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Fourth of July Marathons 2013

Once again, it’s Fourth of July weekend. While some people will be heading off to the beach or going to a barbeque, others will be curled up on their couch watching one of these marathons.

July 3

A&E : THE FIRST 48 (3 – 7pm), DUCK DYNASTY(7pm- 4am)

AMC: CSI: MIAMI (4 – 8pm)

bio: THE FIRST 48 (7pm- 3am)

Bravo: MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NEW YORK (4 – 8:45pm)

Cloo: HOUSE (8am – 1am)

CMT: REBA (5 – 8pm)

Discovery: DUAL SURVIVAL (5 – 9pm), NAKED AND AFRAID (9pm- 1pm)

Discovery Fit & Health: THE LITTLE COUPLE (7pm – 2am)

Disney XD: KICKIN’ IT (9pm – Midnight)

DIY: DESPERATE LANDSCAPES (8pm – 4am)

Food Network: RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE (7 – 10pm)

GSN: FAMILY FEUD (6pm – Midnight)

Hallmark: LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE (5 – 8pm)

HGTV: BUYING AND SELLING Marathon (1 – 8pm)

History: THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA (4pm – 4am)

ION: FLASHPOINT (9pm – 3am)

Logo: NIP/TUCK (7pm – 1am)

Military: THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR (7pm – 6am)

MTV2: ROB DYRDEK’S FANTASY FACTORY (9pm – Midnight)

Nick at Nite: FULL HOUSE (8pm – Midnight)

NickToons: THE FAIRLY ODDPARENTS (9pm – Midnight)

nuvoTV: THE SHIELD (8pm – 2am)

OWN : LOVE THY NEIGHBOR (7pm – 2am)

ReelzChannel: BEVERLY HILLS PAWN (9pm – 3am)

Smithsonian: AERIAL AMERICA (Midnight – 6am)

Spike: COPS (5 – 8pm)

Style: THE MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER (8am – 3am)

TNT: CASTLE (4 – 9pm)

truTV: HARDCORE PAWN  (7pm – 4am)

TV Land: M*A*S*H (5 – 8pm)

USA: NCIS (8am – Midnight)

WE: PREGNANT & DATING (Midnight – 5am)

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Is Netflix Good For TV?

Since 1997, Netflix has been a go-to for easy access to movies through the web. Expanding its content, Netflix has quickly become an easy way to watch television. The percentage of users who prefer to stream television went from 19 percent to 27 percent in the last year and it is likely to increase. This trend is not only changing the way people watch their shows, but could be good for TV in many ways.

Television is an ever evolving medium that continues to change every day. In fact, the more television that becomes available, the less necessary it is to actually watch it on a television screen. The vast number of show options makes following the intended schedule a nearly impossible task. In this respect, Netflix allows television viewers the ability to watch shows they never have they never time to see or even know about. A marathon of episodes is presented to a Netflix user in a way television does not offer.

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Fourth of July Marathons

Fourth of July Marathons are ubiquitous with the holiday, which is why every network appears to have one.

Here is a long, yet still incomplete list of marathons sorted alphabetically by show.

America’s Funniest Home Videos (11am-11pm, ABC Family)

America’s Got Talent (9am-5pm, Oxygen)

American Greed (11am-6pm, CNBC)

Cajun Pawn Stars (7pm-3am, History)

Criminal Minds (8am-5pm, A&E)

Dancing With the Stars (8am-2pm, GSN)

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