Tonight on the Tube: Band of Brothers & 38 Other Memorial Day TV Show Marathons

News & Notes

Get Band of Brothers Miniseries on Blu-ray or DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the second season premiere of True Beauty.

Over on cable, A&E has a couple of Hoarders specials, Food Network has the third season premiere of The Best Thing I Ever Ate, History has the first season finale of America the Story of Us, ID has an Unusual Suspects special, TLC has the third season premiere of Cake Boss, Travel Channel has a Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern kids’ special, and VH1 has the first season finale of Tough Love: Couples and the series premiere of Dad Camp.

On this Memorial Day holiday you’ll find a lot of TV show marathons running. Like, Band of Brothers, Beverly Hills, 90210, Bewitched, Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern, Bridezillas, and 34 other shows that don’t start with a “B.” See the entire list below.

Prime Picks

Lie to Me (FOX): Repeat. The last episode of this second season to play, “Tractor Man,” replays, where it seems that a disgruntled farmer is threatening to bomb the capital. Season two resumes as of next Monday, June 7th.

The Good Guys (FOX): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode replays once again. New episodes begin playing as of next Monday, June 7th.

Saving Grace (TNT): New. Grace has to face judgment from a higher court for what she has done in her life. But, Earl is on her side, so she might just have a chance to beat the system. Plays again later. The series finale is in three weeks on June 21st.

Other Options

  • The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): Season Premiere. Food Network personalities talk about their favorite “Grilled” foods. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places that serve tasty glazed and sauced dishes. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Jackie loses her stash and the hospital is having problems with her gone on vacation. Plays again later.
  • United States of Tara (Showtime): New. Charmaine and Tara go see the woman from Tara’s dreams. Kate is trying to change. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • NBC has Game 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals with the Philadelphia Flyers at the Chicago Blackhawks.

Late Night

  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. The “When Mary Met Marshall” episode from earlier this season replays.

Memorial Day TV Marathons

A&E has 15 episodes of Hoarders.
Animal Planet has 10 episodes of River Monsters.
BBC America has 11 episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation beginning early.
Biography has five episodes of City Confidential early and then another five later.
Bravo has seven episodes of The Real Housewives of New York City followed by nine episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
CMT has six episodes of World’s Strictest Parents.
Disney Channel has episodes of Phineas and Ferb most of the day.
Discovery Health has eight episodes of Dr. G: America’s Most Shocking Cases early.
Food Network has 12 episodes of Grill It! With Bobby Flay early.
G4 has 26 episodes of Cops.
Green has 12 episodes of Future Food.
History has 26 episodes of Pawn Stars.
ID has six episodes of I (Almost) Got Away With It early.
ION has eight episodes of Criminal Minds.
Military Channel has episodes of World at War most of the day.
MSNBC has episodes of Caught on Camera most of the day.
MTV has nine episodes of Jersey Shore.
MTV2 has eight episodes of American Gladiators early and later 12 episodes of Jackass.
National Geographic has 13 episodes of Hooked….
Nat Geo Wild has 10 episodes of Caught in the Act.
Oxygen has 17 episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Science has 42 episodes of How It’s Made.
SOAPnet has 12 episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210.
Spike TV has all 10 episodes of the Band of Brothers miniseries.
Style has 17 episodes of Clean House: Search for the Messiest House in the Country.
Syfy has the two-part, four-hour Stephen King’s The Langoliers miniseries followed by the four-part, eight-hour Stephen King’s The Stand miniseries.
TLC has 31 episodes of Cake Boss.
TNT has nine episodes of Law & Order.
Travel Channel has seven episodes of Food Paradise early followed by seven episodes of Bizarre Food With Andrew Zimmern.
truTV has 12 episodes of Ocean Force.
TV Land has 15 episodes of Bewitched early followed by 10 episodes of Sanford & Son.
TV One has 24 episodes of Tracy Morgan.
USA has 15 episodes of NCIS.
VH1 has nine episodes of Tough Love Couples.
WE has 19 episodes of Bridezillas.

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Jason the TVaholic
2 comments… add one
  • Morjana May 31, 2010, 5:36 am

    Thank you, Jason, for your lists of marathons. Always very helpful.

    Best wishes.

  • Jason the TVaholic May 31, 2010, 5:53 pm

    Morjanna, You are very welcome.

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