WKAR StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

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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-HD 23.1 & 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.

I Keep | PBS American Portrait Series

Jan 12, 2021
Collage of various Americans behind text that reads, "PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT: A SERIES MADE BY YOU"
Courtesy of PBS/RadicalMedia / PBS

Tue. Jan. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Across America, people film themselves as they try to preserve or change long-standing traditions.

How It Feels To Be Free | American Masters

Jan 12, 2021
Cicely Tyson smiling and raising arms in air
Courtesy of Dennis Oulds/Hulton Archive via Getty Images / PBS

Mon. Jan. 18 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Explore the lives and trailblazing careers of six iconic African American entertainers—Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier—who changed American culture through their films, fashion, music and politics.

Season 7 Premiere | Finding Your Roots

Jan 12, 2021
Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Tony Shalhoub
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Tuesdays, Jan. 19–May 4, at 8 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie | Support WKAR

Jan 12, 2021
Agatha Christie sitting, looking into distance, with papers in lap
Courtesy of Christie Archive Trust / PBS

Sun. Jan. 17 at 10 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Discover what made the world's most successful crime writer tick. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.

The U.S. House of Representatives will meet Wednesday. They're expected to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. This year some Michigan Republicans may join Democrats.
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Wed. Jan. 13 at 9am on WKAR World 23.2 & STREAMING | PBS NewsHour will provide live special coverage of the House of Representatives’ impeachment proceedings regarding President Donald Trump.