Nature at 6 pm Sunday captures footage of hummingbirds in the wild combined with high-tech presentations of their remarkable abilities to help us understand their world as we never have before.
In Finding Your Roots at 7 pm Sunday, two African American politicians from different generations and opposite backgrounds are introduced to their ancestors whom neither of them know much about.
In what may be the climatic case of his career, Sherlock faces Moriarty’s diabolical plot to “get Sherlock,” which begins innocently enough when the criminal mastermind breaks into the Crown Jewels on Masterpiece Mystery! at 8 pm Sunday.
How do American hosts entertain a monarch who has visited nearly every country on earth and dined with 10 U.S. presidents over the course of her 55-year reign? Monarchy: The Royal Family At Work presents part one of “The State Visit” at 8 pm Monday and part two at 9pm, which gives a behind the scenes look at what it takes to plan and execute an official visit from the queen.
The War of 1812 at 7 pm Tuesday explores this significant event from divergent points of view. Leading historians, battle re-enactors and historic images help bring this defining conflict to life.
On Story: The Austin Film Festival Presents at 10 pm Tuesday features a discussion on suspenseful storytelling with the creative minds behind The Usual Suspects, The Silence of The Lambs, The Big Easy and Lethal Weapon. Following at 10:30 pm, reflecting the real world in film is discussed by the creative minds behind Jarhead, The Company Men, Cast Away and Falling Down.
Eight families with transgender and gender non-conforming children ranging in ages from 5 to 25 share their stories on In the Life “Becoming Me” at 10:30 pm Tuesday. Part of KLRU’s LGBT Pride Month programming
Nature at 7 pm Wednesday presents the conclusion of “Moment of Impact”. Using the latest technologies, HD camera lenses and computer graphics, this two-part series takes us inside the animal to present an innovative and revolutionary look at the bio-engineering of “how animals work.”
NOVA at 8 pm Wednesday provides a forensic view of crucial events seen from all angles to reveal what really happened on Flight 447 before it disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean in 2009.
Austin City Limits at 10 pm Wednesday and 10 pm Friday presents great American music with the Steve Miller Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits. The PHJB presents classic New Orleans jazz with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Jim James of My Morning Jacket.
Deepak Chopra shares his message about the relationships between physical, emotional, social, spiritual and mental wellness on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday.
Juneteenth Jamboree at 7:30 pm Thursday celebrates African-American culture in Central Texas. Visit the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center and its director/curator Bernadette Phifer. Meet Janel Jefferson, an artist who gets some of her old-school ideas from eBay. Enjoy a performance of the Black National Anthem that blends the voices of both the young (The Isaac Sisters) and the old (The Relatives). Funmi Ogunro hosts.
Singer/songwriter Elle Kings performs on Arts In Context at 8 pm Thursday.
Independent Lens at 9 pm Thursday presents “We Were Here”. The program reflects upon the San Francisco community — hippies, drag queens, lesbians, moms and dads, doctors and nurses – that came together in the early 1980s when the nation’s leaders looked the other way and built an unprecedented system of love, care, and compassion in the wake of AIDS.
Operatic pop group Il Divo perform their hits and new material at an intimate concert in the beautiful surroundings of the London Coliseum at 9 pm Friday on Il Divo: Live in London.
Dramatize the drought-tough garden with structural texture paired with soft, flowering plants on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday. On tour, visit a garden that combines both.
Great voices and songs combine with Rosanne Cash and Brandi Carlile on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday. Cash presents tunes from her C&W tribute album The List. Brandi Carlile follows with genre-spanning tunes from Give Up the Ghost.
On Masterpiece Mystery! Presents: Poirot X at 8 pm Saturday, David Suchet (Henry VIII, The Way We Live Now) stars as suave Belgian super sleuth Hercule Poirot in this mystery based on the novels by Agatha Christie. In this episode, the famous Belgian detective is called upon to investigate a crime on the Orient Express and find the culprit.