Nature explains how every relationship between horse and rider relies on a few fundamental principles: understanding the animal, building trust, communication and working in unison at 7 p.m. Sunday.
During a chance encounter with a fellow passenger on a train, Miss Marple hears about a string of murders in a peaceful village town and decides to investigate further to track down the killer on Masterpiece Mystery at 8 p.m. Sunday.
A biography of America’s seventh president, Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil And The Presidency explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him at 8 p.m. Monday.
American Masters uncovers how John James Audubon, the man synonymous with the American wilderness and conservation, is the man who probably killed more birds than anyone else in history at 10 p.m. Monday.
NOVA investigates the furious scientific debate currently raging on what the newly discovered tiny and bizarre human fossil “Hobbit” bones represent at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
In a new investigation, Frontline goes behind closed doors at the White House, in Congress and the boardrooms of the giant health-care lobby to examine the political battles and costly compromises that defined Barack Obama’s endeavor at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The New Recruits is a documentary about a battalion of jet-setting business students armed with a radical plan to end global poverty: charge poor people for goods and services at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Chichago Island, Southeast Alaska, is Jurassic Park in real time. Bear Island explores its dense rainforests that hide more grizzlies per square mile than any other place on Earth, and its surrounding waters that erupt with herring and salmon who lure predatory humpback whales on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
For his 38th film, master documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman turns his unblinking eye on one of the world’s leading ballet companies, the Paris Opera Ballet on Great Performances at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Astronaut Sally Ride discusses science education on Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. on Friday.
Casual, cosmopolitan, techie, hippie, artistic are all words used to describe Downtown Austin are as diverse as the people, who live, work, play and develop here. Catch Best of Downtown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Juneteenth Jamboree is an annual glimpse at the notion of freedom and how African American emancipation manifests both in the past and today at 8 p.m. Thursday.
In a 60-minute program, Great Debate: Beyond Health Care Reform, will examine the changing landscape of health care in Texas and the opportunities to blend public, private, and community-based solutions to keep Texans healthier at 9 p.m. Thursday.
Canadian indie rock marvel Arcade Fire brings its powerful artistic melodrama to the Austin City Limits stage in celebration of its acclaimed second album, The Neon Bible at 9 p.m. Friday.
British songwriting legend, Nick Lowe, surveys his 30-plus year catalog with classics and new tunes for his Austin City Limits performance. Oscar-winning Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, aka the Swell Season, perform cuts from the soundtrack of their movie Once at 7 p.m. Saturday.