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

Thursday, May 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Gates Excitation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Penny gets the opportunity to host Bill Gates at work when his company wants to partner with her pharmaceutical company. Also, Leonard, Koothrappali and Wolowitz do everything in their power to meet him, while Sheldon thinks he is the victim of an April Fools prank.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, A Plastic Pony, And A Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Fancy Crackers and Giant Women" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy pay for her law school applications, and the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

Life in Pieces - "Settlement Pacifier Attic Unsyncing" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the entire Hughes family moves into John and Joan’s home after their kitchen is destroyed, their presence creates chaos for Joan. Also, Matt and Colleen are set to receive a huge monetary settlement from Colleen’s fall off the motel balcony on their wedding night; John tries to get Sophia back on track when she starts misbehaving; Tyler and Clementine make a surprise announcement to the family; and Jen and Greg attempt to persuade Lark to get rid of her pacifier.

Nobodies - "Alone Star State" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Mark-Paul and Rachel attend the Independent Spirit Awards together; an unassuming Hugh joins Larry in Austin, Texas, to teach unauthorized Groundlings-style seminars to a group of Texas businesspeople.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Thursday, May 24

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig visits Conan at 11pm on TBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne/The McCarthys/The Big Bang Theory) - Laurie stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Amy and Nick are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Red Nose Day and Hollywood Game Night on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Daphne Maxwell Reid (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Eve/Let's Stay Together) - Daphne makes her mother Rosalee's waffles on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement) - Oliver is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lakin (Hollywood Darlings/Step by Step) - Christine is part of the panel on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.


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