On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of July 14, 2019

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Jul 5, 2019 10:15 AM

Sunday July 14 at 9:00pm - Grantchester - Sidney is swept up in the civil rights movement when Reverend Todd and his daughter arrive -- and a murder sees racial tensions spike. Sidney struggles to remember a victim's final words. Geordie investigates a slum connected to a deadly web of vice.

Monday July 15 at 10:00pm - POV - Combining documentary and scripted elements, this film follows several members of the close-knit community in Bisbee, Arizona, a former mining town, as they commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Bisbee Deportation, when 1,200 immigrant miners were violently taken from their homes by a deputized force, shipped to the desert on cattle cars and left to die.

Tuesday July 16 at 10:00pm - NOVA - Hear Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission to the moon, Apollo 8, pioneered groundbreaking technologies that would pave the way to land a man on the moon and win the space race.

Wednesday July 17 at 9:00pm - 8 Days: To the Moon and Back - Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning CGI to recreate the first moon landing.

Thursday July 18 at 9:00pm - Death in Paradise - In this first episode of a two-part special, a shadow is cast over a small fishing community in the village of Belle Mer when their festival queen 'Mama D'Mer' Tiana, is murdered.

Friday July 19 at 9:00pm - When We Were Apollo - When We Were Apollo is an intimate and personal look at the Apollo Space Program through the lives and experiences of some of its most inspiring behind-the-scenes figures: engineers, technicians, builders and contractors who spent the better part of a decade working to get us to the moon and back.

Saturday July 20 at 9:30pm - 800 Words - George throws himself into solving the mystery of the missing head of the Sir Frederick Weld statue. While involved in the mystery, he fails to notice Shay and Ike's artistic crimes escalating.

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