Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day 2016 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 Baywatch? Swim 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 Baywatch marathon on COZI TV starting at 8am. Sitcoms getting the marathon treatment on this day include Gidget marathon on Antenna TV today from 7am-11pm. FXX has a marathon of The Simpsons from 6pm-12am. TV Land has a marathon of The Golden Girls from 9 to 5, then a George Lopez marathon from 5-9pm. TBS has a catch-up marathon of their hilarious original comedy The Detour from 2-6pm, so you can get ready for the season finale tonight from 9-10pm. USA Network has a Chrisley Knows Best marathon from 6am-8pm. Oxygen will have a My Wife & Kids marathon from noon to 6pm. Other sitcoms airing today will be in their regular blocks or stacks, like Roseanne from 11am-5pm and Three's Company from 5pm-8pm, both on Logo.

Moving on to dramas, TV One has an Empire Memorial Day marathon. UP launches Parenthood with a marathon tonight from 8pm-1am, after stacks of AFV and Gilmore Girls beginning at 8am today. ION will have a marathon of Blue Bloods again this year from 9am-3am. TNT will have a promotional marathon for The Last Ship from 7am-8pm, which returns June 12 on TNT for its new season. Other notable marathons include In the Hear of the Night marathon on WGN America from 9am-3pm. It wouldn't be a holiday without some kind of Law & Order marathon, and WE tv has that covered with a Law & Order: Criminal Intent marathon from 10am-4pm, followed by a CSI: Miami marathon from 4pm-5am.

Reality series wise, Esquire will showcase American Ninja Warrior with a marathon from 7am-12am. Cloo has a 24-hour marathon of Cops starting at 6am. Spend the day with some rich kids in #RichKids of Beverly Hills on E! from 7am-12pm, followed of course by a marathon of Keeping Up with the Kardashians from 12pm-12am. MTV has a marathon of Ridiculousness from 3am-9am. Other reality best bets for the day are Impractical Jokers marathon on truTV, The Real Housewives of Orange County marathon on Bravo from 6am-2pm, Bizarre Foods marathon on Travel Channel, Dr. Phil on OWN from 7am-2pm, Beachfront Bargain Hunt marathon on HGTV, Love & Hip Hop Atlanta marathon on VH1 and Say Yes to the Dress marathon on TLC.

If you like movies on TV, watch Mad Max movie marathon on BBC America beginning at 10:30am. Disney Channel will have an original movie marathon beginning at 10am with movies like High School Musical and The Cheetah Girls. History will air Saving Private Ryan a few times beginning at 5pm. IFC will have a marathon of Jaws films beginning at 12pm. And you can of course catch movies all day on Lifetime, LMN, Freeform, TCM and other networks that usually air movies. Enjoy!!


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

Wednesday, September 20

The Goldbergs - "Graduation Day" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Graduation Day is quickly approaching, and Erica cannot wait to get out of the house, until it dawns on her how much Beverly’s love means to her. She attempts to delay her graduating so she can stay home. Later, Barry has plans for him and Lainey, but they turn to dust. Meanwhile, Dana makes a surprise visit just as Adam and Jackie officially become a couple.

Speechless - "C-A-- CAMP" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As the family readies for their flight to JJ’s camp, Maya gets a surprise at the airport. Ray sees the summer as an opportunity to reinvent himself while Jimmy and Dylan turn the trip to camp into a father/daughter bonding moment.

Modern Family - "The Graduates" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Manny’s father, Javier (guest-star Benjamin Bratt), shows up for his graduation and takes him out on a wild night of celebration, and then Jay steps in to pick-up the pieces. Meanwhile, the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is getting ready for Luke and Manny’s big day and dealing with the emotions that come with seeing your kids grow up and leave the nest.

American Housewife - "Can't Hide It Anymore" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie has been avoiding the mandatory volunteer hours at her kids’ schools all year. But when the other moms pressure her, she hits on a genius excuse after wearing a fake pregnancy “empathy” bump leads everyone to think she is pregnant. But things soon get out of hand after her former frenemies plan a baby shower for her.

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Ingmar and Axel get asked to find the breeding ram, Russel Crowe, but before they can start, Ingmar gets picked up by the FBI. Axel calls Sarah to ask her help Ingmar, while he himself continues to look for the missing animal. The situation looks grim for Ingmar, but the FBI seems to be willing to offer him a dangerous deal.

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A number of incidents convince Ingmar that he has to move back to Sweden. Sun is quick to take his place in the agency, but before Ingmar has time to leave, they get a case where his own daughter seems to be in danger. When it hits the fan, they all get dragged into the mess - in their most dangerous case to date - leading them towards Ingmar's mysterious past.

You're the Worst - "This Is Just Marketing" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy learns that his literary novel is being marketed as erotica. While doing Vernon's podcast, Gretchen realizes she's been letting Jimmy off easy. When Edgar and Lindsay babysit Tallulah, Lindsay learns for the first time that she's capable of love and Edgar tries a new technique to pick up women.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 18)

Wednesday, September 20

  • Adam Scott (Ghosted/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Adam on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/The King of Queens/The Facts of Life) - Pamela is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Adrian Grenier (Entourage) - Adrian talks about his life after Entourage and his ocean conservation foundation's Strawless September Challenge on Harry, so check your local listings. He will also be on the AOL Build Show 4pm.
  • Christopher McDonald (Good Advice/Walter & Emily) - Christopher will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Walton Goggins (Vice Principals) - Walton shows Rach how to make his perfect cocktail on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Judith is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian talks about Mr. Robot on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sky Katz (Raven's Home) - Sky appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.