On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of February 28, 2016

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Feb 26, 2016 3:45 PM

Sunday February 28 at 12:00pm - Downton Abbey - Get all caught up on Downton Abbey with a Season 6 Marathon ahead of the series finale on March 6th.
Monday February 29 at 7:30pm - Central Pennsylvania Spelling Bee - Watch kids from throughout Central PA compete for a spot a the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC.
Tuesday March 1 at 9:00pm - American Experience: Space Men - Meet the pioneering Air Force scientists and pilots whose Project Manhigh, which collected data about the biological and technical factors required to support human activity in space, laid the groundwork for the US space program.  
Wednesday March 2 at 8:00pm - Year in Space - This film takes viewers behind-the-scenes of astronaut Scott Kelly's 12-month stay on the International Space Station where he tested human limits for space travel and laid the groundwork for a manned mission to Mars.
Thursday March 3 at 9:00pm - American Masters: Harper Lee - Reading "To Kill a Mockingbird" has been a national pastime for five decades -- it is still selling nearly a million copies a year, its classic popularity and power are a common reference.  Remember Harper Lee by exploring her life and unravellign its mysteries, particularly why she never published again.
Friday March 4 at 9:00pm - American Masters: Loretta Lynn - Explore the country legend's hard-fought road to stardom. From her Appalachian roots to the Oscar-winning biopic Coal Miner's Daughter, Loretta Lynn struggled to balance family and her music career and is still going strong over 50 years later.
Saturday March 5 at 6:30pm - Songbook Standards: As Time Goes By - Join host Jack Jones for a nostalgic hit parade of best-loved songs from the 1950s & 1960s. This all-star special features rare footage of Johnny Mathis, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, Patti Page, Perry Como and more.

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