On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of May 13, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | May 11, 2018 12:22 PM

Sunday May 13 at 8:00pm - Little Women -  With their father away at war, sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March come to terms with their new life, alongside their mother, Marmee. The girls make friends with Laurie, the new boy next door.

Monday May 14 at 10:00pm - Royal Wedding Watch - Join hosts Meredith Vieira and Matt Baker to learn more about Prince Henry and Meghan Markle and discover what it takes to be a royal bride in training. Historian Lucy Worsley reveals how Queen Victoria set the trend for the modern white wedding.  Coverage continues through Friday, nightly at 10:00 pm (10:30 on Friday). 

Tuesday May 15 at 9:00pm - First Civilizations - Examine an ancient civilization unlike any other, that of the Indus Valley. Rather than imposing order through war or religion, it relied on the free flow of trade. The exchange of goods promoted wealth, co-operation and trust.

Wednesday May 16 at 8:00pm - Nature - With high speed camerawork and breakthrough new science, we enter the fast-paced world of hummingbirds as never before. They possess natural born super powers that enable them to fly backwards, upside-down, and float in mid-air. And for the first time, we see them mate, lay eggs, fight, and raise families in intimate detail. 

Thursday May 17 at 8:00pm - Dancing on the Edge - Learn why Lady Cremone becomes suspicious of Masterson's offer of such a large reward and why Pamela decides to help Stanley and the band. As Julian's behavior becomes more and more unbalanced, Masterson becomes ever more apprehensive.

Friday May 18 at 9:00pm - American Masters: Hedy Lamar - Discover the story of the most beautiful woman in the world, who was also an ingenious inventor. Her pioneering work helped revolutionize modern communication, including WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth.

Saturday May 19 at 11:00pm - Austin City Limits - Savor an hour with Grammy-winning, multi-platinum Southern country rock act Zac Brown Band. The Atlanta octet performs songs from its latest record Welcome Home, as well as its greatest hits.

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