On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of June 30, 2019

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jun 28, 2019 1:51 PM

Sunday June 30 at 8:00pm - The Doctor Blake Mysteries - When a travelling salesman dies in a car accident, police blame alcohol. Dr Blake concludes that the victim was not drunk and died before the crash of very unusual causes.

Monday July 1 at 10:00pm - POV - Three women pursue justice for Jennifer Laude, a Filipina transgender woman who was brutally murdered by a U.S. Marine. In galvanizing a political uprising, they take on hardened histories of U.S. imperialism.

Tuesday July 2 at 10:00pm - Frontline - See how one family's fight against the government invigorated armed militias and "Patriot" groups. Inside the Bundy family's standoffs over land in the West, and the groups aligned with them that have grown to levels not seen in decades.

Wednesday July 3 at 9:00pm - NOVA - Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.

Thursday July 4 at 8:00pm - A Capitol Fourth - Celebrate America's 243rd birthday with an Independence Day celebration for our entire nation. The country's longest-running July 4 national broadcast tradition returns from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Friday July 5 at 9:00pm - Ride Along the Lincoln Highway - Travel with Rick Sebak on America's first transcontinental highway and check out the changing landscape from Times Square to San Francisco. This road show incorporates culture, history, food, family, traditions and the changing way of the automobile.

Saturday July 6 at 10:15pm - Shakespeare & Hathaway - Old school magician, Lawrence Pross, is Accused of involuntary manslaughter when his volunteer is fatally trapped in his medieval iron maiden.  His daughter Maggie believes the act was sabotaged by Lawrence's nemesis Anton and enlists Frank and Lu to investigate. As Frank and Lu delve into a world of illusion and sleight of hand they meet surly stagehands and thorny travel agents, each with their own version of what happened on that fateful night.

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