Alison tries to escape her troubles before the jig is up on Home Fires On Masterpiece Episode Six, Sunday at 7 p.m. Miriam experiences despair and joy. Pat is freed from tyranny. Laura’s secret is out.
On Indian Summers on Masterpiece Part Seven, a murder victim is found and a suspect confesses. Ian finds a cause. Aafrin is blackmailed. Meanwhile, the British Club performs Oscar Wilde. Sunday at 8 p.m.
Learn why DCI Brand, under pressure to charge her prime suspect, is still unconvinced they’ve found the killer on Guilty Episode 103, Sunday at 9 p.m. As she begins to piece together the child’s final hours, she finds her instinct as a mother at war with her desire to solve the crime.
Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Eric Silver at the Philbrook Museum of Art to look at seemingly everyday housewares, appliances and electronics that were transformed into stunning functional art by 20th- century industrial designers on Antiques Roadshow Tulsa, Ok, Hour Three. Monday at 7 p.m.
Monday at 8 p.m., discover never-before-aired appraisals from this season’s eight-city tour on Antiques Roadshow Junk In The Trunk 5, Part 1, including a 1925 San Francisco pictorial map, NASA signed photos and a Chinese jadeite peach-form bowl from around 1900. Which is the $40,000 to $60,000 treasure?
From the director of the Oscar-nominated Winter’s Bone comes Independent Lens Stray Dog, a portrait of a motorcycle-riding Vietnam veteran. Monday at 9 p.m., find out there’s more to Ronnie “Stray Dog” Hall than meets the eye.
Navajo veterans of beautiful Canyon de Chelly, AZ have served as Code Talkers in WWII, Army Rangers in Viet Nam and most recently in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. However, their dedication and courage in battle has not protected them from the formidable challenges facing them when they return home, explicated in Warriors Return, Monday at 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday at 7 p.m., follow survivors of perhaps the fiercest battle of WWII as they return to Iwo Jima for a Reunion of Honor on the only battlefield where former enemies come together in shared remembrance on Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades.
Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability in Debt of Honor: Disabled in American History, a history of disabled veterans. Witness moving interviews with some of the country’s most prominent disabled veterans Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Frontline goes inside the politics of America’s gun debate Tuesday at 9 p.m.
Discover Songwriting With Soldiers on Arts In Context In Their Words: Songwriting With Soldiers. The program offers intensely immersive retreats to military veterans and active duty soldiers where they write songs about their experiences with the help of professional songwriters. Tuesday at 10 p.m.
Operation Appreciation, Tuesday at 10:30 p.m., follows the volunteers as they collect cookies, brownies and doughnuts from local stores, and baked goods made by people in the community to distribute at the Army base. The retirees travel more than 50 miles with cars filled to the brim with treats to hand the treats to hundreds of soldiers getting processed at Fort Hood every Thursday.
Wednesday at 7 p.m., see wonders created by the grand and unpredictable power of water, including Victoria Falls, where men risk death to reach fishing pools on Earth’s Natural Wonders Wonders of Water. Explore the Camargue, where man faces off against bull, and ocean reefs, where a guardian seeks a manta ray to help save the species.
In NOVA Making North America: Life, the show unpacks the mysteries of how life evolved in North America. From massive volcanic eruptions, that killed three quarters of all species, to the appearance of giant inland seas populated by huge marine dinosaurs, the geology and life of North America have always gone hand in hand. Wednesday at 8 p.m.
See how the brain relies on other brains to thrive and survive Wednesday at 9 p.m. on Brain With David Eagleman Why Do I Need You?. This neural interdependence underpins our need to group together – and our capacity to do the best and the worst of things to each other.
Dig the best in modern rock with Austin City Limits TV on the Radio/The War on Drugs Wednesday at 10 p.m.. TVOTR showcases cuts from their latest LP Seeds, while TWOD features songs from its most recent album Lost in the Dream.
Catch Overheard with Evan Smith Wendell Pierce, Actor And Author Thursday at 7 p.m. Pierce is an actor, producer, and author, best known for playing Detective Bunk Moreland on HBO’s “The Wire.” Pierce is a three-time NAACP Image Award Nominee for best actor in a television drama and won the 2008 Image Award for best actor in a television movie.
Arts In Context Somos Krudas is Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Having survived under a totalitarian regime, Cuban hip-hop duo Krudas Cubensi refuses to compromise. With a persistent Afro-Cuban rhythm, Odaymara Cuesta and Olivia Prendes use their art as a weapon “to fight against oppression, for justice, for balance, for our rights, to celebrate the life.”
Thursday at 8 p.m., Chet explores the east side of Texas’s capital city exploring its food trucks, a modern butcher shop, and a house museum that “Keeps Austin Weird” on The Daytripper East Austin, Tx.
Then on The Daytripper Granbury, Tx, Chet finds heaps of history, including the alleged grave of Jesse James and the story of John Wilkes Booth hiding out here after his assassination of the president. Thursday at 8:30 p.m.
On holiday in London, Sidney and Geordie happen upon a murder, allowing them to show Scotland Yard a thing or two on Masterpiece Mystery! Grantchester, Part 5, Thursday at 9 p.m.
Watch Live from Lincoln Center Act One Friday at 8 p.m., James Lapine’s vivid play about the great playwright Moss Hart, re-imagined from Hart’s memoir. Tony Shalhoub, Andrea Martin and Santino Fontana star.
Then, Friday at 10 p.m., another showing of Austin City Limits TV On The Radio/The War On Drugs.
From compost to water, we get resourceful! See a garden that directs and retains rainfall runoff on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.
Iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor performs beloved classics and selections from his chart-topping new album Before This World, his first collection of original music in 13 years, Saturday at 7 p.m. on Austin City Limits James Taylor.
When the father of a young writer is found dead in Father Brown The Kembleford Boggart, tension mounts against the travellers in Kembleford. Father Brown must uncover the truth before one of them is sent to the gallows. Saturday at 8 p.m.
Saturday at 9 p.m., Lady Rose meets the Prince of Wales and faces a dilemma on Masterpiece Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 8. Trouble also plagues Cora’s mother, her brother, Edith and almost everyone else at Downton Abbey.