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  • 'Girlfriends,' streaming, Acorn

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Despite a stellar cast, the tiresome, overwrought "Girlfriends" is a misfire for the usually laudable streaming service Acorn. Created by British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award-winning screenwriter Kay Mellor, the first episode of "Girlfriends" was released Monday, Jan. 29.

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  • TV program notes -- week of Feb. 25, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Feb. 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 Feb. 25, 2018

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

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  • 'Here and Now,' Feb. 11, HBO

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Alan Ball, the Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning creator of such acclaimed and popular TV series as "Six Feet Under" and "True Blood," returns to HBO with the limited series drama "Here and Now."

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  • TV program notes -- week of Feb. 18, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Feb. 18 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 Feb. 18, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Feb. 18. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • After net neutrality, is children's TV next in FCC's sights?

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In December, the Federal Communications Commission overturned the rules governing net neutrality and an open Internet that had been place for all of two years. And before January was over, one of the commissioners who voted to overturn those rules suggested that the FCC should consider doing away with much -- if not all -- of the regulations governing children's television.

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  • TV program notes -- week of Feb. 11, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Feb. 11 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 Feb. 11, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Feb. 11. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • 'The Gilded Age,' Feb. 6, PBS

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Since its October 1988 debut, the illuminating and edifying PBS documentary series "American Experience" has offered viewers welcome relief from the serial killers, crystal meth dealers and dysfunctional families who otherwise typically populate TV.

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  • 'The Alienist,' Jan. 22, TNT

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Based upon Caleb Carr's eponymous, popular and acclaimed 1994 novel, the limited series period drama "The Alienist" debuts on the TNT cable channel Monday, Jan. 22, 9-10 p.m. EST. Great-looking, with a wonderful, fine eye for period details, the nonetheless morally problematic series will air on Monday nights in that time slot, concluding its 10-week run March 26.

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  • TV film fare -- week of Jan. 28, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Jan 28. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • 'Victoria,' Jan. 14, PBS

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The first season of the British period drama "Victoria," garnered more than 16 million American viewers in 2017, making it the second most popular PBS series of the past 20 years, after "Downton Abbey."

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  • TV program notes -- week of Jan. 21, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Jan. 21 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 Jan. 21, 2018

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Jan 21. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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