The competition stiffens like whipped peaks as the contestants take on desserts on Great British Baking Show Sunday at 7 pm.
Mary checks in to a hotel and checks out a potential mate and a secret from Violet’s past is revealed on Masterpiece Theater Downton Abbey part 3 of season 5 at 8 pm Sunday and Saturday.
James Norton (Belle) stars as Sidney Chambers, a young and charismatic vicar who turns amateur investigator when one of his parishioners dies under suspicious circumstances. Chambers on part 1 of Masterpiece Mystery Grantchester at 9 pm Sunday.
Venture behind closed doors to learn the harrowing story of a 21-year-old U.S. infantryman in Afghanistan on Independent Lens “The Kill Team” at 9 pm Monday. Followed by the animated short film “Confusion Through Sand,” which tells the story of a teenage military recruit alone and scared in a hostile desert.
Ripple of Hope at 10:30 pm Monday tells the story of Robert F. Kennedy’s speech on the night Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed in 1968.
A team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family stories in St. Louis on Genealogy Roadshow Tuesday at 7 pm.
President Obama delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday at 8 pm.
Nature Dogs That Changed the World part 2 at 7 pm Wednesday examines how can we learn to cope with the hard-wired instincts of pet dogs.
Nova at 8 pm Wednesday follows the epic operation to secure, raise and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ran aground and tragically capsized off the coast of Italy on January 13th 2012, killing 32 passengers.
Austin City Limits at 10 pm Wednesday and 10:30 pm Friday features soulful pop from Sam Smith and Future Islands. UK sensation Smith sings “Stay With Me” and others from his debut. Future Islands features their single “Seasons (Waiting on You)” as well as other tunes from Singles.
Overheard with Evan Smith Thursday at 7 pm features Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, journalist, author and op-ed columnist for The New York Times.
Arts In Context Thursday at 7:30 pm profiles Blue Lapis Light as the group transforms urban environments into works of art with their large-scale aerial dance productions.
The Daytripper heads to Abilene and Lubbock in back-to-back episodes starting at 8 pm Thursday.
Dr. Paul Cruz, the sole finalist for AISD Superintendent, answers questions from students, teachers and the community at large on Civic Summit at 9 pm Thursday.
Journey through the mysterious world of sleight-of-hand with multi-talented conjurer Ricky Jay on American Masters at 8 pm Friday.
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii at 9 pm Friday presents Elvis Presley at the pinnacle of his superstardom, giving one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career. Support KLRU and get tickets to see Elvis Lives at the Long Center.
Landscape architect students illustrate designs that face the future on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday. On tour, a multi-level design charmed anxious slopes for family living and habitat restoration.
Great American singer/songwriters Ryan Adams and Jenny Lewis return to Austin City Limits Saturday at 7pm. Adams features songs from his self-titled album. Former Rilo Kiley star Lewis comes in support of her LP The Voyager.