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!!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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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