Here are some television program notes for the week of May 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, May 19, 3:30-6:30 a.m. EDT (EWTN) "Solemn Mass of Pentecost From Rome." Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the feast of Pentecost, followed by the Angelus, live from Vatican City (TV-G -- general audience). The events will be rerun 11 a.m.-2 p.m. EDT.
Sunday, May 19, 2-3 p.m. EDT (EWTN) "In Concert: J. S. Bach." Ullrich Bohme performs on the new Bach organ of St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany. This historical model corresponds to the organ on which Bach himself played for 27 years (TV-G -- general audience).
Sunday, May 19, 8-11 p.m. EDT (ABC) "The 2013 Billboard Music Awards." Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan hosts this awards presentation, broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Scheduled performers include Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Prince, Bruno Mars and Miguel.
Monday, May 20, 9-10:30 p.m. EDT (PBS) "Mel Brooks." This episode of the series "American Masters" showcases the comedy giant and some of his friends as they share never-before-heard stories about his life and career (TV-PG -- parental guidance suggested).
Tuesday, May 21, 8-9 p.m. EDT (PBS) "The Ghost Army." A special recounting how a group of American GIs tricked the enemy in World War II with carefully crafted illusions (TV-PG -- parental guidance suggested).