StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Birth of a Movement | Independent Lens

Feb 7, 2017
Courtesy of The Tennessean John Lewis and police in Nashville, 1961. / PBS

Learn how Griffith’s 1915 The Birth of a Nation sparked a dialogue on racism that continues today. WATCH NOW 

The Talk | Race in America

Feb 3, 2017
Courtesy of © 2016 THIRTEEN Productions LLC / PBS

Learn how black and Hispanic families counsel their kids to stay safe if they’re stopped by police. WATCH NOW

Ruby Ridge | American Experience

Feb 3, 2017
Courtesy of Dave Hunt / PBS

Examine the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge that helped launch the modern militia movement. WATCH NOW

Accidental Courtesy | Independent Lens

Feb 3, 2017
Courtesy of Ben Barnes / PBS

Meet an African American musician out to challenge racism by befriending members of the KKK. WATCH NOW

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

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