Friday Night TV: Marathons, Grimm, Constantine & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 28, 2014

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News & Notes

Get Grimm Season 4 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Nickelodeon has the TV movie premiere of Santa Hunters and Showtime has the documentary premiere of La Bare.

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Prime Picks

The Affair (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “7,” replays. Plays again later.

Grimm (NBC): New. Nick wants his Grimm abilities back as soon as possible, but he and Hank get called away on a case.

Constantine (NBC): New. John must take action when a boy is taken over by an evil spirit, but must convince the parents that is actually the case.

Solid Selections

The Missing (Starz Edge): Repeat. Last Saturday’s episode, “Pray for Me,” Replays. Plays again later on Starz.

Frosty the Snowman (CBS): Repeat. The animated holiday classic replays.
Yes Virginia (CBS): Repeat. The animated holiday special replays.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy has a “Chicken Chowfest.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (The CW): Repeat. The animated holiday special replays.
  • Haven (Syfy): New. Loyalties remain divided, but new information causes a big change. Plays at 7:00pm ET/PT before wrestling. Plays again later.
  • Homeland (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “There’s Something Else Going On,” replays.
  • Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special (The CW): Repeat. The animated holiday special replays.
  • Merry Madagascar (The CW): Repeat. The animated holiday special replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action today.
  • CBS has college football action with Arkansas at Missouri today.
  • CBS Sports has doubleheader college football action followed by four college basketball games.
  • ESPN has college basketball action today with Central Florida at South Florida and tonight has college football action tonight with Virginia at Virginia Tech.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball action today with Central Florida at South Florida followed by four college basketball games.
  • ESPNU has college football action today followed by four college basketball games.
  • FOX has college football action today with Arizona State at Arizona.
  • FS1 has college football action today and three college basketball games throughout the rest of the day and night.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader college basketball action tonight.

Late Night

  • The Newsroom (HBO Signature): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Main Justice,” replays. The previous two replay right before.
  • The Walking Dead (AMC): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Crossed,” replays.

Friday TV Marathons

Blue Bloods (ION): Has 11 episodes.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Good Times (TV One): Has 10 episodes early.
Helix (Syfy): Has all 13 first season episodes.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Eight episodes tonight.
The Leftovers (HBO Signature): Has all 10 first season episodes.
Modern Family (USA Network): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Rookie Blue (ION): Five episodes tonight into late night.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Has 18 episodes.

For more check out TV Tango’s listing of holiday & Thanksgiving specials, episodes, movies & marathons on TV over Thanksgiving Weekend 2014.

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News & Notes

Get Elementary S.3 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, ABC has a Thank You, America! With Robin Roberts and FOX has a FOX’s Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular.

Over on cable, Comedy Central has a Comedy Central’s All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special and VH1 has A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving special.

Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.252, “Constantine the Elementary Gotham Grimm.” On this episode I am joined by @itsameric from @tvequals and @kyool from @NoReruns to talk some cancellation and renewal news and then discuss the second fall season finale of The Blacklist and recent episodes of Elementary, Grimm, Constantine and Gotham. Lastly, we preview the seventh season premiere of The Mentalist and make some TV recommendations.

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Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Repeat. Last season’s “The Thanksgiving Decoupling” replays. Runs 31 minutes.
Mom (CBS): New. Christy isn’t sure what to make of Baxter’s new relationship. Things begin to heat up between Alvin and Bonnie. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 30 minutes.

The Affair (SHO): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “7,” replays. Plays again later.

Elementary (CBS): New. Holmes and Kitty take on the case of a murdered postal store owner. Gregson gets himself in some trouble by punching another cop.

Solid Selections

The Missing (Starz in Black): Repeat. This past Saturday night’s episode, “Pray for Me,” replays. Runs 65 minutes.

How to Get Away With Murder (ABC): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode replays followed by the second episode, “It’s All Her Fault.”

Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “There’s Something Else Going On,” replays.

Other Option

  • The Newsroom (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Main Justice,” replays. Plays again later on HBO Signature.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has the early NFL game today with the Chicago Bears at the Detroit Lions.
  • ESPN has Thursday Night College Football with LSU at Texas A&M.
  • ESPN2 has six college basketball games today.
  • FOX has the middle NFL game today with the Philadelphia Eagles at the Dallas Cowboys.
  • FS1 has college basketball action with Illinois at Indiana State today and tonight college football action with TCU at Texas and then later tonight has more college basketball action with Baylor at Memphis.
  • NBA TV has a game today with the San Antonio Spurs at the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • NBC has Sunday Night Football with the Seattle Seahawks at the San Francisco Giants. Go Hawks!

Thursday TV Marathons

CSI: NY (TNT): Five episodes in late night.
Friends (TBS): All 10 Thanksgiving episodes.
Modern Family (USA Network): Has 28 episodes.
Orphan Black (BBC America): Six episodes in late night.
Transporter: The Series (TNT): Has all 12 first season episodes.

For more check out TV Tango’s listing of holiday & Thanksgiving specials, episodes, movies & marathons on TV over Thanksgiving Weekend 2014.

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