1 Updates
What to Watch: Your Guide to 30 Fourth of July Weekend Marathons and Specials!
Photo Credit: TV Line

What to Watch: Your Guide to 30 Fourth of July Weekend Marathons and Specials!

Jul 3 2013, 3:40pm CDT | by

If you need to escape the sun, your third cheeseburger or embarrassing childhood stories this Fourth of July weekend, TVLine has you covered. We’ve gathered the best of the holiday weekend’s...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

What to Watch: Your Guide to 30 Fourth of July Weekend Marathons and Specials!

Jul 3 2013, 3:40pm CDT | by

If you need to escape the sun, your third cheeseburger or embarrassing childhood stories this Fourth of July weekend, TVLine has you covered. We’ve gathered the best of the holiday weekend’s marathons and specials, including old-school classics (Beverly Hills, 90210), catch-ups on current faves and some guilty pleasures (Pregnant & Dating, anyone?) Enjoy!

THURSDAY, JULY 4
6 am – 1:30 pm Cake Boss (TLC) | Buddy Valastro’s masterpieces include cakes inspired by the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore and Radio City Music Hall./>

6 am – 12 am Lifetime Movie Network’s “Perfect” Marathon (LMN) | A two-day marathon of “flawless” movie titles (continuing Friday at 8am), including the premiere of “The Perfect Boyfriend” at 8 pm on Friday.

6 am – 4 am Friday NCIS (USA Network) | While you wait for the CBS drama’s Sept. 24 return, relive the best of Seasons 7, 8 and 9.

8 am – 6 am Friday Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America) | Get your Kling-on with this two-day marathon, continuing Friday from 8 am to 9 pm.

8 am – 6 am Friday The Twilight Zone (Syfy) | Get creeped out by your favorite episodes.

8:30 am – 4:30 pm I’m Having Their Baby (Oxygen) | Catch up with the young birth mothers struggling to give their children up for adoption.

9 am – 8 pm The First 48 (A&E) | Includes crime-scene investigations in Miami, Cincinnati and Memphis.

10 am – 7 pm Beverly Hills, 90210 (SOAPnet) | Class is back in session at West Beverly High School during this nostalgia trip.

11 am – 3 am Friday Gidget (Antenna) | Arguably Sally Field’s most captivating role, no?

11 am The Price Is Right (CBS) | Men and women of the armed forces, accompanied by family members, compete for cash and prizes.

1 – 8 pm The Walking Dead (AMC) | Need a little zombie in your life? Catch up with the first three seasons, starting with Season 1 at 1 pm Thursday. Season 2 arrives 1 pm Friday, while Season 3 runs Saturday (1 pm – 12:30 am Sunday) and Sunday (1 – 9 pm).

4 pm – 4 am Friday Pawn Stars (History) | Because nothing says “independence” like Chumlee practicing his battle moves in the storeroom.

6 pm – 6 am Friday Ridiculousness (MTV) | For those in need of a good laugh… at the expense of others’ embarrassing YouTube moments.

8 pm A Capitol Fourth (PBS)Dancing With the Stars‘ Tom Bergeron hosts a celebration of the nation’s independence. Barry Manilow, Idol champ Scotty McCreery, Darren Criss (Glee) and Megan Hilty (Smash) are among those scheduled to perform.

8 pm Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (NBC) | Actor/comedian Nick Cannon hosts the annual festivities, with performers including pop queen Mariah Carey and country crooners Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw.

FRIDAY, JULY 5
5 am – 5 pm Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman (Science) | Tackles your usual daily musings, such as  “How do aliens think?” and “What is nothing?”/>

6 am – 1 am Saturday Law & Order: SVU (USA Network) | Revel in your independence (and Mariska Hargitay’s Season 15 return) with a two-day marathon, which will continue on Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm.

6:30 am – 2:30 pm America’s Next Top Model (Oxygen) | Practice your runway walk along with the Cycle 11 contestants.

7 am – 2 am Saturday Untold Stories of the ER (Discovery Fit & Health) | Perhaps this should air before the entire country plays with fireworks…? Just a thought.

8 am – 5 pm Warehouse 13 (Syfy) | Revisit the second half of Season 4 before its finale airs on Monday. Plus, did you hear who’s stopping by in the final season?

9 am – 4 am Saturday Storage Wars (A&E) | Original episodes plus installments from Texas and New York.

11 am – 4 pm Pregnant & Dating (WEtv) | For those who want to see some real fireworks.

2 – 8 pm I Found the Gown (TLC) | Because Say Yes to the Dress is so last season.

6:30 – 10 pm Life’s Too Short (HBO Signature) | Season 1 of the Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant mockumentary unspools anew, leading up to a new hour-long finale special on HBO at 10 pm.

9 pm – 12 am Magic City (Starz) | Rewatch the first three episodes of Season 2 before the show’s run resumes July 12.

10 pm King (Reelz) | Series premiere: Detective Jessica King (Amy Price-Francis, Life Unexpected) is the new lead investigator of Toronto’s Major Crimes Task Force, though her crime-solving methods aren’t always appreciated. In the premiere episode, King goes searching for a missing girl while balancing her new job.

SATURDAY, JULY 6
10 am – 4 pm Boy Meets World (MTV2) | Getting antsy for Girl Meets World? Six hours with Cory Matthews & Co. should tide you over./>

11 am – 4 pm Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC) | Memorable guest stars include actor/mountain man Zach Galifianakis (Bored to Death), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) and Jon Hamm (Mad Men).

2 – 8 pm Married… with Children (VH1 Classic) | A day of Al Bundy’s woes will make your family’s Fourth of July visit pale in comparison.

4 pm – 3 am Sunday Monk (ION) | When Monk’s OCD starts to rub off on you, it’s time to go to bed.

7 – 11 pm The Big Bang Theory (TBS) | Cap off the weekend with Leonard, Sheldon and (we hope) a few rounds of rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock.

9 pm Brooklyn DA (CBS) | Season finale: Prosecutors say a man who has been in prison for 23 years is innocent.

Which of the above is a must-see for you? Also, hit the comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.


Source: TV Line

/>
 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
Our sister site I4U News is giving away a brand new iPad Air or if you can wait an iPad Air 2. This is an $499 value.
 
 
Most Popular TV Series of 2014
Most Popular TV Series of 2014
The most popular TV series released in 2014 include such incredible shows as True Detective and Fargo.
 
 
True Blood Arrives in its Wacky, Sexy Final Season
True Blood Arrives in its Wacky, Sexy Final Season
The vampire series True Blood has arrived in its wacky final season. Director Stephen Moyer and his wife Anna Paquin, who played Sookie, also pose 'Nude' for the cover of Entertainment Weekly.
 
 
Game of Thrones: Maisie Williams Discusses Last-Minute Changes in Season 4 Finale
Game of Thrones: Maisie Williams Discusses Last-Minute Changes in Season 4 Finale
Maisie Williams, who plays Arya in The Game of Thrones recently discussed some last-minute changes in the popular series.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Software deciphers human behaviour on Twitter
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Researchers have developed a software that deciphers trends on social media by analysing event-based tweets and measures the context of tweets rather than just the quantity. The programme will...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
'Good' cholesterol can help treat pulmonary hypertension
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) For those suffering from pulmonary hypertension, a serious lung disease that narrows the small blood vessels in the lungs, here's some good news. A new study demonstrates that protein in "good"...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
App that can detect jaundice in newborns in a jiffy
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A team of US engineers including an Indian-origin researcher has developed a smartphone app that checks for jaundice in newborns and can deliver results to parents and pediatricians within...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
First human trafficking charges filed in New Zealand
Wellington, Aug 28 (IANS) Two men who allegedly helped 18 Indian nationals to deceive the authorities and enter New Zealand, appeared in court Thursday to face the country's first human trafficking charges. Police...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
The wave-like nature of skill learning
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Know why learning a new skill is easy for some while difficult for others? It depends on a fundamental constraint hidden in the brain. According to a promising study, there are constraints on...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Australia, China, Malaysia optimistic on locating MH370
Canberra, Aug 28 (IANS) Officials from Australia, China and Malaysia Thursday met in Canberra for updates on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and are "cautiously optimistic" that it will be found....
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Leverkusen reach UEFA Champions League group stage
Berlin, Aug 28 (IANS) Bayer Leverkusen cruised to a 4-0 victory over Copenhagen as Stefan Kiessling produced a brace in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League play-offs. The "Werkself" secured a Champions League...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Brazilian striker Romarinho nears Shakhtar move
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 28 (IANS) Brazil's Corinthians are reportedly poised to sell forward Romarinho to Ukranian club Shakhtar Donetsk for seven million euros. Negotiations are at an advanced stage as the Ukrainian club...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Bayern Munich complete Medhi Benatia move
Berlin, Aug 28 (IANS) Bayern Munich have completed the signing of AS Roma defender Medhi Benatia, the German football club confirmed in an official statement. Bayern Wednesday signed the Morocco international who...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
People ready to shun drinking for smartphones!
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) If you cannot think of a life beyond apps which have replaced evening strolls and the morning cup of tea, read this: People are even ready to give up drinking and chocolates for gadget time!...
Read more on Apple Balla