New Year’s Day 2021 will be full of TV marathons on several networks, so if you won’t be watching any of the four college football bowl games, here are some TV marathons to engage in.
- Starting at 11 a.m. ET on New Year’s Day, the Food Network is airing eight full hours of Chopped, the competition show that challenges chefs who specialize in all different cuisines to create dishes from a basket of mystery ingredients, some of which seem almost unusable.
- At 9:15 a.m. ET on New Year’s Day, IFC kicks off a marathon of Griswold family trips gone wrong You can watch National Lampoon’s Vacation, National Lampoon’s European Vacation, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and Vegas Vacation, all in a row.
- Law & Order: SVU marathon on USA network. This marathon actually starts on December 31 and rolls right through the next day (1/1).
- On December 30 at 6 p.m. ET, E! is airing the first Sex and the City movie, and from then on out, it’s episodes of the HBO hit that revolutionized the “single girl” on TV.
- The Syfy network’s Twilight Zone marathon is a New Year’s tradition. The Twilight Zone takeover starts at 6 a.m. ET on December 31 and ends early on the morning of January 2, 2021.
- The Sundance Channel hands over the reins to Criminal Minds at 3 p.m. ET, so you can sleep in and still get 12 straight hours of the behavioral profiling procedural.
- The reality series Ghost Hunters is dominating the FYI network from 8 a.m ET on December 31 to 4 a.m. ET on January 2.
- Starting at 9 a.m. ET on January 1, 2021 you can watch the whole run of Dave Chappelle’s Comedy Central series.
- Beginning at 12 p.m. ET Bravo is bringing you seven hours of The Real Housewives of New Jersey reruns, followed by a brand new episode of the current season at 8 p.m. ET.