On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of May 19, 2019

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | May 17, 2019 3:10 PM

Sunday May 19 at 9:00pm - Les Misérables - Marius mans the barricades, where a hostile Valjean intercepts him. They end up fleeing together through the sewers of Paris. Cosette's story reaches its conclusion. So does Javert's.

Monday May 20 at 9:00pm - Norman Mineta and His Legacy - Meet the statesman who served as cabinet secretary for Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush. Imprisoned by the U.S. during World War II for his Japanese ancestry, Mineta rose to become the first Asian American to serve in a presidential cabinet.

Tuesday May 21 at 10:00pm - Frontline -  Inside the no-holds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the Court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts.

Wednesday May 22 at 9:00pm - NOVA - Bioarchaeologists investigate a ninth-century mass grave in a rural English village. Will the remains unlock the mystery of the "Great Heathen Army," a legendary Viking fighting force that once invaded England?

Thursday May 23 at 9:00pm - Death in Paradise - When the lead guitarist of a popular reggae band is murdered, Jack and his team must crack a cold case that has haunted the Commissioner for years before they can arrest the killer.

Friday May 24 at 9:00pm - Live From Lincoln Center - Join the Tony-nominated star of Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, Noises Off and NBC's Smash for a new concert special featuring a versatile set of musical theater favorites and classic standards.

Saturday May 25 at 10:00pm - 2018 Blues Music Awards - The Blues Music Awards presentations and musical performances from the 39th annual Blues Awards held in Memphis, TN in May of 2018. This program features many nominee performances, including, Sugaray Rayford, Rick Estrin and the Night Cats, the North Mississippi Allstars and more!

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