StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Lincoln Center Gershwin Celebration
Courtesy of PBS / PBS

Wed. Dec. 31 - 8pm on WKAR-HD | Join Dianne Reeves and Norm Lewis for a swank evening of Gershwin standards and classics.

The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2014

Dec 22, 2014
NCTL: Tree & Lights
Paul Morigi for the National Park Foundation, 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting / WETA

Wed. Dec. 24 - 9pm on WKAR World | The ceremonial lighting of the National Christmas Tree signals the start of the holiday season across the country. A lineup of great musical guests adds to the celebration. 

Holiday Pops Advertisement
WKAR

Thur. Dec. 25 - 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A holiday concert with the Flint Symphony Orchestra, Flint Festival Chorus, Flint Jubilee Chorale and Flint Festival Youth Chorus.

Portrait: Bing Crosby
Courtesy of Courtesy of Bing Crosby Enterprises / WNET

Fri. Dec. 26 - 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover the life and legend of the entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews.

Call the Midwife Holiday Special

Dec 19, 2014
Christmas Group Picture
Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/© Neal Street Productions / PBS

Thur. Dec. 25 - 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | WKAR is celebrating the holiday season with a variety of programs, including a special holiday episode of the critically acclaimed British drama Call the Midwife

Vicious Holiday Special

Dec 19, 2014
Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi
Courtesy of ITV/Brown Eyed Boy Limited / PBS

Thur. Dec. 25 - 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Viewers can expect extra laughs this holiday season with VICIOUS “Holiday Special.”

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Dec 14, 2014
Historical Building
Michael Barone / MPR

Wed. Dec. 24 - 10am - 90.5 FM | Hosted by Michael Barone, this is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England.

MSU's Home for the Holidays

Dec 12, 2014
WKAR-MSU

Wed. Dec. 24 - 6pm on WKAR World | WKAR presents a local, original holiday special this month for TV and radio. 

In the Kingdom of Ice | Radio Reader

Dec 10, 2014
Book Cover: In the Kingdom of Ice
Doubleday, N.Y. 2014

In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides
Doubleday, N.Y. 2014
Airs beginning December 10, 2014

John Rhys-Davies, Soprano Deborah Voigt and Choir
Courtesy of ©2013 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. / PBS

Fri. Dec. 19 - 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Soprano Deborah Voigt and acclaimed British actor John Rhys-Davies join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for a Christmas concert of holiday favorites.

Downton Abbey Cast Season 4
Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Film and Television Limited 2013 for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Dec. 7-28 on WKAR-HD | ​Viewers can recall all the drama of season four as they anticipate new episodes beginning on January 4.

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