On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of April 30, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Apr 28, 2017 1:50 PM

Sunday April 30 at 9:00pm - Home Fires - Steph risks losing the farm. Sarah finds herself in a dangerous situation, while Teresa has a big decision to make. Alison discovers the real reason behind the parachute accidents - but can she warn Frances before it's too late?
Monday May 1 at 8:00pm - Antiques Roadshow - In Virginia Beach, featured finds include a 1964 Cassius Clay twice-signed promotional print, modern Abdullah Qandeel "Red" and "Love" oils, and an early 18th-century Chinese celadon vase.  Which is valued at $50,000-$80,000?
Tuesday May 2 at 8:00pm - Victorian Slum House - In this new series, a Victorian tenement in the heart of London's East End has been painstakingly brought back to life. A group of 21st century people are moving in to experience the tough living and working conditions of the Victorian poor.  In the premiere episode, participants move into an 1860s tenement and perform work once done by their impoverished forebears.
Wednesday May 3 at 10:00pm - Plants Behaving Badly - Examine the extraordinary behavior of carnivorous plants, which have been a feature of many a sci-fi film over the years. The reality turns out to be far stranger than the fiction. See why.
Thursday May 4 at 9:00pm - Foyle's War - A translator for the Nuremberg trials is killed, leading Foyle into the world of international oil politics and corrupt Nazi businessmen.
Friday May 5 at 10:00pm - Latin Music USA - Mexican-Americans in CA, TX and across the Southwest create their own distinct musical voices during the second half of the 20th century. Their music would ultimately propel them from the barrio to the national stage. The Latin Pop explosion of the turn of the century and the success of artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English-language market are also explored.
Saturday May 6 at 9:00pm - Death in Paradise - A young backpacker is found dead from a gunshot wound in her hostel bathroom. It seems like a suicide - but Humphrey can't work out why anyone would bring a wash bag into a room where they planned to kill themselves.

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