StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

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

Il Volo Notte Magica

Feb 13, 2017
Il Volo and Plácido Domingo at a podium
Courtesy of Angelo Trani / PBS

Fri. Feb. 17 at 11:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Il Volo perform in Florence, Italy, where they're joined by Plácido Domingo.

Mercy Street S2: Hale and nurse
Courtesy Erik Heinila / PBS

Sun. Feb. 19 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In episode 4 of Mercy Street, Lisette’s intervention leads to a family reunion. 

Victoria on Masterpiece

Feb 13, 2017
Courtesy of ITV Plc / PBS

Sun. Feb. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In episode 6, with a child on the way, Victoria must choose a regent in case she dies during childbirth! 

Spy in the Wild | A Nature Miniseries

Feb 13, 2017
Spy in the Wild - Meerkat
Courtesy of Richard Jones/© John Downer Productions / PBS

Wed. Feb. 15 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In the third episode of Spy in the Wild, join Spy Creatures and their new wild friends as they rely on each other to look out for predators.

Smokey Robinson | The Library of Congress

Feb 10, 2017
Courtesy of Nick Spanos / PBS

Fri. Feb. 10 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy an all-star tribute to Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. 

Black Ballerina

Feb 10, 2017
Janet Collins - ballerina
PBS / PBS

Sun. Feb. 19 at 6pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Black Ballerina tells the story of several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet.

Birth of a Movement | Independent Lens

Feb 7, 2017
Courtesy of The Tennessean John Lewis and police in Nashville, 1961. / PBS

Learn how Griffith’s 1915 The Birth of a Nation sparked a dialogue on racism that continues today. WATCH NOW 

Africa's Great Civilizations

Feb 3, 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.

Dr. Maya Angelou
Courtesy of Getty / PBS

Tue. Feb. 21 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  Journey through the prolific life of the 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings' author and activist.

The Talk | Race in America

Feb 3, 2017
Courtesy of © 2016 THIRTEEN Productions LLC / PBS

Mon. Feb. 20 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | Learn how black and Hispanic families counsel their kids to stay safe if they’re stopped by police.

Ruby Ridge | American Experience

Feb 3, 2017
Courtesy of Dave Hunt / PBS

Examine the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge that helped launch the modern militia movement. WATCH NOW

Accidental Courtesy | Independent Lens

Feb 3, 2017
Courtesy of Ben Barnes / PBS

Meet an African American musician out to challenge racism by befriending members of the KKK. WATCH NOW

Your Football Alternative | WKAR Specials

Jan 30, 2017
Celtic Woman: Destiny, woods picture
Courtesy of Kip Carroll / PBS

Sun. Feb. 5 from 2:30pm to 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Where do non-football fans turn for alternative viewing on February 5? WKAR! 

Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration

Jan 27, 2017
Courtesy of Library of Congress / PBS

Sun. Jan 29 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | View dozens of classic TV and movie clips and hear comments from Moore’s co-stars and Moore herself!

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