On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of April 9, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Apr 7, 2017 2:55 PM

Sunday April 9 at 10:00pm - Wolf Hall - Cardinal Wolsey has been forced to move to York. Cromwell remains in London, seeking to return the cardinal to the king's favor. As Cromwell's relationship with Henry deepens, there is unexpected news from the north.
Monday April 10 at 9:00pm - American Experience - "The Great War" - Explore America's tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. Reports of German atrocities and submarine attacks on American ships erode neutrality, finally leading to Wilson's proclamation that "the world must be made safe for democracy."
Tuesday April 11 at 9:00pm - American Experience - "The Great War" - Follow America's entry into the war as patriotism sweeps the nation, stifling free speech and dissent. A diverse group of men becomes the country's first mass conscripted army, while women continue to demand the vote.
Wednesday April 12 at 9:00pm - American Experience - "The Great War" - Discover how the violent and bloody conflict transformed the nation forever, as America steps onto the world stage for the first time. But while many heralded the peace, others worried about democracy at home. 
Thursday April 13 at 8:00pm - Genealogy Roadshow - Bay Area drama unfolds at San Francisco's Old Mint as the team reveals stories tying citizens to the 1906 earthquake, notorious gangsters, war heroes and two brutal murders.
Friday April 14 at 10:00pm - An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story - Reihold Niebur's story told through photographs, recordings, and interviews with his former students, his daughter, and eminent public figures including New York Times writer David Brooks, Civil Rights icon Andrew Young, Susannah Heschel and others. Also including academic experts who discuss his life and influence.
Saturday April 15 at 10:00pm - Grantchester - As Geordie's life hangs in the balance, Sidney has to defy police to stop a killing spree. Sidney's romantic life falls apart.

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