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This Week on WOSU TV- July 13-19
Masterpiece Mystery: EndeavorÂ continues on Sunday evening followed by ViciousÂ at 10:30pm. Â If you haven’t had the chance to check out Vicious, I encourage you to do so. Â In this week’s episode Â AshÂ is confused about his career so Freddie suggests going into acting. But when Ash lands an acting role after only one audition, Freddie becomes distraught.
On Tuesday the Time ScannersÂ go to Petra in Jordan. Â You may remember the iconic desert city from the Indiana Jones movie franchise. Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of 3D laser-scanning experts to the ancient city to uncover its construction secrets. Â We’ll get the chance to see the full architectural wonder of this lost city.Â Time Scanners: PetraÂ airs Tuesday evening at 8pm.
NatureÂ takes a break for a few weeks so we can bring you the new 4 part series, My Wild Affair. Â This is a great series for anyone who loves animals. Â My Wild Affair capturesÂ the stories of love and the incredible bonds between humans and their wild animal companions. In this first episodeÂ Daphne Sheldrick fostersÂ Aisha, a baby elephant orphan. Their bond is so intense that when Daphne leaves Aisha with a babysitter for a few days to attend her daughter’s wedding, Aisha believes she has lost Daphne for good and refuses to eat. Â This is a must see program, it all begins Wednesday night at 8pm.
We wrap up the week on Friday night arts with a profile of Judy Garland. Â Judy Garland had one of the most photographed faces ever to come out of Hollywood, not to mention that glorious voice. Â She was magic, almost mythical but she had her problems, to be sure. Â “American Masters” Judy Garland: By MyselfÂ gains special access to the MGM library, including Â screen tests and rehearsal footage giving Judy the chance to tell her own story. Â “American Masters” Judy Garland: By Myself airs Friday night at 9pm.