On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of October 7, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Oct 5, 2018 2:40 PM

Sunday October 7 at 8:00pm - The Durrells in Corfu -  When Aunt Hermione dies suddenly, Louisa has to accompany her body back to England. Leslie may have gotten one of his girlfriends pregnant.

Monday October 8 at 9:00pm - American Experience - Travel back to 1793 Philadelphia, when America's first circus was established, and witness its crash into American culture. The arrival of P. T. Barnum in 1871 transformed the trade, and the five Ringling brothers created a spectacle of their own. (Part 2 of The Circus airs Tuesday at 9 on American Experience)

Tuesday October 9 at 8:00pm - Great American Read -  Fall in love with some of literature's most beautiful romances and explore the many forms of love, from family to passion to the unrequited type. Learn how America's best-loved novels reflect the things we do for love.

Wednesday October 10 at 8:00pm - Nature - Feel the emotion as keepers and carers reunite with the wild animals that were once in their care to learn whether the close interspecies bonds that developed over many years in refuges and orphanages have stood the test of time.

Thursday October 11 at 10:00pm - The Doctor Blake Mysteries - Murder at the Cinema and Dr Blake is there to solve it. Was it the manager? An usher? The candy girl? One of the audience? All is revealed as Doctor Blake unravels one mystery to find an even darker one involving young girls of Ballarat.

Friday October 12 at 9:00pm - Shakespeare Uncovered - Explore this exquisite comedy of comparison and contrast, as well as what the ultimate "ado" about "nothing" really means, with Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt. Much Ado About Nothing is one of 15 plays that Shakespeare set in Italy.

Saturday October 13 at 10:00pm - Jamestown - Pamunkey warriors descend upon the colony, and the settlers meet with powerful tribal leader Opechancanough. When Massinger tries to cause trouble for Silas, Alice unearths a damning secret from the plantation owner's past.

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