Through the 1950's and '60's, he had a regular 'slot' on American prime-time television - imagine something like that happening now (especially in the UK - the BBC giving up an hour of early evening TV to let a Bishop preach - there would be a thing to behold!).
There is a cause for his canonisation which was opened in 2002. In June 2012, the Holy Father officially recognized a decree from the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, stating that he lived a life of "heroic virtues", and granted him the title 'Venerable'.
Below is a sequence of videos which show Fulton Sheen's last Good Friday sermon, a few months before his death.