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TV program notes -- week of June 23, 2019

By John Mulderig
Posted: 6/10/2019

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NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of June 23 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

Sunday, June 23, 1-3:30 p.m. EDT (EWTN) "Solemnity of Corpus Christi: Mass and Procession From Rome." Pope Francis presides over the Solemn Mass of Corpus Christi and the eucharistic procession that follows, live from Rome (TV-G -- general audience).

Sunday, June 23, 8-10 p.m. EDT (ABC) "Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda." Nik Wallenda and his sister, Lijana, seventh-generation members of the Wallenda family circus troupe, attempt a walk of approximately 1,300 feet 25 stories above New York City's Times Square.

Tuesday, June 25, 9-11 p.m. EDT (PBS) "Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party." A look back at the seven-week 1989 demonstration in Beijing that ended with a military crackdown (TV-14 -- parents strongly cautioned).

Saturday, June 29, 3:30-5:30 a.m. EDT (EWTN) "Solemnity of the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul." Pope Francis celebrates the Solemn Mass of Sts. Peter and Paul live from Rome. The liturgy will be rerun noon-2 p.m. EDT (TV-G -- general audience).

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Mulderig is on the staff of Catholic News Service.