Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday explores the diversity of wildlife and habitats of the Himalayas starring the mysterious snow leopard.
Based on William Boyd’s bestselling novel, Masterpiece Classic at 8 p.m. Sunday presents part one of “Any Human Heart”, a three-part series depicting the eventful life of a footloose writer in the tumultuous 20th century.
Part two of “Reagan: American Experience” at 8 p.m. Monday portrays the story of one of the most popular and controversial presidents of the century whose passionate ideologue preached a simple gospel of lower taxes, less government and anti-communism.
Pioneers of Television at 7 p.m. Tuesday presents “Late Night”, an exploration of the formative years of late-night television headlined by the stories of Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson.
Frontline at 8 p.m. Tuesday presents “A Daughter’s Death”, an investigation of the circumstances around the stunning death of soldier LaVena Johnson, uncovering hard truths about how the Army handled the death of one of its own.
“Simon Schama’s Rough Crossings” at 9 p.m. Tuesday chronicles the abolition of slavery from the plantations of Georgia through the Revolutionary War to Nova Scotia, Canada.
Haunted Texas: Peyton Colony at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday gives half hour visual exploration into the history of Peyton Colony, Texas in the Texas Hill Country that traces back the mysterious nature of certain events occurring today to the possibility of spirits remaining behind.
Nova ScienceNow at 7 p.m. Wednesday explores the possibilities affiliated with the question: Where did we come from?
Nova at 8 p.m. Wednesday provides a forensic view of crucial events seen from all angles to pieces together the events leading up to what really happened on Flight 447 that disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean without a trace.
Nova at 9 p.m. Wednesday investigates the collision of two Boeing 747 airliners on the runway at a tiny airport in the Canary Islands and pieces together the clues that led to a fatal take-off.
Alternative rockers Pearl Jam perform tracks from their latest album, Backspacer, as well as classic favorites on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday.
John Mackey, founder and CEO of Whole Foods, discusses his career on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Paseo Del Arte: Expanding The Riverwalk at 7:30 p.m. Thursday takes a look at the newest development to the Riverwalk – an expansion featuring art installations from local artists, a lock and dam system and flows right past the renovated Pearl Brewery and San Antonio Museum of Art.
Galveston Island at 8:30 p.m. Thursday relates the city’s history, culture and resiliency after Hurricane Ike.
Austin City Limits veterans and country music legends Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel join forces onstage in celebration of their collaborative LP, Willie and the Wheel at 7 p.m. Saturday.