Schedule Highlights

Highlights April 14 to April 20

Posted on Wed, 4/10

Valerie tries to help a mother come to terms with her son's birth defect; the Turners organize a measles vaccination trial at the clinic on Call the Midwife at 7 p.m. Sunday.

In war-torn France, ex-convict Jean Valjean and seamstress Fantine must decide their futures on Masterpiece Les Misérables at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Cassie and Sunny go searching for Hayley's family; a detective who was originally on the case has his own thoughts on what happened on Masterpiece Unforgotten at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Rumors of a goldmine spread suspicion through the settlement; Farlow and Redwick resort to espionage to get the better of Jocelyn on Jamestown at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Spanish flu reaches Downton, and desperate Thomas looks for a way to re-establish himself. Ethel faces a dilemma when the Bryants return with a heartbreaking proposition on Downton Abbey at 11 p.m. Sunday.

U.S. Marine veteran Elizabeth Perez attempts to reunite her family after the deportation of her husband to Mexico on Frontline Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore at 8 p.m. Monday.

Outspoken media mogul Joseph Pulitzer creates two best-selling newspapers, and he champions the importance of a free press in a democracy on American Masters Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People at 9 p.m. Monday.

DJ and music producer Questlove, talk show host Dr. Phil and journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault learn about tales of bondage in their family histories on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The United States emerges from Civil War and slavery on Reconstruction: America After the Civil War at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Television producer, actor, comic and writer Larry Wilmore discusses comedy in front of and behind the camera on On Story at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor performs songs spanning his 50-year career; from Pennsylvania's Sellersville Theater on Livingston Taylor Live From Sellersville Theater: Songs and Stories at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The lives and histories of flightless birds such as ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries and kiwis on Nature Big Birds Can’t Fly at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

A new version of the biblical flood story includes instructions for assembling an ark on NOVA Secrets of Noah’s Ark at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

A look at how the telescope was invented, from Galileo to Edwin Hubble, and how the invention reaches the universe 13 billion light-years out on Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World The Telescope at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Concert series taped 300 feet underground at Cumberland Caverns in Tennessee on Bluegrass Underground Kathy Mattea at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile performs on Austin City Limits at 11 p.m. Wednesday & 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Author Brené Brown discusses Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts., as well as her TEDx Houston talk on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Host Hari Sreenivasan explores topics such as technology, scientific discovery and innovation on SciTech Now at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The art of chocolate making in Interlaken, Switzerland; making duck schnitzel in Texas Hill Country; traditional Hangi feast in Whakatane, New Zealand; making gin in Montreal; bulgogi, a classic Korean beef dish on Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Food Around the World at 8 p.m. Thursday.

A visit to the Rio Grande Valley includes traditional cow head barbacoa, border birding and the site of the first battle of the Mexican-American War on The Daytripper Brownsville, TX at 8:30 p.m. Thursday & 9:38 p.m. Saturday.

Barnaby and Jones investigate when the appearance of a headless horseman foreshadows a number of deaths on Midsomer Murders The Dark Rider at 9 p.m. Thursday.

A new musical director for the bell-ringers of St. Mary's leads to discord, disharmony and the blood-curdling sound of murder on Father Brown The Passing Bell at 10:37 p.m. Thursday.

A Caddo tribal elder and his apprentice direct the construction of a traditional grass house at their ancestral homeland in East Texas on Koo-Hoot Kiwat: The Caddo Grass House at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Deconstructing the week leading up to the death of Jesus of Nazareth and the factors that resulted in his crucifixion on Jesus: Countdown to Calvary at 8 p.m. Friday.

Photographer Garry Winogrand makes a name for himself in the 1950s with his street photography, capturing candid shots of ordinary people on American Masters Garry Winogrand at 9 p.m. Friday.

Texan Kacey Musgraves performs songs from her album Golden Hour; roots rocker Lukas Nelson and his band play songs from their self-titled album Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Father Brown must intervene when it appears that a dark spirit has murderous intent on Father Brown The Whistle in the Dark at 8 p.m. Saturday.

With Louisa gone sailing, Martin is left to look after James; Al and Morwenna organize an event to save the pub on Doc Martin Farewell My Lovely at 8:48 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights April 7 to April 13

Posted on Wed, 4/3

Lucille helps elderly hoarder Clarice Millgrove who is struggling to keep her independence; Violet puts herself forward in the upcoming elections on Call the Midwife at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Faced with conflicting explanations of her husband's past and a startling revelation about his work, Alison finds herself questioning everything she thought she knew on Masterpiece Mrs. Wilson at 8 p.m. Sunday.

When a woman's remains are found near a motorway, multiple men fall under suspicion, as the woman was missing for a long time on Masterpiece Unforgotten at 9 p.m. Sunday.

A tribe invades the town, giving Jocelyn a chance to advance Samuel's career; Alice and Silas's future is thrown into jeopardy on Jamestown at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Bates is taken aback when Vera threatens to expose old secrets which could bring down the Crawleys. Mary is the only one who can protect the family, but she pays a high price when she turns to Carlisle for help on Downton Abbey at 11 p.m. Sunday.

Three health care providers in northern New Mexico clinics care for anyone who walks in, regardless of whether they can pay on Independent Lens The Providers at 9 p.m. Monday.

Interviews and vintage performances of The Highwaymen -- the country music group that featured Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -- provide detail about life on the road and in the studio on American Masters The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End at 10:30 p.m. Monday.

Radio host Joe Madison; Henry Louis Gates Jr. learns about his own DNA story; Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings STEM Camp on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Following the end of the Civil War, former slaves and their allies forge new meanings of freedom and citizenship; the first black men take seats in the U.S. Congress, in Southern state governments and on juries on Reconstruction: America After the Civil War at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Director and actress Greta Gerwig talks about her theatrical beginnings and how she came to write and direct Lady Bird on On Story at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The life of Lakota activist and community organizer Madonna Thunder Hawk on Warrior Women at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Host David Attenborough explores the egg, how they are made and how they nurture new life on Nature The Egg: Life’s Perfect Invention at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Researchers investigate the ancient creation of nearly 900 giant statues, or moai, on Easter Island on NOVA Mystery of Easter Island at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Insight from the scientists and politicians who encouraged Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher to take action to fix the hole in the ozone layer on Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Revitalized classic funk from Lettuce on Bluegrass Underground Lettuce at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Miguel blends funk, rock, hip-hop and electronica with War & Leisure; Canadian singer Alessia Cara on Austin City Limits at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday & 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Investor Roger McNamee, author of Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe talks about the threat that he believes Facebook poses to society on Overheard With Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Host Hari Sreenivasan explores topics such as technology, scientific discovery and innovation on SciTech Now at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore; HONfest; the Treason Toting Co; historian Lou Fields talks about the revitalization of the Fell's Point docks; the Lethal Ladies step team on Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Baltimore, Maryland at 8 p.m. Thursday.

A look back on the first 100 episodes of The Daytripper on The Daytripper at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Barnaby and Jones investigate the death of a bird watcher on Midsomer Murders A Rare Bird at 9 p.m. Thursday & 9:39 p.m. Saturday.

Lady Felicia and Mrs. McCarthy are taken hostage when a midnight train robbery goes awry on Father Brown The Great Train Robbery at 10:37 p.m. Thursday.

The creation and completion of the West 7th Street Bridge in Fort Worth, Texas on Arc of Innovation at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Outspoken media mogul Joseph Pulitzer creates two best-selling newspapers, and he champions the importance of a free press in a democracy on American Masters Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People at 8 p.m. Friday.

Singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor performs songs spanning his 50-year career; from Pennsylvania's Sellersville Theater on Livingston Taylor Live From Sellersville Theater: Songs and Stories at 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile performs on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

A new musical director for the bell-ringers of St. Mary's leads to discord, disharmony and the blood-curdling sound of murder on Father Brown The Passing Bell at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Martin and Louisa look for a nursery suitable for James; Louisa entertains the idea of a career change; Mrs Tishell is shocked to find that Al has high blood pressure on Doc Martin Sons and Lovers at 8:49 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights March 31 to April 6

Posted on Wed, 3/27

Nonnatus House welcomes two new nuns; Valerie deals with a shocking case that arrives unexpectedly; the other midwives must handle a complicated multiple birth on Call the Midwife at 7 p.m. Sunday.

After his death, Alison learns there was more to her husband, Alec, than she realized; Alison tracks down Alec's former partner on Masterpiece Mrs. Wilson at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Farlow and Redwick look to send the women a powerful message as their disdain for their new female neighbors intensifies on Jamestown at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Downton has been turned into a convalescent home for wounded officers, and there is a lot to do; the arrival of the first patients has everyone scurrying on Downton Abbey at 11 p.m. Sunday.

The many sides of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams, including his relationships with his Mexican-American background, family, press and fans on American Masters Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived at 9 p.m. Monday.

Three boys who have a parent in prison struggle to identify themselves as they grow up in a society that offers little support to their families on Independent Lens Tre Maison Dasan at 10 p.m. Monday.

The family histories of director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, performance artist Marina Abramovic and painter Kehinde Wiley on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The Eye of the Beholder at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The enduring impact of gangster Al Capone on American culture, including how and why so many people are fascinated by his story on Al Capone: Icon at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon examine a 1989 case of five teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of a crime on The Central Park Five at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Scott Alexander talks about developing and writing The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story on On Story The People v. OJ Simpson: A Conversation With Scott Alexander at 11 p.m. Tuesday.

The regeneration and transformation of unmanaged forests of the Kalkalpen National Park in Austria, the largest wilderness area in the Alps on Nature Forest of the Lynx at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

High-action experiments and 3-D technology provide insight into how China's terracotta army was made on NOVA Emperor’s Ghost Army at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

A look into what took down the Egyptian Empire on Secrets of the Dead Egypt’s Darkest Hour at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Concert series taped 300 feet underground at Cumberland Caverns in Tennessee on Bluegrass Underground Rev Osagyefo Sekou at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Singer and actress Janelle Monae performs progressive rhythm and blues with songs from her album Dirty Computer on Austin City Limits at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday & 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Sean Spicer discusses his experience as White House Press Secretary and his book, The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President on Overheard With Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Host Hari Sreenivasan explores topics such as technology, scientific discovery and innovation on SciTech Now at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

A cruise along the Rhine River includes a stop at Freiburg, Germany; a workshop centers on restoration pieces for Strasbourg Cathedral in France; strolling through Petite France; Heidelberg Castle; Gutenberg Museum; Cologne Cathedral on Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Rhine River Cruise at 8 p.m. Thursday.

A drive through the Texas panhandle features a tour of a classic car museum, and roadside attractions, including a 190-foot cross, VW Slug Bug Ranch and a museum dedicated to barbed wire on The Daytripper Route 66 at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

After a nun is strangled Barnaby and Jones investigate the world of Midsomer Priory on Midsomer Murders A Sacred Trust at 9 p.m. Thursday & 9:39 p.m. Saturday.

Father Brown struggles to protect those closest to him when an old foe is unexpectedly released from prison on Father Brown The Jackdaw’s Revenge at 10:37 p.m. Thursday.

Earthrise relays the story of the first image captured of Earth from space in 1968, as told by Apollo 8 astronauts on POV Shorts Earthrise at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Interviews and vintage performances of The Highwaymen -- the country music group that featured Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -- provide detail about life on the road and in the studio on American Masters The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End at 8 p.m Friday.

An unconventional look at director Richard Linklater's independent filmmaking style that emerged in the late 1980s-1990s on American Masters Richard Linklater at 9 p.m. Friday.

Miguel blends funk, rock, hip-hop and electronica with War & Leisure; Canadian singer Alessia Cara on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Lady Felicia and Mrs. McCarthy are taken hostage when a midnight train robbery goes awry on Father Brown The Great Train Robbery at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Preparations for Janice and Penhale's wedding continue, sending Portwenn into a frenzy; Louisa and Martin are living together again on Doc Martin Mysterious Ways at 8:49 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights March 24 to March 30

Posted on Wed, 3/20

A look at the life of Prince Charles as he celebrates his 70th birthday, with interviews of those closest to him, including his sons Prince William and Prince Harry and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall on Prince Charles at 70 at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Based on the play by Mike Bartlett on King Charles III at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Three women set sail for the colony of Jamestown in 1619, but drama awaits along with the men they are duty bound to marry on Jamestown at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Catholic and Protestant women unite during Northern Ireland's civil war to ensure that human rights, equality and inclusion shape the Good Friday Agreement peace deal on Women, War & Peace Waving Goodbye to Dinosaurs at 8 p.m. Monday.

Three Egyptian women risk their lives as they fight for justice and freedom during the Arab Spring on Women, War & Peace Waving Goodbye to Dinosaurs at 9 p.m. Monday.

American heiress Anne Morgan pours her own fortune and fundraising efforts into rebuilding Picardy, a region in northern France devastated by World War I on Anne Morgan's War at 10 p.m. Monday.

John Krasinski and Rosamund Pike; Michael B. Jordan and Charlize Theron; Maggie Gyllenhaal and Regina King on Variety Studio: Actors on Actors at 11 p.m. Monday.

DNA detective work allow actresses Tea Leoni and Gaby Hoffmann to learn the identities and life stories of their biological ancestors on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

A woman's choice to embrace love, family and freedom forms the heart of the struggle for freedom in 1987 Palestine on Women, War & Peace Naila and the Uprising at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

An all-female police unit in Bangladesh embarks on a yearlong U.N. peacekeeping mission into earthquake-ravaged Haiti on Women, War & Peace A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Writer and producer Courtney Kemp Agboh on On Story at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Earl Charles Spencer gives a personal tour of Althorp, the childhood home of Princess Diana, where 19 generations of Spencers have lived for more than 500 years on Secrets of Althorp -- The Spencers at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A cheetah mothers her five newborn cubs on her own, protecting them and teaching them how to hunt on the African plains on Nature The Cheetah Children at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

A re-engineering of Greenwich armor to get a sense of what it was like to be a knight and how the armor was manufactured in medieval times on NOVA Secrets of the Shining Knight at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Archaeological evidence suggests that the legend of King Arthur began in a 5th-century trading village following the departure of the Romans on Secrets of the Dead King Arthur's Lost Kingdom at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Celebrating 32 years together, Georgia's hard rock/Southern rockers Drivin' n' Cryin' perform on Live at the Charleston Music Hall Drivin' n' Cryin' at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Singer-songwriter Norah Jones performs songs from Day Breaks; indie folk singer-songwriter Angel Olsen's set includes songs from My Woman on Austin City Limits at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday & 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Author Sandra Cisneros explores the working class through her novels, short stories, essays and poems on Overheard With Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Host Hari Sreenivasan explores topics such as technology, scientific discovery and innovation on SciTech Now at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Exploring Lake Taupo by kayak; hiking Huka Falls; cooking in hot geo-thermal pools in Te Puia; the Waimangu Volcanic Valley's active volcano; the national kiwi bird; the history and community of the marae on Samantha Brown's Places to Love Central North Island, New Zealand at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Alleged grave of Jesse James; trappist-style cheesemaker; sandy beach in town; fish tacos on The Daytripper Granbury, TX at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The body of a missing tax inspector is found floating in the cider vat at Midsomer Abbas spring fair, just as Barnaby and Jones are sampling the local cider on Midsomer Murders The Night of the Stag at 9 p.m. Thursday & 9:55 p.m. Saturday.

Father Brown attempts to overturn a miscarriage of justice while rehearsing for the Kembleford Christmas pantomime on Father Brown The Tree of Truth at 10:40 p.m. Thursday.

Decibel is a News magazine amplifying stories and issues important to Austin on Decibel Race: A Tales of Two Austins at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Donmar Warehouse and director Phyllida Lloyd present an all-female production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, set in a women's prison on Great Performances Julius Caesar at 8 p.m. Friday.

Grammy Award-winner Sarah Jarosz performs on Live at the Charleston Music Hall Sarah Jarosz at 10 p.m. Friday.

Singer and actress Janelle Monae performs progressive rhythm and blues with songs from her album Dirty Computer on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Doctor Lucien Blake and Jean receive a harsh reminder that life isn't straightforward when they encounter three murders, two weddings and a funeral on The Doctor Blake Mysteries at 8 p.m. Saturday.

In snowy Sweden, a talented ex-FBI profiler works with the police and her own autistic daughter to unravel the strange motives of a vicious killer on Modus at 11:35 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights March 17 to March 23

Posted on Wed, 3/13

Family, friends and colleagues recount the private life and public legacy of singer John Denver on John Denver: Country Boy at 7 p.m. Sunday.

A celebration of all aspects of Downton Abbey -- the cast, writing and locations -- with clips from all six seasons, interviews and never-before-seen footage on I Miss Downton Abbey! at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

Neil Diamond returns to the legendary Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in August 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Hot August Night collection on Neil Diamond: Hot August Night III at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Two siblings excavate their deceased grandmother's house in New Jersey, exploring what life remains in objects that are left behind on POV 306 Hollywood at 8 p.m. Monday.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Nina Totenberg about her 25 years on the U.S. Supreme Court and her book My Own Words on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Conversation at 10 p.m. Monday & 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Melissa McCarthy and Lupita Nyong'o; Timothée Chalamet and Emma Stone; Emily Blunt and Hugh Jackman discuss their work with host Andrew Wallenstein on Variety Studio: Actors on Actors at 11 p.m. Monday.

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, activist Janet Mock and filmmaker Ava DuVernay, learn new details about their ancestors on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The five-year war crimes trial and ultimate conviction of Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic, for masterminding the genocide of 7,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica on Frontline The Trial of Ratko Mladic at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Screenwriter Eric Heisserer talks about Arrival, working with director Denis Villeneuve and the challenges of writing a sci-fi story about love and loss on On Story Script to Screen: Arrival at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

A look into the real British Secret Service on Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Wildlife filmmaker Charlie Hamilton James captures the behavior of three river otter orphans in Wisconsin on Nature Charlie and the Curious Otters at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Newly established wildlife corridors offer hope to endangered species around the world on NOVA Wild Ways at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Modern consumer technology enabled terrorists to coordinate and plan bombings in Mumbai in 2008 on Secrets of the Dead Mumbai Massacre at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Oklahoma native Parker Millsap performs on Live at the Charleston Music Hall Parker Millsap at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Dan Auerbach showcases his second solo work, Waiting on a Song; Texas country soul from Shinyribs on Austin City Limits at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday & 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Timothy Shriver, chairman of Special Olympics, reflects on what he has learned from the athletes and talks about a school reform organization that focuses on social and emotional learning on Overheard With Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Host Hari Sreenivasan explores topics such as technology, scientific discovery and innovation on SciTech Now at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The American College of the Building Arts; the old tradition of rice harvesting; a traditional gourmet dinner at Revival; a tour of the haunted Old City Jail in Charleston, S.C.; the Gullah tradition of sweetgrass basket weaving on Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Charleston, South Carolina at 8 p.m. Thursday.

A tour of Boerne, Texas, includes Fickle Pickles and milkshakes at a vintage drive-in; exploring an underground cave; hiking through a nature center along Cibolo Creek; shooting club on The Daytripper Boerne, TX at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The body of a farmer is found in the middle of a stone circle and suspicion leads to a group of druids on Midsomer Murders The Sleeper Under the Hill at 9 p.m. Thursday & 9:50 p.m. Saturday.

Father Brown suspects an ulterior motive when his old adversary Flambeau is incarcerated for murder on Father Brown The Penitent Man at 10:39 p.m. Thursday & 8 p.m. Saturday.

Decibel is a News magazine amplifying stories and issues important to Austin on Decibel Aging in Austin at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The life of Swedish dramatic soprano Birgit Nilsson, best known for her performances in operas by Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss and Giacomo Puccini on Great Performances Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own at 8 p.m. Friday.

Singer-songwriter Norah Jones performs songs from Day Breaks; indie folk singer-songwriter Angel Olsen's set includes songs from My Woman on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Blake deals with his past as he investigates the death of a policeman as well as the reappearance of an old nemesis on The Doctor Blake Mysteries Hear the Angels Sing at 8:50 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights March 10 to March 16

Posted on Wed, 3/6

Celtic Woman performs old and new songs at Johnstown Castle in County Wexford, Ireland on Celtic Woman: Ancient Land at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Full performances of Nat King Cole singing his greatest hits and most cherished songs, including Unforgettable, When I Fall in Love and Stardust on Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs (My Music) at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Rick Steves outlines essential skills for European travel, from planning the itinerary to avoiding crowds, and provides information on transportation and finding hotels and restaurants on Rick Steves’ European Travel Tips and Tricks at 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bob Ross completes his Home in the Valley painting; how Bob Ross' image, voice and catchphrases have become part of pop culture on The Best of the Joy of Painting: Special Edition at 7 p.m. Monday.

Family, friends and colleagues recount the private life and public legacy of singer John Denver on John Denver: Country Boy at 8 p.m. Monday.

Small, doable actions that can lead to a more fulfilled, happy and successful life; with Angela Santomero on The Power of Radical Kindness With Angela Santomero at 9:30 p.m. Monday & 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers recall their favorite moments from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the series on Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan reveal behind-the-scenes stories about the making of The National Parks: America's Best Idea on Ken Burns: The National Parks at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A man, his family and a group of volunteers journey across Uganda and the Nile River to relocate a herd of the world's rarest giraffes on Nature Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The unique and personal story of Koko the gorilla and researcher Penny Patterson, who taught Koko sign language and believes that she is living proof of the emotional capabilities of gorillas on Koko -- The Gorilla Who Talks at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Dr. Robynne Chutkan explains how to take control of gastrointestinal wellness, starting with the basics of digestive health to where things may be going wrong and how that impacts the rest of the body on Gutbliss With Dr. Robynee Chutkan at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Vocalist and pianist Sheléa performs a wide range of songs, including a Whitney Houston medley, a tribute to Aretha Franklin, "Make Me Rainbows", "Love Fell on Me" and "Somewhere"; with David Foster and Greg Phillinganes on Quincy Jones Presents Sheléa at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Miranda Esmonde-White explains the importance of the connective tissue surrounding muscles, nerves, cells, bones and organs on Aging Backwards 2: Connective Tissue Revealed With Miranda Esmonde-White at 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

A celebration of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's work features performances by James Taylor, Graham Nash, Chaka Khan, Norah Jones, Emmylou Harris, Seal and Rufus Wainwright on Great Performances Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Bette Midler hosts a musical tribute to Hal David, who dominated the music charts of the 1960s and early 1970s with classics including "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" and "What the World Needs Now Is Love" on What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David at 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Josh Groban performs a selection of classic songs and fan favorites from the past 20 years, as well as music from his album Bridges; with special guests Idina Menzel and Jennifer Nettles on Josh Groban BRIDGES: In Concert From Madison Square Garden at 7 p.m. Saturday.

The 25th anniversary of documentary series The Civil War includes video clips and interviews with Ken Burns, Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires and others on Ken Burns: The Civil War at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

The biology behind why aging takes place, how it happens and how to navigate a path toward the best possible health and an increased health span on Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years at 10 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights March 3 to March 9

Posted on Wed, 2/27

The reputations of Albert and Palmerston are tested; Victoria must decide where to put her allegiance on Masterpiece Victoria at 7 p.m. Sunday.

The world is watching the Great Exhibitions, and the royal couple on Masterpiece Victoria at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Family, friends and colleagues recount the private life and public legacy of singer John Denver on John Denver: Country Boy at 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

Rick Steves outlines essential skills for European travel, from planning the itinerary to avoiding crowds, and provides information on transportation and finding hotels and restaurants on Rick Steves’ European Travel Tips and Tricks at 11 p.m. Sunday.

Josh Groban performs a selection of classic songs and fan favorites from the past 20 years, as well as music from his album Bridges; with special guests Idina Menzel and Jennifer Nettles on Josh Groban BRIDGES: In Concert From Madison Square Garden at 8 p.m. Monday & 7 p.m. Saturday.

The singer and producer performs some of the biggest hits by Styx at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx at 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Actress Brooklyn Decker discusses Grace and Frankie, her fashion startup and balancing work with motherhood on Overheard with Evan Smith at 11 p.m. Monday.

The life and work of Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and literary scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Henry Louis gates, Jr. -- Uncovering America at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The life and career of actor Dick Van Dyke features clips from his various performances as well as interviews with the cast of The Dick Van Dyke Show and others on Dick Van Dyke: A Celebration at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The son of guitarist Tommy Tedesco pays tribute to his late father and a core group of studio musicians who played on some of the biggest hits of the 1960s and '70s, including California Girls and Mrs. Robinson on The Wrecking Crew at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday & 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The unique and personal story of Koko the gorilla and researcher Penny Patterson, who taught Koko sign language and believes that she is living proof of the emotional capabilities of gorillas on Koko -- The Gorilla Who Talks at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan reveal behind-the-scenes stories about the making of The National Parks: America's Best Idea on Ken Burns: The National Parks at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

A behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of Austin City Limits, the longest running music show in television history on A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday & 9 p.m. Friday.

Led by their mother, two newborn polar bear cubs leave their den for the first time to make the dangerous voyage to the sea to feed, facing Arctic foxes, bears, extreme weather, snowdrifts and ice cracks along the way on Nature Snow Bears at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Vocalist and pianist Sheléa performs a wide range of songs, including a Whitney Houston medley, a tribute to Aretha Franklin, Make Me Rainbows, Love Fell on Me and Somewhere; with David Foster and Greg Phillinganes on Quincy Jones Presents Sheléa at 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

A celebration of Andrea Bocelli's 60th birthday features well-known arias and music from his album, Si; special guests include Dua Lipa, Aida Garifullina and Bocelli's son, Matteo on Great Performances Andrea Bocelli at 60 at 7:30 p.m. Friday

Bob Ross completes his "Home in the Valley" painting; how Bob Ross' image, voice and catchphrases have become part of pop culture on The Best of the Joy of Painting: Special Edition at 11 p.m. Friday.

Neil Diamond returns to the legendary Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in August 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Hot August Night collection on Neil Diamond: Hot August Night III at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Jeff Lynne performs Electric Light Orchestra's hits in front of 50,000 people at Hyde Park in London on Jeff Lynne’s ELO Live at Hyde Park at 10 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights February 24 to March 2

Posted on Wed, 2/20

Bad timing for the Georgian ball at the palace, as private pictures of the royal family become public on Masterpiece Victoria at 7 p.m. Sunday.

The reputations of Albert and Palmerston are tested; Victoria must decide where to put her allegiance on Masterpiece Victoria at 8 p.m. Sunday.

It is the annual Portwenn versus Port Carran race and Morwenna needs to find a replacement rower on Doc Martin Blade on the Feather at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Awaiting his hearing, Martin has not been able to practice, but this does not stop patients from asking for medical advice on Doc Martin All My Trials at 9:57 p.m. Sunday.

Cora makes a discovery that could throw the inheritance issue into chaos; Under pressure from her aunt, Lady Rosamund Painswick, Mary keeps Matthew waiting for an answer to his proposal on Downton Abbey at 11 p.m. Sunday.

Raised in segregated Mississippi, country performer Charley Pride proves artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice on American Masters Charley Pride at 9 p.m. Monday.

How the success of live streaming entertainment has affected China's youth on Independent Lens People’s Republic of Desire at 10 p.m. Monday.

The family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actresses Laura Linney and Chloë Sevigny on Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis gates, Jr. at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The entwined stories of assassin James Earl Ray and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on American Experience Roads to Memphis at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

After decades in institutions, a schizophrenic man faces violence and death after he is ordered by the court to live on his own on Frontline Right to Fail at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The Decibel team dispels mental illness myths and looks at programs and people making mental health a priority in Central Texas on Decibel Mental Health at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Art and stories bring alive the royal pleasure palace of Hampton Court on Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Global changes affect the wilderness of the Yosemite Valley in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California on Nature Yosemite at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Discoveries about human origins and how humans have survived climate change and geological catastrophe on NOVA Great Human Odyssey at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The five members of Sister Hazel, together for more than 20 years, take the stage on Live at the Charleston Music Hall Sister Hazel at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

British singer Robert Plant performs new songs and classics from Led Zeppelin on Austin City Limits at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Mexican-American rock musician Alejandro Escovedo discusses his career, including the album The Crossing on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Host Hari Sreenivasan explores topics such as technology, scientific discovery and innovation on SciTech Now at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

A kayak tour in Everglades National Park; Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens; local craft cocktails; tracking dolphins; photographer Clyde Butcher on Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Naples and Paradise Coast of Florida at 8 p.m. Thursday.

The settlement where Stephen F. Austin laid the foundation for modern Texas; a local meat market offers more than a dozen types of sausage; a baker who lives in a stone castle; blacksmithing on The Daytripper Bellville, TX at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Jones goes undercover at the base of a new-age cult called The Oblong Foundation after a young female member goes missing on Midsomer Murders The Oblong Murders at 9 p.m. & 9:43 p.m. Thursday.

A woman arranges the death of her former lover, and Father Brown is blamed for the murder on Father Brown The Eagle and the Daw at 10:39 p.m. Thursday.

Celtic Woman performs old and new songs at Johnstown Castle in County Wexford, Ireland on Celtic Woman: Ancient Land at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

For 40 years, singer and activist Holly Near works on global social justice coalition-building in the women's and lesbian movements on American Masters Holly Near at 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Performing together for the first time since 1973, the original Santana band performs live at the House of Blues in Las Vegas; songs include classics such as Black Magic Woman and new songs from their album Santana IV on Santana IV at 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers recall their favorite moments from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the series on Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Bette Midler hosts a musical tribute to Hal David, who dominated the music charts of the 1960s and early 1970s with classics including Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head and What the World Needs Now Is Love on What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David at 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Woody Guthrie All Star Tribute at the Hollywood Bowl in 1970 features performances by Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Country Joe McDonald, Odetta, Richie Havens, Ramblin' Jack Elliott and others on Woody Guthrie All Star tribute Concert -- 1970 at 10 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights February 17 to February 23

Posted on Wed, 2/13

The royal household visit the Palmerston estate in Ireland following an assassination attempt on Masterpiece Victoria at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Bad timing for the Georgian ball at the palace, as private pictures of the royal family become public on Masterpiece Victoria at 8 p.m. Sunday.

A profile of Princess Margaret, whose life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution in 20th century Britain, redefining the image of the modern princess on Margaret: The Rebel Princess at 9 p.m. Sunday & 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Penhale organizes a police open house but the turnout is not what he expected; James goes through a biting phase on Doc Martin at 10 p.m. Sunday.

As he grows into his role as heir, Matthew brings out the rivalry between sisters Mary and Edith; servants Thomas and O'Brien scheme against Bates on Downton Abbey at 11 p.m. Sunday.

The life of author and activist Maya Angelou, with comments from Oprah Winfrey, Common, Bill and Hillary Clinton and others on American Masters Maya Angelou at 8 p.m. Monday.

Filmmaker Bing Liu tries to understand why he and his two friends ran away from home when they were younger on POV Minding the Gap at 10 p.m. Monday.

Comics Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman learn how their families enabled their success, and they each find out about an unexpected DNA cousin on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. No Laughing Matter at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Never-before-seen photographs and interviews with Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Lewis and others provide insight into Sammy Davis Jr.'s talent and journey for identity in Hollywood on American Masters Sammy Davis, Jr. at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Filmmakers talk about the timelessness of Jane Austen characters on On Story Deconstructing Jane Austen at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The varied activity, both human and natural, that occurs on the slopes of active volcanoes on Nature Living Volcanoes at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Assessing the risk of a potential eruption of an ancient supervolcano under the Italian city of Naples on NOVA The Next Pompeii at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The life and legend of the Roman emperor Nero, including what history may have gotten wrong on Secrets of the Dead The Nero Files at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Toad the Wet Sprocket's earlier songs reveal the band's depth on Live at the Charleston Music Hall Toad the Wet Sprocket at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran on Austin City Limits at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday & 10:30 p.m. Friday.

A live fundraising event hosted by The Daytripper’s Chet Garner in KLRU’s Studio 6A on The Daytripper-thon Live! at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The National Videogame Museum; headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys; traditional cowboy breakfast; cutting-edge sushi on The Daytripper Frisco, TX at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

When a young woman is found dressed like a bride and drowned in a bath, it triggers several wedding-themed murders in Great Worthy on Midsomer Murders Echoes of the Dead at 9:05 p.m. Thursday & 9:47 p.m. Saturday.

When a local writer is murdered, Father Brown must delve into her infamous novel for inspiration on Father Brown The Hand of Lucia at 10:43 p.m. Thursday & 8 p.m. Saturday.

Amplifying stories and issues important to Austin on Decibel Aging in Austin at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Raised in segregated Mississippi, country performer Charley Pride proves artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice on American Masters Charley Pride at 8 p.m. Friday.

Brad Paisley performs an outdoor concert at West Virginia University on Brad Paisely -- Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special at 9 p.m. Friday.

Toad the Wet Sprocket's earlier songs reveal the band's depth on Live at the Charleston Music Hall Toad the Wet Sprocket at 10 p.m. Friday.

British singer Robert Plant performs new songs and classics from Led Zeppelin on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Blake looks into the death of a farmer and a mysterious case of arson, while an unexpected party puts his future with Jean into jeopardy on The Doctor Blake Mysteries A Good Drop at 8:47 p.m. Saturday.

Highlights February 10 to February 16

Posted on Wed, 2/6

Victoria faces the impact of cholera after Albert leaves for Cambridge on Masterpiece Victoria at 7 p.m. Sunday.

The royal household visit the Palmerston estate in Ireland following an assassination attempt on Masterpiece Victoria at 8 p.m. Sunday.

A profile of Princess Margaret, whose life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution in 20th-century Britain, redefining the image of the modern princess on Margaret: The Rebel Princess at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Martin and Louisa are desperate to stop James' biting, so the try Mel's suggestion of amber beads on Doc Martin From the Mouths of Babes at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Mary's three suitors include a Turkish diplomat; the former life of Carson, the butler, is revealed on Downton Abbey at 11 p.m. Sunday.

Director RaMell Ross looks at the lives of black men over a five-year period on Independent Lens Hale County This Morning, This Evening at 9 p.m. Monday.

The impact of theologian Howard Thurman's writings on the Civil Rights Movement on Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story at 10 p.m. Monday.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) explore their diverse family histories on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Roots in Politics at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The U.S. Navy's SEALAB, a pressurized underwater habitat complete with science labs and living quarters for divers, helps advance deep sea diving and rescue on American Experience Sealab at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

A pediatrician is accused of abusing Native American boys on various reservations for more than a decade on Frontline Predator on the Reservation at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Writer and executive producer Michael Green discusses American Gods on On Story Script to Screen: American Gods at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

A profile of Princess Margaret, whose life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution in 20th-century Britain, redefining the image of the modern princess on Margaret: The Rebel Princess at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Traveling from Norway to Newfoundland just as seafarers did in A.D. 1,000 to get a sense of how the Vikings lived in the Americas; narrator Ewan McGregor on Nature Wild Way of the Vikings at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Private companies develop new ways to allow for more human activity in space; NASA builds a rocket that goes far beyond Earth on NOVA Rise of the Rockets at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Idi Amin builds a powerful dictatorship in Uganda, ruling for eight years until strategic blunders bring him down on The Dictator’s Playbook Idi Amin at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Black soldiers from Illinois fight for the U.S. under the French during World War I, but are denied civil rights upon their return home on Fighting on Both Fronts: The Story of the 370th at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Highlights from the Americana Music Awards presentation from the Americana Music Festival in Nashville, TN on ACL Presents: Americana 17th Annual Honors at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday & 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez discusses some of his work, including Sin City, Spy Kids and Alita: Battle Angel on Overheard With Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Host Hari Sreenivasan explores topics such as technology, scientific discovery and innovation on SciTech Now at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

A cruise along the Rhine River includes a stop at Freiburg, Germany; a workshop centers on restoration pieces for Strasbourg Cathedral in France; strolling through Petite France; Heidelberg Castle; Gutenberg Museum; Cologne Cathedral on Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Rhine River Cruise at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Exploring the legacy of Vice President John Nance Garner in Uvalde, Texas; South Texas sweetbread gorditas; driving World War II U.S. Army tanks on The Daytripper Uvalde, TX at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

When a social services investigator is found dead in a river, Barnaby finds that a number of suspects have had run-ins with the investigator on Midsomer Murders Dark Secrets at 9 p.m. Thursday & 9:49 p.m. Saturday.

Father Brown is drawn into the shady world of boxing when a local fighter is found dead in suspicious circumstances on Father Brown The Chedworth Cyclone at 10:36 p.m. Thursday & 8 p.m. Saturday.

The affordability challenges facing Austin musicians and artists and some unique solutions on Decibel Affordability for Musicians & Artists In Austin at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Recognizing actors, films and filmmakers whose work appeals to those with a grownup state of mind on Great Performances Movies for Grownups Awards With AARP the Magazine at 8 p.m. Friday.

Academy Award-winning actor Gregory Peck describes his career from early theater roles to films such as To Kill a Mockingbird, The Guns of Navarone and MacArthur on Hollywood Idols Gregory Peck: His Own Man at 10 p.m. Friday.

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

A housebound Blake tries his best to investigate the death of the school principal’s daughter at her debutante ball on The Doctor Blake Mysteries First Dance at 8:48 p.m. Saturday.