PTC Picks of the Week

 

FamilyTVTuesday, May 26, 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.

The Brady Brides, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Marcia and Jan Brady are grown up and planning a double wedding in this made-for-TV reunion movie based on the sitcom The Brady Bunch.

A Way Back Home, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries 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.

The Little Couple, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) TLC Will and Zoey help Bill recover; Bill and Jen spend time together on a trip; NASA's Johnson Space Center.

Happy Days, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Me TV Richie and Potsie pool their funds for a sporty 1950 convertible that proves to be all show and no go.

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 27, 2015

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 Prosthetics help disabled animals survive.

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel A feisty third-grader must think of new ways to have fun after her original plans for an awesome summer go awry.

The Middle, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel When Sue wears an embarrassing costume to a Halloween party, she turns to Mike for advice; Frankie takes Brick's social-skills group trick-or-treating; Axl and his friends plan a prank.

Gravity Falls, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney XD When Mabel befriends a cute merman trapped in the deep end of the public pool, she's determined to return him to his family in the ocean, even though that means her whirlwind romance will come to an end; Dipper learns that Wendy is a lifeguard.

Heartland, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP A school project opens a door to Georgie’s past that could ultimately change her life at Heartland.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Shark Tank, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CNBC The sharks are presented with products including: solving holiday headaches with colorful, magnetic strands; an item to bridge the gap for interfaith families; a fun, new take on traditional Christmas sweaters; and luxurious clip-in hair extensions.

Ella Enchanted, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel Anne Hathaway stars in this musical fairy tale about a young woman trying to overcome a curse and win the love a prince.

Bringing Up Bates, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Gil and Kelly Bates, and their 19 kids, are depicted in their everyday life of organized chaos as they keep up with the family business, homeschooling, and looking forward to new grandbabies.

Brush of Honor, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP In INSP’s original series Brush of Honor, artist Phil Taylor is on a mission to paint portraits of America’s fallen heroes and hand-deliver them to surviving family members across the country. One painting at a time, he touches the lives of grieving parents, spouses, and children who have lost loved ones at war. This program has received the Parents Television Council Seal of Approval.

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, May 29, 2015

The Color of Rain, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries When Gina loses her husband on Christmas Day, she soon finds a kindred spirit in another parent at her kids’ school, Michael, who loses his wife at the same time. As they help each other and their children though grief, they grow closer and fall in love.

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 The town vagrant turns out to be the only descendant of a Revolutionary War hero.

Love Finds You in Sugarcreek, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP When a mysterious stranger lands on the doorstep of three elderly Amish women with his young son looking for shelter and work, their niece Rachel, a tough policewoman, becomes determined to uncover his secrets.

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, May 30, 2015

Austin City Limits, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS The iconic Texas stage features B.B. King performs ``The Thrill Is Gone,'' ``Night Life'' and ``Everyday I Have the Blues,” in this special re-airing of an episode from 1983.

When Calls the Heart, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel Elizabeth and Jack receive upsetting news from their families in Hamilton that could tear them apart; Abigail tries to find forgiveness in her heart for Bill; Lee enlists Rosemary's help to fight Gowen and keep Hope Valley from falling apart.

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.

Zapped, 8:3 0 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.

Candles on Bay Street, 9 :00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A happy couple’s lives become more interesting when the husband’s old flame and her 12 year old daughter move into their town.

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, May 31, 2015

Reba, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) TV Land Van announces he is quitting school to try out for arena football, but Reba's disapproval causes him to blow his chance.

Guy’s Grocery Games, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Food Network The chefs can only use ingredients that begin with A, B, or G for ``Always Be Grilling''; the chefs must incorporate tamarind paste into their meaty madness; a fast paced grill-off.

Lakefront Bargain Hunt, 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) HGTV A young couple wants to find a home on Lake Oconee in Georgia, where they can start a family.

Stranded in Paradise, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Chan nel Laid off from her corporate job, a woman embarks on a getaway to Puerto Rico and meets a handsome man.

The Perfect Wave, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP A young man leaves home to travel the world’s most exotic surf spots. Living in the moment comes with thrills as well as sacrifices and a terrible crisis will change his life.

Girl Meets World, 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel Maya and Riley are fighting; unsure of what to do, Cory finds help in the form of his older brother, Eric; Eric tries to act as mediator.

Monday, June 1, 2014

The Summer of Ben Tyler, 7 :00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel When a white family takes in an African-American orphan, whose mother had been their housekeeper; they face the challenges of racism in the Deep South in the early 1940s. The themes of this film are heavy, but the lessons of love and integrity are strong. The film contains some violence.

Touched by an Angel, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP The angels come to Earth to help a widower face his past through the building of a ship in a bottle.

Antiques Roadshow, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS Items brought to appraisers include: a 1964 Chrysler Turbine model and manual; circa 1840 temperance banner; circa 1925 oil painting by Jessie Willcox Smith.

Saved by the Bell: The College Years, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) MeTV Slater (Mario Lopez) battles with his feelings when he is challenged to take part in a protest.

Everybody Loves Raymond, 9:30 p.m. (Easter n) 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, June 2, 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.

The Little Couple, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) TLC The Klein-Arnold family are excited to celebrate Christmas time now that Will and Zoey have a better understanding of what Christmas is.

Christian Mingle: The Movie, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Gwyneth Hayden has it all. A top-notch career, killer wardrobe, dream apartment, and great friends - she thinks the only thing missing is a man. In a moment of inspired desperation, she fills out a profile on the dating website Christian Mingle hoping to find Mr. Right. Now Gwyneth must learn the hard way that pretending to be someone she's not might lead her to who she truly is.

Always and Forever, 9 :00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Grace and Michael were once inseparable high school sweethearts, But when Grace went away to college, they lost each other. At their 20th high school reunion, they reconnect and find that it is never too late for love.

Happy Days, 9:30 p.m. (Eastern) Me TV Richie volunteers to forgo a rock concert date to run his father's hardware store for the first time.

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 , June 3, 2015

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.

Jessie, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Disney Channel Jessie gets her big break as a stunt double to popular Australian actress Shaylee Michaels.

Nature, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) PBS Two white lion cubs grow to adulthood on the South African savanna.

The Middle, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Channel After being fired from the car dealership and vowing not to take any job that comes her way, Frankie goes to tech school to get a real career; Axl begins his senior year of high school; sophomore Sue mentors a freshman.

Puppy Love, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries A single mom adopts a puppy for her daughter, and then meets and falls for a ball player who claims the dog is his.

Heartland, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP Jack and Amy go to the aid of an old friend when in a herd of wild horses faces a devastating threat.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Shark Tank, 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) CNBC The sharks are presented with products including: A fragrance that smells like money; luxury soap with a twist; a unique guitar learning system; a blinking accessory for jeans; and a follow-up on the creator of the shrimp burger.

Bringing Up Bates, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) UP In the season 2 premiere, the family celebrates their special tradition, 'I Love You Day,' with surprise gifts (and surprise guests) for the whole family. Gil and Kelly Jo host a special 'game night' just for the couples and everyone joins together to prepare for Alyssa's baby shower.

Brush of Honor, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) INSP In INSP’s original series Brush of Honor, artist Phil Taylor is on a mission to paint portraits of America’s fallen heroes and hand-deliver them to surviving family members across the country. One painting at a time, he touches the lives of grieving parents, spouses, and children who have lost loved ones at war. This program has received the Parents Television Council Seal of Approval.

Big, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Tom Hanks stars in this 1988 rated PG film in which he plays a boy who wishes he was a grown up and wakes up one day as his 35-year-old self. This film contains some adult situations.

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.