Tonight on the Tube: Repeats, TV Show Marathons and New Year’s Eve Specials

by Jason the TVaholic on December 31, 2005

in Tonight on the Tube

It is the last day of the year. As usual there is not much on the networks worth watching. Just repeats and movies but today is a day of TV Show Marathons to keep you glued to your tube. See below for some ideas of what is on. The best marathon is definitely on the Sci Fi Channel. They will be running The Twilight Zone episodes starting today and will continue through Tuesday morning. Now that is a TV Show Marathon.

Happy New Year!!

Update 12.31.2007: Check out the 2007 New Year’s Eve TV Marathons.

Prime Picks

Bones (FOX): Repeat of Boy in a Tree.

House (FOX): Repeat where Cuddy’s handyman falls off her roof and she joins the team to try and figure out what is wrong with him. This was a really fun episode.

No third hour Prime Pick.

Solid Selections

Cold Case (CBS): Repeat.

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat.

No third hour Solid Selection

Other Options

A Knight’s Tale (NBC): This is a fun romp through the times of knights and jousting. Runs three hours.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Party food repeat.

Trading Spaces Best of 2005 (TLC): Repeat showing of a montage of memorable moments from the past year.

What Not to Wear Best of 2005 (TLC): See some of the best moments from the past year for this show.

Sports Notes

NFL Football on CBS with the Broncos playing the Chargers. On ESPN they have the Giants at the Raiders tonight.

College Football Bowl games will be found on ESPN and ESPN2. First on ESPN2 this morning your will find the Meineke Car Care Bowl with North Carolina State against South Florida from Charlotte, NC. Following that will be the EV1.Net Houston Bowl with Iowa State versus Texas Christian from Houston, TX. On ESPN you will find the Autozone Liberty Bowl with Fresno State facing off against Tulsa from Memphis, TN.

New Year’s Eve TV Show Marathons

Update 12.31.2007: Check out the 2007 New Year’s Eve TV Marathons.

Discovery Channel: It is disaster day today.
Hallmark Channel: Lonesome Dove miniseries plays today.
Travel Channel: World Poker Tour all day.
TLC: 10 episodes of Ballroom Bootcamp.
Cartoon Network: 17 episodes of Naruto.
MSNBC: Six episodes of Headliners & Legends followed by nine episodes of MSNBC Investigates.
CourtTV: Five episodes of The Investigators.
Oxygen: 24 episodes of Grace Under Fire.
A&E: 15 episodes of 24 and catch the other nine tomorrow.
BET: Notarized: Year End Video Countdown plays for eight hours and then repeats.
USA: 14 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Sci Fi Channel: The Twilight Zone plays most of today, all of tomorrow and the morning of the 2nd.
CMT: Eights hours of the Dukes of Hazard including the reunion show twice.
VH1: Five episodes of I Love the ‘70s followed by five episodes of I Love the ‘80s Strike Back.
MTV: Episodes of Run’s House followed by Real World/Road Rules Challenge followed by My Super Sweet Sixteen followed by Making the Band 3 followed by more Real World/Road Rules Challenge.
MTV2: Two to three hour blocks of multiple shows.
Discovery Kids: Eight episodes of Strange Days at Blake Holsey High.
Game Show Network: 12 episodes of $100,000 Pyramid.
BBC America: Eight episodes of Cash in the Attic in the morning follow by episodes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus the rest of the day.
TVLand: Six episodes of Bonanza followed by the 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments.
Fine Living: 12 episodes of Fantasy Camp.
Discovery Health: Eight episodes of The Critical Hour.
Discovery Science: Seven episodes of Beyond Tomorrow.

Note: Check your local listings for exact times.

New Year’s Eve Specials

ESPN and ESPN2 will be playing a special look back at the year in sports tonight. Fox News Channel has a look at the news stories of the past year. Disney has a Totally Suite New Year’s Eve to close out the night. Also BET and MTV both have shows to close out the year. On the Networks you will find Regis on Fox, Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest on ABC and Carson Daly on NBC.

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