Highlights 9/18 to 9/24

Herpetologist Romulus Whitaker gets up-close-and-personal with the biggest and deadliest crocodiles alive on Nature: Super Sized Crocs 7 p.m. Sunday.

Storm That Swept Mexico: Details looks at the social, political, historical and economic forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution 9 p.m. Monday.

Why is FDR on the guest list for a High Society Circus during the depths of the Depression? Find out the answer to this puzzle and more on History Detectives 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Since the Iraq war began, 18 Fort Carson soldiers have been charged with murder or manslaughter committed at home in America, and 36 have committed suicide. Frontline: The Wounded Platoon paints a poignant portrait of what happens when the horrors of war follow soldiers home 7 p.m. Tuesday.

POV: The Learning at 9 p.m. Tuesday tells the story of four Filipino women who leave their homes to teach in Baltimore. With higher salaries, the women hope to transform their families’ lives back home. But will the harsh realities of the Baltimore public school system shatter their dreams?

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic symphony orchestra perform live from the Lincoln Center for the opening night of their 2011-2012 season with celebrated soprano Deborah Voigt 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Not In Our Town: Light In The Darkness at 9 p.m. Wednesday follows Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri as he leads a diverse group of residents to confront the anti-immigrant bias in their town and repair the fabric of their torn community.

Austin City Limits presents Sonic Youth and the Black Keys 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Evan Smith chats with Julian Bond, a civil rights advocate whose history of activism stretches back to 1960, when he began leading sit-ins in Atlanta, 7 p.m. Thursday.

Known for its mysterious lights, colorful characters and tourism, Marfa, Texas, is fast becoming a thriving creative community. Arts in Context: The Light And The Land at 8 p.m. Thursday explores what made this far-west Texas town the desert destination it is today.

On this episode of The Austin Daytripper, Chet travels to Luling, Texas to sample some of Texas’s best Bar-B-Q and watermelon. Then, Chet visits Shiner’s famous brewery to wash it all down 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated tenors of his generation, looks back and reflects on his favorite roles from opera houses around the world on Great Performances: Placido Domingo: My Favorite Roles 8 p.m. Friday.

Meet some dear plants that survive in deer country on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday. On tour, a drought-tough garden got its cue from historic Italy.

Austin City Limits presents Lyle Lovett and Bob Schneider 7 p.m. Saturday.