From the November/December, 1998 issue of Touchstone
A Rumor of Television Angels Confirmed by Gregory R. Beabout

A Rumor of Television Angels Confirmed

Gregory R. Beabout on Television (Part II)

One morning while driving to work, I heard one of our local disc jockeys announce that after traffic and weather, he would interview Roma Downey, who plays Monica, the “angel” with the Irish lilt, on Touched by an Angel. The disc jockey confessed that he had never seen Touched by an Angel, and had never heard of the actress, but he knew that it had become a very popular show. A few minutes before the interview, he asked the meteorologist if he had ever seen Touched by an Angel. The weatherman said, “We watch it every week. In fact, it is the only show that our whole family sits d . . .


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