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

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.