On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of August 4, 2019

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Aug 2, 2019 10:05 AM

Sunday August 4 at 8:00pm - The Doctor Blake Mysteries - Doctor Lucien Blake is drawn into the new world of TV when contestants of a successful TV Quiz Show start dying.

Monday August 5 at 10:00pm - POV - "The Distant Barking of Dogs" follows the life of 10-year-old Oleg and the gradual erosion of his innocence beneath the pressures of the ongoing war in Eastern Ukraine.

Tuesday August 6 at 9:00pm - American Experience - "Woodstock: Three Days that Changed a Generation" celebrates the 50th anniversary of the concert that became a touchstone for a generation. The film brings the three-day concert to life through the voices of those who were present at what became the defining moment of the counterculture revolution.

Wednesday August 7 at 10:00pm - To Catch a Comet - Watch this compelling documentary that details the complexities and challenges of the 10-year, four-million-mile journey of the European Space Agency's spacecraft Rosetta as it chased down and landed on a comet in a history-making feat.

Thursday August 8 at 10:00pm - Doc Martin - Martin stops practicing the week before his hearing, but patients continue to solicit his advice. An American tourist asks Mrs. Tishell for help, and Penhale commissions a bust of himself. Guest star Sigourney Weaver (Alien; Gorillas In the Mist).

Friday August 9 at 9:00pm - Great Performances - Enjoy the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic's annual concert from Schonbrunn Palace with guest conductor Gustavo Dudamel and famed pianist Yuja Wang performing pieces including Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" and Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever."

Saturday August 10 at 9:30pm - Shakespeare & Hathaway - When a dead rat makes an unwelcome appearance on Hiverna restaurant's menu on their most important evening, head chef Len Tekler is beyond furious - someone is trying to stop him winning Arden Restaurant of the Year and he wants to know who. He calls in in Frank and Lu, but they're unable to crack the case before the saboteur strikes again.

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