StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

PBS Kids and Downton Abbey

Aug 31, 2016
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Courtesy of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood © 2014 The Fred Rogers Company / PBS

WKAR will be running a DOWNTON ABBEY marathon on Monday, September 5, in place of children’s programming that day.

Downton Abbey S6
Courtesy of Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Fri. Sep. 2 at 9pm through the evening of Mon. Sep. 5 on WKAR-HD 23.1| For those suffering from “Downton Abbey” withdrawal, missing their weekly dose of the joys and travails of the Crawley family and their servants, despair no longer. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special DVD offers.

Masterpiece | Inspector Lewis | Magnum Opus

Aug 12, 2016
Inspector Lewis
(C) Robert Day/ITV Studios & MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Aug. at 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See why Lewis and Hathaway anticipate more murders after the bludgeoning death of an Oxford dean.

American Experience | The Presidents

Jul 29, 2016
The Presidents
Courtesy / PBS

Monday - Thursday, Aug. 15 - 18 on WKAR-HD 23.1 | American presidents hold the most powerful office on earth and occupy a unique place at the center of national and world events. 

Inspector Lewis
Courtesy of (C) ITV Studios/MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sundays, August 7-21 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox return for one last time as Inspector Lewis and CS Hathaway, investigating new cases of murder and other crimes in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford.

American Experience | The Boys of '36

Jul 29, 2016
The Boys of '36
Courtesy of University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, UW37304 / PBS

Tue. Aug. 2 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. 

The Nazi Games | Berlin 1936

Jul 29, 2016
The Nazi Games
Courtesy of Axel Springer Syndication GmbH/ullstein bild / PBS

Tue. Aug. 2 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle that, despite the IOC’s determined attempts to forget, continues to this day.

T-Rex
Independent Lens / WKAR-MSU

The coming-of-age story of Flint native and Olympic contender Claressa Shields. WATCH NOW

PBS NewsHour: Dem
PBS NewHour / WKAR/PBS

July 25 - 28 from 8pm to 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Convention coverage continues as NPR and PBS NewsHour bring audiences the latest from the Democratic National Convention.

PBS NewsHour
PBS NewHour / WKAR/PBS

July 18 -  21 from 8pm to 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | LIVE from Cleveland, the PBS NewsHour team partners with NPR reporters to present in-depth coverage of the Republican National Convention. Plus, live streaming of the full proceedings.

PBS NewsHour Weekend / WKAR/PBS

Hosted by journalist Alison Stewart, with reporting from PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan, and special correspondents Chris Bury and Michael Hill.  WATCH IT NOW HERE

Great British Cooking Show
Courtesy of © Mark Bourdillion/Love Productions / WKAR/PBS

Fri. July 15 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1| View the stiff competition in two back-to-back espiodes! 

This Old House
Courtesy of Carl Tremblay / WKAR-MSU

Thur. July 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Get caught up with progress on the Traditional Farmhouse Project! 

The White House | Inside Story

Jul 8, 2016
White House
Courtesy of Partisan Pictures / WKAR/PBS

Tue. July 12 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | Gain access to America’s most iconic residence—symbol of national history and icon of democracy.

A Capitol Fourth 2016

Jul 1, 2016
Courtesy of Capital Concerts/Keith Lamond via Shutterstock / WKAR/PBS

Mon. July 4 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | America's favorite host Tom Bergeron to lead the national independence day celebration LIVE from the U.S. Capitol!

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