Monday, September 05, 2011

TV Marathons on 2011 Labor Day Weekend

Happy Labor Day! It's a holiday, so of course you turn to SitcomsOnline to see what marathons are on TV! Most of you are probably outdoors this last "unofficial" weekend of summer with your family & friends, but for those of you who are in need of some TV marathons...you've come to the right place as usual!

We have mentioned many of these already, but it's a good reminder if you have forgotten! First, we will cover the sitcom stunts, most we have covered already--so you have a reminder. As we first reported, How I Met Your Mother launch marathon will run all day today on FX from 12pm-12am! We also mentioned that TBS will have a The Office marathon from 4pm-8pm this afternoon/evening. MTV2 will have a Martin marathon from 3:30pm-8pm. Tonight of course is the launch of the week-long Friends marathon on Nick at Nite that we already mentioned, starts at 8pm tonight! Classic sitcom fans will want to tune into THIS tv for the movie Munster Go Home at 3:30pm and then at midnight for McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force based on two classic sitcoms (The Munsters and McHale's Navy). Other notable sitcom marathons on this day are the regular Monday night The Golden Girls marathon on WE tv from 8pm-1am and Hallmark Channel's regular Frasier marathon from 9pm-12am.

For non-sitcoms, Centric has an all-day The A-Team marathon from 11am-12am, so don't be a fool and miss this one! ABC Family has its Secret Life of the American Teenager catch-up marathon from 11am-8pm leading into the summer finale at 8pm, as we mentioned before. A&E has a Criminal Minds marathon from 8am-10pm. INSP Network has a Waltons Labor Day Marathon, as we mentioned already, starting at 1pm. Looking for game shows? GSN has a marathon of The Newlywed Game from.
Other marathons of note on Labor Day are the Buffy the Vampire marathon on Chiller from 6am-8pm, Law & Order: Criminal Intent/Law & Order: SVU marathons on Cloo from 6am-6am, SOAPnet's One Tree Hill marathon focusing on Leyton from 11am-6am, TNT's The Closer marathon from 1pm-6pm, USA Network has a NCIS marathon from 6am-9pm, Sundance Channel's My So-Called Life marathon from 11am-8pm, and GMC's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman marathon from 10am-11pm.

Looking for movies? Antenna TV has a Jerry Lewis movies from the '60s marathon from 9am-1am. We mentioned THS tv earlier today, but they are also airing a Don Knotts double feature tonight with The Reluctant Astronaut at 5:30pm, followed by The Ghost and Mr. Chicken at 8pm. Cinemax has a Star Trek Movie Marathon from 8:15am through primetime, while Spike TV has a Star Wars Movie Marathon from 9am-1pm. It's a "Big Action Weekend" on Hallmark Movie Channel with titles like Speed from 6am-6am. LMN has a TV-movie marathon titled "Baby-in-Peril Movie Marathon" starting at 6am. Syfy has a "The Labor Day Monster-thon" starting at 9am with titles like Bloodsuckers. And for your trash TV fans, Jersey Shore is on MTV from 9am-9pm, but when isn't it on? E! has a Keeping Up with the Kardashians marathon from 3-11pm, while Bravo has a Real Housewives of Orange County marathon from 8am-9pm. I guess there is something for everyone...
View some more TV marathons for this holiday weekend from our buddies at TVTango.com!


New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Thursday, July 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Geology Elevation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Bert (Brian Posehn), a Caltech geologist, wins the MacArthur Genius fellowship, Sheldon is overcome with jealousy. Also, Wolowitz finds an old remote control Stephen Hawking action figure he invented. Stephen Hawking returns to guest star as himself.

Life in Pieces - "I'll Be Home for Christmas... Maybe" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin gets into the Christmas spirit when he volunteers to help Mott (Chris Roach) and his seven kids prepare for the holidays while his wife’s away, leaving Donna (Erinn Hayes) high and dry until Kyle (Gary Valentine) swoops in to help her. Jackie Sandler guest stars as Mott’s wife, Cindy.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Thursday, July 27

  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Catch Billy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jill Kargman (Odd Mom Out) - Jill is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Niecy Nash (Getting On/The Soul Man/Reno 911!) - Niecy stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Married/Go On) - Brett appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Veep - Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole and Sam Richardson are guests on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Betty Gilpin (GLOW/Nurse Jackie) - Betty talks about GLOW on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ernie Hudson (Grace and Frankie/The Last Precinct) - Ernie is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace and her daughter, Natasha, see how well they really know each other on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Jake talks about The Emoji Movie on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Brian Sacca (Wrecked) - Brian talks about Wrecked on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Listen Up!/Bob Patterson) - Jason is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.