On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of July 30, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jul 27, 2017 5:09 PM

Sunday July 30 at 8:00pm - Wild Alaska Live -  PBS, in partnership with the BBC, will turn the cameras on a must-see natural spectacle as thousands of the world's wildest animals gather to take part in Alaska's amazing summer feast.  The conclusion to the three-night, live event, hosted by Martin and Chris Kratt.
Monday July 31 at 10:00pm - POV - Follow filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo's investigation - both a love story and a tribute - of a buried conflict around her uncle Miguel's death during a time when AIDS was synonymous with sin.
Tuesday August 1 at 8:00pm - American Experience - "Boys of '36" explores the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by #1 best-seller The Boys in the Boat, the film follows the underdog team that took the nation by storm when they captured gold.
Wednesday August 2 at 8:00pm - Ireland's Wild Coast - Join Emmy-winning wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson on an authored journey along Ireland's rugged Atlantic coast, providing insights into the wild animals and wild places of the island he calls home.
Thursday August 3 at 10:00pm - The Tunnel: Sabotage - In the final episode, Elise makes a devastating discovery, Karl threatens MI5 and Artem launches his lethal attack. In a terrifying showdown, Karl and Elise race to catch the chemist.
Friday August 4 at 9:00pm - The Great British Baking Show - In a two-hour, season finale event, the four remaining bakers make yeast cake with a fruity top and prepare a multiple mini-cake bake.  Then, the finalists wrestle with meringues and create a British classic with only one recipe instruction..
Saturday August 5 at 6:00pm - Johnny Mathis - Wonderful, Wonderful - Public TV celebrates 60+1 years of the legendary Johnny Mathis in this MY MUSIC Presents special presentation. All Johnny's favorites "Chances Are, " "Twelfth of Never, " "Wonderful, Wonderful," It's Not For Me To Say," "Too Much, Too Little Too Late" and more are all performed live.

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