On-Air Highlights

witf TV Picks for the week of November 10

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Nov 5, 2013 4:41 PM

TV Highlights

  • Sunday at 10:00pm - Death in Paradise - Escorting a convicted fraudster on the ferry back to Saint-Marie goes disastrously wrong when the man is stabbed to death while handcuffed to DI Poole, much to his embarrassment, the wrath of the commissioner and the amusement of his team. Poole gets unwanted help from an amateur sleuth
  • Monday & Tuesday at 9:00pm - American Experience JFK - Take a fresh look at an enigmatic man who remains one of the nation’s most beloved and mourned leaders. This special presentation of American Experience is spread over two evenings. 
  • Wednesday at 10:00pm - Secrets of the Dead: JFK - Review the story of the reporting from Dallas and the CBS Newsroom in NYC on the day Kennedy died.
  • Thursday at 9:00pm - Doc Martin - Martin is shocked to find Louisa and Aunt Joan knocking at his door before his office has opened. Louisa has had a medical scare and wants Martin’s reassurance that everything is fine.
  • Friday at 9:00pm - Great Performances: Rogers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma - Revel in the rebirth of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s landmark American musical starring Hugh Jackman.
  • Saturday at 10:00pm - Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Branson decides to name his daughter Sybil and wants to baptize her as a Catholic, both of which Lord Grantham is firmly opposed to. However, Mary and the rest of the family defend Branson's decision. To repair Cora and Robert's marriage, Violet pressures Dr Clarkson into going back on his assertion that Sybil would have had a slim chance of living if she had undergone a Caesarean section. He tells Cora and Lord Grantham that Sybil would have surely died either way, and Cora forgives Robert.

Next week:

 In 1863, Abraham Lincoln proved himself a master of a new frontier, not on the battlefields of the Civil War, but in his high-tech command center: the War Department Telegraph Office. The internet of the 19th century, the telegraph gave Lincoln new powers to reshape leadership and wield personal control across distant battlefields. It also connected him to the country in new ways, as information poured in, and allowed him to feel the pulse of the country faster than before. The results of Lincoln's pioneering experiment in communication led to the rebirth of America on the fields of Gettysburg, both in the battle that turned the tide of the Civil War and in the few words that recast the American ideal as a national creed: the Gettysburg Address.  Join witf TV for Lincoln@Gettysburg Tuesday November 19 at 9:00pm on witf

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