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Idiot box: Stuff yourself on Thanksgiving TV marathons

This Thanksgiving, if you're thankful for TV marathons, then you're in luck. Here's a look at the shows you'll find on repeat for four hours or more this holiday weekend:

A&E: "The First 48," 3 p.m. today to 4 a.m. Friday; "Storage Wars Texas," 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday; "Duck Dynasty," 3 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday; real estate shows ("Flipping Boston/Miami/Vegas"), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; "Parking Wars," 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; "Storage Wars," 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday.

Animal Planet: "Finding Bigfoot: Further Evidence," 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today; "The Haunted," 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; "Infested," 2 to 7 p.m. Friday; "Too Cute," 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

BBC America: "Star Trek: The Next Generation," noon today to 6 a.m. Friday; "Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S.," 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; "Kitchen Nightmares," 5 p.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday.

BET: "Moesha," 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; "The Parkers," 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; "The Steve Harvey Show," 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bravo: "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles," 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; "The Millionaire Matchmaker," noon to 2:30 a.m. Friday; "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday; "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Cartoon Network: "The Looney Tunes Show," 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today.

CMT: "Roseanne," 2 to 6 p.m. today.

Discovery: "Alaska: The Final Frontier," 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today; "Gold Rush," 1 to 10 p.m. Friday; "Jungle Gold," 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday (season to date).

Disney XD: "Pair of Kings," 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.

History: "Hatfields & McCoys," 6 p.m. to midnight today; "Counting Cars," 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; "The Men Who Built America," noon to 8 p.m. Saturday.

MTV: "Awkward," 4 to 10 p.m. Friday.

National Geographic: "Wicked Tuna," 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; "Doomsday Preppers Bugged Out," 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday; "Locked Up Abroad," noon to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Nickelodeon: "SpongeBob SquarePants," 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

OWN: "Main Street Mysteries," 2 to 8 p.m. today; "Hardcover Mysteries," 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; "Oprah's Next Chapter," 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday.

Oxygen: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. today; "America's Next Top Model," 8 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. Friday; "Snapped," noon to 11 p.m. Sunday.

Spike: "Ink Master," noon to 8 p.m. today.

TBS: "Friends," 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.

TLC: "Breaking Amish," 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today; "Four Weddings," 7 a.m. to noon, Friday; "Say Yes to the Dress," noon to 4 p.m. Friday; "Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids," 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; "Undercover Boss," 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday; "Extreme Couponing," 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

TNT: "Castle," 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. today.

Travel: "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America," 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; "101 Chow Countdown," 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

TV Land: "Happily Divorced," 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday; "Hot in Cleveland," 3 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

USA: "NCIS," 6 a.m. today to 6 a.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday; "Law & Order: SVU," noon to 2 a.m. Saturday.

VH1: "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle," 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today; "Behind the Music," 2 to 10 p.m. Friday; "Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy," 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.


Series premieres: "Along for the Bride," 10 p.m. today, TLC (brides and their bridesmaids); "Killer Karaoke," 9 p.m. Friday, Tru TV (contestants sing while doing awful challenges); "Marvin, Marvin," 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nickelodeon (a teen alien is adopted by humans).

Season premieres: "Cake Boss," 10:30 p.m. Monday, TLC; "The Hour," 9 p.m. Wednesday, BBC America; "Hot in Cleveland," 10 p.m., and "Happily Divorced," 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, TV Land.

Returning: "Made in Jersey," 8 p.m. Saturday, CBS (for at least the next two weeks); "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," 8 p.m. Monday, ABC (four weeks of holiday specials); "Rizzoli & Isles," 9 p.m. Tuesday, TNT.

Series finale: "iCarly," 8 p.m. Friday, Nickelodeon.

Season finales: "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars," 9 p.m. Tuesday; "Flipping Out," 9 p.m. Tuesday, Bravo; "Life After Top Chef," 9 p.m. Wednesday, Bravo.

Midseason finale: "Revolution," 10 p.m. Monday, NBC (doesn't return until March).

Specials: "National Dog Show," noon today, NBC; "Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown," 8 p.m. Friday, Fox; "Person to Person," 10 p.m. Friday, CBS (interviews with Drew Brees, Alicia Keys, Sean Penn and Gabby Douglas); "Downtown Abbey Revisited," 8 p.m. Sunday, PBS (recap of first two seasons and preview of third; hosted by Angela Lansbury); "Forgotten but not Gone: Kids, HIV and AIDS," 8 p.m. Monday, Nickelodeon ("Nick News" special).

Music specials: "Bad25," 9:30 p.m. today, ABC (Spike Lee's song-by-song tribute to Michael Jackson's seminal album); "CMT Crossroads," 11 p.m. Friday, CMT (Randy Travis and The Avett Brothers); "2012 Soul Train Awards," 8 p.m. Sunday (pre-show at 7).

Thanksgiving specials: "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade," 9 a.m. today, NBC and CBS; "Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," 8 p.m. today, ABC.

Network Christmas specials: "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer," 8 p.m., and "The Happy Elf," 9 p.m. Friday, CW; "Frosty the Snowman," 8 p.m., "Frosty Returns," 8:30 p.m., "Hoops & Yoyo Ruin Christmas," 9 p.m. and "It's a SpongeBob Christmas," 9:30 p.m. Friday, CBS; "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," 8 p.m., and "Shrek the Halls," 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, ABC; "Charlie Brown Christmas," 8 p.m. Wednesday, ABC; "Christmas in Rockefeller Center," 8 p.m. and "SNL Christmas," 9 p.m. Wednesday, NBC.

TV movies: "The March Sisters at Christmas," 8 p.m. Saturday, Lifetime (contemporary adaptation of "Little Women"); "Liz & Dick," 9 p.m. Sunday, Lifetime (Lindsay Lohan stars as Elizabeth Taylor). Reach Amy Robinson at


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