On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of June 10, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jun 8, 2018 11:54 AM

Sunday June 10 at 4:00pm - Perry Como Classics - Till the End of Time -  For over fifty years, crooner Perry Como ranked as one of America's most successful and beloved entertainers. Now, enjoy a collection of Como's biggest hits from long-lost and newly-restored episodes of his TV programs, including rare color programs and more recently discovered lost footage.

Monday June 11 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - The story of famed Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem F.C. after it acquired two Muslim players, which led to a racist backlash and a lot of soul-searching from their new teammates. 

Tuesday June 12 at 9:00pm - American Experience - View a complex portrait of the notorious Haight-Ashbury event that many consider the peak of the 1960s counter-culture movement. Hear interviews with a range of individuals, including politicians, runaways, police officers, residents and scholars.

Wednesday June 13 at 10:00pm - Mystery of the Mountain: Hidden in Plain View - A most intriguing and remarkable story, exploreing the question: what if one of the world's largest pyramids is waiting to be unearthed in Mexico? A rugged and venerated hilltop in Mexico is the focal point of a most unlikely mystery, and a possible sacred structure lost to history.

Thursday June 14 at 8:00pm - Health Smart - Governor Tom Wolf has declared the opioid epidemic a statewide disaster emergency. Are the effects of the opioid crisis being felt in Pennsylvania classrooms? We'll talk to school principals and educators about their efforts to address the effects of the opioid crisis in the classroom. Are they receiving the help they need?

Friday June 15 at 9:00pm - Historic Shaefferstown: Going Back in Time - Explore the history and citizens of the 18th century, Lebanon County village beginning with its founding by German immigrant, Alexander Schaeffer. Learn about the town's existing 18th century houses, community water system, archaeological investigation conducted at the Schaeffer Farm.

Saturday June 16 at 10:00pm - The Doctor Blake Mysteries - When a wayward girl from the local reform school is found dead in LakeWendouree, Dr Lucien Blake is immediately suspicious. He shocks the p olice with his unconventional investigative methods.

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