On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of September 10, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Sep 7, 2017 11:00 AM

Sunday September 10 at 8:00pm - Endeavor on Masterpiece -  Season 4 wraps up with back to back episodes...First, a chain of events lead to Endeavour's investigation of a supposedly cursed hospital and its staff.  Then, the extraordinary discovery of a 2,000-year-old body reveals a new lead in a missing-person case.
Monday September 11 at 10:00pm - POV - In "My Love, Don't Cross that River," Spouses 89-year-old Kang Gye-yeol and 98-year-old Jo Byeong-man, who have shared a home for 76 years, spend every day together like a newlywed couple.  Now they must face the reality of their aging romance.
Tuesday September 12 at 8:00pm - Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World - An obscure monk challenges kings and popes, sparking seismic cultural changes. The movement called the Reformation would fuel the drive toward individualism, religious freedom, improved education, and women's rights.
Wednesday September 13 at 8:00pm - Earth's Natural Wonders -  Witness wonders created by the force that makes our planet unique-life itself. In the Amazon, boys face fierce animals in a rite of passage and a Bangladeshi father and son brave killer bees and man-eating tigers to find honey.
Thursday September 14 at 8:00pm - Health Smart - Of the 74.5 million children in the United States, an estimated 17.1 million have or have had a mental health disorder -- more than the number of children with cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. Half of all mental illness occurs before the age of 14, and 75 percent by the age of 24. In spite of the magnitude of the problem, lack of awareness and entrenched stigma keep the majority of these young people from getting help.
Friday September 15 at 9:00pm - Ballet Hispanico - Enjoy two iconic works from the country's premier Latino dance company: CARMEN.maquia, a modern take on Bizet's passionate opera, and Club Havana, a virtuosic reimagining of a sizzling nightclub by Cuban-born choreographer Pedro Ruiz.
Saturday September 16 at 10:00pm - Poldark - George tries Plan B against Ross. Jud pays a steep price for treachery. Francis has a meeting of minds with his cousin. Demelza breaks difficult news.

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