Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday presents “American Eagle”, an intimate portrait of America’s most recognizable aerial predator as photographed by three-time Emmy-winning cinematographer Neil Rettig.
A reserved curator responsible for the safe and secret storage of priceless paintings in London’s National Gallery soon finds it difficult to keep his low profile, as well as his secret, from the local villagers in ”Framed” on Masterpiece Contemporary at 8 p.m. Sunday.
Britain’s Royal Weddings at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Monday tells the intimate stories of Britain’s royal weddings, from the Queen Mother through to Princess Margaret, told from the point of view of people who were there.
Secrets of the Dead: Slave Ship Mutiny at 7 p.m. Tuesday tracks the efforts of archaeologists, historians and slave descendents to discover the full story of what happened when the Meermin set sail from Madagascar en route to South Africa.
Frontline at 8 p.m. Tuesday investigates the crash of Continental 3407 in Buffalo, NY, and discovers a dramatically changed airline industry, where regional carriers now account for half of the nation’s daily departures.
Long Distance Warrior at 9 p.m. Tuesday is a compelling film that presents a gripping case study of the kind of vision, determination, and calculated risk-taking it takes to spark real progress. It shows us how we got to the present by taking us back to the past, so we can follow the path of a man who saw the future, and then made it happen. It is, in essence, a classic American success story.
On Unforgettable: The Korean War at 10 p.m. Tuesday, veterans recount their memories of America in the late 1940s and early 1950s, when young men from all over the country were being shipped off to defend South Korea against the advancing Red Army in the north.
Nature at 7 p.m. Wednesday follows an in-depth investigation into the great divide between dogs and cats and just what draws us to these two polarizing pets on “Why We Love Cats and Dogs?”
Fly along with the monarchs butterflies, visiting the spectacular locations they call home and meeting the dangers they encounter along the way as Nova at 8 p.m. Wednesday explores their inspiring struggle for survival in “The Incredible Journey of Butterflies”.
Through A Dog’s Eyes at 9 p.m. Wednesday tells the story of dog trainer Jennifer Arnold, the service dogs she trains and the families whose lives they have changed.
Indie rock supergroup Monsters of Folk. performs songs from its self-titled debut album on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 p.m. Friday.
Jim Lehrer joins Evan Smith to talk about his career and his new book: Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The newest episodes of The Daytripper air back-to-back starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday with trips to Fort Worth, Huntsville, Goliad, Bastrop and Spicewood.
PBS Arts From New York at 8 p.m. Friday presents superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli as he takes on one of the biggest stages of his career for a concert in New York City’s famed Central Park with the New York Philharmonic.
Get ideas for plants that make it through both drought and hard freezes on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday. On tour, visit a down-sized garden that packs a big punch.
My Music: 60s Pop, Rock & Soul at 7 p.m. Saturday includes pop sounds from Frat Rock to Surf Pop, the British Beats to the Breakthrough Bands, Motown, Soul and Pop classics — with many artists and groups appearing for the first time on the “My Music” stage.