., Apr.23 8pm on WKAR- HD 23.1 |Boss: The Black Experience in Business explores the inspiring stories of trailblazing African American entrepreneurs while spotlighting the significant contributions of contemporary business leaders. 

American Spring LIVE | Nature

Apr 3, 2019
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Monday - Wednesday, April 29 - May 1, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch one of nature’s greatest performances – a time of rebirth, renewed energy and dramatic transformations. 

The Providers | Independent Lens

Mar 29, 2019
The Providers
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Mon., Apr.8, 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow three "country doctors" in rural New Mexico -- the site of a physician shortage and an opioid epidemic -- who work at clinics that offer care for all, regardless of ability to pay.

Call the Midwife | Season 8 | WKAR TV

Mar 28, 2019
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Sundays, Mar. 31–May 19, 8pm on WKAR -HD 23.1 |  At the start of season eight, it’s spring of 1964, and everyone is excited for the Queen’s royal birth!

American Masters
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Fri., Feb. 22, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See how country star Charley Pride used music to triumph over prejudice and injustice.

Margaret: The Rebel Princess | Special

Feb 6, 2019
The Rebel Princess
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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
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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.

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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. 

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

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