[04/27/12 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates Mother's Day With "Mamalicious Week"
The stunt runs from Sunday, May 6 through Sunday, May 13 on the cable channel.

[via press release from ABC Family]


Films Include the Basic Cable Premieres of "Leap Year" and "The Time Traveler's Wife," Plus Fan Favorites "The Blind Side," "A Walk to Remember" and "The Notebook"

Burbank, CA (April 27, 2012) - ABC Family celebrates Mother's Day during "Mamalicious Week," with movies and shows that moms love, airing each weeknight and all-day Saturday and Sunday, starting Sunday, May 6 and running through Sunday, May 13 (Mother's Day). The movies include "The Blind Side," "A Walk to Remember," "The Notebook," the Basic Cable Premieres of "Leap Year" and "The Time Traveler's Wife" and more.

Highlights include:

Sunday, May 6

(6:00pm) THE BLIND SIDE A well-to-do white family (Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw) takes in a homeless black teen and helps him realize his potential on and off the football field.


Monday, May 7

(8:00pm) THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER Kathleen tries to bribe Grace into speaking with Jacob, while Dylan tries to bond with Adrian.

(9:00pm) MAKE IT OR BREAK IT Lauren has an experimental surgery done, but her chances at placing are still in question. Meanwhile someone from Jordan's past shows up.

Tuesday, May 8

(4:30pm) CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC A compulsive shopper (Isla Fisher) who is drowning in debt lands a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.

(6:30pm) UPTOWN GIRLS Molly Gunn (Brittany Murphy) is the toast of the New York social scene. But when her inheritance is stolen by her accountant, the party comes to an abrupt end. Molly is forced to do something she's never done before - get a job.

(8:30pm) A WALK TO REMEMBER In a small town on the lowlands of North Carolina, the jaded and aimless only son (Shane West) of a local wealthy couple gets thrown together with the guileless daughter (Mandy Moore) of the town's minister during the Christmas pageant. He soon develops a romantic interest in her, but she just happens to be the girl he and his friends once scorned.

Wednesday, May 9

(4:00pm) REVENGE OF THE BRIDESMAIDS Best friends Abigail (Raven-Symoné) and Parker come to the rescue of their friend Rachel when they discover their mutual frenemy Caitlin is marrying Rachel's ex-boyfriend Tony.

(6:00pm) A WALK TO REMEMBER (see Tuesday, May 8)

(8:30pm) DIRTY DANCING A young woman (Jennifer Grey) comes of age when she falls in love with the dance instructor (Patrick Swayze) at a summer resort.

Thursday, May 10

(3:30pm) DIRTY DANCING (see Wednesday, May 9)

(6:00pm) RAISING HELEN A successful modeling agency assistant (Kate Hudson) takes on the role of guardian to three precocious young children when her sister dies in a car accident.

(8:30pm) STEPMOM Isabel (Julia Roberts), a career-minded photographer, finds herself forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to her boyfriend Luke's (Ed Harris) two children. Her efforts to earn their love and respect are complicated by Jackie (Susan Sarandon), Luke's ex-wife who is terminally ill.

Friday, May 11

(1:30pm) RAISING HELEN (see Thursday, May 10)

(4:00pm) THE DEEP END OF THE OCEAN After nine years apart from their missing son, a couple (Michelle Pfeiffer and Treat Williams) are reunited with him, only to discover the teenager (Jonathan Jackson) is a happily adopted boy with no memory of his real parents. Whoopi Goldberg costars.

(6:30pm) STEPMOM (see Thursday, May 10)

(9:00pm) FREAKY FRIDAY (2003) Strict mother Tess (Jamie Lee Curtis) and wild daughter Anna (Lindsay Lohan) swap bodies after opening mysterious fortune cookies. The two must fight to figure out how to switch back, while each pretends to be the other.

Saturday, May 12

(7:00am) AU PAIR A woman with an MBA accidentally finds herself working for her boss as his children's au pair instead of the executive position she thought she was going for.

(9:00am) AU PAIR 2 Jennifer and Oliver are put to the test when they decide to merge their company with another - not realizing the other owner's adult children are trying to sabotage not only the deal - but Jennifer and Oliver's relationship as well.

(11:00am) AU PAIR 3: ADVENTURE IN PARADISE Jennifer and Oliver juggle with a family summer vacation, a new baby and a corporate takeover.

(1:00pm) FREAKY FRIDAY (1976) ABC FAMILY PREMIERE A sloppy teenager (Jodie Foster) and her overworked mother (Barbara Harris) magically trade personalities on one strange Friday.

(3:00pm) FREAKY FRIDAY (2003 - See Friday, May 11)

(5:00pm) LEGALLY BLONDE After being dumped by her politically ambitious boyfriend for not being serious enough, fashionably fabulous Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) applies and is accepted to Harvard Law School.

(7:00pm) LEAP YEAR BASIC CABLE PREMIERE A woman (Amy Adams) goes to Ireland to propose to her boyfriend, but she winds up stranded on the other side of the Emerald Isle with a handsome, but surly, Gaelic man (Matthew Goode).

(9:00pm) THE NOTEBOOK An old man (James Garner) in a nursing home begins reading a story to a female fellow patient (Gena Rowlands) to keep her company. The story is about a young couple (Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams) who share a stormy romance over a period of years.


Sunday, May 13 - MOTHER'S DAY

(7:30am) FREAKY FRIDAY (1976 - see Saturday, May 12)

(9:30am) FREAKY FRIDAY (2003 - See Friday, May 11)

(11:30am) DIRTY DANCING (see Wednesday, May 9)

(2:00pm) LEAP YEAR (see Saturday, May 12)

(4:00pm) THE NOTEBOOK (see Saturday, May 12)

(7:00pm) THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE BASIC CABLE PREMIERE The unusual genetic makeup of a librarian (Eric Bana) causes him to travel back and forth through time, so that he and his beloved (Rachel McAdams) are always out of sync.

(9:30pm) A WALK TO REMEMBER (see Wednesday, May 9)

Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relatable programming about today's relationships - told with a mix of diversity, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a combination of network defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. Emmy(R) Award-winning ABCFamily.com provides a variety of interactive entertainment and community features, from rich, fan-centric programming - including blogs, viewing parties, webisodes, full episodes of the network's hit programming, along with sneak peek exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes clips. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.

  [april 2012]  


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