On the Great British Baking Show Sunday at 7 pm the contestants try to make the best biscuits in order to continue in the competition.
Season 5 of Downton Abbey begins Sunday at 8 pm as the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties.
Alastair Bruce, historical advisor to Downton Abbey, reveals the secrets of how the aristocratic set dined and dressed, how they married and made money on Manners of Downton Abbey at 9:15 pm Sunday.
Our Time Is Now at 9 pm Monday follows six New Mexico teenagers as they strive to finish high school, wrestle with personal challenges, and pursue their dreams. This program is part of KLRU’s American Graduate initiative.
Follow three boys as they navigate the often-treacherous road between childhood and adolescence in an economically depressed Missouri town on Independent Lens Rich Hill Monday at 10 pm. Despite the isolation and deprivation, they long for the American Dream.
Award-winning author Charlotte Gray and historians Terrence Cole and Michael Gates bring new insights and perspective to the Alaska gold rush of the 1890s on Klondike Gold Rush Tuesday at 7 pm.
Robert Ripley’s obsession with the odd made him one of the richest men in America. Ripley Believe It Or Not on American Experience at 8 pm Tuesday profiles the eccentric, globetrotting playboy who became an unlikely national celebrity.
With first-hand accounts of school killings in Newtown and Columbine, and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, Frontline Gunned Down Tuesday at 9 pm examines why despite the national trauma over gun violence Washington hasn’t acted.
Breathtaking photography reveals wolves, wild boar and even bears living among France’s many mountains, valleys and forests on Nature Wild France at 7pm Wednesday.
Meet a new breed of flying robots, from tiny swarming vehicles to giant unmanned planes on Nova Rise of the Drones at 8 pm Wednesday.
Austin City Limits Wednesday at 10 pm and Friday at 9:30 pm showcases modern Americana with the Avett Brothers and Nickel Creek.
Novelist James Ellroy talks about his career writing noir-style crime fiction on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday.
Arts In Context at 7:30 pm Thursday profiles Les Rav, the classically-influenced experimental folk band, born from the intense personal hardship of songwriter Lauren Bruno.
Conceived and hosted by renowned American singer Renee Fleming, Great Performances American Voices Friday at 8 pm is the groundbreaking festival of performances, master sessions and symposia.
Mosaic: The Deep Eddy Mural Project at 10:30 pm Friday tells the story behind Austin’s iconic mural.
America’s Test Kitchen Christopher Kimball takes us behind the scenes to connect kitchen-to-garden philosophy on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday. On tour, a new gardener feeds her family of seven from organic pickings all year long.
Austin’s best alternative rock shines with Spoon and White Denim on Austin City Limits at 7 pm Saturday.