On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of December 9, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Dec 7, 2018 2:45 PM

Sunday December 9 at 9:30pm - Brit Floyd - 40 Years of The Wall -  Brit Floyd, regarded as the world's greatest live tribute to Pink Floyd, performs musical highlights from The Wall, one of the biggest selling albums of all time.

Monday December 10 at 9:00pm - Lifeline: Pearl Harbor's Unkown Hero - Explore the story of how U.S. Navy sailor Joe George became an unlikely hero when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7,1941, and how he was recognized with a Bronze Medal for his actions more than 70 years later. 

Tuesday December 11 at 8:00pm - Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity -  Join renowned Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and music director Manfred Honeck, and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for a special concert in remembrance of the city's Tree of Life Synagogue tragedy.

Wednesday December 12 at 10:00pm - Glaciers of the Winds - Glaciers of the Winds is a one-hour documentary on the science, exploration, and retreat of the glaciers in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. WyomingPBS looks at the big picture of how receding alpine glaciers will affect the ecosystem, municipalities, farmers, and ranchers downstream..

Thursday December 13 at 9:00pm - St. Thomas Christmas: So Bright the Star - Recorded before a live audience at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis, this holiday concert special celebrates the Advent and Christmas season by drawing from a songbook of familiar traditional carols and innovative contemporary selections.

Friday December 14 at 9:00pm - Landmarks Live in Concert - Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ingenue, the critically acclaimed and Grammy Award-winning album by superstar singer-songwriter k.d. lang, with a one-night-only performance from the magnificent Majestic Theater in downtown San Antonio, Texas.

Saturday December 15 at 10:00pm - Dickensian - Dickensian is a bold reinvention of Charles Dickens' timeless novels, where his most iconic characters live side by side in the same Victorian neighbourhood. Free from the straightjacket of adaptation, Dickensian takes familiar characters on new journeys.

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