PTC Picks of the Week
Monday, May 20, 2013
It Happened at the World’s Fair, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ENC
Elvis Presley stars as a pilot who finds love at the Seattle Fair.
How It’s Made, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) SCI
Exploring how graphite pencil leads, clarinets, and special effects are created.
Antiques Roadshow, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS
Second of three episodes set in Seattle features a 1964 “Star Trek” script and pitch letter; a Civil War-era dog collar; Harriet Frishmuth
bookends; and a visit to the Space Needle.
Full House, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) Nick
A widower invites his brother-in-law and best friend to live in his house and help him raise his three daughters.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Mulan, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Family
A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a man so she can fight invaders in the place of her sickly father.
Brave, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Starz
After an argument with her mother, Princess Merida uses a potion given to her by an old sorceress to turn her mother into a bear. She must undo the spell
and restore peace to the Scottish Highlands.
Touched By an Angel, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) GMC
Two women in love with the same man battle over the urn containing his ashes.
The Waltons, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP
Jim-Bob has a close brush with death and decides to become a minister.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Duck Dynasty, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) A&E
Phil and Kay have their pets photographed.
Nova, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS
Examining the sun using spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes that help scientists study how the sun works and help scientists track and predict solar
Full House, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Nick
A widower raises his three children with help from his best friend and brother-in-law.
Touched By an Angel, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) GMC
A small town is thrown into turmoil when the townsfolk believe a pay phone is a direct line to God.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Princess and the Frog 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney
A prince is transformed into a frog and accidentally transforms a young woman into a frog, too, when she kisses him in an attempt to break the spell.
Safety Last, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) TCM
A classic silent film starring Harold Lloyd as a clerk trying to earn enough money to woo his sweetheart.
Easy Come, Easy Go, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ENC
Elvis Presley stars as a diver searching for treasure off the coast of California.
Full House, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Nick
A widower raises his three daughters with help from his brother-in-law and best friend.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Little John, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movie Channel
A judge who gave up a baby for adoption finds out that her estranged father has been raising the boy. This Hallmark Hall of Fame movie depicts forgiveness
and family healing in a positive way.
Family Game Night, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) The Hub
Families compete in a live action, life-size versions of classic family board games like Sorry and Life in this game show.
Dennis the Menace, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) Antenna
Mr. Wilson regrets having sold his good-luck charm to Dennis.
Smitty, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) GMC
A thirteen year old boy named Ben goes to his grandfather’s farm for the summer. There he makes friends with a loveable dog and learns about himself
and his family.
Jake and the Neverland Pirates, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Junior
In this animated series, Jake and a group of children Pirates live in Peter Pan’s home of Neverland and learn and explore together.
Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network
Guy eats his way through restaurants in the country that cook and serve specialty foods.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
The Russell Girl, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movie Channel
In this Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, Amber Tamblyn stars as a young medical student who returns to her hometown to reconnect with her parents.
Bubble Guppies, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Nick Junior
The Bubble Guppies learn about dinosaurs at an archeological dig.
The Incredibles, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) NBC
A family of superheroes comes out of retirement to help fight a new villain in this animated Disney feature film.
They Call Me Sirr, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) GMC
This film is the inspirational true story of Sirr Parker and his journey from the streets of South Central Los Angeles to Texas A&M and finally the
Good Luck, Charlie, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel
After learning the big cheer competition will be held in Hawaii, Teddy decides to join Kelsey on the cheerleading squad; Teddy bombs her cheer tryout and
has to beg the coach to give her another chance; Amy asks Gabe and PJ to take Toby to park.
Sergeant York, 10:30 p.m. (Eastern) Turner Classic Movies
Gary Cooper stars in this true story about a man who transformed from pacifist to WWI hero.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Firelight, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movie Channel
Cuba Gooding Jr. plays “D.J.,” a counselor at a women’s correctional center who dedicates his professional life to helping young people
reclaim their own self-respect through selfless service to others. D.J. encourages the women to join an elite team that fights forest fires and assists
civilian victims of natural disasters. As brave volunteers, the young team members receive a second chance in life.
Little House on the Prairie Marathon, 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP
Join the Ingalls family for 8 classic episodes about their lives and adventures living on the frontier in the 1880s in Walnut Grove.
Cupcake Wars, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network
Cupcake bakers compete for a cash prize and the chance to serve at center court at an event for the world famous Harlem Globetrotters.
Dog with a Blog, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel
When Avery's teacher challenges her to have fun on her next school project, she decides to film a ``Freaky Friday'' type of movie, since Stan really talks.
Home for Dinner with Jamie Dean, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Cooking Channel
Jamie makes one of his family's favorites: gazpacho, with lots of vegetables; Jamie's signature spin on the ``Deen'' burger; one bowl chocolate cake.
Diff’rent Strokes, 10:30 p.m. (Eastern) Antenna
Arnold is peer-pressured to pull a cruel prank to join an exclusive club.
Monday, May 27, 2013
Courage, New Hampshire, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP
Remember the American Revolution on Memorial day this year and watch this original INSP mini-series in its entirety. This powerful drama depicts daily life
for families, tradesmen and British officials living in this early American township during the turmoil just before the Revolutionary War. The people,
politics and intrigue of the time are presented with historical detail, bringing this significant period in America to vibrant life once more.
Toy Story 3, 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel
Andy’s toys are donated to a preschool when he prepares to leave for college in this third installment of the popular Pixar series about a young
boy’s beloved toys.
Touched by an Angel, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) GMC
Three angels are on earth helping people through tough times, family problems, and life changes with compassion and a message from God.
First Ladies: Influence and Image, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) CSPAN
In this program profiling Grover Cleveland’s wife, Frances, viewers learn Mrs. Cleveland was the youngest First Lady and she was the only woman to
both marry a president and give birth in the White House.
Cake Boss, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) TLC
Buddy is asked to create a special cake for Good Morning America's Robin Roberts; Mauro makes a cake for a spinning instructor who wants to honor his
Doc McStuffins, 10
:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Junior A little girl has a pretend veterinary clinic for the neighborhood stuffed animals.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
High School Musical, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel
An unlikely pair of students-basketball star and shy bookworm—are cast as leads in a school musical. Rivalries and romances arise as the show must go
Full House, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) Nickelodeon
Danny Tanner raises his three daughters with the help of his brother-in-law and old friend after his wife dies.
Ice Dreams, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movie Channel
Former Olympic figure skater Amy Clayton agrees to coach a student 14 years after her own personal tragedy that ended her skating career.
7th Heaven, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) GMC
Rev. Eric Camden and his wife Annie raise their seven children in Southern California, striving to impart faith, good morals, and high character standards
Chopped, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network
4 chefs are given mystery baskets and short cooking times to create gourmet food for a panel of judges. Each round a chef is cut until the last chef
standing wins $10,000.
The Little Couple, 10:30 p.m. (Eastern) TLC
Jen and Bill travel to China and are eagerly anticipating meeting their adoptive son, William for the first time.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Audrey’s Rain, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movie Channel
Audrey is a woman who has given up on her dreams until an ex-boyfriend comes to town and re-awakens her hope.
The Middle, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC
Frankie and Mike worry that Axl may not get a sports scholarship. Meanwhile Brick wants an iPad and refuses to take no for an answer.
High School Musical 2, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel
In this sequel to the wildly popular Disney movie, the kids from East High are on summer vacation. They all have summer jobs and compete in a talent show
at a local country club.
Heartland, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) GMC
A family run ranch specializes in rehabilitating horses that were mistreated or injured and find themselves helping young people with similar problems heal
Not My Mama’s Meals, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Cooking Channel
Jamie Deen, son of famed cook, Paula Deen, cooks some of her recipes in a more health-conscious way.
Family Feud, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) GSN
Families compete as teams for cash and prizes guessing popular survey answers in this classic game show.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Go, Diego, Go!, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Nick, Jr.
Diego and his sister, Alicia travel the world rescuing and helping exotic animals.
Alf, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) The Hub
An alien creature, Alf, moves in with a Southern California family and observes life on earth.
High School Musical 3: Senior Year 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel
The group from the previous two teen musicals face decisions about their college choices, their relationships, and attend their prom.
The Nanny, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) Antenna
A former hairdresser from a working class background gets a job as the nanny for a wealthy Broadway producer’s three children.
Everybody Loves Raymond, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) TV Land
Ray and Debra Barone are a married couple raising three kids across the street from Ray’s meddlesome parents.
Mysteries at the Museum, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Travel Channel
Documentarians review and explain rare and interesting artifacts from various U.S. museums.