TV program notes -- week of May 7

NEW YORK (OSV News) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of May 7, with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by OSV News.

Monday, May 8, 9-10 p.m. EDT (History) "The Search for Noah's Ark." This episode of the series "History's Greatest Mysteries" explores the Biblical story of Noah and examines the fate of his ark.

Monday, May 8, 10-11:30 p.m. EDT (PBS) "Sam Now." Filmmaker Reed Harkness' autobiographical coming-of-age documentary profiles his brother Sam and explores a family crisis. An "Independent Lens" presentation (TV-14 – parents strongly cautioned).

Wednesday, May 10, 4-5 p.m. EDT (EWTN) "Audi, Filia: The Call of St. John of Avila." A look at the life of priest, author and mystic St. John of Avila (1499-1569), who was named a Doctor of the Church by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012 (TV-G – general audience).

Thursday, May 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m. EDT (EWTN) "National Mass for Life From Ottawa." Archbishop Marcel Damphousse of Ottawa-Cornwall celebrates this eucharistic liturgy at the Canadian capital's Notre Dame Cathedral (TV-G -- general audience).

Thursday, May 11, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EDT (EWTN) "National March for Life, Ottawa, Canada." Complete coverage of Canada's most significant annual pro-life event (TV-G -- general audience).

Friday, May 12, 9-11 p.m. EDT (PBS) "Celebrating 50 Years of Broadway’s Best." Actress Sutton Foster hosts this revue made up of songs from milestone Broadway musicals that opened between 1973 and 2023. Part of the series "Great Performances" (TV-PG – parental guidance suggested). - - - John Mulderig is media reviewer for OSV News. Follow him on Twitter @JohnMulderig1.