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January 13 - 19, 2018 12 JOHNSON CITY (TN) PRESS Movies this week A "Above the Law" ››‡ A CIA-spon- sored drug cartel is uncovered by a Chicago cop. AMC Tue. 8 p.m. "The Accountant" ››‡ An agent tracks an accountant who works for criminals. MAX Sat. 11 p.m., Wed. 8 p.m. "Act of Valor" ›› Navy SEALs uncover a terrorist plot against America. FX Thu. 3 p.m. "Addams Family Values" ››‡ A greedy nanny plots to marry and murder Uncle Fester. ENC Fri. 7:24 p.m. "The Age of Innocence" ›››‡ A lawyer falls under the spell of his fiancee's cousin. TCM Tue. 8 p.m. "Aliens" ›››› Space Marines battle an army of deadly monsters. MAX Wed. 5:40 p.m. "Almost Christmas" ››‡ A widower and his bickering family gather for the holidays. HBO Wed. 3:30 p.m. "American Gangster" ››› A chauffeur becomes Harlem's most-powerful crime boss. TNT Fri. 11 p.m. "American Sniper" ›››‡ Navy SEAL Chris Kyle logs an incredible number of kills. TNT Fri. 8 p.m. "An American Werewolf in London" ›››‡ Yanks hiking across the moors encounter a vicious were- wolf. ENC Thu. 10:44 p.m. "Anna Lucasta" ›› A young wom- an flees after her lover learns of her racy past. TCM Sat. 4 p.m. "Ant-Man" ››› Ant-Man uses his shrinking skills to battle Yellowjack- et. TNT Sun. 8 p.m. "Armageddon" ››‡ A hero tries to save Earth from an asteroid. AMC Fri. 8 p.m. "ATL" ››‡ Four Atlanta teens face challenges. BET Fri. 8:30 p.m. "Away We Go" ››‡ An expectant couple search America for a place to raise their family. MAX Thu. 6:20 p.m. B "Back to the Future Part III" ››› Marty McFly visits the Old West to save the imperiled Doc. HBO Mon. 5:50 p.m. "Back to the Future Part II" ››› Marty's time traveling is threatened by a dangerous rival. HBO Mon. 4 p.m. "Bad Santa" ››› Two criminals disguise themselves as St. Nick and an elf. SHOW Sun. 5:25 p.m. "Battleship" ›› Earth comes under attack from a superior alien force. FX Tue. 5 p.m., Tue. 11 p.m. "The Blair Witch Project" ››‡ An unknown entity stalks three lost film students. MAX Sat. 8 p.m. "Blood Work" ››‡ A former FBI agent searches for a murderer. MAX Wed. 3:50 p.m. "The Bodyguard" ››‡ A body- guard falls for the singer-actress he must protect. MAX Thu. 10:15 p.m. "Boomerang" ›› A sexist market- ing executive gets his comeuppance. BET Fri. 4 p.m. "Born to Be Blue" ››› Jazz trumpeter Chet Baker tries to stage a musical comeback. TMC Tue. 4:15 p.m. "Brave" ›››‡ Animated. A Scottish princess must undo a beastly curse. FREE Sun. 9:55 p.m., Mon. 6:30 p.m. "Bridge of Spies" ›››‡ A lawyer tries to negotiate the release of a captured pilot. TMC Mon. 11:30 p.m. "Brimstone" ›› A frontier woman is wrongly accused of a crime. TMC Wed. 11 p.m. "Bullitt" ›››‡ San Francisco de- tective won't let go of mob-witness case. TCM Sat. 8 p.m. "Burnt" ›› A temperamental head chef demands perfection from his staff. TMC Sat. 5:30 p.m. C "The Cabin in the Woods" ››› Bad things happen when five friends go to a remote woodland cabin. SYFY Fri. 3:30 p.m. "Can't Hardly Wait" ›› High- school seniors flock to a wild gradu- ation party. TMC Fri. 6:15 p.m. "Cape Fear" ››› An ex-convict takes revenge on the lawyer who betrayed him. MAX Mon. 3:35 p.m. "Cheaper by the Dozen 2" ›› The Bakers' vacation turns competi- tive. CMT Sat. 5:15 p.m. "Chimes at Midnight" ››› Shake- speare's Falstaff wanes with Prince Hal. TCM Wed. 8 p.m. "Clueless" ››› Spoiled Beverly Hills teens careen through the good life. ENC Tue. 3:43 p.m., Tue. 10:55 p.m. "Cluny Brown" ››‡ A housemaid's plumbing skills win the lord of the house. TCM Thu. 8 p.m. "Colombiana" ›› A profession- al assassin seeks revenge for the murder of her parents. A&E Mon. 4 p.m. "Coming to America" ››› An African prince and his royal sidekick come to Queens. ENC Fri. 9 p.m. "Conan the Barbarian" ›› Conan slashes his way across Hyboria on a quest for revenge. SYFY Wed. 4 p.m. "The Cooler" ››› A casino direc- tor's employee falls for a waitress. MAX Sun. 11:10 p.m. "Crazy, Stupid, Love." ››› A suddenly single 40-something needs help finding his groove again. CMT Sat. 10:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. D "Daddy's Little Girls" ›› A poor mechanic and an attorney share an unexpected romance. VH1 Sat. 9:30 p.m. "Dark Blue" ››‡ A police sergeant tries to pin murders on two ex-con- victs. ENC Thu. 3:21 p.m. "The Dark Knight" ›››› Batman battles a vicious criminal known as the Joker. MAX Fri. 8 p.m. "Daughters of the Dust" ›››‡ Turn-of-the-century women look at their African heritage. TCM Mon. 10 p.m. "Deep Impact" ›› A large comet is on a collision course with Earth. ENC Mon. 9 p.m., Fri. 3:33 p.m. "Deep Valley" ››‡ Shy California farm girl loves fugitive from chain gang. TCM Thu. 6 p.m. "Deepwater Horizon" ››› Crew members fight for their lives when an oil rig explodes. HBO Sun. 5:45 p.m. "Demolition Man" ››‡ A frozen cop is thawed out to capture an old nemesis. AMC Mon. 8 p.m., Tue. 5:30 p.m. "The Departed" ›››‡ An un- dercover cop and a criminal lead double lives. WGNA Tue. 7 p.m., Tue. 10 p.m. "Despicable Me 2" ››› Animated. Gru and his new partner hunt the perpetrator of a spectacular heist. FX Sat. 6 p.m. "The Devil Wears Prada" ››› A recent college graduate lands a job at a fashion magazine. SPIKE Thu. 4 p.m. "District 9" ›››‡ South Africa assigns a restricted area for extra- terrestrial refugees. ENC Tue. 7:09 p.m., Wed. 5:28 p.m. "Django Unchained" ›››‡ An ex- slave and a German bounty hunter roam America's South. BET Wed. 10 p.m., Thu. 7 p.m. "Doc Hollywood" ››› An arro- gant physician is detained in a South Carolina town. MAX Thu. 4:35 p.m. "Dolan's Cadillac" ›››› A teacher seeks revenge against the gangster who killed his wife. TMC Sat. 4 p.m., Fri. 3 p.m. "Dolores Claiborne" ››‡ An abra- sive woman is accused of murdering her employer. MAX Mon. 11:40 p.m. "Don't Make Waves" ››‡ Malibu beauty runs tourist off road, brings him home. TCM Sat. 6 p.m. "Dracula Untold" ›› Vlad III of Wallachia trades his humanity for a dark power. FX Tue. 3 p.m. "Dredd" ››‡ A futuristic cop acts as judge, jury and executioner. AMC Mon. 10:30 p.m., Tue. 3:30 p.m.; SYFY Sat. 3 p.m. E "The Earrings of Madame De ..." ››› A love triangle hangs on a pair of diamond earrings. TCM Thu. 10 p.m. "Easy A" ››› A high-school student uses the rumor mill to her advantage. E! Fri. 8 p.m. "Eat Pray Love" ›› A divorcee embarks on a global quest to change her life for the better. LIFE Mon. 5 p.m. "8 Mile" ››› A Detroit man tries to achieve success as a rapper. VH1 Sat. 4:30 p.m. "Eleven Men and a Girl" ›› A woman recruits football heroes to her father's campus. TCM Wed. 3:15 p.m. "Employee of the Month" ›› Two store clerks vie for a coveted award. TMC Fri. 10 p.m. "Everything, Everything" ››‡ A sick teen develops a budding romance with her neighbor. HBO Fri. 5:50 p.m. "The Expendables 3" ›› Barney Ross brings in new blood to fight an old associate. TNT Sat. 5:30 p.m. "Extraterrestrial" ›› Five college students battle marauding aliens. TMC Thu. 6:15 p.m. F "Fargo" ›››‡ An overextended salesman hires goons to kidnap his wife. MAX Sun. 8 p.m. "Fast & Furious 6" ››‡ Hobbs offers Dom and crew a full pardon for their help. FX Fri. 4 p.m. "Fatal Attraction" ›››‡ A hus- band comes to regret a fling with an unstable woman. ENC Mon. 11:04 p.m. "The Fate of the Furious" ››‡ A mysterious woman forces Dom to betray the crew. HBO Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7:35 p.m., Thu. 8 p.m. "A Few Good Men" ›››‡ A Navy lawyer defends two Marines in a comrade's death. TNT Tue. 11 p.m. "The Fifth Element" ››› A New York cabby tries to save Earth in 2259. SYFY Wed. 11:50 p.m., Thu. 6 p.m. "50 First Dates" ›› A man falls for a woman who has short-term memory loss. TBS Fri. 10:30 p.m. "Finding Nemo" ›››› Animated. A clown fish searches for his missing son. FREE Tue. 5:30 p.m. "First Blood" ››› A Vietnam vet is hounded by a brutal small-town sheriff. AMC Mon. 3 p.m. "Flashdance" ››‡ A female welder enjoys a nighttime dancing career. ENC Sun. 9 p.m., Wed. 7:23 p.m. "The Flight of the Phoenix" ›››‡ Crash survivors build a plane from the wreckage. TCM Fri. 8 p.m. "The Flintstones" ››‡ A caveman is set up by a scheming Stone Age secretary. FREE Fri. 9 p.m. "Flushed Away" ››› Animated. A pampered pet rat winds up in the sewer. + WJHL Sat. 8 p.m. "Flying Leathernecks" ››‡ Tough major earns Marine pilots' respect. TCM Sun. 6 p.m. "Forces of Nature" ››‡ A groom hurries to his wedding, with a fellow traveler. TMC Fri. 8 p.m. "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" ››› Three co-workers unite to help their buddy get a sex life. CMT Mon. 8 p.m., Mon. 10:30 p.m. "Four Brothers" ›› Siblings seek revenge for their adoptive mother's murder. MTV Sat. 3:30 p.m. "Free State of Jones" ››‡ Newt Knight leads a rebellion against the Confederacy. TMC Mon. 6:30 p.m. "The Fugitive" ›››‡ An innocent man must evade the law as he pur- sues a killer. MAX Mon. 5:45 p.m., Thu. 8 p.m. "Furious 7" ››› A dead man's brother seeks revenge on the Toret- to gang. FX Fri. 7 p.m., Fri. 10 p.m. G "Gambling Lady" ››‡ A profes- sional gambler frees her husband of murder charges. TCM Fri. 4 p.m. "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" ›››‡ A lonely widow falls in love with a sea captain's ghost. TCM Sun. 8 p.m. "Ghost Rider" ›› A motorcycle stuntman is a supernatural agent of vengeance. SYFY Mon. 5:30 p.m. "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" ›› Spirits of ex-lovers show a cad his failed relationships. FREE Wed. 9:02 p.m. "G.I. Jane" ››› A female Navy SEALs recruit completes rigorous training. AMC Sat. 11:36 p.m. "The Gift" ››› An old acquain- tance causes trouble for a man and his wife. TMC Sun. 6:10 p.m. "The Girl on the Train" ››‡ A train commuter investigates the case of a missing woman. SHOW Sat. 9 p.m., Tue. 6 p.m., Fri. 8:05 p.m. "The Goonies" ››› Young misfits find a 17th-century pirate's treasure map. SYFY Thu. 8:30 p.m., Fri. 5:30 p.m. H "The Hangover" ››› Three pals must find a missing groom after a wild bash. SPIKE Fri. 9 p.m., Fri. 11:30 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" ›››‡ Harry may have to make the ultimate sacrifice. HBO Sat. 3:30 p.m. "The Hateful Eight" ››› Bounty hunters and a prisoner encounter four strangers. SHOW Fri. 11 p.m.; TMC Wed. 8 p.m. "The Heiress" ›››› A fortune hunter pursues an unattractive but wealthy woman. TCM Tue. 10:30 p.m. "Hell or High Water" ›››‡ A Texas Ranger pursues two vengeful brothers who rob banks. TMC Sat. 7:15 p.m. "Hercules" ››› Animated. The strongman becomes a Greek hero. FREE Sat. 5:10 p.m., Sun. 3:05 p.m. "Hitch" ››› A smooth-talker helps a shy accountant woo an heiress. CMT Sat. 7:30 p.m. "The Holiday" ››‡ Two wom- en from different countries swap homes at Christmas. LIFE Mon. 8 p.m. "Horrible Bosses" ››‡ Three oppressed workers plot against their employers. COMC Sat. 10 p.m., Sun. 7:40 p.m., Wed. 7:30 p.m., Thu. 4:45 p.m. "Hot Tub Time Machine" ››‡ A hot tub transports four pals back to their heyday in the 1980s. COMC Sat. 4 p.m. "Hotel Transylvania 2" ››‡ Animated. Dracula tries to bring out his grandson's inner vampire. FX Sat. 4 p.m. "The Hours" ›››‡ Three women in different eras suffer emotional crises. HBO Wed. 10:05 p.m. "Hulk" ››‡ Scientist Bruce Banner transforms into a powerful brute. WGNA Mon. 10 p.m. "The Hunger Games" ››› In a dystopian society, teens fight to the death on live TV. TBS Sun. 4 p.m. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" ››› The 75th Annual Hunger Games may change Panem forever. TBS Sun. 7 p.m. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" ››› Katniss fights for Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. TBS Sun. 10 p.m. I "The Illusionist" ››› A magician and a prince vie for a woman's love. TMC Tue. 6 p.m. "In a Valley of Violence" ››› A drifter aims his sights on the thugs who killed his dog. HBO Thu. 5:45 p.m. "Indecent Proposal" ››‡ A man offers a couple $1 million for a night with the wife. ENC Sun. 10:37 p.m. "Inside Man" ››› A cop matches wits with a bank robber. TMC Sun. 8 p.m. "The Iron Petticoat" ››‡ An Air Force officer and a Soviet aviatrix fall in love. TCM Tue. 4 p.m. J "John Carpenter's Escape From L.A." ›› Snake Plissken faces foes in the ruins of 2013 Los Angeles. ENC Sat. 4:30 p.m., Thu. 9:01 p.m. "Jurassic Park" ›››‡ Cloned dino- saurs run amok at an island-jungle theme park. SPIKE Sat. 5 p.m. "Jurassic Park III" ››‡ A search party encounters new breeds of prehistoric terror. SPIKE Sat. 3 p.m., Sat. 11 p.m. K "Kill Bill: Vol. 2" ››› An assassin confronts her former boss and his gang. AMC Mon. 5 p.m. "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" ›› Arthur uses the Excal- ibur sword to embrace his destiny. HBO Sat. 5:45 p.m., Fri. 3:40 p.m. "King Kong" ››‡ An oil mogul seeks to exploit a monstrous ape in New York. ENC Mon. 6:43 p.m. "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" ››› A thief learns investigative techniques from a detective. MAX Mon. 8 p.m. "Knight and Day" ››‡ A woman becomes the reluctant partner of a fugitive spy. CMT Tue. 8 p.m., Tue. 10:30 p.m. "Knock on Any Door" ››› An attorney leads the defense of a Chi- cago guttersnipe. TCM Sun. 4 p.m. "Knocked Up" ››› A one-night stand has an unforeseen conse- quence. TBS Fri. 8 p.m. "Kong: Skull Island" ››› Explor- ers encounter a gigantic ape and monstrous creatures. HBO Tue. 10 p.m. L "La Bamba" ››› A fact-based account of Ritchie Valens' (1941-59) career. ENC Wed. 9 p.m., Thu. 5:20 p.m. "The Light Between Oceans" ››‡ A couple meet the mother of the baby they found and raised. SHOW Thu. 7:45 p.m. "Lincoln" ›››‡ Lincoln takes mea- sures to ensure the end of slavery forever. TMC Mon. 9 p.m. "The Lion King" ›››‡ Animated. The son of a king battles treachery to claim his destiny. FREE Tue. 9:01 p.m., Wed. 6 p.m. "Live Free or Die Hard" ››› America's computers fall under attack. SPIKE Tue. 11 p.m. "Logan" ››› Logan must protect a young mutant girl from dark forces. HBO Mon. 8 p.m. "The Lone Ranger" ›› An Indian warrior and a lawman unite to fight corruption. SYFY Sat. 5 p.m. "Lone Survivor" ››› Taliban fight- ers in 2005 Afghanistan attack four Navy SEALs. FX Thu. 5:30 p.m. "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" ››‡ An expedition returns to monitor dinosaurs' progress. SPIKE Sat. 8 p.m. "Lucky You" ›› A poker player sets his sights on winning a world championship. MAX Tue. 4:25 p.m. M "Madea's Family Reunion" ››‡ A matriarch must keep the peace through family strife. SHOW Sun. 3:30 p.m. "Madea's Witness Protection" ›› Madea uses tough love on a Wall Street banker and his family. VH1 Sat. 7 p.m. "The Martian" ›››‡ A stranded astronaut tries to survive on Mars. FX Wed. 7 p.m. "Mechanic: Resurrection" ›› An assassin must kill three targets to save his girlfriend. HBO Thu. 11:20 p.m. "Midnight Lace" ››› A London newlywed is tormented by threat- ening phone calls. TCM Wed. 10:15 p.m. "Minions" ››‡ Animated. Mas- terless Minions look for someone new to serve. FX Sat. 8 p.m., Sat. 10 p.m. "The Mist" ››‡ A deadly fog en- gulfs terrified townspeople. SHOW Thu. 4:40 p.m. "Morgan" ›› A bioengineered child runs amok at a top-secret facility. HBO Wed. 8 p.m.

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