What’s On TV This Week (July 17 – July 23)

by Michael Lauck on July 17, 2017 · 0 comments in Buddhist Blog

*TV listings are as fluid as a tai chi fighter and may change without notice. Channels may also vary schedules by region. Movie titles and dates are based on the channel listings and usually reflect US release versions. The scriptures say “the wise man always checks local listings”.
Sigh… it is another weird week and another great week for KICKBOXER movies (without JCVD in them). Let’s start off with the TV stuff. WALKER TEXAS RANGER is on weekdays at 9:00 AM on WGN and 9:00 PM on Inspiration, who also airs it Tuesday through Friday at 2:00 and 3:00 AM, Saturday at 3:00 AM and Sunday at 8:00 and 9:00 PM. Meanwhile, El Rey has the non-fiction MAN AT ARMS Tuesday at 4:00 PMThursday at 8:00 and 10:00 PM and Sunday at 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

Monday

July 17, 2017

Movies kick off Monday morning at 2:15 AM with the absolutely legendary A TOUCH OF ZEN (1971) on TCM. Don’t know it? Look it up! Later that afternoon Sony starts a weird trend with KICKBOXER 2: THE ROAD BACK (1991) at 1:00 PM and KICKBOXER 3: THE ART OF WAR (1992) at 2:40 PMBLADE (1998) finishes off the day on SyFy at 8:00 PM.

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TUESDAY

July 18, 2017
Tuesday morning brings more KICKBOXER on Sony. 6:15 AM KICKBOXER 2: THE ROAD BACK7:55 AM KICKBOXER 3: THE ART OF WAR, 9:35 AMKICKBOXER 4: THE AGGRESSOR (1994) and 11:15 AM KICKBOXER 5: REDEMPTION (1994). AMC has KARATE KID PART II (1986) at 3:00 PM then HEROES SHED NO TEARS (1980) at 4:00 PM on El Rey. SyFy is up with BLADE (1998) at 5:30 PM then El Rey takes over for the rest of the day with MAN OF IRON (1972) at 6:00 PMBRAVE ARCHER (1977) at 8:00 PM and BRAVE ARCHER 2 (1978) at 10:30 PM.

WEDNESDAY

July 19, 2017
Wednesday starts with (no surprise here) BRAVE ARCHER 3 (1981) on El Rey at 1:00 AM. AMC has KARATE KID PART II again at 3:00 AM, while at the same time El Rey offers up MAD MONKEY KUNG FU (1979). Then it is a jump to 11:00 AM with BREAKER! BREAKER! (1977) on MGM. El Rey has AMERICAN NINJA (1985) and AMERICAN NINJA 2: THE CONFRONTATION (1987) at 4:00 and 6:00 PM followed up by the original KICKBOXER (1989) at 10:00 PM.

THURSDAY

July 20, 2017

Thursday only sees AN EYE FOR AN EYE (1981) at 1:20 AM and 11:00 PM on Get TV.

FRIDAY

July 21, 2017

Just in case you can’t go more than 24 hours without a KICKBOXER movie El Rey comes to the rescue with KICKBOXER 2: THE ROAD BACK at midnight on Friday and KICKBOXER 3: THE ART OF WAR (1992) at 2:00 AMLEGEND OF THE DRUNKEN MASTER (1994) in on AMC at 3:00 AM, then KICKBOXER 4: THE AGGRESSOR on El Rey at 4:00 AM10:30 AM sees LEGEND OF THE DRUNKEN MASTER again on AMC then the day shuts down with FLIGHT OF FURY (2007) at 11:45 PM on Get TV.

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SATURDAY

July 22, 2017

FLIGHT OF FURY (2007) plays at 7:00 AM Saturday on Get TV. And that concludes the Saturday kung fu action.

SUNDAY

July 23, 2017

It also closes out the week at 7:40 PM Sunday night (again on Get TV), but not before Get shows THE MASTER GUNFIGHTER (1975) at 3:10 AM and another airing of AN EYE FOR AN EYE at 5:25 PM. TNT also manages to fit in a little more Jackie Chan with RUSH HOUR (1998) at 2:45 PM.


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