New Year’s Day TV: College Football Bowl Games, TV Marathons, Parenthood & More

News & Notes

Get a Wilson NCAA Football at AmazonOn cable tonight, A&E has the series premiere of Storage Wars: New York, Discovery Channel has a special and the third season premiere of Dual Survival, Food Network has the 13th season finale of Chopped, Lifetime has a special and the third season premiere of Dance Moms and the series premiere of Double Divas, TLC has the series premiere of Totally T-Boz and the series premiere of The Sisterhood, Travel Channel has the first season finale of NFL Road Tested, and truTV has the series premiere of Hardcore Pawn: Chicago.

Prime Picks

Ben & Kate (FOX): Repeat. The “Emergency Kit” episode from earlier this season replays, where Kate is trying to get Ben to be more prepared for emergencies.
Ben & Kate (FOX): Repeat. The “Career Day” episode replays, where Ben is trying to find a job so he can go to Maddie’s Career Day event at school.

Emily Owens, M.D. (The CW): New. A cancer patient is worried that some reconstructive surgery could cause problems at work and with a new relationship. Will is subjected to some painful memories.

Parenthood (NBC): New. Crosby and Jasmine have a family member move in with them. Kristina is planning a night out with Adam after getting a new look. Sarah and Hank have an eventful evening.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football action with the Capital One Bowl with Nebraska vs. Georgia.
  • ESPN has tripleheader college football action with the Outback Bowl with Michigan vs. South Carolina, the Rose Bowl with Wisconsin vs. Stanford and the Orange Bowl with Florida State vs. Northern Illinois.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with the Gator Bowl with Mississippi State vs. Northwestern.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Los Angeles Clippers at the Denver Nuggets.

New Year’s Day TV Marathons

Check out the list of 200 TV marathons for the 4-day New Year’s holiday weekend. Today’s best bets include: Bewitched, Bunheads, Fringe, Hunted, Lost, Portlandia, Suits, The Twilight Zone, and The Unit.

What will you watch on New Year’s Day?

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Jason the TVaholic
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  • Georgia Jan 1, 2013, 1:02 pm

    Watching Fringe from the pilot reminds me how easily I got addicted to this show. It’s even better being able to watch the episodes back-to-back instead of waiting a full week to catch the next episode. Thanks for reminding us that it is running.

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