The murder of a small-time criminal leads Lewis and Hathaway to a prominent Oxford don-turned-celebrity atheist, who years earlier had been the intended target of a botched murder attempt on Masterpiece Mystery! Inspector Lewis: The Point of Vanishing at 8 p.m. Sunday.
History Detectives at 8 p.m. Monday tallies the facts on a 1940s Jackie Robinson All-Stars scorecard.
Guided by never-before-seen interviews with architect Samuel Mockbee, Citizen Architect at 8 p.m. Monday shows how a group of students use their creativity, ingenuity and compassion to craft homes for people in impoverished rural communities. This film is by Austin filmmaker Sam Douglas.
Nova at 7 p.m. Tuesday investigates the mysterious feathered dinosaurs that are challenging old ideas about the origin of bird flight.
For years it has been believed that the Black Death, which swept through Europe in the Middle Ages, was Bubonic Plague. Timewatch at 8 p.m. Tuesday examines powerful new research which suggests otherwise.
Scottish filmmaker Amy Hardie has built a career making science documentaries that reflect her rational temperament. When her dreams started coming true, she took her search for answers to neuroscience experts and others. POV’s The Edge of Dreaming at 9 p.m. Tuesday is an evocative, intimate chronicle of that fascinating investigation into the human subconscious.
Conductor Franz Welser-Most leads the Vienna Philharmonic in an atmospheric selection of audience favorites on Great Performances at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Frontline at 8 p.m. Wednesday takes a fresh look at how the New Orleans Police Department performed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Five years after hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Louisiana’s recovery is far from over. Washing Away at 9 p.m. Wednesday reveals the causes and consequences of coastal land lost through the eyes of six individuals living through it.
Astronaut and science advocate Sally Ride talks about her career and the future of science education on Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Internationally renowned cellist Bion Tsang and pianist Anton Nels perform selections from their CD collaboration Brahms Cello Sonatas and Four Hungarian Dances on InContext Presents at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Singer/composer/bass prodigy Esperanza Spalding debuts on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday with a mix of jazz, soul and Brazilian pop. Contemporary torch singer Madeleine Peyroux follows in support of her album Bare Bones.