On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of December 4, 2016

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Dec 1, 2016 5:03 PM

Sunday December 4 at 8:00pm - Hamilton's America - Great Performances follows the creation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's pop culture Broadway phenomenon, Hamilton, and the history behind it. Interviews with Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, Nas, Questlove, Stephen Sondheim and more.  
Monday December 5 at 9:30pm - Rick Steves' European Christmas - From England to Norway, Burgundy to Bavaria, and Rome to the top of the Swiss Alps, this special gets you down on the carpet with wide-eyed children, up in the loft with the finest choirs, and into the kitchen with grandma and all her secrets. You'll experience traditional European Christmas like never before.
Tuesday December 6 at 8:00pm - The Last Waltz - Watch Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Ronnie Wood,Neil Diamond, Eric Clapton and more perform with legendary rock group The Band in the 1978 Martin Scorsese film hailed as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll films ever made.
Wednesday December 7 at 9:00pm - Remember Pearl Harbor - Using archival footage and photos and graphics, this documentary shows in detail the bombings on Oahu, along with the fiery explosion of the USS Arizona, the sinking of the USS Oklahoma, and the attacks on Hickam Field, as well as on other parts of the island.
Thursday December 8 at 8:00pm - Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics - Relive unforgettable live performances from the greatest music icons in the world, including performances from the Beatles, the Doors, the Rolling Stones, Petula Clark, the Animals, Herman's Hermits, the Beach Boys and more.
Friday December 9 at 9:30pm - Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas - Complimented by Ireland's finest musicians comprised of a 36-piece orchestra and the 40-member Philharmonic Choir, this large-scale production promises to be a moving and festive celebration of the music cherished for generations.
Saturday December 10 at 6:00pm - Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches - Join Carol Burnett for her personally selected favorite moments from her long-running comedy series, including sketches from the first five years of the show not seen in decades.

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