Tonight on the Tube: 35 Thanksgiving Day TV Marathons

by Jason the TVaholic on November 26, 2009

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Download The Vampire Diaries Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandHappy Thanksgiving! If your family is bothering you or just don’t have anything else to do, below you’ll find a list of 35 TV marathons to view.

Tonight, ABC has a Beyonce: I am… Yours special and a Paul McCartney: Good Evening New York City and NBC has a NBC’s People of the Year special.

Over on cable, Science has a couple Punkin Chunkin specials.

On Episode 52, “The Amazing Supernatural Vampire Family House in Philadelphia,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae and I talk about some TV related news items and then talk about some of the best TV episodes from the previous week in primetime including The Amazing Race, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, Modern Family, House, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and more.

Prime Picks

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (ABC): Repeat. The classic holiday cartoon replays along with This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Repeat. “The Grave Shift” from last season replays, where it’s Dr. Langston’s first day on the job as a CSI.

The Mentalist (CBS): Repeat. The second season premiere episode, “Redemption,” from earlier this season replays, where Jane and Lisbon are shocked to find out the Red John case is being given to another team at the CBI.

Solid Selections

The Office (NBC): Repeat. The “Niagara” episode from earlier this season where Jim and Pam get married replays.

Supernatural (The CW): Repeat. The “Good God, Y’all” episode from earlier this season replays, where Bobby’s friend Rufus needs help because his town is being attacked.

The Jay Leno Show (NBC): New. It’s new and I don’t care about the music special on ABC. Not that I’ll be watching this either though.

Other Option

  • The Vampire Diaries (The CW): Repeat. The “Friday Night Bites” episode from earlier this season replays. If you missed any of the first 10, The CW is replaying them beginning Monday, December 14th. They will replay the season two episodes a night for the entire week.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has the second NFL game with the Oakland Raiders at the Dallas Cowboys.
  • ESPN has Thursday Night College Football with Texas at Texas A&M.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games today.
  • FOX has the early NFL game with the Green Bay Packers at the Detroit Lions.
  • NFL Network has Thursday Night Football with the New York Giants at the Denver Broncos.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the Orlando Magic at the Atlanta Hawks followed by the Chicago Bulls at the Utah Jazz.

Thanksgiving Day TV Marathons

A&E has 15 episodes of The First 48.
AMC is playing The Godfather trilogy today.
Animal Planet has six episodes of Dogs 101.
BBC America has seven episodes of Don’t Tell the Bride early.
Biography has 17 episodes of Biography.
Bloomberg has 10 episodes of Charlie Rose early.
Bravo has seven episodes of Top Chef early followed by seven episodes of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
Cartoon Network has Tom & Jerry cartoons most of the day.
CNBC has seven episodes of Biography on CNBC.
Discovery Channel has 12 episodes of MythBusters.
DIY has 32 episodes of Cool Tools.
FOX Business has nine episodes of The Dave Ramsey Show early.
FOX Reality has 10 episodes of Househusbands of Hollywood early followed by five episodes of The Academy: Orange County Fire.
FX is playing Home Alone six times today.
GSN has nine episodes of Deal or No Deal early.
HGTV has 19 episodes of House Hunters.
Logo has eight episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
MSNBC has episodes of Lockup all day.
MTV has eight episodes of World’s Strictest Parents.
MTV2 has 14 episodes of Nitro Circus early.
Oxygen has 16 episodes of Snapped.
SOAPnet has five episodes of Holidate tonight.
Spike has eight episodes of Band of Brothers.
Syfy has eight James Bond movies today and eight more tomorrow.
Style has 19 episodes of Supernanny.
TLC has 44 episodes of Cake Boss.
TNT has eight episodes of The Closer.
truTV has 12 episodes of Speeders early followed by seven episodes of World’s Dumbest….
TV Guide Channel has seven episodes of The Cast of… : Where Are They Now?.
TV Land has 17 episodes of The Brady Bunch early.
USA has 11 episodes of House.
WE has seven episodes of My Fair Wedding With David Turera that play two times today.

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