In October 2010 the legendary musical Les Miserables celebrated its 25th birthday. To mark the occasion, the show’s producer Cameron Mackintosh staged an extraordinary one-off concert at the O2 Arena in London. This concert airs at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Suze Orman’s Money Class provides powerful, timely and often surprising advice for saving and investing, building a career, planning for retirement and more 10 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Popular artists from the ’50s and ’60s perform at the Malt Shop Memories Concert 7 p.m. Monday.
Country pop legends unite to perform their biggest and most-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s on Country Pop Legends 9 p.m. Monday.
Dr. Joel Fuhman offers a plan for shedding weight quickly and regaining strength and energy on 3 Steps to Incredible Health! 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin, presents a comprehensive collection of rare performances by legendary R&B performers of the 1960s-70s on Aretha Franklin Presents: Soul Rewind 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
In 1961 more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives, their safety, and their freedom for simply traveling together on buses and trains through the Deep South. Freedom Riders: Behind the Scenes 10:30 p.m. Tuesday tells the harrowing but ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever.
With extraordinary footage and interviews with researchers, Echo: An Elephant to Remember takes a look back at the elephant matriarch who was the subject of many Nature films and led a carefully studied herd of elephants in Africa 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Each week, retirees from Georgetown, TX, give heartfelt thank-yous to soldiers reporting for duty at Fort Hood. Operation Appreciation at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday follows the volunteers as they collect baked goods made by people in the community to distribute at the Army base.
Peter, Paul and Mary: Carry It On: A Musical Legacy 7 p.m. Thursday features rare archival performances by the Greenwich Village trio who embodied the nation’s cultural and political ethos during the 1960s.
Folk legend John Sebastian remembers the very best of the folk years on John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind 9 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Sunday.
Jeff Bridges has created original and memorable characters in notable films since he burst onto the silver screen in 1971. American Masters profiles the actor on Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Jeff Beck and his special guests play tribute to the legendary Les Paul 10:30 p.m. on Friday. Backed by the Imelda May band, with special guests Brian Setzer, Gary U.S. Bonds & Trombone Shorty.
Meet 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.
Austin City Limits Season Preview at 7 p.m. Saturday gives Austin viewers a sneak peek at the new episodes of the legendary music program, which begin airing in October.
The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special 10:30 p.m. Saturday brings back the original stars that defined the history of comedy for 23 years on the Ed Sullivan Comedy Show. The special includes classic bits from Jack Benny, Bob Hope, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers, Alan King, Jack Paar, and many more.