TV program notes -- week of Nov. 21, 2021
NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Nov. 21 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
Sunday, Nov. 21, 4-5:30 a.m. EST (EWTN) "Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Christ the King." Live broadcast from St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican as Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the feast of Christ the King and observes World Youth Day. The liturgy will be rerun noon-1:30 p.m. EST.
Monday, Nov. 22, 8-9 p.m. EST (EWTN) "The Journey Home." On this edition of the weekly conversion-themed program, Lou Aaron joins series host Marcus Grodi to discuss his return to the Catholic faith. Aaron now serves as a permanent deacon in the Diocese of Boise, Idaho (TV-G -- general audience).
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 9-10 p.m. EST (PBS) "Home From School: The Children of Carlisle." Filmmaker Geoffrey O'Gara's documentary follows a group of Native Americans as they set out to recover the remains of children who died at an Indian boarding school. An "Independent Lens" presentation (TV-PG -- parental guidance suggested).
Thursday, Nov. 25, 8-10 p.m. EST (Fox) "World Pet Games." In this special, pet owners from around the world enter their animal friends in a series of competitive events (TV-PG/D, L -- parental guidance suggested; some suggestive dialogue, infrequent coarse language).
Friday, Nov. 26, 8-9:01 p.m. EST (ABC) "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town." Perennial animated favorite which tells the story behind Santa's red suit, flying reindeer, ho-ho laugh, elves and toy factory in the North Pole. Narrated by Fred Astaire (TV-G -- general audience).
Friday, Nov. 26, 9-10:30 p.m. EST (PBS) "Coppelia." This episode of the series "Great Performances" showcases a modern reboot of Léo Delibes' 1870 ballet featuring a blend of live-action dance and animation (TV-PG -- parental guidance suggested).
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