On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of January 17, 2016

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jan 14, 2016 8:56 AM

Sunday January 17 at 10:00pm - Mercy Street - New England nurse Mary Phinney begins her duties in Mansion House, a hotel turned Union hospital in an occupied Southern town. Mansion House owner James Sr. struggles to preserve the family fortune as daughter Emma secretly searches for her beau.  
Monday January 18 at 8:00pm - Antiques Roadshow - Journey to Spokane to learn about treasures like a 1938 Snow White banner, a Chinese huanghuali cosmetic case and an 1860 John J. Audubon chromolithograph. Which is the night's big find?
Tuesday January 19 at 9:00pm - American Experience: Bonnie & Clyde - Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in US history. Though their exploits were romanticized, the Barrow gang was believed responsible for at least 13 murders, including two policemen, as well as robberies and kidnappings.  
Wednesday January 20 at 8:00pm - Nature - Natural Born Hustlers - Be amazed by animals that have adapted their bodies or behavior in extreme ways to create a tantalizing trap. It's the result of millions of years of artful adaptation -- all in the name of luring in the next meal.
Thursday January 21 at 9:00pm - Doc Martin - Martin's therapist, Dr. Timoney, suggests that Martin and Louisa should have therapy as a couple.
Friday January 22 at 9:00pm - Great Performances at the Met - Verdi's classic opera stars Anna Netrebko in her Met role debut as Leonora. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings Count di Luna, with Yonghoon Lee as Manrico, the title character, Štefan Kocán as Ferrando and Dolora Zajick as the gypsy Azucena.
Saturday January 23 at 11:00pm - Austin City Limits - Revel in the high-energy performance of African singer/songwriter Angélique Kidjo. The Grammy-winning Benin native and her four-piece band raise the roof with songs from her recent LP, Eve.

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