Monday, May 28, 2012

Memorial Day 2012 TV Marathons Includes Saved by the Bell on MTV2, The Parkers on BET, and More!

Happy Memorial Day! As we pay tribute to our troops every year on this day, let's have some fun as well watching TV marathons on the tube on this day off! If you're not going outside in the heat (the NY metro area will be close to 90 degrees today), then there are plenty of TV options for you on this day! Are you headed to the shore or would you rather watch some good TV marathons like Saved by the Bell? It's certainly all right! So bring out your lawn chair, throw some burgers on the BBQ, and watch some television!
Among the marathons today are the marathons we have previously mentioned, such as the Antenna TV Movie Heroes marathon from 5am-2am. We also told you about the Andy Griffith Show marathon on TV Land from 10:30am-2pm. We also mentioned a drama marathon of The Waltons starting at noon on INSP! Other cool sitcom marathons on this day is MTV2's Saved by the Bell marathon from 12pm-8pm! TV One has a marathon of Martin marathon from 11am-5am, but technically that is every Monday anyway. BET will air The Parkers marathon from 8am-7:30pm. Get your Mo'Nique on! Oxygen has a morning marathon of Living Single from 6am-10am. Comedy Central has a marathon of the animated comedy South Park from 9am-11pm! MeTV Network will honor the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces this Memorial Day beginning at 7pm ET. The Memorial Day Marathon will feature some of the best episodes from M*A*S*H, Combat! and Twelve O'Clock High. And ION just loves Criminal Minds as they have yet another marathon of the drama from 1pm-3am.

Other marathons include a marathon of the classic '80s animated series Smurfs on Boomerang from 6:30am-6pm, a Perry Mason marathon on Hallmark Movie Channel from 6am-6am, and TV Guide Channel will air multiple episodes of Early Edition & The Guardian starting at 10am through 2am (with a movie break at 6 & 9pm). GMC will have a Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman marathon from 12pm-11pm. GSN will showcase a Family Feud marathon from 7pm-12am. Watch the Law & Order marathon on TNT from 10am-8pm, while on USA Network you can watch the long-running series NCIS with a marathon starting at 6am through 9pm. Showoff your sexiness with the Sex and the City marathon on from 12pm-8pm. Spike TV will go the Band of Brothers marathon route from 9am-9pm. and Universal HD will show us The Unit with a 24-hour marathon beginning at 6am. And if you STILL get SOAPnet, they have a One Tree Hill marathon from 10am-7pm. Nathan & Haley, Always & Forever!

If you like movies on TV, watch Lifetime, Centric, ReelzChannel TV, TBS, AMC, Syfyf and as mentioned earlier, Antenna TV. Reality TV wise, A&E has a Storage Wars marathon, History has a Pawn Stars marathon starting at 8am, TLC has a Cake Boss marathon beginning at 6am, and Discovery has a Deadliest Catch marathon from 9am-10pm.
For the full times of these marathons and much more marathons we didn't cover (like American Ninja Warrior on G4 and Top Gear on BBC America), check out the full list from our pals at TV Tango!


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

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
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, August 22

The Mick - "The Mess" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Mickey’s attempts at disciplining the kids are ignored, she decides to shed her “cool aunt” persona and lay down the law.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Monster in the Closet" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Pimento and Rosa decide to pick up where they left off and get married, so the whole squad preps a perfect wedding under Amy’s careful direction. Pimento enlists Jake and Gina to hunt for his grandmother’s ruby earrings for Rosa to wear in the ceremony, but the universe has other plans for them.

Wrecked - "Nerd Speak" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
As the ship sinks, the survivors try to escape.

Still the King - "Vernon's Single" (CMT, 1:00AM ET/PT)
Vernon discovers his manager has given his new single to another recording artist to perform.

Still the King - "Who's Your Daddy?" (CMT, 1:30AM ET/PT)
It's Debbie and Ronnie's big wedding day, but when Debbie's water breaks on the altar, Vernon races against the clock to be there for the birth.

In The Cut - "Party Things" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay and Smitty see dollar signs when an enthusiastic lawyer convinces them their complaints can result in big cash settlements; Kenny reconnects with Angelique, but it's her new boyfriend, Conrad, that is interested in a relationship with Kenny.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Tuesday, August 22

  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Catch Jim on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael Showalter (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp) - Michael appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Maya is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake takes store-bought ramen to the next level on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Spencer Sutherland (Still the King) - Spencer dishes on playing a young Billy Ray Cyrus on Still the King on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Mindy Sterling (Con Man/A.N.T. Farm) - Mindy talks about Syfy's Con Man on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara/Lucky) - John talks about All Saints on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 11am.