New Year's Rockin' Eve, Movie Marathons, and a Whole Lotta College Football

Here's what we'll be watching over the holidays! Be sure to check your local listings for times and networks for all sporting events.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24

Star Wars marathon (Episodes IV-VI), 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., SPIKE
Sister, Sister marathon, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., BET
SpongeBob SquarePants marathon, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., NICK
It's A Wonderful Life, 8 p.m., NBC

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25

Criminal Minds marathon, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., A&E;
Scrubs marathon, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., COMEDY
Bones marathon, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., TNT
NBA Basketball: Cavaliers v. Lakers, Clippers v. Suns, Nuggets v. TrailBlazers

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26

NCIS marathon, 9 a.m. to 2 a.m., USA
Band of Brothers marathon, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., SPIKE
Good Times marathon, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., TVLand
Emerald Bowl: Boston College v. Southern California

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27

Law and Order: SVU marathon, 9 a.m. to 5 a.m., USA
The Real Housewives of New York City marathon, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., BRAVO
The Little Rascals, 12 p.m., ABC family
The Sound of Music, 7 p.m., ABC
Brothers, 7 p.m. & Season 1 finale 7:30 p.m., FOX
NFL Football: Cowboys v. Redskins

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28

Family Matters marathon, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., BET
Inside the Actors Studio marathon, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., BRAVO
Community mini-marathon, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., NBC
Intervention, 9 p.m., A&E;
Hoarders, 10 p.m., A&E;
Men of a Certain Age, 10 p.m., TNT
Independence Bowl: Texas A&M; v. Georgia

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29

Parks and Recreation mini-marathon, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., NBC
Scrubs, 9 p.m., ABC
Kennedy Center Honors, 9 p.m., CBS
Better Off Ted, 9:30 p.m., ABC

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30

Dog the Bounty Hunter marathon, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., A&E;
The Office mini-marathon, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., NBC
Eastwick, 10 p.m., ABC
Steven Seagal: Lawman, 10 p.m., A&E;
Holiday Bowl: Arizona v. Nebraska
Humanitarian Bowl: Bowling Green v. Idaho
College basketball: Connecticut v. Cincinnati, Albany v. North Carolina, Baylor v. Arkansas, South Carolina v. Boston College

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31

30 Rock mini-marathon, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., NBC
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, 10 p.m., ABC
New Year's Eve with Carson Daly, 10 p.m., NBC
Sun Bowl: Oklahoma v. Stanford
Armed Forces Bowl: Air Force v. Houston
Texas Bowl: Missouri v. Navy
Chick-Fil-A Bowl: Tennessee v. Virginia Tech
College basketball: Ohio State v. Wisconsin, Tennessee v. Memphis, Penn State v. Duke, Oklahoma v. Gonzaga, St. Johns v. Georgetown, Richmond v. Wake Forest
NBA Basketball: 76ers v. Clippers

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

Rocky marathon, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., ENC
The Matrix marathon, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., AMC
Brian Boitano's Skating Spectacular, 1 p.m., NBC
Better Off Ted, 8:30 & 9:30 p.m., ABC
Scrubs, 9 p.m., ABC
Star Wars: The Clone Wars, 9 & 9:30 p.m., CARTOON
The Soup, 10 p.m., E!
Rose Bowl: Ohio State v. Oregon
Capital One Bowl: LSU v. Penn State
Gator Bowl: Florida State v. West Virginia
Outback Bowl: Northwestern v. Auburn
Sugar Bowl: Cincinnati v. Florida
College basketball: West Virginia v. Purdue

SATURDAY, JANUARY 2

Cotton Bowl: Mississippi v. Oklahoma State
International Bowl: Northern Illinois v. South Florida
Liberty Bowl: Arkansas v. East Carolina
Alamo Bowl: Michigan State v. Texas Tech
PapaJohns.com Bowl: Connecticut v. South Carolina
College basketball: Notre Dame v. Connecticut, Oklahoma State v. Rhode Island, Kansas v. Temple, Seton Hall v. Virginia Tech, Villanova v. Marquette, Louisville v. Kentucky

SUNDAY, JANUARY 3

Desperate Housewives, 9 p.m., ABC (the aftermath of the plane crash!)
Family Guy, 9 p.m., FOX (Peter gets amnesia and forgets how to have sex!)
Brothers and Sisters, 10 p.m., ABC (an episode directed by Chad Lowe!)

Plus:
Sunday Night Football, 5:15 p.m., NBC
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, 8 p.m., ABC
The Simpsons, 8 p.m., FOX
The Cleveland Show, 8:30 p.m., FOX
American Dad!, 9:30 p.m., FOX

What are you watching over the holidays?

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Dec 31, 2009
FOOTBALL!!!!! WOOOOO!!!! GO VT!!!!!
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Dec 27, 2009
no House marathon? somethings wrong here...
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Dec 27, 2009
Seems like they forgot to add the classics being played. The Honeymooners marathon, and the Three Stooges on AMC. That and College Football, why do I need to go out?
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Dec 27, 2009
Saw the Star Wars marathon, haven't seen the original movies in such a long time. Now if only their were a Lord of the Rings or Battlestar Galactica marathon.
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Dec 27, 2009
Football for me.
If only they'd bring back 227 on TV.
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Dec 26, 2009
No love for North Carolina v. Pitt on Sat? And seriously, who's going to watch the Clippers-Sixers game, just awful stuff.
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Dec 25, 2009
Aw, man...I have to be at work at 5 AM New Year's Day. I'm gonna miss the one day a year they pull Dick Clark out of the freezer.
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Dec 25, 2009
No Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic for tomorrow? Sheesh!
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Dec 24, 2009
Basketball and College Football
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Dec 24, 2009
OMG u forgot about jersey shore on christmas EVE, yay they get into another fight.
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Dec 24, 2009
The Bones and NCIS marathons!!!!!!!!!
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