SUNDAY, 8 p.m.
PBS Rhinos are increasingly rare today, but people are saving them from poachers, introducing them to new habitats and breeding them in captivity. This show takes us to South Africa, Indonesia and India, and to U.S. zoos.
MONDAY, 8 p.m.
The Journey Home
EWTN Host Marcus Grodi’s guest, Father Leonard Klein, a former minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, was ordained a Catholic priest in 2006.
MONDAY, 9 p.m.
American Experience: The Berlin Airlift
PBS In more than a year after the Soviet dictator Stalin blockaded land access to the three Western-held sectors of Berlin on June 24, 1948, the United States and our allies saved Berliners from starvation by delivering 2.3 million tons of food and supplies in more than 275,000 airplane flights. Advisory: TV-PG.
Around the House
FAMILYLAND TV Lesley Carlson and Kevin McKay host this family-friendly series about home renovation projects and home improvements that will increase your home’s value. Airs 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 4 p.m. Saturdays.
TUESDAY, 9 p.m.
Ancient Discoveries: Ancient Cars & Planes
HISTORY CHANNEL Well, not necessarily planes — but some ancient peoples did invent fairly advanced modes of transportation. Greeks in the sixth century B.C. had a “railway,” and Chinese in the sixth century A.D. had “wind cars” that could carry 30 men and travel hundreds of miles a day. The show investigates possible flying machines in China and Greece — and in Egypt, where hieroglyphics seem to show helicopter-like machines.
WEDNESDAY, 10 p.m.
The Micah Project
EWTN When the nation of Israel split in two, God gave the prophet Micah a message for each side. Catholic apologist Michael Cumbie, a former Southern Baptist pastor, today urges Catholics to evangelize and urges Protestants to reunite with the Church.
FRIDAY, 8 p.m.
Return of Rin Tin Tin
FAMILYLAND TV In this heartwarming 1947 drama, Bobby, 13, a refugee war orphan helped by kindly Father Matthew, emerges from his shell thanks to German Shepherd wonder dog Rin Tin Tin — but then baddies try to take Bobby’s beloved “Rinty” away.
SATURDAY, 2 p.m.
NBC This year is the 100th edition of the fabled indoor track and field meet at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Among the features: an exciting duel in the shot put, the always thrilling Wanamaker Mile and the meet’s first-ever women’s 3,000- meter run.
Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.