Kilauea, on Hawaii’s Big Island is the world’s most active volcano. Nature reveals what happens when lava pours into the ocean and creates new land at 7 p.m. Sunday.
A wave of crime has swept across England on Masterpiece Mystery at 8 p.m. Sunday. Foyle stumbles upon an international cover up that could reveal the darkest secrets of The War Office and bring down the British government.
Roads to Memphis: American Experience tells the fatefully entwined stories of assassin James Earl Ray, and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., against the backdrop of the turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their collision on Monday at 8 p.m.
American Stamps is a documentary about the designers and artists who create our postage stamps at 9:30 p.m. Monday.
Independent Lens “Lost Souls (Animas Perdidas)” explores national identity, the lives of immigrants and what happens after deportees are sent to a homeland they no longer consider home at 10 p.m. Monday.
When Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980, every living thing in the blast zone was buried beneath 300 feet of avalanche debris. Now NOVA is documenting the dramatic return of plant and animal life to the barren landscape, as well as, the interaction between geologic forces and the life surrounding the mountain at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Frontline follows the money to uncover how Wall Street and a new breed of for-profit universities are transforming the way we think about college in America at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
In 1975 rural Texas, a mayor’s daughter gets pregnant and decides to have her baby in secret and a hidden adoption. Twenty-three years later, the adopted child also has an unplanned baby out of wedlock. “Sunshine” tells the story of this second-generation single mother and her struggle with the idea of family on Independent Lens at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Secrets of the Dead: Japanese SuperSub investigates the startling story of Japan’s successful creation of a technological masterpiece—an aircraft carrier submarine that could blow up the Panama Canal, reach the U.S. mainland undetected, and unleash panic-inducing air attacks on American civilians at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Three masters of the concert stage — Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax — play Mendelssohn and more in the chamber setting of Lincoln Center’s living room on Live From Lincoln Center at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Paseo Del Arte at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday takes a look at the newest development to the Riverwalk that features art installations from local artists, a lock and dam systerm and flows right past the renovated Pearl Brewery and San Antonio Museum of Art.
Hard-rocking roots music storytellers Drive-By Truckers hit the Austin City Limits stage in support of their album Brighter Than Creation’s Dark. Dusty Texas troubadour Ryan Bingham follows with tunes from his latest record, Mescalito at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday.
Sportswriter Frank Deford talks about his career and the big news in the sports world with Texas Monthly Talks host Evan Smith 7 p.m. Thursday.
Downtown Austin is becoming one of the best places for the film industry. Follow a locations manager on the job for an inside look on Downtown. Next, experience the vision of the Second Street Retail District and Downtown’s Retail Renaissance from the Visionaries themselves at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Luciano Pavarotti was the rare artist who could easily bridge the divide between classical and popular music. Pavarotti – The Duets is a compilation of his most emotional and world-famous songs at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Marty Robbins – Seems Like Yesterday takes audiences back to a time of familiar music and nostalgic memories through full performances of Robbins’ most memorable and recognizable hits at 9 p.m. Thursday.
French and 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 7 p.m. Saturday.