Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday travels to the Scottish island of Mull to look at its golden and white-tailed eagles that have strongholds on the island.
Masterpiece Classic at 8 p.m. Sunday presents Dickens’ “The Old Curiosity Shop,” that follows Nell Trent and her shop-owner grandfather as they suffer tragic misfortunes that ultimately leads to the loss of their beloved shop.
We Shall Remain at 8 p.m. Monday reveals the life of Chiricahua Apache medicine man Geronimo, one of the few who resisted acceptance of the white man’s civilization until the end.
In its final episode of the series, Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People at 9:30 p.m. Monday looks at the future for the mountain’s ecosystem and what is being done to protect it.
Nova at 7 p.m. Tuesday gives a definitive look at how pioneers deciphered the intricate system of hieroglyphs developed by the Mayans.
Frontline at 8 p.m. Tuesday presents a unique hidden camera look at the world of sexual slavery, talking with traffickers and victims, and exposing the government indifference that allows this to continue virtually unchecked.
Sixty years after the horrors of WWII, surviving Kamikaze pilots reveal how they were forced to pay for an empire’s pride with their lives in Independent Lens at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Through interviews and rare footage, Most Honorable Son at 10 p.m. Tuesday recounts the journey of Ben Kuroki, the first Japanese-American war hero, through his time in the U.S. Army Air Corps in WWII.
Secrets of the Dead at 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday examines the dramatic dogfight between an American and a Japanese fighter pilot in the summer of 1942, and how they both survived despite serious injuries.
In its first episode, WW II Behind Closed Doors at 8 p.m. Wednesday gives a history of Stalin that he kept secret: his offer to help Hitler before he became allied with Churchill and Roosevelt.
Named as “one of the genuine lights in rock music” by Billboard, Alejandro Escovedo performs songs from “The Boxing Mirror,” in Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 11 p.m. Friday.
Lily Tomlin discusses here career on Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Student Docubloggers abound on Docubloggers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Luling High School students share a story of immigration in their town, and Texas State students cover different sides of the Cesar Chavez march in San Antonio.
One of the most influential and inspirational artists of the modern era, Ani DiFranco, performs songs from her most recent album “Red Letter Year” in Philadelphia in Live from the Artists Den at 9 p.m. Thursday.
Acclaimed tunesmiths Lyle Lovett and his friends John Hiatt, Guy Clark and Joe Ely pool their talents in this songwriters special episode of Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.