National Catholic Register

Arts & Entertainment

TV Picks Mar. 18-24

BY John Lilly

March 18-24, 2007 Issue | Posted 3/13/07 at 10:00 AM

 

All times eastern

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New Season of Shows

CATHOLICTV The cable station CatholicTV, from the Archdiocese of Boston, broadcasts Catholic shows 24 hours a day online and, on cable and satellite, in many areas of the United States and Canada. New programs include The Raising of Lazarus, throughout Lent, and the talk show This Is the Day. Live at 9:30 a.m. is Daily Mass. At 10 a.m., 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. is The Rosary, and at 3 p.m., The Chaplet of Divine Mercy.


SUNDAY, 8:30 a.m.

30-Minute Meals: Breakfast in Dublin

FOOD NETWORK St. Patrick’s Day is now officially over, but just barely — so let’s keep the celebration going with some sightseeing in Dublin and this Irish breakfast of sausage, cream eggs with cheese and chives, spiked beans and toast and, of course, tea.


MONDAY, 8 a.m.

Daily Mass on the Feast of St. Joseph

EWTN On the Feast of St. Joseph, the head of the Holy Family, we can pray along with this telecast of Mass from EWTN in Birmingham. Re-airs noon and 6:30 p.m.


MONDAY, 9 p.m.

In the Womb: Multiples

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL This special’s vivid images of infants in the womb should immediately increase everyone’s love for unborn babies and our gratitude and reverence for God’s gift of life. The images also remind us that the pro-life cause has a scientific basis. A re-air. Advisory: Facts of life content.


TUESDAY, 8 p.m.

Lost Worlds: Palenque

HISTORY CHANNEL Archaeologists are parting the jungle in the Mexican state of Chiapas to reveal the vast eighth-century Mayan city of Palenque. Computer graphics “rebuild” the city’s palaces, temples, tombs and plazas. A re-air. Advisory: TV-PG.


WEDNESDAY, 8 p.m.

EWTN Live

EWTN Jesuit Father Mitch Pacwa’s guest, advertising exec Marion Mulhall, tells of her outreach to priests through WorldPriest.com and promotion of the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests this June 15, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.


THURSDAY, 9 p.m.

Great Performances: Barenboim on Beethoven

PBS At the Staatsoper in Berlin, Daniel Barenboim plays five of Beethoven’s piano sonatas, including the “Appassionata,” Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57.


FRIDAY, 10:30 p.m.

Young Buffalo Bill

FAMILYLAND TV Roy Rogers stars as “Buffalo Bill” Cody and Gabby Hayes is his sidekick in this 1940 story of a fight to save a New Mexico ranch from crooked re-surveying.


Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.