Highlights Dec. 17-23

KLRU Highlights

Caroline’s new headship involves moving the family to a ramshackle farmhouse in time for Christmas, and Alan has a difficult conversation with Gillian on Last Tango in Halifax Holiday Special Sunday at 7 pm.

As a new young queen, the young Victoria struggles to take charge amid plots to manipulate her on Victoria Doll 123 Sunday at 8 pm.

Discover the truth of a crime by looking into the truth of the soul – the passions, the dark secrets, and the hidden desires on Father Brown The Crackpot of the Empire Sunday at 10 pm.

Mark L. Walberg stops in Virginia’s capital city and attempts to stump an appraiser on Federal era materials on Antiques Roadshow Monday at 7 pm.

Follow the unique coming-of-age story of Naomi, an Orthodox Jewish pre-teen who must navigate the perils on cyber-bullying and strict religious ideals on Independent Lens Supergirl Monday at 9 pm.

Visit Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas, with the Bargo Brothers, then head to Johnson Space Center and Mi Tierra in San Antonio on Highpointers with the Bargo Brothers Monday at 10:30 pm.

Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari learn contrasting stories of assimilation, independence, and success all over the globe on Finding Your Roots Funny Business Tuesday at 7 pm.

Larry David and Bernie Sanders discover they have more in common than they thought as they trace their roots from 1940s Brooklyn back to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe on Finding Your Roots The Impression Tuesday at 8 pm.

Lean how Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy and how U.S. intelligence came to believe he targeted the 2016 presidential election on Frontline Tuesday at 9 pm.

Join Stephen Hawking as he challenges three ordinary people to understand why they exist at all on Genius by Stephen Hawking Why Are We Here? Tuesday at 10 pm.

Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent, and later came to conquer Africa on Nature The Story of Cats: Asia to Africa Wednesday at 7 pm.

Long mocked as empty-headed, birds hide surprisingly acute intelligence. But just how smart are they? Find out on NOVA Bird Brain Wednesday at 8 pm.

Explore the extremes of true flight: power, acceleration, top speed, maneuverability and endurance on Supernature – Wild Flyers Masters of the Sky Wednesday at 9 pm.

Enjoy intimate performances from singer/songwriters Ryan Adams and Shakey Graves on Austin City Limits Wednesday at 10 pm.

Join Walter Isaacson, former chairman of CNN and editor of Time magazine for a conversation on Overheard with Evan Smith on Thursday at 7 pm.

Take a deeper look at the scope of food insecurity and affordability issues in Central Texas on Decibel, Thursday at 7:30 pm.

Chet tries his hand at wake surfing, explores Austin’s swimming areas, and dines at the “Sunset Capital of the World” on The Daytripper Lake Travis, TX, Thursday at 8 pm.

Chet travels to the edge of Texas to eat authentic Mexican food and learn why El Paso is known as the Boot Capital of the World on The Daytripper, Thursday at 8:30 pm.

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

Learn about the wild beaches of Cape Lookout, a luminous bar of sand with no roads, bridges, or hotels in North Carolina on Ribbon of Sand Thursday at 10:34 pm.

Celebrate 40 years of Austin music with this behind-the-scenes special featuring clips from the show’s archives on Austin City Limits Pledge Special Thursday at 11:01 pm.

Washington Week delivers the most interesting conversation of the week featuring a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events Friday at 7 pm.

Join Walter Isaacson, former chairman of CNN and editor of Time magazine for a conversation on Overheard with Evan Smith on Friday at 7:30 pm.

Enjoy the festive Roundabout Theatre Company production of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn Friday at 8 pm.

Explore the history of the entire universe with Professor Brian Cox in this comedic musical extravaganza on Eric Idle’s The Entire Universe Friday at 10:30 pm.

Enjoy Happy Holidays with the Boston Pops, a showcase of beloved classics performed at the historic Symphony Hall in Boston Saturday at 7 pm.

As a new young queen, the young Victoria struggles to take charge amid plots to manipulate her on Victoria Doll 123 Saturday at 8 pm.

Caroline’s new headship involves moving the family to a ramshackle farmhouse in time for Christmas, and Alan has a difficult conversation with Gillian on Last Tango in Halifax Holiday Special Saturday at 10 pm.