L. Frank Baum, center, the American author of the "Oz" books that inspired the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," is surrounded by characters from The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays, a traveling multimedia Oz stage show, in this 1908 photo. PBS will air a show about Baum's life called "American Experience: American Oz" April 19, 2021, 9-11 p.m. EDT. (CNS photo/courtesy PBS)
L. Frank Baum, center, the American author of the "Oz" books that inspired the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," is surrounded by characters from The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays, a traveling multimedia Oz stage show, in this 1908 photo. PBS will air a show about Baum's life called "American Experience: American Oz" April 19, 2021, 9-11 p.m. EDT. (CNS photo/courtesy PBS)
NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of April 18 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

Sunday, April 18, 8-10 p.m. EDT (A&E) "'Stone Cold' Steve Austin." This "Biography" special focuses on the life of the famed professional wrestler who reached the height of his career in the 1990s.

Monday, April 19, 9-11 p.m. EDT (PBS) "American Oz." A look at the life of L. Frank Baum (1856-1919), author of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," one of the most enduring and classic American stories. Part of the series "American Experience" (TV-PG — parental guidance suggested).

Wednesday, April 21, 8-9 p.m. EDT (EWTN) "EWTN Live." On this edition of the weekly program, author Paul Zucarelli recounts how his near-death experience caused him to deepen his relationship with God and allowed him to understand his Catholic faith better. Jesuit Father Mitch Pacwa hosts (TV-G — general audience).

Friday, April 23, 9-11 p.m. EDT (PBS) "Romeo and Juliet." This episode of the series "Great Performances" showcases a contemporary rendering of Shakespeare's tragedy from Britain's National Theatre (TV-14 — parents strongly cautioned).