Highlights Feb. 25- March 3

KLRU Highlights

Victoria and Albert deal with their worst nightmare as parents on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece The Luxury Of Conscience at 7 pm Sunday.

Albert is intent on re-creating the Christmastime joy he remembers from his youth on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece Comfort And Joy at 8 pm Sunday.

KLRU’s Decibel at 6 pm and 9:30 pm Sunday and 11 pm Tuesday 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.

Trace the history of Baltimore through this provocative film that uses the rat to chronicle the systemized oppression in impoverished communities on Independent Lens Rat Film at 9 pm Monday.

Join host Samuel L. Jackson for an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Gershwin Prize at 10 pm Monday.

Condoleezza Rice and David M. Kennedy cross party lines to ask what ideals we share on American Creed at 7 pm Tuesday.

See part two of a special series about how two rivals have plunged the Middle East into sectarian war on Frontline Bitter Rivals: Iran And Saudi Arabia at 8 pm Tuesday.

Travel across the snow globe with wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan to meet animal survivors of winter on Nature Snowbound at 7 pm Wednesday.

Discover how predictions underpin nearly every aspect of our lives and why some succeed spectacularly while others fail on Nova at 8 pm Wednesday.

The Singularity: Will We Survive Our Technology? at 9 pm Wednesday is a compelling documentary, exploring the impact of rapid-fire technological advances on humanity.

Enjoy a career-spanning performance by R&B icon Ms. Lauryn Hill  on Austin City Limits at 10 pm Wednesday.

Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday features Khizr Khan, a Gold Star father, author, and a Constitutional Rights Advocate.

New series! SciTech Now captures the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. The show airs Thursdays at 7:30 pm.

Chet heads to a small town in the shadow of Houston to explore a living history park full of reenactors and a local swamp full of alligators 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.

Frontline at 8 pm Friday explores how Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood mogul, allegedly sexually harassed and abused dozens of women over four decades.

Grab a bit of history for your rose garden and tour a romantic garden carved into flooding terrain on Central Teas Gardener at noon Saturday.

Savor an hour with Grammy-winning, multi-platinum Southern country rock act Zac Brown Band on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday.

Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966 on Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years at 8:30 pm Saturday.

Highlights Feb. 18-24

KLRU Highlights

Feeling suffocated by the weight of the crown, Victoria escapes with her court to the Scottish highlands on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece The King Over The Water at 7 pm Sunday.

Victoria and Albert deal with their worst nightmare as parents on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece The Luxury Of Conscience at 8 pm Sunday.

Independent Lens at 8 pm Monday features Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, a documentary and interactive project that explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played in American history, culture, and national identity.

Join Ann Curry for the dramatic reunions of people who lost touch after the civil rights movement on We’ll Meet Again Tuesday at 7 pm.

Examine the dangerous rivalry that has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war on Frontline Bitter Rivals: Iran And Saudi Arabia, Part 1 at 8 pm Tuesday.

Eye On The Sixties: The Iconic Photography Of Rowland Scherman at 10 pm Tuesday features the images of the LIFE magazine photojournalist.

Meet Sudan, the last male of his kind, the northern white rhino, living in a Kenyan sanctuary under 24-hour armed guard on Nature The Last Rhino at 7 pm Wednesday.

Evidence discovered in the world’s highest tombs reveals ancient rituals and beliefs on Nova Secrets of the Sky Tombs at 8 pm Wednesday.

Follow the build to make living beneath the waves into a reality as a team in Dubai attempts to construct a floating house on Impossible Builds at 9 pm Wednesday.

Enjoy an hour of contemporary country music with Chris Stapleton followed by Turnpike Troubadours on Austin City Limits at 10 pm Wednesday and 10:30 pm Friday.

Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday features Lyle Lovett.

New series! SciTech Now captures the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. The show airs Thursdays at 7:30 pm.

Chet visits the “Tomato Capital of the World” in Jacksonville 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.

Watch as Helen Mirren receives the 2017 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award on Great Performances at 8 pm Friday.

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 a career-spanning performance by R&B icon Ms. Lauryn Hill  on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday.

Highlights Feb. 11-17

KLRU Highlights

News of the horrific famine in Ireland reaches the Queen on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece Faith, Hope & Charity at 7 pm Sunday.

Feeling suffocated by the weight of the crown, Victoria escapes with her court to the Scottish highlands on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece The King Over The Water at 8 pm Sunday.

England has a new monarch, King James I, and Elizabeth’s former spymaster Robert Cecil faces his toughest test on Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents at 9 pm Sunday.

Do Not Resist puts viewers in the center of the exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States on POV at 9 pm Monday.

Black Women In Medicine at 10:30 pm Monday honors black female doctors around the country who work diligently in all facets of medicine.

Join Ann Curry for dramatic reunions between people whose lives intersected on 9/11 on We’ll Meet Again at 7 pm Tuesday.

Camp 72 at 10 pm Tuesday follows a quest for justice and healing after Liberia’s Civil War through the eyes of survivors,  warlords, grassroots activists.

Witness the secret lives of animals as never before, as this three-part series uncovers truly unprecedented behavior on Animals With Cameras, A Nature Miniseries at 7 pm Wednesday.

Join archaeologists and divers recovering remains of ships and planes lost during World War II’s epic Dunkirk operation on Nova at 8 pm Wednesday.

Can six sand islands, poking out of the Persian Gulf near Dubai, be transformed into the most luxurious holiday destination on earth? Find out on Impossible Builds  Europe In The Desert at 9 pm Wednesday.

Akron’s Dan Auerbach puts the Black Keys on hold to showcase his second solo album Waiting on a Song on Austin City Limits at 10 pm Wednesday. Fronted by Kevin Russell of the Gourds, Austin’s Shinyribs whips up Texas country soul from its new LP I Got Your Medicine.

Yamiche Alcindor, White House Correspondent for PBS NewsHour, on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday.

New series! SciTech Now captures the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. The show airs Thursdays at 7:30 pm.

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.

Journey through the prolific life of the I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings author and activist who inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought on Maya Angelou: American Masters at 8 pm Friday.

Find out what to ask when installing rain collection and tour a yard updated with layers of depth on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.

Enjoy an hour of contemporary country music with Chris Stapleton followed by Turnpike Troubadours on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday.

Highlights Feb. 4-10

KLRU Highlights

Victoria decides to try her hand at foreign relations on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece at 7 pm Sunday.

As news of the horrific famine in Ireland reaches the Queen, Victoria is adamant that her government should be doing more to help on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece at 8 pm Sunday.

Elizabeth’s enemies grow in strength, but her spymaster Robert Cecil also fights an enemy within on Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents at 9 pm Sunday.

Camp 72 at 8 pm Monday follows a quest for justice and healing after Liberia’s Civil War through the eyes of survivors,  warlords, grassroots activists.

On Independent Lens Winnie at 9 pm Monday, Pascale Lamche paints a complex portrait of Winnie Mandela: the woman, the paradox, both exalted and villainized in the eyes of history.

Join Ann Curry for the dramatic reunions between people separated after the Vietnam War on  We’ll Meet Again at 7 pm Tuesday.

Gilded Age: American Experience at 8 pm Tuesday presents the story of one of the most convulsive and transformative eras in American history.

Witness the secret lives of animals as never before, as this three-part series uncovers truly unprecedented behavior on Animals With Cameras, A Nature Miniseries
Episode 2 at 7 pm Wednesday.

Take a risky dive into an underwater cave in Mexico to uncover the 13, 000 year-old skeleton of a prehistoric teenager on NOVA First Face Of America at 8 pm Wednesday.

Follow the construction of one of the most complex skyscrapers ever to make it off the drawing board on Impossible Builds The Scorpion Tower at 9 pm Wednesday.

Relish the ACL debut of alternative rock icon LCD Soundsystem on Austin City Limits at 10 pm Wednesday and 10:30 pm Friday.

New series! SciTech Now captures the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. The show airs Thursdays at 7:30 pm.

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.

Enjoy an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Willie Nelson, the 2015 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at 8 pm Friday.

Road to Austin at 9 pm Friday is a legendary concert assembled by musical director, Stephen Bruton.

Brie Arthur swaps homegrown tips with an urban farmer and an Indian couple grows ethnic tastes on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.

Akron’s Dan Auerbach puts the Black Keys on hold to showcase his second solo album Waiting on a Song on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday. Fronted by Kevin Russell of the Gourds, Austin’s Shinyribs whips up Texas country soul from its new LP I Got Your Medicine.

Highlights Jan 28 – Feb 3

KLRU Highlights

Lucy Worsley gets into bed with our past monarchs to uncover the Tales from the Royal Bedchamber at 7 pm Sunday.

Victoria decides to try her hand at foreign relations on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece at 8 pm Sunday.

William Cecil, Queen Elizabeth I’s spy master, intercepts a conspiracy to assassinate the queen on Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents at 9 pm Sunday.

Join Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang and Dylan, a charismatic young homeless drifter who left a comfortable home and loving family, in this mysterious cross-cultural road trip that explores of the limits and meaning of freedom on Independent Lens I Am Another You at 9 pm Monday.

Join Ann Curry for the reunions of people whose lives crossed during the deadly eruption at Mount St. Helens on We’ll Meet Again at 7 pm Tuesday.

Live coverage of President Trump’s State of the Union Address on PBS NewsHour at 8 pm Tuesday.

Witness the secret lives of animals as never before on Animals With Cameras, A Nature Miniseries at 7 pm Wednesday.

Follow two intrepid pilots as they take on the greatest aviation adventure of our time, overcoming countless challenges as they construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world on NOVA The Impossible Flight at 8 pm Wednesday.

Groove to a full hour with hip-hop superstars Run The Jewels on Austin City Limits at 9 pm Wednesday and 9 pm Friday.

Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for the New York Times, on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 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.

On Great Performances Nas Live From The Kennedy Center at 8 pm Friday witness the groundbreaking hip-hop artist perform a symphonic rendition of his seminal debut album Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra.

Grammy-winner Alicia Keys performs in notable locations all around New York, including the world-famous Circle Line, the Unisphere and Harlem’s Apollo on Great Performances at 10 pm Friday.

A town hall to find common ground as Austin overhauls its development code on ATX Together at 11 pm Friday.

Meet tasty winter savory and how to grow and use it and a weaver brings her art outside on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.

Relish the ACL debut of alternative rock icon LCD Soundsystem on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday.

Highlights Jan. 21-27

KLRU Highlights

ATX Together Decoding Codenext at 6 pm Sunday features a community discussion to find common ground as Austin overhauls its development code.

Examine the significance of the royal wardrobes of English monarchs over the last 400 years on Tales From The Royal Wardrobe  at 7 pm Sunday.

Discontent is growing in the country and an unexpected grief finally forces Victoria to put childish things away on Victoria Season 2 On Masterpiece at 8 pm Sunday and 8 pm Saturday.

Go deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform on Independent Lens “The Force” at 8 pm Monday.

Canine Soldiers at 9:30 pm Monday explores the intimate bond between Military Working Dogs and their handlers-combat soldiers who make life-and-death decisions based on the instincts and behavior of the dogs who lead their patrols.

Join Ann Curry for the dramatic reunions of people separated by WWII on We’ll Meet Again “Children Of WWII” at 7 pm Tuesday. A Japanese-American woman sent to an internment camp hopes to find a childhood friend, and a survivor from a Jewish ghetto searches for the child of the couple who befriended him.

Nature “Animal Misfits” at 7 pm Wednesday reveals some surprising details about how evolution really works, demonstrating that all animals are remarkably well-adapted to their chosen way of life.

How did early engineers carve tombs into rock cliffs and funnel water to this desert city on NOVA “Petra: Lost City of Stone” at 8 pm Wednesday.

Travel with the scientific team granted unprecedented access by the Egyptian government to solve a 4,500-year-old mystery: what lies within the Great Pyramid at Giza on Secrets of the Dead at 9 pm Wednesday.

Thrill to an hour with legendary keyboardist and composer Herbie Hancock on Austin City Limits at 10 pm Wednesday and 10 pm Friday.

Khizr Khan is the Gold Star father, author, and a Constitutional Rights Advocate on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday and 7:30 pm Friday.

Chet heads to Lake Travis on The Daytripper at 8:30 pm Thursday.

Barnaby is torn between work and family obligations when the maid of honor at a high-society wedding is murdered just days before his own daughter’s nuptials on Midsomer Murders at 9 pm Thursday.

Everly Brothers – Harmonies From Heaven at 8 pm Friday tells the story of Phil and Don Everly, two of the most important and influential early rock n’ roll stars of the 1950s and ’60s.

Discover how Fats Domino’s brand of New Orleans rhythm and blues became rock ‘n’ roll on Fats Domino: American Masters at 9 pm Friday.

Discover what your soil can tell you and visit a regular yard turned into a food and fruit orchard on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.

Groove to a full hour with hip-hop superstars Run The Jewels on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday. The duo showcases its latest album Run the Jewels 3, as well as its greatest hits.

Highlights Jan 14-20

KLRU Highlights

ALL NEW VICTORIA! Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece at 8 pm Sunday. New mother Victoria is impatient to return to ruling, while Albert attempts to protect her from the news regarding British soldiers in Afghanistan.

Independent Lens I Am Not Your Negro at 8 pm Monday and 10 pm Friday watch a film that envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a revolutionary and personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux discover a tapestry of the unexpected in their ancestry, revealing slaves and free people of color, Civil War legacies and forgotten European origins on Finding Your Roots Tuesday at 7 pm.

Secret Of Tuxedo Park: American Experience at 7 pm Wednesday explore the life of the unknown Wall Street tycoon, Alfred Lee Loomis, who led a double life as a scientist and whose secret lab in upstate New York helped develop the radar technology that would alter the course of history in World War II.

Frontline at 9 pm Tuesday investigates the sexual abuse of immigrant women — often undocumented — who clean the malls where you shop, the banks where you do business and the offices where you work.

Discover the white wolf, one of the most hardened predators on the planet, in Ellesmere Island’s unforgiving ice and snow at Nature Arctic Wolf Pack at 7 pm Wednesday.

How has this unique structure, built on a seismic fault, survived centuries of quakes on NOVA Hagia Sophia: Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery at 8 pm Wednesday.

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic at 9 pm Wednesday will combine stories of people and communities impacted by this epidemic along with information from experts and those at the frontlines of dealing with the epidemic.

Helen Thorpe, journalist and author, on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday.

Many people dream of visiting Switzerland and experiencing the sheer beauty of the Alps, the gushing glacier river waters, and of course, the legendary cheeses and chocolates on Samantha Brown’s Places To Love at Thursday at 8 pm.

Chet explores a small town that’s known as the home of “Billy the Kid” on The Daytripper at 8:30 pm Thursday.

Barnaby’s former CID colleague Jack Colby left the force in disgrace following a sex scandal at the Causton police station on Midsomer Murders at 9 pm Thursday.

Explore the life and work of the A Raisin in the Sun playwright and activist who played a significant role in the civil rights movement on Lorraine Hansberry: American Masters at 8 pm Friday.

Grab a bit of history for your rose garden and tour a romantic garden carved into flooding terrain on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.

Thrill to an hour with legendary keyboardist and composer Herbie Hancock. The jazz innovator surveys his decades-long career in his Austin City Limits debut Saturday at 7 pm.

Highlights Jan 7-13

KLRU Highlights

Catch up on season one of Victoria before season 2 begins on Jan. 14th. Sunday starting at 7 pm watch the final three episodes of season one.

Follow filmmaker Jennifer Brea’s struggle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and meet others coping with this often-devastating and little-understood condition in this intimate documentary on Independent Lens at 9 pm Monday.

In Elvis ’56 Monday at 10:30 pm filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond (An American Family) open a time capsule to reveal the legendary performer at the very beginning of his meteoric career.

Actors Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy trace their nonconformist ancestors on Finding Your Roots Tuesday at 7 pm.

Discover the remarkable story of the perilous 1914 journey of Theodore Roosevelt and Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon into the dark and deadly heart of the Amazon rainforest on Into The Amazon: American Experience at 8 pm Tuesday.

Join scientists as they trudge through mountains of snow, climb trees as tall as buildings, and soar high in the air to discover how global climate changes are affecting one of America’s greatest wildernesses on Nature Yosemite at 7 pm Wednesday.

Black holes are the most enigmatic and exotic objects in the universe. Find out more on Nova Black Hole Apocalypse at 8 pm Wednesday.

John Hodgman, author, comedian and actor, on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday and 7:30 pm Friday.

In this premiere episode, Samantha visits one of the most diverse and underrated cities in the United States: Houston on Samantha Brown’s Places To Love at 8 pm Thursday.

Chet goes to North Padre Island on The Daytripper at 8:30 pm Thursday.

When director Nick Cheyney is found beheaded by a guillotine on the set of his latest film, Barnaby and Jones are left with no shortage of suspects on Midsomer Murders at 9 pm Thursday.

Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at 8 pm Friday features an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Tony Bennett.

Enjoy an hour of unconventional rock with Father John Misty and the Black Angels on Austin City Limits at 9:30 pm Friday.

The Broad Street Ballroom, an architectural landmark in New York’s Wall Street district, provided the perfect backdrop for a riveting performance by musical visionary Sturgill Simpson on Live from the Artist Den at 10:30 pm Friday.

See how to avoid the most common tree problems and visit a family vegetable garden on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.

Savor the best in Americana with Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and Amanda Shires on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday.

 

 

 

 

Highlights Dec. 31-Jan. 6

KLRU Highlights

Find out whether Victoria and Albert will take the fateful step into matrimony, and whether the queen will promise to obey her foreign prince on Victoria An Ordinary Woman Sunday at 7 pm.

Ring in 2018 with a celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s best-loved works for Broadway, including West Side Story on Live from Lincoln Center NY Philharmonic New Year’s Eve: Bernstein On Broad Sunday at 8 pm.

Enjoy the 2017 Austin City Limits special as Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash and the Neville Brothers are inducted into the Hall of Fame on ACL Hall of Fame New Year’s Eve Sunday at 10 pm.

Mark L. Walberg heads to the Museum of Appalachia to discuss Appalachian musical instruments on Antiques Roadshow Knoxville Monday at 7 pm.

Ring in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein with music conducted by Riccardo Muti on Great Performances From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2018 Monday at 8 pm.

Meet the frank and funny creator of the groundbreaking Tales of the City and follow his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South to a gay rights pioneer on Independent Lens The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin Monday at 9:30 pm.

Fred Armisen and Christopher Walken learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background has been a mystery to them on Finding Your Roots Unfamiliar Kin Tuesday at 7 pm.

Examine the social ramifications of the 1918 flu epidemic that killed 675,000 and how it affected those who lived through it on Influenza 1918 American Experience Tuesday at 8 pm.

Hear the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis on Frontline Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Tuesday at 9 pm.

See how a troop of snow monkeys in Japan’s Shiga Highlands makes their way and raises their families in a complex society of rank and privilege on Nature Snow Monkeys Wednesday at 7 pm.

Follow the historic rescue of Hubble, the space telescope that unveiled the cosmos on NOVA Invisible Universe Revealed Wednesday at 8 pm.

Examine legends about the origins and meaning of the aurora, the colorful glow that often brightens the night sky in Earth’s polar regions on Aurora – Fire in the Sky Wednesday at 9 pm.

Enjoy the 2017 Austin City Limits special as Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash and the Neville Brothers are inducted into the Hall of Fame Wednesday at 10 pm.

Join Kurt Andersen, writer and public radio host, on Overheard with Evan Smith Thursday at 7 pm.

Visit Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas, with the Bargo Brothers, then head to Johnson Space Center and Mi Tierra in San Antonio on Highpointers with the Bargo Brothers Thursday at 8 pm.

Chet travels to Belton, TX, to discover its heritage museum and excellent BBQ on The Daytripper Thursday at 8:30 pm.

A photographer is murdered shortly after exhibiting a compromising picture of Barnaby, who becomes a suspect in the ensuing investigation on Midsomer Murders Picture of Innocence Thursday at 9 pm.

Washington Week delivers the most interesting conversation of the week featuring a group of journalists in a roundtable discussion of major news events Friday at 7 pm.

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga team up for a special performance of their collaborative classic jazz recording, Cheek to Cheek on Great Performances Friday at 8 pm.

Get out your tissues and experience what the New York Times called an “emotional firestorm” with Alan Cummings Sings Sappy Songs Friday at 9 pm.

Enjoy the 2017 Austin City Limits special as Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash and the Neville Brothers are inducted into the Hall of Fame on ACL Hall of Fame New Year’s Eve Friday at 10 pm.

Enjoy an hour of unconventional rock with Father John Misty and the Black Angels on Austin City Limits Saturday at 7 pm.

Find out whether Victoria and Albert take the fateful step into matrimony on Victoria An Ordinary Woman Saturday at 8 pm.

At loose ends in a foreign land, Albert finds a noble cause, and Victoria gets her way in court on Victoria The Queen’s Husband Saturday at 9 pm.

George and Regina get married despite protests from Elizabeth and Carolyn, and Sarah makes arrangements for Rene to be buried according to Jewish custom on Place to Call Home The Mourners’ Kadish Saturday at 10 pm.

 

Highlights Dec. 10-16

KLRU Highlights

See the timeless, searing, funny, and ultimately hopeful meditation on race relations in America, told through the complex relationship between a Jewish widow and an African American man who works as her chauffeur, on Great Performances Driving Miss Daisy Sunday at 7 pm.

Based on the novel by celebrated writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, Making of a Lady tells the story of the well-born, educated but penniless Emily, who marries her employer’s wealthy nephew, but seeks solace elsewhere, Sunday at 8:30 pm.

Father Brown discovers the truth of a crime by looking into the truth of a soul – the passions, dark secrets, and hidden desires. He is more interested in saving souls than in bringing the guilty to justice on Father Brown The Hangman’s Demise Sunday at 10 pm.

Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Rosie Sayyah head to Joseff Jewelry to discuss Hollywood costume jewelry on Antiques Roadshow Anaheim, Hour Three Monday at 7 pm.

In Richmond, Virginia, Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Reid Dunavant travel to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art to talk about silver coffee and teapots on Antiques Roadshow Monday at 8 pm.

Third grader Jose Ansaldo was born in Mexico but imagines a life beyond the lettuce fields where his parents work. Watch his cruel circumstances play out, and understand what it means when children like Jose are denied opportunities on Independent Lens East of Salinas Monday at 9 pm.

Join narrator Neve Campbel for interviews with the creative team that reimagined an original tale, telling the story of how Marie fell asleep on Christmas Eve and dreamed of the World’s Fair on Making a New American Nutcracker Monday at 10 pm.

Three guests of disparate Southern backgrounds find astonishing tales of bondage in their family histories on Finding Your Roots Southern Roots Tuesday at 7 pm.

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay and Janet Mock see their basic assumptions about their families challenged on Finding Your Roots The Vanguard Tuesday at 8 pm.

Frontline tells the story of how Russian President Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy, and why he targeted the American election Tuesday at 9 pm.

Join Stephen Hawking as he challenges three ordinary people to find out who we really are by examining self-assembling machines and light-up bacteria on Genius By Stephen Hawking Are We Alone? Tuesday at 10 pm.

Get an intimate look at elephants through the lens of the greatest storytellers of natural history on Nature Soul of the Elephant Wednesday at 7 pm.

Uncover traces of the Allies’ devastating planting of explosives under German territory during WWII and learn why it failed to break the deadlock of trench warfare on NOVA Secret Tunnel Warfare Wednesday at 8 pm.

Explore the basic principles of flight to see how leapers and gliders become airborne – and how they overcome the powerful force of gravity on Supernature – Wild Flyers Defying Gravity Wednesday at 9 pm.

Welcome up and coming country singers Margo Price and Hayes Carll to Austin City Limits Wednesday at 10 pm.

Helen Thorpe is an award-winning journalist and author whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and Texas Monthly. See her on Overheard With Evan Smith Thursday at 7 pm.

Examine the transformation of Houston’s most glamorous address, from early settlers to shopping mecca and urban oasis on Post Oak Boulevard: A Texas Legacy Thursday at 7:30 pm.

Chet heads to the “Pecan Capital of the World” where he learns about the 1000 or so different varieties of this nut on The Daytripper San Saba, TX, Thursday at 8:30 pm.

The late mistress of Manderley, Rebecca, casts her irresistible spell from beyond the grave in this adaption of Daphne du Maurier’s haunting novel on Rebecca, Thursday at 9 pm.

Go on a journey through the extraordinary history, art and architecture of Houston’s stunning skyline, historic homes, and quirky structures on The Art of Architecture: Houston Thursday at 10:36 pm.

Join the most interesting conversation of the week with a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of the week’s major news events on Washington Week, Friday at 7 pm.

Helen Thorpe is an award-winning journalist and author whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and Texas Monthly. See her on Overheard With Evan Smith Friday at 7:30 pm.

Celebrate the holidays with Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle, a cross-cultural spectacular, featuring the world’s leading tenor Rolando Villazon, Friday at 8 pm.

Jordan Smith ’tis the Season showcases the season nine winner of The Voice and spotlights music from his new Christmas album, Friday at 9 pm.

Welcome up and coming country singers Margo Price and Hayes Carll to Austin City Limits Friday at 10 pm.

Enjoy intimate performances from Ryan Adams and Shakey Graves on Austin City Limits Saturday at 7 pm.

Father Brown discovers the truth of a crime by looking into the truth of the soul – the passions, dark secrets and hidden desires of the criminal on Father Brown The Hangman’s Demise Saturday at 8 pm.

Caroline is overwhelmed at the prospect of looking after baby Flora, until a stranger walks into her life on Last Tango in Halifax Saturday at 9 pm.

Caroline is relieved to find that Greg is a natural with Flora and a positive influence on Lawrence on Last Tango in Halifax Saturday at 10 pm.

Caroline gets to the heart of the reason Gillian is reluctant to go through with the wedding, and Alan takes steps toward forgiving on Last Tango in Halifax Saturday at 11 pm.