PTC Picks of the Week

 

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Fixing Pete, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A fashion columnist is assigned a makeover of a sloppy sportswriter for their magazine, but as they spend time together, sparks fly.

My Family Recipe Rocks!, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Live Well Host Joey Fatone travels around the country to visit cooks and learn to make their homemade specialties.

The Middle, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC When Frankie finds an old uncashed paycheck from Ehlert Motors, Mr. Ehlert forces her to work for a day in order to collect her money.

Nova, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS Problem-solving birds include a cockatoo that picks locks; a wild crow solves an eight-step puzzle; a raven solves a puzzle box so fast it is captured with high-speed photography.

Heartland, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP When Amy is invited to do a horse clinic in Montana she and Ty decide to take a road trip together until an unexpected encounter derails their plans.

Jessie, 10:30 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel Jessie experiences a lull in her career; she resolves to end her streak by participating in a film festival; Jessie enlists the help of the other kids but egos clash when everyone has their own ideas for the film.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Gilligan’s Island, 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) TV Land An ape-man appears at the camp and makes off with food, supplies and Ginger.

Shark Tank, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CNBC The shark panel is offered business deals on aromatherapy sprays to help kids afraid of the dark; a carrier for toddlers; protecting hair from cooking fumes; and a cooking tray for ramen noodles.

Keeping Up with the Randalls, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A fashion designer from Los Angeles meets her boyfriend’s family for the first time on a weekend they’re all competing in sports events. Her lack of athletic prowess makes her worry his family won’t like her.

Bringing Up Bates, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Gil and Kelly Jo take Trace and Josie to the orthodontist to get braces, and Gil reveals how he can afford orthodontia for so many kids. Later, Kelly Jo’s mother Meema announces that she wants to live closer to the kids. So Kelly Jo takes her house hunting, but the task proves tougher than anyone could have imagined.

Small Town, Big Deal, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) RFDTV 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.

Beat Bobby Flay, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network Two of Bobby Flay’s friends invite two chefs to compete against one another and the winner of that round tries to beat Bobby Flay in a cook-off competition.

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Wishing Well, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries When her boss fears celebrity reporter Cynthia Tamerline has lost her edge, he sends her to tiny Slow Creek, Illinois as punishment to do a human-interest "fluff" piece on a wishing well. Cynthia is all too eager to get back to her New York lifestyle, yet she is somehow magically transported to life as a small town reporter, a life that could have been if she'd chosen a different path.

The Waltons, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP John and Olivia Walton raise their large family in the 1930s and 40s on their mountain farm in Virginia. Their children chase their dreams of writing, music, medicine, and helping others.

The Andy Griffith Show, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV Peggy McMillan and Andy get along fine until he learns her father is rich.

Baby Bootcamp, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP In this romantic comedy, a young woman tries to start a new fitness business for mothers called baby boot camp. To add to her income, she becomes a part-time nanny for a widowed single dad, problem is, she doesn’t actually know anything about taking care of children.

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, June 27, 2015

Austin City Limits, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS The iconic Texas stage features songwriter Jeff Tweedy performs with his son, Spencer, and members of the band Lucius.

The Locater, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Carol’s daughter Holly desperately wants to find her mother’s firstborn and only son Warren. In 1980, a week before Warren’s second birthday, his father came to pick him up for visitation; Carol never saw her son again. Carol wants nothing more than to be reunited with her son and tell him that not a day goes by that she doesn’t think about him.

Wonder Woman, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV Andros (Dack Rambo) and Diana attempt to retrieve the great minds of America, stolen by the alien Skrill invaders.

Bubble Guppies, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) Nick Junior The Bubble Guppies live in a colorful animated world where they learn about numbers, letters, shapes, colors, and basic principles of science.

A Country Wedding, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel Sparks fly when an engaged country-music star reconnects with a childhood friend.

Rescue Heroes, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Qubo A submarine and cruise ship collide; a runaway satellite may hit Earth.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Reba, 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) TV Land Reba feels closer than ever to Kyra since she moved in with Brock and Barbra Jean, especially because Kyra is driving them crazy.

Guy’s Grocery Games, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network Four chefs celebrate summer with a barbecue block party; the chefs have to improvise when their seafood spectacular comes with a weight restriction.

Teen Beach 2, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel When characters from the movie musical ``Wet Side Story'' get stuck in the real world, teens Brady and Mack must find a way to return them home.

Beachfront Bargain Hunt, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) HGTV Las Vegas residents with a hectic lifestyle search for a relaxing vacation home on South Padre Island, Texas.

Horton Hears a Who, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Family Channel Steve Carrell and Jim Carey provide voice talents for this movie based on the classic Dr. Seuss story about an elephant who finds an entire society of little creatures living on a speck of dust.

Brush of Honor, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP In INSP’s original series Brush of Honor, artist Phil Taylor is on a mission to paint portraits of America’s fallen heroes and hand-deliver them to surviving family members across the country. One painting at a time, he touches the lives of grieving parents, spouses, and children who have lost loved ones at war. This program has received the Parents Television Council Seal of Approval.

Monday, June 29, 2014

Touched by an Angel, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP The Angels are on assignment to help David, a man so consumed with his business that he neglects his family and ignores his ailing mother. The mission becomes complicated when Tess begins to show the early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Antiques Roadshow, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS Items brought to appraisers include: a Bakelite collection; a 19th century Tabor mining archive; Jessie Wilcox Smith paintings.

Saved by the Bell: The College Years, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV The gang treks to Las Vegas for the nuptials of Kelly and Zack.

Candles on Bay Street, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A happy couple’s lives become more interesting when the husband’s old flame and her 12 year old daughter move into their town.

Everybody Loves Raymond, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) TV Land Ray and Debra Ramone live on Long Island where Ray is a sports writer and Debra is a homemaker and cares for their three children. Their lives are complicated by Ray’s meddlesome parents living just across the street.

Doc McStuffins, 10 :00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Junior A little girl has a pretend veterinary clinic for the neighborhood stuffed animals.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Full House, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) Nickelodeon Danny Tanner raises his three daughters with the help of his best friend and brother in law.

The Little Couple, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) TLC A reality series following married duo of pediatric neo-natologist Dr. Jen Arnold and business entrepreneur Bill Klein, who are both under 4-feet-tall, as they pursue their careers and raise a family that includes adopted children from China and India.

The Wedding Chapel, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP When uninspired, and newly single, painter Sara decides to take a trip to visit her mom, she becomes involved in a mission to save a local church in danger of being closed down. Now, she'll embark on a mission that not only gives her a new outlook on life, but helps her mother rekindle a long lost love.

Strawberry Summer, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A young woman named Beth convinces a country music heartthrob to come to her town and be a featured act in her town’s Strawberry festival.

Happy Days, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Me TV Richie wins a date with a Hollywood starlet to the school's victory dance.

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.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

My Family Recipe Rocks!, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Live Well Host Joey Fatone travels around the country to visit cooks and learn to make their homemade specialties.

The Middle, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Brick learns that his quirky girlfriend, Cindy, wants him to kiss her on Valentine's Day; Darrin asks Frankie and Mike for help with a scavenger hunt he's planning for Sue; and Axl questions a request from his girlfriend.

Operation Wild, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS Vets in China keep baby pandas alive; an operation in Cameroon that could transform the life of Shufai the gorilla; an elephant in Laos with a gunshot wound gets an X-ray at a human hospital.

Heartland, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Tim is immediately confronted with a problem student at his new rodeo school and a reluctant Amy is forced into wedding planning with Lisa.

A Kiss at Pine Lake, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A man buys the summer camp he attended as a kid, but it is in dire financial straits and disrepair. His old crush from his camp days arrives to help him restore it as well, rekindling their old feelings.

Zapped, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel A high school student struggles to adjust to the demands of her new school and step family until she downloads an app that comes with the ability to give commands to human males.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Gilligan’s Island, 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) TV Land Natives come to the island in search of a woman to sacrifice to their volcano god.

Shark Tank, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CNBC The shark panel is offered business deals from a former athlete who believes his product can save lives; inventors of environmental lawn-mowers; someone with a solution to car sickness; an idea for a kids birthday party franchise; and viewers get an update on the Body Jac.

Bringing Up Bates, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP With Erin and Chad’s due date looming, the whole family gathers for their baby shower. Erin’s friend Kelsey comes for the occasion and helps put together a sentimental surprise that leaves Erin speechless. Nathan and Lawson’s friends from New York, Ashley and Anastasia, also visit and the kids have fun showing the city folk a real country adventure.

Puppy Love, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A single mom adopts a puppy for her daughter, and then meets and falls for a ball player who claims the dog is his.

Small Town, Big Deal, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) RFDTV 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.

Beat Bobby Flay, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network Two of Bobby Flay’s friends invite two chefs to compete against one another and the winner of that round tries to beat Bobby Flay in a cook-off competition.