Director’s Picks - What Does Our Director of Television Programming Watch?
If you’re the director of TV programming for WCVE PBS and WHTJ PBS, you get to preview a LOT of programs. A LOT of programs. And, if you’re the director of TV programming for WCVE PBS and WHTJ PBS, those programs are really, really good. So what do you watch in your personal time? Probably the best of the best, right?
We asked Janet Campbell, our Director of TV Programming, to tell us what she plans to watch next week, and she came up with what she thinks will be the 3 best programs of next week’s television line-up:
(1) Sunday, June 26 at 9:00 PM: Masterpiece Mystery “Poirot X: The Clock” Poirot is asked to assist in a murder investigation to determine if a young woman is responsible for the crime. But mounting complications in the case, including multiple frozen clocks, lead the detective to suspect an international political cover-up. Click to watch a preview:
(2) Tuesday, June 28 at 8:00 PM: Virginia Home Grown Looking forward to what Richard and Amy have for this episode:
- Organic CSA. Host Richard Nunnally visits Adam Bresa of Fertile Crescent Farm to learn about organic Community Supported Agriculture.
- Native Plants. There are many benefits to growing native plants in your garden. Amy Barton Williams chats with Doug Coleman, Director of the Wintergreen Nature Foundation about the Foundation's collaboration with Wintergreen Resort to preserve ancient and native plants throughout the property.
(3) Thursday, June 30 at 9:00 PM Keeping Score “Mahler: Legacy” Michael Tilson Thomas examines Gustav Mahler’s creative growth – from the 1890s to his death at the age of 51 on May 18, 1911 – including his symphonies, the Ruckert songs and Das Lied von der Erde. Click for some behind-the-scenes footage:
What do you think of Janet’s picks?