On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of February 26, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Feb 24, 2017 4:32 PM

Sunday February 26 at 4:00pm - Victoria (Marathon) - Revisit the first season of the exciting, new Masterpiece drama ahead of it's season finale on March 5th with a marathon Sunday afternoon from 4 to 11pm.
Monday February 27 at 7:30pm - WITF's Central PA Spelling Bee - 5th to 8th grade students from 10 surrounding counties demonstrate their spelling skills.
Tuesday February 28 at 9:00pm - PBS Newshour Special Coverage - President Trump give his first State of the Union Address to a join session of congress.  PBS Newshour will provide coverage and in-depth analysis of the speech.
Wednesday March 1 at 9:00pm - Africa's Great Civilizations - Beginning with Africa's ancient history as the cradle of mankind, this 3 part documentary series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. brings to life the epic stories of both little-known and celebrated African kingdoms and cultures (Part 1 airs Monday at 9pm.  Part 3 airs Thursday at 9pm).
Thursday March 2 at 8:00pm - Spy in the Wild - The final "making of" episode takes us through the evolution of Spy Creatures from the original BoulderCam to the PenguinCams that inspired the "spycams" in this series. Marvel and laugh at unexpected and funny moments from the Spy Creatures' POV.
Friday March 3 at 9:00pm - 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.
Saturday March 4 at 8:00pm - Daniel O'Donnell: Back Home Again - Join the quintessential Irish crooner, singing partner Mary Duff and special guest Derek Ryan for a concert, filmed in Dublin, featuring traditional Irish tunes, inspirational ballads and timeless standards, along with O'Donnell's signature hits.

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