WKAR StayTuned Update

Juliet and Romeo, dressed in modern fashion, holding hands and running
Courtesy of Sebastian Nevols / PBS

Fri. Apr. 23 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Experience Shakespeare’s tragedy from the National Theatre starring Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley.

Sharks of Hawaii | Nature

Apr 16, 2021
Tiger shark swimming through blue water
Courtesy of Alex Werjefelt / © THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC & TMFS / PBS

Wed. Apr. 21 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Meet the sharks that call the waters near Hawaii’s islands their home.

Philly D.A. | Independent Lens

Apr 16, 2021
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner and four others, all dressed professionally, sitting in chairs while woman, also dressed professionally, approaches Krasner with notepad and pen
Courtesy of Photography by Ryan Collerd. Composition by Tynell Marcelline / PBS

Tuesdays, Apr. 20–Jun. 1, at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Go inside the emotional, high stakes work that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner and an ensemble of idealistic outsiders from different walks of life take on as they attempt a fundamental overhaul of an entrenched criminal justice system.

American Oz | American Experience

Apr 16, 2021
Black-and-white photograph of L. Frank Baum surrounded by characters such as the tin man, the scarecrow, the cowardly lion and the wizard of Oz
Courtesy of Public Domain / PBS

Mon. Apr. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Explore the life of L. Frank Baum, the man behind one of the most beloved, enduring and quintessential American classics.

Greta Thunberg: A Year To Change the World

Apr 14, 2021
Greta Thunberg, dressed in winter hat, scarf and coat, with smoke from Bełchatów coal power station in distant background
Courtesy of Jon Sayers copyright of BBC Studios / PBS

Thu. Apr. 22 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Travel with the world’s best-known climate activist as she takes her fight to a global stage.

Picture a Scientist | NOVA

Apr 12, 2021
Woman in lab coat sitting at desk and looking into microscope
Courtesy / Pixabay

Wed. Apr. 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | This episode reveals how women make up less than one quarter of all those employed in STEM, and the numbers are worse for women of color.

Beethoven in Beijing | Great Performances

Apr 12, 2021
Black-and-white photograph of Concertmaster Norman Carol playing violin with other members of Central Philharmonic behind him
Courtesy of History Making Productions / PBS

Fri. Apr. 16 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Experience the international impact of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s historic 1973 trip to China.

Lower portion of woman's face, neck and hands partially covered in strokes of multiple colors of paint
Courtesy / Pixabay

Fri. Apr. 16 at 10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMINGBeyond the CANVAS honors five trailblazing women in the arts and explores how they paved their own road to success.

The Leopard Legacy | Nature

Apr 12, 2021
Close-up of face of leopard
Courtesy of Will Steenkamp / © Into Nature Productions / PBS

Wed. Apr. 14 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Follow the story of a leopard mother as she raises her cubs near the Luangwa River.

American Insurrection | Frontline

Apr 12, 2021
U.S. Capitol Building
Courtesy / Pixabay

Tue. Apr. 13 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMINGAmerican Insurrection investigates the rising threat of far-right violence in America.