WKAR-TV's strong commitment to local programming continues in 2016. Season 3 of both Forte and Curious Crew are in the planning and implementation stages right now, but we need funding. Details on both shows are below as well as how you can help fund these great local programs.
A WKAR original series that follows the rigor of the rehearsal room, to the bright lights of the stage. Forte allow viewers to enjoy the inspiring stories and experience the thrill as Michigan high school musicians strive for excellence. Hosted by WKAR's Peter Whorf. Slated season 3 schools are Mason, Troy, Ionia and Ann Arbor Huron.
This show is now available across all of Michigan. It can be seen on WKAR in the Fall on Saturday at 5:30 PM, Sundays at 11 AM and Mondays at 5:30 PM. Forte is currently underwritten by MSFCU and Marshall Music.
Another WKAR original series that takes a hands-on approach to scientific exploration with host, Rob Stephenson and a cast of inquisitive kids. The Curious Crew members are young explorers from across mid-Michigan. The setting is Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing. The host is an award-winning educator.
This show is also available across the state and is also being used on OVEE a web platform that offer live interactive Q & A. It can be seen on WKAR in the winter on Mondays at 5:30 PM, Saturday & Sundays at 11 AM. Curious Crew is currently underwritten by Techsmith, Fifth Third Bank, Capital Area District Libraries & LAFCU.