On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of June 3, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jun 1, 2018 2:17 PM

Sunday June 3 at 8:30pm - Celtic Thunder X -  Celebrate 10 Years of Celtic Thunder with a fantastic performance featuring 27 new songs including traditional and contemporary Irish songs, classic hits, love songs, nostalgic songs and fun retro songs drawn from the soundtrack of our lives. A variety of solo and ensemble numbers featuring something for everyone and showcases the magic that turned Celtic Thunder into a household name in 2008.

Monday June 4 at 8:00pm - Barns of the Susquehanna Valley - Explores the agricultural, architectural, and historical significance of barns indigenous to south central Pennsylvania, and features interviews with farmers, landowners, historians, architects, authors, preservationists, and other barn enthusiasts. 

Tuesday June 5 at 8:00pm - Doo Wop Generations - Celebrate the new generation of Doo Wop performers as the original legends reunite to pass the torch. Performers include Kenny Vance & the Planotones, The Duprees, The Whiptones, Charlie Thomas' Drifters, The Modern Gentlemen and many more.

Wednesday June 6 at 8:00pm - Nature - Helen Macdonald's best-selling book H Is for Hawk told the saga of a grieving daughter who found healing in training a goshawk. Now she digs deeper into the world of these raptors by following a family in the wild and raising a goshawk of her own.

Thursday June 7 at 8:00pm - Rick Steves' Heart of Italy - Dive deep into the Italian heartland - the place where la dolce vita is a way of life. Starting in Umbria, explore  Assisi, Siena, and the Cinque Terre. From hill towns to harbors, and from vino rosso to Giotto, Rick Steves' Heart of Italy savors the good life in the Italian heartland.

Friday June 8 at 9:00pm - The Concert for George - Celebrate George Harrison's life in this 2002 memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall with performances of his music from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, Billy Preston and more. Available for the first time in high-definition.

Saturday June 9 at 6:00pm - Lawrence Welk: Precious Memories - Lawrence Welk Precious Memories abounds with spiritual hymns, inspirational songs and gospel medleys reminding viewers of their shared family values based on loving and heartfelt beliefs. This nostalgic special will lift your spirits, heal your heart and take you into the safe haven of your past with promises for a brighter tomorrow.

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