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Schedule Highlights December 6 to December 12

Despite the challenges of a global pandemic, the members of Genesis — Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford — rehearse for a return to touring after a 17 year absence on Genesis: The Last Domino? at 8 p.m. Monday.

Celtic Woman performs a variety of tunes from 14 different locations throughout Ireland; songs include "Amazing Grace," "Bonny Portmore," "The Dawning of the Day," "The Wild Atlantic Way" and more on Celtic Woman: Postcards From Ireland at 9:30 p.m. Monday.

A tour of the European islands of Malta, Capri, Orkney and Skye includes remote beaches, Crusader castles and prehistoric wonders on Rick Steves Island Hopping Europe at 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Actors Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet retrace their ancestral journeys on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Off the Farm at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The 25th anniversary of documentary series The Civil War includes video clips and interviews with Ken Burns, Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires and others on Ken Burns: The Civil War at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Produced and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Sam Pollard, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Wall Street Journal senior writer Douglas A. Blackmon and narrated by acclaimed actor Laurence Fishburne, this film relates how labor practices and laws create a new form of slavery in the South on Slavery by Another Name at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Straddling the night sky, the Milky Way reminds us of our place in the galaxy we call home. But what shaped this giant spiral of stars and what will be its destiny? NOVA travels back in time to unlock the turbulent story of our cosmic neighborhood, from its birth in a whirling disk of clouds and dust to colossal collisions with other galaxies. Finally, peer into the future to watch the Milky Way’s ultimate fate as it collides with the Andromeda galaxy, over 4 billion years from now on NOVA NOVA Universe Revealed: Milky Way at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

A wildlife cameraman films many diverse species of bees in his urban garden during the COVID-19 lockdown on Nature My Garden of a Thousand Bees at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Scientists are coming to understand fat as a system akin to an organ — one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Explore the mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger and even pregnancy on NOVA The Truth About Fat at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

The making of the documentary series Country Music by Ken Burns, which details the history of country music in America; host Kathy Mattea on Ken Burns: Country Music at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Join celebrated musicians for a concert celebrating the film Country Music by Ken Burns. Hosted by Burns and featuring performances and appearances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and more on Country Music: Live at the Ryman at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The first two decades of Dolly Parton's career sees her cross over from her rural Tennessee country roots to become one of the world's most popular and celebrated artists on stage, television and film; narrator Pam Tillis on Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You at 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Heading into the Rocky Mountains in Montana and Canada to examine the imperiled whitebark pine as it edges toward extinction on Ghost Forests at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The creation of handcrafted instruments, featuring Marc Savoy and the Savoy family, bowmaker Susan Lipkins, luthier Doug Naselroad and artist Richard Jolley on Craft in America Harmony at 8 p.m. Friday.

Exploring the history, artistry and impact of personal adornment with jewelers Tom Herman, Harriete Estel Berman, Art Smith, Gabrielle Gould and Jesse Monongya on Craft in America Jewelry at 9 p.m. Friday.

Olivia Rodrigo performs songs from her debut album Sour; Phoebe Bridgers performs songs from Punisher on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Friday.

Singer-songwriter Patty Griffin and her backing duo perform songs from her self-titled album; New Orleans rockers The Revivalists play songs from Take Good Care on Austin City Limits at 7 p.m. Saturday.

After headstrong Eliza Scarlet inherits her father's detective agency, she is obliged to find a male business partner to operate in Victorian London on Masterpiece: Miss Scarlet and the Duke Inheritance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Eliza takes a seemingly impossible case: proving the innocence of a man found at a murder scene with a bloodied knife in his hand, who has already pleaded guilty on Masterpiece: Miss Scarlet and the Duke The Woman in Red at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Eliza goes beyond her instructions after she is hired for an undercover job to spy on a group of suffragettes on Masterpiece: Miss Scarlet and the Duke Deeds Not Words at 10 p.m. Saturday.

The natural and man-made wonders beneath London, from ancient caves to secret bunkers on Secrets of Underground London at 11 p.m. Saturday.

Lucy Worsley uncovers the history and hidden stories of Christmas carols, including whether the carol service was really invented to lure locals out of the pub and into church, and why "Silent Night" spread so rapidly around the world on Christmas Carols With Lucy Worsley at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday.

James Herriot interviews for a new job with Yorkshire veterinarian Siegfried Farnon, and his first day is one full of surprises on Masterpiece: All Creatures Great and Small You've Got To Dream at 8 p.m. and 10:55 p.m. Sunday.

Skeldale House descends into chaos with the arrival of Siegfried's wayward brother Tristan; Mrs. Pumphrey throws a party on Masterpiece: All Creatures Great and Small Another Farnon? at 9 p.m. and 11:55 p.m. Sunday.

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