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  • 'Requiem,' streaming, Netflix

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- "I want to know who I am," Matilda Gray (Lydia Wilson), the protagonist of the supernatural thriller "Requiem" says. By the time they finish the six-episode miniseries, which began streaming on Netflix March 23, viewers will likely identify this aspiration as an example of the saying "Be careful what you wish for."

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  • TV program notes -- week of April 22, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of April 22 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of April 22, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of April 22. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • TV program notes -- week of April 15, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of April 15 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of April 15, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of April 15. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • 'King in the Wilderness,' April 2, HBO

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Revelatory and spellbinding, the exceptional documentary "King in the Wilderness" premieres on HBO Monday, April 2, 8-10 p.m. EDT. Depictions of violence, a range of mature themes, strong language and racial slurs make the program most appropriate for adults. Yet, given the film's historical content and educational nature, parents may deem it acceptable for mature adolescents as well.

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  • Video games get White House scrutiny after Parkland shooting

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- It was only 40 years ago that the video game "Space Invaders" came onto the scene. In 1978, video games were few and far between, unless you had some kind of primitive Atari or Intellivision console that you could hook up to your tube TV to play something other than "Pong." But "Space Invaders" set the tone for generations of video games yet to come.

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  • TV program notes -- week of April 8, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of April 8 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of April 8, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of April 8. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • 'The Child in Time'

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The venerable "Masterpiece" franchise will debut the pensive, layered, demanding contemporary drama "The Child in Time" on PBS stations Easter Sunday, April 1. Adapted by Stephen Butchard from Ian McEwan's critically acclaimed 1987 novel, the BBC production will air 9-10:30 p.m. EDT.

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  • TV program notes -- week of April 1, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of April 1 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of April 1, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of April 1. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence, and sexual situations.

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  • 'Instinct,' March 18, CBS

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- In theory, networks hold back midseason replacement shows to give promising but unrealized programs time to smooth out their rough edges. But the often implausible and half-baked new crime drama "Instinct" could stand some more time in the oven.

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  • TV program notes -- week of March 25, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of March 25 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of March 25, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of March 25. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence, and sexual situations.

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  • 'Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History,' March 11, CNN

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- It may be slightly overproduced, but CNN's new docuseries "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History" will nonetheless intrigue, edify and challenge viewers. Narrated by popular actor Liam Neeson, the series debuts Sunday, March 11, 10-11 p.m. EDT, and will air in that slot throughout its six-week run, concluding Sunday, April 15.

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