PTC Picks of the Week

(All Eastern times)

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Friday, December 8, 2017

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, December 9, 2017

Mary Poppins, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC An English nanny is blown by the wind into the Banks household to care for their children, and takes them on magical adventures.

Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CBS The beloved stop-motion Christmas classic tells the tale of the famed reindeer and his would-be dentist elf friend, Hermie.

Frosty the Snowman, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) CBS Jimmy Durante narrates and sings this cartoon story based on the song about a magical snowman who comes to life.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Miracle on 34th Street, 7:30 p.m. (E astern ) Sundance A department store Santa must prove in court – and to a little girl – that he is the genuine Santa Claus.

Frozen, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC A fearless princess who sets off on a journey alongside a rugged iceman, his loyal pet reindeer, and a naïve snowman to find her estranged sister.

A Royal Christmas Ball, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Ion King Charles of Baltania tracks down his American college sweetheart, only to discover her daughter might be his biological princess.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Night At The Movies: A Merry Christmas, 6 :30 p.m. (Eastern) Turner Classic Movies A retrospective documentary of beloved Christmas movies from the past.

The Great Christmas Light Fight, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC This decorating competition series showcases the wildest and most spectacular Christmas displays in America.

The Polar Express, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Freeform A young boy boards a mysterious train which takes him to the North Pole – and a meeting with Santa Claus.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CW A countdown of the 12 best holiday commercials ever, along with ads that capture the true spirit of the holiday season.

Scrooged, 9 :00 p.m. (Eastern) TNT An updated retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by three spirits on Christmas Eve.

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, December 13, 2017

The Santa Clause, 6:30 p.m. (Eastern) Freeform an ordinary man who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve learns that he must become the new Santa.

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, December 14, 2017

The Wonderful World of Disney Magical Holiday Celebration, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Singer Nick Lachey kick offs the holiday season with music, special appearances, and an extraordinary the spectacular lighting of the castle in Florida’s Walt Disney World.

Taraji’s White Hot Holidays, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Fox The star of the movie “Hidden Figures” hosts a music and variety special featuring Ciara, Faith Evans, Fergie, Salt-N-Pepa, and others.

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