StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Werther | Metropolitan Opera

Feb 26, 2017

Sat. Mar. 4 at 1pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio |  One of opera’s greatest depictions of impossible love, Werther is based on Goethe’s epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther.

Merch Street S2: samuel diggs and home
Courtesy of Erik Heinila / PBS

Sun. March 5 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In the next episode of Mercy Street, after Antietam, the Greens suffer a setback and Pinkerton’s inquiry heats up!

Victoria on Masterpiece

Feb 22, 2017
Victoria in a carria
Courtesy of ITV Plc / PBS

Sun. Mar. 5 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In episode 7, on the verge of delivering her first child, Victoria spurns advice and ventures among her subjects, attracting the devoted and demented alike.

John Lewis: Get in the Way

Feb 13, 2017
Courtesy of The Tennessean John Lewis and police in Nashville, 1961. / PBS

A profile of Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a key figure in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. WATCH NOW

Smokey Robinson | The Library of Congress

Feb 10, 2017
Courtesy of Nick Spanos / PBS

Fri. Feb. 10 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy an all-star tribute to Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. 

Black Ballerina

Feb 10, 2017
Janet Collins - ballerina
PBS / PBS

Black Ballerina tells the story of several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet. WATCH NOW

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.

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