On-Air Highlights

Program Points for week of Apr. 7

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Apr 3, 2013 10:22 AM


TV Highlights
Week of April 7

Sunday at 8:00pm - Call The Midwife - See how the death of a newborn affects Cynthia's work and health. Repeats Thursday 4/11 at 10:00pm.

Sunday at 9:00pm - Mr. Selfridge - See how Harry skirts scandal and faces complications in his private life.

Monday at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - Explore the human-rights implications of the nation's least winnable war: the war on drugs.

Tuesday at 8:00pm - American Masters: Carol Burnett - A salute to the entertainer who was a one-woman army of comedic characters.

Wednesday at 9:00pm - NOVA - Hidden in the red hills of Australia are clues to the mysteries of Earth's birth, how life arose and how it transformed the planet. Experts unveil the earliest forms of life.

Thursday at 8:00pm witf's Smart Talk -  Covering the issues and ideas that matter to you including politics, the economy, health care, and the environment. More detail...

Friday at 9:00pm - Live from Lincoln Center - Enjoy a special concert of career-spanning favorites by crossover sensation Josh Groban. More detail...

Saturday at 11:30am - Martha Bakes - Martha demonstrates how easy it is to make a tender, flaky pate brisee crust, one of the most versatile and essential elements in the baker's arsenal.

Saturday at 8:00pm - Keeping Up Appearances - Enjoy a double dose of Hyacinth Bucket for the next couple of months as she tries to climb the social ladder.

View the complete TV schedule...

Web Scoop:

April's Pick of the Month with Midtown Scholar Bookstore is "The Central Park Five: A Chronicle of a City Wilding," a spellbinding account of the real facts of the Central Park jogger case.

Get healthy living tips, read inspirational success stories and keep up-to-date on health care policy in your Facebook feed by "liking" Transforming Health's Facebook page.

Did you miss the premiere of "Mr. Selfridge" over the weekend? Get caught up and ready to tune in to episode 2 on April 7 at 9:00pm by watching episode 1 in full online.

Save the Date:Bully Prevention Workshops
In conjunction with witf's Pushed Around series on bullying, the Byrnes Health Education Center is presenting a workshop on bullying for parents at three locations. This adults-only program is designed to define bullying and all of its types, explore myths and identify the signs. These workshops are free, but you must RSVP online in order to attend.

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

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

  • Communities in schools of Pennsylvania discuss the state’s dropout problem
  • We review a new survey of family finances by Elizabethtown College
  • The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War

witf's CenterStage expands with new programming Saturday night. Listen for singer/songwriter Darrell Scott from the Susquehanna Folk Music Festival as CenterStage features jazz, folk, and rock music Saturday nights with classical music continuing Sunday nights

Last Monday's Radio Smart Talk provided tips on how to tell if a child is being bullied and steps to take after determining the child is a victim of bullying. Listen to the conversation online.

NPR annouces changes which results in Talk of the Nation ceasing production at the end of June and Here and Now expanding. Details...

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