On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of April 8, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Apr 6, 2018 2:07 PM

Sunday April 8 at 9:00pm - Unforgotten -  Nicola Walker (Last Tango in Halifax) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Indian Summers) star as police officers investigating the cold case murder of a boy whose diary implicates four seemingly unconnected couples..

Monday April 9 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - Meet the unforgettable people who are turning the job of shoe shiner into an art form. From La Paz to Toronto to New York, these proud craftsmen are transforming an all-but-ignored job into a fulfilling life of freedom and personal connection.

Tuesday April 10 at 10:00pm - Frontline - Venture inside President Trump's high-stakes battle for control of the Republican Party. Learn how Trump attacked fellow Republicans and used inflammatory rhetoric that rallied his base and further divided the country in his first year as president.

Wednesday April 11 at 10:00pm - GI Jews - Jewish Americans in World War II - Discover the story of these brave servicemen and women who fought for equality and tolerance around the world. Featuring new interviews with Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Henry Kissinger, the late Bea Cohen and others.

Thursday April 12 at 9:00pm - Death in Paradise - The team enter the high-stakes world of international professional poker tournaments, when Bobby Rodrigues, the favourite to win, is poisoned mid-game.  With each suspect skilfully trained in the art of deception, just how is Jack going to force them to reveal their hand? 

Friday April 13 at 9:00pm - Vermeer, Beyond Time - Narrated by Steve Martin, this documentary focuses on both Johannes Vermeer's work and his family life, covering his conversion to Catholicism, his artistic contemporaries, and the short-lived Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century. The film examines his individual paintings and teases out what has come to be known as the Vermeer style - the representation of light, the interplay of color, and the effects of perspective across places and objects. 

Saturday April 14 at 9:00pm - A Place to Call Home - Newly discharged from the hospital, Elizabeth is unimpressed by the way Regina is behaving towards George and asks her to leave. With tension in the house and James' secret, growing feelings for Harry, Olivia and James agree that the best chance for their family rests in the city.

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