Tonight on the Tube: 32 TV Marathons, Five NBA Games & an NFL Game

News & Notes

Find Christmas Vacation on DVD at AmazonMerry Christmas!

Tonight, FOX has four new episodes of ‘Til Death.

Over on cable, TLC has a couple of Daycare Diaries specials.

Prime Picks

Saturday Night Live Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (NBC): Repeat. The Gilly bits are lame, but the classic sketches are worth re-watching. Runs two hours.

The Soup (E!): New. Joel McHale (Community) skewers the week in celeb news and pop culture. Plays twice and again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader NBA action with the Boston Celtics at the Orlando Magic followed by the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • ESPN has lots of NBA action with Miami Heat at the New York Knicks early and then later after the doubleheader on ABC you will find another two games with the Los Angeles Clippers at the Phoenix Suns followed by Denver Nuggets at the Portland Trail Blazers.
  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action.
  • NFL Network has the San Diego Chargers at the Tennessee Titans.

TV Marathons

A&E has 20 episodes of Criminal Minds.
AMC is playing my second favorite Christmas movie, Christmas Vacation, eight times today.
Animal Planet has eight episodes of Dogs 101 followed by 11 episodes of I’m Alive.
BET has 26 episodes of The Game.
Biography has 10 episodes of City Confidential early followed by nine episodes of Parole Board.
Bravo is playing The 40-Year-Old Virgin three times.
Cartoon Network has Christmas/Holiday themed cartoons this morning and afternoon.
Discovery Channel has 18 episodes of MythBusters.
Discovery Health has eight episodes of Untold Stories of the E.R.
DIY has 10 episodes of Deck the Yard… early.
FOX Reality Channel has 14 episodes of Last Comic Standing.
FX is playing Night at the Museum five times today.
GSN has 14 episodes of The Family Feud early.
Hallmark Channel has Christmas/Holiday themed movies all day.
History has 12 episodes of UFO Files.
ID has eight episodes of 48 Hours… followed by 12 episodes of Solved.
MTV has five episodes of World’s Strictest Parents.
MTV2 has 12 episodes of The Real World.
National Geographic has 12 episodes of Hooded.
Science has 40 episodes of How It’s Made.
Speed has 12 episodes of Monster Jam followed by 10 episodes of Drag Race High.
Spike is playing Bad Santa 10 times.
Style has 15 episodes of Clean House.
TBS continues with their 24 hours of A Christmas Story.
TLC has 16 episodes of Say Yes to the Dress.
TNT has eight episodes of Bones followed by the three The Librarian movies.
truTV has five episodes of Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest Criminals.
TV Guide Network is playing Dirty Dancing six times.
VH1 has five episodes of Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp early.

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1 comment… add one
  • kaliel2000 Dec 25, 2009, 7:03 am

    Today is sports sports for me I guess. Still working on finding a place to be able to see the second season of Castle.

    Hmmm, maybe I should just start something else like Californication?

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