On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of April 21, 2018

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Apr 19, 2019 12:15 PM

Sunday April 21 at 8:00pm - Call the Midwife - Witness the team's attempt to reunite an estranged mother and daughter who are both pregnant. Trixie's friend is devastated to discover she is pregnant.

Monday April 22 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - Meet a group of Baltimore citizens, police and government officials as they cope with the consequences of three years of unparalleled violence. With grit, fury and compassion, they're trying to reclaim their city's future.

Tuesday April 23 at 9:00pm - Boss: The Black Experience in Business -  Learn about the untold story of African American entrepreneurship, where skill, industriousness, ingenuity and sheer courage in the face of overwhelming odds provide the backbone of this nation's economic and social growth. Stanley Nelson directs.

Wednesday April 24 at 10:00pm - NOVA - Since 1976, the Dead Sea's level has declined by more than sixty-five feet. Its coastline is pockmarked with thousands of sinkholes. Can the Dead Sea be saved?  NOVA follows scientists and engineers who race to save the Dead Sea and help bring water to one of the driest regions on Earth.

Thursday April 25 at 8:00pm - Transforming Health - The WITF Original Series (formerly Health Smart) takes a look at the history of mental health treatment in the United States and the stigma that is still sometimes connected to mental illness today.

Friday April 26 at 9:00pm - State of the Art - The curatorial team of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas crisscrossed the nation to find extraordinary contemporary art happening in unexpected places. This film captures the personal stories of seven diverse artists from Crystal Bridges' groundbreaking exhibit who are redefining the American aesthetic.

Saturday April 27 at 11:00pm - Austin City Limits - Enjoy an hour of unconventional rock with Father John Misty and the Black Angels. Singer/songwriter Father John Misty showcases the lush sarcasm of his recent album Pure Comedy. Psych rockers the Black Angels highlight the dark grunge of Death Song.

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