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Schedule Highlights May 31 to June 6

Downton Abbey is threatened by extortion and downsizing; Mrs. Hughes poses a sensitive question; Daisy speaks out; Anna and Bates wait on Masterpiece Downton Abbey at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Mary's past catches up with her when an unwelcome visitor delivers an ultimatum, and news about the running of Downton Hospital sets Violet on the warpath on Masterpiece Downton Abbey at 8:26 p.m. Sunday.

Wedding dress drama takes a turn for the worse; hospital debate escalates; a volunteer helps Edith on Masterpiece Downton Abbey at 9:21 p.m. Sunday.

Baxter has a new case to consider; Anna and Mary head to London; two past visitors arrive at Downton on Masterpiece Downton Abbey at 10:15 p.m. Sunday.

Thomas extends a generous offer to Andy; the family hosts a powerful politician for dinner; Mary's suspicions take shape on Masterpiece Downton Abbey at 11:08 p.m. Sunday.

Violet goes on the warpath as the hospital battle escalates; Daisy attempts to thwart a romance; prospects look up for Mary and Edith on Masterpiece Downton Abbey at 12:02 p.m. Monday.

Step inside the Newark Police Department — one of many troubled forces ordered to reform. Writer and historian Jelani Cobb examines allegations of police abuses and the challenge of fixing a broken relationship with the community on Frontline Policing the Police at 9 p.m. Monday.

Earthrise relays the story of the first image captured of Earth from space in 1968, as told by Apollo 8 astronauts on POV Shorts Earthrise at 11 p.m. Monday.

Animation and radio broadcast reenactments help tell the story of the life of Augustus Post, an American adventurer noted for buying the first motor car in New York and for once holding the world distance record in an air balloon on The Unforgettable Augustus Post at 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Queen Elizabeth I's spy master William Cecil discovers the queen's cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, is behind a plot to assassinate Elizabeth on Queen Elizabeth's Secret Agents at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

An ambitious aristocrat tries to oust Robert Cecil as Elizabeth's spymaster; at stake is control over the aging queen and the power to choose the next king of England on Queen Elizabeth's Secret Agents at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

King James I becomes England's new monarch; Elizabeth's former spymaster, Robert Cecil, exposes the most infamous terrorist threat in British history on Queen Elizabeth's Secret Agents at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Craig Mazin, Emmy Award-winning creator of the HBO miniseries Chernobyl, talks about the creative process behind his account of the 1986 nuclear accident on On Story at 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Writer Megan Amram talks about developing characters whom audiences care about, emotion behind humor and her web series An Emmy for Megan on On Story at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday & 11:13 p.m. Saturday.

Mark Evans travels to Western Australia to attach tracking tags to white sharks; beach patrol teams search for sharks; a multispectral camera spots them from the air on Operation Maneater Great White Shark at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Using period tools and techniques, bricklayers build an experimental mini-Duomo to try to determine how Filippo Brunelleschi built the dome that crowns Florence's great cathedral of Santa Maria del Fioreon NOVA Great Cathedral Mystery at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Japan builds a network of defensive lines, bunkers and fortifications across the island of Okinawa on WWII Megaweapons The Tunnels of Okinawa at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Accompanied by his band The Dukes, Steve Earle plays songs from his tribute album to Texas writer Guy Clark on Austin City Limits at 11 p.m. Wednesday & 11:30 p.m. Friday.

The latest interviews and information on the impact of COVID-19 on Central Texas, from Austin PBS Decibel on COVID-19 Update at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Poet and author Saeed Jones discusses his memoir How We Fight for Our Lives on Overheard with Evan Smith at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

This documentary, made up of six stories filmed by six different producers, focuses on the troubled relationship between people of color and law enforcement in America. The film chronicles how families of color protect their children's lives with "The Talk" – about what to do and how to behave if you are stopped by the police on The Talk – Race in America at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Father Brown uncovers secrets, hypocrisy and murder at a finishing school for young ladies on Father Brown The Demise of the Debutante at 11 p.m. Thursday.

Decibel at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Nominated for five 2017 Tony Awards, Falsettos offers a funny yet poignant look at a modern middle-class family on Live From Lincoln Center Falsettos at 8 p.m. Friday.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter H.E.R. performs on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

When Father Brown and Mallory go missing, it's up to the gang to save them from a man hell-bent on revenge on Father Brown The Darkest Noon at 8 p.m. Saturday.

George considers selling the farm; Richard schemes new ways to bring down the Blighs on A Place to Call Home Cloud Break at 8:46 p.m. Saturday.

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