On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of February 3, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Feb 1, 2019 10:31 AM

Sunday February 3 at 9:00pm - Victoria - When Albert leaves the Palace for Cambridge, Victoria faces the traumatic impact of a cholera epidemic on the streets of London.

Monday February 4 at 9:00pm - Independent Lens - From the South to Brooklyn to China, meet the people who reproduce, consume and reclaim black memorabilia, racially-charged objects often wrapped in the protective embrace of antiquity and historical preservation.

Tuesday February 5 at 9:00pm - PBS NewsHour: State of the Union Address Coverage -  Live coverage of President Trump's State of the Union Addresswill including the President's speech, the Democratic response, and analysis from the PBS NewsHour team.

Wednesday February 6 at 10:00pm - Dictator's Playbook - Learn how Francisco Franco used the tactics of colonial war to win control of Spain. Driven by a deeply conservative vision, he used torture, murder and incarceration to transform Spanish society.

Thursday February 7 at 8:00pm - Grantchester -  An old woman tells Sidney that someone wants her dead. Then she dies. Coincidence? Sidney doesn't think so, and investigates.

Friday February 8 at 9:00pm - Live from Lincoln Center - Meet Nya, an inner-city teacher desperate to save her son, in Dominique Morisseau's new play, "Pipeline." When her son gets in trouble at school, Nya must confront his rage and her choices, and try to reach him before he gets pulled away forever.

Saturday February 8 at 8:00pm - Independent Lens - Don't miss a special, one-time-only broadcast of "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" the feature documentary about the lessons, ethics and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

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