On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of June 16, 2019

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jun 14, 2019 10:35 AM

Sunday June 16 at 9:00pm - Endeavour - The murder of a schoolgirl brings Endeavour back to Oxford. When he refuses to accept that the main suspect is guilty, Endeavour must uncover the truth and rescue the victim before it's too late.

Monday June 17 at 10:00pm - POV - "Roll Red Roll" goes behind the headlines of the assault of a teenage girl by members of a high school football team, uncovering the deep-seated and social media-fueled "boys will be boys" culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America.

Tuesday June 18 at 9:00pm - The Lavendar Scare - Learn the untold story of how tens of thousands of homosexual federal workers were either fired or denied employment in the 1950s, stirring outrage in the gay community and starting an LGBTQ rights movement with an unlikely hero at the forefront.

Wednesday June 19 at 9:00pm - When Whales Walked: Journeys into Deep Time - Meet the ancient ancestors of four iconic creatures: crocodiles, birds, whales and elephants. Join top scientists on a global adventure as they follow clues from the fossil record and use 21st century technology to make exciting new discoveries.

Thursday June 20 at 10:00pm - 2019 Teacher Impact Awards - You can probably think of at least one teacher who made a lasting impression on your life. WITF is honoring those teachers who impact their students in a positive way. Join us as we travel to seven Pennsylvania counties and meet seven teachers who are passionate about what they do.

Friday June 21 at 9:00pm - American Masters - Trace the journey of one of the greatest choral music conductors in the world. With no formal training, Robert Shaw achieved early success in popular music and later became legendary for his interpretations of classical music's choral masterpieces.

Saturday June 22 at 9:30pm - 800 Words - George rapidly becomes the most unpopular new Aussie in town after calling Weld a 'dead end town' in his column. Shay and Arlo also feel the fallout from their father's faux pas at their new school.

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