What to Watch Today: 43 Labor Day TV Marathons, The Closer, The Glades S.2 Finale & More

by Jason the TVaholic on September 5, 2011

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News & Notes

Get The Closer Season 6 on DVD at AmazonTonight, NBC has a Children of 9/11 special.

Over on cable, A&E has the second season finale of The Glades, ABC Family has the fourth summer season finale of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, BIO has a When Pop Culture Saved America special, Bravo has the second season premiere of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Discovery Channel has the fourth fall season premiere of Swamp Loggers, E! has the sixth season finale of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, HGTV has the series premiere of Interiors, Inc., and Showtime has a Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour comedy special.

Tomorrow is the last day to enter our Sons of Anarchy Season 3 DVD giveaway.

Prime Picks

Crave (Food Network): Repeat. Last week’s series premiere episode, “Pizza: The Edible Frisbee of Glee,” replays. Plays again later.
Crave (Food Network): New. The greatest fried chicken in the country is search for and found with a few twists on the classic. Plays again later.

The Closer (TNT): New. The squad is investigating the disappearance of a stage father. The Baylor family offers a settlement to Brenda. Plays again later. The previous eight episodes replay leading up to tonight’s episode.

The Glades (A&E): Season Finale. Two brothers take hostages at the hospital Callie works. Plays twice and again later twice.

Other Options

  • Death Valley (MTV): New. A vampire prostitute becomes worrisome. Some teen vigilantes are out for zombies. Plays again later.
  • The Lying Game (ABC Family): New. Emma and Sutton find that they have had similar hopes and encounters over the course of their life. The first four episodes replay next Monday leading up to the next new episode which moves up an hour to takeover the Secret Life timeslot.
  • Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): New. A dead dockworker may have mob connections. Maura starts hanging out with Jane’s brother. Jane doesn’t want to attend sensitivity training. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has early round coverage of U.S. Open Tennis.
  • ESPN has Monday Night College Football action with Miami at Maryland.
  • ESPN2 has early round U.S. Open Tennis action.
  • Golf Channel has final round coverage of the Deutsche Bank Championship PGA Tour playoff early.
  • MLB Network has an early game and an evening game.
  • NBC has final round coverage of the Deutsche Bank Championship PGA Tour playoff.

Late Night

  • Suits (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Rules of the Game,” replays.

Labor Day TV Marathons

A&E has 14 episodes of Criminal Minds.
ABC Family has 10 episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Animal Planet has six episodes of Hillbilly Hand Fishin’ tonight.
BBC America has 14 episodes of Top Gear.
Bravo has 11 episodes of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
Centric has 13 episodes of The A-Team.
Discovery Channel has 13 episodes of American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior.
Discovery Health has seven episodes of Untold Stories of the E.R. early followed by 16 episodes of Bizarre E.R.
E! has 13 episodes of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
Food Network has six episodes of Chopped.
FX has 24 episodes of How I Met Your Mother.
G4 has 19 episodes of American Ninja Warrior.
Green has 18 episodes of BBQ Pitmasters.
GSN has 19 episodes of The Newlywed Game early.
HGTV has 26 episodes of House Hunters…
History has 12 episodes of American Pickers.
The Hub has nine episodes of Family Game Night early.
ID has 20 episodes of Deadly Women.
Lifetime has eight episodes of Dance Moms tonight.
Military has 16 episodes of Ultimate Weapons.
MTV has 13 episodes of Jersey Shore.
MTV2 has 10 episodes of Rob & Big early.
Nat Geo Wild has 30 episodes of Deadly 60.
Nickelodeon has 19 episodes of Friends tonight and into late night.
OWN has seven episodes of Supersize vs. Superskinny.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of The Bad Girls Club.
Science has 32 episodes of How It’s Made.
SOAPnet has nine episodes of One Tree Hill.
Sundance has nine episodes of My So-Called Life.
Spike TV is playing Star Wars Episode II-VI today.
style has six episodes of Jerseylicious.
TCM has seven episodes of Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood.
TLC has seven episodes of Lottery Changed My Life followed by eight episodes of Undercover Boss.
TNT has nine episodes of The Closer.
Travel Channel has 12 episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.
truTV has five episodes of truTV Presents: World’s Dumbest…
TV One has five episodes of Life After early followed by five episodes of Ultimate Merger.
USA Network has 15 episodes of NCIS.
VH1 has the five part 100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs.
WE has 10 episodes of The Golden Girls tonight.

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