PTC Picks of the Week

(All Eastern times)


Friday, January 5, 2018

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.

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.

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, January 6, 2018

Mr. Popper’s Penguins, 12:45 p.m. (Eastern) Freeform An unexpected gift of six live penguins turns Mr. Popper’s life into chaos -- and teaches him about relationships, patience, and love.

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: Godzilla, King of the Monsters.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, 5:00 p.m. (E astern ) Encore The crew of the Enterprise travel back in time to 1986 to prevent the extinction of whales, and encounter comedy along the way.

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.

Star Trek, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Heroes & Icons “Spectre of the Gun”: aliens send Kirk and his men back to the Gunfight at the O.K. Corrall – with the Enterprise crew in the role of the losers.

Monday, January 8, 2018

The Goonies, 5 :30 p.m. (Eastern) Syfy A gang of kids discover a pirate map leading to buried treasure – but can they reach it before construction crews dig it up first?

Apollo 13, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Sundance Channel The true-life story of the Apollo space mission that went wrong, nearly stranding astronauts in orbit – and the fight to bring them home.

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, January 9, 2018

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, January 10, 2018

Gandhi, 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) Turner Classic Movies The life of the India’s fames moral and political leader, whose nonviolent protests drove the occupying British from his home.

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.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) AMC An eccentric inventor, a wealty candy heiress, and two children have adventures in their magical, flying car.

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.

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.