StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

The Bronte Sisters on a hill
Courtesy of Gary Moyes / BBC and MASTERPIECE

Sun. March 26 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn how, against all odds, the Brontes were recognized in a male-dominated 19th-century world.

Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration

Mar 17, 2017
Courtesy of Library of Congress / PBS

Fri. Mar. 24 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | View dozens of classic TV and movie clips and hear comments from Moore’s co-stars and Moore herself!

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Mar 16, 2017
Dorothea Lange sitting on car
The Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division / PBS

Tue. Mar. 21 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore, with Lange’s granddaughter, the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer’s life story on American Masters. 

Dr. Maya Angelou
Courtesy of Getty / PBS

Journey through the prolific life of the 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings' author and activist. WATCH NOW

Il Volo Notte Magica | Special Programming

Mar 6, 2017
Il Volo and Plácido Domingo at a podium
Courtesy of Angelo Trani / PBS

Wed.  March 15 at 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Il Volo perform in Florence, Italy, where they're joined by Plácido Domingo.

Patsy Cline | American Masters

Mar 6, 2017
Portrait: Patsy Cline
Courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises / PBS

Mon. March 13 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate the life and legacy of the groundbreaking “Crazy” singer who defined modern country music.

Tom Jones | A Soundstage Special Event

Mar 6, 2017
Portrait: Tom Jones
Courtesy of Raney Images / PBS

Sun. March 12 at 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Ladies and gentlemen, don’t miss the incomparable Tom Jones as he takes the stage to perform repertoire from across his long and illustrious career! 

Grand Hotel - bedroom
Courtesy / Detroit Public Television

Sun. March 12 at 11:30am and 11:00pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore Grand Hotel’s iconic spaces to learn what has made this unique property an icon for more than 125 years!

Ken Burns: America's Storyteller

Mar 6, 2017
Portrait: Ken Burns
Courtesy of Justin Altman / PBS

Thur. March 9 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns!

Africa's Great Civilizations

Feb 27, 2017
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in  Meroë in Sudan desert
Courtesy of Courtesy of Nutopia Limited / PBS

Feb. 27-Mar. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1| Beginning with Africa’s ancient history as the cradle of mankind, this documentary series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. brings to life the epic stories of both little-known and celebrated African kingdoms and cultures.

Spy in the Wild | A Nature Miniseries

Feb 27, 2017
Spy in the Wild - monkey robort
Courtesy of Stephen J. Downer/© John Downer Productions / PBS

Wed. March 1 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Go behind the scenes with our filmmakers for what goes into making films on “spies” in the wild!

Werther | Metropolitan Opera

Feb 26, 2017

Sat. Mar. 4 at 1pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio |  One of opera’s greatest depictions of impossible love, Werther is based on Goethe’s epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther.

Merch Street S2: samuel diggs and home
Courtesy of Erik Heinila / PBS

Sun. March 5 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In the next episode of Mercy Street, after Antietam, the Greens suffer a setback and Pinkerton’s inquiry heats up!

Victoria on Masterpiece

Feb 22, 2017
Victoria in a carria
Courtesy of ITV Plc / PBS

Sun. Mar. 5 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In episode 7, on the verge of delivering her first child, Victoria spurns advice and ventures among her subjects, attracting the devoted and demented alike.

John Lewis: Get in the Way

Feb 13, 2017
Courtesy of The Tennessean John Lewis and police in Nashville, 1961. / PBS

A profile of Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a key figure in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. WATCH NOW

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