Here are some of the special programs and holiday shows lined up for the upcoming weekend:
Saturday, November 25
- QVC is in full holiday mode, starting at midnight and going on... and on.
- HGTV continues showing its holiday fare - Gift Show 2006, Toy Fair 2006, Gift and Gear 2006, etc. - starting at midnight and running into the wee hours.
- CourtTV continues its Forensic Files marathon, again we're talking from midnight on.
- Top Chef's Thanksgiving episode will be shown again at 4 AM ET/PT on BRAVO.
- HSN has holiday shopping through to dawn and beyond.
- 12 Days of Christmas Eve (movie), USA network at 1 PM ET/PT
- The Cartoon Network has a solid block of holiday 'toons starting at noon (ET/PT)
- BRAVO has its Six Feet Under marathon starting at 1 PM ET/PT and running into the wee hours of Sunday.
- Cable SuperStation WGN is airing White Christmas (with Bing Crosby) at 3 PM ET/PT.
- Stealing Christmas (movie starring Tony Danza) - USA network at 3 PM ET/PT
- Emeril Live: Hilda's Holiday Classics at 8 PM ET/PT on the Food network.
- Italian Christmas at 9 PM ET/PT on the Food network.
- Holidays at Walt Disney World at 10 PM ET/PT on the Food network.
Sunday, November 26:
- Although not a holiday movie per se, TNT is showing Gone With the Wind at 10 AM ET/PT
- The USA network starts its Monk marathon at noon ET/PT. Holiday episodes are on the slate for the late evening hours.
- The Family network has Richie Rich's Christmas Wish on at 6 PM ET/PT
- I'll be watching The Amazing Race at the 8 PM ET/PT time slot, but also in that time slot is a new 7th Heaven episode called "Thanks and Giving" on CW.
- The Family network has Home Alone 3 on at 8 PM ET/PT.
- HGTV runs their holiday-themed shows once again in primetime.