Highlights 10/17 to 10/23

Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday takes a look at memorable footage and stories of Echo, the remarkable elephant matriarch and subject of a carefully studied African herd that passed away last year.

Two seemingly unconnected cases lead Swedish detective Kurt Wallander to believe he is on the trail of a serial killer bent on revenge on Masterpiece Mystery! 8p.m. Sunday.

Magic Moments – The Best of 50’s Pop at 7 p.m. Monday presents live performances and archival footage of nostalgic hits from performers such as Perry Como, Debbie Reynolds, The McGuire Sisters and more.

The minds of London cab drivers are examined with regards to the impact of virtual reality in changing memories and dealing with pain on Brain Fitness Frontiers at 9 p.m. Monday.

Candidates from Texas State Board of Education answer community questions regarding Texas’ Permanent School Fund, curriculum & testing, textbooks & educational materials, and charter schools on Civic Summit: State Board of Education Candidates at 10:30 p.m. Monday.

KLRU presents a debate with the gubernatorial candidates of Texas at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Nova presents an investigation and exploration of ancient architecture to decipher how gothic cathedrals were first constructed at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Frontline at 9 p.m. Tuesday examines the controversial execution of Cameron Todd Willingham in light of new evidence that may reveal his potential innocence.

Independent Lens presents the documented lives of a group of Virginia parking lot attendants and their diverse personas in “The Parking Lot Movie” at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Michael Feinstein explores and presents musical renditions from the thriving Jazz Age era of the 1920s and 1930s on Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Nathan Lane presents a vast array of hit show tunes from some of Broadway’s most beloved musicals on In Performance at the White House at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Thursday.

Singer/songwriter Patty Griffin is joined by friends Emmylou Harris, Shawn Colvin and Mike Farris to perform popular gospel numbers as well as original songs on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday.

The first episode of Overheard with Evan Smith, the follow up series to Texas Monthly Talks, premiers Thursday at 7 p.m.

Discover how Austin’s music venues and bands thrive when the Live Music Capital of the World goes digital on Downtown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Austin Ghost Tours’ owner Jeanine Plumer explores ghost sightings in the old Freedman’s Colony outside of Blanco, Texas on the pilot episode of Haunted Texas at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Daytripper at 8:30 p.m. Thursday visits Brenham, Texas, to highlight the town’s quirky popular spots.

Austin rocker Alejandro Escovedo delivers tracks from his most recent LP Street Songs of Love on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday, followed by Trombone Shorty’s unique fusion of New Orleans-based jazz and funk rock.