StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

American Experience | The Boys of '36

Jul 29, 2016
The Boys of '36
Courtesy of University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, UW37304 / PBS

Tue. Aug. 2 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. 

The Nazi Games | Berlin 1936

Jul 29, 2016
The Nazi Games
Courtesy of Axel Springer Syndication GmbH/ullstein bild / PBS

Tue. Aug. 2 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle that, despite the IOC’s determined attempts to forget, continues to this day.

Independent Lens / WKAR-MSU

The coming-of-age story of Flint native and Olympic contender Claressa Shields. WATCH NOW

PBS NewsHour: Dem

July 25 - 28 from 8pm to 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Convention coverage continues as NPR and PBS NewsHour bring audiences the latest from the Democratic National Convention.

PBS NewsHour

July 18 -  21 from 8pm to 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | LIVE from Cleveland, the PBS NewsHour team partners with NPR reporters to present in-depth coverage of the Republican National Convention. Plus, live streaming of the full proceedings.

PBS NewsHour Weekend / WKAR/PBS

Hosted by journalist Alison Stewart, with reporting from PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan, and special correspondents Chris Bury and Michael Hill.  WATCH IT NOW HERE

Great British Cooking Show
Courtesy of © Mark Bourdillion/Love Productions / WKAR/PBS

Fri. July 15 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1| View the stiff competition in two back-to-back espiodes! 

This Old House
Courtesy of Carl Tremblay / WKAR-MSU

Thur. July 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Get caught up with progress on the Traditional Farmhouse Project! 

The White House | Inside Story

Jul 8, 2016
White House
Courtesy of Partisan Pictures / WKAR/PBS

Tue. July 12 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | Gain access to America’s most iconic residence—symbol of national history and icon of democracy.

A Capitol Fourth 2016

Jul 1, 2016
Courtesy of Capital Concerts/Keith Lamond via Shutterstock / WKAR/PBS

Mon. July 4 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | America's favorite host Tom Bergeron to lead the national independence day celebration LIVE from the U.S. Capitol!


Fri. Jun. 24 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Experience the pioneering guitarist Jimi Hendrix’s life and music through never-before-seen performances and internviews.

Doc Martin | Season 7 Finale

Jun 13, 2016
Doc Martin
American Public Television

Sat. Jun. 18 at 9pm and Sun. Jun. 19 at 7pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  In the highly-anticipated season 7 finale, Martin Clunes reprises his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the G.P. with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood.

The Tunnel | British Crime Drama

Jun 13, 2016
The Tunnel
Courtesy of © BSkyB Limited / Kudos Film & Television Limited 2013. / PBS

Sun. Jun. 19 at 10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow a British-French investigation into the Channel Tunnel murder of a French politician. 

Endeavour | Season Three | Masterpiece

Jun 13, 2016
Courtesy of (C) Mammoth Screen/MASTERPIECE/ITV Studios / PBS

Sun. Jun. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Shaun Evans returns for a third season as the young Endeavour Morse.

Vicious | Series Finale

Jun 13, 2016
Courtesy of Gary Moyes / © Brown Eyed Boy Ltd 2016. / PBS

Sun. Jun. 19 at 8:00 on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Vicious returns with a special hour-long series finale!