On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of March 12, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Mar 10, 2017 2:08 PM

Sunday March 12 at 8:00pm - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin' Back - Celebrate the groundbreaking band's musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.
Monday March 13 at 8:00pm - Antiques Roadshow - In this special  "Survivors" episode, amazing tales of rescues, near misses, and beating the odds are highlighted with treasures that have endured wars, natural disasters, fires and more.  Plus, don't miss your chance to get tickets to the show's taping in Harrisburg on June 3!
Tuesday March 14 at 9:30pm - Traveling in the '70s - Journey back to a simpler time-before the Internet, GPS or airline security lines-when the roadtrip and hitchhiking reigned both at home and abroad. In this nostalgic special, host Dean Cycon explores how travel has changed over the past 50 years.
Wednesday March 15 at 8:00pm - Nature - Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how cats evolved with an in-depth look at lions, servals, caracals, cheetahs, tigers, fishing and sand cats.
Thursday March 16 at 9:00pm - Doc Martin's Portwenn - Shot on location in Port Isaac, England, this new special offers a behind-the-scenes look at the international hit series Doc Martin.The program features revealing interviews with cast members, a look at the town known as Portwenn, and a unique guided tour of the sets from producer Phillippa Braithwaite. The special, filmed during the sixth season, also contrasts rehearsals with final content to provide viewers a fascinating look at how the finished product is made.
Friday March 17 at 8:30pm - Rock Rewind 1967-1969 - Take a time-tripping visit to the psychedelic era with host Tommy James. Featuring rare vintage TV appearances by the decade's most popular artists including Sonny & Cher, The 5th Dimension, Dusty Springfield, The Supremes and more. 
Saturday March 18 at 6:00pm - 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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