Must-See TV: Sarah Palin Unplugged Competes with the Kennedys, the Popes, and Robert E. Lee

Tonight, Sunday April 8, promises some interesting viewing options on two of the three major cable television news channels, Fox News and CNN. In recent weeks, Sunday has been the most successful night of the week for the ratings-challenged CNN. The channel’s new six part docu-series on the Kennedys and the Popes, which debuted on March 11, have both been consistent winners in their time slots (Sundays at 9 and 10 P.M. E.T. respectively), unlike CNN’s weeknight prime time marquee shows which have been struggling to attract viewers. Tonight, episodes 5 of both The Kennedys and Pope will debut on CNN. According to zap2it dot com, part 5 of Pope, “The Wartime Popes,” will examine “the pope who bore witness to the Nazi party's rise and the actions of the Catholic Church during one of the most tumultuous times in modern history.” Pope has been a fairly conventional documentary, tracing the 2,000-year history of the “the most powerful man in...(Read Full Article)

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