On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of May 12, 2019

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | May 10, 2019 1:27 PM

Sunday May 12 at 9:00pm - Les Misérables - As revolution sweeps Paris, Valjean and Cosette hide out, Marius searches for Cosette, Thenardier disappears and Javert obsessively tracks Valjean.

Monday May 13 at 8:00pm - Antiques Roadshow - Discover first-place finds at Churchill Downs Racetrack, including a 1966 MGM Grinch figure, a Georgian & Victorian mourning jewelry collection and a Larson Bros. symphonic harp mandolin. Which appraisal is $70,000-$90,000?

Tuesday May 14 at 8:00pm - The Great Ride -  This documentary explores one of America's most treasured biking destinations. "The Great Ride" consists of two connecting trails, the C&O Canal Towpath and the Great Allegheny Passage linking Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. Cyclists and hikers from all over the world are enjoying 335 uninterrupted miles of breathtaking scenery and fascinating history. 

Wednesday May 15 at 10:00pm - Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World - Learn the explosive history of the rocket, from its origin in ancient China, to its use as a weapon of war, to how adding hydrogen allowed it to carry astronauts all the way to the moon.

Thursday May 16 at 8:00pm - Grantchester - Yeardley reveals a new potentially devastating threat to the colony, while Massinger finds himself in a vulnerable position. An eclipse darkens the sky and ghostly happenings reveal the Catholic spy and Samuel's true murderer.

Friday May 17 at 9:00pm - Live From Lincoln Center - Described by the New York Times as "luminous" and "a sly comic genius, " Annaleigh Ashford has thrilled audiences in "Sunday in the Park with George," "Kinky Boots," and "You Can't Take It With You," for which she won a Tony Award. Tonight, the stunning provocatreuse lends her vocals and comedic verve to an evening of mischievous fun.

Saturday May 18 at 10:10pm - Modus - See how Inger and Ingvar form a clear picture of the killer's identity and motive. However, they can't agree on the best way to proceed. Who is next on the list to be murdered?

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