StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

National Memorial Day Concert | SPECIAL

May 21, 2018
PBS unites the nation with the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT an evening that has become an American tradition.
Courtesy of Capital Concerts / PBS

Sun. May 27, 8pm & 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Come together as one family of Americans to honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, military families, and all those who have given their lives for our country.

Matt Ottinger
W.R. Richards / WKAR-MSU

Sat. May 26, 5:30-7pm on WKAR HD 23.1 | Don't miss the series finale championship games for QuizBusters!

The Great American Read | SPECIAL

May 16, 2018
School children visiting the farm that inspired Charlotte’s Web.
Courtesy of Nutopia / PBS

Tue. May 22, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Great American Read explores the power of books and the joy of reading through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved novels as voted on by the public.

Royal Wedding Watch | SPECIAL

May 8, 2018
Prine Harry and Meghan Markle pose for a picture
Courtesy of Anwar Hussein/Getty Images / PBS

Mon. – Thu., May 14 – 17, 10pm & Fri. May 18, 10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Leading up to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, PBS presents a series of programs highlighting preparations in London  and exploring royal wedding etiquette and protocol. | Watch and call or GIVE NOW HERE

Little Women | Masterpiece

May 7, 2018
Little Women of Masterpiece pictured
Courtesy of MASTERPIECE on PBS, BBC and Playground / PBS

Sun. May 13 & 20, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Loved by generations of women worldwide, Little Women is a truly universal coming of age story, as relevant and engaging today as it was on its original publication in 1868.

NOVA Wonders | NOVA

May 3, 2018
Scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli
Courtesy of Shutterstock / PBS

Wednesdays May 9 - May 30, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | NOVA Wonders takes viewers on a journey to the frontiers of science, where researchers are tackling some of the biggest questions about life and the cosmos.

Civilizations | PBS & BBC

May 3, 2018
Carved Ivory mask-shaped hip pendant, inlaid with bronze Benin, Queen Idia, Artisit Unknown (16th century) – British Museum, London.
Courtesy of Nutopia Ltd / PBS

Tuesdays May 8 - May 15, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale.

Symphony Orchestra
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Sat. Apr. 28 at 8pm on 90.5 FM | LIVE from Wharton Center Cobb Great Hall, conductor David Rayl presents.

will.i.am in concert at Royal Albert Hall.
Courtesy of Christie Goodwin / PBS

Fri. Apr. 20 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Experience will.i.am live in concert from London’s Royal Albert Hall. 

Bill Nye: Science Guy | POV

Apr 12, 2018
Bill Nye
Courtesy of David Alvarado/Structure Films / PBS

Wed. Apr. 18 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow Bill Nye as he seeks to change the world through science.

The Perfect Crime | American Experience

Apr 4, 2018
Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb
Courtesy / PBS

Tue. Apr. 10 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Re-examine the shocking story of Leopold and Loeb, who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.

Unforgotten | Masterpiece

Apr 2, 2018
Nicola Walker as DCI Cassie Stuart and Sanjeev Bhaskar as DS Sunny Khan
Courtesy of John Rogers/Mainstreet Pictures / p

Sundays Apr. 8 - May 13, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow a stone-cold case of murder that tests the wits of crime-solving duo DCI Cassie Stuart and DS Sunny Khan.

Family Night | PBS Kids

Mar 31, 2018
Watch Ready Jet Go! during Family Night
Courtesy of Wind Dancer Films / PBS

7pm-9pm Fri, Sat, Sun on WKAR-HD 23.4 | Enjoy April's Family Nights on WKAR PBS Kids Channel!

portrait: Nesbary
Courtesy of / Connie Nesbary International LLC

Beginning Mon., Apr. 2, WKAR NewsTalk presents Criminal Sexual Conduct: What Needs To Change? in four daily one hour installments from 11am-noon, through Thu., Apr. 5 on  NewsTalk AM 870/105.1 FM.

Roads to Memphis | American Experience

Mar 28, 2018
Striking members of Memphis Local 1733 hold “I Am a Man” signs, the slogan that symbolized the sanitation workers 1968 campaign.
Courtesy of Richard L. Copley / PBS

Tue. Apr. 3 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Witness the fatefully entwined stories of assassin James Earl Ray and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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