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3:17 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

A Capitol Fourth (2014)

The nation's premiere Independence Day holiday concert is viewed by millions at home and attended by hundreds of thousands of people on the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, DC.

Friday, July 4, 2014, 8-9:30 pm; repeat 9:30-11:00 pm - WKAR-HD | Join host Tom Bergeron for our country's national Independence Day celebration, live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

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2:57 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

'Vicious' - New on WKAR-HD

Ian McKellen as Freddie and Derek Jacobi as Stuart.

Sundays, June 29-August 3, 2014, 10:30-11 pm - WKAR-HD | Vicious tells the story of partners Freddie and Stuart, who have lived together in a small central London flat for nearly 50 years.

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2:50 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

'Last Tango in Halifax' Returns for Season 2

Shown from L-R: Derek Jacobi as Alan and Anne Reid as Celia.

Sundays, June 29 to August 3, 2014, 8-9pm - WKAR-HD |  Reunited childhood sweethearts Celia (Anne Reid) and Alan (Derek Jacobi) plan a life together.

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2:44 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

'Endeavour' Returns with Season 2

hown from left to right: Sean Rigby as PC Strange, Shaun Evans as Endeavour Morse, Jack Laskey as DS Peter Jakes, Roger Allam as DI Fred Thursday, and Anton Lesser as CH Superintendent Reginald Bright

Sundays, June 29 to July 20, 2014, 9:00-10:30 pm - WKAR-HD | Before Inspector Morse, there was the rookie Constable Morse, fed up with police work and ready to nip his career in the bud by handing in his resignation.

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4:34 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

'Freedom Summer' from American Experience

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates and supporters stage a demonstration on the boardwalk in front of the Atlantic City convention center.
Credit George Ballis / Take Stock

Tuesday, June 24 - 9 pm - WKAR-HD | Recalling the summer of 1964 in Mississippi, when student volunteers from around the country joined local activists in an effort to register to vote as many African-Americans as possible.

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12:04 pm
Sun June 8, 2014

Rick Steves' Italy: Cities of Dreams

Sun. Jun. 8 - 8pm - WKAR HD | The Italian cities of Rome, Venice and Florence are toured. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

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11:58 am
Sun June 8, 2014

Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You

Suze Orman

Sun. June 8 - 10 pm - WKAR-HD | Suze Orman offers advice for managing money and making smart choices. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special DVD offers.

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2:51 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

BrainChange With David Perlmutter, MD

Sun. June 8 - 11am - WKAR HD | Diet and brain-related disorders are discussed. Included: the role that carbohydrates play in dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches and depression. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.

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10:32 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Dr. Wayne Dyer: I Can See Clearly Now

Sun. June 8 - 2pm - WKAR HD | Travel with Dr. Dyer through his own experiences to learn principles to understand your life’s purpose. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

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11:54 am
Sun June 1, 2014

The Dave Clark Five: Glad All Over, A Great Performances Special

The Dave Clark Five

Friday, June 6 - 10:00pm - WKAR HD | Take a look at the British invasion 50 years after both the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit our shores. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special DVD offers.

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11:39 am
Sun June 1, 2014

50s & 60s Party Songs

The Kingsmen perform "Louie, Louie" in this celebration of the golden era of rock 'n' roll dance music.
Credit TJL Productions

Sat. June 7  -  10pm - WKAR HD | Celebrate the golden era of rock 'n' roll dance music with host Chubby Checker. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.

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11:26 am
Sun June 1, 2014

Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop

Mon. June 2 - 8 pm on WKAR TV | Mel Carter performs in this celebration of 50s pop music. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

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4:33 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Earthflight - Flying High

Sun. June 1 -  8:00pm - WKAR-HD | A bird's-eye view of six continents, observing animal migrations and the world's natural wonders.

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12:32 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Happy

Sun. June 1 - 11 am on WKAR TV | Explore the secrets of our most valued emotion in this compelling global journey in search of what makes people happy. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

 

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12:31 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

'60s Rock, Pop & Soul

Davy Jones

Mon. June 2 - 10 pm on WKAR-TV | This all-new concert spectacular features hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

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12:23 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Moments to Remember

Sun., June 1 - 9:30 pm on  WKAR-TV | The McGuire Sisters are among the artists in Moments to Remember. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

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11:13 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Doc Martin: Out of the Woods

Sat. May 31 - 9 pm & Sun. June 1 - 7 pm WKAR-HD |  Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

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8:37 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Explore Our Shores with Michigan Out of Doors

Miner's Castle
Credit PIctured Rock Cruises

Thu. Jun. 5 - 8pm - WKAR-TV | This week on Michigan Out of Doors, learn how you can tour our breathtaking scenic lakeshores with Pictured Rock Cruises. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special ticket offers.

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9:06 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Breaking Barriers - Pioneers of Television

Diahann Carroll as Julia, TV's first African-American woman in a non-servant role
Credit Courtesy / Pioneers of Television archives

Tue. Apr. 29 - 8pm - 23.1 WKAR-HD | The story of people of color on U.S. television. Included: the mid-1960s breakthroughs of African-Americans Diahann Carroll and Bill Cosby; and such Latino landmarks as Desi Arnaz and Edward James Olmos.

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11:05 am
Sat April 19, 2014

THINK WEDNESDAY - Monkeys and More

A juvenile holds her 8 month old sister closely. The strongest bonds are between family members. Sisters are always eager to care for their younger siblings. Jigokudani, Japan
Credit Joseph Pontecorvo / ©THIRTEEN Productions LLC

Wed. Apr. 23 - 8pm - 23.1 WKAR-HD | Nature features  "Snow Monkeys," Nova Inside Animal Minds explores "Who's Smartest,"  Your Inner Fish finds "Your Inner Monkey."

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10:55 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Doctors and Nurses - Pioneers of Television

Richard Chamberlain - early 1960s heartthrob Dr. Kildare.
Credit Library of Congress

Tue. Apr. 22 - 8pm  - 23.1 WKAR-HD | TV's fascination with doctors and nurses is explored

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10:51 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Muscle Shoals - Independent Lens

Clarence Carter in "Muscle Shoals."
Credit Magnolia Pictures

Mon. Apr. 21 - 9pm - 23.1 WKAR-HD | The story of Muscle Shoals, Ala., and how it midwifed classic songs and albums.

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10:55 am
Sun April 6, 2014

'Think Wednesday' and Your Inner Fish

NOVA: Inside Animal Minds: Smartest airs April 23
Credit WGBH

NEW: Join WKAR and PBS every week for "Think Wednesdays," a primetime line-up of nature, science and technology programs.

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12:00 am
Sun April 6, 2014

Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House

Ariana Grande performs

WATCH NOW | A celebration of female music artists, featuring Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monáe and Jill Scott.

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1:54 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Celtic Woman: Emerald

Celtic Woman, featuring (l-r) Mairead Nesbitt, Chloe Agnew, Susan McFadden, Lisa Lambe.

Sunday, March 16  -  7pm on WKAR World | NEW! Celebrate the musical heritage of the Emerald Isles with dazzling performances from this all-female ensemble. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special DVD offers.

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3:51 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross - ALL EPISODES

Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., during the filming of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Credit PBS

Sun., March 16 - 3pm-10pm on WKAR-TV | Watch and call or Give Now for special offers. 

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3:47 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Great Performances: Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

Fri., March 14 - 8 pm on WKAR TV | Steve Martin and Edie Brickell partner on a series of new songs to create a playful and accessible collection of songs. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

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1:00 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

GREAT PERFORMANCES: The Dukes of September

Michael McDonald

Tue. 9:30pm on WKAR-TV | Enjoy performances by Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs of their big hits and other 60s and 70s favorites. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special disc offers.

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10:27 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Blenko Glass: Behind the Scenes

The 2014 Blenko Exclusive WKAR Clover Vase
Credit Anthony Cepak / WKAR-MSU

Those giving at certain levels may receive Blenko glass pieces as a thank you gift, including the Blenko Exclusive Clover Vase made especially for WKAR supporters. If you didn't call during the broadcast, you can still get this piece when you Give Now to WKAR-TV

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2:45 am
Sat March 1, 2014

60s Pop, Rock & Soul: My Music

Peter Noone

Tue. Mar. 4 - 8:00pm WKAR HD | Reminisce with hosts Peter Noone and Davy Jones, and other artists, who perform classic 60s songs. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

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