All times Eastern
SUNDAY 1:30 p.m.
NBC Tim Ryan, Robbie Boyce and Donna Brothers
are the commentators at this
SUNDAY 8 p.m.
Nature: Chasing Big Cats
PBS Owen Newman and Amanda Barrett recount their 14 years
of observing lions, cheetahs, leopards, caracals and servals
MONDAY 9 p.m.
Engineering an Empire: Da Vinci’s World
History Channel City-states and small republics began to
MONDAY 11 p.m.
Modern Marvels: Cities of the Underworld
History Channel Residents and visitors in Istanbul, the former Constantinople, tread every day over now-sunken historic sites of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires, including a Roman hippodrome, Constantine’s lost Great Palace, a Byzantine dungeon and Ottoman-era tunnels and cisterns. Advisory: TV-PG.
WEDNESDAY 8 p.m.
EWTN “If I had an army reciting the Rosary, I
would convert the world,” said Pope Pius XI. Jesuit Father Mitch Pacwa’s guest, Sister M. Jessica Swedzinski,
describes the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign of family
Rosaries, founded by Joao Pozzobon (1904-1985) in
THURSDAY 8 p.m.
Life on the Rock
EWTN “The Power of Grace in Arts and Theater” is the topic of guest Jeremy Stanbary, 27, actor, playwright and founder of Epiphany Studio Productions. He performs one-man plays about young future pope Karol Wojtyla and the Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano.
FRIDAY 8:30 a.m.
Home & Garden A beautiful and fulfilling way to
express love of country is to quilt an American Flag for patriotic display.
Quilting teacher Gloria Smith shows how. This episode also includes a segment
on 19th-century quilts in
SATURDAY 1:30 p.m.
The Martyrs: They Died for Christ
EWTN This episode, “Martyrs of Ireland, I,” pays much-deserved tribute to the many Irish clergy and laity who have kept the faith and have paid the price for it through the centuries, under diabolical persecution scarcely rivaled anywhere in the world.