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 (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, April 30

Bob's Burgers - "Like Gene for Chocolate" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gene learns that the formula for his favorite chocolate has changed, he works with the head of the company in an attempt to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Bob gets wrapped up in one of Teddy’s less-than-perfect plans.

Bob's Burgers - "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma Is Linda" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
After Louise gets in trouble at school, Linda is forced to meet with Mr. Frond (guest voice David Herman) and potentially could lose her hard-earned position as the Wagstaff bake sale leader. When she finds out that her daughter was actually trying to help another student, Linda is torn between following school policy or her own moral code.

The Simpsons - "Looking for Mr. Goodbart" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart gets in trouble on Grandparents Day at school and is forced to hang out with Skinner’s mother as punishment. After spending time with various grandmas in the neighborhood, he learns the benefits of hanging out with the elderly, but eventually recognizes the dangers of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get has taken over the town of Springfield.

Making History - "Night Cream" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the ever-present threat of losing tenure looming over him, Chris reaches out to John Hancock and Samuel Adams to help spice things up in the classroom in 2017. Meanwhile, Deb's dream of re-opening Chadwick's ice cream parlor is finally coming to fruition, but Dan has a few marketing ideas of his own.

Family Guy - "The Peter Principal" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter becomes the temporary principal at the high school, and Meg uses his new power to get even with her bullies. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie open a bed & breakfast that quickly turns into a brothel.

The Last Man on Earth - "The Big Day" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tandy and Gail face off in a major disagreement, on which the whole group must weigh in, and Carol is forced to choose a side. Meanwhile, Melissa, Todd and Erica each have major milestone moments.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 1)

Sunday, April 30

  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, May 1
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison teams up with Mario Batali to make a cheesy, decadent Gnocchi Al Telefono and dishes about her new Broadway show on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11:15am.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick talks about his new film Everything, Everything on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Hollywood Darlings/Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.