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witf TV Picks Sept. 29 - Oct. 6

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Sep 24, 2013 9:48 AM

TV Picks:

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    Sunday at 8:00pm - Last Tango in Halifax - A police search begins for Alan and Celia, who are locked inside the hall without phone service. Fearing for their parents and unable to sleep, Caroline and Gillian open up to one another and form a supportive bond. In the morning, the curator and his assistant find Alan and Celia.
  • Monday at 9:00pm - Genealogy Roadshow - Learn about “Motor City” residents’ connections to world events and historical figures.
  • Tuesday at 8:00pm - Latino Americans - By the end of the 1970s Chicanos activism and identity have transformed what it means to be an American. Chicano and Latino studies are incorporated into school curriculum; Latinos are included in the political process.
  • Wednesday at 8:00pm - Earthflight - Soar over Asia and Australia with cranes, swallows, lorikeets, cockatoos, budgies, pigeons and more.
  • Thursday at 8:00pm - Smart Talk - From politics to economy, from health care to the environment, witf's Smart Talk covers the issues and ideas that matter to you. It's never been easier to discover and share the news and information of your world and ours.
  • Friday at 9:00pm  - The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part 2 - Follow Prince Hal's path to reconciliation with his father and his ascension to the throne.
  • Saturday at 8:30pm - Ladies of Letters - Irene and Vera have a disastrous reunion at the funeral of a gentleman friend. Vera takes a nasty tumble dancing inappropriately at the wake, leaving Irene as her reluctant carer.

Coming up next week:

  • The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America's indisputable national pastime.  But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has covered up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players.  In this special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.  What did the NFL know and when did it know it? What's the truth about the risks to players? What can be done?  The Frontline investigation details how, for years, the league denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that the violent collisions at the heart of the game are linked to an alarming incidence of early onset dementia, catastrophic brain damage, death, and other devastating consequences for some of football's all-time greats. Join us for Frontline October 8 at 9:00pm on witf.

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