TV Made in Michigan http://wkar.org en QuizBusters celebrates 25th anniversary http://wkar.org/post/quizbusters-celebrates-25th-anniversary <p></p><p>WKAR TV&rsquo;S <a href="http://wkar.org/post/tonight-quizbusters-kicks-25th-season-special-edition">&quot;QuizBusters&quot;</a> celebrates 25 years on the air this year. Since its premiere, the program has been hosted by <a href="http://wkar.org/people/matt-ottinger">Matt Ottinger</a>. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:47:12 +0000 Current State 43201 at http://wkar.org QuizBusters celebrates 25th anniversary Susi's Station Notes: Two New Shows! http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-two-new-shows <p>Last week I wrote about the new fall season at WKAR. But some of that new season is recorded right here -- and it all begins next week!</p><p></p><p><strong>QuizBusters Special Edition</strong></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Susi Elkins 41323 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: Two New Shows! Susi's Station Notes: BackStage Pass Is Coming! http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-backstage-pass-coming <p><strong>BackStage Pass </strong>is returning for a new recording season, starting off with a three-day concert extravaganza at Hannah Community Center, June 18-20!</p><p>We're excited to have a diverse group of bands on stage -- three nights, six bands! And best of all the tickets are free! Just get them online <a href="http://www.wkar.org/post/june-18-20-backstage-pass-free-concert-tv-recordings">here</a>. Seating is by general admission.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Susi Elkins 36734 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: BackStage Pass Is Coming! "QuizBusters" Semi-Finals Continue on WKAR http://wkar.org/post/quizbusters-semi-finals-continue-wkar-1 <p>Youth from mid-Michigan continue their quest for tuition scholarships to Michigan State University in the second week of the <strong>QuizBusters </strong>semi-finals on Saturday, May 18, at 6 and 6:30 p.m.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 18:13:11 +0000 Jeanie Croope 35760 at http://wkar.org "QuizBusters" Semi-Finals Continue on WKAR Susi's Station Notes: BackStage Pass Premieres! http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-backstage-pass-premieres <p></p><p><strong>BackStage Pass</strong> premieres on January 20, at a new time! Look for us every Sunday at 7 p.m., with encore broadcasts at 8 p.m. the following Saturday on WKAR World and at 11 p.m. that Saturday on WKAR. Sun, 20 Jan 2013 22:48:33 +0000 Susi Elkins 29744 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: BackStage Pass Premieres! "Off the Record" Hosts MSU Board of Trustees Candidates http://wkar.org/post/record-hosts-msu-board-trustees-candidates <p> <strong>Off the Record with Tim Skubick</strong> presents a debate between two candidates for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees in the October 26 episode of the weekly capitol affairs program from WKAR. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:00:12 +0000 Jeanie Croope 25588 at http://wkar.org "Off the Record" Hosts MSU Board of Trustees Candidates Susi's Station Notes: QB Special = Great Fun! http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-qb-special-great-fun <p>Some things make my job even more fun than it already is. WKAR's taping of our <strong>QuizBusters Special Edition </strong>on Tuesday, September 11, was one of them.</p><p>We had 16 special guests — all well known in the community — playing our popular <strong>QuizBusters </strong>game. They were lively, fun and smart – and they all seemed to be having a great time. It was fun to see all the Facebook chatter after the show.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 14:40:50 +0000 Susi Elkins 23907 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: QB Special = Great Fun! Fall Preview Brings Exciting Changes to WKAR! http://wkar.org/post/fall-preview-brings-exciting-changes-wkar <p>Nearly 200 guests filled Studio A on September 6 as the new season for WKAR Public Media was revealed. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:47:16 +0000 Jeanie Croope 23547 at http://wkar.org Fall Preview Brings Exciting Changes to WKAR! Community Celebrities Compete in WKAR "QuizBusters" Special Edition http://wkar.org/post/community-celebrities-compete-wkar-quizbusters-special-edition-0 <p>Participants in WKAR’s upcoming “QuizBusters Special Edition” competition were revealed on Thursday, September 6, at the station’s fall preview.</p><p>Playing the first game for the Green Team are <strong>Scott Westerman</strong>, President, MSU Alumni Association; <strong>Jen Sygit</strong>, Michigan-based singer and songwriter; <strong>Sue Carter</strong>, MSU School of Journalism faculty member, author and intrepid adventurer; and team captain <strong>Guy Sanville</strong>, Artistic Director, Purple Rose Theatre.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 00:30:00 +0000 Jeanie Croope 23501 at http://wkar.org Community Celebrities Compete in WKAR "QuizBusters" Special Edition Susi's Station Notes: We're Everywhere! http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-were-everywhere <p>WKAR-TV is proud of its PBS national schedule, which offers you the best in drama, documentary and news. But we are equally proud (maybe a little more so) of the terrific work done right here at WKAR, including <strong>BackStage Pass</strong>, <strong>Off the Record</strong> and <strong>QuizBusters</strong>.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Susi Elkins 22994 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: We're Everywhere! Susi's Station Notes: BackStage Pass http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-backstage-pass <p>This is a busy week for WKAR-TV! On Thursday, I went over with some of our staff to check in on the set-up for BackStage Pass at East Lansing&rsquo;s Hannah Community Center.&nbsp; I&rsquo;m really proud of our team for all the work they&rsquo;re doing to stage the show in this new venue.<br /> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 14:44:51 +0000 Susi Elkins 19385 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: BackStage Pass organissimo | BackStage Pass http://wkar.org/post/organissimo-backstage-pass <p>Soul jazz from Michigan's internationally acclaimed organ trio led by Jim Alfredson.</p> Thu, 14 Jan 2010 21:00:00 +0000 1515 at http://wkar.org organissimo | BackStage Pass