Thanksgiving is here, and whether you’re celebrating with a large gathering, a smaller event – or alone – there are many ways to spice up Turkey Day with some laid-back entertainment. in your own home. There’s a wide variety of TV this year to appeal to a wide audience, including comeback favorites like the annual parade, multiple marathons, sports documentaries, cooking series, and even an entry into the ever-expanding “Star Wars” universe. Here’s your basic guide to what to see on Thanksgiving. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade The annual event is now in its 96th year, with The Today Show returning as hosts from Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker. . It will open with a musical by Lea Michele and the cast of Broadway’s Funny Girl and The Lion King celebrating their 25th anniversary. Mariah Carey closes the show with her hit single “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” Taking to Instagram, the singer wrote: “My childhood dream come true! I’ll be opening the one and only SANTA CLAUS at this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!” There will also be a number of new floats, including one named “People of the First Light” honoring the Wampanoag tribe. Where to watch: 9am on NBC, also streaming on Peacock.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Brigitte StelzerFighting Rivals This three-part documentary series chronicles the rivalry between the Mexico and United States men’s national soccer teams, focusing on stars like Landon Donovan (USA) and Rafa Márquez (Mexico) and the country’s fanbase. While there’s no specific Thanksgiving theme, if you want to watch sports-related shows beyond soccer – and while the World Cup is in full swing – then this show might be for you. Where to watch: Prime Video. Friends Join the team for a marathon themed around all the funny Thanksgiving episodes including The Rumored One, The One Who Has All Thanksgiving, The One with the Soccer Ball and The One with the Chandler in a box.” Matthew Perry’s recently released memoir Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing might add some context to what’s going on behind the scenes on the NBC sitcom. Where to watch: 12:30 p.m to 5:30 p.m. on TBS.
Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer as Courteney Cox in Friends The One With All The Thanksgivings. ©Warner Bros/Courtesy Everett C”Andor” The first two episodes of the Disney+ series “Star Wars” (prequel to “Rogue One”) are available on other Disney platforms for a limited time. due during the holidays. The series follows rebellious spy Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) through his adult years when he was just a thief. Where to watch: 9 p.m. on FX (and if you missed it, it also airs on Freeform and streams on Hulu at the same time on Friday, in addition to streaming on Disney+).
Diego Luna in Andor. AP “Criminal Minds: Evolution” Long-Term Proceedings (2005-2020 on CBS) is back. In this new series, the FBI’s elite team of criminal profilers must confront an unknown (Zach Gilford, “Friday Night Lights”) who has taken advantage of the pandemic to create a network of hit men. other serial people. Original series stars Joe Mantegna, Kirsten Vangsness, AJ Cook, Paget Brewster and Aisha Tyler all return. Where to watch: Paramount+
Aisha Tyler as Dr. Tara Lewis and Paget Brewster as Emily Prentiss in Criminal Minds: Evolution. PARAMOUNT+”The Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge” Need inspiration in the kitchen? Giada De Laurentiis hosts this cook-off reality show that pits chefs against each other for the best Thanksgiving dinners and side dishes. The winner takes home $25,000. Where to watch: Discovery+. Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the crew in this timeless animated classic, originally released in 1973. Despite the move from PBS to Apple TV+, you can still follow even without subscribing to the streamer. Apple TV+ is offering non-subscribers the chance to watch it for free from November 23rd to November 27th. Where to watch: AppleTV+.
Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Woodstock in “Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving”. Alamy “Drop turkey” When college girl Lucy (Olivia Holt, “Cruel Summer”) returns home from a small town for Thanksgiving, she suspects she will be “dropped by a turkey” or otherwise. Left high school boyfriend. To avoid this, she takes her life into her own hands. Where to watch: 11am on Freeform.
Cheryl Hines and Olivia Holt in Turkey Drop. ©Freeform, formerly ©ABC Family
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