View the competition among the remaining six bakers to update old- fashioned suet puddings, create perfect religieuses – delicate choux buns filled with creme patissiere – and make three different kinds of puffed pastries Sunday at 5:30 p.m. on the Great British Baking Show Pastry.
On Home Fires on Masterpiece Episode Three, Alison takes desperate steps to pay a bill. Claire asks Spencer out and Pat makes a speech but pays the consequences. The farmer and vicar do their duty. Sunday at 7 p.m.
A riveting installment, Widower Part Three finds Malcolm continuing to evade capture and plotting to bigamously marry Simone. DS Henry is thwarted at every step of his investigation, and time is running out when he stumbles across a legal ruling that could ultimately lead to Malcolm’s downfall. Sunday at 9 p.m.
Sunday at 10 p.m., catch Father Brown The Face Of Death. Father Brown looks into Clarence Clifton’s murder at a charity treasure hunt. The prime suspect? Professor Galloway’s wife, Lady Margaret.
Doctor Blake looks into what seems to be an open-and-shut murder case Sunday at 11 p.m. on Doctor Blake Mysteries Bedlam: young nurse Violet Brown appears to have been stabbed to death by a patient in the mental hospital she works in. As always, there’s more to the story.
Host Mark L. Walberg discusses Northwest Coast Indian masks with appraiser Ted Trotta at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture on Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Hour Three, Monday at 7 p.m. Then at 8 p.m., travel to Chicago with Antiques Roadshow Chicago, Hour One for finds like a 1969 “Chicago Seven” signed subpoena, a 1961 Leonora Carrington oil, and a 1976 Playboy Bunny collection.
On I’ll Have What Phil’s Having Hong Kong, ride along with Phil as he steps out of his comfort zone in this Pacific metropolis and gateway to Asia. He tries hot pot and a classic dish of century-old eggs, and even seeks medical aid in the form of unusual tea. Monday at 9 p.m.
Austin is home to more than 50,000 Asian-Americans, a higher percentage than any other Texas city. Civic Summit Austin’s Asian-American Identity, Monday at 10 p.m., is a town hall discussion focusing on the people who make up a diverse segment of our changing city.
Tuesday at 7 p.m., Forgotten Plague: American Experience explores tuberculosis, the deadliest killer in human history, responsible for one in four deaths for almost two centuries. While it shaped medical pursuits, social habits, economic development and public policy, TB and its impact are poorly understood.
Gain insight into the hard-fought battles and secret negotiations over immigration reform on Capitol Hill on Frontline Immigration Battle Tuesday at 8 p.m. Examine President Obama’s push for policy changes that could affect the fate of millions and define for decades what it means to be American.
In On Story A Conversation with Terry George – Tuesday at 10 p.m. – Terry George (writer/director Hotel Rwanda; writer In the Name of the Father) reflects on the art of fictionalizing fact and placing ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances as a storytelling vehicle.
Another episode, On Story The Left and Write: Politically Driven Narratives, follows at 10:30 p.m. In that episode, Beau Willimon (creator House of Cards) and Eli Attie (writer The West Wing) debate politically-driven narratives, power struggles, and dramatizing the truths and fictions that comprise ideologically-charged stories.
In Nature Pets: Wild At Heart: Playful Creatures, Wednesday at 7 p.m., we investigate how our favorite pets get in touch with their wild side through play and discover how our pets’ playful games are just a whisker away from the wild.
The catastrophic collapse of the ground beneath our feet is a growing worldwide hazard, explored Wednesday at 8 p.m. on Nova Sinkholes – Buried Alive.
Brain With David Eagleman What Makes Me?, explores how we are our brains, how our personality, emotions and memories are encoded as neural activity Wednesday at 9 p.m. The process of becoming continues through our lives – we change our brains and our brains change us.
Enjoy “Life of Sin” and other tunes from Sturgill Simpson’s acclaimed LP Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, as well as Western swing classics from Asleep at the Wheel’s album Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys in Austin City Limits Sturgill Simpson/Asleep at the Wheel Wednesday at 10 p.m. and Friday at 11 p.m.
Salman Khan is the founder of Khan Academy, a non-profit providing online instruction to people all over the world. He began by tutoring his cousins remotely by video. Khan speaks with Evan Smith Thursday at 7 p.m. on Overheard with Evan Smith Salman Khan.
Arts In Context Out Of Your Head takes viewers inside the booming improv comedy scene of Austin, Texas. With an environment comparable to that of late 90’s Chicago, the birthplace of great comedians’, entertainers in Austin are turning heads all across the nation. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Chet visits “The Big Bend” of Texas on The Daytripper Alpine, Tx, with stops to learn its history and climb to a mountaintop classroom, Thursday at 8 p.m. He eats at a steakhouse inspired by the movie “Giant” and devours hot dogs from a truck that takes wienies to a whole other universe.
Then on The Daytripper Blanco, Tx, Chet heads to the “Lavender Capital,” harvesting it from the field and drinking it in lemonade. He explores the historic courthouse used in the movie “True Grit” and a buggy museum that’s supplied Hollywood with all its western needs for years. Thursday at 8:30 p.m.
Sidney’s former flame throws an engagement party that leads to murder on Masterpiece Mystery! Grantchester Part 2 Thursday at 9 p.m. To crack the case, Sidney and Geordie must break a code of silence.
Enjoy a special celebration performance of Elton John’s Tony-winning musical from London’s West End with Great Performances Billy Elliot The Musical Live, Friday at 9 p.m. The musical is about a young boy in a North East England mining community and his journey from the boxing ring to the ballet barre, based on the popular 2000 film.
Annuals warm up winter for salads and wildlife. Visit a garden where they join evergreen structure on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.
Savor songs from Don Henley’s first solo album in 15 years, Cass County, on Austin City Limits Don Henley, Saturday at 7 p.m. The new album represents both Henley’s roots and the next stop on his creative journey.