On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of May 5, 2019

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | May 3, 2019 12:32 PM

Sunday May 5 at 8:00pm - Call the Midwife - Watch Lucille care for an unmarried teen mother and Valerie help her grandmother with an embarrassing medical problem. Mother Mildred tries to help, but ruffles feathers everywhere she goes. Nurse Crane's back troubles return with a vengeance.

Monday May 6 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - Shipped thousands of miles away from Hawaii to a private prison in the Arizona desert, two Native Hawaiians discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence.

Tuesday May 7 at 10:00pm - Trump's Trade War -  The inside story of President Trump's gamble to confront China over trade. Reporting from the US and China, NPR and FRONTLINE investigate what led the world's two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.

Wednesday May 8 at 8:00pm - Nature - Travel to Canada's Rockies and into the world of moose to experience a calf's first year of life. At the best of times, fewer than half of these leggy 35-pounders survive their first year. This stunningly intimate film attempts to find out why.

Thursday May 9 at 10:00pm - Jamestown - 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 10 at 9:00pm - Live From Lincoln Center - Enjoy a soulful evening of song from one of Broadway's brightest stars. British-born Cynthia Erivo won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in The Color Purple before starring in several films, including Widows.

Saturday May 11 at 10:15pm - Modus - Watch Inger use her expertise and intuition to piece the puzzle together as the killer moves closer to her. Marcus finds it harder than ever to keep his nefarious secret; eventually, the truth will come out -- with terrible consequences.

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