4th of July TV: Nathan's hotdog eating contest, 'Buckwild' marathon and more

nathans-hotdog-eating-contest-2013.jpgIf you're like us, with the 4th of July being a Thursday, you have to work Friday and don't get a four-day weekend. So, we're settling in for some good TV the next couple of days. Set your DVRs if you're heading out of town!

All times Eastern.

Thursday, July 4

A&E: "The First 48" marathon, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., "Independence Day," 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

ABC Family: "National Treasure" marathon, noon to 11 p.m.

AMC: "The Walking Dead" Season 1 marathon, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., replayed in black and white after

BBC America: "Star Trek: The Next Generation" marathon, 8 a.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

CBS: "The Price is Right" Fourth of July special, 11 a.m.

Chiller: "Fear Factor" marathon, 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

ESPN: 2013 Wimbledon women's semifinals, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2013 Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island, 1 p.m.

G4: "American Ninja Warrior" marathon, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hallmark: "Banner 4th of July" movie, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

HGTV: "House Hunters" marathon, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

History: "America the Story of Us" marathon, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., "Pawn Stars" marathon, 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day

IFC: National Lampoon movie marathon, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ("Gold Diggers," "Loaded Weapon 1," "Senior Trip")

Logo: "RuPaul's Drag Race" marathon, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

MTV: "Music Independence Day," an MTV history celebration, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., "Ridiculousness" marathon, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

NatGeo: "Wicked Tuna" marathon, 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

NBC: Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Oxygen: "I'm Having Their Baby" marathon, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

PBS: "A Capitol Fourth," 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Science: "Survivorman" marathon, 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

Smithsonian: "Aerial America" marathon, midnight to 6 a.m. the next day

Soap: "Beverly Hills, 90210" marathon, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Spike TV: "Cops" marathon, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Style: "Tia & Tamera" marathon, 6 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

Syfy: "The Twilight Zone" marathon, 8 a.m. to 6 a.m. the next day

TCM: Revolutionary War, patriotic movie marathon, 6 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. the next day ("The Howards of Virginia," "The Devil's Disciple," "The Scarlet Coat," "Let Freedom Ring," "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," "Anchors Aweigh," "Yankee Doodle Dandy," "The Music Man," "Ah, Wilderness!", "1776")

TLC: "Cake Boss" marathon, 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., "Honey Boo Boo" marathon, 1:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

TNT: "Castle" marathon, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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

VH1: Music Independence Day, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Philly 4th of July Jam, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Friday, July 5

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

AMC: "The Walking Dead" Season 2 marathon, 1 p.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

BBC America: "Star Trek: The Next Generation" marathon, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Chiller: "Twilight Zone" marathon, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

CMT: "Hell's Kitchen" marathon, noon to 11 p.m.

ESPN: 2013 Wimbledon Championships, men's semifinals, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

History: "Modern Marvels" marathon, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

MTV: "Buckwild" marathon, 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Oxygen: "America's Next Top Model" Season 11 marathon, 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Style: "Giuliana & Bill" marathon, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Syfy: "Warehouse 13" marathon, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

USA: "Law & Order: SVU" and "Criminal Intent" marathon, 4 a.m. to 1 a.m. the next day

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