PTC Picks of the Week

 FamilyTV

Friday, August 26, 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.

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/

Handcrafted America, 9:00 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. http://w2.parentstv.org/blog/index.php/2016/02/24/insps-handcrafted-america-wins-ptc-seal-of-approval/

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, August 27, 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.

Batman, 6:30 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV The campy, comedic Caped Crusader and his Boy Wonder sidekick battle crazily-costumed criminals in the cause of justice.

J.L. Family Ranch, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries The patriarch of an old-fashioned cowboy dynasty battles to keep his ranch and family together. http://www.hallmarkmoviesandmysteries.com/jl-family-ranch/about-jl-family-ranch

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

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Alvin and the Chipmunks 3: Chipwrecked, 6:00 p.m. (E astern ) Cartoon Network The three talking rodents, their girlfriends, and various others are stranded on a jungle island.

Columbo, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV A humble and seemingly bumbling detective outwits wealthy, intelligent murderers through dogged determination – and the killers’ arrogance.

Chesapeake Shores, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel A high-powered career woman, and mother of two young daughters moves back to her home town. http://www.hallmarkchannel.com/chesapeake-shores/about-chesapeake-shores

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, August 29, 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.

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.

Doc McStuffins, 8 :30 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Junior A little girl has a pretend veterinary clinic for the neighborhood stuffed animals.

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, August 30, 2016

The Nanny Diaries, 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) Lifetime A recent college graduate takes a job as a nanny for a fabulously wealthy but unloving family.

Knight Rider, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Cozi TV A thinking, talking car battles crime with its human sidekick along for the ride.

Doc McStuffins, 8 :30 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Junior A little girl has a pretend veterinary clinic for the neighborhood stuffed animals.

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.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) Starz The super-heroic Avengers team up to battle an indestructible robot who wants to conquer the world.

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.

Growing Up McGhee, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Ro and Mia McGhee raise their five year-old sextuplets with the help of family and faith. http://w2.parentstv.org/blog/index.php/2016/06/08/ups-growing-up-mcghee-wins-ptc-seal-of-approval/

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.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

I Love Lucy, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel A star-struck housewife, her best friend, and their husbands wind up in various humorous hijinx in this comedy classic.

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

Mickey Mouse, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Jr. The famed cartoon character teaches lessons and gets into trouble in these classic short features.