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TV & Stage

September 14, 2016
New TV programs tackle matters of life, faith and evil
New TV programs tackle matters of life, faith and evil

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As broadcast television launches its new season this month, viewers will encounter three new shows that tackle, directly or indirectly, matters of life, faith and the battle of good versus evil. Based on the first episodes available to preview, two of the programs show promise.

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August 22, 2016
Nike 'Unlimited Youth' TV spot features religious who is triathlete at 86
Nike 'Unlimited Youth' TV spot features religious who is triathlete at 86

With every Olympics, summer or winter, the 24/7 coverage usually includes stories about the oldest athlete in history to compete in this sport or that sport -- and "oldest" usually means 31, 35 or perhaps early 40s.

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May 25, 2016
'All the Way' offers a compelling civics lesson about civil rights

Rarely has a civics lesson been as compelling -- and entertaining -- as that provided by "All the Way," a new HBO historical drama about the epic civil rights struggle of the 1960s. 

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May 11, 2016
'Roots,' May 30-June 2, History/Lifetime/A&E/LMN

Man's inhumanity to man looms large on the small screen in "Roots."

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March 15, 2016
Christ's passion to be retold in live musical broadcast from New Orleans
Christ's passion to be retold in live musical broadcast from New Orleans

Christ's final hours will come to life in spectacular fashion on Palm Sunday, March 20, when Fox airs "The Passion," a two-hour, live musical event from New Orleans.

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February 25, 2016
'Condemned' movie series to be featured in March on TCM

For three decades, the Catholic Legion of Decency held great sway not only over Catholic movie audiences but also the Hollywood film industry.

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February 25, 2016
Fox's 'Lucifer': The devil, you say

"Lucifer" has come knocking. Will you let him in?

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February 3, 2016
"Madoff," Feb. 3-4, ABC

Over more than four decades, Bernard "Bernie" Madoff conned billions of dollars from investors as the mastermind of one of the greatest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.

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January 13, 2016
"War and Peace," Jan. 18, A&E, Lifetime, History

Published in 1869 by Russian author Leo Tolstoy, "War and Peace" unquestionably ranks as one of the central works of world literature. Many, in fact, regard it as nothing less than the greatest novel ever written.

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November 11, 2015
Sister who cooks for soup kitchen wins prize on Food Network's 'Chopped'

It looked like prayer and the Lord were on Franciscan Sister Alicia Torres' side as she won a special Thanksgiving competition on the Food Network's "Chopped," which aired Nov. 9.

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