Sister Winifred’s eyes are opened to Poplar’s seedy underworld when she cares for an expectant prostitute on Call The Midwife, Sunday at 7 pm.
On Season 3, Episode 4 of Mr. Selfridge: Divided public opinion keeps tensions high, with many pointing fingers at Selfridge’s. As the executives shield Kitty from anonymous hate mail, Connie whispers in the wrong ear. Sunday at 8 pm.
With the cardinal dead, it falls to Cromwell to orchestrate a marriage between the king and Anne Boleyn. The king rewards Cromwell for his loyalty, but he is being closely watched by his enemies on episode 3 of Wolf Hall, Sunday at 9 pm.
At 9 pm on Monday, The Great Invisible explores the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill, from fallout to aftermath, and its continuing effects on a region dependent on nature.
The United States National Mall, set in the heart of Washington, DC, is a place unlike any other on earth, and its history is equally fascinating. National Mall: America’s Front Yard, Tuesday at 7 pm, reveals the surprising and inspiring story of the Mall’s evolution.
What drove a company of American soldiers –ordinary young men from around the country deployed to liberate a small foreign nation from an oppressive neighbor — to dehumanize and murder more than 300 unarmed civilians? My Lai: American Experience investigates the the 1968 massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the heroic efforts of the soldiers who broke rank to halt the atrocities. Airs Tuesday at 8 pm.
Frontline American Terrorist investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai on Tuesday at 9 pm.
For some animals, living in the midst of huge colonies of their own kind is the most secure and rewarding housing arrangement. Nature’s Animal Cities at 7 pm on Wednesday takes a look at the communities animals form to keep themselves safe, or to have a predatory edge.
NOVA Invisible Universe Revealed at 8 pm Wednesday tells the remarkable story of the Hubble Telescope, a groundbreaking achievement that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.
Five times the length of Hadrian’s Wall, Hitler’s Siegfried Line was one of the greatest fortifications in the history of warfare. Nazi Mega Weapons: The Siegfried Line airs at 9 pm Wednesday.
Austin City Limits presents alternative rock with the Shins and Dr. Dog Wednesday at 10 pm, and again on Friday at 10 pm.
Overheard With Evan Smith features Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy, a non-profit providing online instruction to people all over the world. Airs Thursday at 7 pm.
With the simple notion that music should be for everyone, Golden Hornet Project seeks to bring excitement and energy back to the world of classical music. Arts In Context, Thursday at 7:30 pm, profiles this group’s fresh take on classical music.
Chet journeys to Orange at 8 pm Thursday on The Daytripper. Then at 8:30, he heads to Baytown to visit the San Jacinto Battlefield and more.
Houston Ship Channel: Deep Water Centennial 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. Airs Thursday at 9 pm.
At 8 pm Friday on America’s Ballroom Challenge, the six finalists in the American Smooth and American Rhythm divisions compete as a group, performing the five standard dances in their respective categories, with judges scoring their performances.
Now En Español at 9 pm on Friday chronicles the ups and downs of being a Latina actress in Hollywood and addresses issues of Latino identity and presentation through the lives of 5 dynamic women who dubbed “Desperate Housewives” into Spanish for American audiences.
Austin City Limits presents Jack White as he performs in support of his solo LP Blunderbuss, Saturday at 7 pm.