Thursday, November 24, 2016

2016 Thanksgiving TV Marathons on TV This Holiday Weekend

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Before we let you all go back to your families (or special friends), we want to let you know the marathons on TV you and your family might want to watch during the day and after Thanksgiving dinner. We love TV marathons and you all come here on each holiday to see what marathons are airing, so as always we will do that today, too, of course!

We have told you about some of the sitcom related marathons already in our regular news stories. Our pick of the weekend is the All in the Family 18-hour marathon today (Thanksgiving Day) that begins at 5am ET on Antenna TV! TV Land has a Laugh More-a-thon Weekend with The Andy Griffith Show airing today on Thanksgiving Day from 9am-8pm. Other TV Land marathons include The Golden Girls on Friday from 9am-5pm and Roseanne on Saturday. TBS will once again present a Friends marathon today, Thanksgiving Day, from 11am-4pm with all of the series' Thanksgiving episodes, followed by a marathon of The Big Bang Theory from 4-8pm, leading into original series Search Party from 8pm-12am. WE tv will have a marathon of Will & Grace airing from 10am-8pm today. And New York City is lucky to have a marathon of The Honeymooners for the fifth straight year on Thanksgiving, today on WPIX from 11am-3pm, sandwiched in between two airings of the movie March of the Wooden Soldiers at 9am and 3pm!

FXX is presenting "an all 600 episode" marathon of The Simpsons that will run thru Dec. 6. Starz Black has a Survivor's Remorse marathon from 11am-12am today. USA Network will present a Chrisely Knows Best marathon from 1am-11pm today. CMT will stick with the family sitcom, with a Last Man Standing marathon from 12pm-6pm. Centric will have marathons of Amen today and Family Matters Friday, both from 10am to 8pm. Ovation will have a Dharma & Greg marathon on Friday 9am-12pm. MTV2 has a sitcom fest today with Bernie Mac from 9am-11am, then a marathon of The Wayans Bros. from 11am-12am leading into Martin and The Jamie Foxx Show in late night from 12-4am. Esquire has a marathon of Parks & Recreation that begins at 7am. And Logo has a bunch of sitcoms airing as usual in blocks today, such as Green Acres and Three's Company.

Non-sitcom wise, Decades has a Hunter binge marathon all-today today, with The Streets of San Francisco tomorrow, and Police Story this weekend (Sat-Sun), as we noted. UP has the Gilmore Girls binge that runs through Friday, as we mentioned. INSP has a Bonanza Black Friday Marathon from 1pm-8pm, which is preceded by The Virginian from 7am-1pm. WGN America has a marathon of America's Funniest Home Videos beginning at 12 noon today. ION has a Blue Bloods marathon today beginning at 11am. Other notables for Thanksgiving Thursday include an Star Trek marathon on BBC America today from 6am-6am, a Back to the Future movie marathon on TNT from 10am-8pm, The Rocky Horror Picture Show will get a marathon play on IFC for nearly 24-hours beginning at 6am today, a John Wayne western movie marathon on AMC from 10am-11pm, a Z Nation marathon on Syfy from 6am-8pm, Bravo has a The Real Housewives of Orange County marathon from 6am-4pm, a Jurassic Park movie franchise marathon on Spike starting at 11am, a Criminal Minds Thanksgiving marathon on A&E starting at 8am and a Forrest Gump movie marathon on E! starting at 7:30am today and The Royals marathon on Friday from 8am-6pm. We also have many many movies marathons on networks like VH1, Freeform, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movie Channel, Lifetime, Universal HD, and more.

On the networks tonight, there is an original special tonight: The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration on ABC from 8-10pm. CBS will have new episodes of its sitcoms from 8:30pm-10pm tonight. View our Freeform 25 Days of Christmas schedule, because that is the place to be as always during the holiday season beginning December 1! Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Holidays!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, November 13

The Conners - "The Separation of Church and Dan" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Geena learns that D.J. hasn’t been taking Mary to church while she’s been away, she insists they go as a family to uphold her traditional values. To make matters worse, Mary refuses to attend without her cousins Harris and Mark, leaving D.J. in the last situation he wants to be in – at the mercy of Darlene. Meanwhile, Mark’s attempt to conduct an unbiased survey on the upcoming election for his school project goes south when Jackie volunteers to help.

The Kids Are Alright - "Peggy's Day Out" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To hide a mess Eddie made, his girlfriend, Wendi, tries to distract Peggy by insisting she take a day off with a fun day out while they take care of the housework. To everyone’s surprise, Peggy accepts the offer and requests Wendi tag along, with the ulterior motive of teaching her a lesson. Meanwhile, Eddie enlists the help of his brothers to clean up and keep Mike out of the house while Wendi and Peggy are out. Elsewhere, Pat introduces Timmy to his secret dog.

black-ish - "Purple Rain" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The family is shocked to learn that Jack and Diane are not familiar with the iconic music of Prince. One by one, each member of the family works to explain Prince’s tremendous impact on their lives through his music.

Splitting Up Together - "War of the Wagners" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin’s escalating battle for control of the house is put on hold when Milo announces he wants to go to a school for the gifted – to which they think he will not be accepted. Meanwhile, they both meet a contractor for the house, Vlad, but Lena undermines him and scares Vlad away. Things get uglier between Lena and Oliver after she introduces a new member to the family as payback for all the back-and-forth about the house. Elsewhere, Lena and Martin give conflicting advice to Mason on how to deal with his recent breakup.

The Guest Book - "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Mike and his family hate spending every summer in a subpar vacation home far from the beach; in order to afford paying a booking fee for their dream house, the Barefeet Retreat, Mike pulls double shifts and ends up paying more than he bargained for.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 12)

Tuesday, November 13

  • Jason Mantzoukas (The League) - Catch Jason on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Taran Killam (Single Parents) - Taran visits E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul stops by The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • The Cast of The Conners - Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Lecy Goranson, Laurie Metcalf and Maya Lynne Robinson are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie previews the film Robin Hood on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Love That Girl!) - Tatyana talks about her upcoming two Holiday movies for Lifetime and Hallmark on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about The Upside Down and Network on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Tisdale (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/Clipped) - Ashley appears on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November)

The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection Alice - The Complete Eighth Season Step by Step - The Complete Third Season

10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 6th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 7th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 8th Season
10/02 - Ghosted - The Complete First Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/23 - Alice - The Complete Eighth Season
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Two
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Three
10/31 - The Bad News Bears - The Complete Series - All 26 Episodes
11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
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