Secrets of the Manor House at 7 pm Sunday looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.
KLRU presents an encore of season two of Last Tango in Halifax before season three starts on June 28th Sunday at 8 pm, as Alan and Celia seize the day, Gillian spirals into a dark place as skeletons surface. Sunday at 9 pm, Alan and Celia’s first day as husband and wife is filled with tension.
Forgotten Ellis Island at 8 pm Monday focuses on the abandoned immigrant hospital on Ellis Island.
Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, Independent Lens The New Black at 9 pm Monday takes viewers into the pews, onto the streets, and provides a seat at the kitchen table as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue.
10 Buildings That Changed America at 10 pm Monday tells the stories of 10 American architectural marvels, including a state capitol building designed by Thomas Jefferson, the original indoor shopping mall, the first airport of the Jet Age and a futuristic concert hall.
Roosevelts: An Intimate History at 7 pm Tuesday focuses on 1933-1939 as FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed.
D-Day was a logistical effort on a scale never seen before or since. D-Day 360 at 9 pm Tuesday takes advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape and explore the battle.
Nature White Lions at 7 pm Wednesday tells the story of two remarkable and extremely rare white lion cubs on their journey to adulthood.
The earthquake that hit the northern coast of Japan on March 11, 2011 was recorded at magnitude 9.0 the worst ever to strike Japan. It generated an unprecedented tsunami. Surviving the Tsunami: A Nova Special at 8 pm Wednesday retold after-the-fact by the survivors who reveal what they were thinking as they made their life-saving decisions.
Ghost Army at 9 pm Wednesday tells the true story of American G.I.s who tricked the enemy with rubber tanks, sound effects and visual illusions during the World War II.
Alex Gibney, Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, talks about his latest documentary Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday.
Arts In Context at 7:30 pm Thursday profiles Lauren Bruno who spreads a message of hope through her band Les Rav.
Learn the steps that go into a whole hog cook from beginning to end on BBQ with Franklin at 8 pm Thursday. Aaron walks us through the process of building a cinder block pit, learns about pig breeds and throws a party in his backyard.
Chet heads north of Houston to explore a town built along the railroad. The Daytripper heads to Tomball at 8:30 pm Thursday.
Roadtrip Nation’s Why Not Us at 9 pm Thursday documents a five-week national road trip, dubbed the “First-Gen Roadtrip” in which four first generation college students from around the country interviewed diverse leaders, many of whom were also the first in their families to receive a college degree.
From Cleveland: Women Who Rock at 8 pm Friday tells the story of the earliest women musicians from the 1920s to the mega stars of today.
In Performance at the White House at 9 pm Friday features Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monae, Jill Scott and others to perform the songs made famous by Etta James to Diana Ross to Aretha herself.
Get the latest Texas A&M’s Superstar plants. Tour a native pond from an old swimming pool on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.
Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday presents an hour with jazz/soul singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding in support of her LP Radio Music Society.