StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

February Episodes | MSU in Concert

Jan 19, 2018
orchestra
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Fridays at 3pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio | This February, enjoy a weekly hour of classical concerts from Michigan State University hosted by WKAR's Peter Whorf!

Amanpour on PBS | New!

Jan 17, 2018
Christiane Amanpour headshot.
Courtesy of CNN International / PBS

Monday through Thursday at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Featuring conversations about important global issues.

Victoria | Season 2 | Masterpiece

Jan 17, 2018
Shown from left to right: JENNA COLEMAN as Victoria and TOM HUGHES as Albert.
Courtesy of Gareth Gatrell / PBS

Sundays at 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The series stars Jenna Coleman as the young queen, wife, and mother in an all-new season of Victoria.

Portrait: Hugh Bonneville
Courtesy of © Roman Zach-Kiesling/ORF / PBS

Mon., Jan. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Ring in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Riccardo Muti and host Hugh Bonneville!

orchestra
Courtesy of Chris Lee / PBS

Sun., Dec. 31 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | This New Year’s Eve, Live From Lincoln Center rings in 2018 with a celebration of the legendary Leonard Bernstein on the occasion of his centennial year. 

New York Philharmonic being conducted by Alan Gilbert
Courtesy of Chris Lee / PBS

New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony come to WKAR with new programs on 90.5 FM!

Victoria and Albert sitting in a chair.
Courtesy of Gareth Gatrell/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Victoria Season Two Passport Binge!

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I
Courtesy of Bridgeman Images / PBS

Sun., Jan. 28, 10pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | William Cecil, Elizabeth I's spy master, discovers a conspiracy to assassinate the Queen.

We'll Meet Again | Premiere

Dec 15, 2017
Ann Curry portrait
Courtesy of ©photo by David Turnley / PBS

Tues., Jan. 23, 8pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Ann Curry to witness dramatic reunions between people separated during WWII.

I Am Not Your Negro | Independent Lens

Dec 15, 2017
James Baldwin pictured in the crowd
Courtesy of © Dan Budnik - All Rights Reserved / PBS

Mon., Jan. 15, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore James Baldwin’s unfinished book about race in America in this Oscar-nominated documentary.

Season 2 Premiere | Victoria | Masterpeice

Dec 15, 2017
Signature image for Victoria season 2
Courtesy of ©ITVStudios2017 for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun., Jan. 14, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | New mother Victoria is eager to return to ruling; Albert’s friendship with Ada Lovelace is a threat.

Tony Bennett | Library of Congress

Dec 15, 2017
Tony Bennett pictured with Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden.
Courtesy of Cable Risdon Photography / PBS

Fri., Jan. 12, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | A tribute to Tony Bennett, with Michael Bublé, Wé McDonald, Bruce Willis and more.

Into the Amazon | American Experience

Dec 15, 2017
The Roosevelt Family poses for a picture in 1903
Courtesy of the Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library / PBS

Tues., Jan. 9, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon's perilous journey into the dark and deadly heart of the Amazon rainforest.

Holiday Sounds on 90.5 FM

Dec 12, 2017
holiday sounds: silver bell
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Celebrate the holidays with a variety of radio specials! 

Portrait: Lulu Garcia-Navarro
Stephen Voss / NPR

Wed. Dec. 6 at 6pm on 90.5FM WKAR Radio | Over the past year, sexual harassment remained in the news, with accusations at Fox News, lawsuits and the resignations of prominent TV personalities. 

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