StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Your Football Alternative | WKAR Specials

Jan 30, 2017
Celtic Woman: Destiny, woods picture
Courtesy of Kip Carroll / PBS

Sun. Feb. 5 from 2:30pm to 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Where do non-football fans turn for alternative viewing on February 5? WKAR! 

Brad Paisley | Landmarks LIVE in Concert

Jan 23, 2017
Brad Paisley with crowd
Courtesy / Great Performances

Fri. Jan. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Country music superstar Brad Paisley returns to his roots in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains for a special outdoor concert at West Virginia University.

President Trump in front of the American flag
Courtesy of REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni / FRONTLINE

Tue. Jan. 24 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency.

Landmarks Live in Concert | Alicia Keys

Jan 17, 2017
Courtesy of Great Performances / PBS

Fri. Jan. 20 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | New pop music series debuts with Grammy winner Alicia Keys performing in various New York locales.

Divided States of America | Frontline

Jan 10, 2017
Courtesy of Andrew Geraci / District 7 Media / PBS

Wed.  Jan. 18 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Review the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign.

Obama and crowd
Courtesy of AP Photo/Charles Dharapak / PBS

Tue. Jan. 10 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address.

Sherlock Holmes main characters in season 4
Courtesy of Todd Antony/Hartswood Films / Masterpiece

Sun. Jan. 15 at 7pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Sherlock and Watson face their greatest challenge ever. Is the game finally over?

A sidewalk and crow in the community of Jackson Heights
Courtesy / WGBH

Fri. Jan. 6 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Documentary legend Frederick Wiseman reveals multicultural community of Jackson Heights, Queens.

Sherlock | Episode 2 | Masterpiece

Jan 5, 2017
Sherlock S4 on bridge
Courtesy of Hartswood Films and MASTERPIECE / Masterpiece

Sun. Jan. 9 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In episode two of this new series, Sherlock faces perhaps the most chilling enemy of his long career: the powerful and seemingly unassailable Culverton Smith - a man with a very dark secret indeed.

Secrets of the Sky Tombs | NOVA

Dec 29, 2016
 NOVA - mountains
Courtesy of Liesl Clark / NOVA

Wed. Jan. 4 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Unearth secrets buried in the world’s highest tombs, tucked in Himalayan caves.

Sherlock Returns for Season 4

Dec 27, 2016
Sherlock Holmes cast in front of fireplace
Courtesy of Todd Antony/Hartswood Films 2016 for MASTERPIECE / Masterpiece

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman reprise their iconic roles as Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson in the hit drama | WATCH NOW

Silver Bells ribbon and tree 2016
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Celebrate the holidays with a variety of TV and radio specials. 

Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2016

Dec 19, 2016
Call the Midwife cast shot
Courtesy / Neal Street Productions & OOA © Photos by Coco Van Oppens

Sun. Dec. 25 at 7:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow the Nonnatus House family to South Africa, where they try to save a clinic in jeopardy.

BSPwkar Season 3 artists
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

Fri. Dec. 23 at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy holiday classics new and old with BackStage Pass! 

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Dec 19, 2016
Shaespeare Live 2016: crowd scene
Courtesy of Helen Maybanks © RSC / PBS

Fri. Dec. 23 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents the RSC’s star-studded gala.

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