What to Watch Today: 49 Memorial Day TV Marathons & Breakout Kings S.1 Finale

by Jason the TVaholic on May 30, 2011

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News & Notes

Pre-Order House Season 7 on DVD via AmazonTonight, ABC has the series premiere of Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition.

On cable tonight, A&E has the first season finale of Breakout Kings, ABC Family has the third season finale of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Bravo has the series premiere of Platinum Hit, E! has the first season finales of Khloe & Lamar and The Dance Scene, History has a Gettysburg special, MTV has the second season finale of The Hard Times of RJ Berger, Nat Geo Wild has the series premiere of Man v. Wild, TLC has the fourth summer season premiere of Cake Boss, and VH1 has the third season premiere of Basketball Wives and the series premiere of Single Ladies.

In late night, Food Network has the first season finale of Have Cake Will Travel.

Coming up on Mondays this summer ABC Family has the fourth season premiere of The Secret Life of the American Teenager and the series premiere of Switched at Birth on June 6th, MTV has the series premiere of Teen Wolf late night Sunday, June 5th and then taking its regular time slot on June 13th, Showtime has the seventh season premiere of Weeds and the second season premiere of The Big C on June 27th, and Syfy has the fourth summer season premiere of Eureka, the third season premiere of Warehouse 13 and the series premiere of Alphas and TNT has the seventh season premiere of The Closer and the second season premiere of Rizzoli & Isles on July 11th.

Prime Picks

House (FOX): Repeat. The “Small Sacrifices” episode from this past season replays, where a man re-enacts the Crucifixion and ends up a patient.

House (FOX): Repeat. The “Larger Than Life” episode from this past season replays, where a guy jumps down on the subway tracks and saves someone else and then collapses and becomes a patient.

Breakout Kings (A&E): Season Finale. A drug boss escapes during her son’s funeral in an attempt to turn her empire over to her remaining son. Plays twice and again twice later.

Other Option

  • The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): New. Food Network personalities talk about the best “Smoky” foods they’ve ever eaten. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • MLB Network has an early and a late game.

49 Memorial Day TV Marathons

A&E has 15 episodes of Criminal Minds.
Animal Planet has 14 episodes of River Monsters:…
BBC America has 21 episodes of Top Gear.
BET has 23 episodes of The Game.
BIO has 11 episodes of Biography tonight.
Bravo has 10 episodes of The Real Housewives of New York City followed by five episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Centric has 16 episodes of Proud Family early.
CNBC has five episodes of American Greed: Scams, Scoundrels and Scandals.
Cooking Channel has 12 episodes of United Tastes of America.
Discovery Channel has 13 episodes of American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior.
Discovery Health has eight episodes of Untold Stories of the E.R. early.
E! has 20 episodes of Sex and the City.
FX has 24 episodes of Two and a Half Men.
G4 has 35 episodes of Campus PD.
Green has six episodes of Wild Russia followed by nine episodes of Wild Pacific.
HGTV has 11 episodes of House Hunters…
History has 26 episodes of Pawn Stars.
HUB has 22 episodes of Batman.
ID has 11 episodes of Disappeared early followed by six episodes of Sins & Secrets.
IFC has 20 episodes of Arrested Development.
ION has 12 episodes of Criminal Minds.
Lifetime has six The Perfect… made for TV movies.
MSNBC has 17 episodes of Caught on Camera.
MTV has 13 episodes of Jersey Shore.
MTV2 has eight episodes of Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew early followed by 12 episodes of Martin.
Nat Geo Wild has eight episodes of Python Hunters.
Oxygen has 19 episodes of Roseanne followed by seven episodes of Snapped.
Science has 24 hours of How It’s Made episodes except for a couple hours tonight.
Spike TV is playing Star Wars: Episode I-III.
style has 14 episodes of Project Runway.
Sundance has five episodes of My So-Called Life.
Syfy is playing Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek: Nemesis, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, and Star Trek Generations.
TLC has eight episodes of Cake Boss: Next Great Baker followed by 13 episodes of Cake Boss.
TNT has 12 episodes of Law & Order.
Travel Channel has seven episodes of Food Paradise.
TV Land has 10 hours of M*A*S*H tonight.
TV One has 20 episodes of Martin followed by nine episodes of LisaRaye: The Real McCoy.
USA Network has 14 episodes of NCIS.
Versus has 11 episodes of National Heads-Up Poker Championship.
VH1 has five episodes of Basketball Wives.
WE has seven episodes of Braxton Family Values early and later 10 episodes of The Golden Girls tonight.

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