What to Watch Today: College Basketball and Football, Awkward. S.1 Marathon & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 25, 2011

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News & Notes

Get Awkward. S.1 on DVD at AmazonTonight, CBS has new holiday specials of Hoops & Yoyo Ruin Christmas and The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story.

Over on cable, Chiller has The Future of Fear special, TBS has the series premiere of Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse, TLC has the second winter season premiere of Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss, and VH1 has The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert special.

Find many of your favorite shows on DVD over at Amazon today for $12.99. Shows like The Big Bang Theory, Bones, Dexter, How I Met Your Mother, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Modern Family, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries and many other great Black Friday deals.

Prime Picks

Hoops & Yoyo Ruin Christmas (CBS): New Special. Hoops and Yoyo accidentally end up following Kris Kringle back in time and could mess things up for him ending up becoming the person he is supposed to be.
The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story (CBS): New Special. An elf named Chippey tries to help a young boy who is struggling to believe in the magic of Christmas.

Olive, the Other Reindeer (The CW): Repeat. When Blitzen is injured, little dog Olive wants to step in and help Santa deliver presents.

Sanctuary (Syfy): New. Abby is attacked by an Abnormal and Magnus and Will figure out how to communicate with it using music. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Boss (Starz): New. Kane is in need of a break. Meredith is seeking some opportunities of her own. Plays twice.
  • Gradma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (The CW): Repeat. A youth sets out to find his grandma and prove that Santa is real along the way.
  • The Walking Dead (AMC): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Secrets,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action.
  • CBS has college football action with Arkansas at LSU.
  • ESPN has tripleheader college basketball action followed by doubleheader college football action.
  • ESPN2 has college football action early followed by quadruple-header college basketball action.
  • NBC has NHL action.
  • Versus has doubleheader college basketball action.

TV Marathons

You can find a very comprehensive listing of TV marathons along with holiday episodes and sporting events this weekend at TVTango.com. But, out of all of them, my marathon picks for today are:

MTV has all 12 episodes of Awkward. S.1, which if you haven’t seen is well worth your time.
Nickelodeon has 17 episodes of Friends tonight into late night, which goes from the last episode of S.1 and the first 16 episodes of S.2.

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