Highlight 10/25 to 10/31

Nature Sunday at 7 p.m. features the returning saga of Cloud, the wild, white stallion finds us back in the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana.
A nation teeters on the brink of civil war in Masterpiece Contemporary on Sunday at 8 p.m in this real-life political thriller about the negotiations that led to the end of apartheid in South Africa.
For over four decades, this artist has been one of the most important and influential songwriters of our time, a figure whose body of work achieves greater depths of mystery and meaning as time goes on; see Leonard Cohen Live in London at 8 p.m. Monday.

Following up on Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, and Magnificent Mind At Any Age, Dr. Daniel Amen brings an exciting new special on brain health: How to use your brain to bring and keep more love in your life on Brain in Love With Dr. Daniel Amen Monday at 9:30 p.m.
Nova on Tuesday at 7 p.m. investigates an intense scientific debate has ignited around a quiet but extraordinary family living in rural Turkey—a family with five adults who walk on all fours.

Producer Ofra Bikel chronicles how the middle class is faring in this recession on Frontline at 8 p.m. Tuesday. From well-to-do bankers to struggling actors, each person has a story to tell about how they’re getting by in these turbulent times.
Independent Lens spotlights Azad, a young pickpocket in India, who pushes his limits only to get caught by the police 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Explore the facts and fictions behind the presidency of Herbert Hoover, including The Great Depression and its lasting impact on government 10 p.m. Tuesday on Herbert Hoover: Landslide

Botany of Desire tells the story of four everyday plants and the way they have domesticated humankind by fulfilling our desires even as we’ve fulfilled the plants’ desires Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Can art transcend paradigms? See for yourself on Art in the Twenty-First Century Wednesday at 9 p.m.

Austin City Limits on Wednesday at 10 p.m. and Friday at 9 p.m. features Andrew Bird followed by St. Vincent.

Francisco Cigarroa, a respected transplant and pediatric surgeon, became the 10th Chancellor of the UT System in February, overseeing one of the largest public university systems in the country. See him on Texas Monthly Talks 7 p.m. Thursday.

What role does public art play in our lives? How does it change the way we interact with our surroundings? Get the answers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Downtown

From light-hearted stories on self-defense and second careers to solid advice about money, health and Medicare, Retirement Revolution talks to experts who analyze the financial problems of retirement and demonstrate ways to richer, healthier retirement years Thursday at 8 p.m.

The contestants must work as three teams of three at a popular wine tasting bar during one of the busiest weekends in wine country on Winemakers at 9 p.m. Thursday

From the well-known landmarks to the completely obscure dives and hideaways, join host Chet Garner on The Austin Daytripper at 9:30 p.m. Thursday as he takes you on an adventure throughout Central Texas and then gets you back home before dark.

M. Ward graduates from guest spots to his own headline Austin City Limits performance Saturday at 7 p.m. Austin indie rock favorite Okkervil River follows.