Highlights Dec. 31-Jan. 6

KLRU Highlights

Find out whether Victoria and Albert will take the fateful step into matrimony, and whether the queen will promise to obey her foreign prince on Victoria An Ordinary Woman Sunday at 7 pm.

Ring in 2018 with a celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s best-loved works for Broadway, including West Side Story on Live from Lincoln Center NY Philharmonic New Year’s Eve: Bernstein On Broad Sunday at 8 pm.

Enjoy the 2017 Austin City Limits special as Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash and the Neville Brothers are inducted into the Hall of Fame on ACL Hall of Fame New Year’s Eve Sunday at 10 pm.

Mark L. Walberg heads to the Museum of Appalachia to discuss Appalachian musical instruments on Antiques Roadshow Knoxville Monday at 7 pm.

Ring in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein with music conducted by Riccardo Muti on Great Performances From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2018 Monday at 8 pm.

Meet the frank and funny creator of the groundbreaking Tales of the City and follow his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South to a gay rights pioneer on Independent Lens The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin Monday at 9:30 pm.

Fred Armisen and Christopher Walken learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background has been a mystery to them on Finding Your Roots Unfamiliar Kin Tuesday at 7 pm.

Examine the social ramifications of the 1918 flu epidemic that killed 675,000 and how it affected those who lived through it on Influenza 1918 American Experience Tuesday at 8 pm.

Hear the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis on Frontline Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Tuesday at 9 pm.

See how a troop of snow monkeys in Japan’s Shiga Highlands makes their way and raises their families in a complex society of rank and privilege on Nature Snow Monkeys Wednesday at 7 pm.

Follow the historic rescue of Hubble, the space telescope that unveiled the cosmos on NOVA Invisible Universe Revealed Wednesday at 8 pm.

Examine legends about the origins and meaning of the aurora, the colorful glow that often brightens the night sky in Earth’s polar regions on Aurora – Fire in the Sky Wednesday at 9 pm.

Enjoy the 2017 Austin City Limits special as Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash and the Neville Brothers are inducted into the Hall of Fame Wednesday at 10 pm.

Join Kurt Andersen, writer and public radio host, on Overheard with Evan Smith Thursday at 7 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 Thursday at 8 pm.

Chet travels to Belton, TX, to discover its heritage museum and excellent BBQ on The Daytripper Thursday at 8:30 pm.

A photographer is murdered shortly after exhibiting a compromising picture of Barnaby, who becomes a suspect in the ensuing investigation on Midsomer Murders Picture of Innocence Thursday at 9 pm.

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

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga team up for a special performance of their collaborative classic jazz recording, Cheek to Cheek on Great Performances Friday at 8 pm.

Get out your tissues and experience what the New York Times called an “emotional firestorm” with Alan Cummings Sings Sappy Songs Friday at 9 pm.

Enjoy the 2017 Austin City Limits special as Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash and the Neville Brothers are inducted into the Hall of Fame on ACL Hall of Fame New Year’s Eve Friday at 10 pm.

Enjoy an hour of unconventional rock with Father John Misty and the Black Angels on Austin City Limits Saturday at 7 pm.

Find out whether Victoria and Albert take the fateful step into matrimony on Victoria An Ordinary Woman Saturday at 8 pm.

At loose ends in a foreign land, Albert finds a noble cause, and Victoria gets her way in court on Victoria The Queen’s Husband Saturday at 9 pm.

George and Regina get married despite protests from Elizabeth and Carolyn, and Sarah makes arrangements for Rene to be buried according to Jewish custom on Place to Call Home The Mourners’ Kadish Saturday at 10 pm.