On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of November 4, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Nov 2, 2018 3:48 PM

Sunday November 4 at 9:00pm - Poldark -  George finds the opportunity to ruin a business rival and the Poldarks in the process. Ross whisks Demelza off for a passionate getaway in London, and Elizabeth has news for George.

Monday November 5 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - See how a group of Native and non-Native leaders in Maine came together to acknowledge and address the abuses suffered by Native children in the hands of the child welfare system, illuminating the ongoing crisis of indigenous child removal.

Tuesday November 6 at 8:00pm - PBS NewsHour Election Night Coverage -  Tune in for insight and analysis from the PBS NewsHour team as polls close and election results are tallied accross the country.

Wednesday November 7 at 8:00pm - Nature - See how new technologies help uncover some cats' most intimate secrets, including the cheetah's gymnastic abilities and why lions are able to hunt cooperatively. Conservationists are fighting to protect the most endangered species around the globe.

Thursday November 8 at 8:00pm - Going Home - Imagine living somewhere you didn't choose. Being told you can't love or leave. For decades, that was reality for people with intellectual disabilities living in state institutions. Today, most people with intellectual disabilities are living in the community. But, does living in the community mean you're truly a part of it? Going Home, a follow up to WITF's award-winning documentary i go home, examines the journey towards inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities. Are we there yet?

Friday November 9 at 9:00pm - Great Performances - Enjoy a new U.K. production of the long-running hit that garnered the Best Musical Tony for 1959. "The Sound of Music" is the inspiring true story of the von Trapp Family Singers' escape from Austria during the rise of Nazism.

Saturday November 10 at 9:00pm - Doc Martin - Louisa and Martin have their first therapy session together - though neither of them was expecting that they would be given homework.  Meanwhile, Mrs. Tishell is surprised by the return of her husband, Clive, and even more so when he tells her he wants to give things another go. 

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