Thanksgiving is tomorrow, which means you’re going to be spending a lot of time with your family and honestly, probably in front of the T.V. Television networks love times like these and pull out all the stops when it comes to entertaining viewers before their Thanksgiving feast.
Of course, NFL games will be on and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, but there are other options out there to keep your family and you entertained throughout the day. Popular television series and film franchises will be gracing our screens to help count down the minutes until the turkey is ready.
Here is a list of some of the best shows or movies to binge tomorrow.
Harry Potter (USA Network)
Some people are big fans of the Harry Potter franchise, and these movies always make an appearance during the holidays. On Thanksgiving, the USA Network will place all the film, starting with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The movies will air over three days, ending with Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows, Part 2 on Saturday.
Holiday Episodes from Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, and Everybody Loves Raymond (TBS)
TBS will be airing a marathon of comedy shows featuring their holiday specials, including favorites like Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, and Everybody Loves Raymond. The network will also air episodes of Friends and back-to-back airings of The Wizard of Oz.
Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (Freeform)
Thursday evening after your tummies are full and you want to watch some television is the perfect time to turn on Freeform and watch the Home Alone series. This is a great movie to get you in the holiday mood, and Freeform will be airing them back-to-back on Thursday evening.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (AMC)
The various versions of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be airing on AMC throughout Thursday. The Johnny Depp version will place twice on Thanksgiving, but fans of the original will also get their chance to watch the movie again. After that, AMC will play six episodes of The Great Christmas Light Fight.
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration (ABC)
Nothing quite screams that holidays like the light-up castle from Disneyland. This two-hour special will feature music from a variety of famous artists. The show will also show some upcoming attractions at Disney Hollywood Studio, Disneyland, and Disney California Adventure.
Homeland (Showtime 2)
If you need a little more action in your life, Showtime 2 has you covered This spy thriller is on its eighth and final season, set to premiere in February, and Showtime is giving you more than enough time to catch up. The series will air during Showtime’s two 12-hour Thanksgiving marathon, so get your binge-watching pants ready.
With all these amazing shows and movies playing on Thanksgiving you don’t have to worry about being bored while waiting for your food to be ready.