It’s the quarter-finals of the Great British Baking Show and only five bakers remain. Mary and Paul up the ante to see which bakers will rise to the challenge of creating 36 showstopping doughnuts and more on Sunday at 7 p.m.
On season 5, episode 7 of Downton Abbey, Bates’ train ticket returns to the spotlight. Isobel encounters a surprising obstacle to happiness. An arrival brings new hope, while departures bring both relief and sorrow on Masterpiece Theater at 8 pm on Sunday.
Episode 5 of Grantchester finds Sidney and Geordie on holiday in London where they happen upon a murder, allowing them to show Scotland Yard a thing or two. Masterpiece Mystery! airs Sunday at 9 pm.
Independent Lens feature Through A Lens Darkly tells the story of the pioneering African-American photographers who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present. Through A Lens Darkly airs Monday at 9 pm.
Explore Thurgood Marshall’s life in the years leading up to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling in the compelling biography Mr: Civil RIghts: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP on Monday at 10 pm.
A team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family histories at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Genealogy Roadshow Philadelphia, Tuesday at 7 pm.
Italian Americans, on Tuesday at 8 pm, traces the evolution of Italian Americans from the late 19th century to today. This series peels away myths and stereotypes to reveal a world uniquely Italian and uniquely American.
Mosaic: The Deep Eddy Mural takes us on a journey from inception through dedication of the 1,200 square foot mosaic mural at historic Deep Eddy Pool. Get a peek behind the curtain to understand what it takes to create of a truly monumental work on Tuesday at 10 pm.
For centuries, owls have been fascinating hallmarks of children’s stories and folk tales the world over. What actually makes owls so special? Find out on Nature Owl Power Wednesday at 7 pm.
In a daring experiment, an archaeologist and sculptors team up to carve an iconic temple-tomb to find out how the ancient people of Petra built their city of stone on NOVA Petra – Lost City of Stone at 8 pm on Wednesday.
On Earth A New Wild Oceans, Sanjayan draws on his own ocean experiences to reveal a vibrant community of scientists, engineers and fishermen who are providing solutions that can help restore the oceans in astonishing ways. Airs Wednesday at 9 pm.
Highlights from the inaugural Austin City Limits Hall of Fame presentation on Austin City Limits Wednesday at 10 pm and Friday at 10 pm. Performers include Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Guy and Double Trouble.
Overheard With Evan Smith sits down with Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Richard Linklater on Thursday at 7 pm.
Arts In Context at 7:30 pm Thursday profiles the Rude Mechs, a group that creates original productions that represent a genre-defying cocktail of big ideas, cheap laughs, and dizzying spectacle.
Chet heads to Athens and Kingsville on back-to-back episodes of The Daytripper at 8 pm on Thursday.
The best of Austin and British Invasion musicians perform in celebration of the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians on ALL ATX – The British Invasion, Thursday at 9 pm.
From his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway, American Masters – August Wilson captures the legacy of the man some call America’s Shakespeare. Airs Friday at 8 pm.
Austin Revealed: Civil Rights Stories, on at 9:30 pm on Friday, features interviews with prominent Austin citizens about their experience during Austin’s civil rights period, the effect of segregation and what gentrification has meant to the city.
Pull together spots for sun or shade with companions that grow together on Central Texas Gardener at noon on Saturday.
Austin City Limits presents modern blues and soul with Gary Clark, Jr. and Alabama Shakes on Saturday at 7 pm.