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March 10 - 16, 2018 12 JOHNSON CITY (TN) PRESS Movies this week A "The Adventures of Robin Hood" ›››› The outlaw pits his Merry Men against the evil Prince John. TCM Sun. 4 p.m. "Alien: Covenant" ››‡ Planetary explorers encounter a hostile alien life-form. HBO Sun. 4:45 p.m. "All Eyez on Me" ›› The true and untold story of prolific rapper Tupac Shakur. HBO Thu. 11:30 p.m. "Almost Christmas" ››‡ A widower and his bickering family gather for the holidays. MAX Tue. 10:05 p.m. "Alvin and the Chipmunks" ›› Live action/animated. Three singing chipmunks become pop sensations. NICK Wed. 9 p.m. "Armageddon" ››‡ A hero tries to save Earth from an asteroid. USA Sat. 7 p.m. "Assassin's Creed" ›› A descen- dant of a secret society battles the Templar Order. HBO Wed. 11:45 p.m. "Assault on Precinct 13" ››› Street punks besiege an obsolete L.A. police station. TMC Mon. 8 p.m. "ATL" ››‡ Four Atlanta teens face challenges. BET Sat. 11 p.m., Sun. 6 p.m. "The Avengers" ›››‡ Superhe- roes join forces to save the world from an unexpected enemy. FX Tue. 7 p.m., Wed. 4 p.m. B "The Babadook" ››› A widow discovers a monster is lurking around the house. TMC Wed. 8 p.m. "Baby Boy" ››› A man juggles womanizing with fighting his moth- er's boyfriend. VH1 Sat. 9:30 p.m. "Bad Moms" ››‡ Three over- worked and stressed-out mothers go wild. SHOW Sun. 3:50 p.m. "Bad Santa" ››› Two criminals disguise themselves as St. Nick and an elf. TMC Fri. 10 p.m. "Beauty and the Beast" ›››› Animated. A maiden trades places with her captive father. FREE Sat. 8:50 p.m., Sun. 7:30 p.m. "Beetlejuice" ››› Two ghosts try to scare away their home's new tenants. SYFY Sat. 5 p.m., Sat. 7 p.m., Sat. 9 p.m. "The Best Man" ››› A writer meets an old flame at his friend's wedding. MAX Tue. 8 p.m. "Beverly Hills Cop" ››› A Detroit cop goes west to avenge his friend's death. CMT Sat. 6 p.m., Tue. 9 p.m., Tue. 11:30 p.m. "The Big Hangover" ››‡ A promising young lawyer is secretly allergic to liquor. TCM Tue. 6:30 p.m. "Black Sea" ››‡ A submarine cap- tain and his misfit crew search for treasure. MAX Sat. 5:15 p.m. "Blue Chips" ››‡ A basketball coach recruits expensive players. TMC Fri. 6 p.m. "Bowfinger" ››› A filmmaker tries to shoot a movie around an unwary star. TMC Wed. 4:20 p.m. "Bridesmaids" ››› A maid of honor's life unravels as the big day approaches. E! Sun. 3:30 p.m. "Butterfield 8" ››‡ A Manhattan call girl falls in love with a married man. TCM Thu. 8 p.m. C "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" ›››‡ An alcoholic and his wife visit his dying father in the South. TCM Fri. 6 p.m. "Charlie Wilson's War" ››› A congressman arranges funding for Afghan freedom fighters. TMC Mon. 9:35 p.m. "Charlie's Angels" ››› Three nubile crimefighters must solve a kidnapping. ENC Thu. 9 p.m. "The Chronicles of Riddick" ›› A fugitive fights an invading ruler and his army. SYFY Sun. 11:16 p.m., Mon. 4:30 p.m. "Class Act" ›› A nerd reluctantly swaps identities with a paroled felon. VH1 Sat. 7 p.m. "Clueless" ››› Spoiled Beverly Hills teens careen through the good life. ENC Wed. 9 p.m. "Coach Carter" ››› A high-school basketball coach pushes his team to excel. MTV Fri. 8 p.m. "Con Air" ››‡ Vicious convicts hijack their flight. TMC Sat. 7 p.m., Tue. 8 p.m. "Concert for George" ››› Musicians celebrate the legacy of George Harrison. ^ WETP Sun. 8 p.m. "The Conjuring 2" ››› Paranor- mal investigators battle demonic possession. MAX Sun. 10 p.m., Fri. 5:20 p.m. "Conspirator" ››‡ British major ordered to kill U.S. bride who knows he's a spy. TCM Tue. 5 p.m. "Contagion" ››› Doctors try to contain the spread of a lethal virus. AMC Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 4:02 p.m. "The Cooler" ››› A casino direc- tor's employee falls for a waitress. MAX Wed. 9:40 p.m. "The Core" ›› Scientists travel to the center of the Earth. MAX Mon. 3:35 p.m., Mon. 9:30 p.m. "Crocodile Dundee" ››› An Australian hunting legend braves the wilds of Manhattan. CMT Sat. 11:30 p.m. "The Crooked Way" ›› An amne- siac veteran is victimized by his past as a gangster. TCM Sat. 10 p.m. D "Daddy's Little Girls" ›› A poor mechanic and an attorney share an unexpected romance. BET Wed. 8 p.m., Thu. 5 p.m. "A Date With Judy" ››‡ Two imaginative teenagers keep their families in turmoil. TCM Mon. 6 p.m. "Definitely, Maybe" ››› A man's young daughter asks him about his romantic past. FREE Fri. 5:40 p.m. "The Departed" ›››‡ An un- dercover cop and a criminal lead double lives. AMC Mon. 6:30 p.m. "The Devil Wears Prada" ››› A recent college graduate lands a job at a fashion magazine. AMC Fri. 9:30 p.m. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" ››‡ A middle-school student chronicles his misadventures. NICK Fri. 9 p.m. "Divergent" ›› A young woman discovers a plot to destroy those like her. TNT Wed. 10:30 p.m. "Dolores Claiborne" ››‡ An abrasive woman is accused of murdering her employer. MAX Tue. 3:55 p.m. "The DUFF" ››‡ A teen tries to overthrow a judgmental classmate. FREE Sun. 9:30 p.m., Mon. 6 p.m. E "Enough" ›› A woman takes her daughter and flees her abusive hus- band. E! Mon. 8 p.m., Tue. 5 p.m. "The Equalizer" ››‡ A former commando champions the helpless. FX Fri. 8 p.m., Fri. 11:30 p.m. "Evelyn" ››› An Irish father fights to regain custody of his children. CW Sun. 8 p.m. F "Fargo" ›››‡ An overextended salesman hires goons to kidnap his wife. MAX Wed. 8 p.m. "The Fast and the Furious" ››‡ An undercover cop infiltrates the world of street racing. HBO Sat. 4 p.m. "Fast Five" ››‡ Dom Toretto and company ramp up the action in Bra- zil. PARMT Sat. 3 p.m., Sat. 9 p.m. "Father of the Bride" ›››› A family agonizes over a bride-to-be's immense wedding. TCM Tue. 8 p.m. "Father's Little Dividend" ››› A rattled father learns he will soon be a grandparent. TCM Tue. 9:45 p.m. "A Few Good Men" ›››‡ A Navy lawyer defends two Marines in a comrade's death. AMC Tue. 5 p.m. "The Fifth Element" ››› A New York cabby tries to save Earth in 2259. SYFY Wed. 4:30 p.m. "Fifty Shades of Grey" ›› An inexperienced student begins a daring love affair. E! Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sat. 10 p.m. "Final Destination 2" ››‡ Grisly fates await the survivors of a high- way calamity. ENC Wed. 5:53 p.m. "Final Destination 5" ››‡ Survi- vors of a bridge disaster learn that they cannot cheat Death. SYFY Wed. 11:30 p.m., Thu. 3 p.m. "The Firm" ››› A law-school grad signs on with a sinister Tennessee firm. ENC Sun. 10:39 p.m. "A Fistful of Dollars" ›››‡ An amoral gunman works both sides of a divided Western town. TCM Sat. 6 p.m. "Flashdance" ››‡ A female welder enjoys a nighttime dancing career. ENC Tue. 3:43 p.m. "42nd Street" ›››› An injury gives an understudy a shot at star- dom. TCM Thu. 6:15 p.m. "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" ››› Three co-workers unite to help their buddy get a sex life. COMC Sun. 6:45 p.m. "Four Brothers" ›› Siblings seek revenge for their adoptive mother's murder. MTV Sun. 5:30 p.m., Sun. 11 p.m., Fri. 11 p.m. "Friday Night Lights" ››› A foot- ball coach leads high-school players in Texas. CMT Sun. 3:30 p.m., Sun. 8:30 p.m. "Funny People" ››‡ A gravely ill comic mentors a struggling per- former. MAX Sun. 3:35 p.m. "Furious 7" ››› A dead man's brother seeks revenge on the Toret- to gang. FX Thu. 7 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m. G "Get Hard" ›› A prison-bound millionaire asks a black man for advice. TBS Sun. 4 p.m.; TNT Tue. 8 p.m. "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" ›› Threats from within the government jeop- ardize the G.I. Joes. SYFY Thu. 7 p.m., Fri. 4:30 p.m. "Giant" ›››› George Stevens' Oscar-winning portrait of feuding Texans. TCM Wed. 11 p.m. "The Girl on the Train" ››‡ A train commuter investigates the case of a missing woman. SHOW Sat. 4 p.m., Fri. 7 p.m. "Grease" ››› Disparate summer lovers meet again as high-school seniors. ENC Mon. 7:06 p.m. "The Great Outdoors" ›› Man and family camp with obnoxious brother-in-law and family. ENC Sun. 4:13 p.m. "The Great Wall" ›› Warriors de- fend the Great Wall of China from monsters. HBO Mon. 11:30 p.m., Thu. 5:45 p.m. "Guns of the Timberland" ›› Townspeople battle the loggers legally clearing a hillside. TCM Fri. 3 p.m. H "Hacksaw Ridge" ›››‡ Medic Desmond Doss becomes a hero during World War II. MAX Fri. 7:35 p.m., Fri. 11:50 p.m. "The Hangover Part II" ›› Phil, Stu, Alan and Doug head to Thai- land for Stu's wedding. TNT Tue. 10:15 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" ››› New dangers lurk for Harry, Dumbledore and their friends. HBO Tue. 8 p.m. "The Hateful Eight" ››› Bounty hunters and a prisoner encounter four strangers. TMC Sun. 8 p.m. "The Heat" ››‡ A federal agent and a Boston cop go after a drug lord. FX Tue. 11:30 p.m. "Hell or High Water" ›››‡ A Texas Ranger pursues two vengeful brothers who rob banks. SHOW Fri. 5:15 p.m. "Hidden Figures" ›››‡ Math- ematicians help launch astronaut John Glenn into space. HBO Sat. 5:50 p.m. "Hitch" ››› A smooth-talker helps a shy accountant woo an heiress. FREE Mon. 8:32 p.m., Tue. 5:30 p.m. "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" ››‡ Bilbo Baggins joins the quest to reclaim a lost kingdom. WGNA Tue. 3 p.m., Tue. 6:30 p.m. "Hostel" ›› Two men visit a Slo- vakian hostel that has a gruesome secret. TMC Wed. 9:35 p.m. "Hostel Part II" ›› Three Ameri- can women in Europe meet grisly fates. TMC Wed. 11:10 p.m. "Hot Tub Time Machine" ››‡ A hot tub transports four pals back to their heyday in the 1980s. COMC Fri. 8:30 p.m. "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" ›› A writer bets she can seduce a man and then drive him away. AMC Thu. 5:30 p.m. "The Human Stain" ››‡ A pro- fessor with a secret causes a racial controversy. MAX Tue. 6:10 p.m. "The Hunger Games" ››› In a dystopian society, teens fight to the death on live TV. TNT Sat. 8 p.m. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" ››› The 75th Annual Hunger Games may change Panem forever. TNT Sat. 11 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. "The Hunger Games: Mocking- jay, Part 1" ››› Katniss fights for Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. TNT Sun. 5:45 p.m. I "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" ››› A centuries-old carnival master makes a deal with the devil. TMC Thu. 10:10 p.m. "In a Valley of Violence" ››› A drifter aims his sights on the thugs who killed his dog. HBO Thu. 4 p.m. "In & Out" ››‡ A prim teacher's sexuality is questioned. SHOW Wed. 8 p.m. "In This Our Life" ››› Wretch- ed woman runs off with sister's husband, for starters. TCM Thu. 4:30 p.m. "Indecent Proposal" ››‡ A man offers a couple $1 million for a night with the wife. ENC Thu. 10:41 p.m., Fri. 5:18 p.m. "Insidious: Chapter 2" ›› The Lamberts try to discover why spirits still haunt them. AMC Sat. 10:30 p.m. "Insurgent" ››‡ Fugitives Tris and Four search for allies and answers. TNT Wed. 8 p.m. "The Interpreter" ››› A U.N. translator overhears an assassina- tion plot. TMC Mon. 11:30 p.m. "Iron Man 2" ››‡ The superhe- ro must forge new alliances and confront a powerful enemy. FX Sat. 9 p.m., Sun. 5:30 p.m. J "Jailhouse Rock" ››‡ Strumming ex-convict gets agent, turns rock 'n' roll star. TCM Sun. 6 p.m. "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" ›› Two slackers try to sabotage the production of a movie. ENC Tue. 7:13 p.m. "Jeepers Creepers" ››‡ A flesh-eating entity pursues sibling college students. ENC Wed. 7:26 p.m., Thu. 5:35 p.m. "Jenny's Wedding" ›› Jenny tells her family that she's marrying a woman. TMC Sun. 5 p.m. "Juno" ›››‡ A teen decides to give up her unborn child for adop- tion. MTV Fri. 5:30 p.m. "Jurassic Park" ›››‡ Cloned dino- saurs run amok at an island-jungle theme park. PARMT Fri. 9 p.m. "Just Wright" ››‡ A physical ther- apist falls in love with her patient. VH1 Sat. 4:20 p.m. K "Kansas City Confidential" ››› Ex-convict framed for holdup done by policeman's gang. TCM Sat. 8 p.m. "Kill the Messenger" ››› Report- er Gary Webb exposes CIA crimes. MAX Thu. 3:35 p.m. "Kingsman: The Secret Service" ››› A dapper spy takes a troubled youth under his wing. FX Wed. 7 p.m., Thu. 4 p.m. "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" ››› A thief learns investigative techniques from a detective. MAX Sat. 10:10 p.m., Wed. 11:25 p.m. "A Knight's Tale" ››‡ A peasant poses as a knight for a shot at jousting glory. ENC Fri. 9 p.m. L "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" ›› A globe-trotter battles otherworldly creatures for an artifact. SYFY Sun. 9 p.m., Mon. 7 p.m., Thu. 9 p.m., Fri. 7 p.m. "Last Action Hero" ›› A magic movie ticket plunges a boy into on- screen action. TMC Mon. 4:05 p.m. "The Legend of Bagger Vance" ››› A mystical caddy helps an ex-golfer regain his swing. TMC Sat. 3 p.m., Thu. 8 p.m. "Life With Father" ›››‡ An autocrat heads his 1880s New York household, but his wife runs it. TCM Mon. 10:30 p.m. "The Lion King" ›››‡ Animated. The son of a king battles treachery to claim his destiny. FREE Sat. 6:40 p.m., Sun. 5:20 p.m. "Live by Night" ››‡ A gangster becomes a powerful bootlegger in the 1920s. HBO Wed. 5:20 p.m. "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" ››‡ An expedition returns to moni- tor dinosaurs' progress. PARMT Fri. 6 p.m. "Love Is Better Than Ever" ››‡ A dance teacher sets her romantic sights on a talent agent. TCM Tue. 11:15 p.m. "Lover Come Back" ››› An ad executive competes to land a non- existent account. TCM Sun. 10 p.m. M "Mad Max: Fury Road" ›››‡ Mad Max must outrun a warlord and his men in a desert chase. SYFY Sun. 6:30 p.m. "Made of Honor" ›› A man schemes to prevent his best friend's wedding. CMT Fri. 10:30 p.m. "Madea's Family Reunion" ››‡ A matriarch must keep the peace through family strife. SHOW Wed. 9:30 p.m. "The Martian" ›››‡ A stranded astronaut tries to survive on Mars. FX Sun. 8 p.m., Sun. 11 p.m. "The Mechanic" ›› An elite hit- man teaches his deadly trade to an apprentice. SYFY Wed. 7 p.m., Thu. 5 p.m. "The Medallion" ›› A Hong Kong detective has supernatural abilities. MAX Mon. 8 p.m., Thu. 6:30 p.m. "Meet the Robinsons" ››› Ani- mated. A mysterious time-traveler takes a boy genius on a trip to the future. DISN Sun. 7 p.m. "Men in Black 3" ››‡ Agent J must go back to the past to save mankind's future. FX Mon. 5:30 p.m., Mon. 11 p.m. "Menace II Society" ››› The saga of a ghetto teen in East L.A. VH1 Sun. 11 p.m. "Miami Vice" ››‡ Detectives Crockett and Tubbs take on drug lords in South Florida. ENC Thu. 3:20 p.m. "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates" ›› Partying brothers take two wild women to a Hawaiian wedding. MAX Wed. 4:35 p.m. "Mirror Mirror" ››‡ Seven dwarves help an exiled princess win back her kingdom. FREE Thu. 9:01 p.m. "Miss Congeniality" ›› A clumsy FBI agent goes under cover at a beauty pageant. FREE Wed. 5:30 p.m. "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous" ›› FBI agent Gracie Hart must save two kidnapped friends in Las Vegas. FREE Fri. 3 p.m. "Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation" ››› Ethan Hunt and his team square off against the Syndi- cate. FX Mon. 8 p.m., Tue. 4 p.m. "Money Monster" ››‡ A man holds a Wall Street guru hostage on live television. ENC Mon. 5:24 p.m. "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" ››‡ A hus- band and wife are assassins for rival organizations. AMC Fri. 7 p.m.

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