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

Wednesday, May 18

The Goldbergs - "Adam Graduates!" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Graduation day is approaching and everyone, especially Adam, is ready – except for Beverly who is not coping well with the idea of an empty nest. Meanwhile, with Geoff’s encouragement, Erica decides to try out for Cyndi Lauper as a one-time backup singer replacement. Ultimately, resurrecting her singing dreams doesn’t manifest, but bigger and exciting new beginnings await her and the Goldbergs.

The Wonder Years - "Love, Dean" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
It’s the end of the school year, and summer excitement is all around. When Bill and Lillian each receive major career opportunities, tension builds as they decide who will handle more of the household responsibilities. Meanwhile, Dean and Keisa take shelter together as a tornado tears through Montgomery, providing the perfect moment for Dean to tell her how he really feels.

The Conners - "A Judge and a Priest Walk Into a Living Room..." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Conners gear up for a megawedding! Jackie and Neville, Darlene and Ben, and Harris and Aldo are planning for a shared big day, but along the way they discover that some of the couples may not be on the same page about their happily ever afters. Meanwhile, Dan and the family have decked out the house for the occasion, but will all six of the lovebirds make it to “I do”?

Home Economics - "Ticket to Space, $1 Million" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tom attempts to keep Connor grounded after he announces his plans to go to space then falls into a rough patch himself after learning some bad news. Meanwhile, Marina gets stuck while trying to transform their attic into a writing space for Tom.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Woman to Woman" (BET, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Christian wins Student of the Year, Laura gets him an autographed football jersey from a popular NFL player; Miranda takes umbrage with the gesture, citing the player's history of domestic violence.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Wobble Wobble" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The Pleasant Days crew is worried about Vinny's libertine lifestyle of drinking, smoking, poor diet and no exercise; he's not as young as he used to be, so they want him to clean up his act.

The Ms. Pat Show - "Girls Night Out" (BET, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After Pat catches Terry watching porn on his phone, Denise decides they need a girls' night out, while the children wonder if their parents are going to split up.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 16)

Wednesday, May 18

  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) and Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - John and Andy guest host Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rhea Seehorn (Whitney/I'm with Her) - Rhea appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky unpacks his new comedy special SuperNature on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) - Quinta returns to talk about the hit ABC series Abbott Elementary on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Caroline Rhea (Sydney to the Max/Sabrina the Teenage Witch) - Caroline guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rose Mclver (Ghosts/Woke) and Utkarsh Ambudkar (Ghosts/White Famous/The Mindy Project) - Rose and Utkarsh are guests on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - NBC's Today catches up with Mario in the 9am hour.
  • Hilary Duff (How I Met Your Father/Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - NBC's Today catches up with Hilary in the 10am hour.


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