On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of April 10, 2016

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Apr 8, 2016 2:25 PM

Sunday April 10 at 9:00pm - Grantchester - Sidney and Geordie answer a false alarm, which turns into a real murder investigation. Amanda gets into trouble and things get more serious with Margaret.
Monday April 11 at 9:00pm - Jackie Robinson (Part 1)- Robinson rises from humble origins to integrate Major League Baseball,performing brilliantly despite the threats and abuse he faces on and off the field and, in the process, challenges the prejudiced notions of what a black man can achieve.
Tuesday April 12 at 9:00pm - Jackie Robinson (Part 2) - Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for "turning the other cheek." After baseball, he seeks ways to fight inequality, but as he faces a crippling illness, he struggles to remain relevant.  
Wednesday April 13 at 10:00pm - Ride the Tiger - Search the bipolar brain to find out where the biological and chemical breakdowns occur and how we may be able to pre-empt disorders and fix or rewire our brains. Learn if new treatments can lead to advances in other areas of mental illness as well.
Thursday April 14 at 8:00pm - Keystone Crossroads - As Pennsylvania's growing senior population ages in place and college graduates gravitate toward larger cities, can a new, diverse wave of immigrants help revitalize smaller cities? We take a look at the state's changing demographics.
Friday April 15 at 9:00pm - Jazz - Big band jazz-swing-becomes the most popular music in America. Some fans, disturbed by its popularity, start a movement to embrace "traditional" jazz. In the western "territories," a blues-soaked big band style is set to further transform jazz.
Saturday April 16 at 11:00pm - Austin City Limits - Wilco spin-off Tweedy performs. Songwriter Jeff Tweedy is joined by his son Spencer and members of the band Lucius for songs from Sukierae. 

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