On-Air Highlights

Program Points for March 17

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Mar 14, 2013 9:51 AM

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TV Highlights
Week of March 17

Sunday - Noon to 10:00pm - Downton Abbey - Watch the whole season in one stretch! All seven episodes will air back to back on witf.

Monday - 8:00pm -  Aaron Neville: My True Story - Listen to the unmistakable vocals of Aaron Neville, joined by Paul Simon and Joan Osborne.

Tuesday - 8:00pm - Motown: Big Hits and More - Enjoy original Motown classics from the Temptations, Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Supremes, Miracles, and Martha & the Vandellas.

Wednesday - 8:00pmRAIN performs the full range of The Beatles' discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience.

Thursday - 8:00pm - witf Favorites - Featuring a compliation of concert clips from Celtic Thunder, Daniel O'Donnell, The Piano Guys, and more!

Friday - 9:00pm - Great Performances: Paul Simon - Learn why Graceland was so controversial in 1986 and why Paul Simon faced such vehement criticism.

Saturday - 9:00pm - Doc Martin - There's concern in Portwenn that local radio presenter Caroline Bosman has a drinking problem. She's been heard slurring her words during her broadcasts, and she's been seen driving erratically.

View the complete TV schedule...

Web Scoop:
Meet some indie authors that you should know with The Writing Shed blogger Ann Elia Stewart. There's horror, romance, intrigue, and fantasy among the selections, all well written and just waiting for their spines to be cracked, their words to find a home in your mind and your heart.

At Home in Lancaster blogger Stacey Kielman talks about why Crossfit "gyms" are not your typical gyms.

As the prices go up at the grocery store, it is harder and harder to know how to eat healthfully within our budget. These 10 tips will help you eat healthy while sticking to your budget.

Save the Date:
Pushed Around Forum
Have you or your family dealt with bullying in school, online, or work? Join witf's Pushed Around Community Forum March 28 at 6:30pm.  RSVP by calling 717-704-3000. Additional details....

Wait Wait Don't Tell Me at the Cinema
NPR's popular weekly news quiz show Wait Wait Don't Tell Me is coming to a theater near you on May 2 with a repeat May 7.  Tickets available now for select theaters in Camp Hill, Harrisburg, and Lebanon. Ticket information....

Radio Highlights

Personal Finance For Baby Boomers
 A new six-part series offering practical conversations about key financial questions boomers face launches on Morning Edition.

A Decade at War
What we have learned from the war in Iraq and the war in Afghanistan, which continues but is winding down. Join us for a special presentation of America Abroad on Sunday March 17.

Snap Judgment
Your car hit a deer.  The house washed into the the river.  Does your toast have those mold spots on it?  On the next Snap Judgment, we accept no excuses by proudly presenting our series of stories, "Making it Work".  Join witf for Snap Judgment Sunday at 6:00pm.

Radio Smart Talk

Join us for in-depth discussion on Radio Smart Talk on witf FM next week:

  • We'll launch Pushed Around, witf's multimedia project about bullying
  • Allegheny College President Jim Mullen discusses civility in government
  • Will all students in the York City School District attend charter schools?

Join Radio Smart Talk every weekday morning on witf FM at 9:00am. Radio Smart Talk is repeated nightly at 7:00pm and can be heard on-demand via our website and podcasts

Thanks for watching and listening to witf!

Fred Vigeant - Director of Programming and Promotion for TV and Radio.

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