StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

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.

The Child in Time | Masterpiece

Mar 26, 2018
Shown from left to right: Beatrice White as Kate Lewis and Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Lewis
Courtesy of Pinewood Television, SunnyMarch TV and MASTERPIECE for BBC One and MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Apr. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A moment of distraction triggers a crisis in the lives of a happy, successful British couple in Ian McEwan’s haunting tale of a lost child and redeemed love.

Dolores | Independent Lens

Mar 21, 2018
United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta organizing marchers on the 2nd day of March Coachella in Coachella, CA 1969. 'Dolores' Premieres March 27 on WKAR-TV.
Courtesy of © 1976 George Ballis / Take Stock / The Image Works / PBS

Tue. Mar. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who has tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice.

Call The Midwife | Season 7

Mar 19, 2018
Leonie Elliott as Nurse Lucille Anderson
Courtesy of Neal Street Productions 2017 / PBS

Sun. Mar. 25 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In the Season 7 premiere, Poplar welcomes midwife Lucille Anderson, the first West Indian midwife to be featured as a series regular.

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