Your guide to Thanksgiving Day marathons 2013

"Friends" is one of several shows that will be airing a marathon of episodes on Thanksgiving.

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  • Thanksgiving is one holiday tailor-made for sitting on the couch
  • There are parades, football games and show marathons all day
  • Options range from "Cops" to "Keeping Up with the Kardashians"
If there were one holiday that was tailor-made for sitting on the couch and indulging in a marathon of your favorite show, it would be Thanksgiving.
So if you find yourself unable to help in the kitchen or simply not interested in the parade — which starts at 9 a.m. on NBC and CBS — and/or football viewing parties around you, we've rounded up some of your other viewing options for the day.
And we're talking the entire day. It's TV marathon time!
From morning until night — assuming you don't fall asleep post-turkey — here's what your television holds for you on Thanksgiving day (Note: Final time is when final episode begins; all in ET):
"Real Husbands of Hollywood" (BET, 8 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m.)
"The Car Chasers" (CNBC, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
"How I Met Your Mother" (FXX, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.)
"Swamp People" (History, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
"Flip or Flop" (HGTV, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
"Catfish: The TV Show" (MTV, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. followed by Catfish, the movie at 10 p.m.)
"Preachers of L.A." (Oxygen, 7:30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m.)
"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (BBC America, 8 a.m. into Friday)
"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" (E!, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
"The Pioneer Woman" (Food Network, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)
"The Three Stooges" (IFC, 7:30 a.m. to 5:05 p.m.)
"Beverly Hills Pawn" (Reelz, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
"Cops" (Spike, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.)
"Friends" (TBS, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
"Castle" (TNT, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
"Modern Family" (USA, 9:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday)
"MythBusters" (SCI, Noon to 7 p.m.)
"Adventure Time" (Cartoon Network, 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)
"Reba" (CMT, 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
"The Profit" (CNBC 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
"Property Brothers" (HGTV, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
"The Squeeze" (MSNBC, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
"The Andy Griffith Show" (TV Land, 1:12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
"Ridiculousness" (MTV, 3:18 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)
"America's Funniest Home Videos" (WGN, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.)