StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Gray Mountain | Radio Reader

Jan 3, 2015
Book Cover: Gray Mountain
Doubleday, N.Y. 2014

Gray Mountain by John Grisham
Doubleday, N.Y. 2014
Airs beginning January 15, 2015 (approx.)

Branson and Lady Mary standing together outside
Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

See why old attitudes start to change and Robert is snubbed by the village. WATCH NOW AT video.wkar.org

WKAR presents Gubernatorial Inauguration, OTR look ahead, conversation with Gov. and First Lady Snyder, Michigan State of the State, State of the Union

Group Photo Rainbow Room
Courtesy of ©Marc Bryan-Brown / PBS

Wed. Dec. 31 - 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Ring in the New Year with a celebration that recalls the heyday of glamorous New York nightclubs with entertainer Michael Feinstein.

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. 

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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.

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