On this episode of Great Performances,Julie Andrews hosts the traditional ringing in of the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the baton of guest conductor Gustavo Dudamel, featuring Strauss Family waltzes and more, and a picturesque range of Vienna landmarks. See From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration, airing Sunday at 6:30 pm.
The mercurial Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) is back once more on British soil, as Doctor Watson (Martin Freeman) and his wife, Mary (Amanda Abbington), prepare for their biggest challenge yet: becoming parents. Join for the season premiere of Sherlock, airing back to back at 8 pm, 9:30 pm and 11 pm Sunday night. This episode also airs at 8:59 pm Thursday, January 5, and 10:21 pm Saturday, January 7.
Best and Most Beautiful Things is a celebration of outcasts everywhere, following a precocious young blind woman who disappears into quirky obsessions and isolation, on this episode of Independent Lens airing 9 pm on Monday.
Follow a group of senior citizens who take their first steps into cyber-space under the tutelage of teenage mentors on the special titled Cyber-Seniors airing Monday at 10 pm.
Journey through the life’s work of the socially conscious director of Serpico, 12 Angry Men and Network in a never-before-seen interview on Sidney Lumet: American Masters airing at 7 pm on Tuesday.
The first-person stories of refugees and migrants fleeing war and persecution for Europe. Told through camera-phone footage filmed by the families themselves as they leave their homes on dangerous journeys seeking safety and refuge, on this special episode of Frontline: President Trump airing at 9 pm on Tuesday.
Writer/Director/Producer Charles Burnett shares his career development process in narrative and documentary filmmaking on this episode of On Story airing at 10 pm on Tuesday.
On this episode of On Story, Director John Lee Hancock and writer Kelly Marcel discuss how the script for Saving Mr. Banks was successfully transformed onto the screen using heavily stylized elements, and musical cues from the classic film Mary Poppins to depict the life of author PL Travers during the 1960’s. This episode airs at 10:30 pm on Tuesday.
Kays tracks and photographs coywolves with remote motion sensor cameras, collects road kill and scat, and obtains tissue and bone samples from fur trappers, hunters, and others to unravel the mysteries that define this new species on Nature, airing at 7 pm on Wednesday.
A team of scientists and explorers probe high altitude caves in the Tibetan Himalayas looking for clues to how humans found their way into this forbidding landscape and adapted their bodies to survive. Join NOVA in the exploration of Vampire Sky Tombs, airing at 8 pm Wednesday.
Follow scientists as they uncover “deviant” burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves on Secrets of the Dead airing at 9 pm on Wednesday.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve as Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King and Kris Kristofferson are inducted into the Hall of Fame on ACL Hall Of Fame New Years Eve, airing at 10 pm on Wednesday.
Join Evan Smith as he interviews Marcus Samuelson, a chef and restaurateur who has written numerous cookbooks on this episode of Overheard With Evan Smith airing Thursday at 7 pm.
Passing It Forward features Tapestry Dance Company laying the foundation for the future of tap dance in America, this week’s Arts In Context feature, which airs on Thursday at 7:30 pm.
Chet heads to West Texas to explore one of the most beautiful and most remote national parks in the U.S. on the National Parks episode of The Daytripper airing at 8 pm on Thursday.
After a night backpacking to the South Rim, Chet wakes up to head back to the basin and visits Terlingua, on this episode of The Daytripper, at 8:30 pm on Thursday.
From the late 1940s until his death in 1959, he spearheaded an innovative ad campaign that made Springmaid sheets a household word and changed the approach of the country’s advertising industry. The “Colonel” was already a WWI hero and author of War Birds: Diary of an Unknown Aviator, when he inherited his father’s South Carolina textile company in the 1930s. Watch Miss Springmaid this Thursday at 10:30 pm.
Examine the daily life of residents in an ethnically and culturally diverse community in Queens, New York on In Jackson Heights, Friday at 8 pm.
Enjoy a career-spanning performance by R&B/hip-hop icon Ms. Lauryn Hill in a rare television appearance on her screening of Austin City Limits, Saturday at 7 pm.
Based on the short stories by G K Chesterton, Father Brown follows the kindly cleric as he solves crimes in his community. Watch alongside Father Brown in the episode titled Law Of Motion, airing Saturday at 8 pm.
Rejoin Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson — in 1890s London on Sherlock On Masterpiece, Saturday at 8:47 pm.