NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of May 16 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
Tuesday, May 18, 10:30-11:30 p.m. EDT (PBS) “Project Kashmir.” Filmmakers Senain Kheshgi and Geeta V. Patel sneak their cameras into the disputed territory of Kashmir to document the costs of war in one of the most dangerous — and beautiful — places on Earth. An “Independent Lens” presentation (TV-PG – parental guidance suggested).
Wednesday, May 19, 8-9 p.m. EDT (PBS) “Deadliest Battle.” This episode of the series “Secrets Of The Dead” uses newly uncovered documents, survivor accounts and archival footage to reveal the full impact of the horrific Battle of Stalingrad, which changed the course of World War II and established the Soviet Union as a superpower (TV-PG – parental guidance suggested).
Wednesday, May 19, 10-11 p.m. EDT (EWTN) “To the Heights: Our Spiritual Ascent Toward God.” The program follows a group of Catholic teens and young adults on a hiking expedition up Colorado’s Collegiate Peaks Mountains. Led by French priest Father Antoine Thomas, they embrace the example of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati and Pope John Paul II in their experience of nature.
Saturday, May 22, 2-3 p.m. EDT (EWTN) “In the Heart of John Paul II.” A documentary exploring the profound relationship between the former pontiff (1920-2005) and the Virgin Mary, especially as it relates to the Divine Mercy and Fatima devotions.
Mulderig is on the staff of Catholic News Service.