StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Off the Record - Live - Tim Skubick portrait
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

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Fri. Jul. 6, 8am - Livestream and Facebook | Michigan Republican candidates for U.S. Senate Sandy Pensler and John James meet for a debate on public television's Off the Record

Kingdoms of the Sky | Summer of Adventure

Jul 5, 2018
Bighorn Sheep fight over mates in Wyoming.
Courtesy of BBC/Lydia Baines / PBS

Wednesdays Jul. 11 - 25, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A landmark three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC.

Mimi and her granddaughter prepare to enter an ice cave in Canadian Artic.
Courtesy of BBC/Russell Leven / PBS

Wednesdays Jul. 11 - 25, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Earth's natural wonders are parts of the natural world that nature has carved on such a scale that they defy belief. 

No Passport Required | Summer of Adventure

Jul 4, 2018
Marcus with Lena Sareini eating in the kitchen
Courtesy of Christine Carreira / PBS

Tuesdays Jul. 10 - Aug. 14, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Hosted by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, No Passport Required takes viewers on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture.

Wilshire Drive.
Courtesy of Steve Smith/WTTW / PBS

Tuesdays Jul. 10 - 24, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Host Geoffrey Baer takes viewers across the country to the legendary streets, monuments and man-made marvels that changed America.

A Capitol Fourth | Special

Jul 2, 2018
the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.
Courtesy of Capital Concerts / PBS

Wed. Jul. 4, 8pm & 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | John Stamos hosts our country’s 242nd birthday celebration with an all-star musical extravaganza broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Family Night | PBS KIDS | WKAR Family

Jun 30, 2018
Watch Ready Jet Go! during July Family Night
Courtesy of Wind Dancer Films / PBS

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

The Tunnel: Vengeance | Season 3

Jun 25, 2018
Stephen Dillane as Karl and Clémence Poésy as Elise
Courtesy of Kudos Film & Television Limited 2017 / PBS

Sundays Jul. 1 Aug. 5, 10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Elise and Karl take on a toxic and terrifying duo whose mutual defining quality is an existential death wish. 

The Great British Baking Show | New Season!

Jun 16, 2018
Sue Perkins, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and Mel Giedroyc
Courtesy of © Love Productions, worldwide, all media in perpetuity / pbs

Fri. Jun. 22, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The delectable baking competition that has grown into a beloved international phenomenon, returns for a fifth season this summer, premiering Fridays at 9pm beginning June 22.

Man In An Orange Shirt | Masterpiece

Jun 11, 2018
James McArdle as Thomas March and Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Michael Berryman
Courtesy of Nick Briggs/Kudos for BBC and MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Jun. 17, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Two love stories, 60 years apart, chart the changes and challenges in gay lives in England.

Seventies Soul Superstar | My Music

Jun 8, 2018
Woman singing
Courtesy

Fri. Jun. 8 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Seventies Soul Superstar is a once-in-a-lifetime gathering with the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul artists! Watch and call or GIVE NOW HERE

Saturday Viewer Favorites

Jun 8, 2018
Mister Rogers
Courtesy / PBS

Sat. Jun. 9, 9am-10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Tune in to WKAR TV all day for a special lineup of our most popular programs from the past week! Watch and call or GIVE NOW HERE.

Sunday Viewer Favorites

Jun 8, 2018
Downtown Abbey
COURTESY OF NICK BRIGGS/CARNIVAL FILM & TELEVISION LIMITED 2015 FOR MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Jun. 10, 9am-9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Tune in to WKAR TV all day for a special lineup of our most popular programs from the past week! Watch and call or GIVE NOW HERE.

Grand Hotel - bedroom
Courtesy / Detroit Public Television

Thu. Jun. 7, 8pm and 10pm 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! | Watch and call or GIVE NOW HERE

Portrait: Ken Burns
Courtesy of Justin Altman / PBS

Wed. Jun. 6, 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns! | Watch and call or GIVE NOW HERE

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