Film & Television


  • Worth Watching in January and February 2012

    by Peggy Weber

    TELEVISION & MULTIMEDIAPBS’ AMERICAN EXPERIENCE focuses on figures and events of the American West, including Billy the Kid (Jan. 10), Custer’s Last Stand (Jan.17), Wyatt Earp (Jan. 24), and Annie Oakley and Jesse James (Jan. 31).   Busted… read more

  • Worth Watching in December 2011

    by Peggy Weber

    INTERNETThe Congregation of Holy Cross recently re-launched, offering tools designed to introduce potential candidates to life as a Holy Cross priest or Brother and help lead them through their discernment process. Catholic TV… read more

  • Worth Watching in November 2011

    by Peggy Weber

    TELEVISION, RADIO, AND MULTIMEDIA PBS introduces NOVA’s “THE FABRIC OF THE COSMOS,” hosted by physicist Brian Greene, and reveals more wonders of the universe. Wednesdays (Nov. 2 to 23). Also on PBS comes the season premiere of MASTERPIECE … read more

  • 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 (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