On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of January 14, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jan 12, 2018 3:12 PM

Sunday January 14 at 9:00pm - Victoria -  In the Season 2 permier, new mother Victoria is impatient to return to ruling, while Albert attempts to protect her from the news regarding British soldiers in Afghanistan. Victoria is pregnant again and her equilibrium is threatened by Albert's friendship with Ada Lovelace.

Monday January 15 at 8:00pm - Antiques Roadshow - Travel to Harrisburg for finds including a Charles "Heinie" Wagner Red Sox archive, Carl Schweninger oil, "The Artist's Studio," ca. 1850, and a 1975 "Yellow Submarine" jacket made for Karen Carpenter. Can you guess which is appraised for $300,000?  Stay tuned for Behind the Scenes: Antiques Roadshow Harrisburg at 9:00.

Tuesday January 16 at 9:00pm - American Experience - Explore the life of the unknown Wall Street tycoon, Alfred Lee Loomis, who led a double life as a scientist and whose secret lab in upstate New York helped develop the radar technology that would alter the course of history in World War II.

Wednesday January 17 at 10:00pm - Understanding the Opioid Epidemic - Understanding the Opioid Epidemic will combine stories of people and communities impacted by this epidemic along with information from experts and those at the frontlines of dealing with the epidemic. The program will trace the history of how the nation got into this situation and provide possible solutions and directions for dealing with the crisis.

Thursday January 18 at 9:00pm - Dickensian - It's the day of Marley's funeral and Scrooge and Bob watch the hearse take Marley in his cheap coffin to his final resting place, a pauper's grave.  The Cratchit house is full of activity, Martha's wedding is tomorrow and there's a little party to get ready for.

Friday January 19 at 9:00pm - American Masters -  Explore the life and work of the A Raisin in the Sun playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry, who played a significant role in the civil rights movement. LaTanya Richardson Jackson narrates. Anika Noni Rose is the voice of Hansberry.

Saturday January 20 at 10:00pm - Call the Midwife - A Chinese first-time mother faces an unexpected crisis, while new legislation and Sister Ursula cause serious problems for Shelagh and Dr. Turner.

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