PTC Picks of the Week


Friday, October 2, 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.

The Andy Griffith Show, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV Andy is forced to exert all his persuasiveness to get a farmer to take a tetanus shot.

7th Heaven, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP When a church in a black neighborhood is burned to the ground, the Camdens feels the fire of racism licking at their door.

The Cabin, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Opposite clash, then attract, when an American mom and an Irish dad take their kids to a family competition camp for a vacation.

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, October 3, 2015

Wonder Woman, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV Diana begins to suspect a link between an artist's amazingly lifelike sculptures and a recent rash of art thefts.

The Parkers, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP The Professor's mother has designs on Kim's fashions.

Austin City Limits, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS The 2015 Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honors Loretta Lynn, Asleep at the Wheel, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt and Flaco Jiménez.

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.

Hello, It’s Me, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A woman coping with the loss of her husband and the task of raising two children on her own meets a handsome, rich man but doesn’t feel right about pursuing anything. That’s when she begins receiving messages from her deceased husband urging her to move on and heal.

Rescue Heroes, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Qubo A treasure hunter is trapped on a sunken ship; and a mother and daughter are trapped in a cave.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Reba, 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) TV Land Deprived of Van's attention, Cheyenne develops a relationship with the father of her daughter's play date.

Gilmore Girls, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Lorelai finds herself on a hellish double date with Sookie, Jackson and Jackson's very odd cousin. Meanwhile Rory double dates with Dean, Lane and Dean's friend. They keep their plans secret because Lane's protective mother would not approve.

Hawaii Life, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) HGTV Surfers want to put down roots in Maui, where there are warm water temperatures, great waves and a laid-back lifestyle.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Impossible Dream, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries The Postables work against the clock decoding a letter to rescue a soldier in Afghanistan and reunite her with her family, while Rita competes for the National Miss Special Delivery title in Washington, D.C.

Halloween Wars, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network Five teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist compete to create Halloween-themed displays that capture a terrifying infestation.

The Shakiest Gun in the West, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP In this 1968 comedy movie starring comedic genius, Don Knotts, he plays a dentist in 1870 who moves to the western US to try to start a dental practice. Instead he finds himself tangled up in a sham marriage with a former stagecoach robbing woman who can win a pardon for her crimes if she tracks down a criminal gang. The nervous dentist suddenly becomes her partner in her endeavors.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP Dr. Mike is called away to Soda Springs to help with an outbreak of influenza and Sully promises to stay with the children.

Antiques Roadshow, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS Items brought to appraisers include: Vladimir Kagan desk; 1874 Francis A. Silva oil painting.

The Locator, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Shelly remembers missing her mother, Ann, since she was 8. After her parents' bitter divorce, Shelly's mother Ann left her life and as far as she knows, has never looked back. Shelly, now 41, is married and has two children of her own who she could never imagine not having in her life.

Follow the Stars Home, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A woman learns lessons about love and commitment when she gets unexpected news about the health of her unborn child.

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, October 6, 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.

Cake Boss, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) TLC A pizzeria is turning 110 and they need a cake worthy of the huge milestone. Meanwhile, Buddy's sister takes an order for a cake covered in small flowers.

Happy Days, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Me TV Fonzie and the rest of the gang enjoy California; Fonzie accepts a water-skiing challenge.

Growing the Big One, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A Seattle DJ leaves the big city when she inherits her grandfather’s farm. When she hears of a large cash prize in a local pumpkin growing contest, she teams with her neighbor to try to win.

Liv and Maddie, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel Andie asks Holden to prom before Liv can; Karen arranges for Craig to take Maddie to prom while Diggie's away.

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, October 7, 2015

Nature, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS This episode explores the lives and histories of flightless birds such as ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries and kiwis.

The Middle, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) ABC Frankie is stunned when Mike wears a Hawaiian shirt to a dinner with some friends; Sue accidentally tells Devin how much Axl loves her; Brick becomes overly ambitious while cleaning the bathroom.

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.

Ties that Bind, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Allison and Devin investigate the death of a high-powered CEO. Meanwhile, Cameron and Mariah's mother, Jackie comes home from rehab.

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.

Laverne and Shirley, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV The roommates battle two snobs at a roller rink while on blind dates.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Shark Tank, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CNBC Billy Blanks Jr. asks the sharks to invest in a dance fitness program; a music producer seeks an investment in a rock band; and two college students pitch their flavored peanut butter business.

Last Hope with Troy Dunn, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP When Pamela was 5; the police found her wandering the streets of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, with her infant brother Danny alone in his crib. They immediately removed the children and placed them separately for adoption. Thirty years later, Pam still aches to find her brother. Her daughter Heather has reached out to Troy, to help her mother realize her dream.

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.

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.

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