Monday, July 04, 2016

2016 4th of July Marathons on TV

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectaular

Today is the 4th of July so Happy 4th of July to all of you out there! We hope you enjoy the day off on our country's birthday! It's time to relax and watch some TV on this holiday! We are known for letting you know what marathons are airing on TV on holidays and we will do the same for this 4th of July as well! So, bring out your beach towel, BBQ some hot dogs, and stay cool indoors and watch some television!

Among the key marathons include a marathon of Howdy Doody on COZI TV from 9am-3pm. TV Land has The Andy Griffith Show marathon from 9am-8pm. TV One started a marathon of Empire this weekend and it will continue today through 5pm. IFC will air the classic series The Three Stoogeswith a marathon from 6am-6pm. Of course it wouldn't be the 4th of July without a Twilight Zone marathon on Syfy from 12am through 4am on July 5. POP launches Baywatch today with a marathon from 11am-4pm, before settling into its normal weekdays from 1-4pm schedule. Spanish simulcast network TeleXitos will also have a marathon of Baywatch today from 9am-5am. This evening, tune into LAFF for a Night Court marathon from 5pm-1am, while FXX loves its Simpsons stunts beginning at 6pm. WE tv has a Law & Order: Criminal Intent marathon from 10am-4pm, followed by CSI: Miami from 4pm-5am. Starz Westerns has a Wagon Train marathon from 6am-12am. Logo doesn't have a marathon, but they have a bunch of sitcom blocks as usual beginning at 5am with Bewitched, with All in the Family, Roseanne, Three's Company, more All in the Family and Soap following through 3am.

Other marathons of note, Sundance TV will air a marathon of the movie franchise National Lampoon starting at 4pm. It wouldn't be a holiday without a marathon of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Pivot delivers with one from 10am-10pm. Comedy Central showcases a Coming to America movie marathon from 10am-9pm. It's America's birthday, so why not a marathon of American Ninja Warrior on Esquire from 7am-6pm? ION Television has a Criminal Minds marathon from 9am-3am, while USA Network goes with a NCIS marathon from 7am-8pm. WGN America has a Blue Bloods marathon from 9am-7pm, while Lonesome Dove airs on Encore starting at 7am. And if you're into reality TV, we have a Keeping Up with the Kardashians marathon starting at 3pm through 11pm on E!, The Real Housewives of New Jersey marathon on Bravo beginning at 6am and a Shark Tank marathon on CNBC from 1pm-11pm. More marathons include AMC's Jaws movies marathon starting at 1pm, Pink Panther movies on Movies! beginning at 5am, Back to the Future trilogy marathon on Discovery Family starting at 5pm and a Marvel movies marathon on FX from 7am-2am. BBC America has a patriotic themed movie marathon that runs today and all-day on the 4th of July from 7am-9pm, which movies like Black Hawk Down and The Hurt Locker.

Firweworks in primetime are on NBC (Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular) from 8-10pm (with an abbreviated encore at 10pm). PBS has a A Capitol Fourth hosted by the best live host in the business, Tom Bergeron, live from Washington D.C. at 8pm. Bring out your lawn chair, throw some burgers on the BBQ, and watch some television!


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.


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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

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06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
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08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
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