Arts on TV: Bill T. Jones; Steven Spielberg and John Williams
“Austin City Limits” 10 p.m., Thursday KVCR: Steve Miller Band performs; the Preservation Hall Jazz Band presents classic New Orleans jazz with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Jim James of My Morning Jacket.
“American Masters Bill T. Jones: A Good Man” 9 p.m., Friday KOCE: Choreographer Bill T. Jones mounts a full-evening dance event inspired by Abraham Lincoln's life.
“Live From the Artists Den” 10 p.m., Friday KLCS: Booker T. and the Drive-By Truckers perform at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans; special guest Bettye LaVette.
“Inside” 7 p.m., Saturday KSCI: "The Emperor's Treasure": Taiwan's National Palace Museum houses an art collection of more than 600,000 objects that gives a new perspective on China's cultural history.
“Movie: The Producers” (1968) 8 p.m., Saturday TCM: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder. A Broadway producer and his accountant back a sure-fire flop: “Springtime for Hitler.”
“Bulgarian Rhapsody: Pacific Symphony” 7 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday KOCE: The Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra performs in Bulgaria, homeland of its Artistic Director Maxim Eshkenazy.
“Gallery: The National Museum of the American Indian” 10 p.m., Monday KVCR: The unveiling and dedication of the first Smithsonian museum dedicated to American Indians.
“AFI Master Class” 5 and 9 p.m., Tuesday TCM: The Art of Collaboration: Steven Spielberg and John Williams: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams collaborate on movies.
“Movie: Black Swan” (2010) 8 p.m., Wednesday Cinemax: (R) Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis. A ballerina begins to lose her fragile grip on reality as a sultry newcomer threatens to usurp her position as the lead dancer in “Swan Lake.”
“Work of Art: The Next Great Artist” 9 p.m., Wednesday Bravo: Street Dealers : Randomly paired, each team is to select a public space where they will reveal their final piece to the public.
-- Compiled by Ed Stockly
Photo: From "American Masters Bill T. Jones: A Good Man'" a dancer in "Fondly Do We Hope…Fervently Do We Pray." Credit: Paul B. Goode / PBS