July Highlights on WVIA-TV

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Working Class: Competition Drives Innovation! Why Science Matters

Thursday, July 12th, 8p

Nerds rule the world! Science classes and fun experiments teach students the problem-solving skills needed for high-demand, high-tech careers in Working Class: Competition Drives Innovation! Why Science Matters. The film features faculty and industry experts as well as students who prepare for future jobs by taking part in combative robot and international engineering/racing competitions.


The Tunnel: Vengance

Sundays 10:30pm July 1st thru August 5th

Elise and Karl take on a toxic and terrifying duo whose defining quality is an existential death wish. When the question posed by the couple; what is a life worth?; is directed at Karl, he's forced to confront an utterly impossible choice. 


A Capitol Fourth

Wednesday, July 4th 8pm & 9:30pm

Join host John Stamos for an all-star musical extravaganza celebrating our country's 242nd birthday, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.


Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from World War II

Thursday, July 5th 9pm

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII is a documentary focusing on the life stories of Jewish American World War II veterans. The film explores their unique experiences of being Jewish soldiers during a time of extreme Anti-Semitism both abroad, and in America. These men fought on enemy lines for their families, who were persecuted by the Nazis. Without them, many of us would not be here today. 


10 That Changed America

Tuesdays 8pm July 10th thru July 24th 

Host Geoffrey Baer takes viewers across the country to the legendary streets, monuments and man-made marvels that changed America. 


No Passport Required

Tuesdays 9pm, July 10th thru August 14th

Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture. 


Earth's Natural Wonders - Life At The Extremes

Wednesdays 8pm July 11th thru July 25th

Explore the most extraordinary places on the planet in this three-part series. Visit six continents to learn how these natural wonders evolved and hear rarely told stories about the challenges their inhabitants face. 


Kingdoms Of The Sky

Wednesdays, 9pm July 11th thru July 25th

A landmark three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC, these programs reveal the wildlife and remarkable people who make a home on the iconic mountain ranges of the world, in one program each on the Rockies, Andes and Himalayas.


The Kate

Thursday 9pm, July 12th thru August 16th

A national music series with artistic cred and a bit of edge, infused with the essence of the unabashed, spirited Katharine Hepburn. 


Ted Williams: American Masters

Monday, July 23rd 9pm

Discover the many sides of baseball great Ted Williams, including his complex relationships with his family, press and fans and his feelings about his Mexican-American background. Features Bob Costas, Wade Boggs, Roger Angell and Joey Votto. 

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