Thursday, July 04, 2019

2019 4th of July Marathons on TV

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

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!

Key marathons include The Andy Griffith Show on TV Land from 9am-8pm. Sundance will also be airing The Andy Griffith Show from 6am-12pm. VH1 airs Martin from 4am-8am and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 8am-3:50pm. BET offers 12 hours of Girlfriends from 7am-7pm. Comedy Central will have a marathon of The Office from 9am-12am. IFC has Two and a Half Men starting at 3pm to 4am. Aspire will air the sketch comedy series In Living Color from 10am-6pm. They follow with My Wife and Kids from 6pm-1am. Vice will have a marathon of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia from 8am Thursday to 6am Friday. MTV airs their comedy clip show Ridiculousness starting at 6am.

As we mentioned last week, JAG joins the WGN America lineup with a two-day "JAG of July" marathon on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 starting at 9am ET/8am CT. It wouldn't be the 4th of July without a Twilight Zone marathon. Decades TV is back again this year with the Rod, White & Blue Twilight Zone Marathon with 42 episodes starting at 7am. TBS airs Claws from 2:30pm-6:30pm. ION Television will have Chicago P.D. from 7am-3am. Catch up with The Walking Dead on AMC from 9am-3:10am. Pop airs Beverly Hills, 90210 beginning at 10am to 6pm. Netflix drops the third season of Stranger Things.

Other marathons of note include Dr. Phil on OWN from 5am-4pm. OWN follows with 20/20 from 4pm-4am. CNBC presents Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles from 5:30am-1pm. HGTV has Fixer Upper from 8am-1pm. Extreme Homes airs on GAC from 6am-6pm. Bravo airs Below Deck from 6am-7pm. Oxygen takes care of true crime fans with Cold Justice from 6am-12pm and Buried in the Backyard from 12pm-6pm. ID offers In Pursuit with John Walsh from 6am-12pm. TruTV airs Impractical Jokers from 7:30am-10pm. Finding Bigfoot will air on Animal Planet from 6am-6pm.

If movies are your thing, there are plenty of options. Paramount airs the RED movies starting at 9am. USA Network has the Jurassic Park movies beginning at 11:43am. The 4th of July Wedding Movie Countdown airs on Hallmark from 12pm-10pm. FX airs Marvel/X-Men movies starting at 7am. E! presents the National Treasure movies beginning at 12pm. A&E has the Lethal Weapon movies starting at 4:30pm.

Firweworks in primetime are NBC's Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, which are co-hosted by Derek Hough and Ciara from 8-10pm (with an abbreviated encore at 10pm). John Stamos hosts A Capitol Fourth, a celebration of America's 243rd birthday with a concert on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol on PBS at 8pm (encore at 10pm). Bring out your lawn chair, throw some burgers on the BBQ, and watch some television!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, August 3

The Goldbergs - "Alligator Schwartz" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Erica fears that Geoff has moved on from their breakup and started dating someone else. Meanwhile, Adam decides to find Dave Kim a date to prom, once he remembers his pact with Dave that they won’t go to prom if they both don’t have dates.

Home Economics - "Bounce Hospital Rental, $250" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Connor invites all the cousins over for an epic sleepover to cheer up his daughter, Gretchen. Meanwhile, Tom is determined to prove he can be a fun uncle too.

The Conners - "A Cold Mom, a Brother Daddy and a Prison Baby" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Ben’s mom, Barb, arrives in town after an unexpected death and unveils shocking information from the past. Meanwhile, Becky and Emilio spend more time together.

black-ish - "Snitches Get Boundaries" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After one of Dre’s secrets with Pops is spilled to Ruby, he realizes that his relationships with each of his parents have changed since they got married and he no longer knows in whom to confide. Meanwhile, Bow surprises Jack and Diane with a brand-new car and tries to teach the twins how to drive.

Miracle Workers - "Oregon Trail: What Happens in Branchwater" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The wagon train stops in the sinful town of Branchwater, luring Ezekiel into a night of debauchery and temptation; Benny finds his favorite saloon has transformed into an inauthentic tourist trap.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 2)

Tuesday, August 3

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony guest hosts a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Catch Christian on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Ellen is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) and Dax Shepard (Bless This Mess) - Kristen and Dax chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • John Corbett (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll/United States of Tara/Lucky/Sex and the City) - John appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Mr. Corman/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph talks about his role in the new series Mr. Corman on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kat Dennings (Dollface/2 Broke Girls/Raising Dad) - Kat appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tisha Campell (Outmatched/Dr. Ken/My Wife and Kids/Martin) and Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - A repeat of Tamron Hall celebrates the power of friendships with actresses and childhood friends Tisha Campell and Tichina Arnold, who co-starred in the classic sitcom Martin and are now working on a new talk show, so check your local lisitngs.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Prepon (Are You There, Chelsea?/That '70s Show) - Laura talks about the joys and challenges of being a new mother of two, and makes a quick and easy Mediterranean salad on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (April-August)

Fuller House - The Complete Series Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series
05/11 - Dead to Me - Season Two
06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
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