Highlights Dec. 10-16

KLRU Highlights

See the timeless, searing, funny, and ultimately hopeful meditation on race relations in America, told through the complex relationship between a Jewish widow and an African American man who works as her chauffeur, on Great Performances Driving Miss Daisy Sunday at 7 pm.

Based on the novel by celebrated writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, Making of a Lady tells the story of the well-born, educated but penniless Emily, who marries her employer’s wealthy nephew, but seeks solace elsewhere, Sunday at 8:30 pm.

Father Brown discovers the truth of a crime by looking into the truth of a soul – the passions, dark secrets, and hidden desires. He is more interested in saving souls than in bringing the guilty to justice on Father Brown The Hangman’s Demise Sunday at 10 pm.

Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Rosie Sayyah head to Joseff Jewelry to discuss Hollywood costume jewelry on Antiques Roadshow Anaheim, Hour Three Monday at 7 pm.

In Richmond, Virginia, Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Reid Dunavant travel to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art to talk about silver coffee and teapots on Antiques Roadshow Monday at 8 pm.

Third grader Jose Ansaldo was born in Mexico but imagines a life beyond the lettuce fields where his parents work. Watch his cruel circumstances play out, and understand what it means when children like Jose are denied opportunities on Independent Lens East of Salinas Monday at 9 pm.

Join narrator Neve Campbel for interviews with the creative team that reimagined an original tale, telling the story of how Marie fell asleep on Christmas Eve and dreamed of the World’s Fair on Making a New American Nutcracker Monday at 10 pm.

Three guests of disparate Southern backgrounds find astonishing tales of bondage in their family histories on Finding Your Roots Southern Roots Tuesday at 7 pm.

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay and Janet Mock see their basic assumptions about their families challenged on Finding Your Roots The Vanguard Tuesday at 8 pm.

Frontline tells the story of how Russian President Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy, and why he targeted the American election Tuesday at 9 pm.

Join Stephen Hawking as he challenges three ordinary people to find out who we really are by examining self-assembling machines and light-up bacteria on Genius By Stephen Hawking Are We Alone? Tuesday at 10 pm.

Get an intimate look at elephants through the lens of the greatest storytellers of natural history on Nature Soul of the Elephant Wednesday at 7 pm.

Uncover traces of the Allies’ devastating planting of explosives under German territory during WWII and learn why it failed to break the deadlock of trench warfare on NOVA Secret Tunnel Warfare Wednesday at 8 pm.

Explore the basic principles of flight to see how leapers and gliders become airborne – and how they overcome the powerful force of gravity on Supernature – Wild Flyers Defying Gravity Wednesday at 9 pm.

Welcome up and coming country singers Margo Price and Hayes Carll to Austin City Limits Wednesday at 10 pm.

Helen Thorpe is an award-winning journalist and author whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and Texas Monthly. See her on Overheard With Evan Smith Thursday at 7 pm.

Examine the transformation of Houston’s most glamorous address, from early settlers to shopping mecca and urban oasis on Post Oak Boulevard: A Texas Legacy Thursday at 7:30 pm.

Chet heads to the “Pecan Capital of the World” where he learns about the 1000 or so different varieties of this nut on The Daytripper San Saba, TX, Thursday at 8:30 pm.

The late mistress of Manderley, Rebecca, casts her irresistible spell from beyond the grave in this adaption of Daphne du Maurier’s haunting novel on Rebecca, Thursday at 9 pm.

Go on a journey through the extraordinary history, art and architecture of Houston’s stunning skyline, historic homes, and quirky structures on The Art of Architecture: Houston Thursday at 10:36 pm.

Join the most interesting conversation of the week with a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of the week’s major news events on Washington Week, Friday at 7 pm.

Helen Thorpe is an award-winning journalist and author whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and Texas Monthly. See her on Overheard With Evan Smith Friday at 7:30 pm.

Celebrate the holidays with Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle, a cross-cultural spectacular, featuring the world’s leading tenor Rolando Villazon, Friday at 8 pm.

Jordan Smith ’tis the Season showcases the season nine winner of The Voice and spotlights music from his new Christmas album, Friday at 9 pm.

Welcome up and coming country singers Margo Price and Hayes Carll to Austin City Limits Friday at 10 pm.

Enjoy intimate performances from Ryan Adams and Shakey Graves on Austin City Limits Saturday at 7 pm.

Father Brown discovers the truth of a crime by looking into the truth of the soul – the passions, dark secrets and hidden desires of the criminal on Father Brown The Hangman’s Demise Saturday at 8 pm.

Caroline is overwhelmed at the prospect of looking after baby Flora, until a stranger walks into her life on Last Tango in Halifax Saturday at 9 pm.

Caroline is relieved to find that Greg is a natural with Flora and a positive influence on Lawrence on Last Tango in Halifax Saturday at 10 pm.

Caroline gets to the heart of the reason Gillian is reluctant to go through with the wedding, and Alan takes steps toward forgiving on Last Tango in Halifax Saturday at 11 pm.