WKAR StayTuned Update

Michigan State of the State 2021

Jan 22, 2021

Wed., Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1, 105.1 FM & STREAMING | Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer lays out her new legislative year agenda for 2021.

In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl

Jan 20, 2021

Fridays, Jan. 22–29, at 9 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Experience iconic moments from the archives of the Hollywood Bowl since attending in-person is currently not an option due to COVID-19.

Agatha Christie's England | Support WKAR

Jan 19, 2021
Max Mallowan and Agatha Christie walking side-by-side with hill and trees in background
Courtesy of Christie Archive Trust / PBS

Sun. Jan. 24 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Retrace the Queen of Crime’s footsteps to see the real places that inspired her literary universe. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.

Against All Odds | Finding Your Roots

Jan 19, 2021
Nina Totenberg
Courtesy of Allison Shelley/McGee Media / PBS

Tue. Jan. 26 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Henry Louis Gates Jr. introduces Andy Cohen and Nina Totenberg to their survivor ancestors.

I Rise | PBS American Portrait Series

Jan 19, 2021
Collage of various Americans behind text that reads, "PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT: A SERIES MADE BY YOU"
Courtesy of PBS/RadicalMedia / PBS

Tue. Jan. 26 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | First-person stories from across the country take you inside the movement for an antiracist future.

American Reckoning | PBS NewsHour Special Report

Jan 15, 2021
Courtesy / PBS

Fri. Jan. 15 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  & STREAMING | Following the aftermath of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, American Reckoning:  A PBS NewsHour Special Report will focus on the economic and racial history that led to a political divide between Americans, the impact of President Donald Trump's rhetoric throughout his presidency and the next steps for the nation to heal from the recent attack on American democracy.

Inauguration 2021 | PBS NewsHour & NPR

Jan 14, 2021
Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

Wed. Jan. 20 starting at 10:30 am on WKAR WORLD 23.2 & STREAMING and at 11 am on 105.1 FM & 870 AM | PBS NewsHour and NPR  will provide live coverage of the 2021 Inauguration

Miss Scarlet and the Duke | Masterpiece

Jan 12, 2021
Eliza Scarlet and, "The Duke," holding hands while looking at each other

Sundays, Jan. 17–Feb. 14 & Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Before Marple and Tennison, there was Scarlet: Miss Eliza Scarlet, private detective. 

The Magic of Horowitz | Great Performances

Jan 12, 2021
Vladimir Horowitz sitting at grand piano
Courtesy of Jean Pimentel/Kipa/Sygma via Getty Images / PBS

Fri. Jan. 22 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Experience legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz’s homecoming concert in Russia.

The Alps: Winter's Fortress | Nature

Jan 12, 2021
The Matterhorn and its reflection in body of water
Courtesy of Otmar Penker, © Terra Mater Factual Studios & Wild Nature Film / PBS

Wed. Jan. 20 at 8 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Experience the hostile and bitter cold ecosystems of the Alps, shaped by snow blizzards and avalanches.