Go behind the scenes with upcoming guest star John Mahoney (Frasier) to learn the secrets of Foyle’s War in Foyle’s War Revisited, Sunday at 7 pm.
Don’t miss the Season 5 Finale of Masterpiece Downton Abbey, Sunday at 8:30. The Crawleys go to a shooting party at a castle in Northumberland and return to Downton for a joyful Christmas holiday.
Mr. Selfridge: A Celebration is an behind-the-scenes look at the first two seasons of Mr. Selfridge and offers viewers a sneak peek at Season 3. Airs Sunday at 10:30 pm.
American Masters Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel examines the amazing endurance of “Gone with the Wind” and reveals the seminal events of Mitchell’s life through dramatic re-enactments based on her letters, as scenes from the movie weave together her life and her work. Monday at 9 pm.
From the birth of the comic book superheroine Wonder Woman in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Independent Lens Wonder Women on Monday at 10 pm, looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation.
The documentary series 180 Days travels to Hartsville in rural South Carolina, where an entire town is trying to make an exceptional use of their elementary school system. The first and second episodes of the Hartsville series air back-to-back Tuesday at 7 and 8 pm.
Frontline investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS Tuesday at 9 pm.
We Served Too, Tuesday at 10 pm, tells the story of Women’s Airforce Service Pilots, a group of young, determined and courageous women during World War II who broke through barriers and shattered stereotypes.
In honor of Sir David Attenborough’s 60th anniversary on television, this three-part Nature miniseries focuses on three fields that David Attenborough feels have been transformed most profoundly: filmmaking, science and the environment. Watch Attenborough’s Life Stories: Our Fragile Planet, Wednesday at 7 pm.
Relive the excitement of the groundbreaking Rosetta comet landing mission on To Catch A Comet, Wednesday at 8 pm.
Around 800 BC, Kush, a little-known Egyptian subject state, rose up and conquered Egypt, enthroned its own Pharaohs and ruled for nearly 100 years. Now, in the heart of Sudan, archeologists are finding indisputable evidence of an advanced African society with powerful armies, vast reach and spiritually-driven imperial aspirations to rival the Egyptians’. Watch Rise Of The Black Pharaohs Wednesday at 9 pm.
Austin City Limits presents new American acoustic music with the Civil Wars and Punch Brothers Wednesday at 10 pm and Friday at 10 pm.
Overheard With Evan Smith sits down with author and journalist S.C. Gwynne Thursday at 7 pm.
Few things form the expectations for a work of art like its branding. Arts In Context profiles influential graphic designers Chris Bilheimer and Michael Sieben Thursday at 7:30 pm.
On back-to-back episodes of The Daytripper, Chet travels to Marble Falls at 8 pm to experience wild outdoor adventures like hang gliding. Then at 8:30, explore Houston’s neighborhoods, including Chinatown and hip Montrose.
Houston Ship Channel: Deep Water Centennial at 9 pm Thursday provides the rich history and remarkable determination that made the 52-mile-long Houston Ship Channel a reality 100 years ago, and how it is now a huge economic driver for the region and the United States.
Chomp into the sweetest tomatoes around with secrets for success on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday. On tour, see how aquaponics combines fish and food for resourceful growing.
Catch back-to-back episodes of Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 on a mini Masterpiece marathon beginning at 7 pm Saturday.