Labor Day Viewing Guide: More Than 50 TV and Movie Marathons and Specials
You've worked hard and now is your time to forget your troubles and hit the beach, a barbeque or your couch and celebrate Labor Day and the unofficial end of summer.
If you’re planning to take option C and get some rest and relaxation in the comfort of your own home, then we here at Celebuzz suggest you keep your remote handy as there are more than 50 TV and movie marathons to keep you satisfied and refreshed all weekend.
With so many options, the question is what will you pick to watch?
Don't worry because there’s literally something for everyone.
If you’re Lauren Conrad fans like us, you can catch the ENTIRE series run of The Hills on MTV beginning Friday at 12:48 PM. and ending Sunday at 9 PM. The opportunity to see Lauren choose Jason over Paris and multiple Justin Bobby appearances as well as commentary by Audrina Patridge and Lo Bosworth! We are so in!
If The Hills isn’t your thing, there is a marathon of supernatural cult favorite Doctor Who on BBC America which concludes with the Season 7 premiere on Saturday and 24 hours of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on the Chiller network on Monday.
A movie buff? Spike TV has the original Star Wars as well as The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi on Saturday. And Starz has a “Back to School” movie marathon Monday.
Other highlights include a Neil Armstrong tribute special, One Giant Leap on Saturday at 8 PM on the Discovery Channel, the season finale of Breaking Bad and the premiere of Live! With Kelly on Monday. College Football begins this weekend as well.
For the full list, just keep reading:
Friday, Aug. 31
Dog the Bounty Hunter and Storage Wars (AMC 7 AM to 4 AM) Doctor Who (BBC America, 8 PM to 12 AM; includes Season 5 and the Christmas Special) Flipping Out (Bravo, 6 AM to 12 PM) Million Dollar Listing (Bravo 12 PM to 8 PM) The Outer Limits (Chiller, 6 AM to 5 PM) Modern Marvels (History, 8 AM to 7 PM) The Hills (12:48 PM to 12 AM) Roseanne (9:30 AM to 5 PM) James Caan movie marathon (TCM, 8 AM EST/5 AM PST to 6 AM EST/3 AM PST Saturday; includes Harry and Walter go to New York and Rollerball among others)
Saturday, Sept. 1
Doctor Who (BBC America 12 AM to 10 PM; includes “Best of” specials, Season 6 and the Season 7 Premiere at 9 PM) The Game (BET, 10 AM to 9 PM) One Giant Leap: A Neil Armstrong Tribute (Discovery, 8 PM) Swamp People (History, 8 AM to 8 PM) The Hills (MTV, 12 AM to 12 AM) America’s Next Top Model (Oxygen, 8 AM to 6 PM; includes Season 3) Star Wars movie Marathon (Spike, 1 PM to 11:30 PM; includes A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi) Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane (Style, 7 AM to 6 PM)
Sunday, Sept. 2
Longmire and Storage Wars (A&E, 11 AM to 3 AM Monday) Breaking Bad midseason finale (AMC, 10 PM) Real Housewives of New Jersey (Bravo, 9 AM to 12 AM) Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon (CBS, 8 PM to 11PM) Man vs. Wild and Survivorman (Discovery, 12 PM to 9 PM) Cops (G4, 10 AM to 7 PM) The Hills (MTV, 12 AM to 9 PM) Bar Rescue (Spike 11 AM to 3:30 AM Monday) Sex and the City (Style, 6 AM to 3 AM); includes episodes from Season 2) Hoarding: Buried Alive (TLC, 1 PM to 3 AM Monday) The Andy Griffith Show (TV Land, 11:30 AM to 5 PM) Law & Order: SVU (USA, 10 AM to 1 AM Monday)
Monday, Sept. 3
Storage Wars (A&E, 8 AM to 9 PM) Live! With Kelly premiere (check local listings) Switched at Birth (ABC Family, 7 AM to 9 PM Clint Eastwood movie marathon (AMC, 10 AM to 12 AM; includes A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly) Top Gear (BBC America, 8 AM to 5 AM Monday) Real Housewives of New York (Bravo, 7:30 AM to 10 PM) Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Chiller, 12 AM to 6 AM; includes Season 3 episodes) Reba (CMT, 12 PM to 8 PM) Chopped (Food, 10 AM to 6 PM) Hotel Hell season finale (FOX, 8 PM) Two and a Half Men (FX, 12 PM to 12 AM) House Hunters (HGTV, 10 AM to 8 PM) Pawn Stars (History, 8 AM to 9 PM) Ru Paul’s Drag Race (Logo, 10 AM to 10 PM) Ridiculousness (MTV, 1 PM to 10:30 PM) Stars Earn Stripes finale (NBC, 8 PM) Bad Girls Club (Oxygen, 9 AM to 11 PM) Gossip Girl (Style, 9 AM to 3 AM; includes Season 1 episodes) Degrassi (Teen Nick, 10 AM to 8 PM) Little People, Big World: Down Under (TLC, 8 PM) Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel, 12 PM to 10 PM; new episode premiering at 9 PM) M*A*S*H (TV Land, 8 AM to 6 PM) NCIS (USA, 6 AM to 8 PM) Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta (VH1, 11 AM to 9 PM; new episode at 9 PM) Back to School movie marathon (Starz 1 PM to 7 PM; includes High School High, Prom, Pretty Persuasion, How to Deal, Billy Madison, Bad Teacher, Dazed and Confused) Superhero movie marathon (Encore, 12 AM to 12 AM; includes Flash Gordon, The Shadow, Spawn, Darkman, Hulk, The Green Hornet, Superman 1 – 4, Batman Returns)
What will you be doing this Labor Day? Let us know in the comments below!