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!


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, September 30

Last Man Standing - "Gameday Forecast: Showers" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a Jack and Jill wedding shower for Mandy and Kyle is announced, Mike is disappointed to learn it’s on the same day as the big Broncos-Chargers game. In an effort to catch the game with Joe (Jay Leno) and the guys, Mike convinces the couple to hold separate showers. Ryan offers to host the men’s festivities at his place, and to Mike’s dismay, he’s more into party planning than anyone would have thought. Meanwhile, Ed’s convinced that sticking to his superstitious rituals is the only way to see to it that the Broncos pull out a big win, even if it means interfering with Mandy’s wedding shower.

Dr. Ken - "Ken and Allison Share a Patient" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
On Allison’s first work day at Welltopia, she and Ken try to prove the other wrong when it comes to a patient’s diagnosis. After Damona introduces her new boyfriend, Eric, to co-workers, Pat surprises everyone and announces he’s also dating someone. Meanwhile, it’s Dave’s first day of middle school, and he’s nervous he won’t be able to make friends, so he turns to D.K. to help reinvent his image.

Liv and Maddie - "Linda & Heather-a-Rooney" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Liv thinks she landed a small role on a hit show called ``Linda and Heather'' but her part turns out to be much bigger; Joey experiences relationship woes.

Bunk'd - "Luke Out Below" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Luke comes back to camp and takes Griff and Zuri on an adventure to prove that he's just as responsible as the other CITs.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Three Times" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Leslie and Angela try to fix their seemingly broken friendship with Jennifer.

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse - "The Flower Delivery" (OWN, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Keisha manages to intercept Richard's gift for his new love interest.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Friday, September 30

  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Watch Minnie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Abby Elliott (Odd Mom Out) - Abby appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show/How I Met Your Mother/Good Morning, Miami) - Ashley talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Love on a Limb on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim talks about Madam Secretary on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Sara Rue (Impastor/Less Than Perfect) and Michael Rosenbaum (Impastor) - Sara and Michael talks about Season 2 of TV Land's Impastor on People Now at 8:30am.