PTC Picks of the Week

 FamilyTV

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Planes, 6:30 p.m. (Eastern) Freeform In this animated tale, a crop-dusting airplane longs to enter an around-the-world air race. http://w2.parentstv.org/Main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=2890

Bringing Up Bates, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP There’s never a dull moment in this loving and devout Christian family with 19 children. 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

Funniest Pets and People, 10:30 p.m. (Eastern) Qubo Funny blooper videos feature antics of people and pets from around the world.

Friday, May 13, 2016

The Waltons, 7:00 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, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV A small-town sheriff, his bumbling deputy, and his aunt and young son, learn lessons about life, friendship, and family.

Shark Tank, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Top business professionals help entrepreneurs bring their dreams of creating their own businesses to fruition. http://w2.parentstv.org/blog/index.php/2015/03/17/shark-tank-wins-ptc-seal-of-approval/

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.

Friday, May 20, 2016

The Waltons, 7:00 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, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV A small-town sheriff, his bumbling deputy, and his aunt and young son, learn lessons about life, friendship, and family.

Shark Tank, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Top business professionals help entrepreneurs bring their dreams of creating their own businesses to fruition. http://w2.parentstv.org/blog/index.php/2015/03/17/shark-tank-wins-ptc-seal-of-approval/

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.

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, May 21, 2016

Daniel Boone, 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP The famed frontiersman and his Cherokee friend Mingo explore the wilds of Kentucky during the Revolutionary War.

Wonder Woman, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV The immortal, superheroic Amazon Princess battles Nazis, aliens, and criminals in the cause of justice.

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

Signed, Sealed, Delivered, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Post Office workers assigned to the Dead Letter Office combine mystery-solving skills to track down recipents, to deliver life-changing letters in person. http://w2.parentstv.org/main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=3074

Svengoolie, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) The famed horror host performs comic skits and shows classic monster movies. This week: Sssssss

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Epic, 6:00 p.m. (E astern ) Fox Movie Network A young girl meets a race of faeries living in a forest, and is sent on a quest to defeat an evil wizard. http://w2.parentstv.org/Main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=2824

Reba, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) TV Land Country singer Reba McEntire stars as the single mother of a dysfunctional family, who tries to raise her children with integrity. http://w2.parentstv.org/Main/News/Detail.aspx?ProgramID=2475#sthash.xxVzLVkt.dpuf

Little Big Shots, 8:00 p.m. (E astern ) NBC Young children show off unusual skills and compete in a coast-to-coast weekly talent contest.

When Calls the Heart, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel A schoolteacher and a Mountie work together to bring civilization to the 19th century Canadian frontier. http://w2.parentstv.org/main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=2997

Star Wars Rebels, 10:00 p.m. (E astern ) Disney XD Fourteen years after Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, a small band of rebels battle the evil Galactic Empire.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP The fifth daughter of a wealthy Boston physician, Michaela Quinn defies the conventions of post-Civil War society by following in her father's footsteps, and becoming a frontier doctor.

Supergirl, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CBS A super-powered survivor of a dead planet lives a double life as a reporter-intern for a media mogul, and a heroine protecting Earth from alien invaders. http://w2.parentstv.org/blog/index.php/2015/09/14/family-friendly-fantasy-soars-with-supergirl/

Jo Frost: Nanny on Tour, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Supernanny Jo Frost travels to a new city each week and works with one family that desperately needs her expertise.

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, May 24, 2016

Little House on the Prairie, 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP Charles and Caroline Ingalls raise three precocious daughters in rural West of the 1880s.

Handcrafted America, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP This documentary series looks at independent craftsmen who make extraordinary items by hand – while teaching about the history and cultural heritage that inspire and influence each creation.

Gilmore Girls, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP When your mother is your best friend, life is interesting. That’s how it is for Lorelei and her daughter Rory.

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, May 25, 2016

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) Freeform Four children step through a magical wardrobe into another land, where they must battle a witch who has caused eternal winter. http://w2.parentstv.org/Main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=2650

Nature, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS The benchmark of natural history programs brings the beauty and wonder of the natural world into your home.

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.

NOVA, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS Stories from the frontlines of science and engineering, answering the big questions of today and tomorrow, from how our ancestors lived, to whether parallel universes exist, to how technology will transform our lives.

The Middle, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel A lower middle-class Indiana family copes with career and family challenges in their bizarre neighborhood.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Max, 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) Flix A troubled teenager tames his deceased Marine Corps brother’s combat-trained dog, which also leads him to oppose a criminal gang. http://w2.parentstv.org/Main/News/Detail.aspx?docID=3272

Bringing Up Bates, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP There’s never a dull moment in this loving and devout Christian family with 19 children. 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

Funniest Pets and People, 10:30 p.m. (Eastern) Qubo Funny blooper videos feature antics of people and pets from around the world.