StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Arthur & George

Sep 3, 2015
Courtesy of Neil Genower/Buffalo Films for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sundays, Sept. 6-20 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch the three-part adaptation of Julian Barnes’ acclaimed novel, which follows the separate but intersecting lives of two men.

Big Blue Live

Aug 31, 2015
Whale leaping out of the water
Courtesy of Bertie Gregory / PBS

Mon. through Wed. Aug. 31-Sep. 2 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join a live TV broadcast to view the confluence of creatures in Monterey Bay’s thriving ecosystem.

Courtesy of 2015 Richard Schuster / PBS

Fri. Aug. 28 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Vienna Philharmonic performs an open-air concert from the gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace.

Rick Sebak, WQED Multimedia / PBS

Tue. Aug. 25 at 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Come along on a tour of fruity and creamy pie shops and meet crusty and flaky cooks.

Lansing City Market at Jazz on the Grand

Aug 20, 2015
Lansing City Market

Aug. 26, and Sep. 9 at 6 pm | Enjoy free jazz concerts and refreshments from City Market merchants.

Vicious: (Season 2) "Sister"

Aug 20, 2015
Courtesy of ITV / Brown Eyed Boy Limited 2013 / PBS

Sun. Aug. 23 at 10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See why Violet panics when her sister announces a visit.

Courtesy of Moreno/Lyons Productions LLC

Wed. Aug. 19 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See how the discovery of oxygen by one of science’s great odd couples—Joseph Priestley and Antoine Lavoisier—triggers a worldwide search for new elements.

Navy Seals: Their Untold Story

Aug 17, 2015
Courtesy of Monsoor family / PBS

Tue. Aug. 18 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.

Bicyclist crossing over ice with Mackinac Bridge in background

Thu. Aug. 6 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A unique film portraying year-round life on Michigan's Mackinac Island, highlighting the island's spectacular winters. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers.

Aug. 7-9 | Join Current State to experience music, dance and culture from across America and around the world. 

BackStage Pass at Lansing JazzFest 2015

Aug 3, 2015
performers on stage

Aug. 7 & 8 | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture. 

Poldark on MASTERPIECE: Season 1 Finale

Jul 31, 2015
Courtesy of Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE. / PBS/WKAR

Sun. Aug. 2 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | When Verity makes her move, Poldark is blamed and events spiral out of control. An epidemic leads to tragedy. A shipwreck is both a blessing and a curse.


Jul 31, 2015
LBJ Presidential Library / PBS

Tue. August 4. at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover how LBJ worked behind the scenes to ensure JFK’s legacy and transformed America.

The Bomb

Jul 23, 2015
Courtesy of Jack Aeby/Los Alamos National Library / PBS

Tue. Jul. 28 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the most destructive invention in human history, the nuclear bomb, how it changed the world and how it continues to loom large in our lives.

Doc Martin – Season 3 Throwback

Jul 22, 2015

Saturdays, 9pm, beginning July 25 | Here's your chance to get reacquainted with early episodes of the popular series starring Martin Clunes.