Two episodes of the Antiques Roadshow begin at 7 pm on Monday. They head to Miami Beach, Florida and Madison, Wisconsin.
Independent Lens Monday at 9 pm travels to Laya to visit Pyanki, a nine-year-old monk. They document Pyanki’s experiences when he receives electricity and television for the first time.
LaDonna Harries: Indian 101 Monday at 10 pm profiles Comanche political and social activist LaDonna Harris.
Finding Your Roots “Ancient Roots” Tuesday at 7 pm traces the family histories of three quintessential voices in American life.
Revisit one of the most bizarre episodes in the annals of modern history – the unprecedented barnstorming across America by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev on Cold War Roadshow: American Experience Tuesday at 8 pm.
Frontline Tuesday at 9 pm and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.
In the last few years, scientists have started noting an ever-growing number of killer whales in Arctic waters in the summer months. Nature Invasion of the Killer Whales investigates Wednesday at 7 pm.
On NOVA Killer Landslides Wednesday at 8 pm, geologists are investigating what triggered the deadliest U.S. landslide in decades and whether climate change is increasing the risk of similar disasters around the globe.
On November 11, billions of kilometers from Earth, a spacecraft orbiter and lander will do what no other has dared to attempt: land on the volatile surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun at 67, 000 km/hr on To Catch a Comet Wednesday at 9 pm.
Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and columnist for The New York Times, joins Evan Smith on Overheard Thursday at 7 pm.
Beginning at 7:30 pm on Thursday, runoff candidates for Austin City Council District 6, 7, 8 and 10 sit down for a conversation about leadership on Civic Summit.
Runoff candidates for Austin Mayor sit down for a conversation about leadership on Civic Summit Friday at 8 pm.
One of musical theater’s biggest blockbusters, Cats, returns to Great Performances Friday at 9 pm for an encore presentation.
ACL Presents Saturday at 7 pm shows highlights from the 2014 Americana Music Festival, recorded in Nashville.