StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

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.

Masterpiece | Churchill's Secret

Sep 6, 2016
Churchill's Secret
Courtesy of Robert Viglasky/Daybreak Pictures and MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Sept. 11 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Michael Gambon plays the greatest statesman of the twentieth century in his most difficult hour.

9/11 | Inside the Pentagon | Post Attack

Sep 2, 2016
Courtesy of Scott Boatright / PBS

Wed. Sept. 7 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  ​Hear the rarely told stories of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon, in which 184 people died. 

The Jewel in the Crown

Aug 31, 2016
The Jewel in the Crown
Courtesy of © ITV Global Entertainment Limited for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Thursdays, Sept. 8-29 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See this lauded series about the final days of the British Raj in India, based on Paul Scott’s novels. 

PBS Kids and Downton Abbey

Aug 31, 2016
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Courtesy of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood © 2014 The Fred Rogers Company / PBS

WKAR will be running a DOWNTON ABBEY marathon on Monday, September 5, in place of children’s programming that day.

Masterpiece | Inspector Lewis | Magnum Opus

Aug 12, 2016
Inspector Lewis
(C) Robert Day/ITV Studios & MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Aug. at 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See why Lewis and Hathaway anticipate more murders after the bludgeoning death of an Oxford dean.