On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of June 18, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jun 15, 2017 3:19 PM

Sunday June 18 at 8:00pm - My Mother and Other Strangers -  Follow the affairs of Englishwoman Rose Coyne (Hattie Morahan), her husband, Michael, their daughter Emma and son Francis in Northern Ireland during World War II. Aaron Staton is Captain Dreyfuss, the American Army officer who upends Rose's life.
Monday June 19 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens.
Tuesday June 20 at 8:00pm - The Story of China - This series, written and presented by historian Michael Wood, explores the history of the world's oldest continuous state, from the ancient past to the present day. 
Wednesday June 21 at 9:00pm - Great Yellowstone Thaw - Journey with Kirk Johnson to Yellowstone, where wolves, grizzlies, beavers and Great Gray owls survive one of the greatest seasonal changes on the planet. As the temperature swings 140 degrees, cameras capture how the animals cope.
Thursday June 22 at 9:00pm - Last Tango in Halifax - See how an unexpected visitor forces Alan to think about his past, making Gillian and Caroline anxious - his decision to keep his secret from Celia is bound to backfire. Meanwhile, Caroline and pregnant Kate set a date for their wedding.
Friday June 23 at 9:00pm - Great British Baking Show - See how the bakers tackle three of Paul's toughest challenges ever: preparing a sweet dough with a twist; avoiding a burnt bottom and a soggy top; and using three different flours to create a huge showstopper centerpiece.
Saturday June 24 at 10:00pm - Grantchester - See why an impossible situation distracts Sidney from his Christmas duties. Then, when a would-be groom is found dead with the wedding rings lodged in his mouth, Geordie is horrified: These are the hallmarks of a years-old unsolved murder.

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