Tonight on the Tube: NFL Football, Grey’s Anatomy, October Road & Holiday TV Marathons

I Love Lucy - The Complete Series on DVDHappy Thanksgiving! Tonight, ABC has the season premiere of October Road. It will make its regular timeslot premiere on Monday. On cable, Bravo has the season finale of Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style.

Check out the list below of Holiday TV Marathons, like I Love Lucy on TV Land, Charmed on TNT or Dirty Jobs on Discovery Channel.

Prime Picks

Ugly Betty (ABC): New. Everybody is trying to meet the publishing deadline after Wilhelmina creates problems.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. A couple of paramedics are brought into the ER after an ambulance crash. Bailey is dealing with a patient that doesn’t want her help. Ava returns and meets Alex’s other girlfriend.

October Road (ABC): Season Premiere. Nick and Eddie try to bring back Owen from New York. Hannah figures out what she really feels for Nick.

Solid Selections

Survivor: China (CBS): New. It turns out that it has been real and has been fun tonight.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. Hodges gives his colleagues a chance to play CSI by setting up some fake murders for them to look at. With Sara gone, everyone is trying to reach out to Grissom.

Without a Trace (CBS): New. After winning his match, an ultimate fighter goes missing and the team searches for him, but it looks like a lot of people could be behind it.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Alton shows you how to prepare apples. Plays again later.
Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): Repeat. Bobby competes in a chicken wing battle. Plays again later.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. The 90-minute episode with the battle between Iron Chef Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis vs. Iron Chef Mario Batali and Rachael Ray replays and then replays again later.
Ace of Cakes (Food Network): Repeat. Duff creates a cake for Jay Leno. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • 2007 World Music Awards (MyNet): Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck) hosted this awards show that was taped on Nov. 4th in Monte Carlo. In recognizes music that crosses national borders. Runs two hours.

Holiday Specials

  • NBC has the 81st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade followed by The National Dog Show.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has the second NFL game of the day with the New York Jets at the Dallas Cowboys.
  • ESPN has college football action with USC (11) at Arizona State (6).
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games throughout the day.
  • FOX has the first NFL game of the day and the best game of the day, as the Green Bay Packers play the Detroit Lions.
  • NFL Network has the third NFL game of the day with the Indianapolis Colts at the Atlanta Falcons.

Holiday TV Marathons

A&E has 12 episodes of Cold Case Files.
BET has five hours of Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is.
Biography has nine episodes of City Confidential early.
Bravo has 10 episodes of Top Chef.
Cartoon Network has 14 episodes of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends.
Court TV has nine hours of Murder by the Book episodes.
Discovery Channel has 12 episodes of Dirty Jobs.
Discovery Times has five episodes of Best Evidence early and later has 11 episodes of Unsolved History tonight.
ESPN has seven hours of the 2007 World Series of Poker early.
FOX Reality has 11 episodes of Biggest Loser UK.
G4 has 17 episodes of The Jaime Kennedy Experiment early.
GSN has 18 episodes of Family Feud early.
Science Channel has 18 hours of How It’s Made episodes.
Sci Fi has 22 hours of Ghost Hunters episodes.
Speed has episodes of Pinks and Pinks-All Out all day.
Style has seven episodes of Clean House and later seven episodes of Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane.
TBS has 12 episodes of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air followed by 14 episodes of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.
TLC has 14 episodes of Little People, Big World.
TNT has 10 episodes of Charmed.
TV Land has 25 episodes of I Love Lucy.
TV One plays the movie Soul Food six times.
USA is alternating episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit all day.
Versus plays Rocky II, Rocky III and Rocky V.
VH1 has 12½ hours of Rock of Love With Bret Michaels.

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