Paul McCartney, left, is shown with Johnny Carson on "The Tonight… (Carson Entertainment )
“The Wendy Williams Show” 11 a.m. Thursday, Fox: Broadway: actress Audra McDonald.
“Open Call” 9 p.m. Thursday, KCET: Live at the Ford-Grandeza Mexicana: Hosted by mezzo-soprano opera singer Suzanna Guzman, Open Call features a wide variety of productions from profiles of artists.
“Gospel Music Presents: Great Performances” 10 a.m. Saturday, CBS: Shirley Murdock performs with guests Regina Belle, Beverly Crawford and Kelly Price. From Fort Mill, S.C.
“Louis CK: Live at the Beacon Theatre” 10 p.m. Saturday, FX:
“Great Performances at the Met” 1 a.m. Saturday, KVCR: "Madama Butterfly": Patrick Summers conducts Puccini's tale of a Japanese geisha betrayed by an American lover. With Patricia Racette.
“Independent Lens” 10:30 p.m. Sunday, KOCE: Summer Pasture: A young nomadic couple live with their infant daughter in the high grasslands of eastern Tibet.
“Johnny Carson: American Masters” 9 p.m. Monday, KOCE: A profile of Johnny Carson's career commemorates the 50th anniversary of “The Tonight Show.”
“Rick Steves' Europe” Midnight Tuesday, KCET: Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Crème Brulée: Eiffel Tower; Orsay Gallery; French cuisine; Parisian history.
“Bulgarian Rhapsody: Pacific Symphony” 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, KOCE: The Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra performs in Bulgaria, homeland of its Artistic Director Maxim Eshkenazy.
-- Compiled by Ed Stockly