TV program notes -- week of Aug. 19, 2018

byJohn Mulderig

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of Aug. 19 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

Sunday, Aug. 19, 4-5 p.m. EDT (EWTN) "The Nun." Documentary recounting the life story of Marta, an aspiring nun, and the fervent Catholic family that nurtured her vocation. Swedish with English subtitles.

Monday, Aug. 20, 8-10 p.m. EDT (check local listings) (PBS) "The Chris Botti Band in Concert." "Great Performances" presentation featuring the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, vocalist Sy Smith, violinist Caroline Campbell and others.

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 8-9:30 p.m. EDT (check local listings) (PBS) "Betty White: First Lady of Television." This special includes tributes from Ryan Reynolds, Valerie Bertinelli, Tina Fey and other high-profile fans of the veteran actress and comedian.

Friday, Aug. 24, 8-9 p.m. EDT (EWTN) "Enrique Shaw: God's Businessman." Profile of Enrique Shaw (1921-1962), an Argentine naval officer and businessman who evangelized and inspired the people around him by practicing his Catholic faith.

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Mulderig is on the staff of Catholic News Service.