Dr. Turner and Nurse Crane deal with an alarming outbreak of diphtheria; the team tries to reunite an abandoned baby with its mother on Call the Midwife at 7 p.m. Sunday.
At 57 years of age, country singer-songwriter Garth Brooks receives the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song — the youngest recipient to do so on Garth Brooks: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at 8 p.m. Sunday.
Change is in the air when an exciting opportunity as Alfred creates tension between Ivy and Daisy, Isobel appeals to Violet's charitable nature, but it does not come without a struggle on Downton Abbey at 10 p.m. Sunday.
World renowned chefs provide insight into how to get more women into leadership roles as head chefs and restaurant owners while addressing issues such as paid parental leave, affordable child care and fair wage on A Fine Line: A Woman's Place Is in the Kitchen at 9 p.m. Monday.
Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang investigates the untold history of China's one-child policy, including its impact on generations of mothers and children on Independent Lens One Child Nation at 10 p.m. Monday.
Human skeletal remains found in the basement of Ben Franklin's British residence may have been used for science on Secrets of the Dead Ben Franklin's Bones at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Personal accounts from polio survivors about the disease that paralyzed thousands before Jonas Salk introduces a vaccine to guard against it on American Experience The Polio Crusade at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
An investigation into the fight over the future of plastics, the crisis of water pollution and whether the plastic industry used recycling to sell more plastic on Frontline Plastic Wars at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Austin Revealed: Booting Up Big Tech at 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Actress and writer Issa Rae discusses the challenges of creating independent Web series and developing original online content; The Unexpected on On Story at 11 p.m. Tuesday.
How the change in international relations may affect Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean, whose protected habitat features wildlife found nowhere else in the world on Nature Cuba's Wild Revolution at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Cuban scientists develop their own biotech industry, including lung cancer vaccines that may give new hope to patients around the world on NOVA Cuba's Cancer Hope at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
In Mali, a young Muslim helps to renovate Djenne's Great Mosque, in the hope of earning a place in paradise; on Earth's Sacred Wonders Closer to the Divine at 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Host Hari Sreenivasan explores topics such as technology, scientific discovery and innovation on SciTech Now at 10 p.m. Wednesday & 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Alternative rockers LCD Soundsystem perform hits and songs from American Dream on Austin City Limits at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday & 11:30 p.m. Friday.
Author John Grisham on Overheard With Evan Smith at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Sailing Auckland Harbour aboard the 2007 America's Cup winning Team New Zealand sailboat; chef Samir Allen; Auckland Domain's volcanic and Maori history; Four Shells Kava Room & Shop; Vodafone Warriors on Samantha Brown's Places to Love Auckland, New Zealand at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Summiting Emory Peak, the tallest point in Big Bend National Park; exploring the old mining culture of Terlingua, Texas; La Kiva bar on The Daytripper Big Bend (part2) and Terlingua at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
A series of murders seems to be inspired by macabre images on a medieval fresco recently discovered on Midsomer Murders Leet Us Prey at 9 p.m. Thursday & 9:39 p.m. Saturday.
Father Brown spies trouble when Lady Felicia returns to Kembleford on Father Brown The Face of the Enemy at 10:35 p.m. Thursday.
A dinner honors chef Edna Lewis; porridge gets the royal treatment; how blacks contributed to Southern cuisine on Somewhere South Porridge for the Soul at 9:30 p.m. Friday.
Chefs José Andrés and Éric Ripert discuss Julia Child's hands-on treatment of a whole fish, how much information she is able to convey, and how she is able to work without any retakes on Dishing With Julia Child The Whole Fish Story at 10:30 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.
A mysterious saboteur tries to stop the Kembleford Choir from winning the Three Counties Choir competition on Father Brown The Celestial Choir at 8 p.m. Saturday.
George asks the family to go on as usual, as Regina's behavior spirals; James and Henry's relationship is precarious on A Place to Call Home Catch the Tiger at 8:46 p.m. Saturday.