Highlights Nov. 16 to Nov. 22

Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday hosts a special on the continent’s most recognizable aerial predator, the bald eagle, and provides an intimate portrait of their lives in the wild.

Oliver Dimsdale stars as Louis Trevelyan, a handsome man of high principles and deep insecurities, in part two of Anthony Trollope’s “He Knew He Was Right” on Masterpiece Theatre at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Masterpiece Contemporary at 9:30 p.m. Sunday tells the surprising story of Mary Whitehouse and her David-and-Goliath type struggle with the BBC in the 60s in “Filth.”

American Experience at 8 p.m. Monday sheds light on John and Abigail Adams and the tumultuous times through which they lived.

Independent Lens at 10 p.m. Monday gives viewers an intimate look at war through the eyes of the first women in U.S. history sent into direct ground combat, despite a policy that bans them from doing so.

Nova at 7 p.m. Tuesday breaks exciting new ground in investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites, the evolution of their belief in one God and the creation of the Bible.

Independent Lens at 9 p.m. Tuesday follows the journey of three teens from the Swinomish Tribe who have been asked to make a film about the threat their people face from two local oil refineries.

True Whisperers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers at 10 p.m. Tuesday explores the personal and heartfelt story of the men who were recruited to devise an unbreakable code during combat against the Japanese.

Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann debuts with tunes from her latest album and folk rockers Iron & Wine showcase their acclaimed The Sheperd’s Dog CD on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 11 p.m. Friday.

Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday speaks with Susan Orlean, author of best-selling novel The Orchid Thief and writer of perceptive magazine profiles, a cookbook for dogs and now a children’s book called Lazy Little Loafers.

Docubloggers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday gears up for Thanksgiving with a profile of UT’s mascot just in time for the big game.

Downtown at 8 p.m. Thursday takes a look at some of Austin’s most iconic independent businesses.

Soundstage at 9 p.m. Thursday delivers a high energy, rousing performance of Bon Jovi’s new album, Lost Highway.

Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday brings Gnarls Barkley’s eccentric hip-hop and R&B sounds to the stage followed by psychedelic worldbeat electronica from Thievery Corporation’s new album, Radio Retaliation.