On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of December 3, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Dec 1, 2017 11:02 AM

Sunday December 3 at 8:00pm - Big Band Years -  My Music presents its first "Big Band" music retrospective featuring the biggest songs that got us through World War II and kick-started the baby boom with brassy legends that will take you on a "Sentimental Journey".  Featuring vintage live, rare, and unreleased footage from the Big Band days. 
Monday December 4 at 8:00pm - Human Nature: Jukebox in Concert from The Venetian - Travel in a time machine of 50s and 60s hits with this vibrant and dynamic musical foursome. Joined by special guest Darlene Love, a seven-piece band and world-class dancers, the group celebrates a mix of pop, doo-wop, bandstand and soul standards. 
Tuesday December 5 at 8:00pm - American Masters - Bob Hope - Explore the entertainer's life with unprecedented access to his personal archives including writings voiced by Billy Crystal, clips from his body of work, and interviews with Woody Allen, Margaret Cho, Conan O'Brien, Tom Selleck and Brooke Shields.
Wednesday December 6 at 8:00pm - Brit Floyd - The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show - Celebrate the amazing musical legacy of Pink Floyd in truly spectacular fashion as Brit Floyd performs in front of sell out audiences in Liverpool, Red Rocks and Amsterdam.
Thursday December 8 at 9:30pm - Riverdance Live from Beijing - In December of 2009, Riverdance embarked on a 12 city tour of China, which is a first for any international show. The Chinese audience embraced the show and it played to full houses in all of the 12 cities. This new recording filmed in Beijing to celebrate the shows 15th anniversary continues to capture this sophistication and vibrancy.
Friday December 8 at 8:30pm - Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop -  Host Frankie Valli and over 200 early rock and roll legends reunite for a once-in-a-lifetime concert to benefit public television. Live performances from Little Anthony & The Imperials, Little Richard, Jay Black & The Americans, Fred Paris & The Five Satins, Jerry Butler, Lloyd Price, The Duprees and many others create an amazing evening, bringing to life the spirit of early rock and roll and doo wop. 
Saturday December 9 at 6:00pm - American Masters - Bing Crosby Rediscovered - Explore the life and legend of this iconic entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews with his immediate family and Tony Bennett. Narrated by Stanley Tucci, this documentary reveals a man far more complex than his public persona.

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