StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Walt Disney | American Experience

Aug 21, 2017
Walt Disney and Mickey
Courtesy of Condé Nast Archive/Corbis / PBS

Tue., Aug. 29 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy!

La Traviata | Great Performances at the Met

Aug 21, 2017
Met Opera' main charcters on stage
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Fri., Aug. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Hear Sonya Yoncheva sing the tragic courtesan in Verdi’s classic, with Michael Fabiano as her lover.

The Farthest - Voyager in Space

Aug 21, 2017
Courtesy of Tangled Bank Studios / PBS

Wed., Aug. 23 at 9pm at WKAR-HD 23.1 | In this two-hour special learn how NASA’s epic Voyager missions, launched in 1977, revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their dazzling moons and rings!

Diana - Her Story | Special!

Aug 17, 2017
black and white portrait
Courtesy of Gemma Levine/Hulton Archive/Getty Images / PBS

Tue., Aug. 22 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Twenty years after Princess Diana’s untimely death, a new film reveals her story in her own words.

Eclipse Over America | NOVA

Aug 17, 2017
moon in front of the sun
Courtesy of NASA/SDO / PBS

Mon., Aug. 21 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation!

Grand Hotel - bedroom
Courtesy / Detroit Public Television

Wed. Aug. 9 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore Grand Hotel’s iconic spaces to learn what has made this unique property an icon for more than 125 years! Watch and call or GIVE NOW.

Anne of Green Gables | Special!

Aug 3, 2017
American Public Television

Sat. Aug. 12 at 10am-3pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Precocious yet lovable Anne Shirley returns to public television for an encore presentation of the classic. Watch and call or Give Now for special offers.

Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Courtesy of © Apple Corps Ltd. / PBS

Tue. Aug. 8 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the groundbreaking album that ranks #1 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Watch and call or GIVE NOW for special offers.

JFK: The Lost Inaugural Gala | Special!

Aug 3, 2017
JFK and First Lady at the pre-inaugural gala
Courtesy of Jacques Lowe / PBS

Mon. Aug. 7 at 10:30pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Enjoy performances from Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Gene Kelly and more in this presidential gala event taped in 1961 but never broadcast on television. Watch and call or GIVE NOW for special offers.

Main image
Courtesy / PBS

Sun., Aug. 6 at 7pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take an introductory look at The Vietnam War from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick! Watch and call or GIVE NOW.

Portrait: Ken Burns
Courtesy of Justin Altman / PBS

Thur., Aug. 3 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns! Watch and call or GIVE NOW.

Ireland's Wild Coast | Summer of Adventure

Aug 1, 2017
island and beach
Courtesy of © George Karbus / PBS

Wed., Aug. 2 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world in IRELAND’S WILD COAST!

Cooking in a red shirt by the table
Courtesy of Tom Graham / PBS

TONIGHT! Fri. Aug. 4 at 9pm and 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | A schedule change has been made in order to air the season finale of THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW!

Wild Alaska | Summer of Adventure

Jul 27, 2017
sitting by the river
Courtesy of Jarod Miller / PBS

Sun. July 30 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Broadcasting live over three nights with hosts Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt will turn the cameras on a must-see natural spectacle as thousands of the world’s wildest animals gather to take part in Alaska’s amazing summer feast.

butterflies on the face
Courtesy of © 2016 Joel Sartore Photography Inc. / PBS

Tue. Aug. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover the diversity, beauty and value of thousands of species at risk of extinction, and travel the globe with renowned photographer and Photo Ark founder Joel Sartore in his quest to save them.

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