On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of March 3, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Feb 28, 2019 2:20 PM

Sunday March 3 at 9:00pm - Victoria - The world's eyes are on the Great Exhibitions, and the Royal couple. Does triumph or failure beckon?  Find out in the season 3 finale!

Monday March 4 at 8:00pm - Josh Groban Bridges: In Concert from Madison Square Garden - Filmed at New York's Madison Square Garden on November 18, 2018, this new concert features international superstar Josh Groban performing songs from his much-praised recent album Bridges, as well as a selection of classic songs and fan favorites from the last 20 years.

Tuesday March 5 at 8:00pm - Trains Around North America -  Trace America's railroad history, with unforgettable stories of the continent's historic and scenic tourist railroads. Explore a variety of railways - from quiet and relaxing trains featuring spectacular meals and views, to fast-paced trains full of glitz, glamour and movie stars.

Wednesday March 6 at 8:00pm - Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - Uncovering America - Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates' work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.

Thursday March 7 at 9:30pm - A Conversation with Ken Burns -  Go behind the scenes with the acclaimed documentary filmmaker in this career retrospective. A comprehensive interview with the historian and storyteller whose work has included The Civil War, Baseball, Jazz, The National Parks and The Vietnam War.

Friday March 8 at 8:30pm - Moments to Remember - Patti Page and Nick Clooney co-host performances and archival classics from the late 50s and early 60s pop era with fellow co-hosts Peter Marshall, Wink Martindale and Mary Lou Metzger of "The Lawrence Welk Show."

Saturday March 9 at 8:00pm - Peter, Paul & Mary at Newport 1963-65 - These performances by Peter, Paul and Mary at Newport '63-'65 convey the joy, optimism and turbulence of that extraordinary era of change. Many of these songs hold an honored place in the soundtrack of 60s activism in America.

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