Playlist TV Highlights
What to Watch in SeptemberLisa Tipton
August 31, 2022
A documentary from Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Sarah Botstein on The U.S. and the Holocaust, new mysteries, NOVA's look at Venice's gambits to survive rising sea levels, and a Frontline investigation as we head into midterm elections.
What to Watch in AugustLisa Tipton
July 28, 2022
Frontline's look at the invasion of Ukraine, a second season of a dark Scottish comedy, dives into two powerful families separated by an ocean and centuries, and a sweet look at a favorite show.
What to Watch in JulyDaniel Hautzinger
June 22, 2022
A new nature show exploring Americans' surprising relationships to the outdoors from a bestselling author, a look at the world of plants from Sir David Attenborough, new seasons of dramas and mysteries, and more.
What to Watch in JuneLisa Tipton
May 31, 2022
A new fish-out-of-water dramedy that might remind you of The Durrells in Corfu, a new season of a favorite mystery, an exciting cooking competition show, and more are on the docket for June.
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with WTTW in 2022Daniel Hautzinger
April 29, 2022
From an Olympic medal-winning, innovative swimmer and surfer to a terrifying outbreak of bubonic plague, tales from New Zealand and Samoa to the shameful chapter of Japanese American internment camps, there is a lot to learn, savor, and explore.
What to Watch in MayLisa Tipton
April 28, 2022
A new period drama set in 1960s London, a documentary about the stresses of high school and applying to elite colleges, and a new series on little-understood chapters of British history, plus more.
What to Watch in AprilLisa Tipton
March 31, 2022
Chicago stories covering everything from the birth of gospel to the ad executives behind the Pillsbury Doughboy and other icons to a Mexican American church that lost a disproportionate number of soldiers in the Vietnam War, and much more.
What to Watch in MarchLisa Tipton
February 28, 2022
An exciting Sunday night line-up featuring returning favorites and a new crime thriller, plus a celebration of twenty years of Midsomer Murders and a new set of profiles of fascinating Chicagoans from WTTW.
What to Watch in FebruaryLisa Tipton
February 1, 2022
Meet the entire family of penguins with a new Nature, explore American history, culture, and politics through the story of jeans, dive into a cold case of the civil rights era, and celebrate two engaging dramas this February.
What to Watch in DecemberLisa Tipton
November 30, 2021
Mary Berry is back with a holiday special, as are the nurses of Call the Midwife and the children of the Peanuts, plus we have a documentary focusing on Chicago, all in this holiday season as the year ends.
Celebrate the Holidays with WTTWDaniel Hautzinger
November 18, 2021
Believe it or not, we're nearing the end of 2021 and the beginning of the holiday season. We've got plenty of programming to get you in the holiday spirit—find it here.
Native American Heritage Month 2021 on WTTWDaniel Hautzinger
October 29, 2021
November is Native American Heritage Month. "Heritage" often implies looking towards the past, and while that does figure into the documentaries and series we're airing in honor of the month, present lives and growth are equally important.
What to Watch in NovemberLisa Tipton
October 27, 2021
A documentary for Native American Heritage Month, a sign of the holidays, a series exploring the wonders and mysteries of the universe, and more are on the docket for November.
What to Watch in OctoberLisa Tipton
September 29, 2021
Fall is here, which means several new seasons of favorite dramas as well as one new to WTTW, a profile of one of the few EGOT-winning performers, a series on veterans, and a new WTTW documentary about improv.
WTTW's 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month ProgrammingDaniel Hautzinger
September 14, 2021
Discover WTTW's programming celebrating this Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins September 15.
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