Lucille is called from her sick bed to assist with a breech birth on Call the Midwife at 7pm Sunday. Sister Winifred is keen to have fathers be more involved in the care of their babies on Call the Midwife at 8 pm.
Joanne Froggatt, Anna on “Downton Abbey,” stars in a totally different role in this spine-tingling drama – the notorious Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton, Britain’s first female serial killer – on Dark Angel On Masterpiece at 9 pm Sunday.
Robert, Earl of Grantham, and his American-born wife Cora live with their three daughters and domestic staff at Downton Abbey on Downton Abbey Season 1 On Masterpiece at 11 pm Sunday and 8 pm Saturday.
Learn how an astrophysicist, preacher, philosopher and artisanal mortician grapple with universal questions of mortality on Into The Night: Portraits Of Life And Death at 8 pm Monday.
Decibel at 11 pm Monday and 10 pm Friday looks at the surge of women running in the 2018 election, the search for solutions to the opioid epidemic in Texas and the healing power of hugs.
Hear about the exceptional women – past and present – who have taken the world of business by storm on Makers at 7 pm Tuesday.
Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant – and unheralded – feminist activists of the 20th century on Independent Lens at 8 pm Tuesday and 8 pm Friday.
A growing number of scientists, conservationists and grass-roots environmentalists have come to regard beavers as overlooked tools when it comes to reversing the disastrous effects of global warming. Find out more on Nature at 7 pm Wednesday.
Is math invented by humans, or is it the language of the universe on NOVA The Great Math Mystery at 8 pm Wednesday.
Learn how Japan, in a bid to dominate the Pacific, builds the biggest battleship in the world on WWII Mega Weapons at 9 pm Wednesday.
A thrilling hour with rock & roll legend Iggy Pop on Austin City Limits at 10 pm Wednesday and 10:30 pm Friday.
Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday features Sally Kohn, a writer, activist and political commentator.
SciTech Now captures the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. The show airs Thursdays at 7:30 pm.
Chet heads to Abilene to explore the history of the wild Texas frontier on The Daytripper at 8:30 pm Thursday.
In the current moment, when sexual harassment is at the forefront of the national conversation, Metoo, Now What? at 7:30 pm Friday aims to take the discussion to another level, engaging both women and men from all generations and walks of life in dialogue about these difficult issues.
Style up indoors with plant panache and tour a small lot makeover that brought design up to date on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.
Enjoy modern roots rock with Band of Horses and Parker Millsap on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday.