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BY Daniel J. Engler
SUNDAY, 8 p.m.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
ABC The crew and
volunteers build a new home for Nathan and Jenny Montgomery and their four
children in Philo, Ill. Nathan gave up a career in engineering to found the
Salt & Light Food Pantry in nearby Champaign and now helps feed 250
families a week. Brady Builders got Father James Ramey of Bloomington to
celebrate Mass on the building site, and area Catholic students conducted a
drive for the food pantry.
Nature: Cloud, Challenge of the
PBS Ginger Kathrens
presents her third film about Cloud, the white wild horse she has followed in
the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana since his birth in 1995. Cloud and his band
of mares and foals face attacks by mountain lions, raids by other stallions and
threats from the Bureau of Land Management, as do rival Shaman and his band.
The Future Depends on Love
hosts Drs. David and Angela Franks take “A Frank Look at the Vocation of
Marriage” and join their guest experts in explaining Catholic doctrine about
the sacrament of marriage, chastity, natural family planning and similar
7:30 p.m., live
World Series, Game One
FOX SPORTS Asked what
makes a good baseball manager, Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra replied, “Good
players.” Plenty of good players will be on hand for this opening game of the
105th World Series between the champions of the American and National Leagues.
Game 2 of the annual best-of-seven series is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and Game 3 is
PBS In this hour-long
show, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas looks at Russian composer Dmitri
Shostakovich (1906-1975) and how, during a purge by Soviet dictator Joseph
Stalin that sent millions to slave labor camps, torture and execution, he
removed himself from suspicion by composing his Fifth Symphony in D Minor
(1937). The work fooled the communist regime but expressed people’s heartbreak
HISTORY The night
before All Hallows’ Eve and Halloween goody-giving, hour-long episodes
spotlight sweets and munchies: “Chocolate” at 8 p.m., “Snackfood Tech” at 9
p.m., “More Snackfood Tech” at 10 p.m., and “Candy” at 11 p.m. Advisory: TV-PG.
Direct From the Moon
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL
The Japanese space agency Jaxa launched the Kaguya lunar orbiter in September
2007 and ended its mission in June of this year. The orbiter took spectacular
photos of the moon and Earth and collected scientific data.
Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.