Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day 2015 TV Marathons

Happy Memorial Day! As usual, we have the holiday marathons on a holiday for you! 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, 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 Quantum Leap? Leap into summer! 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 Quantum Leap marathon on COZI TV starting at 6am. Sitcoms getting the marathon treatment on this day include Hot in Cleveland marathon on TV Land today from 9am-9pm. IFC wil say hello to The Monkees with a marathon from 6:30am-6pm. Logo will have a Roseanne marathon today from 10am-4pm. FXX has a marathon of The Simpsons from 6pm-12am. Comedy Central will have a Tosh.0 marathon beginning at 9am and running to 1:30pm, followed by Drunk History marathon to 7pm. VH1 Classic will showcase Saturday Night Live from 7pm-1am tonight. Other sitcoms airing today will be in their regular blocks, like My Wife & Kids on MTV2 from 9am-1pm.

Moving on to dramas, Hallmark has a marathon of The Waltons beginning at 2pm today. If you want some mystery, then spend the day with Dick Van Dyke with a marathon of Diagnosis Murder on Hallmark Movie Channel beginning at 1pm. It wouldn't be a holiday without a marathon of Criminal Minds and once again A&E will have a marathon from 8am-2pm. ION will have a marathon of Blue Bloods this year from 9am-3am. USA Network has a marathon of CSI from 9am-8pm. TNT will have a promotional marathon for The Last Ship from 10am-8pm, which returns June 21 on TNT for its new season. Friday Night Lights will get a marathon today on CMT from 9:30am-8pm. Other notable marathons include Defiance on Syfy and a Walker Texas Ranger marathon on TV Land. And kick butt with Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars gets a marathon on Pivot from 11am-9pm. POP will showcase the short-lived series Jericho with a marathon from 10am-6pm. It wouldn't be a holiday without a Law & Order marathon, and Sundance has that covered from 3pm-3am.

Reality series wise, Esquire will showcase American Ninja Warrior with a marathon from 7am-8pm. Cloo has a 24-hour marathon of Cops starting at 6am. Spend the day with Kim Kardashian in Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E! from 2pm-12am. MTV has a marathon of Teen Mom from 12pm-11:30pm. Other reality best bets for the day are World's Dumbest... marathon on truTV, The Real Housewives of Orange County marathon on Bravo, Chopped marathon on Food Network, Dr. Phil on OWN from 7am-2pm, Pawn Stars marathon on History, Kendra On Top marathon on WE tv and The Little Couple marathon on TLC.

If you like movies on TV, watch Antenna TV's Memorial Day Cinema Salute begins at 7am. Oxygen will have a marathon of Legally Blonde from 6pm-12:30am. AMC will have a Saving Private Ryan movie marathon from 10am-10pm. Encore has a Bruce Willis movies marathon from 6am-1:30am. IFC will have an evening marathon of The Matrix films beginning at 6pm. And you can of course catch movies all day on Lifetime, LMN, AMC Family, TCM and other networks that usually air movies.
For the full times of these marathons and much more marathons we didn't cover, check out the full list from our pals at TV Tango!


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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, September 29

Superstore - "Back to Work" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), the district manager from corporate, tells the Cloud 9 employees he is going to be around for the day to see what can improve in the store. Amy (America Ferrera) tries to impress him with a perfect day, but a workplace accident threatens her plan. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to come off as a tough boss in front of Jeff, Jonah (Ben Feldman) attempts to help an unyielding Dina (Lauren Ash) win over the employees she betrayed in the strike and Mateo (Nico Santos) discovers something about Jeff in his pursuit to win him over.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Earworm Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Also, Amy invites Dave (Stephen Merchant) over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Wolowitz and Koothrappali become obsessed with a fan of their band, “Footprints on the Moon.”

Kevin Can Wait - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin James stars as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to find he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.

Better Things - "Woman Is the Something of the Something" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets really looked at.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Thursday, September 29

  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Catch Judith on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Meadows (Son of Zorn/Marry Me/The Michael Richards Show) - Tim appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community), Dave Foley (Dr. Ken/NewsRadio) and Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken/Go On) - Ken, Dave and Suzy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight. Ken will also be on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Powers That Be) - Holland talks about The Front Page on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids) - Jamie-Lynn is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.