Veteran filmmaker Simon King takes on the role of mother to two cheetah cubs, Toki and Sambu, orphaned when their mother was killed by a lion on Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday.
While visiting an old friend, Miss Marple (Julia McKenzie) discovers that there may be new evidence concerning the notorious Blue Geranium murder case on Masterpiece Mystery! at 8 p.m. Sunday.
History Detectives at 8 p.m. Monday investigates the history of a hand-drawn map, taken from the body of a Japanese soldier during the World War II battle of Iwo Jima.
Wall: A World Divided at 8 p.m. Monday tells the history of the Berlin Wall with a focus on world leaders and every day people.
Nova at 7 p.m. Tuesday exposes the hidden world of high-tech, 21st-century eavesdropping carried out by the National Security Agency.
Frontline/World at 8 p.m. Tuesday investigates “The Play Pump,” which promised to use a merry-go-round and the power of children to help meet the dire need for fresh water in southern Africa.
In “The Beaches of Agnes,” award-winning French filmmaker Agnes Varda uses film clips, old photos and reenactments to revisit her Belgian youth, association with the French New Wave, marriage to director Jacques Demy on P.O.V. at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
The fifth “inning” of Ken Burns’s film Baseball at 8 p.m. Wednesday looks at baseball’s desperate attempts to survive the Great Depression and Babe Ruth’s fading career, while a new generation of stars, including Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, is on the rise.
Sarah McLachlan graces the Austin City Limits stage at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday in support of her greatest hits set, Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan. Plus, British rising star Duffy follows with grooving pop soul.
Augie Garrido has more wins than any other baseball coach in NCAA history, taking his players to the College World Series twelve times and leading five national championship teams. Garrido discusses his career on Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Weaving fascinating commentary with entertaining piano performances, From Gershwin to Garland: A Musical Journey at 8 p.m. Thursday provides viewers with an opportunity to gain new understanding of – and renewed appreciation for – the great American composers and singers of the past.
Gnarls Barkley brings its eccentric hip-hop and R&B sounds to Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday. Thievery Corporation follows with psychedelic worldbeat electronica from its new album, Radio Retaliation.