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JOHNSON CITY (TN) PRESS 13 June 9 - 15, 2018 Movies this week "Man on a Ledge" ›› A disgraced ex-cop steps onto the ledge of a high-rise. SHOW Wed. 11 p.m. "Marley & Me" ››› A couple's new puppy grows up to become an incorrigible handful. LIFE Tue. 10:03 p.m. "The Martian" ›››‡ A stranded astronaut tries to survive on Mars. FX Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3:30 p.m. "Maverick" ››› A conniving cardsharp heads for a high-stakes poker game. MAX Tue. 5:50 p.m., Fri. 4 p.m. "Mean Machine" ›› A jailed soccer star teaches other inmates to play the game. TMC Fri. 4:45 p.m. "The Mechanic" ›› An elite hit- man teaches his deadly trade to an apprentice. SYFY Wed. 7 p.m., Thu. 4:24 p.m. "Meet the Fockers" ››‡ Future in- laws clash in Florida. E! Fri. 8 p.m. "Meet the Parents" ››› A man spends a disastrous weekend with his lover's family. E! Fri. 4:30 p.m. "Men in Black II" ›› Agents Jay and Kay defend Earth from a sultry alien enemy. VH1 Sat. 3 p.m. "Men of Honor" ››› The U.S. Navy's first black diver battles a crip- pling setback. WGNA Mon. 10 p.m. "Miracles From Heaven" ›› Young Anna Beam recovers from a fatal digestive disorder. CMT Thu. 10 p.m. "Mulan" ››› Animated. A Chinese maiden disguises herself as a man. FREE Sun. 9:55 p.m., Mon. 6 p.m. "My Cousin Vinny" ›››‡ An inept lawyer tries to free his cousin from a Dixie jail. AMC Mon. 6:30 p.m. "My Dream Is Yours" ››‡ A singer becomes smitten with a tempera- mental actor. TCM Thu. 3:45 p.m. N "Nanny McPhee" ››‡ A woman uses magic to control a widower's unruly children. FREE Fri. 7:50 p.m. "Napoleon Dynamite" ››› A gawky teen helps a friend run for class president. HBO Thu. 4:15 p.m. "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" ›› Ben Gates sets out to establish an ancestor's innocence. SYFY Mon. 9 p.m., Tue. 6:30 p.m. "Never the Twain Shall Meet" ››‡ A man casts aside life on the docks for a Polynesian woman. TCM Mon. 6:30 p.m. "Next Friday" ›› A young man lives with kin who won the lottery. MTV Sat. 8 p.m. "The Night of the Generals" ››‡ A Nazi major investigates the death of a Warsaw prostitute. TCM Fri. 11:45 p.m. "No Down Payment" ››› Four couples with problems live in a Cal- ifornia housing development. TCM Sun. 8 p.m. O "Of Human Bondage" ›››› A clubfooted London artist-doctor falls for a cheap woman. TCM Mon. 9:45 p.m. "Office Space" ››‡ A white-collar worker rebels against corporate drudgery. ENC Fri. 9 p.m. "On the Town" ›››› Three sailors on leave search for a subway poster girl. TCM Tue. 8 p.m. Viktor, the king of the vampires. SYFY Thu. 6:27 p.m., Fri. 3:30 p.m. V "Vantage Point" ›› Witnesses have different takes on an assassi- nation attempt. SHOW Wed. 8:30 p.m. W "Walking Out" ››› A father-son hunting trip turns into a battle for survival. SHOW Fri. 10 p.m. "Walking Tall" ›› A sheriff and a deputy try to rid their town of thugs. CMT Mon. 8 p.m., Mon. 10 p.m. "War for the Planet of the Apes" ›››‡ Soldiers battle Caesar and his army of intelligent apes. HBO Tue. 8 p.m. "The Warriors" ››› A street gang tries desperately to reach its home turf. ENC Sat. 8:25 p.m., Sun. 5:26 p.m., Fri. 10:32 p.m. "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" ›››‡ Hollywood has-been torments famous sister in wheel- chair. TCM Sun. 5:30 p.m. "White Chicks" ›› Two male FBI agents pose as female socialites. MTV Sun. 3 p.m. "Why Him?" ›› A man disap- proves of his daughter's awkward boyfriend. MAX Mon. 6:05 p.m. "Without a Paddle" ›› Three friends embark on a calamitous canoe trip. CMT Tue. 8 p.m., Tue. 10:15 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Fri. 10:15 p.m. "Wreck-It Ralph" ›››‡ Animated. An arcade-game "bad guy" wants to be a hero. FREE Sat. 5:45 p.m. X "X2" ››› A power-mad militarist pursues the mutants. HBO Fri. 5:15 p.m. "X-Men: First Class" ››› The early years of Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr. PARMT Wed. 9 p.m. "X-Men: The Last Stand" ››‡ A cure for mutations divides the X-Men. ENC Mon. 7:12 p.m. Y "Yankee Doodle Dandy" ›››› Life of song-and-dance man George M. Cohan. TCM Thu. 8 p.m. "Yes Man" ››‡ A man tries to change his life by saying yes to everything. HBO Mon. 5:10 p.m. Z "The Zookeeper's Wife" ››‡ War- saw zookeepers help save hundreds of people from Nazis. HBO Wed. 3:30 p.m. "Sleepless" ›› A Las Vegas cop must save his kidnapped son from gangsters. TMC Sun. 8 p.m., Thu. 6:25 p.m. "Slow Burn" ›› An assistant DA claims that the dead man in her bed tried to rape her. TMC Fri. 3 p.m. "Split" ››› A man who has 23 personalities abducts three teens. MAX Fri. 8 p.m. "Spy" ››› An undercover CIA analyst becomes an unlikely secret weapon. FX Sat. 3 p.m. "Stealth" ›› Three pilots combat artificial intelligence. TMC Sun. 5:55 p.m. "Step Brothers" ››‡ Two spoiled men become rivals when their parents marry. COMC Sat. 10 p.m., Sun. 7:40 p.m. "Striptease" ›› A Miami mother becomes a stripper to raise some quick cash. MAX Tue. 9:40 p.m. "Sunshine" ››› Astronauts embark on a desperate mission to revive Earth's dying sun. MAX Sun. 9:50 p.m., Fri. 6:10 p.m. "S.W.A.T." ››‡ A Los Angeles SWAT team must protect a criminal. HBO Wed. 8 p.m. T "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" ››‡ Vaudevillian ballplayers tangle with a beautiful owner. TCM Tue. 6 p.m. "Taken" ››› Slavers kidnap the daughter of a former spy. MAX Wed. 10:30 p.m. "Taken 3" ›› Bryan Mills is framed for the murder of his ex-wife. FX Fri. 5:30 p.m. "Think Like a Man" ››‡ Men use an advice book to turn the tables on their gals. VH1 Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 5 p.m. "The Three Musketeers" ››› A Frenchman and his comrades must save the queen's honor. TCM Sat. 6 p.m. "Tombstone" ››› Doc Holliday joins Wyatt Earp for the OK Corral showdown. AMC Sat. 7 p.m., Sat. 10:05 p.m. "Top Gun" ››› A hot-shot Navy jet pilot downs MiGs and loves an astrophysicist. ENC Thu. 9 p.m., Fri. 5:28 p.m. "The Town" ››› A woman doesn't realize that her new beau is a bank robber. A&E Sun. 4:30 p.m. "Toy Story" ›››› Animated. Toys come to life when people are absent. DISN Sun. 5 p.m. "Toy Story 2" ›››› Animated. Toys rescue Woody from a collector. DISN Sun. 6:30 p.m. "Toy Story 3" ›››‡ Animated. Woody, Buzz and the rest of the toys are dumped in day care. DISN Sun. 8:10 p.m., Mon. 4 p.m. "Training Day" ››› A rookie cop meets a corrupt Los Angeles narcot- ics officer. WGNA Tue. 7:30 p.m. "Transformers: Age of Extinc- tion" ›› Optimus Prime and the Autobots face fearsome challengers. FX Wed. 8 p.m. "Trapped in Paradise" ››‡ Overly kind townspeople prevent bank robbers from escaping. ENC Mon. 9 p.m., Tue. 3:59 p.m. "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?" ››‡ Four couples struggle with the challenges of married life. TNT Fri. 8 p.m., Fri. 11:30 p.m. U "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" ›› Lucian leads the Lycans against "The Boss" (2016): A quite funny McCarthy rules as a former business magnate who has a tough time readjusting to the outside world after doing time for insider trading. "Spy" (2015): McCarthy is a riot in her most recent teaming with writer-director Paul Feig, as she plays a CIA analyst who becomes a very unlikely field agent. "St. Vincent" (2014): In a change-of-pace role, McCarthy plays a working mom who enlists a new neighbor (Bill Murray) for after-school sitting duties. "The Heat" (2013): McCarthy and Sandra Bullock make a terrific comedic duo as crime-busters targeting a drug kingpin in Boston. "Identity Thief" (2013): A good part for McCarthy casts her as said thief, whose swiping of a same-named businessman's (Jason Bateman) identity prompts him to chase her. "This Is 40" (2012): This Judd Apatow- directed comedy, which focuses on Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann's characters from "Knocked Up," marks one of the rare times McCarthy has taken a supporting role since "Bridesmaids." "Bridesmaids" (2011): Well, of course. In the role that immediately elevated her pop-culture standing and earned her an Oscar nomination, McCarthy plays a memorably bawdy wedding- attendant-to-be. "The Back-Up Plan" (2010): McCarthy does all she can with a traditional good- friend in this comedy about an artificially inseminated woman's (Jennifer Lopez) new romance. "The Life of David Gale" (2003): As her character name – Nico the Goth Girl – suggests, McCarthy is a brief standout in this Kevin Spacey- starring drama. "Charlie's Angels" (2000): Though it's sort of a blink-and-you'll-miss-it role, McCarthy started to get a foothold in movies by appearing in producer and star Drew Barrymore's update of the female- detective television series. MELISSA MCCARTHY'S T O P 1 0 M O V I E S BY JAY BOBBIN 2 x 4" ad linden massage "Overboard" ››‡ An amnesiac millionairess is duped by a cunning carpenter. CMT Sat. 7:30 p.m. P "Pacific Rim" ››› Humans pilot giant robots to fight monstrous creatures. FX Mon. 7 p.m., Mon. 10 p.m. "Particle Fever" ›››‡ Scientists re-create conditions from the big- bang theory. ^ WETP Wed. 10 p.m. "Passenger 57" ››‡ An airline security expert goes up against sky- jackers. MAX Sun. 4:35 p.m. "A Perfect Getaway" ››‡ Hon- eymooning hikers find terror in paradise. MAX Sat. 3:25 p.m. "Personal Shopper" ››› A wom- an in Paris starts to receive ambigu- ous messages. TMC Tue. 9:40 p.m. R "The Ref" ›› A thief comes to regret taking a bickering couple hostage. MAX Tue. 8 p.m. "Remember the Titans" ››› A black man coaches high-school football after integration. PARMT Sat. 4:30 p.m. "Resident Evil: Extinction" ›› Al- ice and her cohorts seek to eliminate an undead virus. SYFY Sat. 3 p.m. "Riddick" ››‡ Wanted criminal Riddick confronts two teams of mer- cenaries. FX Wed. 11:30 p.m. "Ride Along 2" ›› Lawmen James Payton and Ben Barber pursue a Miami drug lord. FX Tue. 6 p.m., Wed. 4 p.m. "Road House" ›› A legendary bouncer agrees to tame a notorious gin mill. ENC Sat. 6:28 p.m. "Rocky" ›››› A heavyweight champ gives a club fighter a title shot. PARMT Sat. 10 p.m. "Romeo and Juliet" ›››‡ Shake- speare's play about two star-crossed lovers. TCM Mon. 11:15 p.m. "Pieces of April" ››› A woman invites her estranged family for Thanksgiving. CW Sun. 8 p.m. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" ››‡ Capt. Jack Spar- row owes a blood debt to a ghostly pirate. SHOW Tue. 6:30 p.m. "The Players Club" ›› A woman works as a stripper to pay her tui- tion. BET Wed. 10 p.m., Thu. 7 p.m. "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" ››› Jean Kerr's comic account of a drama critic and his family. TCM Sun. 3:30 p.m. "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" ››‡ A prince and princess join forces to safeguard a supernatu- ral dagger. SYFY Sun. 9 p.m., Mon. 6:30 p.m. "Pulp Fiction" ›››› Criminals cross paths in three interlocked tales of mayhem. VH1 Fri. 11 p.m. "Pygmalion" ›››› A professor turns a cockney flower girl into a lady. TCM Mon. 8 p.m. "Rudy" ››› A working-class teen dreams of admission to Notre Dame. ENC Thu. 7:03 p.m. "Run All Night" ››‡ The estranged son of an aging hit man becomes a mob target. AMC Wed. 5:25 p.m. "Rush Hour 2" ›› Detectives battle a Hong Kong gangster and his henchmen. ENC Thu. 5:29 p.m. S "San Andreas" ››‡ A rescue pilot must save his family after an earth- quake. TBS Fri. 8:30 p.m. "Set It Off" ››› Desperation drives four women to bank-robbery. BET Wed. 7 p.m., Thu. 4 p.m. "The Shallows" ››‡ A great white shark traps an injured surfer on a giant rock. ENC Mon. 10:54 p.m. "Single White Female" ››‡ A woman develops a deadly fixation on her female roommate. TMC Sun. 11:45 p.m. "Sisters" ››‡ Two siblings throw a wild party at their childhood home. FX Tue. 3:30 p.m. Must be 3 people or more including host, expires 06/30/18

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