It's the Great
Thursday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m., ABC
For TV watchers of a certain vintage, this animated special is the spooky-season classic. Charlie Brown is thrilled when he's invited to a Halloween party, and even Snoopy gets in on the action as he dons a Flying Ace costume. Meanwhile, Linus awaits the arrival of the Great Pumpkin.
For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville
Sunday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m., ABC
As part of the countdown to its Nov. 6 broadcast of The 47th Annual CMA Awards, ABC presents this hour-long exploration of the history of Nashville's country-music scene. The documentary features comments from more than 30 artists, including Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Charlie Daniels and the Black Keys.
The Smoking Gun
Sunday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., Discovery
Colin McLaren, one of Australia's foremost homicide detectives, presents his controversial findings after using modern technology to examine the evidence from the JFK assassination in this new documentary. Ballistic experiments, CGI, and 3D animation are featured.