2011 Labor Day TV: MDA Telethon, marathons, sports and specials

labor-day-tv-2011.jpgLabor Day weekend is upon us and if you are not out enjoying the sunshine as we ease from summer into fall, Zap2it's got you covered for all the Labor Day weekend television programming. From "Buffy" to "Star Wars" marathons to the kick-off of college football, there is a little something for everyone.

All times Eastern, check your local listings for your times/channel numbers.

Friday, Sept. 2


A&E: "Criminal Minds" marathon, 5 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

BET: "College Hill" marathon, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bravo: "The Rachel Zoe Project" marathon, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

E!: "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" marathon, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

ESPN, ESPN 2: U.S. Open Tennis Third Round, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., Texas Christian at Baylor, college football, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Oxygen: "America's Next Top Model" Cycle 14 marathon, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

SCI: "Oddities" marathon, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Spike TV: "Gangland" marathon, 9 a.m. to midnight

Syfy: "Star Trek: The Next Generation" marathon, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

TCM: Movies about teachers, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. ("To Sir, With Love," "A Patch of Blue," "Up the Down Staircase," "Bright Road," "Blackboard Jungle," "The Corn is Green," "Goodbye Mr. Chips")

USA: "Law & Order: SVU" marathon, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., "NCIS" marathon 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Saturday, Sept. 3

A&E: "Hoarders" marathon, 3 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

ABC: College football, 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

AMC: "Lonesome Dove" marathon, 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

BBC America: "Battlestar Galactica" marathon, 11 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday

BET: "The Bernie Mac Show" marathon, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CBS: 2011 U.S. Open Tennis Third Round, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Chiller: "Fear Factor" marathon, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. the next day

CLOO: "The Unit" marathon, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., "Burn Notice" marathon, 1 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

E!: "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" marathon, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

ESPN, ESPN2: College Football, noon to midnight

Hallmark Channel: "Little House on the Prairie" marathon, 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

History: "America the Story of Us" marathon, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

NBC: Track and Field World Championships, College Football, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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

TLC: "Extreme Couponing" marathon 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

TRU TV: "Most Daring," "Most Shocking" marathon, noon to 9 p.m.

 
Sunday, Sept. 4

A&E: "Criminal Minds" marathon, 4 pm to 2 a.m. the next day

ABC: American LeMans Series: Baltimore Grand Prix, 4 p.m. to

AMC: A new episode of "Breaking Bad," 10 p.m.

BBC America: "Top Gear" marathon, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

BIO: "I survived" marathon, 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

Bravo: "Real Housewives of New Jersey" marathon, 8:30 a.m. to midnight

CBS: 2011 U.S. Open Tennis, 11 a.m. to 6 pm, MDA Labor Day Telethon featuring Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez and Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. the next day

CLOO: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" marathon, 6 a.m. to midnight

Discovery: "Dirty Jobs," "Mythbusters" marathon, noon to 6 p.m.

ESPN: College Football, noon to 6:30 p.m., NASCAR 7:30 p.m. to midnight

FX: "Two and a Half Men" marathon, noon to midnight

Hallmark: "The Waltons" marathon, 6 a.m. to midnight

HBO: A new episode of "True Blood," 9 p.m.

History: "How the States Got Their Shapes" marathon, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., "Pawn Stars" marathon, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Logo: "The A-List: New YOrk" marathon, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

MSNBC: "Caught on Camera" marathon, noon to 2 a.m.

NBC: PGA Deutsche Bank Championship golf, 3 p.m. to

Oxygen: "Snapped" marathon, noon to 2 a.m. the next day

Spike TV
: "Star Wars" episodes II, III, IV and V 12:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. the next day

TLC: "Say Yes to the Dress" marathon, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., "48 Hours: Hard Evidence" marathon, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., "9/11: Heroes on the 88th Floor" movie, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

VH1, VH1 Classic: "100 Most Shocking Music Moments," "40 Greatest One-Hit Wonders," "100 Greatest Artists of All Time," 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Monday, Sept. 5

A&E: "Criminal Minds" marathon, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., season finale of "The Glades" at 10 p.m.

ABC: New episode of "Bachelor Pad," 8 p.m.

ABC Family: "Secret Life of the American Teenager," 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., new episode of "Secret Life" at 8 p.m., new episode of "The Lying Game at 9 p.m.

BBC America: "Top Gear" marathon, 1 a.m. to 9 p.m., new episode at 9 p.m.

Bravo: "Real Housewives of Orange County" marathon, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., premiere of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" at 9 p.m.

CBS: 2011 U.S. Open Tennis Fourth Round, 11 a.m. to

Chiller: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" marathon, midnight to 8 p.m.

CLOO: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" marathon, midnight to 6 a.m., "Law & Order: SVU" marathon, 6 a.m. to 5 a.m. the next day

Discovery: "American Chopper" marathon, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., new episode of "American Chopper" at 9 p.m.

E!: "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" marathon, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., new episode at 10 p.m.

ESPN, ESPN2: College Footbal, 2011 U.S Open Tennis 7 p.m. to midnight

FOX: New episode of "Hell's Kitchen," 9 p.m.

FX: "How I Met Your Mother" marathon, noon to midnight

G4: "American Ninja Warrior" marathon, 11 a.m. to 5 a.m. the next day

GSN: "The Newlywed Game" marathon, 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Hallmark: "The Waltons" marathon, midnight to 6 p.m.

HGTV: "House Hunters" marathon, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., new episodes at 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

History: "American Pickers" marathon, 8 am to 9 p.m., new episode at 9 p.m., new episodes of "Pawn Stars" at 10 p.m.

HUB: "Family Game Night" marathon, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

ID: "Deadly Women" marathon, 6 a.m. to 5 a.m. the next day

Lifetime: "Dance Moms" marathon, 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

Logo: "RuPaul's Drag Race" marathon, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., "The A-List: New York" marathon, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

MTV: "Jersey Shore" marathon, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

NBC: PGA Deutsche Bank Championship golf, 2 p.m. to

OWN: "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes" marathon, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Oxygen: "The Bad Girls Club" marathon, 11 a.m. to midnight

SCI: "How It's Made" marathon, 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. the next day

Soap: "One Tree Hill" marathon, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Spike TV: "Star Wars" episodes II, III, IV, V and VI 9 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. the next day

Style: "Big Rich Text" 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., "Jerseylicious" marathon, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Sundance: "My So-Called Life" marathon, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

TCM: "Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood" marathon, 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

TLC: "The Lottery Changed My life" marathon, 6 a.m. 1 p.m., "Undercover Boss" marathon, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., new episode of "Undercover Boss" at 8 p.m., new episode of "Kate Plus 8" at 9 p.m.

TNT: "The Closer" Marathon, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Travel: "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" marathon, noon to 4 a.m. the next day

TRU TV: "World's Dumbest" marathon, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

USA: "NCIS" marathon," 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.


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