Friday, May 23, 2014

Memorial Day Weekend: Movies, Specials, & More...

On this Memorial Day Weekend, may we remember our Military and their sacrifice for our Freedom.

will premiere on TBN, this weekend.

Last Ounce Of Courage is an intergenerational story about family,
free expression, and taking a stand for cherished beliefs.
See my page on Last Ounce of Courage for movie details.
Premieres on TV: Saturday Night in Pacific Time at 10 PM
and in Eastern Standard Time at 1 AM.
Repeats Tuesday (May 27) in Pacific Time at 2 PM
and in Eastern Standard Time at 5 PM.
This Sunday, May 25th, see the
25th annual "National Memorial Day Concert" on PBS.
Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna return to co-host the National Memorial Day Concert
for the ninth consecutive year.
image credit: PBS
"Each year, the National Memorial Day Concert presents a unique program  honoring the valor and patriotism of Americans who have served our country. The show pays tribute to their sacrifices, as well as those of their families and loved ones.
This year they will honor a "Gold Star Mother", and do a "special “welcome home” to  thank veterans who served in Afghanistan" and "The 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion also will be commemorated." (details via PBS)
Please check your local PBS station for times airing,
and for repeat showings.
Also NEW this Weekend...
on the Hallmark Channel
image credit: 2014 Crown Media
Episode 6 "The Future Me": When the postal detectives discover a letter postmarked with a future date, it sets off a chain reaction that leads them down a surprising, emotional journey. As Rita (Crystal Lowe) prepares for the Miss Special Delivery pageant and faces threats from Glynis Rucker (special guest star Marilu Henner), an intimidating supervisor whose daughter is also competing for the crown. Oliver (Eric Mabius), Shane (Kristin Booth) and Norman (Geoff Gustafson) find themselves in the middle of a unique couple's struggle for acceptance. (via Hallmark)
In relation to Memorial Day... two recent episodes of Signed, Sealed, Delivered had patriotic story themes: Episode 2: To Whom It May Concern: "The postal detectives are inspired by their supervisor to take a risk to save the life of an army veteran" and Episode 5: The Edge of Forever: "A letter from beyond the grave brings new life to an estranged family". This story includes the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
You can watch these episodes (and more) online, at Amazon.
 The Season Finale of Granite Flats Season 2
will air Sunday Night on BYU-TV.
image credit: BYU-TV
Episode 8: Beth, Whittison and the Andrews turn the tables on Ashmeade, suspicions arise about Professor Hargraves, and Timmy and Madeline find what everyone has been looking for in the Season 2 finale.  
There are Patriotic American themes throughout the dramatic story of Granite Flats. It's the 1960's and the Feds, and local law, are searching for communists and spies at the Army Base and Hospital in the small town of Granite Flats, Colorado.
On Monday, Memorial Day...
INSP will have the first U.S. TV Premiere
of the 2006 "Feature Films for Families" War Movie:
Beautiful Dreamer
This movie also stars James Denton (Grace Unplugged).
Airs Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9 PM est. on INSP.
I hope you all have a nice Memorial Day Weekend.
Thank You to ALL, who have served our Great Country.
God Bless America!


  1. Thank you for posting the information & hope you and all enjoy their Memorial Weekend too.


    1. Thank you, Misty. I hope your weekend is nice, as well!

  2. I just discovered your wonderful website and want to thank you for all the hard work you put into it -- I LOVE it and consult it all the time.


    1. Thank you Julie! I appreciate your comment so much! I just visited your site and I am equally excited to have discovered your beautiful books!

      Thank YOU so much for your sweet words!
      God's Blessings to You, Net

  3. Enjoy your "Memorial Day" weekend, Net. There's lots to do between family, BBQ's, great shows and giving thanks to our brave men and women protecting our beloved country. God bless!!

    1. God's Blessings to you, too, Linda! Hope you have a nice patriotic weekend, as well.

  4. Happy Memorial Day! Thank you for sharing these great Memorial Day / Patriotic Suggestions. I always watch the concert with tissues nearby. God bless America!

    1. Yes, I so agree. The National Memorial Day Concert is so touching... it gives one great cause to reflect and give thanks to those who have fought for our freedom today. And, pray for the wounded, and for the families who have sacrificed so much, and for those who serve our country today.

      Yes, tissues are definitely required!

      Blessings to you all this Memorial Day weekend!

  5. Thanks for the update! You are the best at keeping us up to date on every holiday! This is the best TV movie site!

  6. Will be keeping those who have served and given all in my thoughts and prayers. The concert was amazing last night on PBS. Thank you for suggesting to watch it. I am grateful.

  7. Why wasn't the movie "the Color of Rain" shown on Hallmark Channel and just Hallmark Movie Channel ???


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