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  • Worth Watching in October 2011

    by Peggy Weber

    Television, Radio and Multimedia Hallmark Movie Channel will air FINDING A FAMILY, based on the true story of Alex Chivescu, a foster child who searches for a new mom and dad. (Oct. 15)   Also on Hallmark, LOVE’S EVERLASTING COURAGE, the second prequel … read more

  • Worth Watching in June 2011

    by Peggy Weber

    Television and internet   The Hallmark Channel presents Rock the House, an original movie about a man who tries to improve his relationship with his teenage daughter and organize his work life — and connect with the members of his high school garage band. … read more

  • Worth Watching in May 2011

    by Peggy Weber

    Television, Radio & Multimedia   The Beatification of Pope John Paul II will broadcast on Catholic TV at noon and 8 p.m. Watch on Sky Angel channel 142, selected cable outlets, or online at CatholicTV.com. (MAY 1)   This clever and… read more

  • Worth Watching in April 2011

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television, Radio & Multimedia   ABC Family Channel has begun national broadcasts of THE SUNDAY MASS, produced by Passionist Communications. Celebrated at St. Malachy’s Church (The Actors’ Chapel) in New York’s Times Square, the liturgy can… read more

  • Worth Watching in March 2011

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television, Radio & Mulitmedia   While speaking about the 45th WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS, Pope Benedict XVI praised new media technologies such as Facebook but also warned of their risks, including depersonalization and self-indulgence. … read more

  • Worth Watching in February 2011

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television & Multimedia   Disney Channel launches DISNEY JUNIOR, a multiplatform label devoted to preschoolers. Among its debuting shows are “Disney Poetry Shorts” and “Special Agent Oso,” designed to encourage healthy lifestyles. Check listings… read more

  • A Q&A with Marleen Magnoni Alhadeff, Catholic and producer of “Memphis,” Tony-Award winning Best Musical of 2010

    by Traci Neal

    Months after the hit Broadway show, “Memphis,” took home four Tony Awards, including the 2010 Best Musical, one of the show’s producers, Marleen Magnoni Alhadeff, a Catholic, was still somewhat awestruck.   Longtime social justice … read more

  • Worth Watching in December

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television & Multimedia   PBS’ Independent Lens presents THE CALLING, a two-part documentary that follows seven Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim Americans as they train for the clergy. Produced by a multi-denominational team … read more

  • Fun facts about the making of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    Photos at Right:   First picture: From left to right: Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian), Skandar Keynes (Edmund), and Georgie Henley (Lucy) in “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”   Second picture: Georgie Henley as… read more

  • Worth Watching in November

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television & Internet PBS’s six-hour miniseries CIRCUS hits the road with the Big Apple Circus to offer an unprecedented and visually thrilling look inside the big top as well as behind the scenes, where myriad performers reflect on the ups and downs … read more