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What's new at WKAR, mid-Michigan's source for PBS, NPR, and award-winning original shows for television, radio, and online.

And the 2016 TV GiveAway Winner is...

Sep 27, 2016
Guitar winner Joe B.
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Evergreen Partner Marvin Dunn is the happy winner of a Les Paul Special II electric guitar signed by blues guitar great Joe Bonamassa. 

on stage accepting the award
courtesy / Michigan NATAS

WKAR's Susi Elkins and Mike Mihalus honored with Michigan Emmy® award for Children's Program.

Close Up of Emmy statue
courtesy / MI-NATAS

7p Sat. Jun. 18 Live from MotorCity Casino Sound Board Theater | WKAR and MSU are nominated for a total of 18 awards. WATCH LIVE HERE

Tim Busfield
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Emmy award-winning actor Timothy Busfield will join the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU) as an artist in residence, effective June 15.


The 38th annual Emmy® nominees have been announced by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Michigan, and both WKAR and Michigan State University (MSU) have received nominations.