Into Deep Space: The Birth Of The Alma Observatory Sunday at 1:30 pm traces the engineering, construction, and scientific discoveries of the most powerful observatory on Earth – the ALMA telescope in the Chilean Andes.
Father Brown presents The Man In The Tree Sunday at 10 pm. When Lady Felicia finds a stripped and injured man stuck up a tree, Sid is implicated as the perpetrator. Can Father Brown prove his innocence, or has Sid gone too far this time?
Operation Appreciation Sunday at 6 pm follows Georgetown volunteers as they collect cookies, brownies and doughnuts from local stores, and baked goods made by people in the community to distribute at the Fort Hood Army base.
Secrets Of Althorp – The Spencers Sunday at 7 pm tours the house of the Spencers, one of Britain’s most eminent aristocratic dynasties that have lived for over 500 years at Althorp.
Masterpiece presents Downton Abbey, Series 2 – Part 5 Sunday at 10. As the war nears its end, Downton’s aristocrats and servants put their lives back together. Mary and Sir Richard go estate hunting. A mysterious wounded officer makes a shocking revelation.
Antiques Roadshow throws its hat in the ring with this special edition, a salute to the presidential election and the keepsakes of political battles long past in Politically Collect on Monday at 7 pm.
Kennedy Half-Century chronicles the impact and influence of John F. Kennedy’s life, administration and tragic death on the general public, the media and every subsequent U.S. president, on Monday at 7 pm.
African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross Tuesday at 7 pm portrays the Jim Crow era, when African Americans struggled to build their own worlds within the harsh, narrow confines of segregation.
On Story presents James Franco: A Look Inside 127 Hours Tuesday 10:30 pm. James Franco reveals his unique experience working on 127 Hours and the collaboration approach from cast and crew to fulfill the tension needed to capture this true and tantalizing story.
Secrets of the Dead present JFK: One PM Central Standard Time Wednesday a 9 pm. This episode chronicles minute-by-minute JFK’s assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite’s emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later.
Jonathan Alter stops by Overheard with Evan Smith Thursday at 7 pm. Jonathan Alter has written three New York Times best-sellers about American presidents and his most recent book is The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies.
Great Performances presents Rodgers And Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Friday at 9 pm. Celebrate the 70th anniversary of “Oklahoma!” and tune in for a special commemorative encore telecast from London’s national Theatre.