PTC Picks of the Week

(All Eastern times)

FamilyTV

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) Freeform Five children receive golden tickets to the mysterious candymaker Willy Wonka’s strange factory.

Bringing Up Bates, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP TV Minister Gil Bates and his wife Kelly Jo are devoted parents to their 19 children, who range in age from toddlers to married adults. http://w2.parentstv.org/main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=3214

Small Town, Big Deal, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) RFD-TV Hosts Rodney Miller and Jann Carl travel to small towns in America where they highlight attractions and places of interests off the beaten trail of the East and West Coast centric media. Each episode features the hosts visiting two places of interest, including festivals, museums, and historical re-enactments. http://w2.parentstv.org/main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=2999

Friday, October 13, 2017

The Curse of the Cat People, 6:45 p.m. (Eastern) Turner Classic Movies In this moody fantasy, an imaginative little girl is befriended by the ghost of her father’s first wife…or is she?

State Plate, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP American Idol star Taylor Hicks visits all 50 states, tasting and cooking the traditional favorite foods from each state. http://w2.parentstv.org/main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=3343

Handcrafted America, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) INSP This series celebrates artisans dedicated to crafting fine products the traditional way --with their own two hands. http://w2.parentstv.org/blog/index.php/2016/02/24/insps-handcrafted-america-wins-ptc-seal-of-approval/

Blue Bloods, 10:00 p.m. (E astern ) CBS The members of an Irish Catholic family, each of whom works in law enforcement, grapple with crime and ethical issues.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

The Goonies, 1:00 p.m. (Eastern) Spike Trying to save their neighborhood from developers, a group of teenagers find a map which leads them to hidden pirate treasure.

The Cowboy Way: Alabama, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP Modern-day ranchers and rodeo riders Bubba, Cody, and Booger demonstrate the virtues of hard work and family.

Svengoolie, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV The famed horror host performs comic skits and shows classic monster movies. This week: The Ghost and Mr. Chicken. A nervous man spends a night in a haunted house. Starring Don Knotts.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, 2:00 p.m. (E astern ) Turner Classic Movies A woman teaches her six lumberjack brothers-in-law manners in hopes of finding wives for each of them.

Star Trek: the Animated Series, 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) Heroes & Icons The cartoon adventures of Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, and the crew of the Enterprise in outer space.

Columbo, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) CoziTV A humble and seemingly bumbling detective outwits wealthy, intelligent murderers through dogged determination – and the killers’ arrogance.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Dancing With the Stars, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Celebrities team up with experienced dancers and compete in a contest which requires them to adapt to multiple styles of dance.

Me, Myself & I, 9 :30 p.m. (Eastern) CBS One man’s life is shown, as a 14 year old student, a 40 year old divorced dad, and a 65 year old retiree – and throughout, he keeps learning lessons.

The Middle, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel A lower middle-class Indiana family copes with career and family challenges in their bizarre neighborhood.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Jessie, 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel A small-town Texas girl moves to New York City and becomes a nanny to a high-profile couple's four children.

Garage Sale Mystery, 7 :00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Expert antique hunter Jennifer Shannon turns her keen eye for detail to the task of solving crimes.

The Mayor, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) ABC A would-be rap star runs for mayor – and wins! Now, after criticizing City Hall, it’s up to Courtney to figure out how to run it.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

DuckTales, 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) Disney XD Gazillionaire Scrooge McDuck and his three grandnephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie travel the globe seeking out treasure and adventure.

The Andy Griffith Show, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV A small-town sheriff, his bumbling deputy, and his aunt and young son, learn lessons about life, friendship, and family.

Cowboy Country TV, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) RFD-TV This documentary series profiles various aspects of life in the modern-day Canadian West, from history to cooking to ranching. http://w2.parentstv.org/main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=3344

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Pitch Perfect, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) VH1 Barden University's all-girl a cappella group, must compete against another team from their own college to win Nationals.

Bringing Up Bates, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Minister Gil Bates and his wife Kelly Jo are devoted parents to their 19 children, who range in age from toddlers to married adults. http://w2.parentstv.org/main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=3214

Small Town, Big Deal, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) RFD-TV Hosts Rodney Miller and Jann Carl travel to small towns in America where they highlight attractions and places of interests off the beaten trail of the East and West Coast centric media. Each episode features the hosts visiting two places of interest, including festivals, museums, and historical re-enactments. http://w2.parentstv.org/main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=2999