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Arts on TV: Bill T. Jones; Steven Spielberg and John Williams

November 10, 2011 |  6:00 am

American Masters Bill T. Jones: A Good Man

“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