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TV Junkie: TV As Thanksgiving Coping Mechanism

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Hang with Rod today during "The Twilight Zone" marathon starting at Noon on The CW


Hang with Rod today during "The Twilight Zone" marathon starting at Noon on The CW
If you are either cooking the Thanksgiving feast or are fortunate enough to be sitting around, waiting for it to be cooked, you might want to have some television accompaniment other than the endless cavalcade of football games, college and otherwise.Starting first thing in the morning is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as well as several all-day movie and TV show marathons (see below). Unfortunately, there weren't any movies in all of tomorrow's schedule that really jumped out at us. Please note that for late night, there will be new shows for "The George Lopez Show" as well as Conan and Fallon.
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As you pick over the turducken bones, you might want to ruminate over Lou Dobbs' desire to be the freshman Senator of New Jersey.
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Have a great Thanksgiving!

8:00am James Bond Marathon Syfy - All the classics

9:00am Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade NBC - New York's 83rd annual event features floats and marching bands; Andrea Bocelli, Boys Like Girls, Alan Cumming, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots, Gloria Gaynor and Carly Simon are scheduled to appear; Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira and Al Roker host.

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9:00am Cake Boss Marathon TLC - Cakes cakes cakes cakes, all frickin' day

9:00am Mythbusters Marathon Discovery -Watch the boys and gang disprove almost everything

9:00am Top Chef Marathon Bravo - Not that this doesn't put the pressure on you

9:00am Brady Bunch Marathon TV Land - Familiarity breeds contempt

9:30am Band of Brothers Marathon Spike - The complete series, back to back episodes

9:45am Sleeper IFC - (1973) Deep-frozen for 200 years, a health-food store owner (Woody Allen) wakes up in a no-sex police state and hides as a robot

12:00pm The National Dog Show NBC - More than 3,000 canines vie to be Best in Show at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia annual event.

12:00pm Twilight Zone Marathon The CW - Eat your turkey the way Rod talks, put it in the side of your mouth

8:00pm Survivor: Samoa CBS - A castaway reveals a guarded secret; the tribe suffers at the hands of Russell in the aftermath of the merge.

9:00pm NBC's People of the Year NBC - Some of the year's newsmakers discuss how fame has changed their lives; Taylor Swift, Nadya Suleman, Susan Boyle, Kobe Bryant, Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, etc.

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11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Actor Taylor Lautner; actress Kristin Cavallari; performance by LMFAO

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman; actor Donald Faison; Bon Jovi performs [watch our 47min video of Jon Bon Jovi performing acoustic]

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Robin Williams; actress Rashida Jones.