What to Watch With Your Family This Easter

Written by PTC | Published April 15, 2022

Friday, April 15

Mary, Mother of Jesus on UPtv at 7 p.m.

Witness the extraordinary life of Jesus, from birth to crucifixion, as seen through the eyes of his mother Mary.

The Passion of the Christ on UPtv at 9 p.m.

The Passion of The Christ dramatically captures the last 12 hours of Christ’s life on Earth, based on the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

I Can Only Imagine on Lifetime at 8 p.m.

Fact-based tale of the life of Bart Millard, the lead singer of the contemporary Christian band MercyMe, who pens the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" after losing his father to cancer.

Saturday, April 16

The Ten Commandments on UPtv at 1 p.m.

The story of Moses, who against impossible odds, leads the Jews out of Egyptian slavery into perilous freedom.

The Little Mermaid on Freeform at 8 p.m.

A mermaid saves a prince from drowning and makes a deal with a sea witch to trade her beautiful singing voice for legs for the chance to see him again and make him fall in love with her.

David on UPtv at 9 p.m.

A simple shepherd was chosen as king under the prophets Samuel and Nathan. His rise to power is met with tests of adversity including a battle with the Philistine giant Goliath.

Sunday, April 17

3rd Annual Stellar Music of Hope Easter Special on UPtv at 10 a.m.

Hosted by Jonathan McReynolds and Kierra Sheard-Kelly, Stellar Music of Hope is an Easter celebration of hope, family and uplifting songs featuring Pastor Mike Jr, Smokie Norful, Donnie McClurkin, Brandon Camphor & Oneway, Natalie Grant, Todd Dulaney, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard and more!

The Lion King on Freeform at 5:45 p.m.

A remake of the 1994 animated film, a scheming and ambitious uncle tries to prevent young Simba from inheriting his father’s kingdom. Simba learns what he is capable of, and learns valuable lessons as he works to reclaim his birthright.

Easter Parade on TCM at 8 p.m.

A classic boy-meets-girl love story set against an Easter backdrop with dazzling song and dance numbers performed by Hollywood legends Judy Garland and Fred Astaire.

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