On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of February 10, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Feb 8, 2019 12:52 PM

Sunday February 10 at 10:00pm - Margaret: The Rebel Princess - Learn how Princess Margaret's life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution that transformed the western world during the 20th century, and redefined society's image of the modern princess.

Monday February 11 at 9:00pm - Why We Dance: The Story of THON - To many people, Penn State's THON is a weekend-long event with 46 straight hours of dancing. They may also know that THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world. What they may not see is an entire year spent raising awareness and money to conquer childhood cancer. Meet the inspirational children battling cancer and the Penn State students who participate in THON, dedicating themselves to making a difference for others.

Tuesday February 12 at 9:00pm - American Experience -  Discover the mostly forgotten story of the U.S. Navy's daring and groundbreaking Sealab program, whose "Aquanauts" tested the limits of human endurance and revolutionized our understanding of underseas exploration.

Wednesday February 13 at 8:00pm - Nature - Experience the natural world through the eyes of the Vikings. From the killer whales of the North Sea to the volcanic mounts of Iceland, see the deep history and cultural respect the Vikings had with the land and sea. Ewan McGregor narrates.

Thursday February 14 at 8:00pm - Grantchester -  A shocking murder reveals the depths of homophobia in Cambridge. Geordie crosses swords with Sidney.

Friday February 15 at 9:00pm - Great Performances - Watch filmmakers and actors receive the 2019 Movies for Grownups Awards. The awards were established to celebrate and encourage filmmaking that appeals to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind -- and to recognize its artists.

Saturday February 16 at 9:00pm - Doc Martin - Penhale decides to have a police open house to raise community awareness, but the turnout is not what he hoped for. James goes through a biting phase, and Morwenna leaves the surgery for a weekend away with Al. Guest Star Caroline Quentin (Jonathan Creek; Men Behaving Badly).

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