What to Watch This Thanksgiving: The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Michael Jackson: BAD25, and Glee


What to watch on Thursday, November 22...


9am, NBC
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Same as it ever was: Big balloons! High school marching bands! Morning news anchors saying dumb things as they struggle to fill airtime! A classic. (NBC will air an encore after the National Dog Show for late sleepers.)


12 noon, NBC
The National Dog Show
Arf! Bark! Woof! John O'Hurley and David Frei host.


Most of the day; NBC, CBS, and Fox
So Much Football
There are three match-ups today: The Detroit Lions vs. the Houston Texans on CBS, the Washington Redskins vs. the Dallas Cowboys on Fox, and the New England Patriots versus the New York Jets during on NBC. Check your local listings for times.


8pm, Fox
The X Factor
This not an accidental duplicate listing of the National Dog Show; Fox is keeping its regular schedule tonight even though it's a national holiday. As such, two more contestants will be eliminated during tonight's live episode of The X Factor. Maybe when they sing for their lives they'll peform Adam Sandler's "Thanksgiving Song"?


8pm, AMC
The Godfather
Depending on how much like spending time with your family, this mob classics might offer the perfect Thanksgiving dinner digestif.


8pm, Science
Punkin Chunkin 2012
This annual gourd-smashing extravaganza draws all manner of professional engineers and amateur inventors, all of whom are eager to propel pumpkins as far as possible using trebuchets, catapults, air cannons, and assorted other contraptions. The Mythbusters crew hosts.


9pm, Fox
Glee
Because nothing says "Thanksgiving" like a superhero-themed new episode of Glee! In "Dynamic Duets," the love triangle between Marley, Jake, and Ryder gets more intense, and the Warblers try to woo Blaine away from the New Directions. Also everyone picks a superhero alter ego as part of Finn's first glee club assignment, and judging from the promo photos, the costumes alone will make the episode worth tuning in for.


9:30pm, ABC
Michael Jackson: BAD25
This Spike Lee documentary chronicles the making of Michael Jackson's legendary 1987 album Bad and the music videos and world tour associated with it. It's full of archive footage and interviews with an astounding array of household names, from Grammy-winning producer Quincy Jones to Martin Scorsese to Justin Bieber. Watch it and be reminded that Jackson had an amazing music career before he became a tabloid topic.



WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING TODAY/TONIGHT?


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Happy thanksgiving.... Thnx for giving me nothing to watch! :(
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Watching Stargate the Movie tonight, one of my all time favorite. There isn't anything else on that is any good. So its movies on Dish.
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Holidays in America. Time to catch up on shows you still haven't check on your DVR... or watch some more football.
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Nothing. Glee sucks.
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Haha! Yes it does! Daria would be proud ... Actually, she probably wouldn't care. But you get my point.
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A show I watch is airing tonight!
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Macy's Parade: The Rockettes with big balloons. :)
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It looks like no one will be watching Glee! :P
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Happy Thanksgiving America!! But I'm sad :( No new episodes of Last Resort, TVD, BatB, Person of Interest, Grey's, Elementary or Scandal! Another night of terrible tv here in New Zealand...
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Please tell me Haven will still play tomorrow!!!
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Can't reply directly to you Fringe, but I blame America's screwed up Calendar lol...Honestly, who harvests in late November? Thanksgiving is in October. Always have to be different down South haha. (jk...I still love you guys/gals)
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Well, that sucks!! Haven is one of my favourite shows and it has never been played here at all. I look forward to my Saturdays when I get to download it and watch it!!!
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Sorry, zookpr!

There's no Haven, Fringe or Nikita on tomorrow. Thanksgiving has hijacked three straight days of TV. I blame the pilgrims.
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HELP ! cant watch tv .. my face stuffed with food .. *snooze*
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Trust me, you're not missing much.
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I won't be watching much TV today. My husband is watching the Lions game. I've watched 3 episodes of Boy Meets World so far, and plan to re-watch last night's ep of Law & Order: SVU.
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Happy thanksgiving Americans. But this is just a normal Thursday with no new TV for everyone else.
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Looks like I'll be playing FIFA all day.
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Happy Thanksgiving!!
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...and I'm going to watch my waistline expand.
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overabundance of food + Football games on all day = why I love this holiday the most. probably catch a bit of Bad25 as well.
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Texans Game and Bad25. Slow night.
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Also Punkin Chunkin with the Mythbusters.
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From the promos, tonight’s episode looks hilarious!
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Football and then more football.
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Lovely. The big tv dead zone started again.
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