WTTW Celebrates Women’s History Month in March 2017

With relevant content on WTTW11, WTTW Prime 11.2, WTTW World 11.3, and wttw.com

For immediate release
Chicago, IL - March 1, 2017

WTTW, one of the country’s premier public media organizations, marks Women’s History Month throughout March 2017 with a wide variety of on-air and digital content, including  dramas, history anthology series, documentaries, web features, quizzes, and other materials that illuminate the many and varied contributions of women in the past and present representing every field of endeavor, including entertainment, politics and governance, science, literature, art, business, activism, sports, and the military.

On a new section on wttw.com, Playlist, audiences will find a wide variety of relevant digital content, including stories and recaps related to Victoria on Masterpiece and Mercy Street; an interview with the producers of an American Masters profile of Maya Angelou (listed below); a lively talk with renowned chef Lidia Bastianich; several fun quizzes, including "Which of the Six Wives of Henry VIII Are You?"; and more, with new stories added daily.

Following are programs on WTTW 11.1 and WTTW 11.2 Prime (Comcast 370/RCN 37); a full list, including the many programs on WTTW WORLD 11.3, is available at wttw.com/womenshistorymonth.

WTTW 11.1

Victoria on Masterpiece (Season Finale)
Sunday, March 5, 8:00-9:00 pm

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise -- American Masters
Tuesday, March 14, 7:30-10:00 pm

Patsy Cline: American Masters
Thursday, March 16, 7:30-9:00 pm

To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters on Masterpiece
Sunday, March 26, 8:00-9:30 pm

Independent Lens: Ovarian Psycos
Monday, March 27, 10:00-11:00 pm

Raising Ms. President
Thursday, March 30, 10:30-11:30 pm

Women of ’69: Unboxed
Friday, March 31, 10:30-11:30 pm

WTTW Prime 11.2

Victoria on Masterpiece Marathon (Episodes 1-6 only)
Saturday, March 4, 3:00-10:00 pm

Makers: Women Who Make America
Saturdays, March 11 and 18, 7:00-10:00 pm

The Women’s List: American Masters
Saturday, March 11, 10:00-11:00 pm

The Powder and the Glory
Thursday, March 16, 8:30-10:00 pm

Rachel Carson: American Masters
Saturday, March 18, 10:00 pm-12:00 am

Queen & Country (4-part series)
Saturday, March 25, 7:00-11:00 pm

In Their Own Words: Queen Elizabeth II
Saturday, March 25, 11:00 pm-12:00 am

Anne of Green Gables (parts 1 and 2)
Thursday, March 30, 8:00-10:00 pm

About WTTW
WTTW is a premier public media organization committed to creating and presenting unique television and digital media content across four distinct television channels – WTTW11, WTTW Prime, WTTW Create/WTTW WORLD, and WTTW PBS Kids – and on wttw.com. Recognized for award-winning local and national productions such as Chicago Tonight, Check, Please!, and MEXICO – One Plate at a Time, WTTW presents the very best in public affairs, arts and culture, nature and science, history and documentary, and children’s programming. Visitors to wttw.com can access a full library of local and national video content for kids and adults, immersive web-exclusive stories and features, event and membership opportunities, and more. Connect with WTTW on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.


WTTW Contact

Julia Maish
Manager of Media Relations
(773) 509-5551