Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday examines the confrontation between Ernest Thompson Seton and a sought-after wolf that captured the essence of the vanishing wilderness as well as the establishment of the National Parks system and Boy Scouts of America movement.
Swedish detective Kurt Wallander investigates questionable events preceding an old friend informing him of his father’s possible death on Masterpiece Mystery! 8 p.m. Sunday.
KLRU presents the three-part series God In American on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. each night. Part one at 8 p.m. Monday titled “A New Adam/A New Eden” spotlights the establishment of America’s distinctive religious landscape in the midst of European migration as well as the derivation of newly founded religious freedoms. Part two at 8 p.m. Tuesday presents “A Nation Reborn/A New Light”, which explores the infusion of slavery and religion during the Civil War era as well as a split occurring between liberal and conservative religious attitudes in the 19th century. Part three at 8 p.m. Wednesday, “Soul of a Nation/Of God and Caesar”, takes a closer look at the post-World War II infusion of religion and democratic ideals endorsed by prominent individuals such as Billy Graham and Martin Luther King, Jr. as well as present-day religious conflicts regarding relevant political and social issues.
Go behind the scenes of one of the world’s best-known buildings to explore the restoration and conservation programs of Greece’s Parthenon as well as the mystery behind the creation of such an architectural masterpiece on Nova: Secrets of the Parthenon at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Celtic Pilgrimage with John O’Donohue, at 10 p.m. Tuesday presents the distinct characteristics of western Irish landscapes through an enlightening tour of ancient monuments and personal histories infused with insight, humor, and great imagery of the sacred European landscape.
Michael Feinstein examines the influence of popular music on boosting patriotic spirits during the era the World War II on Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Austin locals Spoon rock the Austin City Limits stage as they perform tracks off their newest album “Transference” at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday.
Clips of memorable episodes and behind the scenes stories of each are recollected on the Best of Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Appropriately named the “Live Music Capital of the World”, the essence of Austin’s thriving local music scene is captured through exploring venues such as Vulcan Gas Co., the Armadillo World Headquarters, and more on the Best of “Downtown” Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
The timeline of a Pennsylvania homicide is revisited in the help in the fight to end domestic violence on Telling Amy’s Story at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Explore the rich culture of southern Spain through its diverse cuisine, history, and natural wonders on Rick Steves’ Europe at 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 7 p.m. Saturday.