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  • 'Feel the Beat,' streaming, Netflix

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The dance-themed blend of comedy and drama "Feel the Beat" is being marketed as fare appealing to all ages. And it carries a rating of TV-G -- general audience. Yet the feature-length film -- which is streaming now on Netflix -- is, in fact, marked by problematic content and messaging.

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  • TV program notes -- week of July 5, 2020

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of July 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 July 5, 2020

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

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  • 'Dads,' streaming, Apple+

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Sometimes heartwarming but also problematic, "Dads" is actress and filmmaker Bryce Dallas Howard's feature-length directorial debut. Released to coincide with Father's Day, the 81-minute documentary is streaming now on Apple+.

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  • 'Lenox Hill,' streaming, Netflix

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Uncommonly thoughtful, quietly engrossing, "Lenox Hill" will leave an abiding impression on viewers. Eight one-hour episodes of the docuseries are currently streaming on Netflix. Producers and directors Adi Barash and Ruthie Shatz bring a cinema-verite style to their portrayal of life in the titular New York City hospital. They thus dispense with narration or commentary in favor of an unmediated presentation of events.

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  • TV program notes -- week of June 28, 2020

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of June 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 June 28, 2020

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

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  • 'Beecham House,' June 14, PBS

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- A welcome escape is in store for visitors to "Beecham House," a lavishly produced historical drama set in India. The six-episode series debuts on PBS on Sunday, June 14 (check local listings for time and channel), while the entire series is streaming now on PBS Passport.

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  • 'Sweet Magnolias,' streaming, Netflix

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- The problems are manageable and the characters generally sympathetic in the pleasantly enjoyable, though slightly bland, series "Sweet Magnolias." Ten hourlong episodes of the drama, created by Sheryl J. Anderson, are currently streaming on Netflix.

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  • TV program notes -- week of June 21, 2020

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of June 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 June 21, 2020

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

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  • 'Space Force,' streaming, Netflix

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Greg Daniels, co-creator of the U.S. version of "The Office," collaborates with that program's lead, Steve Carell, to launch the new limited-series comedy "Space Force." Fans of the popular and award-winning earlier show, which ran on NBC 2005-13, will likely be hugely disappointed in this new offering.

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  • 'Quiz,' streaming, AMC Premiere

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Coughing and sneezing have taken on a new significance recently. But when is a cough more than just a cough? When it's used as a method of communication by criminals conspiring to steal a fortune.

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  • TV program notes -- week of June 14, 2020

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of June 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 June 14, 2020

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

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  • 'Dead Still,' streaming, Acorn

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Halfway through its six episodes, the period drama "Dead Still" takes an unfortunately sordid turn from which it never fully recovers. The first three installments of the Acorn original are available to stream now.

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  • TV program notes -- week of June 7, 2020

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of June 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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  • TV film fare -- week of June 7, 2020

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

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