2014 Memorial Day weekend: 68 TV marathons and specials

2014-memorial-day-weekend-marathons.jpgIf you don't have plans this weekend, settle in. If you do have plans, get your DVRs ready. From auto racing to golf to getting caught up on "Falling Skies," "Orphan Black" or "Turn," here are all the marathons, movies and specials for Memorial Day weekend 2014.


Friday, May 23

Comedy Central: "South Park" marathon, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next day

CLOO: "NCIS" Season 2 marathon, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

E!: "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" Season 8 marathon, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Food: "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" marathon, 2 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

History: "Modern Marvels" marathon, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

NBC: "Hannibal" Season 2 finale, 10 p.m.

Oxygen: "America's Next Top Model" Cycle 16 marathon, 8 a.m. to

Pivot: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Season 1 and 2 marathon, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Syfy: Monster movie marathon ("Supergator," "Bats: Human Harvest," "Beyond Loch Ness," "Dinocroc vs. Supergator," "Mega Piranha," "Piranha") 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., followed by a new WWE Friday Night SmackDown! at 8 p.m. and new "Continuum" at 10 p.m.

TLC: "Say Yes to the Dress" and "I Found the Gown" marathons, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

USA: "Law & Order: SVU" Season 4 marathon, noon to 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 24

A&E: "Criminal Minds" Season 5 marathon, 4 p.m. to

ABC: NASCAR Nationwide Series: History 300, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

AMC: Military movie marathon ("Von Ryan's Express," "Sands of Iwo Jima," "Hell is for Heroes," "The Longest Day," "The Green Berets," "Heartbreak Ridge," "The Green Berets," "The Dirty Dozen") 6 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next day

BET: "Being Mary Jane" Season 1 marathon, noon to 10 p.m.

Bravo: "Million Dollar Listing" Season 3 marathon, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

CBS: PGA golf Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial third round, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

CLOO: "NCIS" Season 4 marathon, 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

Comedy Central: "South Park" marathon, 2:50 p.m. 1 a.m. the next day

DIY: "The Vanilla Ice Project" marathon, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., followed by a new episode at 10 p.m. and the premiere of "Amish Renogades" at 10:30 p.m. Marathon resumes at 11 p.m. until 4 a.m.

E!: "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" Season 9 marathon, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Esquire: "Lucky Bastards" Season 1 marathon, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

History: "WWII in HD" marathon, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

LMN: Secret movie marathon ("Secrets of Eden," "My Nanny's Secret," "My Mother's Secret," "Secrets from Her Past," "House of Secrets"), 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NBC: NHL conference final, team TBA, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Starz: "Da Vinci's Demons" Season 2 marathon, 8 p.m. to midnight

TCM: Military movie marathon ("A Guy Named Joe," "Hell to Eternity," "The Steel Helmet," "Objective, Burma!", "The Hill," "The Dirty Dozen," "Where Eagles Dare" ) 9 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. the next day

USA: "Law & Order: SVU" marathon, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Sunday, May 25


A&E: "Storage Wars" franchise marathon, 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

ABC: 2014 Indianapolis 500, noon to 3:30 p.m.

AMC: "Turn" marathon, 1:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., followed by a new episode at 9 p.m.; "Mad Men" new episode at 10 p.m.

BBC America: "Orphan Black" Season 2 marathon, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cloo: "House" marathon, 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

ESPN: 2014 French Open first round, 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.

FOX: NASCAR Spring Cup: Coca-Cola 600, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

History: "The Men Who Built America" marathon, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., "Pawn Stars" from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

NBC: Formula One Racing Monaco Grand Prix live, 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.; 2014 French Open Tennis First Round, noon to 3 p.m.; "American Dream Builders" finale, 7 p.m.

PBS: National Memorial Day Concert live, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

TCM: Military movie marathon ("Kelly's Heroes," "Men of the Fighting Lady," "The Horizontal Lieutenant," "Imitation General," "See Here, Private Hargrove," "What Next, Corporal," "Mister Roberts," "Ensign Pulver," "Pillow to Post," "The Password is Courage," "No Time for Sergeants," "Onionhead," "The Better 'Ole") 1:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. the next day

TLC: "Say Yes to the Dress" Marathon, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

USA: "NCIS" marathon, 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

VH1: "Hit the Floor" Season 1 marathon, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday, May 26

A&E: "Criminal Minds" marathon, 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

ABC: New "Bachelorette" episode, 8 p.m.

AMC: Military movie marathon ("The Longest Day," "Windtalkers,"  "We Were Soldier,"  "Pearl Harbor") 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

BET: "The Game" marathon, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bravo: "I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding" and "Tamra's O.C. Wedding" marathon, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

CMT: "Party Down South" Season 1 marathon, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Comedy Central: "Tosh.0" marathon, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Discovery: "Fast N' Loud" marathon, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

E!: "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" marathon, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ESPN2: 2014 French Open Tennis First Round, 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Esquire: "American Ninja Warrior" marathon, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

FOX: "MasterChef" premiere, 8 p.m., new "24: Live Another Day" episode, 9 p.m.

History: "Pawn Stars" marathon, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

IFC: "Malcolm in the Middle" Season 3 marathon, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

MTV: "Ridiculousness" marathon, 4 a.m. to noon

NatGeo: "Inside War" specials, 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. the next day

NBC: "American Ninja Warrior" premiere, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

OWN: "The Haves and the Have Nots" marathon, 1 p.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

Oxygen: "Preachers of L.A." marathon, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Syfy: "Defiance" Season 1 marathon, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

TCM: Military movie marathon ("The Dawn Patrol," "The Red Badge of Courage," "Sergeant York," "Friendly Persuasion," "The White Cliffs of Dover," "The Young Lions," "The Fighting Sullivans," "Twelve O'Clock High," "The Best Years of Our Lives," "Pride of the marines") 4 a.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

TLC: "19 Kids and Counting" marathon, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

TNT: "Falling Skies" Season 3 marathon, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

TV Land: "Walker, Texas Ranger" marathon, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

USA: "NCIS: Los Angeles" Season 1 marathon, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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