Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday takes a look at intrepid researchers and cameramen tracking skunks day and night uncovering how they hunt, forage, mate and raise baby skunks.
Masterpiece Classic 8 p.m. Sunday features “Wuthering Heights.” In part two, Heathcliff returns to Wuthering Heights as a rich man after a long and mysterious absence.
Egalite for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution at 9 p.m. Sunday looks at the formation of the world’s first Black republic.
American Experience at 8 p.m. Monday focuses on Robert Oppenheimer, whose life and legacy are inextricably linked to America’s most famous top-secret initiative — the Manhattan Project.
Every year, 100 million monarch butterflies set off on an incredible journey across North America. Nova at 7 p.m. Tuesday flies along with the monarchs, visiting the spectacular locations they call home and meeting the dangers they encounter along the way.
KLRU’s In Context at 8 p.m. Tuesday brings the opera to viewers with amazing high definition camera work. In this production of the classic fairy tale by Austin Lyric Opera, Cinderella is transported to the magical land of 1930′s Hollywood musicals. One thing hasn’t changed, though – and that’s the timeless beauty of Gioachino Rossini’s transcendent score.
Make Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America at 7 p.m. Wednesday focuses on wiseguys and smart-alecks including W.C. Fields and Larry David.
French/Spanish singer/songwriter and international star Manu Chao showcases politically charged, danceable rock ‘n’ roll from his album La Radiolina on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 11 p.m. Friday.
Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday features former Texas Comptroller John Sharp talking about the future of his political career.
Docubloggers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday takes a look at Austin’s Trouble Puppet Theatre.
Downtown at 8 p.m. Thursday focuses on some of Austin’s most iconic independent businesses.
In Context at 8:30 p.m. Thursday focuses on the creative process with interviews with artists.
Frontline/World at 9 p.m. Friday explores the odyssey of several dozen men from their homes in rural China to years of detention in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
British songwriting legend Nick Lowe surveys his 30-plus year catalog with classics and new tunes on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday. Oscar-winning Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, aka the Swell Season, also perform.