Tonight on the Tube: Desperate Clip Show, New Show In Justice and New Year’s Day TV Show Marathons

by Jason the TVaholic on January 1, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

The Twilight Zone marathon continues on Sci Fi today. A couple of other good ones are a Monk marathon on USA and a MythBusters marathon on the Discovery Channel. There are plenty to choose from. See below for what TV show marathons are on today. Happy Viewing and Happy New Year!!

Update 01.01.2008: Check out the 2008 New Year’s Day TV Marathons.

Prime Picks

Cold Case (CBS): Repeat where Rush and Valens try to find some evidence that a convicted murderer about to be released on a technicality was the doer of an unsolved case from 1977.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): Clip show. See what has taken place on Wisteria Lane so far this season via clips of some memorable moments. If you have fallen behind here is your chance to get up to speed. Runs 61 minutes.

In Justice (CBS): New show following a group of lawyers and investigators from the National Justice Project as they attempt right the wrongs of the criminal justice system. This is not the regular night for this show. It will normally be on Friday nights in the second hour of primetime.

Solid Selections

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat where Goren and Eames investigate the murder of a nun.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat where Goren and Eames investigate a prison warden played by Corbin Bernsen.

Crossing Jordan (NBC): Repeat where a mass grave of Boston mobsters is unearthed.

Other Options

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): Repeat where a farmhouse is redone.

Surrender Dorothy (CBS): Made for TV movie starring Diane Keaton as a woman who moves into her late daughters summer home to learn more about who she was. Runs two hours.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): What better way to kick off the new year than with some tips on making some light dishes with big taste to help take off the extra holiday pounds.

Superstar Diets (Food Network): It is learn to eat better night on the Food Network. Get some tips from celebrities on how to keep those pounds off.

Faithfully Fit (Food Network): Get some more tips to keep you healthy this year.

Sports Notes

CBS and Fox both have NFL Football games on today. ESPN has Sunday Night Football with the St. Louis Rams at the Dallas Cowboys.

New Year’s Day TV Show Marathons

Update 01.01.2008: Check out the 2008 New Year’s Day TV Marathons.

Discovery Channel: MythBusters Marathon all day.
ESPN: 11 episodes of the World’s Strongest Man Competition – 2005.
ESPN2: World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions followed by six episodes of the 2005 World Series of Poker which is follow by Poker: The Best Hand I Ever Played. All tolled it is nine and a half hours of poker.
Speed: 11 hours of the Thursday and Friday sessions of the Barrett-Jackson Automobile Auction. Saturday and Sunday are on tomorrow.
Food Network: Six episodes of Iron Chef America play this afternoon.
Travel Channel: Episodes of shows showing you stuff you will never be able to afford.
TLC: Nine episodes of Clean Sweep followed by Flip That House the rest of the day.
ABC Family: Seven episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
Nickelodeon: Eight straight episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants midday.
Disney Channel: 24 episodes of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
Animal Planet: 21 episodes of The Most Extreme and goes into the next morning.
CourtTV: Psychic Detectives plays most of the day and into tomorrow.
Oxygen: 22 episodes of Roseanne.
A&E: Nine episodes of 24 closing out a complete day with the 15 episodes from yesterday.
FX: Cops runs most of the day and into the next morning.
TNT: 11 episodes of Law & Order.
USA: 22 episodes of Monk, starts in the morning and goes into tomorrow morning.
Sci Fi Channel: The Twilight Zone all day today and into tomorrow morning. Played most of yesterday also. Now that is a marathon.
CMT: The Dukes of Hazard: Hazzard in Hollywood movie plays twice with three episodes of the regular show in between.
VH1: I Love the ’80s: 3D in the morning followed by I Love the ’90s most of the rest of the day.
MTV: Blocks of Meet the Barkers, Real World/Road Rules Challenge, Next and Pimp My Ride play throughout the day.
Noggin: 12 episodes of Franklin. Later in the day 21 episodes of Degrassi: The Next Generation roll into the next morning.
Discovery Kids: Eight episodes of Strange Days at Blake Holsey High.
G4: 10 episodes of Attack of the Show!
BBC America: Block of episodes of Brand New You followed by Changing Rooms followed by What Not to Wear followed by North and South.
Fine Living: Episode blocks of Ocean Wanderer, Radical Sabbatical and Opening Soon can be found today.
Discovery Health: Six episodes of Plastic Surgery: Before & After this evening.
Military History: Eight episodes of Bob Hope: Holidays Remembered in the morning.
Biography: 20 episodes of Sherlock Holmes Mysteries, goes into the next morning.
History International: 10 episodes of History Traveler followed by Spitfire Ace to close out the day.

Note: Check your local listing for exact times in your area.

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