With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it's likely that you're going to be in need of something to cozy up to after gobbling down a healthy helping of your holiday dinner. As you prepare to snuggle up into your post-turkey food coma, an awesome Thanksgiving 2017 TV marathon could prove to be the after dinner treat that you never knew you needed.
Needless to say, there's absolutely nothing better than relaxing in front of the TV after a meal. Whether it be with family and friends or all alone, television marathons have become somewhat of a ritual for many who finally have a chance to indulge in some much needed time off. A long-held Thanksgiving tradition, TV-watching has evolved exponentially over the past decade. With the plethora of channels and streaming services now readily available at the touch of a button, it can sometimes feel nearly impossible to pinpoint exactly what to watch.
If you're feeling overwhelmed by the limitless options being offered, there no need to worry any longer, because this roundup is here to help. It doesn't matter if you're simply looking to do a Thanksgiving Day marathon or an entire holiday weekend of recapping shows from your youth, this list will help guide you in the right direction of shows you won't want to miss.
1. Gilmore Girls (Thursday, 6 a.m.-Sunday, 6 p.m. EST on UP)
Fans can certainly attest to the notion that there's no such thing as too much Gilmore Girls. That said, this Thanksgiving could be the perfect time to recap all of your favorite moments from the beloved series.
2. The Simpsons (Thursday, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. EST on FXX)
Even after 29 seasons on air, Simpsons marathons never seem to get old with fans of the animated series.
3. Friends (Thursday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. EST on TBS)
The perfect Friendsgiving treat, watching unforgettable seasons of Rachel, Ross, Monica, Phoebe, and Joey should be more than enough to keep you company for the holiday weekend.
4. Harry Potter (Saturday, 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. EST on Freeform)
Get a taste of magic by revisiting the five films from the Harry Potter series this holiday weekend.
5. The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. EST on Bravo)
Get ready to sip some after dinner tea because that's exactly what the Real Housewives of Atlanta will be serving up during their Thanksgiving weekend shade-athon.
6. House Hunters (Friday, 12-8 p.m. EST on HGTV)
If you're too full to go out on Black Friday, House Hunters is a great way to peruse pickings on the real estate market from the comfort of your living room.
7. The Godfather (Thursday, 9 a.m.-Friday, 6 a.m. EST on AMC)
If you think your household is full of drama, spending an evening watching the Corleones in the Godfather trilogy will totally change your perspective on family values.
8. Mom (Friday, 12-6 p.m. EST on FXX)
The hilarious candor of Allison Janney and Anna Faris as Bonnie and Christy Plunkett, respectively, will have you bursting with after dinner laughter.
9. The Karate Kid (Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. EST on AMC)
10. Say Yes to the Dress (Friday, 3 a.m.-1 p.m. EST on TLC)
If wedding shows are completely your type of hype, watching Say Yes To The Dress will be an absolute must for your TV holiday marathon-fest.
11. Roseanne (Saturday, 2 a.m.-4 p.m. EST on TVLand)
With a reboot currently in the works, now would the perfect opportunity to brush up on your knowledge of Roseanne and her bustling brood.
Catching up on a marathon of your favorite movie or television show has become a quintessential part of the holiday season. And what better time to indulge than after a Thanksgiving feast?