Masterpiece Mystery! Miss Marple: Caribbean Mystery Sunday at 7 pm follows Miss Marple and a curmudgeonly business tycoon while they unravel a web of deceit, murder and “dark magic” at a lavish tropical hotel.
On Masterpiece Mystery! Miss Marple: Greenshaw’s Folly Sunday at 8:30 pm and Saturday at 9 pm, Miss Marple unveils secrets of Greenshaw’s Folly while researching the death of the house’s loyal butler.
As Neil Barsky’s film recounts in POV Koch Monday at 9 pm, Mayor Ed Koch was more than the blunt, funny man New Yorkers either loved or hated during his three terms in office, 1978-1989.
The miniseries Independent Lens: The Graduates Monday at 10:30 pm (in Spanish Tuesday at 10 pm) depicts an honest exploration of how students, their families and teachers are faring in a stressed public education system, during a politically complex climate and during an unforgiving global economy.
In Finding Your Roots In Search of Our Fathers Tuesday at 7 pm Stephen King, Courtney Vance and Gloria Reuben solve the mystery of their paternal ancestry and meet relatives they never knew they had.
Boomer List American Masters Tuesday at 8 pm provides insight into the boomer generation through intimate interviews that focus on exceptional achievement, struggle and identity, telling the story of extraordinary Americans and the history they lived through and often created.
Laugh along with Carol Burnett and The Funny Ladies on Pioneers of Television Tuesday at 10 pm as they paved the way for today’s TV comediennes.
Penguins cross treacherous, frozen seas and avoid dangerous predators to reach their breeding grounds in Penguins: A Nature Special Wednesday at 7 pm.
Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank and even date online. NOVA Wednesday at 8 pm investigates how a new global geek squad is harnessing cutting-edge science — all to stay one step ahead of the hackers and keep our data safe.
In Secrets of the Dead Wednesday at 9 pm scientists test the bones found in 2011 of hunchbacked King Richard III, a fearsome warrior and evil king of England, to discover more information about his history.
Steve Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band presents classic New Orleans jazz with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Jim James of My Morning Jacket all at Austin City Limits airing Wednesday at 10 pm and Friday at 10:30 pm.
Jeffrey Tambor, a six-time Emmy-nominated actor best known for playing Hank Kingsley in The Larry Sanders Show and George Bluth Sr. in Arrested Development, joins Evan Smith for an interview on Overheard Thursday at 7 pm.
Arts In Context | The Best Little Art House in Texas Thursday at 7:30 pm follows a group of passionate fans, who work to preserve the love of film and art house movie theaters in Austin.
Latino Americans | On the South Plains Thursday at 8 pm depicts a celebration of culture, music, and artistic expression by Latinos in West Texas through specific stories of larger significance.
During Daytripper | El Paso Thursday at 8:30 pm, travel to the edge of Texas to discover the Wild West history of this frontier town and learn why it is known as the “Boot Capital of the World.”
In El Taller Thursday at 9 pm Proyecto Teatro and director Luis Ordaz aim to make the arts accessible to the entire community, regardless of income levels, for the purpose of encouraging human development, improving society and maintaining culture.
Murder, mayhem, and the ultimate revenge are displayed on stage as Live from Lincoln Center Friday at 8 pm presents Sweeney Todd, Stephen Sondheim’s musical masterpiece.
American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen takes place Saturday starting at 10 am. This national initiative features programs to help students stay on the path to on-time high school graduation and future success. This full-day event is dedicated to engaging Austin around the dropout crisis and features local resources as well as documentaries on various topics.
Grammy-winners Coldplay, the modern-rock giants who have sold more than 50 million records worldwide, perform on Austin City Limits Saturday at 7 pm.