The Monterey Bay Aquarium is recognized as one of the most significant and spectacular aquariums in the world. Go behind the scenes on Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Miss Marple’s old friend is found murdered and, when she receives a list of names sent by the victim before his death, Miss Marple seeks justice on Masterpiece Mystery! at 8 p.m. Sunday.
History Detectives investigate a Civil War soldier’s letter, fabric from an aircraft that could be linked to Charles Lindbergh and Igor Sikorsky, and a 1950s comic book Negro Romance at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s, yet the “killing fields” of Cambodia have remained largely unexplained. POV: Enemies of the People at 9 p.m. Tuesday, features shocking testimony, never before seen or heard, from the foot soldiers and from Pol Pot’s right-hand man.
The creative minds behind Unforgiven, A Perfect World, and 3:10 to Yuma discuss creating westerns with resonance during On Story: Austin Film Festival at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday
More accomplished masters of disguise than any chameleon, Cuttlefish have an incredible ability to morph their skin color — even their shape — to blend into most any background. Nova gets up close and personal with these bizarre and amazing animals on Kings of Camouflage at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Jean-Michel Cousteau travels to the high Arctic to discover why some beluga whale groups are thriving and others are disappearing on this episode of Ocean Adventures: Sea Ghosts at 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Great voices and songs combine with Rosanne Cash and Brandi Carlile on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday. Cash presents tunes from her C&W tribute album The List, and Brandi Carlile follows with genre-spanning tunes from Give Up the Ghost.
Join Evan Smith as he chats with Federal judge Diane Wood on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday.
In Sky Island at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the enchanting landscape of Northern New Mexico and our place within it, with climate change effects already dramatically altering the desert and alpine ecosystems.
Great Performances “Jackie Evancho: Dream with Me” Thursday at 8 p.m. features the solo concert debut of the 10-year-old girl with the extraordinary soprano voice.
Meet Central Texas Gardener author Cheryl Hazeltine for lessons she’s learned on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday. On tour, visit a garden makeover designed with innovation on a budget.
Hard-rocking roots music storytellers Drive-By Truckers hit the Austin City Limits stage in support of their album Brighter Than Creation’s Dark, and dusty Texas troubadour Ryan Bingham follows with tunes from his latest record, Mescalito at 7 p.m. Saturday.