Go behind the scenes of arguably the best-known and most mysterious relic of prehistory and explore important clues in the landscape surrounding the unexplained circle of stones in southern England’s Salisbury Plain on Nova: Secrets of Stonehenge at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday presents “Revealing the Leopard”, an accumulation of evidence that puts together a psychological profile of the extraordinarily cunning cat that stands as the most widespread predator of their size on land.
Christopher Eccleston portrays the legendary icon in the drama “Lennon Naked,” focusing on the turbulent period of change in John Lennon’s professional and personal life, following the unexpected death of Beatles manager Brian Epstein on Masterpiece Contemporary at 8 p.m. Sunday.
30 years after his death, musical legend John Lennon still speaks to millions of people as an American artist through the story of his search of freedom in 1971 New York City with Yoko Ono and their commitment to peace and political activism as American Masters Presents: Lennon NYC at 8 p.m. Monday.
Leslie Woodhead ventures to Russia to meet the Soviet Beatles generation and to discover how the Beatles inspired a revolution that helped to destroy the communist system in How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin at 10 p.m. Monday.
Nova at 7 p.m. Tuesday presents “Quest for Solomon’s Mines”, an investigation of the illuminated legend King Solomon that reveals the source of the great wealth that powered the first mighty Biblical kingdoms.
Frontline at 8 p.m. Tuesday gains access to the ICU of one of New York’s biggest hospitals to examine the complicated reality of today’s modern, medicalized death and offers an unusually intimate portrait of patients facing the prospect of dying in ways that they might never have wanted or imagined.
Deep in the Appalachian mountains of eastern Kentucky, Beverly May and Terry Ratliff find themselves at the center of a contentious community battle over a proposed mountaintop removal coalmine on Independent Lens Presents: Deep Down at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Independent Lens at 10 p.m. Tuesday presents Power Paths, a documentary that follows a grassroots coalition determined to transform their reservation’s economy to green energy, preserving their land for future generations.
National Geographic follows President Obama’s chief White House photographer Pete Souza behind-the-scenes for a chance to see what it’s like to cover the most powerful man in the world on President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside The Oval Office at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Experience the New York Philharmonic’s gala all-star salute to a true Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim on his 80th birthday on Great Performances at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Grammy-winning soul singer John Legend performs a set of 70s soul covers and originals backed by innovative hip-hop collective The Roots on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Food writer Amanda Hesser discusses her career on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday.
In back-to-back episodes of Daytripper starting at 7:30 p.m., Chet travels to Brenham, Natural Bridges, Canyon Lake, Beaumont and Lockhart.
The 13th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor goes to… Tina Fey! The comedian/ writer is toasted and roasted by an A-list class of comedic talent on Tina Fey: The Mark twain Prize at 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Classics were recreated and relived as iconic singer-songwriters Carole King and James Taylor reunited in 2007 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Los Angeles club The Troubador on Friday at 9 p.m.
Loreena McKennitt journeys to the sources of her musical and spiritual roots in Canada, Ireland, Morocco, and Spain to perform tracks off her albums on Loreena McKennitt: No Journey’s End at 10:30 p.m. Friday.
David Foster joins superstar Andrea Bocelli for a new Christmas concert of holiday classics as they share the stage to present an elegant collection of seasonal favorites on Great Performances at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Hosted by Penelope Keith, More Funny Ladies of British Comedy at 9 p.m. Saturday celebrates many of the great women of British comedy by showcasing clips of their funniest moments.
Award winning psychiatrist and bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen gives viewers 10 steps to have a better brain and a better body on Change Your Brain, Change Your Body at 10 p.m. Saturday.