Thanksgiving Weekend TV: Your Guide to All the Marathons, Specials and Football Games

Thanksgiving Weekend TV: Your Guide to All the Marathons, Specials and Football Games

Thanksgiving Weekend TV: Your Guide to All the Marathons, Specials and Football Games

Stuffed with Thanksgiving turkey? Tired of flag football with your family? Fortunately, there are plenty of reasons to stay put on the couch all weekend long. Check out our roundup of all the marathons, specials and football games on tap. All times are Eastern (ET).


Thanksgiving-themed episodes/Specials/Movies:
Mad About You “The Thanksgiving Show” (8 a.m., FXX)
Regular Show “The Thanksgiving Special” (7:30 p.m., Cartoon Network)
New Girl “Thanksgiving IV” (9 p.m., Fox)
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (8 p.m., The CW)

Thanksgiving-themed episodes/Specials/Movies:
Friends “The One with the Thanksgiving Flashbacks” (12:30 a.m., TV Land)
That ’70s Show “Thanksgiving” (5 a.m., TV Land)
That ’70s Show “Thanksgiving” (7:30 a.m., ABC Family)
The Beverly Hillbillies “Turkey Day” (9 a.m., TV Land)
The Beverly Hillbillies “Thanksgiving Spirit”(9:35 a.m., TV Land)
Reba “Thanksgiving” (12:30 p.m., CMT)
Reba “Thanksgiving” (3:00 p.m., ABC Family)
Two and a Half Men “Merry Thanksgiving” (5:30 p.m., FX)
Mike & Molly “Thanksgiving Is Canceled” (7 p.m., FX)
Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (8 p.m., ABC)
The Cleveland Show “A Brown Thanksgiving” (9 p.m., Cartoon Network)
Saturday Night Live “Thanksgiving” (9 p.m., NBC)
The Cleveland Show “Another Bad Thanksgiving” (9:30 p.m., Cartoon Network)
When Turkeys Attack (10 p.m., Destination America)
South Park “A History Channel Thanksgiving” (10:30 p.m., Comedy Central)


Thanksgiving Day Parade (9 a.m.-noon, CBS) 
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (9 a.m.-noon, NBC)

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions (12:30 p.m., CBS) 
Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys (4:30 p.m., Fox)
Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers (8:30 p.m., NBC)

Thanksgiving-themed episodes/Specials/Movies:
Dora the Explorer “Dora’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” (8 a.m., Nickelodeon)
Roseanne Thanksgiving” (Noon, We)
Good Luck Charlie “It’s a Charlie Duncan Thanksgiving” (Noon, Disney)
Thank You, America! With Robin Roberts (8 p.m., ABC)
Fox’s Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular (8 p.m., Fox)
The Big Bang Theory “The Thanksgiving Decoupling” (8 p.m., CBS)
The Simpsons “Bart vs. Thanksgiving” (8 p.m., FXX)
A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving (9 p.m., VH1)
The Cleveland Show “A General Thanksgiving Episode” (9 p.m., Cartoon Network)
The Cleveland Show “Turkey Pot Day” (9 p.m., Cartoon Network)
The McCarthys “Thanks a Lot, Ronny” (9:30 p.m., CBS)

Cops (6-6 a.m. Friday, Cloo)
The Middle (7-9:30 a.m., ABC Family)
Swamp People (7 a.m.-4 p.m., History)
Adventure Time (9 a.m.-2 p.m., Cartoon Network)
Food Paradise (9 a.m.-6 p.m., Travel Channel)
North America (9 a.m.-2 p.m., Animal Planet)
Portlandia (9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., IFC)
Jurassic Park (10-2 a.m. Friday, AMC)
 (10 a.m.-5 p.m., TBS)
Modern Family (10 a.m.-midnight, USA)
Transporter the Series (11 a.m.-11:03 p.m., TNT)
Alaska: The Last Frontier (Noon-3 a.m. Friday, Discovery Channel)
The Andy Griffith Show (Noon-3 p.m., TV Land)
My Dirty Little Secret (Noon-8 p.m., Investigation Discovery)
Nature’s Weirdest (Noon-midnight, BBC America)
Raising Hope (Noon-8 p.m., CMT)
River Monsters: Unhooked (2-8 p.m., Animal Planet)
The Amazing World of Gumball (2:30-5 p.m., Cartoon)
The Millionaire Matchmaker (3-10:30 p.m., Bravo)
Tamar & Vince (4-10 p.m., WETV)
The Brady Bunch (5:30-9 p.m., TV Land)


Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (8 p.m., The CW)
Frosty the Snowman (9 p.m., CBS)
Kung Fu Panda Holiday (9 p.m., The CW)
Merry Madagascar (9:30 p.m., The CW)
Yes, Virginia (9:30 p.m., CBS)

Deadly Women (6 a.m.-9 p.m., Investigation Discovery)
Helix(6 a.m.-8 p.m., Syfy)
Pawn Stars (8-11 a.m., History)
Edge of Alaska (10 a.m.-3 p.m., Discovery Channel)
Judge Hatchett (10 a.m.-4 p.m., WeTV)
First Blood, Rambo II, Rambo II (11 a.m.-midnight, AMC)
NCIS: Los Angeles (Noon-6 p.m., Cloo) 
Star Trek: The Next Generation (Noon-6 a.m. Saturday, BBC America)
American Pickers (1-11 p.m., History)
Tanked (2-9 p.m., Animal Planet)
Gold Rush (3-10 p.m., Discovery Channel)
Mysteries (3 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturday, Travel Channel)


Christmas Under Wraps (8 p.m., Hallmark)
The Flight Before Christmas (8 p.m., CBS)
National Dog Show
 (8 p.m., NBC)
Punkin Chunkin: SuperChunk! (8 p.m., Discovery)
Santa Buddies (8 p.m., Disney)
The Story of Santa Claus (9 p.m., CBS)

House  (6 a.m.-6 a.m. Sunday, Cloo)
Manzo’d with Children (6-10 a.m., Bravo)
Scorned: Love Kills (6 a.m.-2 p.m., Investigation Discovery)
The Rifleman (7-11 a.m., AMC)
Pit Bulls & Parolees (9 a.m.-11 p.m., Animal Planet)
NCIS(11 a.m.-midnight, USA)
Fatal Vows (2-10 p.m., Investigation Discovery)
Vikings (3 p.m.-4 a.m. Sunday, History)
Fast N’ Loud (3-8 p.m., Discovery Channel)
Sleepless in Seattle(3:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Sunday, WeTV)


One Christmas Eve (8 p.m., ABC Family)
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (10 p.m., ABC Family)

NCIS (6 a.m.-6 a.m. Monday, Cloo)
Ax Men (7 a.m.-1 p.m., History)
Law & order: SVU (9 a.m.-11 p.m., USA)
Roseanne (10 a.m.-4 p.m., weTV)
Homicide Hunter(2-8 p.m., Investigation Discovery)
Man v. Food Nation (2-8 p.m., Travel Channel)
The Walking Dead (2-10 p.m., AMC)
The Real Housewives of Atlanta (3-11:30 p.m., Bravo)
Alaska: The Last Frontier (5-10-p.m., Discovery Channel)

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