On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of September 9, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Sep 7, 2018 10:35 AM

Sunday September 9 at 9:00pm - The Miniaturist -  See what happens when a teen bride's new husband gives her an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet that is a miniature replica of their home-and seems to predict and unravel the future with unsettling precision.

Monday September 10 at 8:00pm - Antiques Roadshow - In Bismarck, North Dakota highlights include a miniature Japanese china set, ca. 1925, made for dolls and includes high-quality china place settings for 12; a fashion forward ranchwear outfit, ca. 1935, that has a split skirt for riding astride as well as side saddle; and a Chinese Imperial ceremonial outfit, ca. 1900, acquired on a missionary trip to China and left in a storage building for more than 50 years, appraised at $100,000 to $150,000.

Tuesday September 11 at 8:00pm - The Great American Read - Join host Meredith Vieira in the search for America's best-loved novel. The voting is underway, and the competition is heating up any book could win.

Wednesday September 12 at 10:00pm - NOVA - Murdered more than 5,000 years ago, Otzi the Iceman is the oldest human mummy on Earth. Now, newly discovered evidence sheds light not only on this mysterious ancient man, but on the dawn of civilization in Europe.

Thursday September 13 at 8:00pm - Mira Lloyd Dock: A Beautiful Crusade - In 1899 women were seen not heard, but not Mira Lloyd Dock. A Progressive Era activist, she helped rescue Harrisburg from filth and pollution.

Friday September 14 at 9:30pm - American Masters - Discover the anonymous graffiti artist turned rock star of the early '80s art scene in New York whose work ultimately commanded millions. It took less than a decade for the accountant's son from Brooklyn to rise to dizzying heights.

Saturday September 15 at 9:00pm - Death Comes to Pemberly (Part 2) - A coach races up to a country house with a hysterical passenger shrieking, "Murder!" What better way to continue Jane Austen's immortal novel Pride and Prejudice? This delicious homage to Austen, adapted from P.D. James' clever whodunit, stars Anna Maxwell Martin ("The Bletchley Circle"), Matthew Rhys ("The Americans"), Matthew Goode ("The Good Wife") and Jenna Coleman ("Doctor Who"). Elizabeth and Darcy never knew marriage would be like this! Six years after the end of Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth and Darcy plan a ball with fatal consequences. A family enemy takes charge of the case.

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