2011 Fourth of July marathons, movies and specials

fourth-of-july-marathons.jpgIt's time to celebrate the nation's independence. If you aren't boating, picnicking, enjoying fireworks or what have you, Zap2it has you covered for all the marathons, movies and specials you can settle in for instead. Or set your DVR - all of "Harper's Island" is showing on Chiller!

Here is all the programming for this holiday weekend. All times Eastern. Check your local listings for channel numbers.

Friday, July 1

BBC America: "Star Trek: The Next Generation" marathon, 8 a.m. to midnight

HGTV: "House Hunters" marathon, 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

NBC: Wimbledon, Men's Semifinals, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., new "Friday Night Lights," 8 p.m.

SCI: "How It's Made" marathon, 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

Syfy: "Warehouse 13" marathon, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

USA: "House" marathon, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

VH1: "Mob Wives," "Basketball Wives" marathon 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Saturday, July 2


A&E: "The First 48" marathon, 1 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

AMC: "The Rifleman" marathon, 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.

ABC Family: Family movie marathon, 8 a.m. to midnight ("Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," "Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls," "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "Hook," "The School of Rock," "Beetlejuice")

BBC America: "Star Trek: The Next Generation" marathon, midnight to  7 a.m., "Battlestar Galactica" marathon, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bravo: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" marathon, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Chiller: "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" marathon, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Discovery: "Swamp Loggers" marathon 9 a.m. to midnight

E!: "The Voice" marathon, noon to 8 p.m.

G4: "American Ninja Warrior" marathon, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

History: "Ax Men" marathon, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., "How the States Got Their Shapes" marathon, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

MSNBC: "Lockup" marathon, noon to midnight

MTV: "Teen Mom" marathon, 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

NBC: Wimbledon, Women's Final, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2011 Tour de France, Stage 1, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Oxygen: "Snapped" marathon, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

SCI: "Factory Made" marathon, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., "Ingenious Minds" marathon, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., "Oddities" marathon," 7 p.m. to midnight

Sleuth: James Bond movie marathon, 6 a.m. to midnight ("Tomorrow Never Dies," "Moonraker," "Diamonds Are Forever," "Octopussy," "Tomorrow Never Dies," "Live and Let Die," "Die Another Day")

Spike TV: "UFC Unleashed" marathon, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Syfy: "Eureka," 11 p.m. the day before 6 a.m., scary movie marathon, 10 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next day ("The Cursed," "The Prophecy," "Children of the Corn," "The Cave," "The Devil's Advocate," "The Hills Have Eyes," "Wes Craven Presents: They," "See No Evil," "Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers")

TLC: "Spouse vs. House" marathon, 9 a.m. to noon, "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" marathon, noon to 7 p.m., "Hoarding: Buried Alive" marathon, 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

Travel: "Man vs. Food" marathon, 9 a.m. to noon, "All-American Festivals" marathon, noon to 4 p.m., "Ghost Adventures" marathon 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

USA: "NCIS" marathon, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

VH1: "Mob Wives" marathon, 2 p.m. to midnight


Sunday, July 3

ABC Family: Family movie marathon, 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. ("Back to the Future," "Back to the Future II," "Back to the Future III," "The School of Rock," "Beetlejuice," "Dodgeball," "Meet the Parents")

BIO: "I Survived" marathon, 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Bravo: "Flipping Out" marathon 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 P.M., "Real Housewives" marathon, 4:30 p.m. to midnight

Chiller: "Unexplained Mysteries" marathon, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Discovery: "Deadliest Catch" marathon, 10 a.m. to 3 a.m.

E!: "The Voice" marathon, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hallmark: "I Love Lucy" marathon, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. the next day

HBO: New "True Blood" episode, 9 p.m.

History: "Pawn Stars" marathon, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., "Ice Road Truckers" marathon 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

MSNBC: "Lockup" marathon, midnight to 7 a.m., "Caught on Camera" marathon noon to 9 p.m.

MTV: "Teen Mom" marathon, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., "True Life" marathon, 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

NBC: Wimbledon, Men's Final, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tour de France Stage 2, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Oxygen: "America's Next Top Model" Cycle 6 marathon, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

SCI: "Survivorman" marathon, noon to 7 p.m., "How It's Made" marathon 7 p.m. to midnight

Sleuth: James Bond movie marathon, midnight to midnight ("The Man With the Golden Gun," "Never Say Never Again," "On Her Majesty's Secret Service," "The Spy Who Loved Me," "A View to a Kill," "The Man With the Golden Gun," "Die Another Day," "Casino Royale")

Syfy: "The Twilight Zone" marathon, 9 a.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

TLC: "Say Yes to the Dress" marathon, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 48 Hours" marathon, 2 p.m. to 3 a.m.

TNT: New "Leverage" and "Falling Skies," 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

TRU TV: "World's Dumbest" marathon, noon to 7 p.m., "Cops" 7 p.m. to midnight

USA: "Law & Order: SVU" marathon, 2 p.m. to midnight

Versus: 2011 Tour de France Stage 2 live, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Monday, July 4

A&E: "Hoarders" marathon, 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. the next day

ABC Family: "Switched at Birth" marathon, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., new episode at 9 p.m.

AMC: "Rocky" movie marathon, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next day ("Rocky IV," "Rocky V," "Rocky," "Rocky II," "Rocky III," "Rocky IV," "Rocky V," "Rocky")

BIO: "American Gangster" marathon, 10 a.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

Bravo: "Real Housewives" marathon, 10 a.m. to midnight

CBS: Boston Pops Fireworks special, 10 p.m.

Chiller: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" marathon, midnight to 6 a.m., "Harper's Island" marathon, 11 a.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

Discovery: "American Chopper" marathon, 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

Food Network: "Paula's Home"/"Paula's Best" marathon, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

G4: "Cheaters" marathon, 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

HBO: "John Adams" miniseries, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., "Independence Day," 5:30 p.m.

HGTV: "Cash and Cari" marathon, 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

History: "How the States Got Their Shapes" marathon, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

ID: "I (Almost) Got Away With It" marathon, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. "Behind Mansion Walls" marathon, 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

NBC: Macy's 4th of July Fireworks special, 9 p.m.

Oxygen: "Roseanne" marathon, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., "Snapped" marathon, 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

PBS: "A Capitol Fourth 2011," 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., rebroadcast directly after

Reelz: Patriotic movie marathon, 10:30 a.m. to ("Taps," "Home of the Brave," "Out for Justice," "Heartbreak Ridge," "In the Line of Fire," "Home of the Brave")

Sleuth: James Bond movie marathon, midnight to 6 a.m. the next day ("License to Kill," "A View to a Kill," "For Your Eyes Only," "License to Kill," "Thunderball," "Dr. No," "Casino Royale," "Goldfinger," "Golden Eye," "Dr. No," "The Living Daylights")

SCI: "Firefly" marathon, 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. the next day

Showtime: New "Weeds" and "The Big C" episodes, 10 p.m.

Speed: "American Trucker" marathon, noon to midnight

Style: "Project Runway" marathon, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Syfy: "The Twilight Zone" marathon, 8 a.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

TCM: Revolutionary War movie marathon, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. ("The Flag," "The Devil's Disciple," "The Howards of Virginia," "John Paul Jones," "The Scarlet Coat," "1776," "America, America," "Yankee Doodle Dandy")

TLC: "Cake Boss" marathon, 6 a.m. to midnight

TNT: "Law & Order" marathon, noon to 10 p.m.

TRU TV: "Police POV" marathon, noon to 7 p.m. "Hardcore Pawn" marathon, 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

TVLand
: "Bewitched" marathon, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

USA: "Royal Pains" marathon, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Versus: 2011 Tour de France Stage 3 live, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


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