On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of April 15, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Apr 12, 2018 9:56 AM

Sunday April 15 at 8:00pm - Call the Midwife -  Lucille tries to win the trust of a mother who suffers from tokophobia, a morbid fear of giving birth. Nurse Crane and Dr. Turner try to find a sailor at large in Poplar and rumored to have smallpox. Violet and Fred plan a picnic for the parish.

Monday April 16 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - Travel to West Virginia with investigative filmmaker Cullen Hoback in this detective story that uncovers the troubling truth behind a massive chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months.

Tuesday April 17 at 10:00pm - Frontline - Examine Sen. John McCain's complicated relationship with President Trump and his own Republican Party. A look at McCain's life and politics, from POW in Vietnam to choosing Sarah Palin as running mate to his vote against the GOP's health care bill.

Wednesday April 18 at 8:00pm - NOVA - Join scientists on a quest to better understand the weather and climate machine we call Earth. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and how can we be resilient-even thrive-in the face of enormous change?

Thursday April 19 at 8:00pm - Dancing on the Edge - Chart the band's fortunes as jazz-lover Lady Cremone and the Prince of Wales invite them to play for events. They record an album and secure a spot on BBC radio. Masterson sends a cryptic message to Julian. Louis finds Jessie comatose and bloody. 

Friday April 20 at 10:00pm - will.i.am - Landmarks Live in Concert - Experience will.i.am in a one-night-only event from London's Royal Albert Hall featuring performances of hits "Scream & Shout," "I Gotta Feeling," "Let's Get It Started" and "Where is the Love?" with members of the Black Eyed Peas and special guests. 

Saturday April 21 at 11:00pm - Austin City Limits - Savor the old-fashioned soul of Leon Bridges and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats. Fort Worth native Bridges channels an earlier era with songs from his debut LP Coming Home. Denver shouter/songwriter Rateliff centers on the self-titled debut with his band the Night Sweats.

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