wkar TV Schedule

Tuesday, September 30
Time
Program
5:00 PM
Wild Kratts
“Attack of the Tree Eating Aliens”
The brothers race against the clock to save dying trees in a forest.
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5:30 PM
Wild Kratts
“Aqua Frog”
As the brothers study bullfrogs, Zach decides to dump waste in the creatures' pond, polluting the frogs' ecosystem.
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6:00 PM
BBC World News America
News from around the world is presented.
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6:30 PM
Nightly Business Report
A long-running weeknight business-news magazine that includes market reports, company information, CEO interviews and economic commentary. `NBR' began as a local broadcast in Miami in 1979.
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7:00 PM
PBS NewsHour
Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.
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8:00 PM
Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.
“Born Champions”
Billie Jean King, Derek Jeter and Rebecca Lobo learn about their family histories. King discovers that her grandmother was an orphan; Derek Jeter investigates his ancestors' lives as slaves; and Lobo finds out that an ancestor was forced to flee Spain.
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9:00 PM
Makers
“Women in Comedy”
The Season 2 premiere details the rise of women in the world of comedy; and features remarks from Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Kathy Griffin, Chelsea Handler, Jane Lynch, Mo'Nique, Joan Rivers, Sarah Silverman and Lily Tomlin.
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10:00 PM
Frontline
“League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis”
An examination of the NFL's response to football-inflicted concussions, including its attempts to refute scientific evidence linking on-field collisions to early-onset dementia and brain damage.
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11:30 PM
Yellowstone: Land to Life
The geologic story of Yellowstone, the first national park, exploring the significance of the glaciers, mountain ranges and the caldera that make up its landscape. Included: the bond between landscape and biology.
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