Highlights 12/21 to 12/27

Heidi 4 Paws at 6 p.m. Sunday re-tells the children’s classic story of Heidi, but with a difference: dogs play all of the characters.

Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday displays breathtaking sites as it journeys through “A Christmas in Yellowstone.”

Jane embarks upon a career as a governess and takes residency at Thornfield Hall, where she and Rochester become instantly attracted to each other in Masterpiece Theater at 8 p.m. Sunday.

The University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minn., internationally renowned for its music excellence, shares its annual holiday concert in St. Thomas Christmas at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Life a House Built: The 25th Anniversary at 8 p.m. Monday tells the extraordinary story of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carters’ 25-year involvement with Habitat for Humanity.

Great Performances at 9 p.m. Monday looks at San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker, one of the most popular and enduring ballets the all over the world.

Nova at 7 p.m. Tuesday covers historical recreations of great moments in low-temperature research in “The Conquest of the Cold” followed by “The Race for Absolute Zero.”

Independent Lens at 9 p.m. Tuesday looks at how the lives of aunt and cousin to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis set the stage for the “Grey Gardens” film and musical.

Legendary Grammy Award-winning singer songwriter Janis Ian performs 15 songs from her 40-year career in Janis Ian Live from Grand Center at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Christmas with the Morman Tabernacle Choir ft. The King’s Singers features some of the season’s most beloved songs in a Christmas celebration at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Christmas at Luther: Night of Glory, Dawn of Peace at 8 p.m. Wednesday captures the breathtaking music, glowing candlelight and robed choristers of Luther College.

L.A Holiday Celebration 2008 at 9 p.m. Wednesday highlights the six-hour Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration that took place in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center on Christmas Eve 2007.

England’s Bloc Party takes the stage with its politically charged, post-punk grooves and Austin’s electro rock duo Ghostland Observatory debuts with a kinetic performance in
Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 11 p.m. Friday.

Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday gets to know humorous writer Roy Blount, Jr.

Meet two nomadic artists as they present the story of the Orphan Train and explain how it relates to Texas history in Docubloggers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

In Context at 8:30 p.m. Thursday meets hatmaker Julia Mogwitz, musician Amy Cook and Michener’s Japanese prints at the Blanton.

Moody Blues at the Royal Albert Hall at 9 p.m. Thursday captures the musical group’s beloved status among fans in a concert taped live in 2000.

Wilco returns to the stage performing classics and cuts from its latest disk, Sky Blue Sky in Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.