StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Michael Volle
Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

Apr. 29 at 1pm on 90.5. FM WKAR Radio |  Der Fliegende Holländer is the earliest of Wagner’s operatic creations to remain in the repertory. 

Holocaust Escape Tunnel | NOVA

Apr 17, 2017
NOVA: archeologists in tunnel
Courtesy of WGBH / PBS

Wed. Apr. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | NOVA follows archeologists working to unearth Vilna’s lost temple, recover its treasures, locate hidden graves, and learn the truth of both its heroes ... and its traitors.

Call the Midwife | Season 6

Apr 17, 2017
Courtesy of Neal Street Productions 2016 / PBS

Sun. Apr. 16 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In episode 4 of Call the Midwife, find out why Tom is so touched by the case of a woman who buckles under the strains of pregnancy.

Romeo et Juliette | Great Performances

Apr 13, 2017
Met Opera's main characters on stage
Courtesy of Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Fri. April 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Relish Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau in Bartlett Sher’s staging of Gounod’s opera.

Family Night | PBS Kids

Apr 11, 2017
Courtesy of ODD SQUAD (C) 2015 The Fred Rogers Company.

FRIDAYS | Beginning Apr. 21 at 7pm-9pm | This new weekly family viewing night on the new WKAR PBS Kids channel and live stream kicks off with Odd Squad: The Movie.

WWII parade in the streets
Courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration / PBS

Wed. Apr. 12 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover how WWI transformed America through personal stories in "The Great War" by PBS American Experience!

Kalamazoo | Under the Radar Michigan

Apr 10, 2017
COURTESY PHOTO / 'UNDER THE RADAR'

 Thu. Apr. 13 at 8:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  On this episode of UTR, the cast comes back to Kalamazoo for some guitar heritage.

North Korea leaders
Courtesy / PBS

PROGRAM CHANGE:  FRONTLINE's Secret State of North Korea Tuesday, April 4, at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1

John Williams and Gustavo Dudamel on stage
Courtesy of Mathew Imaging / PBS

Fri. Mar. 31 at 7pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate composer Williams’ achievements with Dudamel, the orchestra and violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Courtesy of Kevin O'Connor / PBS

Thu. Mach 30 at 9pm on WKAR HD 23. 1 | Meet homeowners who plan to renovate a formerly abandoned Detroit home themselves.

Yosemite | Nature

Mar 24, 2017
Joseph Pontecorvo/© THIRTEEN Productions LLC / PBS

Wed. Mar. 29 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore Yosemite with experts to discover how climate change affects the valley’s majestic beauty.

Dead Reckoning: War & Justice

Mar 24, 2017
Courtesy of PD / U.S. Signal Corps / PBS

Tue. Mar. 28 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Survey the evolution of postwar justice and war crimes investigated over the past 70 years.

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. 

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