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  • TV program notes -- week of Dec. 12, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Dec. 12 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of Dec. 12, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Dec. 12. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • 'Burning,' Nov. 29, Amazon Prime

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- In the Australian brush fires of 2019-20, during what became known as "Black Summer," 54 million acres of land were destroyed. As the film "Burning" documents, that's almost 50 million more than were decimated in the devastating California wildfires of the latter year.

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  • 'The Wheel of Time,' streaming, Amazon Prime

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- "The Wheel of Time" moves, unfortunately, at a snail's pace in a ponderous new fantasy series overstuffed with familiar-looking wizards, warriors and monsters. Three of the series' eight episodes are streaming now on Amazon Prime. Remaining installments will be available each Friday through Dec. 24.

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  • TV program notes -- week of Dec. 5, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Dec. 5 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of Dec. 5, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Dec. 5. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence, and sexual situations.

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  • 'Animal,' streaming, Netflix

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- A quartet of high-profile commentators, Bryan Cranston, Rebel Wilson, Rashida Jones and Pedro Pascal ("Game of Thrones"), lends luster to the docuseries "Animal." But it's the varied species of wildlife the program showcases that turn out to be its main attraction.

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  • TV program notes -- week of Nov. 28, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Nov. 28 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of Nov. 28, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Nov. 28. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • 'Storm Lake,' Nov. 15, PBS

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- As many as 65 million Americans live in so-called news deserts, areas with only one newspaper or none at all. The evocative and absorbing documentary "Storm Lake" describes the struggle of the biweekly Iowa-based periodical The Storm Lake Times to survive in such a challenging environment.

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  • 'The Waltons' Homecoming,' Nov. 28, The CW

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The arrival of the TV movie "The Waltons' Homecoming" represents a perfect Christmas present for the entire family. The wholesome and heartwarming film airs Sunday, Nov. 28, 8-10 p.m. EST on The CW.

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  • 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.

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  • TV film fare -- week of Nov. 21, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Nov. 21. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • 'Swagger,' streaming, Apple TV+

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Olympic gold medalist and NBA champion Kevin Durant is the moving spirit behind the limited-series drama "Swagger." In addition to being credited as one of the show's executive producers, Durant's personal history informs its narrative.

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  • 'A Samurai in the Vatican,' Nov. 17, PBS

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- An intriguing but largely forgotten historical incident is skillfully recounted in the documentary "A Samurai in the Vatican." Presented as part of the series "Secrets of the Dead," the film premieres Wednesday, Nov. 17, 10-11 p.m. EST on PBS. Broadcast times may vary, however, and viewers are advised to check local listings.

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  • TV program notes -- week of Nov. 14, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Nov. 14 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

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  • TV film fare -- week of Nov. 14, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Nov. 14. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • TV film fare -- week of Nov. 7, 2021

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Nov. 7. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.

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  • TV program notes -- week of Nov. 7, 2021

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

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