On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of December 16, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Dec 14, 2018 12:05 PM

Sunday December 16 at 9:00pm - Victoria - Following a full marathon of season 1, beginning at noon, continue to catch as new mother Victoria is impatient to return to ruling and Albert's friendship with Ada Lovelace grows in the first episode of season 2.

Monday December 17 at 9:00pm - Christmas with The Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Join Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster and "Downton Abbey" actor Hugh Bonneville will star as guest musical artist and narrator for this year's "Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir." They join the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, Bells on Temple Square handbell choir, Gabriel Trumpet Ensemble, dancers and actors in an elaborate, Victorian-themed program that celebrates the Christmas season through music, dance, storytelling and pageantry. 

Tuesday December 18 at 8:00pm - We'll Meet Again -  Join Ann Curry as two Alaskans try to track down childhood friends who also survived the state's massive 1964 earthquake. A woman wants to thank a friend and her mom from shielding her from harm, and a man searches for a Little League teammate.

Wednesday December 19 at 10:00pm - Wild Ponies of Chincoteague - Learn about the history of the Wild Ponies and follow the journey of Sabrina Dobbins, a teenager who has struggled with depression, as she realizes a childhood dream and buys a foal at the Chincoteague wild pony swim and auction.

Thursday December 20 at 8:00pm - Battling Opioids: A Project of Pennsylvania Public Media - The opioid crisis has become a nationwide issue. It was declared a disaster emergency in Pennsylvania by Governor Wolf in January 2018. Pennsylvania's Public Television Stations, are confronting this crisis head-on. Through the collaborative, statewide efforts, you will see stories of hope and survival, and have access and information on where to get help.

Friday December 21 at 9:00pm - Craft in America - Explore craft practices definitively Californian, from Native Americans continuing ancient traditions, to contemporary artists expressing new iterations of the art of the handmade.

Saturday December 22 at 9:00pm - Doc Martin - After Martin and Louisa tell Dr. Timoney about their failed date night, she questions their ultimate compatibility. She asks them if it is time they recognize that perhaps they are not meant to be together: something for them to go and think about.

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