PTC Picks of the Week

 

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Middle, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC When Frankie's uncle contacts her dad hoping to make amends, Frankie and Mike are caught in the middle of their feud; Sue turns to Axl for advice when she is sent to detention for the first time.

Nature, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS For some animals, living in huge colonies of their own kind provides a secure and rewarding housing arrangement.

Camp Rock, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel The Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato star in this musical about Celebrity singers coach aspiring musicians at a special summer camp.

Heartland, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Amy's attempts to reunite with Georgie are continually thwarted by the arrival of lavish gifts from afar.

Ice Dreams, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Former Olympic figure skater Amy Clayton agrees to coach a student 14 years after her own personal tragedy that ended her skating career.

Restaurant Impossible, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network Chef Robert Irvine is challenged with fixing an old-fashioned lunch counter located inside a family-owned pharmacy.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Shark Tank, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CNBC All five sharks consider business propositions that include a rent-a-live Christmas tree service; gluten-free fudge; cell phone accessory; indoor/outdoor play space; singer John Rich surprises an entrepreneur.

George Washington Slept Here, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) TCM Jack Benny and Ann Sheridan star in this 1942 comedy about unhandy New Yorkers who move into a Pennsylvania fixer-upper bought by the wife for its history.

Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel Mitchie and Shane team up to save their camp when a rival camp with more financial resources threatens to take away all the campers and close Camp Rock down.

Ordinary Miracles, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A judge provides a home for a troubled teen in this touching movie about personal growth.

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, April 24, 2015

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.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Fox Larry Daley joins forces with Teddy Roosevelt, Amelia Earhart and others to prevent four of history's worst villains from conquering the world.

The Andy Griffith Show, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV Barney buys a bloodhound and tries to train it to track criminals.

The Music in Me, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Jessica Terrill plays piano, sings and writes music. Jessica has stayed in Seattle to help with the family business leaving her musical dreams unfulfilled. Until...she is asked to help with the failing church choir in her community and her dream starts to come alive.

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, April 25, 2015

Austin City Limits, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS The iconic Texas stage features musician Jack White performing his hits.

Teen Beach Movie, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel Two young surfers find romance when they magically become part of a movie musical.

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.

The Carpenter’s Miracle, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Josh is just an average carpenter in a small town, but when his touch miraculously brings a dead boy back to life, and they are thrust into the media spotlight, things spin out of control. Now it's only through humor, faith and a budding romance that Josh can hope to return to a normal life.

Aloha Vet, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) National Geographic Wild Hawaiian veterinarian Dr. Scott Sims copes with facing multiple animals in life-threatening situations.

Dear America, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Qubo In this series about teenage girls experiencing important events in U.S. history, a character’s diary gives insight into the eras depicted.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Guy’s Grocery Games, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network Chefs from four distinct American regions vie for culinary supremacy; recipes using five ingredients; seafood supper using nothing but frozen food.

Lakefront Bargain Hunt, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) HGTV A buyer searches for their dream home on the shore of an ideal lake setting.

Straight from the Heart, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A New York City photographer begins a relationship with a reclusive Wyoming widower.

Singin’ in the Rain, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Turner Classic Movies This 1952 musical takes place during the transition from silent films to talkies and stars Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds.

Who Do You Think You Are? 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) TLC Music artist Melissa Etheridge researches her French roots, discovering a scandalous lawsuit and a relationship entangled with tragedy.

A Knight’s Tale, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.

Monday, April 27, 2014

The Water is Wide, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries In the late 1960’s, a young teacher goes to an island off the coast of South Carolina to teach the group of underprivileged students that live there.

Supernanny, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Ashley McKinney can't balance being a single mother of two, a student, and a full time employee at a local bank. Her two unruly children make it impossible for her to do homework or maintain any semblance of order in the home.

Antiques Roadshow, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS Items brought to appraisers include: A Lambert magician automaton circa 1900; Ray Bradbury archive; Fred Myrick scrimshaw tooth circa 1830.

Mirror Mirror, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Family Julia Roberts stars in this 2012 comedy retelling of the Snow White tale. Prince Alcott falls in love with Snow White, who once in exile by the Evil Queen, allies herself with a gang of small-statured thieves to win back her throne.

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, April 28, 2015

Zapped, 8:00 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.

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.

Hogan’s Heroes, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Me TV Three female Gestapo agents are assigned to trap Hogan and his men.

19 Kids and Counting, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) TLC Jimbob and Michelle Duggar raise their 19 children, aging from kindergarten to elder daughters and sons who are married and having children and planning their weddings.

Lake Effects, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Two sisters, Sara and Lily grew up at Smith Mountain Lake. After their father dies in an accident, the girls go home to help their mother. The next week at the lake is filled with adventure, tears, and laughter as Vivian and her two daughters realize they belong together at the lake.

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, April 29, 2015

The Middle, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Frankie and Mike's date night is ruined when both fall asleep, Axl and Brick try to invent the next big thing, and Sue is invited to the prom by a handsome store greeter but has to figure out a way to leave work early in order to go.

Bad Hair Day, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel On the day of her senior prom, a teen winds up helping a down-on-her-luck policewoman pursue a jewel thief.

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.

Nature, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS A family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the Himalayas depends on strong defensive strategies and the interdependence of each member.

Heartland, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP A surprise visitor at Heartland makes an unwelcome declaration and Amy is forced to deal with the devastating consequences.

Restaurant Impossible, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network Chef Robert Irvine goes to help people whose Bad business decisions are hastening the demise of Gigi's Music Cafe in Sunshine, Fla.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Shark Tank, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CNBC All five sharks consider business propositions that include a successful entrepreneur returns with a new business idea; hand-held cooler; environmentally friendly dry cleaning bag; and a chewing tobacco alternative.

Finding Nemo, 9:05 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel – A fish looks for his son after the baby fish goes missing in the Great Barrier Reef. The father fish is joined by a crazy fish named Dorrie who helps, but has short term memory problems.

A Way Back Home, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Mysteries and Movies Trey Cole, now a famous singer, returns to his hometown to find Charlie Shuffelton, a small town barber who acted as a father to Trey when he was a young boy. Though Trey finds that Charlie has died, he is haunted by memories of Charlie which seem to be encouraging him to face his past and make peace with his estranged family.

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.

The World’s Most Outrageous Pets, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Discovery Family Channel This documentary series about animals and pets explores the inner workings of Busch Gardens Africa. Footage includes the challenges of keeping a hungry herd of elephants happy and the birth of a baby hippo.