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'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...
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 25

The Middle - "Halloween VIII: The Heckoning" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Frankie is taken aback when she discovers that, if the circumstances ever arose where she and Mike got divorced, the kids would all choose to live with Mike. Meanwhile, Sue tries everything in her power to get her room back from Brick, and having to be so nice around girlfriend April all of the time leads Axl to lash out at his family.

American Housewife - "Westport Zombies" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie, jealous of Taylor’s friendship with neighbor Viv (Leslie Bibb), reluctantly competes in the Westport Halloween “Zombie Run” after she finds out they’ll both be running. Meanwhile, Greg and Anna-Kat get a little too much in character for the “zombie” part of the run’s obstacle course.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Louisween" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Louis’ favorite holiday, and he makes every attempt to scare Jessica into the Halloween spirit, but she is buried in her word processor, drafting her first horror novel. Meanwhile, Emery and Evan debate costume choices, and Eddie and his crew are excited to party with high schoolers at Nicole’s house.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Halloween" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Halloween arrives, or what Kenny refers to as “the gay Super Bowl,” he plans to go to Boystown to watch the festive costume parade. In an effort to prevent Kenny from attending, Eileen agrees to let him throw his own Halloween party at home. Eileen’s tolerance is ultimately tested when Kenny recruits Stuart and his gay friends to join the big party, and he makes a BIG costume change. Meanwhile, Jimmy and Shannon plan to pull off an epic Halloween prank.

Atlanta - "Junteenth" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Why my Auntie trying to make me go to one of these bougie Junteenth parties again? I don't like them sadity people and I'm gonna miss my shows. Le sigh.

Family Time - "Head of House" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When the Stallworths have an unexpected visitor, they learn of a vicious crime that took place in their home years ago.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 24)

Tuesday, October 25

  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Catch Will on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) and David Koechner (Another Period/Hank/The Office) - Mary and David are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn plays a celeb guessing game with Rach, who’s serving up no-fail make-your-own takeout, on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. She will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Cheryl Hines (Son of Zorn/Suburgatory/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Cheryl is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Abbi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on the AOL Build Show 4pm.
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Don is a guest on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.