A Chinese first-time mother faces an unexpected crisis, while new legislation and Sister Ursula cause serious problems for Shelagh and Dr. Turner in Call the Midwife, airing Sunday night at 7:00 pm.
As the war intensifies, the women must do all they can to keep spirits high. Frances learns that there is more to Peter’s affair than she realized. Steph is concerned by Stan’s behavior on the farm. Find out what else happens on Home Fires Season 2 on Masterpiece, airing at 8:00 pm on Sunday.
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 Wolf Hall on Masterpiece, beginning at 9:00 pm on Sunday.
A death at the stone circle of a polio-stricken village leads Father Brown to conclude that dark forces are at work and that another sacrifice may be imminent. Father Brown begins Sunday at 10:06 pm and again the following Saturday at 8:00 pm.
Follow passionate seed keepers around the world who are determined to protect humanity’s 12,000-year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94 percent of seed varieties have disappeared. Watch Seed: The Untold Story on Independent Lens, beginning Monday night at 9:00 pm.
Travel with Bishop Robert Barron as he studies some of the greatest works of art in the world. From the magnificent David in Florence to the unparalleled paintings in the Sistine Chapel to the haunting Piet in Rome, Michelangelo’s legacy reveals the creative potential of the human spirit and shows that beauty is a route of access to the transcendent, all on Catholicism: The Pivotal Players, beginning at 10:00 pm Monday.
Featuring the men and women who lived and worked at Grand Coulee and the native people whose lives were changed, as well as historians and engineers, this film explores how the tension between technological achievement and environmental impact hangs over the project’s legacy. Grand Coulee Dam: American Express begins at 7:00 pm Tuesday.
Follow what happens to recently released prisoners when they go from solitary to the streets. With extraordinary access to the Maine State Prison, the film examines the long-term effects of solitary confinement and efforts to reduce its use, on Frontline, beginning at 8:00 pm on Tuesday.
Issa Rae discusses the unique challenges of creating and nurturing the successful webisode series, Awkward Black Girl as well her transition to broadcast television. Followed by The Unexpected an episode from her hit webisode series. Awkward Black Girl on On Story begins on Tuesday at 10:00 pm.
Paula Pell, Katie Dippold, Liz Meriwether with Paul Feig as the moderator make appearances on On Story, beginning at 10:30.
You won’t find this hotel on the beaches of Rio and it’s not owned by your typical billionaire mogul. Deep in the heart of the rainforest the mysterious and secretive Giant Armadillo digs a new burrow each night. Once this termite-eater moves on, it leaves behind one of the hottest plots of real estate in the jungle. We’ll get a never-before-seen look as guests walk, squawk, slither, and crawl from far and wide to get the best room available. From solitary lizards, couples of courting coati, families of peccaries escaping the heat, and hungry jaguars waiting to pounce on an unlucky resident, the “Hotel Armadillo” showcases all the rainforest has to offer. Don’t miss this episode of Nature beginning at 7:00 pm on Wednesday.
In the heart of Lithuania, a Holocaust secret lies buried. A team of archaeologists probes the ruins of a Nazi execution site to find the truth behind tales of a tunnel dug by desperate Jewish prisoners and their daring escape, on this Holocaust special of NOVA, beginning at 8:00 pm on Wednesday.
October 14th 2013 was the 70th anniversary of an event that shook the Nazi party to its core. In east Poland, at the remote Nazi death camp of Sobibor, 300 Jewish prisoners staged a bloody break out. To mark the anniversary, this film travels back Sobibor with the last remaining survivors to reveal their extraordinary story of courage, desperation and determination. The film uses brutally honest drama-reconstruction and first hand testimony to reveal the incredible escape story. Find out what happened in this horrible historical time period on Escape From A Nazi Death Camp, beginning at 9:00 pm on Wednesday.
Austin’s best alternative rock shines with Spoon and White Denim. Top 10-seller Spoon highlights its album They Want My Soul, while White Denim features its LP Corsicana Lemonade, on Austin City Limits, airing at 10:00 pm on Wednesday.
Dean Baquet is the executive editor of the New York Times. He is the first African-American to hold the position. Find out about Baquet’s career on Overheard with Evan Smith, beginning at 7:00 pm on Thursday.
Another episode of Living Springs includes segments Cleaning Day, Didgeman, Baptism, and Eternal Vigilance, beginning at 7:30 pm on Thursday.
Chet tours this German community with stops along Main Street for “fickle” pickles and milkshakes at an vintage drive in. Follow Chet on this episode of The Daytripper, beginning at 8:00 pm Thursday.
Chet visits this town in South Texas to “remember the Alamo” and pay his respects to the Texas heroes’ hidden grave. Chet then heads down to the Riverwalk, all on The Daytripper, beginning at 8:30 pm.
A ninety-year-old battle of the sexes comes to a head in Broughton, with casualties on both side: Mildred Danvers, poisoned, and Rev. Anthony Gant, shot. Another episode of Midsomer Murders begins with Part 1 at 9:00 pm, and Part 2 beginning at 9:48 on Thursday. This episode airs again with Part 2 at 10:38 and Part 2 at 11:29 on Saturday.
The life of Sam Houston is chronicled in this three-part series. To help understand this monumental figure in American and Texas history, biographers, professors, authors, descendants, Native Americans, and government leaders share their points of view about Sam Houston. This episode of Sam Houston begins at 8:00 pm on Friday.
NATURE celebrates the beauty, inspiration, and future of the American landscape, including Patrick Dougherty, Mary Merkel-Hess, Michelle Holzapfel, Catherine Alice Michaelis, and Preston Singletary on Craft In America, beginning at 9:00 pm Friday.
Celebrate Billie Holiday with acclaimed jazz singer Cassandra Wilson, as she performs “Strange Fruit,” “Don’t Explain, “Good Morning Heartache” and other Holiday classics from the tribute album Coming Forth by Day. This episode of Austin City Limits begins Saturday at 7:00 pm.
Another episode of Doctor Blake Mysteries, Mortal Coil, begins at 8:50 pm on Saturday.
The horrors of the war cast a long, unwelcome shadow over Inverness as Jack heads about the town with Sarah on her first day at work, while Olivia finds herself dealing with her haunted past, all on Place To Call Home, beginning Saturday at 9:50 pm.