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Thanksgiving is the time to relax and enjoy the good things in life. Delicious food and interesting TV specials make a great combination. Well, that’s exactly what is in store for you on TV this Thanksgiving long weekend! After you’ve indulged in all of your Thanksgiving treats, curl up in front of your TV and watch some of the specials airing this weekend.

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is celebrated to welcome the harvest season of the preceding year. Families this year will also gather around the dinner table to enjoy the spirit of togetherness and fun with a dinner to die for. It is the perfect time to switch on the TV, unwind and watch your favorite TV shows back to back. People are wondering about what to watch on Thanksgiving weekend. We have the complete schedule of Thanksgiving specials this weekend!

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This Thanksgiving weekend many of your favorite TV shows are going to be aired for your viewing pleasure. They are a judicious mix of new and old TV shows that you and your family will love. Here are the TV shows that are being broadcast this Thanksgiving weekend that you do not want to miss out on!

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Wednesday: November 23

Castle (Midnight-7 a.m., TNT)

Gilmore Girls (Midnight-3 a.m. Friday, UP)

NCIS (6 a.m.-11 p.m., USA)

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (6 a.m.-7 p.m., Bravo)

Toddlers & Tiaras (6 a.m.-1 a.m. Thursday, TLC)

The Hills (8 a.m.-9:30 p.m., MTV)

Law & Order (11 a.m.-1 a.m. Thursday, ION)

South Park (11:25 a.m.-11 p.m., Comedy Central)

Cooks Vs. Cons (2 p.m.-4 a.m. Thursday, Food Network)

Wife Swap (2 p.m.-4 a.m. Thursday, FYI)

Alaskan Bush People (3-10:01 p.m., Discovery)

Bones (3 p.m.-8 p.m., TNT)

Duck Dynasty (7 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, A&E)

Insane Pools (7 p.m.-midnight, Animal Planet)

Everybody Loves Raymond (8:30-11 p.m., TV Land)

Forensic Files (9 p.m.-6 a.m. Thursday, HLN)

Friends (11 p.m.-5 a.m. Thursday, Nickelodeon)

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Thursday: November 24

There will be a treat for viewers on Thanksgiving, as some of the best movies, documentaries, and TV shows will be airing on different channels. It is an awesome lineup of entertainment that you and your family will love!

Chrisley Knows Best (1 a.m-11 p.m., USA)

MythBusters (3:06 a.m.-3:06 a.m. Friday, Science)

Married… with Children (5-9 a.m., TBS)

Monsters Inside Me (6 a.m.-midnight, Animal Planet)

The Real Housewives of Orange County (6 a.m.-4 p.m., Bravo)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show marathon (6 a.m.-4:30 a.m. Friday, IFC)

Criminal Minds (7 a.m.-4 p.m., A&E)

The ’80s: The Decade That Made Us (9 a.m.-7 p.m., National Geographic)

Alaska: The Last Frontier (9 a.m.-midnight, Discovery)

The Andy Griffith Show (9 a.m.-8:30 p.m., TV Land)

OutDaughtered (9 a.m.-3 p.m., TLC)

Star Trek (9 a.m.-6 a.m. Friday, BBC America)

Forensic Files (10 a.m.-6 a.m. Friday, HLN)

Blue Bloods (11 a.m.-1 a.m. Friday, ION)

Friends (11 a.m.-4 p.m., TBS)

Jurassic Park franchise (11 a.m.-3 a.m. Friday, Spike)

Flip or Flop (Noon-10 p.m., HGTV)

The Simpsons (Noon-Dec. 6, FXX) — **all 600 episodes**

Back to the Future franchise (12:30-8 p.m., TNT)

Pawn Stars (1 p.m.-4 a.m., History)

The Big Bang Theory (4-8 p.m., TBS)

The First 48 (4 p.m.-10 p.m., A&E)

Long Lost Family (4 p.m.-12:01 a.m. Friday, TLC)

Law & Order (6 p.m.-3 a.m. Friday, Sundance)

Everybody Loves Raymond (8:30-11 p.m., TV Land)

The Godfather trilogy (10 p.m.-5:05 a.m. Friday, Cinemax)

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Friday: November 25

Since 1932, Black Friday has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the U.S., with most retailers opening very early and offering promotional sales. Though Black Friday is not an official holiday, it is a holiday in some states like California. If you want to avoid the Black Friday shoppers, curl up at home with these amazing specials instead!

Four Weddings (6 a.m.-noon, TLC)

Tanked (6 a.m.-midnight, Animal Planet)

Star Wars franchise (6:45 a.m.-11 p.m., TBS)

Nightwatch (7 a.m.-3 p.m., A&E)

Snapped (7 a.m.-11 p.m., Oxygen)

Ancient Aliens (8 a.m.-4 a.m. Saturday, History)

The ’90s: The Last Great Decade? (9 a.m. – 7 p.m., National Geographic Channel)

Star Trek (9 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Saturday, BBC America)

Criminal Minds (9 a.m.-11 p.m., A&E)

The Golden Girls (9 a.m.-5 p.m., TV Land)

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (11 a.m.-8 p.m., We)

Mike & Molly (11 a.m.-5 p.m., FX)

Say Yes to the Dress (Noon-5 p.m., TLC)

Tiny House Hunters (1-8 p.m., HGTV)

Gold Rush (2-10:01 p.m., Discovery)

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (3 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturday, Food Network)

Law & Order (3 p.m.-3 a.m. Saturday, Sundance)

The Golden Girls (4:55-10 p.m., Logo)

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Saturday: November 26

There are some fantastic TV shows, movies and Thanksgiving specials airing on Saturday, that you simply cannot afford to miss. So, unwind and relax while you binge watch these shows!

Roseanne (2 a.m.-4 p.m., TV Land)

Law & Order (3 a.m.-noon, TNT)

Seinfeld (6-10 a.m., TBS)

Flea Market Flip (7 a.m.-1 p.m., HGTV)

Pit Bulls and Parolees (7 a.m.-10:05 p.m., Animal Planet)

Lethal Weapon franchise (8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., IFC)

Four Weddings (9 a.m.-2 p.m., TLC)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9 a.m.-1 a.m. Sunday

Shrek franchise (10 a.m.-4 p.m., TBS)

The Golden Girls (10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Logo)

NCIS (11 a.m.-11 p.m., USA)

Fixer Upper (1-8 p.m., HGTV)

Storage Wars (1-5 p.m., A&E)

Untold Stories of the ER (2 p.m.-midnight, TLC)

Reba (4-8:30 p.m., TV Land)

Law & Order (5 p.m.-1 a.m. Sunday, We)

Street Outlaws (5 p.m.-midnight, Discovery)

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (6 p.m.-4 a.m. Sunday, Food Network)

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Sunday: November 27

Sunday is the last day of the Thanksgiving long weekend, and it’s your last chance to relax and watch as much TV as you want! You may not get this opportunity to sit back and enjoy a lazy Sunday for some time, so enjoy the specials while you can!

The New Adventures of Old Christine (2-7:48 a.m., TV Land)

Law & Order (4 a.m.-noon, TNT)

The Real Housewives of Atlanta (6 a.m.-9 p.m., Bravo)

The Golden Girls (7:48 a.m. – 4 p.m., TV Land)

NCIS: Los Angeles (8 a.m.-4 p.m., Esquire)

Snapped (8 a.m.-10 p.m., Oxygen)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9 a.m.-11 p.m., USA)

MythBusters (9 a.m.-3:06 a.m. Monday, Science)

Sister Wives (Noon-10:01 p.m., TLC)

Flip or Flop (1-8 p.m., HGTV)

Duck Dynasty (1-5 p.m., A&E)

Inside the American Mob (2-8 p.m., National Geographic)

Treehouse Masters (3 p.m.-midnight, Animal Planet)

Reba (4-8:30 p.m., TV Land)

Alaska: The Last Frontier (4-10:01 p.m., Discovery)

Pawn Stars (7 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Monday, History)

Don’t let go of this opportunity to unwind and binge watch your favorite shows this Thanksgiving. What better way to digest your Thanksgiving dinner than in front of your television, watching these shows?

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