StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Poldark Revealed and Poldark Episode 2!

Sep 30, 2016
Courtesy of Mammoth Screen Limited 2015 / PBS

Sun. Oct. 2 at 8pm & 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow the cast and crew of Poldark on location in beautiful Cornwall, then watch episode two as it follows.


Performance Arts students across Mid-Michigan participated in workshops to learn more about what they love from top professionals. 

Courtesy/College of Music

Fri. Sept. 30 at 9pm on 90.5 FM | Live from Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center conductor Kevin Noe presents

Elections 2016
Courtesy / NPR

Get closer to the debates with live fact-checking from NPR Politics

Courtesy of ©Musacchio & Ianniello

Fri. Sep. 30 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy Semyon Bychkov and the Vienna Philharmonic in a French concert with Katia & Marielle Labèque.

Wed. Oct. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch live coverage and analysis of the presidential and vice presidential candidates’ debates.  WATCH LIVE STREAM HERE

The Contenders 16 for '16

Sep 20, 2016
The Contenders 16 for '16
Courtesy of OZY Media / PBS

Tue. Oct. 25 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Perot/Nader – The Independents: Follow the campaigns of two candidates who challenged the two-party system and ran as independents.

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War

Sep 20, 2016
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Courtesy / Sharp Family Archives

A new film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky. WATCH NOW

Masterpiece | Poldark Season 2

Sep 19, 2016
Poldark-Season 2
Courtesy of Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Oct. 23 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  ​Neither pestilence, starvation, nor betrayal can stop Ross Poldark from fighting for justice in his native Cornwall.

Royal Wives at War

Sep 14, 2016
Royal Wives at War
Courtesy of Monika Kupper / ©BBC 2016 / PBS

Sun. Sept. 18 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | ROYAL WIVES AT WAR presents a revealing new look at England’s abdication crisis of 1936, seen through the eyes of the two women at its heart.

NOVA | 'School of the Future'

Sep 6, 2016
NOVA: School of the Future
Courtesy of © WGBH Educational Foundation / PBS

Wed. Sept. 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover how the new science of learning can help us reimagine the future of education for all children.

Craft in America: Teachers
Courtesy of Craft in America / PBS

Thur. Sept. 15 at 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow artists committed to passing on their skills and passion for craft to new generations.

Ted Talks | 'Education Revolution'

Sep 6, 2016
Ted Talks: Education
Courtesy of Ryan Lash/TED / PBS

Tue. Sept. 13 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore innovative approaches to education with hosts Baratunde Thurston and Sara Ramirez.

FRONTLINE: Special Education
Courtesy of FRONTLINE / PBS

Tue. Sept. 13 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | An examination of alleged predatory behavior and fraud in the for-profit college industry.

POV | 'All the Difference'

Sep 6, 2016
All the Difference
Courtesy of Tod Lending / PBS

Mon. Sept. 12 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Accompany two African-American teens on their journey to achieve a dream of graduating from college.