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TV Marathon: What to Watch (and Watch and Watch) on Thanksgiving Weekend 2010

There is more to Turkey Day TV than Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (9 A.M. on CBS) and the Detroit Lions (12:30 P.M. on Fox).

Friday, November 26, 2010

With TIVO and Hulu and Netflix Watch Instantly, you'd think the TV Marathon had gone the way of the dodo. But no! Everywhere you look this holiday weekend, you'll find another blast of back-to-back something or other. So grab that turkey sandwich (try some stuffing on that!) and make yourself comfortable.

What to Watch (and Watch and Watch) on Thanksgiving Day

  • BBC America: 11 episodes of "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
  • FX: "Kung Fu Panda" 10 times
  • Logo: 12 episodes of "RuPaul’s Drag Race"
  • Nat Geo Wild: 17 episodes of "My Dog Ate What?"
  • TV Land: 11 episodes of "I Dream of Jeannie" and then 12 episodes of "Bewitched" and then nine episodes of "Roseanne"
  • Versus: "Rocky II" then "Rocky III," then "Rocky IV," then "Rocky V" twice. 

What to Watch (and Watch and Watch) on Friday

  • Animal Planet: 8 episodes of "I Shouldn’t Be Alive", then 6 episodes of "Life"
  • BBC America: 14 episodes of "Law & Order: UK"
  • Food Network: 16 episodes of "Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives"
  • USA: 14 episodes of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • WE: 6 episodes of "Downsized" then 10 episodes of "The Golden Girls" 

What to Watch (and Watch and Watch) on Saturday

  • Animal Planet: 6 episodes of "Confessions: Animal Hoarding"
  • BET: 21 episodes of "The Bernie Mac Show"
  • Centric: 19 episodes of "Soul Train"
  • Hallmark Channel: Holiday-themed movies (made for TV) all day
  • Lifetime: Also Holiday-themed movies (made for TV) all day
  • Nat Geo: 5 episodes of "Border Wars" then five episodes of "Great Migrations"
  • Spike TV: "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace" then "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones" then "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith"
  • TV One: 34 episodes of "Good Times"

What to Watch (and Watch and Watch) on Sunday

  • AMC: 12 episodes of "Three Stooges"
  • Hallmark Channel: More Holiday-themed movies (made for TV) all day
  • Lifetime: Even more Holiday-themed movies (made for TV) all day
  • MTV2: 17 episodes of "Run’s House"
  • Science: 20 episodes of "Factory Made"
  • WE: 6 episodes of "Amazing Wedding Cakes" then 6 episodes of "Bridezillas"

Enjoy! Please post a comment below if we are missing anything!

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