On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of May 6, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | May 4, 2018 10:52 AM

Sunday May 6 at 8:00pm - Endeavour -  When morality advocate Joy Pettybon receives a death threat, Endeavour must protect her at all costs. But the arrival of a rebellious band, The Wildwood, quickly drags Endeavour into a bloody war of social attitudes that just had its first fatality.

Monday May 7 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - "No Man's Land" goes inside the 2016 standoff at Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge between anti-government protestors and federal authorities. With remarkable access, the film documents the occupation from inception to its dramatic demise.

Tuesday May 8 at 8:00pm - Civilizations - See how advances in seafaring and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet. Distant and disparate cultures met for the first time, and art became the great interface by which civilizations understood each other.

Wednesday May 9 at 9:00pm - NOVA Wonders - Join astronomers and engineers on a hunt for life on worlds near and far. Discover the next generation of telescopes, probes and robots that are getting us one step closer to answering one of humanity's biggest questions: Are we alone?

Thursday May 10 at 9:00pm - Death in Paradise - The leader of a spiritual retreat is found strangled and Jack and the team are confounded by the fact that all their suspects were in a meditation circle at the time of the murder.

Friday May 11 at 9:00pm - Live from Lincoln Center - Known for his Tony-nominated, Grammy-winning performance as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon and as Elijah in HBO's Girls, Andrew Rannells brings his signature blend of superb vocal prowess and wry wit to a sparkling set of songs.

Saturday May 12 at 11:00pm - Austin City Limits - Enjoy dazzling modern rock and soul. British sensation Florence blazes through songs from her latest LP, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. San Diego's Andra Day sings tunes from her soulful debut, Cheers to the Fall.

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