National Catholic Register

Arts & Entertainment

TV Picks June 10 - 16

BY Daniel J. Engler

June 10-16, 2007 Issue | Posted 6/5/07 at 9:00 AM


SUNDAY, various

Solemnity of Corpus Christi

EWTN Join EWTN in celebrating the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. At 3 a.m., The Eucharist — In Communion With Me; at 8 a.m., live, Solemn Mass and Procession with the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word (re-air at noon); and at 6 p.m., live, Benediction and Procession at Hanceville.

MON.-FRI., 3 a.m., 6:30 p.m.

What Catholics Really Believe

EWTN In these five daily 30-minute segments in a 13-part series, Dr. Ray Guarendi and the late Father Kevin Fete help us to understand and be ready to explain Catholic doctrine on baptism, the moral life, confession and the Blessed Virgin Mary.

TUESDAY, 10 p.m.

Rhythm of My Soul: Kentucky Roots Music

PBS This documentary by Roger Sherman uses film and commentary to present the beautiful Gospel, country, bluegrass and mountain music of rural Kentucky. Hear performances by artists such as Bill Monroe, Loretta Lynn, Ricky Skaggs, the Howard Family, Leo Sexton and Josh and Stacie Carriere. TV-G.


Children’s Adoration in the Third Millennium

EWTN Congregation of St. John Father Antoine Thomas tells parents, priests and catechists about all the graces, blessings and love that Jesus bestows on little children in their weekly holy hours with him. Re-airs 10 a.m. Saturday.


At Home With Arlene

FAMILYLAND TV At 10 a.m. Thursdays and 2 p.m. Fridays, Arlene Williams stirs wise counsel into her blend of fun recipes, cooking hints, homemaking tips and guest chefs.

FRIDAY, 9:30 a.m.

Room by Room: Beauty of a Home Office

HOME & GARDEN TV Could a home office be your ticket to financial health? In this show, hosts Matt Fox and Shari Hiller turn a 12x12 den into an efficient and comfy office.

SATURDAY, 7 p.m., 11 p.m.

Animal Planet Dog Championships

ANIMAL PLANET Head to Harrisburg, Pa., for this All-Breed Show, taped April 14, which featured 3,689 dogs from 159 breeds in conformation and obedience competitions.

SATURDAY, 5 p.m.

Flight 93

HISTORY CHANNEL This A&E-made fact-based movie, written by Nevin Schreiner and directed by Peter Markle, dramatizes the story of the doomed passengers and crew of United Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, who foiled hijackers’ terrorist plans by fighting back. Jeffrey Nordling stars as passenger leader Tom Burnett, a Catholic, and Kendall Cross plays Tom’s wife Deena, also a Catholic. Advisory: TV-PG.

Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.