Bishop Sheen Returns

One of the most prominent network TV shows of the 1950s featured a Catholic bishop sermonizing. Its title was Life is Worth Living and its star was Fulton J. Sheen, who won a 1953 Primetime Emmy as “Most Outstanding Personality.”

If you want to see what all the fuss was about, you can stream A Man for All Seasons: Winter tonight at 9:30 pm ET on This 90-minute special consists of three Sheen lectures somewhat tied to the winter season. The first, “Superman and Christmas” is obvious; the second “Happiness is a Rainbow” gets pegged to Valentine’s Day; and the third, “Glory of Being an American,” receives the nod for President’s Day, but we think it works just as well for this Inauguration Day:

Or you can watch all three episodes, and the rest of CatholicTV’s schedule, at

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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