StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Pathways to Prison | DPTV Production

May 9, 2017
Pathways to Prison title image
Courtesy / DPTV

Tue. May 9 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  In a new 60-minute special, DPTV's One Detroit team explores the forces leading to imprisonment.

Call the Midwife | Season 6

May 8, 2017
Call the Midwife: nuns decorating wedding car
Courtesy of Neal Street Productions 2016 / PBS

Sun. May 21 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In episode 8 of Call the Midwife, witness the unexpected turn of events that lead to a hastily arranged wedding.

Verdi: Viva L’Italia | A2SO

May 5, 2017
Italy: Colosseum
Courtesy / A2SO

Sun. May 7 at 4pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | LIVE from the Hill Auditorium | All aboard for your Grand Tour to Italy with A2SO, filled with the most melodic operatic choruses of all time.

Latin Music USA

May 1, 2017
Latin Music USA: Chicano Wave wall image
Courtesy of (c) 2009 WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved. Design by eatdrink and James Adamé / PBS

Fri. May 5 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | This four-part series tells the story of the rise of new American music forged from powerful Latin roots and reveals the often overlooked influence of Latin music on jazz, hip hop, rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll - and on all of American culture. Includes The Chicano Wave, from WKAR and MSU's John J. Valadez.

Met Opera: Michael Volle in brown suit
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Apr. 29 at 1pm on 90.5. FM WKAR Radio |  Der Fliegende Holländer is the earliest of Wagner’s operatic creations to remain in the repertory. 

Holocaust Escape Tunnel | NOVA

Apr 17, 2017
NOVA: archeologists in tunnel
Courtesy of WGBH / PBS

Wed. Apr. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | NOVA follows archeologists working to unearth Vilna’s lost temple, recover its treasures, locate hidden graves, and learn the truth of both its heroes ... and its traitors.

Romeo et Juliette | Great Performances

Apr 13, 2017
Met Opera's main characters on stage
Courtesy of Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Fri. April 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Relish Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau in Bartlett Sher’s staging of Gounod’s opera.

Family Night | PBS Kids

Apr 11, 2017
Courtesy of ODD SQUAD (C) 2015 The Fred Rogers Company.

FRIDAYS | Beginning Apr. 21 at 7pm-9pm | This new weekly family viewing night on the new WKAR PBS Kids channel and live stream kicks off with Odd Squad: The Movie.

WWII parade in the streets
Courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration / PBS

Wed. Apr. 12 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover how WWI transformed America through personal stories in "The Great War" by PBS American Experience!

Kalamazoo | Under the Radar Michigan

Apr 10, 2017
COURTESY PHOTO / 'UNDER THE RADAR'

 Thu. Apr. 13 at 8:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  On this episode of UTR, the cast comes back to Kalamazoo for some guitar heritage.

North Korea leaders
Courtesy / PBS

PROGRAM CHANGE:  FRONTLINE's Secret State of North Korea Tuesday, April 4, at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1

John Williams and Gustavo Dudamel on stage
Courtesy of Mathew Imaging / PBS

Fri. Mar. 31 at 7pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate composer Williams’ achievements with Dudamel, the orchestra and violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Courtesy of Kevin O'Connor / PBS

Thu. Mach 30 at 9pm on WKAR HD 23. 1 | Meet homeowners who plan to renovate a formerly abandoned Detroit home themselves.

Yosemite | Nature

Mar 24, 2017
Joseph Pontecorvo/© THIRTEEN Productions LLC / PBS

Wed. Mar. 29 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore Yosemite with experts to discover how climate change affects the valley’s majestic beauty.

Dead Reckoning: War & Justice

Mar 24, 2017
Courtesy of PD / U.S. Signal Corps / PBS

Tue. Mar. 28 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Survey the evolution of postwar justice and war crimes investigated over the past 70 years.

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