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2015
Nov
26
 
 
All three Godfather movies are shown tonight, in a back-to-back-to-back trilogy. The first two are classics, and indispensible. The third is… not. But if you’re a completest, or an insomniac, go for it.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
26
 
 
Away from college for the Thanksgiving holiday, Arlo Guthrie stayed at a friend’s house in Great Barrington, MA, in an old church turned into a very welcoming family home. That was in November 1965 – 50 years ago today. After trying to help out by taking a load of garbage to the local dump, Arlo ended up arrested for littering, a crime which, much later, resurfaced when he was contacted by his local draft board. He wrote a famously rambling song about his misadventures, released as t
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
26
 
 
Kristin Chenoweth and Matthew Morrison headline this theatrical symposium for high schoolers, held at the White House.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
26
 
 
I recommended this when it premiered Tuesday – and it’s even more appropriate to recommend today. Not only is it Thanksgiving, but now we have a full review of this latest Ric Burns documentary: for more, see David Sicilia’s TV Moneyland. Check local listings.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
26
 
 
Let’s make this simple. It’s time to join 25 million other Americans and add cute dogs to your Thanksgiving Day TV menu. The National Dog Show airs on NBC, right after the Macy’s parade and it’s the perfect appetizer before our long national overdose of turkey and football...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
25
 
 
The Nova documentary patiently sketches the emerging contours of the genius’s special and general theories, then follows the careers of those ideas beyond his death...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
25
 
 
On Dec. 3, NBC will mount television’s latest live musical broadcast: a TV version of The Wiz, starring young newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy, as well as Queen Latifah, David Alan Grier, Uzo Aduba and others. In this promotional special, NBC gives viewers a look behind the scenes, of a production that will arrive, ready or not, in less than two weeks.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
25
 
 
This 1987 movie is perfectly suited for a Thanksgiving Eve telecast, because it’s all about a man (Steve Martin) desperately trying to get home to his family in time for Thanksgiving. John Candy plays his often unwelcome traveling companion, and they make for a delightful comedy duo.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
25
 
 
Before the Pizza Rat became an Internet sensation, Remy the chef rat was a big hit with kids, and adults, as the star of this 2007 animated Pixar film. With the family gathered for the holiday, it’s a wonderful viewing choice for the entire family – especially for foodies.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Nov
25
 
 
Alicia Keys begins a multi-episode guest stint tonight, playing popular singer Skye Summers, in an episode that also features Rosie O’Donnell and returning guest star Vivica A. Fox.