Check out what you need to watch this week on KLRU!
The past and present wonders of the “tube” in London is explored on Secrets of Underground London, showing at 7 p.m. on Sunday.
A brilliant defense lawyer, nicknamed the Escape Artist, gets caught in a bind with a case that changes his life forever. Watch Masterpiece Mystery!’s The Escape Artist, Part Two at 8 on Sunday night.
Solve more mysteries with the kind cleric Father Brown with an episode at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Starting in Tampa and ending up in Atlanta, Antiques Roadshow compares their trips to these cities 15 years ago to now. A fork from the Hindenburg disaster and a letter from Abraham Lincoln are included on these back-to-back episodes starting at 7 p.m. on Monday.
The young, rising independent filmmaker Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at 25, leading him to make the inspiring film When I Walk. Watch the young man’s struggle to adapt to the harsh realities of M.S. while holding on to his personal and creative life at 9 p.m. on Monday.
Between 1914 and 1924, the iconic men Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, John Burroughs and later Harvey Firestone decided to go on an adventure to escape their everyday lives, trekking through Florida’s Everglades. Learn of their adventure on Into the Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends at 10:30 p.m. Monday.
In 1963, the nation changed forever when thousands of Americans marched on Washington to demand their civil rights. See how it formed and almost didn’t happen on the documentary March at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Continue going behind the scenes of vital events from the Civil Rights Movement with Freedom Summer: American Experience. The documentary investigates the murders of three civil rights workers, countless beatings, the burning of 35 churches, and the bombing of 70 homes and Freedom Houses at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
More reflection on the development of American civil rights from Austin Revealed: Civil Rights Stories focuses on our city while history was in the making, Tuesday night at 10.
Hopping back to the present, Juneteenth Jamboree: Texas’ African American looks at the current celebration of African American culture in our state at 10:30 on Tuesday night.
Continue going in depth into the natural tragedies that have plagued the Earth with Surviving the Tsunami: A Special NOVA Presentation. The special features true stories of survivors from the 2011 earthquake, the worst to ever hit Japan, starting at 9 on Wednesday night.
R&B grooves the ACL stage with Raphael Saadiq and Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears at 10 p.m. on Wednesday.
Discuss breaking issues with prominent figures on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
KLRU’s original program Arts in Context explores well-known artists’ behavior with their own portraits on the special Transfiguration. Watch them purposely destroy their own photographic portrait and then recover or remake it anew starting at 7:30 on Thursday night.
Over three years of filming produced a look into the life of a painter who can’t stop painting on the documentary Mel Leipzig: Everything is Paintable airing at 8 p.m. on Thursday.
The Daytripper heads to Lufkin, Texas to paddle the Neches and hike in one of the state’s four National Forests at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Bletchley Circle‘s episode three premiers on KLRU at 9 Thursday night as the mystery killer becomes obsessed with Susan and starts to follow her.
With too many bands to list, All ATX: A Celebration of Austin Musicians shows a performance of all of Austin’s best in celebration of the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians at 8 p.m. on Friday.
Delve into the Unforgettable Hampton Family on the documentary that shows how Deacon Clark Hampton, a son of slaves, lifted his twelve children out of poverty by making them into successful musicians, airing Friday night at 10.
Find out what’s up with vertical planters for indoor gardening and small spaces outdoors on Central Texas Gardener, Saturday at noon and 4 p.m.